Join us in supporting this community project from Dunedin's Stitch Kitchen. Stitch Kitchen are this years recipients of Dunedin City Council’s Te Ao Tūroa Environment Envoy Commission. Presenting a new community project: 4KT Elephants to transform some of the city’s textile and clothing scraps into 4,000 cute soft toy elephants. Each elephant representing a tonne of textiles received by our local landfill in the last year, which contributes significantly to our city's CO2 emissions, as well as the environmental hazards associated with waste collection.
We have been set the task of making 100 of these wee elephants. The pattern, fabric and stuffing is all ready to go, we just need the hands to do the making. So far 27 have been made, only 73 to go! If you find you don't know what sewing project to work on, start with one of these. Its for a great cause. Even our younger Stitch-O-Mat visitors are giving it a go.