Thursday, 20 January 2011

Knit a Toilet Roll Doll

Hi All

We wanted to share details of this wonderful local competition with you, the challenge is to knit a toilet roll doll using one of the following categories for inspiration -
Diversity:  Create a doll that someway represents the diversity of your community.
Nottingham: Create a doll using the vibrancy of Nottingham as your inspiration.
Traditional:  Do you or a member of your family already have a doll that has long
yearned for celebrity? Then dig him or her out and enter them.
Design:  Put your imagination to the test and create an image of your dream doll. 
There are some great prizes on offer for the winners -  
One night's stay with dinner, bed and breakfast for two people;  
One month's free leisure club membership for two people; 
Or a years worth of free toilet roll!
Deadline for submissions is February 14th. Further details and an application form are available on or you are more than welcome to call Bright ideas
Nottingham on: 0115 8379 474
Bright Ideas is a local business committed to helping local communites have access to the services they need through education, community engagement and research. If you want to know more about the work they do, check out their website, Bright Ideas Nottingham.
In a quiet moment, I felt a need to research google images for visual inspiration and found the following beauties!

So pick up your needles and get knitting to celebrate the design classic that is the toilet roll doll, and to raise money for a worthy cause.

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