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Paper clothingRead MoreOctober 13, 2018

Some of you may remember paper clothes. Are they coming back now that we are realising how wasteful fashion really is?

How to dress for the occasionRead MoreMarch 24, 2018


We have just bought a rather charming and delightful book for the collection: The Traditional Ways of Putting on Cloth for Men and Woman...

Can anyone help?Read MoreDecember 22, 2017


We are spending Christmas in Wales and the second hand shops in Swansea have already come up trumps!

Bark cloth from TanzaniaRead MoreOctober 21, 2017

A parcel arrived today; one with a lovely surprise in it.

Making clothes from what is availableRead MoreJune 25, 2016


Somewhat icky-sounding but very practical, clothes have been made from various innards for centuries.

Arctic clothingRead MoreJune 13, 2016


We have a new book for the library; Arctic Clothing.

Cloth from GlobalYellRead MoreNovember 11, 2015


We are very pleased and very proud to tell you all that our first EVER commercial cloth is back from the finishers and it looks and feels fabulous.