How to Remove Red Wine Stains

Tutorials, Uncategorized, Washing

This is an excerpt from The Little Book of Stain Removal, which is available to order in physical or eBook form from my shop. I know that you might be feeling too tipsy to deal with it right now, but try to follow these steps as best you can, given your situation. If you’ve managed […]

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How to Make Your Handmade Clothes Last

Handmade Clothes, Uncategorized

Making your own clothes gives you a real advantage when it comes to making them last – I have no idea if this analogy is going to make sense (I know nothing about building houses), but we’ll just go with it. The process of actually making clothes – choosing the fabric and sewing it all […]

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Mend It Month – The Prompts

Mending, Uncategorized

Mending your clothes when they need some attention is, of course, going to keep them in service in your wardrobe for longer… but a lot of the time, that’s easier said than done! We usually start off with the best intentions – popping whatever needs fixing, finishing or adjusting in a neat little pile and […]

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Review: Worn Stories & Worn in New York


I’ve been a fan of the ‘Worn Stories’ project for a couple of years, and a have a habit of fervently checking the website once a week on the off chance that a new post might’ve popped up. There hasn’t been one for a while, but in the meantime the two books which have sprouted […]

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Fabric Profile: African Wax Print


This post has been guest written by Adaku Parker – a designer and seller of African Wax Print fabric and products. Read her author bio and visit her shop at the bottom of this post. What Is African Wax Print? African print is a term used to identify a category of textiles using 100% cotton […]

September 22, 2018