Don’t you just hate it when you discover a tear or a hole in your favourite jumper or cardi?
Well, don’t despair.
You don’t necessarily have to reach for the bin, and open up your purse to buy replacements.
Needle-felting can offer a way to breathe life into old clothes.
My friend Sara told me all about it. Now I use it all the time.
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Needle felting is a great technique for patching up those holes and extending the life of old jumpers and cardis such as this old favourite of mine. Depending on how creative you feel you can add a design feature too 😀. How many clothes do we really need? How many can be repaired, reused or given away? @loveyourclothes_uk #loveyourclothes @lovenotlandfill #lovenotlandfill #fashion #waste #needlefelting #needlefeltingtoy #ethicalconsumer #consumerism #fashionindustry #makedoandmend #sustainablefashion #reuse #mend #repair #textiles #embellishandcreate
I’ve also discovered Love your Clothes for other hacks, tips and techniques to keep old clothes going and stop them ending up in the bin (and in landfill)…check it out.