May 2013 – Upcycling

make, do & mend man 7th May 2013

Thanks to everyone who joined us last night for some real make, do and mending!

May Collage

May Amiee Collage

May Lou CollageMay mum Collage

May Clare Collage May jul Collage May Karen Collage May Rach Collage May Nic Collage

Well done ladies…… I hope you’re wearing your new upcycled cardigans with pride!!!

Jo’s lovely patchwork mat!

Our next meeting is June 4th….. see you there!!!

make, do & mend man June 2013

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…..

Make - cardigan 2

Make - cardigan 3

Make - cardigan

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

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See you there!

Next Meeting Tuesday 5th March

make, do & mend man March 2013

It’s yarn bombing time again!

Everyone is welcome!

If you can’t knit or crochet you can help sew together.

Please wear warm clothes, bring yarn, knitting needles, crochet hook & yarn needles if you have them…… we need lots & lots of patches to sew together, knitted, crochet or fabric….. it really doesn’t matter!

This will be the last yarn bombing meeting so we must completed it….. normal service will resume in April.

Normal charges will apply

£3.50

7pm – 10pm

at Exeter Phoenix

Tea & coffee is provide but please bring your own mug

Don’t forget it’s Crikey time!!

Crikey March 2013

February 2013

Happy Birthday to us!!!

make, do & mend man- February 2013jpg

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

SURVEY

Next Meeting Tuesday 5th February

make, do & mend man- February 2013jpg

Yes the Make, Do and Mend man is in disguise again!!
This will be a secret under cover mission……
Please meet at the Phoenix at 7pm to prepare ….. we’ll be heading off for our adventure around 9pm before heading back to the Phoenix for cake to celebrate our 3rd birthday.

Everyone is welcome!

Please wear warm clothes, bring yarn, knitting needles, crochet hook & yarn needles if you have them.

Normal charges will apply

£3.50

7pm – 10pm

Tea & coffee is provide but please bring your own mug