wear and care

Martha Mouat Salkeld, who is a seamstress at Cornwall based Clothes Doctor, shows how you can mend and darn denim and the holes in your socks. Saving you money, avoiding buying fast fashion and reducing landfill.
It’s estimated the average child will need 5,000 to 6,000 nappy changes before potty training. Sarah Smith from the Bristol and South Gloucestershire Reusable Nappy Library shows you how to use old t-shirts and towels in reusable nappy systems. This diaper hack helps you save money, upcycle your fabrics and reduce the amount of waste going to landfill.
Charis Williams known as the Salvage Sister shows you how to upcycle old driftwood, leftover cutlery and chain to create handy hanging hooks for the household. Williams also shows how the same skills and materials can be used for freestanding version of the low cost and upcycled hooks.
Repair and repurpose – rather than chucking things away. Here are 4 tips on how to fix things in your home.
Faraz Sayed, a volunteer fixer at The Restart Project, shows you how to update your old PC laptop hard drive to a SSD. Giving your old computer lying around the house a new lease on life, faster processing speed and saving you money by not having to buy a new computer.