You’re invited: #imapiece jigsaw installation unveiling
If you’re at all crafty, you are sure to have come across the #imapiece project run by the Craftivist Collective in support of Save The Children’s Race for Hunger campaign.
For the last few months, the Collective and other big names in the craft world – think Mr X Stitch, Hillary Pullen of Craft Blog UK and Deadly Knitshade (founder of Knit the City) – have been calling on people to get stitching and make a series of jigsaw pieces, embroidering messages of encouragement and support on them.
Now, the project’s coming to a head, with the unveiling of the jigsaw installation – hundreds of individual pieces, hand-sewn by crafters from around the country – due to take place at the People’s History Museum in Manchester on March 1st from 18:00 to 20:00 and you’re all invited to attend.
It really promises to be a very special event and one that all crafters should be proud to be a part of.
“Life is like a puzzle, it all seems a mess but when it gets finished it looks brilliant. This project aims to show that we are all connected and our actions make a difference. There is no one solution to the problem of injustice but we can all play a part in a movement for change. We are supporting Save the Children because, as well as being a conscious consumer, this is a vital time to effect long-term change through campaigning and meeting your MP. We can’t miss this opportunity,” Sarah Corbett said.
I’ll be joining Sarah, Mr X, local MPs and other crafters on March 1st to see the unveiling of the installation and it would be great if you could all come along as well. Hope to see you there!
So… who’s going?
- #imapiece (mrsmmakes.wordpress.com)
- #imapiece says clean street artist Moose!:) (craftivist-collective.com)
- #imapiece of the Week featuring @lulasticblog (craftivist-collective.com)
- More WIPs become FOs! (hannahackroyd.wordpress.com)
- How are you going to show your love this Valentines day? (craftivist-collective.com)