We had special guests at After School Craft Club today🙂!! Auld Memories musicians, Stevie Sheilds and Colin Jubb entertained us with their music, and gave us some flute and guitar lessons. Here’s a wee taste of their great music.
We have been over-awed by the kind words of a young woman and her family, following a tragic bereavement. Jenni asked us to make her a Memory Blanket from her brother’s t-shirts, and she was delighted with the result. Below, is her most kind tribute to Best bib n Tucker CIC “Words cannot express the Read more about “A MEMORY BLANKET BRINGS SOME JOY BACK TO A GRIEVING FAMILY”[…]
We are delighted to have been awarded £300 by Scotmid Community Fund. This will help purchase child friendly sewing equipment for our “Friday After School Classes” THANKYOU SO MUCH TO EVERYONE AT SCOTMID COOP for making this possible!!
We all had a wonderful time today, at Christine’s workshop on Felting Techniques. Great fun and so interesting! THANKYOU CHRISTINE !! Christine’s Felting Workshop – Google Photos
Our friend Karen commissioned us to take her back to the 40’s with these 2 retro aprons for a very special event commemorating the role of women in the War Effort of World War 2. We think they look great!!!! Facebook comment from Karen:-“ Karen Jewitt Brilliant aprons, so well made, everyone commented on them, we had Read more about Retro Aprons for World War Commemoration Event[…]
FOLLOWING OUR RECENT AWARD FROM “THE BIG LOTTERY FUND”, WE HAVE NOW SECURED A NEW BASE, WHERE WE CAN EXPAND OUR SERVICES TO THE COMMUNITY OF OXGANGS, EDINBURGH We will shortly be moving into our new base at 2 FIRRHILL NEUK, opposite the Oxgangs Neighbourhood Centre, where we have been based for the past 3 Read more about NEW BASE FOR BEST BIB N TUCKER CIC[…]
We were delighted to meet so many new people at the start of our new course “Thanks for the Memories” Here is Michelle, getting to grips her new sewing machine…….there’ll be no stopping you now Michelle!!
We are absolutely delighted to have been awarded an amazing grant of £116,000 from “THE BIG LOTTERY FUND”, to expand our Community led education programme!! We were also thrilled to be visited by STV’s VANESSA KENNEDY, who presented this feature for STV’s 6pm News!! STV Video
THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES is the latest course on offer with Best Bib N Tucker CIC!! Great News!!!!We are now pleased to announce our start date….which will be as follows:- We still have places available, so please do get in touch with Eileen as soon as possible. Either by mobile as in the previous post Read more about THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES – NEW DATE 12th April 2018[…]
Article written by Aleks Pacula of LIVING IT UP In today’s world of mass production and throw-away culture, it is a breath of fresh air to come upon pockets of people trying to do their best for their community and the environment. And finding inter-generational groups whose purpose it is to teach the handicraft of Read more about “Living it Up” Learn Sewing Skills with Best Bib n Tucker[…]