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''how even your old worn out sock can have a global impact''

Under our Make & Mend series while researching we have came across many projects. There is always a questions that do we need these self initiated projects? 1,419 more words


Frugal Friday: Darn your socks

Welcome to Frugal Friday, a weekly instalment where we try to provide small, bite-sized frugal tips from the school of Professor Roar Frugasaurus’ Fantastic Frugality Fair! 914 more words

Tips And Tricks

From my desk ~the great debate

Here it is ~ the great debate which is swirling round my head as I sit at my desk ~

‘A Stitch in Time saves Nine’ or ‘Mending be Darned’. 363 more words


Of All the Easy Things

Project Complete

Sewing, for me, is in part about sustainability; about knowing where things come from, how they were made and that they will last.  Mending feels like a super power.  267 more words

TBT: My Mother's Darning Eggs

My mother is a retired seamstress (in that she no longer takes customers, but will still help me with projects) and was often offered sewing-related items by her customers. 479 more words


Gargoyle Chip Report V

This week, I am happy to announce, I did make a little progress. Not much, but enough to knock a sneer off an uppity gargoyle’s face. 40 more words

Deborah Makarios

Pattern: Yarnivores

My little monsters have an official pattern…and a name!

These creatures have been living in my head for some time now. I had made one… 377 more words