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handicrafts

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Handicraft Group

Our meetings are on the 4th Thursday of the month at 2pm at the Rushden Bowls Club. New members are always welcome. We charge £2 entry fee to pay for the hire of the room we use. All activities cost an additional amount to cover the cost of materials. Members are welcome to bring unwanted craft items to sell on our Sales Table. Please contact Diana Turner, the Group Leader, via the contact page for further details.

February 22nd

Button Making with Silk Clay with Diana Turner

Make some handmade buttons for your latest knitting project. Materials provided - £2.00

Have fun marbelling the modern way using shaving foam and coloured inks to create fantastic patterned papers. Materials provided - £1.50.

March 22nd

Quilling with Christine Cook.

Using narrow strips of coloured paper fixed onto a background create intricate designs. Materials provided - £1.00

April 26th

Card Making with Susan Jennings.

Susan will show us how to make a greetings card with an original design. Materials provided - TBA

May 24th

Shashiko with Diana Turner.

This is a form of Japanese quilting, worked traditionally in white thread and blue linen like materials. Using authentic materials we will make a coaster. Materials provided - £1.50

June 28th

Weaving with Frances Francis.

Learn about the ins and outs of weaving and have a go too. Materials provided - TBA

July 26th

Folded Star Patchwork with Mary Willars.

Create a fantastic star using small pieces of fabric, folding and simple sewing to create an item of your choice. Materials provided - £1.50

August 23rd

Marbling with Diana Turner.

Have fun marbling the modern way using shaving foam and coloured inks to create fantastic patterned papers. Materials provided - £1.50.