Down to Earth Recycling

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Down to Earth Recycling
Down to Earth Recycling

Elizabeth Marsden Plus

“This shop will be closing after Christmas. Many thanks to everyone who has supported me over the years and said such nice things.”

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  • Viking Mittens

    Viking Mittens

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  • Decorative Sewing Box

    Decorative Sewing Box

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  • Decorative Sewing Box for Cat Lovers

    Decorative Sewing Box for C...

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    £10.00 1 in stock

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  • Decorative Sewing Box

    Decorative Sewing Box

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  • Rag Doll Anna

    Rag Doll Anna

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    £15.00 1 in stock

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  • Log Cabin Single Bed Throw

    Log Cabin Single Bed Throw

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    £25.00 1 in stock

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  • Hand Sewn Patchwork 'boxes' wall hanging, lap quilt

    Hand Sewn Patchwork 'boxes'...

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  • Hand Sewn Patchwork 'boxes' wall hanging, lap quilt

    Hand Sewn Patchwork 'boxes'...

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  • Leaf Pattern Knitted Throw

    Leaf Pattern Knitted Throw

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    £25.00 1 in stock

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  • Knitted Lap Blanket

    Knitted Lap Blanket

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    £20.00 1 in stock

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  • Rag Doll Madeline

    Rag Doll Madeline

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    £15.00 1 in stock

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  • Recycled Rag Doll Red

    Recycled Rag Doll Red

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    £15.00 1 in stock

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  • Fingerless Mitts Turquoise Sparkle

    Fingerless Mitts Turquoise ...

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    £5.00 1 in stock

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  • eco pants 8-10, two pairs

    eco pants 8-10, two pairs

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    £5.00 7 in stock

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  • Eco pants size 10-12

    Eco pants size 10-12

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    £5.00 7 in stock

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  • eco pants 14-16, two pairs

    eco pants 14-16, two pairs

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    £5.00 5 in stock

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  • eco pants 18-20, two pairs

    eco pants 18-20, two pairs

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    £5.00 3 in stock

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  • Striped Arctic Explorer Mittens

    Striped Arctic Explorer Mit...

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  • Slipper Socks 7 - 9 Tasman

    Slipper Socks 7 - 9 Tasman

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    £8.00 1 in stock

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  • Slipper Socks 7 - 9 Granite

    Slipper Socks 7 - 9 Granite

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  • Slipper Socks 7 - 9 Murky Depth

    Slipper Socks 7 - 9 Murky D...

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  • Bed socks 7 - 9 multy

    Bed socks 7 - 9 multy

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    £8.00 1 in stock

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  • Slipper Socks 4 - 6 fire grate

    Slipper Socks 4 - 6 fire grate

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    £7.00 1 in stock

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  • Slipper Socks 4 - 6 Barents

    Slipper Socks 4 - 6 Barents

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    £7.00 1 in stock

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  • Bed Socks 4 - 6 Snazzy

    Bed Socks 4 - 6 Snazzy

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  • Chunky Welly Socks 1 - 3 autumn pink

    Chunky Welly Socks 1 - 3 au...

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  • Slipper socks size 1 - 3

    Slipper socks size 1 - 3

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    £7.00 1 in stock

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  • Bed Socks 1 - 3 Nautical

    Bed Socks 1 - 3 Nautical

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    £7.00 1 in stock

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  • Small Sponge Bag

    Small Sponge Bag

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    £5.00 12 in stock

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  • Japanese Knot Bag

    Japanese Knot Bag

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    £3.00 4 in stock

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  • Japanese Knot Bag

    Japanese Knot Bag

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    £3.00 1 in stock

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  • Rag Rug (latch locked)

    Rag Rug (latch locked)

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    £60.00 1 in stock

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  • Table Cloth Tea Towel

    Table Cloth Tea Towel

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    £3.00 6 in stock

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  • Crazy Patchwork T towel

    Crazy Patchwork T towel

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    £4.00 3 in stock

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  • Knitted Cotton Dishcloths

    Knitted Cotton Dishcloths

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    £3.00 6 in stock

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  • Dyed Denim Peg Bag

    Dyed Denim Peg Bag

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    £6.00 1 in stock

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  • Dyed Denim Peg Bag

    Dyed Denim Peg Bag

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  • Dyed Denim Peg Bag

    Dyed Denim Peg Bag

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  • Dyed Denim Peg Bag

    Dyed Denim Peg Bag

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  • Dyed Denim Peg Bag

    Dyed Denim Peg Bag

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  • Dyed Denim Peg Bag

    Dyed Denim Peg Bag

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    Dyed Denim Peg Bag

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  • Dyed Denim Peg Bag

    Dyed Denim Peg Bag

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  • Large Peg Bag

    Large Peg Bag

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    £7.00 4 in stock

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  • Patchwork Table Mats

    Patchwork Table Mats

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    £7.00 4 in stock

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  • Pot Holder

    Pot Holder

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    £3.00 1 in stock

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  • Pot Holder

    Pot Holder

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  • Pot Holder

    Pot Holder

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  • Pot Holder

    Pot Holder

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  • Pot Holder

    Pot Holder

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  • Pot Holder

    Pot Holder

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  • Pot Holder

    Pot Holder

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  • Pot Holder

    Pot Holder

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  • Blue Roses Frilled Half Apron

    Blue Roses Frilled Half Apron

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    £6.00 2 in stock

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  • Flower Print Frilled Half Apron

    Flower Print Frilled Half A...

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    £6.00 1 in stock

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About Down to Earth Recycling

Down to Earth Recycling

Hand made, recycled, everyday, affordable works of art.

When I opened my shop I decided to stick to three simple rules;-
1. I would only use materials that had been left over from other projects.
2. I would make useful, practical things
3. I would use every scrap.
I haunt charity shops, picking up fabric, yarn and craft things. By making it known that I take leftovers I have a growing number of people who give me all theirs. With these bits and bobs that others would have thrown away I have had hours of satisfying sewing and knitting, making things that can be used.
I buy a t shirt make my 'eco pants' with, the bits too small for them I make crazy patchwork tea towels, the bits get smaller and made into rag rugs then, with bits of cotton jersey too small for rag rugs I make my ever popular 'Santa's Laundry' that's four things made from an old t shirt. Collecting odds and ends of knitting yarn I roll them into a huge ball with two or three strands of yarn rolled together and knit really thick chunky socks which are exceptionally warm and cosy, and highly practical. Fabric starts at apron size, then it's doll size, then large patchwork, size then small patchwork size, and finally table mat size pieces.
I have had great fun over the years thinking 'what can I do with that', and if my loyal and growing band of customers like any of the things I make they can buy it at a really reasonable price, and I don't charge for postage!

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    Reviewed by leavalleyart

    This item arrived while I was on holiday and I was thrilled to open the parcel when I got home yesterday. I have bought it for my niece for her birthday and I expect she will be just as happy with it.

    Reviewed by Sue

    Arrived promptly in good recycled packaging. Well made. I entirely support the recycling ethos of this seller.

    Reviewed by mishmashmosh

    Happy toastie toes. Thank you :)