Stories from the Scrapstore


If you went down to Hazelhurst Estate...

We were very busy at the Scrapstore on Tuesday 25 July entertaining lots of teddies, children and their carers/parents at our teddy bear's picnic! The sun shone - hurrah - and about 60 teddies and their owners came along to join in the fun. Our famous dress-a-teddy craft activity was enjoyed by all, lots of wishes were placed on our magical wishing tree and our happy thoughts bunting, started at Hazelfest, is now full of lovely thoughts. All of the items used at the picnic were otherwise destined for landfill or incineration - including: picnic mats - previously Mayor of London signage materials for dress a teddy (scrap card, sticky back, fabric, trimmings, yarns) the wishing tree is an ex

Fabulous Friends

Here at the Scraptore we need all the help that we can get to process our mountains of donations - to make the junk beautiful in readiness for our lovely members to use for their arts, crafts, design and play projects. During July we have had outstanding help from our friends at Sotheby's who have treated us to support from no less than 9 volunteers! Cutting, winding, sorting, folding, tidying, fundraising - Emma, Marina and Harriet then Bea, Isabel, Alice, Kat, Lise and Christina were prepared to do anything we asked. Thank you so much! We do hope to see all of you again...we will be saving up our jobs! Meanwhile, Eva, Giacomo and Riccardo, Italian Volunteers from Volunteer in the World

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