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.
It can be hard to buy Christmas presents for loved ones and friends – especially if you don’t know a great deal about their hobbies or the things they’re passionate about. What do you get for a knitter when all you know is that they knit?
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!
Lots of sewists want to be more sustainable and are focused on great projects which make a conscious effort to choose more sustainable fabrics. So why is haberdashery overlooked in the quest to be more sustainable?
Keeping your wardrobe manageable is hard. Making clothes can easily mean it gets out of control and you have more garments than you actually wear, it’s easy to fall into the trap of owning more and more clothes.
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?
For household decorations, furniture and even clothes, we already have well known options for how to pass on these things to others who want them – but what do you do if it’s fabric or yarn that you no longer want?
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!