Sunday, 4 November 2007

Keeping old textiles out of landfill



There is an estimated one million tonnes of textiles that goes into UK landfills each year. This is a dreadful situation, no wonder our planet is under stress.

To this end and because we are in the antique business, we have decided to save some of the antique and vintage textiles from near death and offer them to crafters, artisans, quilters, embellishers, fiber artists and designers for re-use.

This blog will help you to understand what we do and how our items can be re-used in projects. I hope it will become a showcase for your work and encourage others to use recycled textiles in their designs for the future.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SWAP LINKS ON THIS BLOG OR THE WEBSITE PLEASE CONTACT ME.

2 comments:

Sara said...

this blog is a very good idea because i also like to recycle textiles. not only fabrics and embellishments but also knitted with fabrics. i just did a vest made out of a jumper i began a couple of years ago and never finished. i punched pieces of an old jumper patterned with borders to finish it and pieces of old fabric too. it's "cool" now!

Sara said...

i forgot to tell you that you can put my link here, i'll put yours too!