Broken buttons and ripped seams…

I promised to share some of my mends from my recent mendathon (read more here)  and the brown raincoat one is first on the list.   It had come apart…

A mendathon!

Ages ago I put a whole load of things that needed mending in a large laundry bag, which I then didn’t look at again until yesterday. I tipped everything out…

My Year of Eco Challenges – Challenge 8

I haven’t used shampoo on my hair since last September (read more here). I haven’t visited a supermarket since last October (read more here). I haven’t bought anything new or…

A quick fix…

My son has a jacket, which isn’t wearing very well.  It has a few rips in it and the stuffing is falling out of it.  I have been very slow…

Turning old jeans into a skirt…

A few weeks ago I got a massive burst of inspiration and decided to make a long denim skirt out of a pair of jeans. The jeans in question were…

Having a sort out…

As part of My Year of Eco Challenges, I have set myself the challenge of giving each day (can be my time or my stuff, but not money (see here for the…