Mending Monday: Repairing ripped pocket seams

Mending Monday: Repairing ripped pocket seams

Yay, it’s Monday! Today’s Mending Monday is a really quick and easy one but essential nonetheless. I’ve had this tan brown wool mix coat for about 5 years now and I’ve worn it so much, it was a great buy. It’s a go to jacket that takes me...
Mending Monday – Replacing worn elastic in a waistband

Mending Monday – Replacing worn elastic in a waistband

Ok, I put my hands up; I am bad at this. It’s not Monday, it’s Tuesday (but in the grand scheme of things, I am doing better than last week) and I’m not changing the day because I like the alliteration of Mending Monday..Mending Tuesday just...
Mending Monday – Shortening a Pleated Vintage Skirt

Mending Monday – Shortening a Pleated Vintage Skirt

Now, I know it isn’t Monday today, or even Tuesday but I’m a bit behind on this week, so please forgive me while I catch up. To kick start my Me-Made-May Challenge I’ve decided to start a new weekly feature on my blog called “Mending...

Me-Made-May 2015 Challenge

Wow, hello strangers! Just a quick post to tell you I’ve signed up for this year’s Me-Made-May. If you haven’t heard of Me-Made-May, where have you been for the past 5 years? Zoe from the amazing ‘So Zo What Do You Know’ sewing blog...
Craftivism: How you can make a difference through craft

Craftivism: How you can make a difference through craft

 Have you ever thought about crafting for a cause? I first met Sarah Corbett (founder of the Craftivist Collective) a couple of years ago when I attended one of her workshops, purely by chance, at the BUST Craftacular Christmas fair in 2011. I’d never heard of...
Saying goodbye to 2013 and my goals for 2014

Saying goodbye to 2013 and my goals for 2014

Happy New Year! At the start of the year everyone’s on a bit of a come down from the Christmas festivities as we all return to work. But January is a great time to look at our lives, review the last 12 months and think about what we could do to make the New Year a...