You may have seen the BBC 1 programme "Money for Nothing". This daytime programme is all about sustainability. Sarah Moore the presenter basically looks for items that are being thrown into a skip at a recycling centre and offers to upcycle the item free of charge. Sarah uses professional specialist designers to develop something fresh and exciting and, once sold, returning any profit back to the original owner.
Feather and Twigs was approached to see if any of the recent upcyc...
Feather and Twigs is bagging the bra this year by supporting a charity that helps research into breast cancer.
Against Breast Cancer is a charity that funds research into breast cancer and they offer a Bra recycling scheme which takes unwanted or unloved bras through their network of bra banks raising vital funds for pioneering breast cancer research.
I recently visited the British Craft Trade Fair in Harrogate and met some really talented artists. Be it ceramics, candle making, watercolours or woodwork the UK has some fabulous small artisan makers.
Two artists caught my eye, Leamne Arias Deniz who is an artist based in Edinburgh, originally from Cuba. She has lived in 7 countries and loves illustrating cities, towns and villages with watercolour and collage using sustainable products.