Wardrobe Card Game

Inspired by Gwen Shlichta’s illustrations in Flow Magazine issue 17 I started to draw my current wardrobe.  Then, as I tried again and still had elements I wasn’t happy with, I thought, why not draw each item separately?  I’ve ended up with a set of cards.  I had been meaning to take photos of all … More Wardrobe Card Game

Cardigan alteration

I’ve been meaning to try removing the ruffle front from my long navy cardigan for ages.  Finally got brave enough and found where it had been ‘knitted on’ and it came off a treat.  I love my cardigan again now! Wearing it with my STALF grey stripe tee and some Skinny jeans I picked up … More Cardigan alteration

Fashion Uplift

I nipped down to Lincoln this morning for a bit of clothes shopping.  My lovely friend Elly and her friend Ali put on their First Fashion Uplift Event at The Assembly Rooms.  There were lots of stalls, with people selling their unwanted, quality clothing. After a good look round a nice cup of coffee and … More Fashion Uplift

Charity Shop Bargains

While I was checking out the local charity shops for some more linen and cotton sheets for my Eco-Print Workshops, I spotted these: A lovely pale peachy pink Phase Eight Jacket, for £2.50 in The Salvation Army Shop.  It will fit me nicely once the sleeves are shortened.  The colour isn’t good on me, but … More Charity Shop Bargains

Cardigan Upcycle

For a long time I have been looking for a good wool jumper or cardigan.  My knitting is so slow, I still haven’t quite finished the lovely merino wool cardigan I started in the summer. Finally I found this, in the Salvation Army charity shop.  A M&S Merino wool polo neck.  A couple of sizes … More Cardigan Upcycle

Six Items Challenge

I’ve been thinking about taking up this challenge again this year.  A brilliant way to get us thinking about the amount of clothes we own, and what we really need. My winter wardrobe consists of: Jeans (vintage Levis) Grey long sleeve tee shirt Grey silk blouse Navy Cardigan (upcycled from a jumper – will make … More Six Items Challenge