Get Twiddling!

Penistone Line Partnership needs your help to knit or crochet twiddle muff fidget toys, which are especially calming for people living with dementia. Completed twiddle muffs will be donated to people with early-onset dementia who attend our Rail Confidence & Travel Training program (with their carer) along with a support and information pack to help […]

Make Yarn from an Old T-Shirt

Follow Upcycle Fashion’s Julia Roebuck as she demonstrates this technique to transform old items of stretch jersey clothing such as T-shirts, leggings and tights into yarn. The yarn can be used for knitting, crochet, plaiting and macrame to make items of jewellery, baskets and decorative objects. Share your DIY yarn and products with the hashtag #upcyclefashion Twitter: […]

Exploring Colour, Pattern and Embellishments

Embroidery artist Jessica Grady has created a 36 page PDF guide to processes of creating tactile and interesting sketchbook pages, material samples, using stitch effectively, and creating your own sequins and beads utilising recycled materials. The booklet is filled with colourful photos, techniques, tips and tricks to achieve exciting results. £15 per workbook. A downloadable […]