Tag Archives for sustainable fabrics

Yoga Trews: A Nascent Quest

Just in the nick of time, I made these. My old yoga pants, two of them, were 2 years old and worn to the point of being unrepairable. They weren’t yoga pants specifically, just black cotton/Lycra leggings from a big … Continue reading

22. August 2018 by Rebecca
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Final Project: Part One

The Spinning Certificate I have been undertaking every month for the past 15 months is drawing to a close. The course is run by the Handweavers and Spinners Guild of Victoria and coordinated by the exceptionally experienced Carmel Hanna. As … Continue reading

30. March 2017 by Rebecca
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The Trouble With Cotton

This post is part of my Costume Changes project, a considered wardrobe revitalising project. Of the aims of this project was to wean myself off the cotton tshirt. I like cotton tshirts because they are easy. They don’t need ironing … Continue reading

22. April 2015 by Rebecca
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Inside the Ribbon Tin

Welcome to the first Inside the Ribbin Tin for 2015, an occasional series filled with bits and pieces, odds and sods and other ephemera related to textiles and making. This one is full of local interest. Firstly, Cheryl Crosbie from … Continue reading

17. February 2015 by Rebecca
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