Date: Sep 2013

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Tag Your Bag: What Can You Donate?

Oxfam and Nectar's fantastic partnership now means that you can collect 2 Nectar points for every £1 your donated item makes when sold in Oxfam shops or online. But what can you donate?...

DIY Neon Mesh TShirt

I am going to customise an old T shirt by cutting a triangular section at the back and stitching in some neon mesh.  You will need • A top of choice ...

DIY Blazer Customisation

I have been looking for a blazer, much like the one frequently worn by Blake Lively, for the longest time possible and, when a pair of my gorgeous shoes broke at work, I immediately took...

Linsey visits the Oxfam Shop at the Festival of Thrift

The UK's first Festival of Thrift took place at Lingfield Point, Darlington over the weekend of the 21st and 22nd September, curated by Wayne Hemingway MBE and Gerardine Hemingway MBE....

DIY Chain Bracelet

YOU WILL NEED Round nosed pliers Chains used for jewellery making Wire cutters A Lobster Clasp Begin by cutting...

Vintage Brand of the Week: Aquascutum

We're welcoming in the cold weather with open arms here at Oxfam Batley this week  with our wonderful collection of vintage coats! Think 'stolen...

The Oxfam Vintage Shop at Festival of Thrift 2013

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DIY Cabuchon Embellishment Technique

Cabuchons are everywhere this year. I'd never even heard of the word until the start of the summer and now these little resin flowers, animals and bows are attached to every...

The Oxfam Festival Shop 2013 Round Up

Now Summer is officially over and we're wrapped up in our scarves and coats, we're taking a bit of time to reflect on the fantastic Summer the Oxfam Festival Shop had. ...

Motivation for Buying Secondhand Clothes: Fun!

For my last two Oxfam Fashion posts I've looked at the range of reasons for why we might choose to buy clothes second-hand rather than new. It sounds simple enough, but...

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