Tagged with recycle

Seashore Mobiles

Seashore Mobiles

As I am very fortunate to live in Cornwall, I have been inspired to create something that reflects the Cornish coastline and combine some of my sewing talents. Some of you may have heard that over the Christmas, New Year and into January period we endured some rather major storms – so much that part … Continue reading

Plarn

Plarn

I’ve been experimenting with ‘Plarn’ – plastic yarn. The idea is that you cut up old plastic bags into thin strips and then use the lengths as you would wool or yarn to make new things.  The ultimate in upcycling, bags that you no longer use, that  you probably got for free and if you … Continue reading

Denim Cushion

Denim Cushion

When Matthew and I started to seeing each other he complained that one of the first things I introduced into his house was tissues, up until then boxes of tissues were confined to the bedroom and bathroom.  The next thing was cushions, I had a lot of cushions and once we were married these suddenly … Continue reading

Pin Boards

Pin Boards

When we moved to this house last year it was obvious that the family who we brought it from loved notice boards.  There was one fixed to the chimney breast in the kitchen, another in the third bedroom (which had been the room in which the wife sewed) and in the son’s bedroom there was a … Continue reading