Transition Heathrow

We stumbled across these wonderful bunch of people and their amazing project, 'Transition Heathrow'.

A Community garden centre that was created from a waste land on the proposed new Heathrow Airport runway Terminal. Visit their blog here

We are delighted to announce that we our Giant Occupy blanket will be visiting them in London for a patch making workshop in June.

Mini Blanket # 2 begins its Australasian Tour

It's very exciting to share with you that the mini blanket #2 has started it's tour of Australasia!

The Blanket is currently display in the window of the Animal Op Shop (next to the Freedom Shop) in Newtown, Wellington. 

The blanket will stay here till after the Newtown Street Festival, when it then will spend time being displayed in shop windows around Australia and New Zealand.

Keep up to date with the blankets travels here.

A girl's guide to taking over the world

We are really pleased to share with you a new patch that has been loving crafted for our Giant 'Occupy' Blanket (click for more info here) all the way from London.

The patch is a contribution from the 
'a Girls guide to taking over the world' group. Take a look at some of their inspirational messages on their Facebook page here.

Bake and Donate

As part of our Street Outreach Appeal, the Craftivism Collective and it's trusty team of bakers will be taking it in turns to make yummy baked goods and to donate to rotated local shelter and charities. 

If you are in Wellington and you would like to be a part of this project please let me know which dates you would like to bake and your preferred place to donate, we will then make sure that you get some of our business cards to give away with the cakes, we can also help out with pick up and delivery too if you need.

If you are not in Wellington, but will still like to be involved then why don't you bake for a shelter close to you. Let us know who, where and when and we will include you our our roster, take a photo with your goodies and we will post you on the blog!

for more info and to view our Cupcake Roster click here

Happy Baking!

Stitch N Bitch #2

Back sooner by popular demand!

Bring Vegan nibbles to share, what ever you are working on, some crafty bits and bobs and your inspiration. We have heaps of fabric and wool and things to share. If you you think that you can't sew or knit or whatever- you can, you just haven't learnt yet! Come and make a patch for the Giant 'Occupy' Blanket or get into making some yarn bombing masterpieces!

We will be hitting the town afterwards to make it look pretty! So also bring anything you want to display and things to attach them with.

See you there!

Monday 20th Feb 2012, 5pm-8pm
128 Social Centre, 128 abel Smith St, 
Te Aro, Wellington

Craft Bombing in the City

'Free the Urewera 4' Outside Wellington Supreme Court-
been taken down now
'Love is the Answer' at the evicted Occupy Wellington site-
Taken down after a day
'Be a Conscious Consumer' Outside The Old Bank Shopping Arcade
still there earlier today!

Stitch N Bitch Part One

Lovely Radical Crafty times

Introducing the 2nd 'Mini' blanket

This blanket will take a tour of New Zealand (while the 1st circumferences the globe). The NZ tour will begin in Wellington where the blanket will be displayed in the Freedom Shop window in Newtown, from next week onwards.

We are still looking for contacts and groups in the rest of New Zealand to help with it's tour, if you would like to help or know anyone who could then please get in contact.

Once the blankets return to Wellington we will then Loving stitch it toegther with the other 'Mini' Blankets to make our 'GIANT' Blanket!