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Stitching Out Stigma

Some posts are easy to write whilst others are very difficult. This is one of the difficult ones as it is about me, my life with depression and a fab cross stitch project set up by a fellow sufferer. 632 more words


Climate campaign: Your guide to making bunting

Sarah works in CAFOD’s campaigns team.

As mum to two small girls, I’m used to spending my time cutting and sticking. But it’s not so often that this is part of my day job at CAFOD. 414 more words


A World Through the Hands (video)

A new-to-me video, which I discovered thanks to Root Simple.

So though there is this loss of understanding the value of things, of the meaning of things, and in handwork, in transforming nature we also make something truly unique that we have made with our hands, stitch by stitch, that maybe we have chosen the yarn, we have even spun the yarn — even better, and that we have designed.

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Yesterday I became a craftivist!  I left my chemical carrots amongst the vegetables on the veg van in Oxford on Magdalen Road, this is run by Cultivate Oxford… 299 more words


Final major Project this year

Hi Guys


So my Final Major Project this year is coming together, my general theme this year is the environmental impact of chemicals used in farming, particularly the problems related to the use of pesticides, voicing the often hidden effects and showing their impression on the environment and wildlife, focusing on the endangered species and wild flowers particularly in the UK. 627 more words


How to Make a Star Wars Skirt for Kids

Getting Star Wars tops for girls is easy – as long as you don’t mind shopping in the ‘boys’ aisle. However, you have more chance of bullseyeing a Womp Rat in your T-16 than finding a child’s Star Wars dress or skirt for sale at a major retailer.  1,111 more words