If I were to make a list of a few of my favourite things (feel free to sing to the tune from the Sound of Music) among them would be:
So it was a no-brainer really to join in with the Craftivist Collective's plan to make train bunting for the Railway Adventure joint protest with Climate Rush. They are campaigning for affordable, efficient and environmentally friendly transport for the UK. What's not to like?!
Not living near any of the cities holding a sew-in last Sunday, my friend Kirsten and I took matters into our own hands and went on a little railway adventure ourselves. We sat on the train and sewed bunting. What fun ;-)
The carriages were mainly prepped ready to go (after raiding the scraps bag and the Box of Random Bits and Pieces for embellishments) and we sewed and wrote various slogans on them. I think Kirsten's "Choo Choo Choose the Train" had to be the most inspired though:
Although 6 year old Woody's train drawing comes pretty close:
Here's a bunch of photos showing train sewing in progress:
And a bunch of photos showing some of the finished carriages:
These will be winging their way now to the Craftivist Collective ready for Sunday's Great Railway Adventure. Go ahead and read more about it here.