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PROJECTS // How to Set up Your Own Repair Café

This summer we ran a project as part of our commitment to growing the Repair Café movement in Greater Manchester. On the 9th June we held the Repair Cafe Roadshow – two workshops held in different venues in Manchester on the … Continue reading

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

INSPIRATION // Why women bear the brunt of fast fashion

  We’re just gonna say it out loud. Fast fashion – the stack ’em high, sell ’em cheap business model – disproportionately affects women. This International Women’s Day, we’re taking a look at the issues and how we can join … Continue reading