Make Do and Mend: Learning about sustainable sewing from the …

This week I’ve been putting my love of sewing and history together in the name of blog post research. History has long been my favourite subject,…

Count Your Buttons Day (Yes, Really!)

As weird and wonderful holidays go, Count Your Buttons Day is right up there. I’m not sure how I came across it, but apparently 21st…

Refashion A Lady Skater Dress Into Two Garments

Do you refashion any of your handmade clothes? I don’t think I ever have before but this Lady Skater Dress was calling out to be…

Should we only buy fabric when we need to?

I had an interesting bit of feedback on my post about eco-friendly sewing spaces. My first point in that post was that we should buy…

Make Your Sewing Space More Eco-Friendly

Whether you sew in a dedicated room or in a corner of your dining room, there are a few things you can do to make…

Creating my dream handmade capsule wardrobe

I have spent forever looking through my sewing patterns, and at some new ones, trying to plan a capsule wardrobe. I don’t want to create…

Meet: Charlie Ross from Offset Warehouse

I’ve long been a big fan of what Charlie is doing over at Offset Warehouse. Offset Warehouse stock the most amazing ethical fabrics and I…

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