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Mending a woolly jumper - craft project update 2

When one of my favourite woolly jumpers developed holes and was in need of some serious mending, I decided to give it a bit of a thrifty make-over. 695 more words

Sustainable Living

Endings and Beginnings

Dear readers, first things first: a happy new year to you! I hope 2015 will be full of many fullfilling spinning, knitting, darning, and other crafty pursuits. 1,211 more words


Darning and Stitching

These images are from my last project where I based my work on the word ‘Remote’.  I really enjoy darning so for this project I focused on using the technique. 85 more words

Further reflections on needs and wants

I’ve written before about how rationing forces me to distinguish between needs and wants but as the second year of my clothes rationing experiment draws to a close, I am gaining new perspectives on both. 872 more words

Wartime Wardrobe Challenge

Overdressed - A move away from cheap and nasty clothing

I love this article as it represents a move that I have already undertaken, that of making more of my own clothes.

It began with my frustration of wearing out clothing in certain spots, which if thought of in a mathematical viewpoint would only be classed as 10% or less. 236 more words