Bristol’s Big Green Week – Sew Lab 19th & 20th June

Some of you may have already noticed the tweets & facebook updates about the Shwop & Sew Lab being hosted by Marks & Spencer in their Broadmead store this Friday & Saturday.

I’m feeling very excited to be one of the Bristol based sewing schools who have been asked to join in with the stars from the Great British Sewing Bee to bring a host of opportunities for the good people of Bristol to have a go at mending, making & recycling at the Sew Lab – for free!

Friday’s theme is love your wardrobe’s future – repairs & alterations.

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Make Me A Wardrobe – Progress Report #mmaw2015

As it’s the end of April I thought I would give you an update on how I am getting on with this challenge & share a few thoughts.mmaw2015

If you’re not sure what I am talking about, this is the challenge that Jen from Make Do and Mend-able set herself to make herself one garment a month during 2015. As with all her challenges she encouraged others to join in & when I found out about it at the end of January I decided it was just the motivation I needed to find time to make my own clothes this year. So with a month to catch up, I joined in!

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