Category Archives: Recycling

Hold on tight

And so it was I found myself in a rush trying to put on a pair of tights. This is never a good combination. Even when faced with several hours to complete the task, I can still manage to click them with a fingernail, and/or push my thumb through them. You can already see where this one’s going can’t you? Continue reading

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Kid Gloves

This was another pretty-easy wee project, I needed only to tie off the loose ends then sew over the current stitches, matching the stitching and thread… Continue reading

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Candle in the Wind

Today was the day of the Jean. Or should I say Jeans. Aaaaand also not the day of the Shirt. Nor Bra come to think of it. Continue reading

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Hand In My Pocket

Today’s Mend and Make Do is brought to you fuelled by sherry, copious food, and red wine. That’s right folks, I’m having a night at the old folks home (commonly called My Parents House). Continue reading

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I was just mentally psyching myself to brace the high street in search of a card shop, when I remember my renewed and refocused “Make do and Mend” mantra. So I dug through my card stash… Continue reading

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Second-Hand News

So do any of you co-habit with other species? You do? Oh good. I knew I liked you. Well then here’s a quickie for those of you who have cages/kennels/hutches to line. Continue reading

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Pack up your troubles…

So today’s wee venture was to sort out my Dad’s old RAF kit bag. He was clearing a load of stuff out and asked… Continue reading

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Arm-y Of Me

I decided to cut the sleeves out of an old jumper which had pretty cuff detail. I used the lovely scallop stitch… Continue reading

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