The British Sari Story – Zahra Ahmed and her tunic sari

  The British Sari Story competition for a British Sari was featured at the Knitting and Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace in October 2010. One of the winners was Zahra Ahmed, from Peterborough, who created this ‘mini’ sari  while still at school, in her final year of A levels.Her polished and sophisticated design impressed the […]

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British Sari Story J C Decaux poster campaign

To coincide with The British Sari Story exhibition in Brent Museum, Brent Council funded a JC Decaux poster campaign. British Sari Story posters were posted prominently across the borough in November/December 2007.  The British Sari Story was a search for a British Asian sari, 60 years after Indian independence.

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Press coverage of the British Sari Story

The British Sari Story, a project funded by Awards for All and the Heritage Lottery Fund, aimed to find a design for a British Sari. Press coverage: BBC Radio Leicester Simply Bhangra, global Asian entertainment site Asiana magazine March 2008 Society Guardian, September 2007 Rediff India Abroad, September 2007 Telegraph, Calcutta September 2007 Telegraph, Calcutta, April […]

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Srebrenica Now – press coverage

The BBC featured a gallery of the show on its website. Click here to view. The Srebrenica Justice Campaign was a key partner and spread the word about the exhibition and related events. Bosnian Institute Open Democracy

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Download Guide for Group Leaders

As part of I Packed This Myself, we  produced a Guide for leaders of local groups wishing to start to make contact with migrant workers. With ideas on how to get started, plus fact sheets in Polish and Lithuanian on the main towns in west Cornwall. To download the Guide for Group Leaders, click here

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Education Pack to accompany sewing kits

We produced an Education Pack to our working during the Stitch project. The Pack explains how the work developed and suggests how to become involved. The Education Pack is free. To download an Stitch Education Pack click here.

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