Natural and Thrifty in 365: #3 Homemade Reusable Coffee Filter

If you are an avid coffee drinker like myself, then sewing your own reusable coffee filter may be a good way to save some money and the environment. After posting about how to make the perfect cup of coffee, some people voiced concerns about french press coffee raising cholesterol.

Using a filter like this, will filter out what causes that raise in cholesterol. If you are handy at all with a sewing machine, then check out this post on how to sew your own reusable coffee filter.

Photo courtesy of ECAB.

Natural & Thrifty in 365 is a year-long series of 365 tips for living more green, natural and healthy while saving money. Do you have a natural and thrifty tip that you would like to share with The Thrifty Mama readers? Contact me here and let me know about it. You just might get featured as one of the 365 tips!

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  1. Hi, I just found your blog! This post is incredibly handy. I sew my own coffee filters, but I can’t get the top part to look perfect. Guess that’s what happens when you’re new to the sewing scene 😉

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