News / upcycling
Apr 13, 2017
We have a new date for the upcycling workshop at our studio in Islington Mill on Saturday 6th May for 6 hours of creativity!!
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 30, 2015
Due to popular demand, the Sustainable Fashion course is back in the School of Junk! This creative course will breath new life into your wardrobe. Bring colours and individuality to your plain unworn garments - Upcycle new pieces from preloved fabrics and garments. A highly creative course where you can make and take home the garments of your dreams - working on brand new Elna Sewing Machines taught by our Junk Shop designer Charlotte Keyworth. Learn how to revamp your wardrobe by up-cycling, customisation, creative tailoring and alterations. Alter a dress to your body shape, make bows and pockets 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...