Yearly Archives: 2016

TIPS // 12 Thrifty Christmas Makes with IWM North

  This December, we’ve teamed up with IWM North to create ’12 Days of Thrifty Christmas’, a campaign offering budding creatives a how-to guide of different festive makes each day on social media. Between 1 – 12 December, a new … Continue reading

NEWS // Bike trailer – one year anniversary!

Today marks one year since our crowdfunding campaign reached its target! Thanks to you guys, our wonderful supporters, we raised the money to build our dream workshop-space-on-wheels, a custom-built bike trailer. See the original crowdfunder page here. To celebrate this … Continue reading

NEWS // Vote for Mcr Repair Café!

Here at Stitched Up we were super excited to launch Manchester’s first Repair Café in July. A Repair Café is a FREE monthly meetup for people who want to repair broken things. It’s run by volunteers, who help you to … Continue reading

INSPIRATION // Waste Less Live More Week

September is all about minimising waste and maximising wellbeing. Hooray to that! This month is home to three campaigns focused tackling waste; first Zero Waste Week, then Recycle Week and finally this week it’s the turn of our personal favourite … Continue reading

EVENTS // How our first Repair Café went

As you may or may not know, our very first Repair Café took place the Saturday before last and it was a great success! Thank you to everyone who came along, we had a great time meeting all of you. Alfred, … Continue reading

TIPS // 6 Places To Buy Ethical Fabric

6 Places To Buy Ethical Fabric We believe that using ethical, eco friendly fabric is the way forward and is essential to reduce damage to the environment and improve the livelihood of workers in the textile industry. It may seem … Continue reading