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DVD featuring Tell Them of Us & William’s Story

To mark the Centenary Stitches Exhibition running at the National Archive, Kew, from January to March 2016, we have produced a special Limited Edition DVD featuring Tell Them of Us, William’s Story, and interviews with come of the knitters when the Exhibition was first shown, at The Collection, Lincoln.

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Centenary Stitches Exhibition, London.

Monday 4th January 2016 was spent installing the Centenary Stitches exhibition at The National Archives in London. Here are some pictures of the team setting it up: L to R: Jessamy Carlson, Heather Crowder, Ali Shepley, Alison, Pauline Loven, Kate Loven, Alison Hinkley and Peter Halse. Thank you so much to our team for all their hard work! Here Read More

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Knitting for ‘Tell Them of Us’, WWI Film

Costuming ‘Tell Them of Us’ and the birth of Centenary Stitches’. by Pauline Loven Even before the script was written for ‘Tell them of Us’, I spent a year researching and gathering vintage resources to begin creating the costume. The film was to be set in the Lincolnshire village of Thimbleby during WW1. As I worked I became aware of Read More

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People Rich

By Pauline Loven (Costumier to ‘Tell Them of Us’) When I decided it would be good to have some hand-knitted clothes for our WW1 film, and tweeted speculatively for a volunteer knitter, I didn’t know what I would unleash! Within minutes of tweeting and expecting nothing, I had over one hundred volunteers and within a week Read More