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messageStitch craftivism on plastic wipes: Friday's March 9.30 - 11.30attachment
Posted by klove March 07, 05:53PM

I used wet wipes for about 6 years before realising that most were made out of plastic (i.e. polyester!) and will take 200 years to biodegrade. Most end up in Londonís landfills (which will be full by 2026) and 1 in 3 gets flushed down the toilet ending up in our rivers and beachesÖ or forming 93% of Londonís fatbergs.

Please join us in stitching messages into baby-wipes and sending them to our MPís and supermarkets asking for action on plastic wipes.

All resources and toys for any children (there will be needles and scissors around!) will be provided. All welcome! You donít need to know how to stitch, and the more hand-made the message the better! I can teach you some stitches and itís really easy. All you need is a willingness to stitch messages for the environment.

Please join us!
Friday's 9.30 Ė 11.30 at Aneto Cafť (58-60 East Dulwich Road, SE22 9AX) at the back.
#wipesareplastic



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messageRe: Stitch craftivism on plastic wipes: Friday 15th March 9.30 - 11.30attachment
Posted by klove March 11, 01:38PM

This Friday!

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messageRe: Stitch craftivism on plastic wipes: Friday 15th March 9.30 - 11.30
Posted by Grodo March 12, 10:39AM

Excellent cause. Will try to be there!

messageRe: Stitch craftivism on plastic wipes: Friday 15th March 9.30 - 11.30
Posted by klove March 14, 07:59PM

Tomorrow morning... if anyone's around it would be lovely to have some company while stitching!

("Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." Margaret Mead)

messageRe: Stitch craftivism on plastic wipes: Friday 15th March 9.30 - 11.30
Posted by tracymcdavis March 15, 10:27AM

Would love to do this another time if you ever do at a weekend or evening.

messageRe: Stitch craftivism on plastic wipes: Friday 15th March 9.30 - 11.30
Posted by klove March 20, 04:43PM

Come and join this lovely group of stitchers at the back of Aneto's cafe.

Most Friday's and maybe some Saturday's if that's easier for people.

Stitch for the environment!



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messageRe: Stitch craftivism on plastic wipes: Friday's March 9.30 - 11.30
Posted by klove March 28, 09:00PM

On again tomorrow! Friday 29th, 9.30-11.30.

messageRe: Stitch craftivism on plastic wipes: Friday's March 9.30 - 11.30
Posted by Reiki-Anna March 29, 12:49PM

Great to meet you today and finding out about all the things you are trying to do for the environment.
The time just flew by and look forward to the next meetup.
Also I think you mentioned you had a Facebook page could you let me know the name of this please?
Thanks.



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messageRe: Stitch craftivism on plastic wipes: Friday's March 9.30 - 11.30
Posted by klove April 11, 02:20PM

Lovely to meet you too Reiki-Anna! Hopefully see you tomorrow. No Facebook page as yet but a new Instagram account @plasticfreewipes

9.30-11.30, Friday 12th, Aneto's Cafe, join us in stitching for the environment! All resources provided.


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