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1  Leeds Community Clothes Exchange in U.K. AND IRELAND by deafswan on: January 11, 2009 01:21:08 PM


Leeds Community Clothes Exchange is a community project encouraging the recycling and exchange of clothes, accessories, bags etc.. in order to develop community spirit and reduce consumption and raise awareness of unethical consumer habits.

We all have clothes lying around we dont wear , either they dont fit right, sit right, look right or whatever! Most people impulse buy- decide they dont like it and it sits gathering dust or simply thrown away.

The irony is plenty of items that would look amazing on you are going to waste!!

HOW IT WORKS:

Each item will be awarded at least one token and more than one if the item is large eg. coat or extra special.

Each token will allow you to take away one item, some items worth more than one token.

Donations should be in reasonable condition and washed

Ideally we would like to collect items before the day of exchange, all you have to do is contact us and we will collect donations and dispatch tokens. However you can bring items down on the day!

Alterations on site by local designers/sewers!!

So raid your wardrobes, get involved and perhaps find yourself the perfect outfit for FREE!!

However, we will have a donations bucket this time round to help us cover costs. Suggested donation will be 1, but this is completely voluntary :-)

Get in touch for collections. We will collect from LS1 - LS6.

Holly
07532164140
hollyrally@hotmail.com

Lucy
07530761518
locket991@hotmail.co.uk
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2  Calling all Leeds Craftsters!! Clothes exchange and check out local designers! in ENGLAND by deafswan on: November 07, 2008 01:07:21 PM



Hello Everyone

Leeds Community Clothes Exchange is a community project encouraging the recycling and exchange of clothes, accessories, bags etc.. in order to develop community spirit and reduce consumption and raise awareness of unethical consumer habits.

HOW IT WORKS:

Each item will be awarded at least one token and more than one if the item is large eg coat or extra special.

Each token will allow you to take away one item, some items worth more than one token.

Donations should be in reasonable condition and washed

Ideally we would like to collect items before the day of exchange, all you have to do is contact us and we will collect donations and dispatch tokens. However you can bring items down on the day!

So raid your wardrobes, get involved and perhaps find yourself the perfect outfit for FREE!! 

DEBUT EXCHANGE!!
Saturday 22nd November @ 25 spaces, back kesington terrace (2 mins from Hyde Park Corner)
Between 11am - 3pm


There will also be current oxfam campaign information avaliable at the exchange, including local actions.

Check out local designers and crafters! New designers welcome too!!

Donations would be very much appreciated to help cover costs, and any profit will be donated to oxfam.

Get in touch as soon as possible for collections. We will collect from LS1 - LS6.

Holly
07532164140
hollyrally@hotmail.com

Lucy
07530761518
Locket991@hotmail.co.uk
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3  First go at screen printing bag and free oxfam patch/sqaures/thingies?? in Screen Printing: Completed Projects by deafswan on: October 27, 2008 05:05:43 PM
Hi Everyone,

These are my first attempts at using my screen printing kit my BF brought me a year ago!! The bag was a birthday present for a friend ( and had some acid face fabric for the insides)  and the patches were...well i dont really know..my friend did an oxfam stall and we just decorated the stall with them.. there a bit dodge and kinda of useless but fun anyway??

Let me know what you think!!

Ta xx Luce x












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4  First dress!!! Green and black.. (2pics) in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by deafswan on: March 19, 2007 10:32:50 AM
Hi guys ... This is my first dress..its not brilliant and not completed... do you think i should put little black sleeves on?? Sorry for the dodgy pics... had to fight with angles!!





Sorry for the breasty pic but its a close up of fabric!!



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5  First time bag!!... Huge floral travel bag... in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by deafswan on: February 14, 2007 12:40:59 PM
Hey guys

This is my first bag..and semi successful item that i have done.. sorry about the rubbish picture.. feel free to comment on its shoddiness..

Cheers!!
 
Cant put photo's up yet so heres a link
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