Sewing

Zero Waste Clair skirt in family tartan

Ever since I saw Liz Haywood in her tartan Clair skirt I knew I wanted to make one in the Preston tartan which I bought in Scotland in 2019. I’m going to give a potted history of the name as it’s why I bought the tartan. The name first appeared in 1222 and Lyulph de […]

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Sewing, Zero waste

Zero waste t-shirts

The zero waste odyssey continues and before I did the course with Holly McQuillan I had looked at the t-shirt patterns on the Make Use website and tried to make sense of them, so I have made a few of these now that I understand the process. The Make Use site has a cropped t-shirt and […]

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Sewing

Zero waste and Fibres West 2019

If you follow me on Instagram you will know that I’ve recently been away for a week staying at an agricultural college called Muresk in the wheatbelt region of WA. It’s normally freezing cold at this time of the year but we were blessed with quite mild weather and beautiful misty mornings. I was enrolled […]

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