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Help me save 2500kg of textile waste from going to landfill [and a great cardigan pattern]

I sew A. LOT. and although I would like to say it was, by no stretch of the imagination is everything I make up-cycled, zero waste or otherwise sustainable or eco-conscious.  There are some occasions though, where it just makes sense to take the eco option. Picture this: You are shopping for sweater knits. You…

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Zero Waste Home Sewing [Part 2]

So, Part 2 of the Zero Waste Home Sewing Experiment. If you missed part one you can check it out here. Since my initial foray in to Zero Waste, I have been doing a lot of research and it seems like zero waste fashion/sewing strategies fall loosely into 2 categories. The first approach – cut…

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Zero Waste Home Sewing [an experiment]

If you get our weekly newsletter or follow me on Instagram you will have noticed a very definite ‘Zero Waste’ trend this last week. It all started last week when I first saw a video from Zero Waste Fashion label Tonle. This is their Kickstarter Video https://ksr-video.imgix.net/projects/1402319/video-455305-h264_high.mp4   I just loved this concept and couldn’t…