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How to Patch 5 Ways

November 24, 2015

Both of my pairs of jeans currently have holes in them, and given that I am nearly 3 months into my new challenge, to buy no new clothes (new or secondhand) for a year, I need to get patching…
I’ve been doing some research into different techniques (procrastinating? Me?!) and thought a round-up might be useful to share.

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No Clothes Challenge!

My Clothes Audit

September 22, 2015

A couple of people in the No New Clothes for a Year Facebook group posted ‘audits’ of their wardrobes-basically listing the contents of their wardrobes and drawers and writing down what they have.
I keep periodically purging my clothes, so I kind of assumed that I didn’t really have that many clothes.
But I decided that it would be a useful way to start on a No New Clothes for a Year Challenge-work out exactly what I already have.

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No New Clothes for a Year-Online Resources

September 17, 2015

The No New Clothes for a Year Challenge really seems to be striking a chord, which is fab!
There are over 60 people in the Facebook group already, sharing ideas and inspiration and encouraging each other. And the challenge has been shared on the ifixit website too!

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Why No New Clothes for a Year?

September 8, 2015

I’ve been totally blown away by the response and the enthusiasm for the No New Clothes for a Year Challenge!
I genuinely thought I would be only be me, who would want to do something like this for a year.
But it’s something that seems to appeal to what may admittedly be a fairly small ‘niche’ out there, but we now have over 40 members in the Facebook group I set up, which I think is pretty awesome!

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Buy No New Clothes for a Year!

September 1, 2015

Wow!
I had such a fabulously lovely response to yesterday’s post about my new challenge 🙂
Thankyou to everyone who left a comment, or who tweeted, or posted on Facebook-you have all made me smile!

The awesome news is that other people want to join in-yippee!!

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