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#makedoandmendhour 17th July

Here we go then, this week’s #makedoandmendhour!

Pics we shared:

1. Brilliant bug house! Made from an old CD cabinet, broken fence panel and discarded bricks! 422 more words


Unwinding in Brighton

Yesterday I returned, happy and weary, from attending the first ever Unwind Brighton, a yarn festival held across several stunning venues in Brighton on the south coast of the UK.  741 more words

Visible Mending Exhibition lands in Farnham, Surrey

Thanks so much to Kate aka Made by Mrs M, who arranged this leg of the tour.   The exhibition will be in the window of the Jo Aylwin Studio in Farnham until 26 July, see if you can spot your postcard in the pics below.   64 more words

Knitting & Crochet Guild Commission - Conclusion

A few weeks ago I started working on a Visible Mending commission from the Knitting & Crochet Guild. Avid readers of my blog might remember the horror of this sleeve: 706 more words


Socks ... again

While away I noticed that the heels of my first pair of tapestry socks were getting a bit thin, and so I made a note to myself to sort that before they wore through. 302 more words


Denim Jeans - Invisible Mending (Almost)

Following on from my experiments in patching here and EcoThrifty’s slow fashion challenge, I decided to tackle the 3 pairs of jeans with holes in the knees.  505 more words


10 things I do that I suspect might make me a bit weird...

Since starting My Make Do and Mend Year, and our quest for a more sustainable lifestyle, I have picked up some new habits. Things I now do without even thinking. 582 more words

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