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Bristol Re-Use Network - so much more than 'make do & mend'

It’s good to recycle your unwanted stuff but in spite of an increase in the city’s recycling, we are still sending ever more to landfill. 528 more words


Almost Shaun the Sheep

Shaun the Sheep – the popular cartoon character from Aardman Studios, Bristol’s world famous animation company is being celebrated with a series of decorated sheep statues being deposited in a trail throughout Bristol (and London). 452 more words

Heart Space Studios

Knitting a square...

Knit one, pearl one, drop one…

Here at Upton we like to be warm, so what better way than to make a blanket!

So far we have had hundreds of contributions of colourfully knitted squares to the Great Upton Blanket from volunteers and visitors alike. 304 more words

The House


This stripey top i got for £5 as one of the buttons was missing and it became my first ‘Make Do and Mend’ project.

I didn’t like the mishmash-ed button selection anyway so i removed them all and added my own white mother of pear ones for a classier feel. 42 more words


Simple Jacket Re-Styling

I recently bought this (very reasonably priced AND in the sale!) wool jacket,  but felt that it needed a bit of jazzing-up. The lining is a lovely bright pink, but the pink woven stripes of the tweed are quite pale making the outside of the jacket look a little dull. 142 more words


Fried oatmeal as sausage

Do you cook oatmeal and sometimes end up with a small amount of leftovers?  Leftover oatmeal can be used in lots and lots of ways by adding them to other recipes.   375 more words

Pinching Pennies

Outside Archive Club - We can Archive anywhere!

It’s a very warm day here at Paganel School today and even our lovely cool archive room was a bit stuffy so we found a cool (and clean!) space to work under the trees in the Early Years play area. 56 more words