Well Worn: Falling Back in Love With Our Clothes (My Workshop For the Secondhand Cultures Symposium)
Wendy Ward
by Wendy Ward
1y ago
On the 15th and 16th June this year the University of Cardiff hosted an online symposium – Secondhand Cultures in Unsettled Times. I opened the event with my workshop Well Worn: Falling Back in Love With Our Clothes. It wasn’t ..read more
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Secondhand Cultures in Unsettled Times Symposium – My Workshop
Wendy Ward
by Wendy Ward
1y ago
On the 15th and 16th June this year the University of Cardiff hosted an online symposium – Secondhand Cultures in Unsettled Times. I opened the event with my workshop Well Worn: Falling Back in Love With Our Clothes. It wasn’t ..read more
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Dylan Parka from Sewing Basics for Every Body in Yorkshire Wool
Wendy Ward
by Wendy Ward
1y ago
Blimey, it’s been over a year since I finished this cosy wool Dylan Parka from my last book Sewing Basics For Every Body. Ever since I’ve been meaning to write about it on here, shame on me! Well, as the ..read more
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A Review of How To Sew Sustainably by Kate of Time to Sew
Wendy Ward
by Wendy Ward
1y ago
I’ve been a bit slow at keeping on top of reviews of my new book How to Sew Sustainably, you can read a really user-friendly review by Kate over at her blog Time to Sew here. Kate made this cute ..read more
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More Podcasts and a New Workshop Date
Wendy Ward
by Wendy Ward
1y ago
Autumn is off to a flying start, I’ve been on more podcasts, taught an in-person workshop, scheduled in another as it was so popular and am trying to get my head around starting my PhD by doing huge amounts of ..read more
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Sustainable Laundry Tips
Wendy Ward
by Wendy Ward
1y ago
Loved clothes last. How we launder our clothes and textile goods and how long we keep them in active use are key to how sustainable we can make them. It’s a stage in an item’s lifecycle which can be the most ..read more
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How to Store Your Fabrics
Wendy Ward
by Wendy Ward
1y ago
Continuing with my series on overspill content from writing How to Sew Sustainably, here’s a topic that might be considered a bit boring, but I’ll bet that at some point it’s been the bane of everyone’s life who sews….. ORGANISING ..read more
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Podcast Interviews
Wendy Ward
by Wendy Ward
1y ago
I’ve been interviewed a lot recently about my new book How to Sew Sustainably, why I wrote it, how I wrote it and more generally about sustainability in sewing. The first two podcast interviews are out now: Check Your Thread ..read more
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Citizen Fashion: Using Craft as a Tool to Make Fashion Sustainable
Wendy Ward
by Wendy Ward
1y ago
Since last October I’ve been quietly working away on a secret project. On an idea that has been floating around and slowly taking shape in the back of my brain for a few years and draws together all the strands ..read more
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How to Choose Sustainable Fabrics
Wendy Ward
by Wendy Ward
1y ago
I had a lot to say in my new book How to Sew Sustainably, which meant I had to let some things go from the final edit. However, the upside of that is I get to share it with you ..read more
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