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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....
Jun 12, 2015
Glastonbury is nearly upon us once more! We have been very busy creating and customising some amazing outfits ready for you in the fields. We have some fab stock this year from 60's minis to vintage wedding dresses! We've even stocked up on our waterproofs, just incase Pilton throws some bad weather our way. Here is where we will be in the fields, come down to visit us and find a fabulous outfit. We will be giving away a magical piece of jewellery with every purchase! Lets hope the weather is on out side (everybody do a sun dance) x...
May 17, 2015
We have been nominated to win the Manchester Awards 2015 in the 'Best Shopping Boutique' category. Please nominate us and help us spread the word on recycling/upcycling. Love x Here's the link, it will only take a couple of minutes! https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/22TQKZQ
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...