Zero Waste Sewing

Did you know that it’s Zero Waste Week? Not only that, but it’s actually the 10th anniversary of Zero Waste Week too. I’ve written about…

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…

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: 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…

Meet: Hoooked

Somewhat embarrassingly, I have to admit that Hoooked sent me a wonderful parcel of goodies to write about around 18 months ago. To add further…

Should we donate clothes to charity?

Do you know where the clothes you donate to charity end up?   Textile waste is a massive concern for the environment. An estimated 245…