5 Ultra-Modern Ways To Have A More Eco-friendly Home

40% of UK emissions come from households, according to the latest Committee On Carbon Change report. Although the percentage has been decreasing for the last decade, there is still a lot of work to be done to make the drastic changes we need to make as a country, to contribute to a necessary worldwide reduction … Read more

How to make a reusable sandwich wrap

Learn how easy it is to make your own wax sandwich wraps. These reusable cloth sandwich wraps are perfect for picnics and packed lunches, ditch the plastic!   As a child, I remember hating the fact we couldn’t go anywhere without a picnic being made first – as an adult I now see my parents … Read more

How to make a fabric lampshade cover – Rust Fabric Lampshade

There is something beautiful about rust dyed fabric, the results are unique, different each time. You can create semi-regular patterns using rusty nails in a circular formation, or how about washers laid out? Personally, I like a random pattern.  Some months back I had fun experimenting with creating rust dyed fabric, you read more about … Read more

Ethical Fabric Guide – UK

As my confidence in sewing garments grows my interest in buying fabric increases. I try and reuse fabrics and former garments for most of my sewing, creating bags from curtains, dresses from jeans, refashioning charity shop items. However, there are times when new fabric feels a must – especially as I am a size 14/16, if … Read more