Another great making session this morning. First male attendee, crochet novice and the youngest crafter was 2. The group have made 106 poppies so far. Don't forget you don't have to be able to knit or crochet to get involved you can come and learn or donate a kit for someone else to make these are available at Forge Fabrics for £3.00 including a 30p donation to the RBL.
The first session was held at The Hub on Monday 23rd April. We had a great turn out tea, coffee and conversation flowed. You don't have to be an experienced crafter there are lots of willing hands happy to pass the skills on. The next session is Monday 30th at 9.30- 11.30am and every Monday thereafter (except bank holidays) Join project Armistitch
Come and join us at our special Poppy making Cafés in The Hub at Stalbridge. Poppy making Cafes will be held every Monday from 9.30-11.30am, starting on Monday 23rd April. All abilities are welcome to join in.
Stalbridge Armistitch is a Community Craft Project set up to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the 1st World war. We are asking residents to knit, sew or crochet their own poppies which will be displayed in locations around Stalbridge in the months leading up to Armistice Day on 11th November 2018 when a community wreath will be made and placed at the War Memorial in the grounds of St. Mary's Church. Poppy making kits (including the wool to make 5 poppies are available for £3.00 from Forge Fabrics which includes a 30p donation to the Royal British Legion.
You can also make your poppies at home, then drop them off at our collection points at Grays of Stalbridge, Forge Fabrics and The Hub.
Community craft project to make poppies to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the 1st World war. Poppies will be displayed in town locations and a community wreath will be made and placed at the War Memorial Making kits £3.00 (wool you need for approx. 5) available from Forge Fabrics which includes a 30p donation to RBL Poppy making Cafes at the Hub from the 23rd April every Monday 9.30-11.30am. All abilities welcome or make at home if you prefer
When you have finished your poppies you can drop them off at the following poppy collection points: The Hub Forge Fabrics Grays