Sewing creates textile waste, should we care?

I’ve started to think that sewing can be a pretty wasteful hobby. This textile waste just can’t be helped sometimes. There’s the waste from cutting…

Natural dye

Before we get into discussing natural dye, have you signed up for my new monthly newsletter? First one goes out this week!  The summer holiday…

Time for some slow sewing

It feels like a long time since I sewed anything. It’s partly down to a conscious decision to do some slow sewing, even though I’m…

Make a cork leather keyring

Did you read my last post about how amazing cork leather is? I was given a piece of this awesome eco-friendly textile as part of…

Ethical textiles: Cork leather

Have you ever sewn with cork leather? Read on to find out more about this amazing eco-friendly textile!   I have thought a lot recently…

A good week and a new skirt

This week I gave up a couple of hours to help out the Buddy Bag Foundation. They pack backpacks for children who have had to…

Moving my blog forward

I wouldn’t usually blog about blogging, it’s a bit meta, but I want to talk about what I want this blog to be going forwards.…