Next Meeting Tuesday 5th November

make do & mend November 2013

It’s time for our very popular Christmas decoration meeting.

Snow globe

What about this fab Christmas scene. Check out this website for more inspiration

Tie wreath

Or this great tie wreath

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Or this lovely Christmas tree, you can find this on Mollie Makes 

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What about a lovely fabric wreath.

Checkout Christmas decorations on the internet & let your imagination run wild!

What you need to bring will be up to you but I would suggest the following ….

Felt – try Wilkinson, Pound shops for cheap felt

Buttons

Basic sewing kit

Ribbons

Fabric

Beads & wire – Bunyip is the place to go, ask for advice & the lovely ladies will help

Paper & pens for templates

Mug

We will be in our new home at the RSPCA shop in South Street

Normal charge of £3.50….. money raised goes to the RSPCA

You can purchase any items from the shop on the night & feel free to bring any donations you wish.

See you there!

June 2013 – Patchwork

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Many thanks to everyone who came to our patchwork meeting.

Unfortunately we were all busy chatting I forgot to take photo’s of everyones work!

Please feel free to share your photo’s on our Facebook page 

Hex CollageHex2 CollageI’m sure you’ll all agree is was a great night.

Our Next meeting is Tuesday 2nd July

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See you in July

make, do & mend man July 2013

Next Meeting Tuesday 4th June

make, do & mend man June 2013

Come & make patchwork hexagons with us!

Learn the basics……. how to use a template, cut out & sew together.

Please bring the following:

A mug!

A selection of fabric…. cotton works best

A basic sewing kit

Magazine pages….. to use as backing

Cardboard to copy the template

Normal charge of £3.50 will apply

7-10pm

Exeter Phoenix

 If you don’t want to join in just bring your own project

You can also find us on Facebook

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Some ideas to get you started….. you can make a wall hanging, cushion cover or even a quilt!!

Hexie Collage

Template

Next Meeting Tuesday 7th May

make, do & mend man 7th May 2013

Our next meeting will be all about make doing and mending!

We’re going to upcycle a cardigan

Have a dig about in your wardrobe & I’m sure you’ll find one you haven’t worn for months….. in 3 hours you could have a beautiful new cardigan!

Just a few ideas…..

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Please bring the following:

A mug!

A cardigan

A basic sewing kit

Trims, fabric, crochet hook & yarn, felt, buttons….. & anything else that takes your fancy!

Normal charge of £3.50 will apply

7-10pm

Exeter Phoenix

Google to find more ideas

You can also find us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter @makeexeter

See you there!

February 2013

Happy Birthday to us!!!

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We even had a birthday cake made by the lovely Clare

So what did we make?

5th Feb Collage 1 5th Feb Collage 2

And our fab bunting this year was made by Helen

After hours of sewing the squares together it became clear we did not have enough to cover the target……. so we’re going to do it all again in March!!

So come along with knitted, crocheted or even fabric squares & help us

make, do & mend man March 2013

If you can’t make the meeting but would like to help please email me

makedo@me.com

to arrange a drop off point.

Come on ladies get your needles out!

Normal charges will apply

£3.50

7pm – 10pm

Tea & coffee is provide but please bring your own mug

Thanks to everyone who completed the survey……. I will be making some changes to the meetings in April….. watch this space!

You still have time to have your say

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