Posts tagged laine shop
Indie Retail Month, My Close to Home Favourites

Still sticking with the Indie Retail Month theme, but this time heading just a little over the hill into Hanover - and London Road, because I just couldn't resist. I'm fortunate enough to live amongst the colourful houses, quirky pubs and truly brilliant community.

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My Top 10 Kemptown Indie Retailers

The whole month of July is Independent Retailer Month. An initiative set up to try and save the UK high streets from becoming the same grey homogenised retail parks that are popping up across the country.

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Just a Card, the Independent Retailer Revolution
Three Ways that Knitting Helps Fight Dementia

Fashionably late to the party as ever! Last week was Dementia Awareness Week, a cause that's close to my heart, and with almost a million people in the UK suffering with dementia, there's a good chance it's close to yours too.

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Gearing up for Artists Open Houses

This week has been a busy one! For those of you that don't always catch the Instagram posts, I've been knitting away in preparation for the Artists Open Houses. I'm joining Red Brick House to show some of the knitted goodies usually only to be found at the shop.

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Brighton Fashion Revolution Week, The Journey of a Beanie

It's the final week of April, which means the start of Fashion Revolution Week and we couldn't be more excited!

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Visible Mending: Embracing Radical Embroidery

Embroidery is our favourite way of mending. As well as immediately creating a unique piece of clothing, it's good for the planet and good for your health. What's not to like?

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Buy a Hat and Make a Change

We've always been interested in fashion that makes a difference, we started an initiative to donate some money to Brain Tumour Research in aid of their Wear a Hat Day Campaign.

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All About Natural Fibres: Wool and Hair

Following on from last week's blog about insect and plant fibres, this blog looks at some of the more widely used animal fibres.

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All About Natural Fibres: Insect and Plant

Fibres are for us, what makes a garment feel truly luxury. We use all natural materials in our products, but we're more than aware that natural doesn't always mean better.

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Loved Clothes Last

Caring for your clothes properly is just about the best way to make your wardrobe a little bit greener.

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All Wrapped Up: Eco Friendly Packaging

It might seem a little dull, but there's a lot to be said for getting packaging right.

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Fast Fashion? Bespoke is Better

Lana was born from a desire to make beautiful, sustainable fashion. Currently the fashion industry is the second most polluting industry in the world, save only for gas and oil. We feel like it's a huge shame that an industry with so many brilliant and creative brains, sometimes seems to turn a blind eye to the devastation that it's causing. For the next couple of months, we'll be sharing a weekly blog post on simple ways that you can make your wardrobe a little more 'green'.

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They Call us the Knitting Nanas

Something feel good for this cold evening! South Wales elderly residents are passing on their hand knitting skills to the next generation. Learning to knit and combating loneliness amongst the elderly, a brilliant outcome for everyone.

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Choose Wool for a Better Night's Sleep

We're already converts to the benefits of using natural fibres, particularly at bedtime. This article looks at wool's ability to dramatically reduce the risk of asthma.

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