Social Action, Textile Stories

Sustainable textiles and me


I’ve been asked to answer whether I agree or disagree on a few sustainability statements… …here goes… 1. Our society values economic gain over the environment Agree Although, I think people are starting to wake up to the fact that we have no other home. I think many larger companies, the so called fat cats, are… Continue reading Sustainable textiles and me

reviews, Social Action

Book Review – Overdressed


Just finished a book that I found in the library. Overdressed - The shockingly high cost of cheap fashion by Elizabeth L. Cline It’s about the fashion industry in America, but much of it applies here. She looks at several issues with clothing: 1, cheap, fast fashion - the samey look of the cheap high… Continue reading Book Review – Overdressed

Craft Business, Social Action, Textile Stories

Fair Trade vs Living Wage


I bumped into someone yesterday who had been looking through my blog and Etsy shop. They wanted one of the Little Crochet dolls but didn't want to learn to crochet. He asked the question I fear the most, how much? How do I respond? As a doll collector I have no problems paying for the… Continue reading Fair Trade vs Living Wage