Guest Article by Jacques Williamos Do you remember the time before mobile phones, microwave ovens and the World Wide Web? You do? How did you entertain yourself? Did you switch on the television or did you go for bicycle rides when the weather was fine? We had a back lane leading from our garden past… Read More How To Make Natural Colours Using Seasonal Ingredients: The Colour Red From Beetroots and Berries
I’ve been eco printing on fabric and paper for a couple of years now. The process is exciting on both, it’s fabulous to upcycle old white cotton shirts and t-shirts with eco print and natural dye. The print on paper is usually finer and more detailed, and I’ve made cards with prints on paper, and… Read More Tutorial: Eco Printing on Paper By Lizzie Godden Textile Artist
Create your own bell cloche hat by following Rosa’s original instructions! You will need: – 90 grams of wool hand dyed with natural colours – 1 crochet hook no. 5 1st round work 5 double crochet in a magic ring; 2nd round work 2 double crochet in each double crochet of the previous lap, marking with… Read More Make Your Own Bell Cloche Hat
An entire day dedicated to spinning in Franca’s studio; an unmissable event for anyone who wants to try their hand at spinning, led by expert teacher Fabrizio, Fiber Fabry. Also an unmissable event for No Serial Number, as we make it our mission to identify, report on and promote all kinds of traditional and sustainable… Read More Before Weaving Comes Carding and Spinning!
Old fashion magazines and old, unusable pairs of jeans were what inspired this project. I also added some small scraps of fabric which were bought in a sale at Liberty in London. They were one of those irresistible purchases that you make, even when you’re not sure what you’d use them for. They are too small… Read More Project: From an Old Pair of Jeans…
If you one of the growing group of people who just can’t resist a second hand shop, then these few lines and photos are dedicated to you! The story begins in a second hand shop, where, amongst thousands of items jumbled together, piled up high on a shelf with old cotton sheets and hand woven… Read More From an old trunk… An old nightdress and some lace