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Intro to Hand Embroidery Workshop

Brunswick, Victoria,

Introduction to Hand Embroidery workshop on the 1st February 🧵🧵 I will be raising monies in response to the appalling fires in Victoria and throughout Australia by donating 50% of workshop fees for February and March to Wildlife Victoria to assist in the care of wildlife harmed and displaced. For other workshops visit my website 😊 #embroidery #workshop #create #embroider #stitch #brunswick #melbourne #keeplearning #slowstitch #sampler #stitches #stitching

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Vintage doily repair

Mending a vintage linen and handmade lace doily. It’s beautiful so well worth the work. 🧵🧵#mending #vintage #linen #handmadelace #vintagedoily #visiblemending #repair #stitch #sustainableliving #mend #renew #mending #mendingmayhem #fixit #vintagelinen

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Sashiko Mending Kit

Brunswick, Victoria,

Thrilled to offer these new Sashiko Mending Kits on my website. Ready to get repairing all your favourite clothes in time for the Sustainable Living Festival in Melbourne in February. ♻️
I love that I’m able to take these denim scraps from my studio to create pouches to make these tool kits. It moves my studio one step closer towards zero waste and honours the resources required to make them originally. I think they are useful, sustainable, and beautiful pouches for storing your mending tools. A win, win.
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These kits are filled with some of my favorite mending tools – 100% cotton Sashiko threads (great for mending denim), a packet of Clover Sashiko needles, a beautiful leather sashimi thimble made by me from scrap leather offcuts, a fabric pencil, six quilting pins to make sure your patches stay in place while you stitch, eight fabric patches in various weights and colours and instructions to tie it all together. All are carefully sourced with as little plastic packaging as possible.
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I’ve made just 12 of these kits as a special small batch. I make things myself as I want them to be special but I also want them to be useful. That perfect spot in sustainable design. They are available on the website now along with my other new kits – Sashiko Retro, Darning and Needlefelting. Enjoy!
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#sashiko #sashikokit #sashikomendingkit #sashikomending #sashikostyle #visiblemending #mendingkit #mending #stitching #slowdesign #slowtextiles #slowfashion #handstitch #repair #craftkit #sustainablefashion #ethicalfashion #slowlivingforlife #craftkit #sustainabledesign

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Upcycled Brooch

Brunswick, Victoria,

Turquoise brooch created from upholstery offcuts for a sustainable fashion statement. 🧵🧵 #reuse #embroidery #nowaste #brooches #handmade #ethicalfashion #sustainablefashion #reclaim #recycle #upcycle #upholsteryoffcuts #jewellery #jewelry #creative

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Restoration complete 🧵

Grandma’s old Singer treadle sewing machine is done ? The wood is reoiled, the cast iron repainted and the sewing machine cleaned and oiled. Now to replace the leather drive band and waiting for bobbins to arrive. Have discovered it was made in 1910 – it’s a 66 model and there were 50,000 of them made! ?? #singertreadle #restoration #restore #repair #reuse #mend #history #singerhistory #repaired #vintagesewingmachine #summerprojects #sanding #woodoiling

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