wombleThursday’s Irish Times featured an interesting article on the thrifty art of refurbishing and reusing domestic odds and end, as practiced by the Wombles. Craftspeople and home professionals have responded to the recession by offering DIY classes for at reasonable prices.

The feature details the interior designers, fashion designers and upholsterers who are offering classes screen printing, making your own cushions, covers and curtains plus a range of other tips. If you’re interested in becoming as prudent as the denizens of Wimbledon Common, you can read the article here.

Plus, If anyone knows any craftspeople offering similar classes in the Fingal area, let us know and we’ll post it on the Sustainable Skerries Blog.