Clothing with heritage images
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In October last year I presented at the wonderful Sharing is Caring conference in Copenhagen. I was doing a Pecha Kucha about Aagaards Photos (see the photos on Flickr). At the same time I was showing off my new dress … Read More

What is DIY culture?
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‘Do-It-Yourself’ (DIY) is a mantra that has been around for a while and has strong associations with home improvement. Once upon a time many of us would have been building our own homes as there was no alternative. Now, DIY … Read More

DIY survey
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What’s this now – a survey you say – well I don’t have time for one of those. But wait a minute or five – because this really won’t take more than 5 minutes of your time. Unless, you just … Read More

Why is it so quiet on the blog?
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I’ll tell you why 🙂 It’s not because I stopped doing DIY, or because I stopped sharing what I do. Because I haven’t. My priorities have just changed a bit recently. I got a job. A dream job, for me. … Read More

Kids Galapagos t-shirt refashion
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When my mother-in-law visited Galapagos last year she brought back this t-shirt. It is a size 2 years and should fit Bess but she just can’t fit her head through it. Perhaps kids in South America have much smaller heads … Read More

People Tree vest knitted refashion
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  I love clothes from People Tree, as you may notice on my “Eco Fashion i Cool” Pinterest board. However, this particular vest had way too long straps for me so I decided to do a knitted refashion of it … Read More

Craft shopping in Swaziland
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My parent have just been on holiday in Swaziland and South Africa. We used to live in Swaziland when I was a kid so the country will always have a special place in my heart. As will the handicrafts found … Read More

17 most helpful refashion tutorials from February 2014
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Wow! It’s almost been a whole month since I last posted on the blog. I’ll tell you why. I have simply been so busy with a project concerning collaboration between a local museum and local schools. There has also been … Read More

10 most helpful refashion tutorials from January 2014
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I finally got around to looking through all the refashions from January 2014 posted on the Refashion Co-op and while doing so I found these 10 refashions that I felt were really helpful. Enjoy!

Pie Eaters shawl
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download now From the dark mines of the North I bring you this versatile rectangular shawl worked from one end to the next with buttons and buttonholes to fasten it down the front, around the back or the neck. The … Read More

Elefanthuen – a balaclava pattern for the whole family
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buy now Balaclavas are quite popular in Denmark because of the cold weather. We call them “elefanthuer”, so elephant hats. This one is made for child and adult sizes, because everyone need something to keep their head warm this winter. … Read More

Undertrøjen – FREE warm winter singlet pattern
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Download now for free size 2 years in English, Danish or Spanish Buy now for sizes from 3 months to 16 years in English and Danish. Brrrrrr it’s cold outside and just the weather for layering up. My gran always … Read More

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