Author Archives: Susan

About Susan

I'm a busy mum of three who always has projects on the go and sometimes finishes them... I'm interested in greener parenting, reusing, repurposing and recycling fabric and veggie gardening and foraging. I blog about birth and breastfeeding at

Turning old books into Christmas trees

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I saw these being made at a Woodland Festival and couldn’t wait to have a go when I got home! We’ll be making these to display in our house this Christmas, and maybe as gifts for family and friends too.

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Upcycling old jeans for summer

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My favourite jeans tend to wear out just when I start to really like them. I’m short, so they fray round the bottom of the legs, and sometimes the knee or inner thigh wears through. Rather than throw them out … Continue reading

Posted in Rags & Fabric, Sewing, Upcycling | Leave a comment

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