Yearly archive: 2014

Craft making – sewing

September 15, 2014

Some of the nicest moments the Menders have, and we do have many lovely times with our craft workshops, is overhearing exclamations at our craft parties at our beautiful fabrics and materials. Often, the bride-to-be, who is the most important person on the day, will say that she had no idea what she was in […]

Try a new craft – dressmaking

August 22, 2014

With TV shows like the Great British Sewing Bee and more and more sewing supplies shops opening across the country, we do seem to be in a sewing revival and the Makedomenders couldn’t be more pleased. Sewing and crafting are, of course, close to our heart and we try in our craft workshops to pass […]

Craft parties in London

August 15, 2014

Many of our enquiries these days come from parties that are locating to London for the weekend. There’s so many choices for hen parties and the Menders are right there too. We’re very lucky to have a hand-picked list of venues that are tried and tested by us and we’ve built up special relations with […]

Craft party workshops – block printing

August 6, 2014

We have recently added a fun and easy new activity to our extensive list of craft workshops. Block printing is perfect as a workshop choice for a happy hen party, birthday or baby shower. You can be as creative as you feel and the skills required are shared by everyone so you need never feel left […]

Craft making baby shower

July 23, 2014

This beautiful picture was taken by adoring mother of these two lovely girls. The quilt on which they’re posing was made by all their friends to celebrate the birth of the gorgeous baby. Makedomenders’ baby shower craft workshops are such a warm, loving way to welcome the new arrival to the family. We make sure […]

Craft hen parties in Oxford and Oxfordshire

July 10, 2014

Many of our  craft hen parties take place in one of the hens’ homes. It’s always a perfect setting  as everyone can feel immediatley at home and there’s a well-stocked kitchen and all the amenities for comfort and celebration! The Makedomenders are happy to travel to everywhere and anywhere in the south of England and […]

Hen parties in Surrey and East Sussex

July 4, 2014

Here at Makedomenders we love to travel across the length and breadth of the south of England and Surrey and East Sussex are popular and well-visited by us. We go to towns and country alike and Brighton, the number one in hen lists of favouriSurrey and East Sussex ate locations, is a regular haunt for […]

Craft hen parties – a Makedomenders’ speciality

June 19, 2014

Choosing a craft activity for your hen party isn’t such a strange idea as you may think. In fact, a growing number of prospective hens and their brides are going for the crafty option as part of their celebrations! It’s a brilliant way to break the ice if there are a group of girls that […]

Craft hen parties with afternoon tea

June 11, 2014

Here at Makedomenders we like to think we have a venue list that is second-to-none in listing beautiful locations for hosting your craft party and many of them offer wonderful afternoon teas. When you’re planning your hen party or baby shower you want it to be perfect and making sure of the refreshments is definitely […]

Craft parties – what Makedomenders does best!

May 28, 2014

The Makedomenders were very happy to receive another lovely testimonial from the hens at a recent craft workshop  making bunting for the wedding that many of the party-goers were really enthused by all the creativity on offer and want to continue to develop their sewing skills. We’re so pleased but really not surprised as the interest in […]