Well Willen, Wondering What I Do?

Began life as a discarded bedspread

Began life as a discarded bedspread

Waste nothing ...

Waste nothing …


Ends up remodelled for many more years use..... No landfill insight for this sweetie!

Ends up remodelled for many more years use….. No landfill insight for this sweetie!

Especially for the manager at Willen Hospice charity shop, think her name is Carrie Anne? Sorry if I got that wrong. 

As an example of what happens to the bits I buy from you I thought I should whip something up and post it here for you to have a looksie. 

You can see where ever possible I will upcycle as much of the original article as possible. Hence, the unpicking of the lovely trim on this huge bedspread that after washing went gloriously fluffy!

Item 1 for your perusal was quickly made up in my head as I wanted to use some of that trim as well as the fabric, then after kicking my Hubby out of the kitchen so I could get cutting the made up idea becomes something real. Hope you like it!?

Over the coming week you will see lots more items that you will recognise as having come from your donated stock so keep an eye out here. 

Look forward to seeing you in a couple of weeks, but not 28th…… Daughter has her graduation. Yeeha! Proud Mum, had to have a little boast. 





3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. CurlsnSkirls
    Oct 12, 2013 @ 23:32:02

    Love how you used the fringe on this!
    del xxx


    • oursewingpatch
      Oct 12, 2013 @ 23:53:37

      It was too lush to just pack away in a drawer so it seemed logical to edge the ‘envelope’. Even the popper fastener is vintage 🙂


      • CurlsnSkirls
        Oct 13, 2013 @ 08:57:22

        Speaking of poppers ~ well, thinking ~ we call ’em snaps here, but I dooo like “poppers.” Haven’t used one in ages, as I didn’t have patience to sew neatly. Maybe I’ll get back to them, in a giant size, which quite intrigue silly moi. You know, big & shiny catches the eye of this magpie. del xx

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