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Craft night this Wednesday

Wednesday is the start of our seasonal craft night, and the winter theme is ever-popular blanket craft. We have a selection of gorgeous woolly blankets to cut up and turn into creative masterpieces. Make a hottie cover, create a quirky …more

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Personalise your own bag craft night

Creativity is a messy business and last night was no exception.  The table was full to overflowing with odds and ends, the choices were endless and the imaginations of my crafty crafters were bursting with inspiration. The most exciting aspect …more

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Craft Night

This months craft night is a little bit different and very exciting, I have been having a bit of a cull in the shop and have lots of random bits and pieces at my disposal. for example – old dollies, …more

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Craft Night

Last night’s craft night was wonderful – I had the lovely company of Trish from Akaroa and her mum Hazel who is living in Hawea, both are very crafty ladies and took to the art of rag rug making like …more

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Feb Craft Night – Rag Rugs

The next craft night is Wed 20th Feb at 6pm. We are making rag rugs, they are eye catching, colourful and easy to make. The beauty of the humble rag rug is that you can make it as big as …more

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Craft Night

It was great to see some out-of-town families all the way from Wellington at our January craft night. They were here on holiday (they didn’t come down just for craft night – although that would have been cool if they …more

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Next craft night Jan

I’m sorry to say there will be no craft night this month as it falls ever so close to Christmas. I wish you all a very merry and creative Christmas and look forward to seeing your enthusiastic faces next year. …more

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Next Craft Night Jan

  What an amazing craft night! Our theme was making your own original jewellery and there were some amazing unique pieces created. The materials used included keyboard letters, vintage stamps, beads, dismantled jewellery and dominos, and the creations got wilder …more

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Crafty Christmas pressies

This month we will revisit the art of making jewellery out of junk. Get your thinking caps on and bring along all your bits and pieces. Together with odds and sods from Wastebusters, you can create a fabulous piece of …more

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Craft Night 19th Sept

This craft night we’ve got a great re-use option for some old computer screens. Matt will show us how to turn them into free-standing blackboards. The uses are endless – messages, shopping or things to do lists.  Or you could …more

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