Tagged with make it better

New Year’s Resolutions-a review

New Year’s Resolutions-a review

AGES ago, well, 6 months ago, in true New Year style, I blogged some New Year’s resolutions. I thought that this halfway point through the year would be a good point to re-visit them and seem which of them, if any, I have achieved…! Continue making, making do, mending, thrifting, re-loving…and BUYING NOTHING NEW! We’ve … Continue reading

34!!!!

34!!!!

This Saturday, as part of my new Make It Better… enterprise, we Dressed A Girl Around the World! And not just  one girl, 34!!! That’s right, we made 34 pillowcase dresses on our sewing day 🙂 It was SUCH a great day. So many people came and it exceeded all of our expectations. Thankyou so … Continue reading

Bath in Bloom and the Upcycle Exchange

Bath in Bloom and the Upcycle Exchange

I blogged last month about my new social enterprise venture, Make It Better…and the Upcycle Exchange. Essentially, an Upcycle Exchange is selling donated crafting supplies at Pay As You Wish Prices. People donate their unwanted/un-used/un-loved crafting supplies, and I sell them on for whatever the buyer feels is a fair price. This saves things from … Continue reading

Make It Better…

This is my new venture! I have ranted in the past about the lack of ‘community’ in the town where we live, so I have started to take some small steps to try and help. I met a lovely lady called Verity who already runs some sewing workshops in town, and is a very experienced seamstress. … Continue reading

#imapiece Craftivist Jigsaw Project

#imapiece Craftivist Jigsaw Project

This has been on my ‘to-do’ list for ages. But I have finally done it! For those of you who have never heard of it, here is a bit of background info: The Craftivist Collective are a group of crafters on a mission! Their manifesto is: “To expose the scandal of global poverty, and human rights injustices … Continue reading

Sometimes, blips are good…

Sometimes, blips are good…

You may recall I had a momentary blip. Or a bit of a rant. I wasn’t even going to publish it, I just needed to get it all off my chest, and out of my head, onto paper (or computer screen) but I’m so glad I did. The response has been so encouraging, and so … Continue reading