Did you know that 1 in 5 people cannot sew a button on? Longthorpe is taking part in the Great British Button Challenge to bring more sewing into our classrooms and have received our Hobbycraft Teachers Pack to support our children in learning to sew.

We already have some budding stitches so are hoping to win one of the fantastic prizes on offer!

To help us with our mission – do you have any old buttons? If so, please do send them in to school in an envelope – all will be put to good use.

Would you like to help teach your child to sew? If so, the pack contains instructions on how to sew on a button and can be downloaded from the Hobbycraft website.