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Microgrants 2016: Successful Applicants

Congratulations to Heliya Badakhshan, Kandy Diamond, Sharon Mossbeck and Sue Taylor, each set to receive a £500 Microgrant to realise a creative ambition during 2016, Sheffield's Year of Making.

Sculptor Heliya Badakhshan plans to complete a set of works using new materials and techniques while Kandy Diamond will deliver a series of craft workshops exploring the possibilities of machine knitting to create pattern.

Sharon Mossbeck plans to take her contemporary cross-stitch project The Thread of Life to various venues around the UK and Sue Taylor will explore 'The Howard Street Dinner Hour Club for Women Workers' (1914-1956) through collaborations with silversmith Charlotte Tollyfield and textile artist Lizzie Peters.

Keep an eye out for updates on how their Microgrant projects are developing and ways to get involved.