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  • A Fashion Revolution Love Letter

    Fashion Revolution Week is in April, to honour those lost in the Rana Plaza tragedy. In fact, I just received an email from them with…

    Why You Should Be Buying Vintage Clothes

    One of the best things about our clothes is that they can say so much about us. Fast fashion kind of kills that with everyone…

    Sewing the Astoria from Colette Patterns’ Seamwork Magazine

    The Astoria Sweatshirt About a million years ago, Colette Patterns released the Astoria sweatshirt pattern via the Seamwork magazine. At the time, every sewing blogger…

    Meet: Alison Harper and Baby & Tots Boutique

    In my last newsletter I mentioned #EthicalHour; have you ever taken part? It’s on Monday evenings at 8pm (which I often miss because I’m at…

    Meet: Arture and their sustainable vegan accessories

    Remember the┬ápost about cork leather and the keyring I made too? Literally just after I’d written those posts I met Keshsa in a Facebook group…

    Meet: Ragged Life

    As I said in Thursday’s post, this month’s blog posts have got a bit of a textile waste theme. Mostly because I’ve been thinking about…

    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…

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