Planning a Feel-Good Eco-Christmas

Here are our top tips on how to celebrate a feel-good eco-Christmas and enjoy the festive season whilst reducing your plastic and carbon footprint at the same time. RELAX, IMPERFECT IS PERFECT   Splodgy, glittery paper ones made by littl...

Create a Kids’ Christmas Wish List and Win £100

This Christmas it’s predicted we’ll give each other 60 million unwanted gifts that will at best end up on eBay, at worst in landfill. So, this year, we’re celebrating the joy of experiences over ‘stuff’ with a readymade wish list of Eco...

Eco Christmas – Best Gift Ideas For All The Family

A TRULY FEEL GOOD CHRISTMAS   A stress-free Christmas that’s joyful and extra special – it’s what we all want, right? Often though, it can feel like an endless to-do list. We feel guilty that we aren’t doing enough, or ironically,...

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Why Old is the New New.

Team Patchwork love nothing more than a Sunday morning wander around a boot fair, a Saturday afternoon rummage through a charity, vintage or antique shop and a bit of late night (drunk) shopping on ebay. Finding second hand treasures is ...

The Mamahood plans your kid's party

Fabulous woman and fellow SE Londoner, Diana Bardega, set up The Mamahood a year ago, with the aim of bringing mamas together in their local neighbourhoods. The Mamahood provides mother’s with a chance to get creative, collaborative and ...

Vera's Birthday Bike

Vera knew exactly what she wanted for her 12th birthday – a shiny new bike. And she knew exactly how to ask for it. She made a patchwork and sent it out to her family, who all chipped in towards the new wheels she was dreaming of. We ask...

Kids Draw Their Dream Birthday Gifts

We had some special guests in our shophouse the other day. We all know that when you ask a child the one thing they want, they can tell you the answer in a heartbeat, be it ‘a Star Wars Lego kit!’ or  ‘a playhouse with rainbow colours a...

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