News / JunkShop
Nov 23, 2018
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....
Apr 22, 2015
As a company and individuals we are very passionate about trying to save the planet and educate people on the importance of this. 1.4m tonnes of textile waste is sent to landfill every year instead of being re-used. Here at Junk we never throw anything away and we try to show people how to creatively Upcycle their clothes, through our sewing lessons and shops. We turn old saris, curtains, bed sheets etc into handmade, one off pieces that hopefully inspire people to have a go themselves. We run our sewing classes very regularly and include a wide range of lessons...
Mar 09, 2015
- Easter Bonnets at Junk - SATURDAY 4TH APRIL Junk shop will be opening their doors for the big finale of the Sew Recycled classes in 2015. Spring will be in the air with Easter Bonnets and Sewing Classes from 12 till 5pm (Children over 5 are welcome with their parents 12-1pm). Bring along an old hat that the Junk team can teach and inspire you to transform. We will be customising and imbellishing your tired hats with recycled fabrics and broken jewellery whilst hopefully showing you how fun sewing can be. A finished Easter Bonnet can show the people...
Feb 21, 2015
Whereas some of my friends would say my impulsive shopping is somewhat of a worry, I would argue that the loss of far too many beautiful vintage pieces is the reason. I can’t count on two hands and two feet how many times I've fallen in love with a vintage piece and thought I’ll come back to it only to never see it again. Let me set the scene of my most recent loss that my wardrobe is mourning… It’s a balmy September day; I've been listening to Aladdin Sane all afternoon and have convinced myself that I need to...
Jun 12, 2014
So we are well within the two week countdown to Glastonbury which kicks off the start of Festival Season for Junk. We are leaving for Glastonbury next Sunday (yes, we are going for 11 days!) and we hope to see all of your lovely people there. We have got more fabulous stock than ever, perfect for any weather conditions Pilton decides to throw at us! To get you in the festival spirit here are some photos from Secret Garden Festival last year! See you in the (hopefully dry) fields x