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
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 had the sleeves off this jacket for a while….. I was thinking about making it into a kind of ‘waistcoat’ for me, but concluded that I probably wouldn’t actually wear a long double breasted waistcoat….. Having cut the sleeves off, I got to thinking about using the sleeve as one side of a bag. … More Upcycled Red jacket – Shoulder Bag
50 Bearwoodhill Road Burton DE15 0JR http://themakinghouse.bigcartel.com Saturday February 4th 10am-4pm Drop in: Machine embroidered heart to make into a Valentine card or add a ribbon loop for a pretty decoration. £5 Saturday 11th February 10- 4pm Recycled bags and cushions Price includes threads and lunch, as this is a recycling event, please bring … More Creative Sewing Workshops for Spring