Learn how to fix most common problems with sewing machines and how to look after them with our video and repair wiki.
Guest post: Old versus new, which is best?
Guest post by Fix It Workshop’s Matt Marchant: “Believe it or not, people do ask me which is best: New or old machines? There is of course, no right or wrong answer. My illustration focuses on an old favourite of mine; the Kenwood Chef.”
Want to replace a mobile screen at a Restart Party? Three questions for you
Smartphone screen repairs can be really tricky. If any answer below is “no” to any of our three questions, please seek out a commercial mobile screen repair instead of coming to a Restart Party.
Tiny houses, decluttering and late consumerist disorders
The “declutter” and “tiny house” trends are a consumerist purging. They run the risk of becoming transformed from ways of thinking to passive services and a pret-a-ocuper products. It is comparatively easy to throw or give away. It is harder to change our relationship with stuff.
5 simple ways to save your good old Android
This post is for you non-geeks. We promise. There are a number of things you can do before giving up on an old Android. We see these problems all of the time at Restart Parties.
Survival as thought experiment: on resilience and restarting the world
Thought experiment: Hollywood-apocalyptic male-fantasy scenarios aside, after a global catastrophe, how could a surviving 10% of us “restart” the world?
How to grow a circular economy
Recently, we contributed to the Environmental Audit Committee’s ongoing inquiry on Growing a Circular Economy – our evidence follows below. Thanks to Lara Houston for her work on this document.
Guest post: Yes, you can fix it!
This is guest post by Restarter Philip Le Riche, who says “the most valuable asset if you want to fix things is an insatiable curiosity about how things work”