Thursday, 28 February 2008

Recycled Newspaper Bag

Bishopston Trading recycled paper bag

Bishopston Trading sell organic and Fair Trade clothes.
Whenever you buy something from their shop, your items are placed in this eco friendly bag. It is made from recycled newspaper and it is a surprisingly strong and robust.
Find out more on their website:

Thursday, 21 February 2008

favourites on etsy

favourites on etsy
Originally uploaded by pouch_designs

An Etsy mini featuring a few of my current favourites, all made by some very talented Etsy sellers, I want to buy them all!

Tuesday, 19 February 2008

Flock Fashion Show: Fashion Recycled and Rethought

At Pouch we are delighted to be involved with Flock Fashion's first show on the 8th March 2008.

Flock's ethos is:
"As well as putting on lots of lovely glamorous events, we want to raise awareness amongst the fashion industry, as well as amongst the public. we want to show that it is possible to look and feel great in what you're wearing, without causing any damage to the environment or creating unfairness within trade"
Some of exciting designers are taking part in the event, including:
Dig For Victory
Ani Townsend Millinery

Please see the following flyer for further details.
Tickets are available from


Friday, 15 February 2008

Taking lots of photos

This week I have been taking lots of photos of our handmade bags to show the organisers of the Flock Fashion Show.
We are due to take part in a catwalk presentation on March 8th, I will post more details nearer the time!
Here is a small selection of new bags for 2008, all are made from vintage and recycled fabric.
Half Moon Purse mosaic

Monday, 11 February 2008

green leaf vintage fabric

green leaf
New addition to my vintage fabric collection. Simple, clean lines and great spring colours. Can't wait to create something with it!

Tuesday, 5 February 2008

Pouch listed as a 'Featured Eco-friendly Lens'

Our squidoo lens 'Buying recycled products - closing the loop' is highlighted as a featured eco-friendly lens on the Squidirectory Group page.
"The Squidirectory is a Squidoo Directory with over 1200 links to some of the best lenses at Squidoo, and it's growing everyday. With links to selected Squidoo lenses on just about every subject, it's a nice place to learn more about nearly everything imaginable."
To see our lens featured on this page, please click on the link below:
Squidirectory Group Page

Squidoo Directory Headquarters on Squidoo

Monday, 4 February 2008

Creating images with Flickr tools

Flickr tools is an incredibly useful website to help you collate your Flickr images together in creative and imaginative ways.
Here is a mosaic of our peg bags!

peg bag mosaic

Find out more about Flickr tools here:

Saturday, 2 February 2008

Vintage Haberdashery Finds Part 2

I recently found these in my new favourite shop!
Big vintage bakelite buttons, look a bit like eyes, 5p each from the Hospice shop in Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, UK

vintage buttons

vintage buttons

vintage buttons


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