This work set out to be a direct response to the powerful and emotive images of boats, sea and people. These images saturated the media in 2016, presenting us at a distance with the desperation of families escaping war through the precarious passage of the sea. The... (Written by Miesje Chafer) Tuesday 24th October We had a lovely busy day today! Lot of people dropping in finished trees, coming and taking a pack or sitting and stitching. One lady who had already completed a tree came back in with her grandson and... Thank you to the Winchester Young Embroiderers for 2 workshops. During the half term holiday we hosted a map making workshop for children to explore the ideas within the Stitching Stories exhibition of passage, journey, home and displacement. We provided them with a pre-folded blank map to fill using stamps, stickers, collage,... I bought The FT, as a big broad sheet newspaper to wrap up fallen apples. Found this letter on education.