We’re lucky enough to live fairly near ScrapStuff – a brilliant reclaim site which finds new homes for all kinds of things and stops them from becoming landfill. You’re never quite sure what’s going to be there when you go. Our last visit was because we wanted a mannequin, and while we were there we found sample books of upholstery fabrics.
These came home with us and have been turned into project bags. There are some gorgeous fabrics which have been embroidered. There are linens. There are silk blends. There’s a mix of more practical to utterly glamorous. As there’s only enough for one side of a bag you’ll get two colourways on most of the bags and that adds to their charm. Every bag is unique. We’ve included fabric details with each listing so you’ll know what your fabric is made from.
We’ve also restocked bags made with our screen printed designs. We used the last of our precious wool felt and also screen printed on linen. The bags are lined with linen too for an extra special touch.
One thing I want from a project bag is that it’s easy to use while I’m on the go – and to help make that easier each bag comes with both a shoulder and wrist strap. These straps can be clipped on and off so you can use whatever suits you best. I know that sometimes I want my hands free for a few moments and the shoulder strap is ideal for that.
Until midnight on the 1st of November we’ll be donating £10 for each bag sold to The Trussell Trust. They’re the people behind many of the food banks in the UK and right now we need them more than ever. We’re also donating £20 from each advent calendar sale so if you’re thinking of making a purchase now would be a great time to do so and help raise some money for a brilliant charity.