Posts Tagged: craft

Handmade Christmas Fair 3rd December 2017

It’s just over a week to go until our Handmade Christmas Fair returns to the Standon and Puckeridge Community Centre.   We have managed to attract a number of our regular stallholders, as well as some fabulous new ones, and I am so excited about the wonderful range of products that will be available.   We will… Read more »

Handmade Christmas Fair 6th November – List of Stallholders

Sunday 6th November from 11am-3pm at the Standon & Puckeridge Community Centre, Station Road, Puckeridge, SG11 1TF The Christmas Fair is almost upon us and we have a great line up of local makers, producers, craftspeople and creatives.   There will also be refreshments available for purchase, and a charity raffle to raise money for Teens… Read more »

Handmade Christmas Fair – Stallholders Required

We are looking for stallholders to sell at our annual Handmade Christmas Craft Fair on Sunday 6th November 2016. This highly successful event has been running in Puckeridge for several years, and this is the third year that we have been running the fair to showcase local makers and craftspeople.   The event will be held at the… Read more »

September Monthly Meeting – Twiddlemuffs

Every year we try and include a charity crafting session in our programme.   In the past we have made pillowcase dresses for the Dress a Girl Around the World charity, and nose bands for abused horses and donkeys.   This year we decided to make twiddlemuffs as it ties in well with the national… Read more »

Twiddle Muffs

We are asking members who knit or crochet to make up some Twiddle Muffs for us to complete and embellish at our September meeting.   Twiddle Muffs, also known as Sensory Bands, are textured and embellished bands which are given to dementia patients.   Fiddling with them can comfort and calm them and help with… Read more »

February Monthly Meeting – Heart Crafts

Former President, Victoria Hudson, visited us in February to help members make Valentines themed heart-shaped decorations to take home.   Attendees at the meeting enjoyed rummaging through Victoria’s stash of felt, fabric, ribbons and buttons to customise their own designs.

Nutcracker at the Royal Opera House

The WI Centenary is almost at an end, and celebration events for myself as a member of Puckeridge WI have already ranged from listening to a ukelele band in a barn at a Hertfordshire County centenary baton event to a royal garden party at Buckingham Palace.   The year has come to a fabulous end… Read more »

November Monthly Meeting – Jewellery Making

In November we tried jewellery making. Armed with a beading needle, some findings, a pack of beads and some expert instruction, the room fell quiet whilst we all concentrated on the beading pattern to make a beautiful bracelet and matching pair of earrings each. Our next meeting is our pre-booked Christmas meal so we will… Read more »

Craft Club

We started our Craft Club a few months ago as a lot of our members are creative with some owning craft businesses.   It was an excuse for like minded members to get together to chat, share ideas and eat cake – just like our main WI meetings!   It is also great to allocate… Read more »

Handmade Christmas Fair – November 15th – List of Stallholders

Sunday 15th November from 11am-3pm at the Standon & Puckeridge Community Centre, Station Road, Puckeridge, SG11 1TF The Christmas Fair is almost upon us and we have a great line up of local makers, producers, craftspeople and creatives.   There will also be refreshments available for purchase, and a charity raffle to raise money for the… Read more »