Closet Core Pouf

I am continuing sharing makes that were made a while ago and not yet blogged. Today I am talking about the Closet Core Pouf. First of all I want to say that because this pattern is pieced together it would make an amazing scrapbuster - in fact, I believe it was originally designed to be…

Eco Benefits of Seasonal Wardrobe Rotation?

We had quite a lot of conversations a few weeks ago about whether my linen dress was in-season or not. Obviously it is in season somewhere in the world and lots of people said I could continue wearing it into the colder months here in the UK if I paired it with tights and a…

Sustainable Fabric: Is there such a thing as Eco-Fabric?

Today's prompt for the New Craft House Sew Yourself Sustainable challenge is 'Eco Fabric' but if I am totally honest with you, I kinda disagree with the term. Production of all fabrics take something away from the planet so none of it is 'good' for the Earth. What matters most, is getting as much wear…

Sustainable Fabric: Is Rayon/Viscose bad?

I've got a bit of a bee in my bonnet this week. I've made a few garments out of viscose (also known as rayon) and they have turned out to be some of my absolute favourites. Viscose is drapey and soft, frequently weighty and opaque and can come in different weaves and prints. It is…