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Secondhand First

Secondhand First

I got an exciting e-mail the other week, from the fabulous team at TRAID. TRAID is a charity working to stop clothes being thrown away-they focus on reducing the negative impacts of textiles and the fashion industry on the environment and people’s lives. Which all sounds pretty good to me 🙂 They have clothes collection … Continue reading

Swish Swish Swish!

Swish Swish Swish!

It’s official, Warminster has Swished! Emma Croft from Wiltshire Wildlife Trust is working in Warminster for 6 months with the aim of encouraging the local community to reduce the waste they send to landfill. And I have been ‘helping’, along with Verity (my co-conspirator at Make It Better). So far, we have had the Repair Cafe … Continue reading

Swishing and Upcycled Bunting…

Swishing and Upcycled Bunting…

Tomorrow, we Swish! Emma (from Wiltshire Wildlife Trust) and I have organised a Swish (clothes swapping with a posh name..) in Warminster tomorrow night (The Organ Inn, 7-9pm if you fancy it!) and to pretty up the skittle alley, we decided we needed some bunting. Now, I have some bunting at home, that I made … Continue reading

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

Swishing

Swishing

Last week I went to my very first Swish! Well, it wasn’t technically a Swish, it was branded as a clothes swap, but as that’s what Swishing is, I’m counting as my inaugural swishing experience. It was BRILLIANT!! All organised by the lovely Catherine of Knee-High Tales. It was really well organised, and such a … Continue reading