International Orangutan Day: #StopDirtyPalmOil

  Today marks International Orangutan Day; a day to encourage everyone to take action to protect the rainforests which are home to these amazing animals.…

Meet: Conscious Fibres

I’ve been following Victoria W on Instagram for a while now as, like me, she’s a keen sewist. When she created Conscious Fibres, I just…

Interview with Emma Bunton: Kit & Kin, being …

Meeting Emma Bunton In September I had the pleasure of being invited along to Kit & Kin‘s blogger launch party. Part of the day included…

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…

The True Cost (Part Two): Cotton

Did you read my first post about The True Cost? Yes? Then let’s talk about cotton. Genetically modified cotton to be specific. Need to watch The…