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Category: sewing hen parties

Instagram – our inspirational mood board

October 31, 2017

If you’ve ever wondered what we love best and what really floats our craft vessel then look no further than our instagram feed Makedomenders. Although there’s many images taken from our craft parties many are also the many inspirational triggers we all need to get the craft flowing. If it’s a piece of nature, an glimpse […]

For the love of linen – fabulous fabric season

October 2, 2017

We might be all about the craft parties, both hen, baby shower and much, much more but we do have lots of interests of a crafty nature!! Here at Makedomenders we’re crazy about fabric. Our favourite shopping haunts, like Cloth House in London where this beautiful image is taken from, are those with piles of beautiful […]

Ribbons please! – craft materials discussed

August 9, 2017

The organisers and guests at every craft party workshop booked with Makedomenders can rest assured that the materials and tuition that rocks up on the day is of the highest quality and skills! All the fabric, ribbon, paint and every single bead, button or crayon is chosen with our long experience using these materials in […]

Picturing the hen party – event photography

April 14, 2016

It’s a tradition now to picture many of our classic craft hen parties as a keepsake of some memorable occasions. The files are full of all the beautiful and happy events we’ve attended and a record of the many crafts we’ve offered over the years. We love to look back at all the different ideas […]

Sewing on the web – craft making a comeback

February 9, 2016

    The Menders are a creative bunch and we’re always in a crafty frame of mind. That’s why we love our craft parties where we can share all the wonderful things that come from being creative! This week on the web was a case in point. So many good things around to make us […]

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 […]

The re-birth of the handmade – Liberty and Harris tweed

May 29, 2015

Makedomenders do appreciate a good bit of cloth and almost all our craft workshops involve a little or a lot of sewing. The best part of my job as tutor and owner of the best little craft company in my world is helping people to enjoy and appreciate the world of handmade. Much of my […]

A few of my favourite things and for the love of hens

May 18, 2015

    This year has been a blast for the Menders with 3 new tutors, a return of loved tutor and more bookings for craft parties coming to make it feel especially busy. Seeing how making stuff is evolving into a must-do obsession for our hen parties is really heart-warming. With this in mind I […]

Why I love craft

May 8, 2015

I think I’m one of the lucky ones. I love what I do and it’s a real privilege to have such a successful way to do what I love. Makedomenders ticks all the boxes of work satisfaction, creativity and spreading the crafty word through our craft party workshops. I think the pictures speak for themselves […]

Sewing and dressmaking

March 30, 2015

Sewing skills can be just as important as climbing a mountain or cooking up a storm. Official. We’re in the middle of a craft revival and I’m so pleased. I’ve been sewing and crafting since I was tiny and my first sewing-machine winged it’s way across continents from my aunt when I was 7 years […]