Tag Archive: eco

The Hanger Games

Are you constantly doing battle for space with odds and ends of fabric and holey hosiery that you’re keeping “just in case”? Are your jackets and tops getting all stretched out of shape around… Continue reading

DIY discovery: arm knitting

Do you have a list as long as your arm of friends/relatives/randoms requiring Christmas presents? Then this DIY might be something for you. I learnt how to do it in about half an… Continue reading

Mulberries gets a makeover

It’s now already two months since I escaped the Melbourne winter and yet I still haven’t told you what has been the main focus of my time away. I think it’s high time… Continue reading

An ethical shopping assistant in your pocket

Have you ever been clothes shopping and wondered what kind of impact your dollars were making on the world? Seeing as I normally purchase my wardrobe from opshops or make stuff myself, I don’t… Continue reading

If you like it then you should put a pin on it

Is there much more stressful in life (well, in the first world, anyway) than having to pack up and move house? I’m currently doing just that, and have decided it’s the ideal opportunity… Continue reading

Wellness Wednesday: DIY foot + body scrub

Where do you think this photo was taken? A herbalist’s hideaway? A clean-living nut’s kitchen? Glinda the Good Witch‘s galley? No, this is a shot of the jars of all-natural petals and potions from Miss… Continue reading

Turn a too-big tube into a just-right skirt

Have you ever been to a clothing swap? I think they’re a great idea, but it’s not often I find something that’s exactly right for me size-wise. Case in point, this skirt, which… Continue reading

Denim skirt from stash scraps

Lately I’ve started thinking I really need some more basics in my wardrobe. Nothing too dull, just some staple items to pair with my more colourful, patterned and printed pieces. At the same time,… Continue reading

Serviette rings are in style

While I keep an eye on the trends, it’s rare that I’d actually follow them. But that doesn’t mean I’m not inspired by what other people wear. I love seeing how other ladies… Continue reading

Who’s behind the Handmaker’s Factory?

One of the best things about being a DIY-er is meeting other people who love it too, and have even managed to grow a business from it. I recently assisted Nichola Prested of Handmaker’s Factory in… Continue reading