#imapiece project unveiled in Manchester

A few snaps of last night’s unveiling of the #imapiece jigsaw piece project – set up by the Craftivist Collective to raise awareness of world hunger.

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You’re invited: #imapiece jigsaw installation unveiling

The #imapiece project is coming to a head and the unveiling of the jigsaw piece installation is due to take place on March 1st in Manchester. You need to be there and be a part of this inspiring campaign to tackle world hunger through the medium of craft.

Acting editor!

Hi everyone – apologies for my lack of blogging recently, but I’ve been very busy at work and now have some rather tasty news to report: I’ve just been made acting editor for the newest (and soon to be best) crafts and lifestyle magazine on the market. It’s called Crafty and the first issue will … Continue reading

#imapiece comes to Manchester!

The Craftivist Collective finally has a chapter in Manchester and it’s galvanised the crafting community up north, which is now embroiled in making jigsaw pieces as part of the #imapiece campaign to tackle world hunger.

Inspector Norse & the knitted autopsy

Manchester-based group the Lip Service Theatre Company is planning what can only be assumed will be the first knitted autopsy to take place on a UK stage. Here’s the lowdown on its latest play, crime thriller Inspector Norse.

30 years: Manchester’s Craft & Design Centre

The Manchester Craft and Design Centre is celebrating its 30th birthday this year, with a big party planned for tomorrow. Here’s what’s going on.

Knitters! ArtYarn needs you NOW!

Knitting and purling your new favourite hobby? Then sign up for this new top-secret project and leave your stamp on the 2012 Preston Guild.

Manchester’s Women’s Institute: In Pictures

Last week, the Manchester city centre branch of the Women’s Institute held it’s first-ever meeting. Here’s what went down.

Jam and Jerusalem in Manchester

Ladies, arm yourselves with knitting needles and crochet hooks! The Women’s Institute has FINALLY come to Manchester city centre. For home and country, everyone, for home and country!

Knit happens with the Yarnbomb Consortium

Yarnbombing’s going to explode in Manchester this year, thanks to the brand-spanking new Yarnbomb Consortium, which is launching an International Street Art Collaboration project to create one huge piece of art. Knitters needed now!