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How to make a patchwork cushion!
If you’re looking for something creative to do this weekend and have old clothes or fabrics that you need to repurpose, why not try some patchwork?! Come and find out how to make your very own patchwork cushion at home...
Craft Time! Reusable Fabric Gift Bags
The festive season approaches! Find out how to make beautiful reusable gift bags with our friend Julia from @upcyclefashion.
Make an eco-friendly Advent Calendar!
In the lead up to the fun-filled festive season, Lucy from @peasandneedles advent has made a beautiful low waste, eco-friendly advent calendar for us from leftover paper and fabrics, come and see how to make yours too...
Let's make a rainbow! Half term craft activity for kids
Join us and the wonderful Amy from @rainbow.folk on a crafty adventure! Learn how to make these lovely rainbow...
How to Make Your Own Eco Rainmaker Instrument
Come join our Jamboree. Learn how to make your own homemade rainmakers  from left over craft materials. They are fun to make, can be decorated in
Make do & mend: How to sew on a button
There are a few simple little fixes that can give well worn clothes a brand new lease of life. One easy repair is to replace a missing a button. Our friend...
Reusable wrapping for Christmas? Yes please! Our guide to eco-friendly, Furoshiki gift wrap
With a bit more time on our hands then usual, lots of us have been getting crafty and thinking about...
Let's get crafty! Make your own Halloween eco ghost garland.
A lovely indoor activity this Halloween which uses up left over pieces of fabric and can be brought out year after year! You will need: 30cm x 30cm fabric scraps (we used cream but...
Make your own face covering! Easy step-by-step guide
We've seen lots of colourful and comfy looking home made face coverings out and about, so we teamed up with our friend Julia from Upcycle Fashion to put together a guide.. 
Keep clothes lovely for longer: Sewing on a patch
Do you have a Little Green Radicals Explorer Badge or lovely little patch waiting to decorate something special, but not sure where to start? Look no further...
Dress up finger puppets! It's bank holiday craft time.
To help keep little hands busy at home, we've made four finger puppets that you can cut out and dress up in your favourite Little Green Radicals outfits!
Keep clothes lovely for longer: the art of Sashiko repairs
In traditional Japanese thinking 'wabi-sabi' is the acceptance of imperfection, the idea that "nothing lasts, nothing is perfect and nothing is finished"
Easter craft time - free colouring sheets!
Being indoors for Easter can be a lot of fun this year! Get crafty with these easy to print colouring sheets that will help keep your little ones busy.