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Fine Cell Work

Rebuilding the lives of prisoners with the transformative
power of needle work - Find out more

Our vision

There are currently over 80,000 people in the UK prison system. We are committed to the rehabilitation of prisoners and prison leavers, and to breaking the devastating cycle of reoffending and repeated imprisonment.

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About us

Fine Cell Work is a UK-based rehabilitation charity and social enterprise. For over 25 years we’ve been transforming the lives of prisoners and prison leavers, one stitch at a time.

Crafting wonders

Shop our unique designs

Fine Cell Work's exquisitely-stitched products have been created in collaboration with some of the country’s leading contemporary designers. The majority are made by hand in UK prisons, and in our post-release hub in Battersea.

Discover designs by Studio AshbyKit KempCath KidstonNeisha Crosland, Cressida Bell and Knepp Rewilding alongside our beautifully made range of giftskitsaccessoriestable linencushions and much more. 

The social enterprise

Our social enterprise trains prisoners and prison leavers in high-quality needlework skills, and then supports and pays them to create beautiful handmade products, designed by world renowned artists.

Become a volunteer

Are you a skilled needleworker with a passion for sharing your skills? We have a small number of vacancies to join our incredible team of prison volunteer teachers!
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Free gift cards

Tell someone you're thinking of them with a gift from Fine Cell Work.

Every order from our standard collections can be posted with a free handwritten gift card.

Simply type your message in the box on the cart page and we'll start writing.