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The Best Kept Shopping Secret Is Out!

Barrow Shop where all clothes…shoes…accessories are £1…it used to be the best kept secret in Barrow but now it seems everyone knows about it!

We still get the odd customer coming to the counter to query the price but most people coming into the shop know that once you step past a certain point every item you pick up will cost £1…how great is that? 34 more words

Marvellous Millom!

The magnificent Millom team have done it again…another new event…another huge success…how do they keep doing it?

There are three main factors to their success… 127 more words

Easy 2 Minutes DIY - Upcycled Plastic Ear ring from waste plastic water bottle

Easy do it yourself steps to make ear rings from waste plastic water bottles. It only takes 2 minutes and less materials to get the final product. 44 more words


Reusing is a Great Practice

Geoff’s mum and dad had the caravan at Lennox Head for the past 30 something years. It has been a favourite holiday destination for our family since the children were babies. 471 more words


Recycling, Reusing, Hand-dyed Scraps with Sashiko Stitching

With the plant dyeing season over in Chicago, I have begun putting my natural hand-dyed scraps together.  Patches. And patches with sashiko style stitching.

Combining vintage scraps with new sashiko patterns (well, new to me!) 7 more words

WATG Embroidery and Upcycling

Who doesn’t have an old shirt at the bottom of the wardrobe that hasn’t been used in ages? I try again and again to have just whatever I use on a regular basis but there’s always one or two pieces of clothing to which I have a more emotional attachment or they have been worn out but they are just so comfy that I never let go.  378 more words


Heaven and Hell for the OCD: SCRAP PDX

More places for my blog challenge!

I’ve only lived in the Portland area for a little over a year, and, like most crafters, I make friends with other crafters in part to find out the best (cheapest) places to find supplies. 418 more words