Posts Categorized: Blue Sky Inside

On the catwalk with conviction

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Following on from a highly successful fashion show at the Old Bailey last year, Blue Sky was very pleased to be involved in another one, this time in The Mansion House. This year Mencap is the charity being supported by the Lord Mayor’s Appeal so Gilly Yarrow, the Lady Mayoress, decided to turn The Mansion… Read more »

Carwyn’s blog – A sewing machine for Christmas…

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Last week I had the pleasure of welcoming Will Prochaska, Ben Houghton, Gail Jones and Philippa Harrison from RAPt (Blue Sky’s merger partner) to our Stitch in Time textiles workshop at HMP/YOI Bronzefield. As workshop manager Allison Enenche showed our guests what Stitch in Time produces (from bags for Anya Hindmarch to haute couture garments –… Read more »

Our new film – “A Stitch in Time”

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WATCH IT NOW Blue Sky Inside’s “Stitch in Time” workshop has been operating in a women’s high security prison for two years so we wanted to give some of our employees the platform to tell their stories. The film also showcases what the women can produce and achieve: from making cotton dustbags for Anya Hindmarch… Read more »

Carwyn’s blog – Hearts from offcuts

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I return to HMP & YOI Bronzefield, a women’s high-security prison in Surrey, to catch up with ‘Stitch in Time’, Blue Sky Inside’s textiles workshop that produces fashion items and luxury goods for leading brands together with haute couture garments for fashion shows. It’s a pleasure to be back having first visited the workshop earlier… Read more »

Blue Sky Inside production

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  We have just hit another milestone in the Stitch in Time workshop. We have produced a massive 30,000 products since operations began. This grand total includes: This figure does not include the fabulous outfits that we made for Sue Bonham’s fashion collection. Some of those 60 items can seen here at the Old Bailey fashion… Read more »

A Fashion Show in The Old Bailey

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“This is about helping ex-offenders to walk a new path, and to equip them with the tools they need. With support, there is always a way back – and this amazing dress is testament to what can be achieved. Only by supporting people into new, healthy and fulfilling lives can we break the cycle of… Read more »