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Denim patches.

I’ve spent the last few days emptying my brain of its ideas. If I don’t do this regularly I get very cross and grumpy.
Having a room where I can go and paint, glue and sew is wonderful and I am very grateful that our family lifestyle allows me the luxury of being there. 48 more words

Sewing

Make Do And Mend - End Measured Mile

Hot Pink with Orange Haze (Limited to 19)
Paper + Plastick

Signed by Make Do And Mend.

Make Do And Mend

Seamwork article: Sashiko Embroidery

I love sashiko embroidery, so I jumped at the chance to write my first full-length Seamwork article on it.

“To me, sashiko is a technique of transformation that honors the impulse to re-use waste and use materials efficiently.

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Freelance Writing

Craftroom Update and tortoise

Hello Peeps!

I hope you all are having a great day! I have been busy updating and re organising my craft room. When Johnnie and I first moved in together I set up a room to craft in 2 years ago. 199 more words

Crafts

Shop Right...

I suppose you could say my shopping days are over. It all began when I went to University in 2009. After years of well paid office jobs and not having to worry too much about money, it was a shock to be living off a three grand a year maintenance grant. 653 more words

Blog

Patagonia goes on European mission to make clothes better than new

Patagonia has announced a mission to extend the lifetime of clothes with a five-country European tour, offering free repairs on garments of any brand and advice on how people can fix their own stuff at home. 267 more words

News

Easy DIY Project: Making Mittens from Socks

After accidentally slightly shrinking some wool socks in the wash, I thought I’d give them a new life as a pair of fingerless mittens.

This easy upcycling project would also work using the sleeves from a wool jumper. 223 more words

Sewing