Category Archives: Clothes Swaps

INSPIRATION // International Day of Co-operatives

A film to celebrate co-ops. "Not through competition but co-operation of each, the people's strength." Watch. Enjoy. Share. #coopdifference pic.twitter.com/UvLzDhwWGN — Co-operatives UK (@CooperativesUK) June 26, 2018 Today is International Day of Co-operatives, and also the last day of Co-operatives … Continue reading

HQ // What’s on – July

What’s on in July at Stitched Up HQ   It’s July! Here’s an at-a-glance look at our calendar of events 4th – Learn to Sew Course 7th – Clothes Swap 10th – Garment Making Course 14th Make your own Espadrilles … Continue reading

INSPIRATION // 5 Reasons Swapping Is Better Than Shopping

  Most of us love switching up our wardrobe every now and then. Let’s not deny it – getting new threads is a thrill. But don’t assume the high street is the best option for freshening up your look. Consider … 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

TIPS // 5 Things You Can Do With an Unwanted Item of Clothing

We all outgrow or wear out our old clothes and that’s ok. But the amount of waste in the fashion industry isn’t. We don’t believe that any item of clothing deserves to end up in a landfill, wasting the hard … Continue reading

WORKSHOPS // *New* for Spring & Summer

We’re excited to announce several brand new workshops and events for Spring and Summer! Some are happening at our lovely little workshop space in Chorlton, and others are out and about in Manchester. Detail Your Denim – experiment with embroidery … 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