August 21, 2019

It’s and Ikea futon upcycled.

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August 19, 2019

I found an Ikea futon frame on the side of the road, picked up a few pieces of lumber and using my basic woodworking skills turned it into a proper bed frame.

August 14, 2019

They’re sitting at the bottom of my closet being filled up.

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August 12, 2019

The responsibilities from last week continued this week, but this time it was taking care of my nephew for a few days. With the time I had left over, I made the remaining laundry bags using recycled fabrics.

August 7, 2019

The laundry bag I made this week. Also, my Monstera is really growing, huh?!

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August 5, 2019

I’m a grown man and I’ve been throwing my dirty laundry on the floor in my closet. Shame. I had visions of making a magnificent hamper contraption with pulleys, levers and such but in the end decided to use what I had in my apartment to sew a laundry bag. That, turns out, was the true genius.

July 22, 2019

I hosted mom and aunt for our first official session of the Mennonite Embroidery Club. Silliness, comedy, tomfoolery and shenanigans ensued.

June 17, 2019

It’s been raining a lot, so I want to make myself a rain coat. I did my research and discovered a technique known as waxed cotton, waxed canvas or tin cloth. It’s a process of permeating cotton fabric with a combination of waxes and oils to make it water resistant.

I bought myself all the necessary materials and got to work experimenting with different techniques. These are the results.

June 7, 2019

This photo is inspired by that famous painting of the farmer couple standing in front of a house and the man holding the pitchfork.

In this week’s video, Mennonite Corn travelled to his home town to help momma in the garden.

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June 3, 2019

Spring is here — although it doesn’t feel like it — and it’s time to get plants and seeds in the ground if there’s to be an autumn harvest, so Mennonite Cornelius got to work both planting some greens in his apartment but also made the pilgrimage to his hometown to help get mom’s garden sown.