Sustainable Notions: Recycled Topstitching Thread

You may remember a little while ago I was sent some recycled polyester thread from Gutermann and wrote this blog post about it. I've been using these threads since March and still can't find any difference between them and regular thread. The garments I've made are holding up fine and so I was thrilled when…

Sustainable Notions: Recycled Interfacing

Hi folks!  I have a quick little update for you today. Vlieseline have released a press release regarding their products and sustainability and have asked me to share it with you guys! For the sake of transparency: I am not receiving anything for sharing this information with you and I haven't tried all these products,…

How to Repair Pulls/Snags in Knits

Okay, I've got something a little bit different for you today. It's not *technically* a sewing tool but I think it fits really well with sustainable sewing, slow fashion and generally being an environmentally conscious consumer. I read somewhere recently (think it was Fashion Revolution) that the most sustainable garment in the world is the…

Recycled Thread: Making a 100% Recycled Garment

Hello! It's time for the next installment of my product review series called Tool Thursdays and this time I have my hands on a product I am really excited about! Thread giants Gutermann have been innovating and have come out with 100% recycled polyester thread made from recycled plastic bottles. Less energy is required to…