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New trustees - top  Sarah McManus (left) and Jane Webber; below Alex Collis (left) and Karin Read
Sew Positive welcomes new chair and trustees
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Sew Positive has appointed four new trustees, including a new chair. CEO Melissa Santiago Val said: “We are delighted that…

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Could you be Sew Positive’s new treasurer?
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Sew Positive is looking to recruit a new treasurer. Over the past two years, Sew Positive has gone from strength…

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The winning photo - Participants show off lampshades made from upcycled and donated fabrics
Shades of success
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A photograph of Sew Positive participants – showing off fabulous lampshades made from upcycled and donated fabrics – won the…

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Needle little calm in your life? Try Sew Positive! – Cambridge Network
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A charity is helping share the wellbeing calm of creativity, one stitch at a time, thanks to grant funding support…

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Make a planter workshops to calm your mind and help the planet
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It’s amazing what you can do with old clothes and textiles! Join Sew Positive to learn how to turn redundant…

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Tackling Textile Waste: Cambridge Edition
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Whatever your thoughts on the fashion industry, clothes are crucial. Not only do they keep us warm and dry, but…

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Sew Positive to upcycle textile waste provided by Cambridge office fit-out specialist COEL
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Sew Positive, the Cambridge sewing and repair charity, has partnered with COEL to find ways of reusing and upcycling sample…

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Sew Positive’s National Lottery funding for ‘Sewcialise and Upcycle’ workshops
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Cambridge charities Sew Positive and Cambridge Women’s Resources Centre (CWRC) have been awarded £10,000 National Lottery funding to run a…

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A Lasting Memento of the Queen’s Jubilee
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Haslingfield is having a go at the Sew Positive Jubilee Community Bunting Challenge. Click here to listen to the interview…

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Sew Positive and Phoenix Trust Collaborate
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Phoenix Trust, a charity supporting people with learning disabilities, participated in a workshop organised by Sew Positive to customise aprons…

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Hang Out The Bunting: Velvet Magazine
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St Mary’s School alumna Melissa Santiago-Val is creating bunting for her former school, using old uniforms that are now beyond…

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