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scouring (washing) fleece by Red

January 27, 2010 red 1

Method 1: by Red you will need: a washing up bowl washing soda crystals washing up liquid hot water The method I use is to only work on a small part of fleece at a […]

How to dye clothes naturally

October 30, 2009 Trish Ish 1

Extract from Selfsufficientish Bible You can use a range of plants for home dying. Clothes that are dyed with natural dyes should not be machine washed as the colours can run. Before dying, treat the […]

66 uses for a bread bag

October 28, 2009 sitegeek 1

Despite our best efforts we don’t always have enough time to bake bread and end up nipping out to buy a loaf. The thing is each loaf comes in its own plastic bag. If you […]


October 28, 2009 Andy Hamilton 0

In the UK it is largely dependent upon the local council as to how much you can recycle. Here in Bristol we have a kerbside recycling scheme. This makes life a lot easier than it […]

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