sewing paper bags and lots more because today is the day

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i have started making my own bags for my clothes to go in when I sell them.
i am using old books that we find at paper recycling, or second hand shops.
then i stitch them up with my sewing machine. its fun and interesting.

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some more paper fun is this streamer i made for marc, now its up in our new house, which is so beautiful and we have lived in it for a month already and time just flies so now finally i can put some lovely ‘new house’ pictures here:

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and some new items inspired by a new house:

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summer time soon.

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and, just because i love it!

braces rock.

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party boats

we went to luca’s forest party it was so much fun.
face painting and secret games down by the river were the order of the day, and of course, yummy things to eat!
i love these little boat cakes they are so perfect for a little boy’s birthday party.

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a message from a friend and a tiger tattoo

a while ago my friend, Julia, gave me a bag of old clothes to use for scraps.
this is the message that came with it, it’s so sweet:

Yay! Got some stuff for you, will hand it over when i see you or marc. So cool to think of some little ethan type guy running around in my gap jeans that i wore everywhere for 2 years. 🙂

xx

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Marc drew this on Ethan’s arm, a real tattoo!
Ethan is away in London on holiday, i miss him.

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Ethan wears white T with Scraps silkscreen print.

Scraps 1st Day at Neighbourgoods Market

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our chalkboard sign

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Marc’s bicycle wheel washing line rail, with recycled everything hanging!

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Our stall… come visit us at the Neighbourgoods Market

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All those beautiful boys.

Ethan wears cord pants made from Marc’s old cord pants, Marc still has shorts from them. ( I must get a picture of them wearing them at the same time.)
Ethan’s crab print top is also a scraps item.

Autumn, nearly winter now……Scraps in the sun.

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paulie wears black skinny jeans with stitch detail on pocket, and a bright scraps belt. hoodie with block design.

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paulie wears black skinny jeans with stitch detail on pocket, and a bright scraps belt. hoodie with block design. ethan wears a hoodie with scissor design and ‘little boy blue’ shorts.

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paulie wears black skinny jeans with stitch detail on pocket, and a bright scraps belt. hoodie with block design.

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ethan wears a hoodie with scissor design and ‘little boy blue’ shorts.

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ethan wears a hoodie with scissor design and ‘little boy blue’ shorts.

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paulie wears black skinny jeans with stitch detail on pocket, and a bright scraps belt. hoodie with block design. ethan wears a hoodie with scissor design and ‘little boy blue’ shorts.

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ethan wears a hoodie with scissor design and ‘little boy blue’ shorts.

Scraps Autumn Range 2009, 1st Shots!

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These are the first pictures we have taken of the Scraps Range! It was a windy Sunday evening for round abouts and see-saws.

The clothes that you see here are one-of-a-kind handmade items, using recycled clothes and off-cuts. No two pairs are the same, and each pair has its unique story to tell, and a new life to find.

Scraps uses the same patterns and styles for all clothing made, and can comes in X Small, Small, Medium and Large (The clothes will fit boys -and girls- ranging from 1-6 years of age).

For more details or to order check stockists or email me .

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Ethan is wearing: 3/4 pants with orange stitch detail and striped hoodie


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Ethan is wearing: 3/4 pants with orange stitch detail and striped hoodie

Pauli is wearing: Orange skinny jeans with front pocket and white hoodie


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Pauli is wearing: Orange skinny jeans with front pocket and white hoodie

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Ethan is wearing: 3/4 pants with orange stitch detail and striped hoodie

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Ethan is wearing: 3/4 pants with orange stitch detail and striped hoodie

Pauli is wearing: Orange skinny jeans with front pocket and white hoodie

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Ethan is wearing: yellow skinny jeans, green and white adjustable belt and striped hoodie

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