Post Christmas Gift & Clothes Swish!

I’m so excited to be finally holding another swishing event. This has been on my mind since last year where I had the idea to do a post Christmas swish to help those left with unwanted gifts to swap them for better ones and also refresh their wardrobe for the...
Catch up post: our year so far & what’s ahead

Catch up post: our year so far & what’s ahead

Can you believe it’s almost October? Where has this year gone? I woke up this morning and felt a chill in the air and could sense those chilly mornings creeping in – you know, when it’s still dark outside and you just want to snuggle a little longer...
DIY: Upcycled wrist pin cushion

DIY: Upcycled wrist pin cushion

Hello again.. Sorry for my hiatus, I’ve been busy working on lots of new things for Make Thrift London and blogging has gotten¬†neglected. But fear not, I’ve got a heap of great posts in the pipeline,¬†from furniture upcycling, the return of Mending Monday,...
A Sewing Time Capsule: Part One

A Sewing Time Capsule: Part One

If you follow me on instagram or Facebook you may have seen me post a photo this week of my Jones’ sewing machine. I’ve got a weakness for vintage sewing machines and at last count own 7 vintage or antique metal sewing machines which I have acquired from...
Mending Monday: Repairing a seam – denim

Mending Monday: Repairing a seam – denim

This week I’ve done another really simple repair. I’ve got this vintage denim jacket which used to be my Mum’s from circa 1980s. It’s probably a size too small for me across the shoulders but although snug, it fits (just about) and I love it....