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Yearly archive: 2009

fabric flower workshop

November 7, 2009

Good news for all you North London and Hertforshire based makers – we will be doing a fabric and mixed media flower and corsage class on the 19th of November in Hatfield. It runs from 7.30pm to 10.00pm and is with the Sweet Herts Sisterhood WI. They are just starting up their group, so go […]

high tea of highgate

November 3, 2009

High Tea in Highgate, North London is a beautiful tea shop run by Georgina Worthington. Georgina used to work in fashion, so as you would expect, the shop is exquisitely decorated with checkerboard flooring, mismatching china and charming illustrations by Charlotte Hardy painted onto the walls. The cakes are delicious and all made at High […]

christmas craft workshop

October 29, 2009

Ho, ho, ho! This is a festive and seasonal workshop which is ideal for Christmas parties and those interested in making their own original recycled and hand made decorations and cards. Jollied along by mince pies and mulled wine supplied by Make.Do.Mend, you will craft baubles, ornaments, angels and Christmas trees using traditional sewing techniques, […]

party bags

October 28, 2009

Who says party bags are for kids?! For every party Make.Do.Mend run, you can order a bespoke goodie bag for each guest to take away filled with fabulous haberdashery and other lovely things, relevant to the class you have taken. Each bag is specifically designed in order that the skills learned in class can be […]

fabric corsages workshop

October 27, 2009

The aims of the class are to produce textiles based corsages from traditional sewing techniques, fabrics, ribbons and mixed media. You do not need to be expertly experienced within the sewing disciplines.Each participant will achieve at least one finished wearable item, or be well equipped to finish off the items at home. The workshop will […]

40 winks

September 20, 2009

Good news makers; we have agreed our first venue in London and are extremely excited about it. David Carter is an internationally acclaimed and very talented interior designer and he has amazingly agreed to let us have the run of his beautiful townhouse in East London! Here are some fabulous snaps of the house, which […]

let them eat cake…

September 8, 2009

…but these lovelies looked far too pretty to scoff! Some finished cakes and the decorating process from the class at We Make London on Sunday:

crafting in stokie

September 7, 2009

The ‘menders pitched up at Abney Hall in Stoke Newington this weekend, crafty goodies in hand, with the aim of teaching as many folk as possible to knit, crochet and craft some sugar. Here are some pictures of the yarny pupils; some delicious looking cakes from Sunday afternoon coming soon…

we make london

September 1, 2009

This weekend the Make Do Menders will be at We Make London in Stoke Newington running some workshops. If you fancy learning to knit or crochet, or want to walk away with some yummy cakes you have decorated with your own fair hands, get there early to sign up, or email us to guarantee a […]

hen party craft workshops

August 30, 2009

As well as the option of a bespoke version of any of our regular classes for your hen party, you may wish to take a look at the workshops we offer especially for hen parties, which are a little bit wedding themed, to get you in the mood for the big day!Buttonholes Create your own […]