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

What happens to the clothes we take to the charity shop?

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?

Creative Sewing Workshops for Spring

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