Fine Cell Work

Don’t know how many of you have heard of this?  It tends to be quite controversial, with strong feelings on both sides: some take the view that it’s a great thing for the prisoners to be occupied and earn money, whilst others feel that its inappropriate for them to profit from their incarceration.

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Also there is a short movie (link below) called Stitched Stories by young director Rachel Tavernor which weaves the interlocking narratives of the Craftivist Collective founder, Sarah Corbett and ex-prisoner Neil who continues to sew for Fine Cell Work. It showcases the power and potential of needlecraft on the lives of those involved with FCW.

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