Stitch 'n' Bitch:
Stitch 'n' Bitch is a sociable group of crafters who get together to learn new skills and share their passion for the crafts they do. Whether or not you know one end of a crochet hook from another, you'll find a warm welcome. We specialise in knitting and crochet, but existing members also do cross stitch, dress-making, tailoring, and card making. We also teach knitting and crochet at every session, as well running regular workshops teaching different skills such as:
- Arm knitting
- Arm crochet
- Cross-stitch cards
If there are any new skills you really want to learn or improve on, ask us as we are more than happy to help.
The warm welcome helps people to get to know one another, and the sessions act as a drop in, so come for as long as you please. Keep your eyes open for us, and our work, throughout the semester.
We meet in room 4 of LUU, between 5 and 7pm every Monday. Come along for a cuppa, a biscuit and some crafting! You can even rent a sewing machine for £2 per hour.
Find out more via our Email, Facebook or Twitter.
Beginner kits in crochet and knitting are available to purchase for £5 and you do not need to be a member to buy one, though if you do want to become a member it only costs £1 for the year!
President: Hannah Hargreaves
I am a second-year Classics student. I love reading, drawing and I write in my spare time, and my pronouns are she/her. I really like Stitch and Bitch because everyone here is so welcoming, friendly, and happy to help you no matter what the problem is so it’s like having a little uni family. I mainly crochet but I do knit and sew a little too although I’m a little rusty at both.
Treasurer: Emma Hunt-Shelley
I am a second year Classics student whose pronouns are She/Her. I am massive book hoarder and have an obsession with Alice in Wonderland! My favourite thing about Stich n Bitch is that it's just a nice, friendly group of interesting people that I probably wouldn't have met without the society. I predominantly knit but I have been known to sew and cross stitch in the past :)
General Secretory: Emily Frankish
I’m a second year Geological Sciences student – so yes I love rock, but I also love to knit. Stitch and Bitch has given me the opportunity to meet people who enjoy talking about patterns and yarn shopping. The society is full of wonderful people who are all happy to help you learn new techniques and have a good chat too. I mostly knit but I can sew a small amount.
Social Secretory: Megan Rees
Hey I’m Megan and I am a second-year child nursing student and my pronouns are she/her. I really enjoy reading, all be it mainly trashy teen literature, watching TV and live music. I joined Stitch ‘n’ Bitch as a complete beginner and was quickly welcomed into the group, which now contains some of my closest friends. The society is so friendly and diverse that the comfortable atmosphere is exactly what you need after a long day at uni. I love that Stitch ‘n’ Bitch is somewhere I can go to vent about my day without being judged and that it is a place where I can continually learn new skills and evolve all my crafting ability.
Enterprise Officer: Liv Adu
I am a Geology student, my pronouns are She/Her. In my spare time I enjoy reading, photography and the great outdoors! The reason I love SnB so much is because of the culture; it is so laid back and inclusive it puts anyone at ease. I remember my first session I didn’t know anyone or what to expect but by the end of it I was discussing the role of gender in society while learning how to cast off a garter stitch. It is by far one of the most diverse groups I have been a part of. My Crochet is at a beginner’s level but my main craft is sewing I am also pretty good at knitting and cross stitch too.
Enterprise Officer: Kristin Alcala
Hey there, you can call me Astin! I am a third-year international Business student who is an absolute beginner in stitching but not in bitching lol jk. My favourite thing about Stitch ‘n’ Bitch is the atmosphere, it’s a way to unwind once a week and just do something productively unproductive with your time, whilst socialising and having interesting conversations. Everyone here is very nice, friendly and understanding of your needs so don’t hesitate and JOIN!
Are you an avid crafter who wants to sell your products online?
Stitch 'n' Bitch have been Sponsered by the Footsteps fund to create an ecommerce website for all our members! This will provide you with your own online shop as well as business support and advice as you advance on your entrepreneurial journey.
With this membership, you will have:
- access to the website
- access to exclusive opportunities
- a support network
- a handbook guiding you through how to start a business
- membership to both stitch n bitch and enterprise soc
All for only £30 a year!
Launch event is in Function between 6 and 9pm on September 28th 2017.
There will be experts in business talking about their experiences and Stalls of current student businesses.
FREE drink when you get a ticket.
Get your ticket for FREE from https://classic.luu.org.uk/groups/stitchbitch/and click on shop.
For more information or to join the mailing list, email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
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