Stay Radical and Repair

My friend Sadie contacted me and asked whether her slipper boots could be saved. Of course I agreed, not knowing the extent of the damage but excited to start the project. This is the first time I’ve been asked to mend an item that wasn’t from someone in my immediate family. I was a bit…

#Mendmarch : Week 1

Mendmarch is a daily challenge for March set up by @Visiblemend on Instagram. So here is the 1st week prompt list: View this post on Instagram Week One #mendmarch -3 days! Here are your mendmarching orders— full month posted a few back. Recap: it’s an instagram challenge but not as you know it, there’s no…

Preemptive Mending & Prolonging The Life of Clothes

I ‘ve always been into sewing, upcycling and creating things. So the act of mending items has been normal to me. I’ll always try to fix something before just chucking it away and clothes are no exception. With the arrival of our son in 2017 (he’s just over 2 now!) we had, and still have,…

Upcycled Gift Bow

Something quick & simple I made the other night. It was a bit fiddly and took more time than I remembered but I like the look of it 🙂

For Fox Sake! A Cross-stitched Gift

Foxes are damned cute and look great in crossstitch form. You could stitch this for yourself or a friend; for xmas or a birthday and I guarantee it will look awesome.