6 Top Tips for Wrapping Up Your Sewing Alterations on Lockdown

Altered plum top by A Howse

Tip 1

Find some of your family's clothes that need basic mending and only simple repairs and tackle them sewing by hand in the garden. Alternatively enjoy some […]

How To Make A ‘Boho’ Day Bag Out of an Old Liberty Skirt

We hope you are all keeping well and you are finding a little time to stroll outdoors and enjoy the sunshine, every day if you can. Recently I have been making useful bags for going out on a walk and carrying a flask with a […]

Make A Big Tote Bag When Staying In, For Your Essential Trips Out

navy spot bag by A Howse

We hope you are all enjoying a sunny Friday now Spring is finally here. We also hope you are keeping positive and finding creative ways to spend more time at home now. We are all staying in to help the […]

Sewing Simple Tote Bags for Handmade Presents

Personalised tote bag

It is simple to sew some personalised tote bags for your friends and family. These eco-friendly presents are sure to please them at any time of the year. Ideal for keeping in the car and in the hallway for trips to the market or grocery shops, these shoulder bags are […]

Upcycle a Full Midi Length Silk Skirt into a Totally Unique Tunic Top

Silk top from left side

January is a great time of year to go through your wardrobe and have a good sort out.

Repairing, updating and altering your garments is better for the environment. 

Although it is tempting to hit the sales and stock up on more fast […]

How To Upcycle a Designer Skirt into a One Off Dress

Finished Dress with Interior Textiles

Buying second hand and vintage clothing like this colourful Pierre Cardin skirt is better for the environment.

It is worth re-cutting, customising and upcycling pieces you already own as it is a fun way […]