Category Archives: Upcycling

DIY // Shop Your Stash Challenge

If you’re a sewist and you use Instagram, you’ll know the #MakeNine Challenge (@makeninechallenge) hosted by Rochelle of @homerowfiberco. ((If you don’t, where have you been?? Go and check it out immediately!)) The idea of #MakeNine is to sit down … Continue reading

DIY // XMAS JUMPER

Why buy a Christmas jumper when you can repurpose one you already own? Here’s how we made ours: INGREDIENTS // Pieces of coloured felt Chalk or disappering pen Bobbles and sequin trim Safety pins Your favourite jumper Sewing thread and … Continue reading

HQ // What’s On – July

Here’s what we’ve got for you this month at Stitched Up HQ This Saturday is our ever popular Yard Sale – our one-day only a sale of reclaimed textiles – everything at the BARGAIN price of £1 per metre or … Continue reading

EVENTS // Free Clothes Swap & Wardrobe Surgery this Sunday!

We’re super excited to be bringing a big ol’ dose of sustainable fashion to The Refuge Bank Holiday Weekender this Sunday! 💚♻️👚👖♻️💚 As part of a jam-packed weekend of events, we are hosting a FREE clothes swap and wardrobe surgery … Continue reading

DIY // Knitwear Upcycle: Hooded Scarf

Got some knitwear that’s past wearing or repairing? Transform it into this cosy hooded scarf with our beginner-friendly upcycling tutorial! This winter we’ve got very into repurposing old knitwear that’s past wearing. After partnering with Emmaus Mossley on an upcycled … Continue reading

DIY // Upcycled Mittens from Old Jumpers

We’ve teamed up with the wonderful Emmaus Mossley to bring you this step-by-step Upcycled Mittens tutorial! This is a brilliant beginners upcycling project, and sews up in next to no time. All you need is an old jumper and some … Continue reading

WORKSHOPS // Slow Fashion Summer Club fun

At Stitched Up HQ last week, we held a-week-long slow fashion Summer Club for kids from the age of 10 to 14. Five ambitious young soon-to-be fashion designers set out to create their own upcycled rucksacks under the guidance of … 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