We hold regular sewing events throughout the year, with a focus on extra sessions in the winter as this is when we send our ponchos to Calais. These are fun, informal sessions and no experience is necessary. If you have a sewing machine and equipment that you can bring that would be great, but not essential. Children are welcome as long as they are fully supervised by an adult. During these events, there will be the opportunity to:
The Poncho Project events have been going from strength to strength. We've been making Ponchos throughout the year ready to send to Calais, and we sent our first winter batch of almost 600 in November. We've also got about 300 ready to go in January. We also made OffCut Crafts which we sold for fundraising. There have been old and new faces, with people learning and sharing skills and stories.
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