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Nelson Mandela Day

Its celebrated in South Africa with the call to make things better. Some people commit to volunteering for 67 minutes (the length of years of public service Mandela gave). 94 more words

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I am partnering with @woollybananas to create an Operation Sock Monkey handbook!

My personal mission is to awaken creative expression through local and global art initiatives. 

One initiative partners me with Operation Sock Monkey to create a  44 more words

Sock Art

BtnEtsy Talk - Sarah Corbett Discusses Craftivism

The August BtnEtsy talk sees Sarah Corbett coming to Brighton especially to talk to us about Craftivism.

Sarah grew up in Liverpool under the Thatcher government, she was born into an activist family so from a very early age campaigning for rights was part of the norm. 407 more words

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A frivolous pastime?

Today, for one reason and another (I’ll spare you the details), I have been wondering whether all the time and energy that so many of us put into the creative crafts is well spent. 647 more words

Craft

#craftarmy members get a badge of honour....

When we started #craftarmy we decided we needed something that would link members together even when we weren’t working collectively on a project, something that was instantly recognisable but subtle enough to be worn all the time……a wristband! 43 more words

#craftarmy 'Worldwide Knit in Public Day'

On Tuesday 17 June #craftarmy members sat in the middle of Spalding to knit, to chat and to talk to interested market traders, passers by and pigeons about the benefits of the traditional craft and how it’s been catapulted into the realm of contemporary art. 109 more words