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Glasgow School of Yarn

Compared with other many other yarn festivals, Glasgow School of Yarn is small – but perfectly formed! Now in its fourth year, GSoY combines a small (but very high quality) marketplace with lots of workshops and shorter classes. 484 more words

more hole chasing

The second of the friend’s much-loved thrift shop sweaters that had been used as meals by the moths. This time mended with needle-felted roving; much quicker and easier than the thread used previously, especially since this piece had more and larger holes. 12 more words


Oops! Darn it!

There I am in the middle of my current project for a workshop at Eternal Maker, when suddenly I realise that I have cut through the largest piece of my project! 361 more words


Mending with Passion

Any one who knows me will know my passion for using what already exists, the second-hand, the unwanted. I love receiving ‘cast-offs’ and I love something I call ‘honest’ interiors (found one yesterday, in a shop, the walls had been stripped back to the brick work. 277 more words


Life in the bubble - what really goes on here

This is our last week in the bubble.  The “just the two of us in the middle of nowhere in rural France” bubble.  This time next week we’ll be in Bordeaux doing various things associated with moving to a new place. 351 more words

Nature, Photography & France

The art of visible mending

Visible mending seems to have gained popularity in recent times…which is great!

I love the thought of recycling textiles, I have always enjoyed repairing garments with a needle and thread. 99 more words


July's repair café

Our July repair café seems so long ago now as we had a break in August.

We are now looking forward to our next event as we are holding a MENDATHON in collaboration with… 82 more words