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Scrap buster: Suffolk Puffs

My favourite part of running a vintage fabric shop is meeting customers. It isn’t so easy for an online shop but I get to meet people at the fabric shows. Even during lockdown it has been great connecting with customers on social media and via email. Mera came along to the Stich Festival last February…

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How to use up fabric scraps

My top tips for zero waste sewing No matter how ingenious I am with my pattern lays, I always end up with weird shaped pieces of fabric left over. As I cut, sew and trim I throw my fabric scraps into various boxes One box for larger pieces that can be used to make small…

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Fabric Scrap Busting

Top tips for zero waste sewing “Waste in fashion can be redesigned and minimised. It can be a massive problem or could be an untapped never-ending resource”Loved Clothes Last: Fashion Revolution Issue #2 If you have found my website it is likely that you already make and alter your own clothes rather than buying fast…

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Make Hoop Art From Vintage Fabric

Fabric Scrap Busting A super quick project to create colour for your home. I often find swatches of vintage fabric that I love but are too small to do anything with. Such as this vintage Liberty silk paisley swatch. Gifted to me from Simply Vintage at The Stitch Festival, I couldn’t resist all those bright…

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