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  • Upcycling workshop Sunday the 6th January 12 till 3

    Start a New year upcycling on Sunday 6th of January 12 till 3! Breathe new life into your wardrobe and advance your sewing skills whilst bringing colour and individuality to your preloved garments. Learning how to use a domestic or industrial sewing machines and taught by our own Junk Shop designer Charlotte. Junk has been upcycling for the past 12 years working with Oxfam and Top Shop in London and inspiring people to buy and wear upcycled pieces. Revamp your wardrobe at Our Islington Mill studio is a treasure trove of trimmings and vintage fabrics for you to dig through....

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  • Back with a bag!

    The wait is over and Sew Recycled is finally coming back to your local area! We are again teeming up with Recycle for Greater Manchester to give local people a chance to attend the classes for free - yes for free! Alls you have to do it reserve your place via 'free sewing class' on our website and enter which session you would like to attend in the additional comments box. We will be realising more dates throughout the week so keep your eyes pealed!   We hope to see you there - you won't be disappointed!   JUNK...x  ...

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  • Beefayre!

    Introducing our new products Beefayre! which are a range of gift/cosmetic products that only use natural, sustainably sourced ingredients. (No petroleum ingredients, sulphates, artificial colours or foaming agents). The packaging and glass is also made from recycled materials! This range is currently available in our West Didsbury store so do your bit for the bees and get yours!   (beefayre donates 3% of its profits to bee conservation and research, and aims to encourage a deeper understanding of our connectedness with bees and their plight) Bee Happy! Junk x

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