For many, donation means dropping off old clothing at the nearest Goodwill or Salvation Army. We wanted to show you some other ways to work with clothes you can't or don't use anymore to help you and keep you conscious!
Be more specific
Though donating to larger stores is helpful, with a bit more research you can find a way to get rid of your old items and get more out of it. Madewell, for example, has a denim donation program, and if you donate a pair, you get 20% off new jeans! H+M also started a recycling initiative; and, of course, we have to mention WINGS. Their resale shops accept clothing as well as other items that can help them do great things!
Fix it up
Fixing split seams, repairing buttons and adjusting hems is an easy task to learn and can be done pretty quickly. many clothes are donated, thrown our or given away because they have small flaws but, when you know how to fix it, donation trips aren't necessary!
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If there was one headlining takeaway for me from my time away, it's that my focus requires just as much thought, intentionality, machinery and precision as anything else that I craft. I learned that focus isn't fleeting, it's the result of a considerable amount of preparation and care.
How empowering it is to consider that I am only a victim to my feelings if I decide to be.
What have I decided to be or do today? tomorrow? the next day? in light of where I am going.
What have you decided?
The last few seasons, I have put my all into every endeavor I could dream of or join in to. And while some were fruitful, most failed and failed hard. So there is also the element of learning to trust myself and keep trusting myself. There are many more failures to come. How do I know? Because I'm overflowing with ideas! Thus, beauty of PROCESS!