Author Archives: Bryony

INSPIRATION // Report: Greater Manchester’s textile & garment industry

Homeworkers Worldwide have this month published a study on the textile and garment manufacturing sector in Greater Manchester. They have compiled a list of 180 manufacturing sites across the region, and interviewed workers and factory managers. Their research found routine … Continue reading

WORKSHOPS // Start a Repair Café in your neighbourhood!

Have you ever wished there was a Repair Café in your local area? Somewhere you can take broken household items to get help fixing them? Well, why not start one up? We are running two FREE workshops in Manchester to … Continue reading

PROJECTS // DRESS: In 2018 are women still told what to wear?

For the past month we’ve been working with a great bunch of young women from Wythenshawe on the DRESS project. In 1887, the Ancoats Art Museum put their Model Dress on display to the public. Made from silk and placed … Continue reading

HQ // 2017 – our Year in Review

We take a look back at what we achieved in 2017. Admittedly the 31st January is possibly a little late to be taking stock of the previous year… But 2018 for us got real, real fast and it’s taken till … Continue reading