They say there is nothing new under the sun: certainly it often seems that way with human behaviour. Currently ‘upcycling’ is the trendy thing but obviously that isn’t new either. Back in the days when fabric shopping bags were not just a conscious choice by those wishing to appear environmentally friendly but were the only option other than a basket, this shopping bag was ‘upcycled’ from a clean hessian sack, probably by my mother when she was young in the 1930s or 40s. The sacking has been lined with a remnant of checked fabric and embroidered with flowers in different colours of raffia. Plus ҫa change….
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