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  1. Alex Telford
    January 15, 2016 @ 6:55 pm

    Hi I really like this village and want to include our homeless hostel . We will be having a go at doing some squares, thanks for the invite!!

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    • Paula Briggs, AccessArt
      January 15, 2016 @ 7:35 pm

      Hello there, wonderful thank you we’re so pleased you are joining us! Good luck with it and keep in touch, best wishes, Paula

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  2. Sam Downer
    January 18, 2016 @ 10:54 am

    What a great idea. The children here at St John’s are very excited to be taking part. Thank you for being so inspiring.
    Sam

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    • Paula Briggs, AccessArt
      January 18, 2016 @ 11:39 am

      Wonderful to have you on board Sam! Good luck with it and we look forward to seeing the sewn squares, very best wishes, Paulka

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  3. rachel grigg
    January 26, 2016 @ 1:11 pm

    Is is solely handstitching, or is free motion embroidery allowed? many thanks

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    • Sheila, AccessArt
      January 26, 2016 @ 3:27 pm

      Hello Rachel, Absolutely all of it fine! Free motion embroidery sounds amazing! Thank you.

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  4. kaz
    February 25, 2016 @ 9:55 am

    hi Paula
    hi my name is kaz from out of the box art studio
    Frinhurst enterprises ,where I work with special needs adults ,the house would love to oneto be one of he places you could exhibit

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  5. Help Make The AccessArt Village | Art Cabin's Blog
    March 3, 2016 @ 12:50 pm

    […] are once again spearheading a participatory project for 2016 called the AccessArt Village that involves embroidery. Appletons Wools have kindly donated wool for the project, I have a few […]

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  6. Francesca
    March 15, 2016 @ 12:35 pm

    Hello, I would love the children at the school I am a trainee at to be involved with your project. The school may want to order wool from its usual suppliers; is this ok? can we still take part?

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    • Sheila, AccessArt
      March 16, 2016 @ 1:26 pm

      That’s absolutely fine. Thank you for your interest in the project and we look forward to seeing your pupil’s work. Best wishes, Sheila

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  7. Dawn Cove
    April 26, 2016 @ 11:26 am

    I have a student who would like to appliqué fabric onto her house for the AccessArt village square, as well embroidery, is this OK?
    Thanks

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    • Paula Briggs, AccessArt
      April 26, 2016 @ 2:50 pm

      Yes thats perfect – pls be as creative as you like! xPaula

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    • Andrea Butler
      April 26, 2016 @ 2:50 pm

      Hello Dawn, that’s absolutely fine – it sounds a lovely combination of techniques and we really look forward to seeing your student’s work!

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  8. Julie Stenning
    May 2, 2016 @ 1:04 pm

    What are your plans for showing the completed creation?

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    • Paula Briggs, AccessArt
      May 3, 2016 @ 11:08 am

      Hello, we have put out calls for hosting the artwork and have a list of interested hosts – you can find out more at /interested-in-hosting-the-accessart-village/
      Very best wishes, Paula

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  9. The Village Project: A Participatory Textiles Project | Heathlands Project
    June 7, 2016 @ 2:17 pm

    […] I’ve really enjoyed seeing the range of houses the members have produced, both in my groups and in in the other art groups too. Each portrait is so different and shows each individuals style. There’s still time to take part too if you want to, just follow the instructions on AccessArt’s website… […]

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  10. The AccessArt Village Project - Appletons
    December 12, 2016 @ 9:52 pm

    […] https://www.accessart.org.uk /accessartvillage/ […]

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  11. Andrea Butler
    January 13, 2017 @ 9:42 am

    Hi Debbie, the deadline isn’t until the end of April so you’ve plenty of stitching time!…Just the thing to be doing during this snowy, winter weather 🙂 Look forward to seeing your house – thanks for supporting the project!

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  12. Jo N
    February 23, 2017 @ 4:23 am

    Hi,
    I am teaching art in Bangkok and was thinking this could be good with my elementary students. I was also thinking to exhibit work here then send, What is last date you need work by?
    Jo

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    • Paula Briggs, AccessArt
      February 23, 2017 @ 11:36 am

      Hello that sound slike a great idea and we’d really welcome you on board! Last date for receipt in the UK is 30th June – though if you need a week or so longer we can work around that…
      Very many thanks!
      Best wishes, Paula

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  13. AccessArt Village stage 2 | childrensartschool.org
    April 26, 2017 @ 10:08 pm

    […] This term at Pelham School After School Art Club we have been taking part in the AccessArt Village Project. […]

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