Targaryen/Drogo Raised Embroidery Created with 95% Recycled Materials By Eco Alkhemy

As with most of my embroideries, this piece was inspired by both Game of Thrones & the extraordinary work of Michele Carragher whose work takes my breath away and I hold in great reverence. Her work is genius – my absolute favourite. I wanted to focus on Daenerys union with Khal Drogo as I haven’t seen one… Read More Targaryen/Drogo Raised Embroidery Created with 95% Recycled Materials By Eco Alkhemy

How Can Crafters Become More Eco-friendly & Why is this important?

In our first year, we have met hundreds of makers passionate about crafts and the environment, who combine these two passions with extraordinary creativity. After all, what else would you expect from a crafter? In a world facing severe environmental challenges, we believe that small craft businesses aren’t ‘just’ an alternative to buying industrial mass scale… Read More How Can Crafters Become More Eco-friendly & Why is this important?

Tutorial: Make Your Patchwork Blanket with Recycled Old Knits Guest Article by Sofia Verna

Knits are wonderful to work with, easy and forgiving, perfect to recycle. When sewing use the largest stitch on your machine, and you do not need to finish the inside seams. Selects about 4 or 5 knit wool sweaters or pullovers that you want to recycle, the bigger the better;  Choose colours that harmonize, and… Read More Tutorial: Make Your Patchwork Blanket with Recycled Old Knits Guest Article by Sofia Verna