Image of a white woman with dark brown hair wearing a hand knitted green Sorrel Sweater

Sorrel Sweater – budget friendly alternatives to mohair

Hello all, long time no see! I have a knit to share with you this week. I actually took these photos months ago and thought I already shared this but was obviously mistaken. This sweater is way too gorgeous to keep hidden so I am correcting my mistake now! For anyone who doesn't know, this…

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…