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Join a Bunting Button-a-thon!

Learn how to make button bunting by creating beautiful products for The Handmade Alliance to sell and fund their valuable work

What you'll get from us

  • Be the first to find out about The Handmade Alliance's upcoming projects e.g. sewing sessions

  • Chat to fellow residents and The Handmade Alliance team as you create some handmade decorations

  • A bit of crafting is good to relax your mind and to reflect on where you are right now

  • Learn how to make party bunting and the perfect sewing technique to replicate it at home

  • Enjoy a free book from the fantastic Kindness Offensive

What we need from you

  • You're a dab hand at threading a needle and are willing to jazz up the bunting with buttons

  • Basic sewing skills or the willingness to learn how to sew on a button or two

  • A bit of a creative flair to adorn the bunting with an eye-catching design

  • You don't have a fear of buttons (also known as Koumpounophobia)!

  • This is part of Islington Giving Time to Give Event 6-8pm at The Kindness Offensive, All welcome!

What's it like?

  • I had a brilliant afternoon helping you guys at The Handmade Alliance out and I hope it really made a difference. I would love to come again!

    Sarah Ross

  • I'm still a beginner in sewing but I learnt so much and had lots of fun meeting like-minded crafty people. The trainers were great and I got to take my own handmade decoration home for my xmas tree!

    Micha Nestor