Jen’s post over at Make do and Mend has prompted me to look back at numerous charity shop bargains and consider where I went wrong. Jen is starting a new challenge of no new clothes, not even from the charity shop, or swishing events and no new fabric either. She has noted a couple of … More Confessions of a Charity Shop Addict
Last year I joined the 6 items challenge, wearing just 6 items from my wardrobe for 6 weeks. This really was a challenge for me, I didn’t include my jeans and really missed them. Also the wear and tear on my denim skirt was noticeable. What I actually wear week to week this time of … More 6 items challenge?
While preparing my talk for the local WI I had a look back at my wardrobe de-cluttering post from January 2013 and realised, that I have learnt more about recycling clothes and what happens to the clothes we send to the charity shop since then. Where do you think those clothes go to once you … More What happens to the clothes we take to the charity shop?
I’ve just had the most brilliant weekend at the Clothes Show Live with Nicole of Pretty Nostalgic Magazine. I wasn’t quite sure what to expect when I arrived at the Clothes Show on Saturday Morning. There to greet me was this amazing stall made with scrap pallets and full of treasures given to Cancer Research … More The Customisation Station
I have been selected to be one of 8 refashioners for the Renegade Seamstress’s 2nd Refashion Runway! I am very excited and rather scared!! Can I be eventive enough to compete with some rather clever international refashioners? Do follow our progress and every Saturday you can vote for the best refashion, will I get past week … More I’m Excited!!