Will you be taking any trips this year? Are you a short, city-break kind of traveller, or do you have a more adventurous trip planned? There’s no denying that travel in any form has an environmental impact to some degree, but how can we travel more sustainably? And how can sewing help us to do that? CYT regular, Shams el-Din Rogers, and I discuss all this and more, and in the process offer up heaps of suggestions that you can apply to YOUR next trip!
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Find Shams el-Din Rogers on Instagram @shamseldinrogers.
Listen to her on previous episodes of CYT:
- Ep.#32: Textile Activism with Shams el–Din Rogers
- Ep.#49: Sewing as Art and Political Action with Shams el–Din Rogers
- Ep.#77: Stashes and Spaces with Shams el–Din Rogers
I have used the Raspberry Rucksack pattern by Sarah Kirsten.
Image source: Sarah Kirsten.
Noodlehead is a great source of sewing patterns for all sorts of bags, pouches and wallets.
Sham wrote an excellent post about making clothes bags for her husband from some polyester fabric, and why that’s a good use for this damaging fibre type.
Polka Dot Chair have made a list of 40 free zip pouch sewing tutorials.
Previous conversations on Check Your Thread about the portability of hand stitching include: