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Posts Tagged ‘free event’

The Stitched Selves on Film!

Posted by Deadly Knitshade on February 4, 2012

Remember back in 2010 when 255 of you made Stitched Selves and we showed them off at the Science Museum for one night only?

Since then they’ve been busy. They made an appearance at our Stitched Science event last summer and now they’re going to be on the big screen! Squeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

The lovely folks at the Craft Club (the Craft Council’s initiative to get more people passing on the love of craft) got in touch to ask if we had any inspiring handmade bits to star in their brand new crafty film. Of course we did! Your Stitched Selves were possibly the most inspiring project we have ever done.

So we piled all 255 of you into a taxi and off we went to Craft Council Towers. Most of you were well behaved. Most of you…

The Stitched Selves spent the afternoon with the folks at Crush Creative making movie magic. Here are a few sneak peeks…

A whole lotta Stitched Selves wait nervously for their moment

Ready for your close up?

Pile of posing purly people

So where can you see this fibre-filled film? Well you’re lucky enough to be invited to the premiere at Stratford East Picturehouse, East London.

The FREE event takes place on Saturday  25th Feb 2012 between 12.00-13.00. You can book free tickets here.

There’ll also be a whole load of knitting going on, including free finger-knitting lessons and starter knitting kits.

All ages are invited so join the Cinema Knit-along with Craft Club and come and see if your Stitched Self made it onto the silver screen!

If you can’t make it along the film will be online very soon! We’ll post up a link as soon as it is.

There are also more pictures over on our Facebook page.

(We can’t guarantee all the Stitched Selves will be featured in the film. After all there are 255 of you! But if yours didn’t make the final cut there’ll be more Stitched Self mayhem in future. So keep an eye on Stitch London to see what they get up to.)

Lights! Camera! Knitting!

See you there, Stitch Londoners.


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Knit a Chair: National Theatre Sat 2nd May

Posted by laurapurlprincess on April 25, 2009

Limber up your public knitting needles again and join in with another fab outdoors public knitting event.

The lovely Yuvee is creating knitted chair covers,  you can see some on her blog, but she needs your help to create a collabortive piece to exhibit at her degree show.

Knitters and non knitters will be gathering at the National Theatre  from 1pm – 5pm on SATURDAY 2ND MAY to contribute to the piece.

Bring your own unwanted acrylics and needles and simply dive in.

This will be a fun event, similar to the Knit Me events we took part in a few weeks ago, so please do come down and join in with the project.

You can find all the details below:

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Knit Me at Trafalgar Square: join us in a bit of knitting art

Posted by Deadly Knitshade on March 13, 2009

Charge up your public knitting needles again, S&B Londoners. Trafalgar Square is calling once more…

Knit Me is doing a big collaborative knitting one off group in Trafalgar Square, London on the 14th March 9am till 4pm.

It will be a big piece of knitting that will separate off into strips as people want to get involved.

Bring along your own needles and yarn so you can add to the work and make your unique contribution.

Click here for all the info

We can give our Lions a wave too. I bet they miss their scarves…

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