Marlena Mayle is a sewing enthusiast from Wisconsin. You can find more of her awesome DIY projects and Care Bears-inspired outfits over at her blog, Self-Constructed Freak.
Make a pin in a pinch.
A super-simple DIY.
This might really be the easiest thing you ever do.
A Weetzie Bat-inspired DIY.
Ethical AND adorable.
Cuter than a button.
For a bracelet, a curtain, a shoelace, whatever.
A mod look to make Peggy Moffitt proud.
Turn your old white sneaks into sources of delight.
August’s theme is DESIRE. For details on how to send us your work, please read our Submit page. ✴
Rookie is an online magazine and book series for teenagers. Each month, a different editorial theme drives the writing, photography, and artwork that we publish. Learn more about us here, and find out how to submit your work here!