A little bit late getting this one written and published, but I didn’t want to just leave it until next year. This past year in business has been a little bit of a crazy one.
Shopping sustainably need not be a difficult task – it just requires a little forward thinking and planning.
Manchester crafters rejoice: I’m beginning to exhibit at various Makers Markets around the city, so now you’ll be able to come and purchase direct from me without paying for shipping!
When starting a new hobby it can be difficult to justify spending a lot of money – and for good reason. So how do you start a new hobby sustainably?
Knitting and crocheting are crafts which have been around for centuries, so you’d think that perhaps we might already know how to keep our crafting footprint down. Sadly, in the 20th century we lost much of that knowledge in order to make way for innovation.
If you want to sew more sustainably, but you don’t know where to start – this post is for you!
Happy New Year folks! I’ve spent the last couple of weeks planning out what I want to achieve with The Haberdasher Bee this year and so I thought this was a good way of laying things out.
Oh how times flies! In August last year, I officially set up The Haberdasher Bee and opened the shop the following month. It’s been an interesting first year and so I thought I’d take the time to sit back and take stock of how I’ve done.
It might seem obvious to assume that natural dyes derived from plants would work best on plant based fibres, but this isn’t always the case. So how do you choose, and how is the process of dyeing different for cellulose and protein fibres?
Sustainable scissors may not be your first thought when trying to make more eco-friendly choices in sewing your own clothes, but every choice has the potential to be very impactful.