Category Archives: Environment

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

CAMPAIGNS // Why we want a Fashion Revolution!

Today is the fourth anniversary of the Rana Plaza clothing factory collapse, in which 1,138 Bangladeshi garment workers lost their lives while at work making clothes for the UK high street. All this week, the Fashion Revolution campaign will be … Continue reading

CAMPAIGNS // Six Items Challenge: Boredom sets in

Stitched Up are taking part in the Six Items Challenge – a sponsored ‘fashion fast’ to raise funds for Labour Behind the Label Trust, who support garment workers from around the world to secure a better future. We are wearing … 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

CAMPAIGNS // Six Items Challenge: Treating Your Clothes Better

Stitched Up are taking part in the Six Items Challenge – a sponsored ‘fashion fast’ to raise funds for Labour Behind the Label Trust, who support garment workers from around the world to secure a better future. We are wearing … Continue reading

CAMPAIGNS // Six Items Challenge: Sarah joins our team!

We’re absolutey chuffed to bits that some of our volunteers and friends have joined us in taking on the sponsored ‘Six Items Challenge’ to raise money for the Labour Behind the Label Trust. Today our lovely Sarah is taking over … Continue reading

CAMPAIGNS // Six Items Challenge – what’s so challenging?

When I told my boyfriend I was taking part in the Six Items Challenge again, he said “I don’t know why you found it so hard, I only ever wear six items of clothes!” Which made me think, why did … Continue reading