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GiveWrap in the Wild

Since our first GiveWrap event, last August, GiveWraps have been gently yet inexorably transforming the culture of disposable gift wrap into one of reciprocal giving of treasured wrapping cloths. Made by Aisha There is another GiveWrap workshop hosted by Needleworks Collective scheduled in Adelaide for November 8. Details are available on the Needleworks Collective site. […]

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GiveWrap, an end to wrapping paper

Today the Needleworks Collective held their first event, a GiveWrap workshop in Melbourne town. Needleworks Collective is a small craftivist group of friends: Emily, Aisha and I.  We have been making stuff together for a few years now and discovered we had a shared interest in making things that could have a bigger life somehow, maybe change minds […]

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Brown Owl Bounty

Our local Brown Owls craft group met up on a Sunday afternoon not so long ago.  As I looked around I was a bit awed by the joyful works in progress: knitted slippers for felting, a vinyl case for scissors, a felt needle roll for a youngest child, a lace slouchy knit in-the-round, a Margaret […]

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