Countdown to Cosy – Hankies

Coughs and sneezes spread diseases

The very best way to stop spreading a cold is to not sneeze on people! Firstly, it’s gross, secondly it is easy to avoid if you have a hanky. Disposable hankies are really popular because they are considered more hygienic but if I ever use one, I use it more than once anyway. A proper cloth hanky is much nicer and kinder to the environment too.

If you are dropping hints for presents then add ‘handkerchief’ to the list.

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Make your own

If you have some nice soft fabric to use you can make your own. There is a tutorial in the Eco-Friendly Autumn book that shows you how to make super neat corners and has alternatives for hand sewing, machining and no sewing too.

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Eco-Autumn Front CoverJoin in with the conversation in the less-stuff Facebook group to share your ideas. I’d love to hear how this works for you.

Countdown to Cosy is a collaboration with The Frugal Family – check out what they are up to on their website




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