Category Archives: Make Do and Mend

Operation shorten winter coat

My year of buying no new clothes is over but I’ve had no urge to rush out and buy new things, in fact I’m still slimming down my wardrobe. It’s made me think really hard about what I have and … Continue reading

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Homemade cleaners that really work – the ultimate challenge

I’ve been using natural homemade cleaners for years but admit to reaching for the chemicals for the really tough jobs thinking that my homemade stuff might just not cut it. But I was wrong! I didn’t set out to find … Continue reading

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Shortening sleeves on a waterproof jacket

I’ve had this waterproof jacket for years but it rarely gets worn because the sleeves are so long. If I wear it walking and it rains I end up with soggy wrists as the sleeves start off turned up and … Continue reading

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