Manchester’s Vintage Kilo Sale

A vintage kilo sale was on in Manchester yesterday and I just had to check it out. Here’s how I found the whole affair…


The jumper doctor is in

Sometimes clothes get sick, die and go on to a better place – the giant wardrobe in the sky. Other times, they can be nursed back to health with a needle and thread and this is just what self-styled jumper doctor Lou Tonkin has decided is her vocation. Here’s how she’s been giving clothes a second chance at life.

Tuesday’s Points of Pinterest: Upcycling away

Reduce, reuse, recycle with some of these great ideas from the wonder that is Pinterest.

Christmas cards the Black Cat way

This year, I found the joy of recycling all last year’s cards to make new ones. I only made five, but they are darn tootin’ good, even if I do say so myself.