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Fashion loved for longer

How to shop vintage

Whether you love the Parisian glamour of the 30's or long for the strong tailored line of the 60's, getting to know your chosen decade is a must. Does it flatter your shape? Can you make...

Fashion loved for longer

How to adjust the waistband of a skirt

Today I'm going to show you a simple way to adjust the waistline of a skirt. This tutorial can be used to make a skirt bigger or smaller. If you are making it bigger, you just need to make sure...

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Festival Fashion: How to DeBobble a Jumper

Arun jumpers and chunky knit cardigans that your granddad would be proud of are so popular at festivals, and it's not hard to see why. A heavyweight piece of knitwear is a practical addition...

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Upcycled lampshade tutorial

I first saw this tutorial over on the blog 'One Sheepish Girl' and thought it was so great that I just had to share it here! It fits in really well with the current craze of 'yarn bombing'...

Womad Festival: How to make a... festival feather hair braid

We love a bit of DIY Fashion and crafts, and at Womad Festival we wanted to show that the clothes you have can be loved for longer. The lovely ladies at Mollie Makes craft magazine joined...

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Latitude DIY: Badge Making

Throughout the weekend the Oxfam Fashion team have been on the hunt for DIY style. As Latitude revellers scramble to the Oxfam Festival Shop for shelter from the rain, we have been offering some...

How to... Bind a book

I love to try out new craft ideas but I must admit when it comes to the finished article - it sometimes leaves something to be desired... I've tried making badges, bags, shrink plastic...

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Street Style Festival Fashion 2012

Mastering the effortlessly cool style adopted by the likes of Kate Moss and Alexa Chung isn't as easy as it first appears. For instance, how do you make sure you're prepared for all weathers,...

How to wear swimwear

Summer's nearly here (or so we're led to believe) and with that comes an abundance of swimming costumes in charity shops up and down the country. Due to this, I thought I'd share with...

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How to: replace the yoke on a shirt

Lace is everywhere this spring/summer, from hosiery to dresses, but it can be difficult to wear it without looking like a bride or a pair of vantage curtains. The trick is moderation; one...

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