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yarn bombed postbox outside stitchThe skillful and inventive people at Stitch! have been "darn-bombing" a pillar box, will be teaching us how visible mending can make for a more sustainable lifestyle, and have room for a couple more young people in their teenage sewing club.

This prettified priority postbox is designed to brighten up Green Lanes with a representation of the ponds in Broomfield Park and some of the flora and fauna you can find there (including bears!?!).

The four-week teenage sewing club starts on Thursday 23rd. At the time of writing there were two vacant slots.

And on Saturday afternoon Stitch! will be bringing us one of the first of 100 events that make up Enfield's Big Green Climate Festival. By bringing back the almost forgotten arts of mending, darning and alteration, we can reduce the shocking amount of clothing that is thrown away unnecessarily and help save precious resources used in the manufacture of textiles - in particular, water.

Teenage Sewing Club 4-week course

Join textiles/ handcraft teacher, Anna Araujo for our new teenage sewing club!

This four-week course is a brilliant introduction for teenagers looking to get started sewing using a sewing machine. The course will include over the four sessions-

1. How to use a sewing machine and make a drawstring bag.

2. Patchwork bag project

3. Make scrunchies!

4. Finishing patchwork bag project

All materials are provided. This is a drop-off session and all our teachers are DBS checked.

Suitable for: 13- 18 year olds

Date: Thursday 23rd, 30th September, 7th, 14th October, 4.30-6pm

Duration: 4 x 1.5 hrs sessions

Location: Stitch Crafts and Classes! 364 Green Lanes, Palmers Green, N13 5XL (within the Post Office entrance)

Price: £60

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Saturday 18 September 3.00pm - 4.30pm

Big Green Climate Festival: A stitch in time saves the planet

Stitch! - inside Palmers Green Post Office, 364 Green Lanes N13 5XL 

202109 a stitch in timeTricia Sharpe will be demonstrating and talking about the benefits of the art of Sashiko Visible Mending in a series of 20-minute demonstrations.

There will be a selection of activities to raise awareness of the climate situation and show how individuals can act to make a difference.


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