Posts Tagged: handmade

November Monthly Meeting – Chocolate

When we put chocolate into the programme last year, we’d planned to book a speaker to come and teach us about chocolate.   Unfortunately after looking at several companies who either didn’t call us back or were going to charge us hundreds of pounds which a small WI like us couldn’t afford, we had to… 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 »

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.

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 »

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 »