Yearly archive: 2015

Sewing for fun – craft hen parties with needles!

November 30, 2015

  It might be a new kid on the block but sewing is fast catching up with knitting and baking as a popular craft to start the fun at a party! Our craft hen parties are now well established and sewing is the major craft we offer. It’s a perfect way to introduce craft to […]

All the trimmings – planning a craft party with Makedomenders

November 21, 2015

  Here at Makedomenders, we do understand so much of the organisation of the craft hen party or baby shower starts long before the event and can be a real challenge in itself. Answering enquiries immediately (or very nearly! We’re only human!!), helping with contacting venues, ordering refreshments and suggesting running schedule are all part […]

Fascinator making at Hotel Pelirocco, Brighton

November 10, 2015

The Menders were so pleased to be returning to the brilliant Brighton, hentastic and full of fun. We were based at the Hotel Pelirocco for this craft hen party¬†¬†and the order of the day was fascinator making for a bride who ‘loves flowers in her hair’! There were lots of flowers and beads and netting […]

Craft hen parties in 2016 – new workshops

November 4, 2015

Makedomenders hates standing still and never more so than when we start thinking of craft activities. For the future hen parties and craft parties beginning their planning we’re pleased to introduce a number of new creative workshops to tempt them. Crochet and knitting have been one of our favourite crafts for a long time and […]

Craft hen parties in East Sussex, from Brighton to Battle

October 26, 2015

  Autumn is lovely time anywhere but walking in the woods is especially beautiful in East Sussex. This year has been a busy year for Makedomenders with craft hen parties, including 4 visits to Battle in East Sussex. There were so many lovely areas so a revisit during October was definitely on the cards! It’s […]

Baby shower craft party

October 19, 2015

Craft workshops need not be exclusive to hen parties, although our core business does often seem to be the first stage of a family situation! A few days ago we hosted a lovely baby shower in London on behalf of not one former Makedomender guest but four!! From separate parties, so how coincidential! It’s near […]

Check your diaries – bookings 2016

October 15, 2015

You might be ticking the days off till Christmas but here at Menders’ HQ we’re already looking forward to lots of lovely craft hen party action in 2016. There are already quite a sprinkling of parties booked in throughout the spring and summer and we’re so excited to be planning for these events during the […]

Craft across Europe – travels with Makedomenders

October 14, 2015

Feeling creative needn’t be a stay-at-home activity. When the Menders are out and about their eyes are peeled for the crafty activity wherever they are! Recently I took a trip to Italy following a busy summer entertaining hen parties in a crafty style and it was about time to check out the fun in Europe! […]

Making it special – prestige venues with Makedomenders

September 21, 2015

When you’re organising a craft hen party you want to host the event in a special venue. Whether you’re welcoming everyone to your house or you have found the perfect location, it’s got to be perfect. Often, the party is looking for a real wow-factor and we’ve hosted some really lovely events in some amazing […]

A very special venue – Antoni & Alison, London

September 18, 2015

The appeal for many organisers is that Makedomenders can arrange some terrific locations to host the craft hen parties or baby showers A recent corsage making craft hen party was hosted at the unique and brilliantly creative Antoni & Alison showrooms in Rosebery Avenue, London. From the quirky decorations to the styling of the room, […]