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A small cross stitched political message witha  flowery border fixed to an industrial fence.

Making for Change

Craftivist Collective

Mini Protest banner

The InSIte log: handmade style font over a close up of embroidery.

In:Site Festival


September 2015

A naive doll-like modeal made from found pieceswhich look like they could be parts of wooden furniture or metal fixings.

Outsider Craft (working title)

Kate Bradbury

Detail of the Dervishes, Figure 1

A collage of painted, cut, stitched and folded paper. The motifs; dots, lines and patches of colour are inspired by old maps.

Field Notes

The Moore Field II

Matthew Harris The motifs; dots, lines and patches of colour are inspired by old maps denoting roads and fields.

Jewellery shaped like simple black birds.


Migrating Birds range

Black enamelled sparrow series. Priced £15-22.



Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries programme

Craftspace are pleased to host one of the next Weston Jerwood Creative Residencies. More details about how to apply coming soon.


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Free Craftivist Event

Making For Change at Impact Hub - Craftivist’s Unite!!
Not one to stand on a soapbox but still want to make a change?
On the 11th July we are inviting young people aged 14-25, to learn how they can make a positive social change using Craftivism (craft + activism).
This free event will see makers, including renowned craftivist artist Sarah Corbett, leading a range of activities such as stitching,paper art inspired by big data and tile printing.



In:Site 2015 Artist and Volunteer Opportunity

Applications are now open for artists and volunteers for In:Site 2015.
The festival will take place 7-11th September.
Volunteer roles include: event team member, photographer and film maker.



Outsider Craft - Call for Submissions

Submissions are invited for our exhibitoin of Outsider Craft.
More details on the project page.



Field Notes at Eleven Spitalfields, London

You can see Matthew Harris' textiles on show at  Eleven Spitalfields 08 May - 26 June 2015. Coinciding with a perfomance of Field Notes on the 13th June as part of the Spitalfield Music Summer Festival.



Shelanu Into the Community

The group are running a series of workshops with communities around Birmingham.


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