Children’s parties: Superhero party preparations

So this was a very cool party. Henry, is 3 years old and he does this flying thing with his right arm up pointing at the sky and lots of phuuuuuiiiiifffff noises, pretending he is travelling at the speed of light. He also likes wearing his superhero PJs, so a superhero party seemed very appropriate…

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New class: Furniture painting with Autentico Chalk Paint

Finally, it is here. A wonderful range of Autentico chalk paint colours. From snow white, concrete, biscuit and capuccino to mud, melon and vulcano, 130 colours of soft, velvet, chalky paint. I had to choose the ones I wanted to stock at the shop and I will be honest, it took me nearly 2 hours!…

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New workshop: How to decorate your child’s bedroom

Decorate your child’s bedroom is a fantastic 2 session workshop. This is a “how to” class, run by Amanda McGillen to help you develop a coordinated look for your baby or child’s bedroom. Learn more tips to help create a special place for your special little people and practical techniques like making and collating a…

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Worker Bee Box – September, Autumn clutch.

This month’s box contains a warm, soft project for the Autumn that you can wear! The September Worker Bee Box contains all the materials and a tutorial to make a herringbone wool clutch.  Materials:  Herringbone wool  (35 x 45)  Fleece (35 x 45) Fleece pocket (35 x 12)  Interfacing (35 x 45) Orange cotton thread…

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The Balham Craft Fair

Its always fantastic to make a new discovery in your local area.  Particularly, for me, when it involves crafty individuals. So I was very pleased to find The Balham Craft Fair at The Bedford pub in Balham, a few weeks ago.  Set up by Emma Barrett in early 2012 because of a frustrating lack of…

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DIY HOW TO MAKE A STAND CARD

The last few days have been very busy working on my computer: I have done all my accounts for the last year and up to day (YES!), I have planned the new calendar of classes for november, I have updated the website, I have added a feedly follow me button to the blog and I…

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New workshop: How to make a Sketchbook

We are starting our first series of arts and crafts classes (how very exciting!!) and one of them is a workshop to learn how to make a sketchbook from recycled & new materials and how to use it; we will obviously make one!I really like this class because it is a mix of creative activities:…

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New classes for young people!

These are our first classes for toddlers, children and teenagers .. I am so looking forward to having them in the club! Kirsty, our Little crafters teacher has prepared a new programme of activities and Inma B. will be helping in the creche… So here is a quick list, and you can find them all here!LITTLE…

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New classes for September!

Hello and welcome to a new term full of arty and crafty classes at The Old School Club. Here some of them:  CRAFT CLUBS:BREAKFAST CRAFT CLUB & CRECHE, CRAFT NIGHT AND CRAFTERNOON WITH 50+ See more classes here:  SEWING:HOME REVAMP: CUSHION, CURTAIN AND ROMAN BLIND CUSTOMISE WITH APPLIQUE  CHILDREN CLOTHES: GIRL DRESS AND CARGO PANTS …

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Worker Bee Box – Dye & Applique (July)

Hello, I am going to try a new way of providing the tutorials for the worker bee projects. Until now I have included a printed tutorial, usually on an A4 size which includes all the materials, steps, guides, photos, etc to complete the project. And I have struggled! so I have decided to provide only…

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