Make it and Mend it media centre
We’re always happy to to talk about anything to do with Make it and Mend it, the site, its contents, its founders and most especially its principle foundation: Creative sustainability.
Our occasional press releases, backgrounders and images are available for download. For specific questions contact Clare O’Brien on +44 (0)7850 922 076 or Clare Flynn on +44 20 8582 5372, OR email email@example.com
March 2012: Make it and Mend it partners with MENCAP
February 2012: Thinking Outside the Bin campaign launch
January 2010: Packed lunches are good for you
‘Home-made packed lunches are good for you,’ says Anne Caborn… Read on
Ocober 2009: Make it and Mend it: what’s it about?
October 2009: Make it and Mend it: the facts
What’s being said about Make it and Mend it
Let’s Entrepeneurs… Nice video of Anne Caborn talking about Make it and Mend it: October 2011
Making Magazine, September 2011
“It’s all about being more inspired and energised when you open your tool chest or sewing box than you ever do when you open your wallet”. Clare O’Brien interviewed by Making Magazine’s Gaynor Leeper.
Other press comment
The Guardian January 2010: “Great sections on home and gardens, DIY, interiors and much more”
The Sunday Times, 20th December 2009: “Anne Caborn is one of a group who set up an online community, MakeItAndMendIt, which promotes everything homemade, including Christmas trees made of junk mail and decorations made of salt dough. ‘As you get older you become lesss impressed by what you can buy in the shops. Your standards go up. Homemade things are made with love and enthusiasm’ she says. ‘My 18 year old daughter feels passinately about making and mending because she has a strong desire to learn how to do things including what to do with leftover turkey.’
The Sunday Mirror, 6th December 2009: “D is for decorations. You can revamp baubles with paint, ribbon and glitter and use pine cones and holly from the garden. Check out www.makeitandmendit.com for dozens of idea for homemade decorations.”
Read the piece about us on PRIME