Yesterday we had our last craft session of 2017! The weather outside was most certainly frightful, but we still had a lovely group turn up to take a few hours out of everyday life to do some Christmassy crafts and be around people also living with chronic illnesses. Christmas can be an extremely hard and exhausting time when you have a chronic illness, so this little break away from all the planning/shopping/wrapping was a lovely Read more about Christmassy craft session 11-12-17[…]
Come along to our Christmassy craft session and make some wonderful decorations or gifts for your family and friends (or to keep for yourself!!) £2 entry and all materials are provided and of course you get to take away your Christmassy creations at the end of the craft session! We will have some calendars that you’ll be able to decorate and make your own, so if you wanted to bring along some photos to add Read more about Christmassy Craft Session 11-12-17[…]
Some of our lovely members have donated some knitted clothing which will go to local hospitals (RVI/QE/RAKE LANE). This came about as our Fundraiser Ali Bambra’s sister donates to NHAP (Needles, Hooks, Angels and Preemies. Ali thought it would be a wonderful idea to ask our members if anyone was able to knit already and was able to take some time to knit some clothing to help premature babies in our area. NHAP is a Read more about Members have donated knitted clothing for local premature babies (NHAP)[…]
Everyone who came along had a lovely time yesterday crafting up some Christmassy goodies! Everything from snow globes to candles to Christmas cards, the group have made some wonderful gifts and spent a couple of hours getting creative and spending time with people who know what it’s like to live with Fibromyalgia. I’ve included some photos of their crafty Christmassy creations below, We’ll be holding another Christmassy craft session next month and all members (new Read more about Our previous Christmassy craft session (07-11-17)[…]
Come and join us for a Christmassy craft session on the 7th of November 2017, 12-2:30pm at The Oxford Centre, Longbenton, NE12 8LT! £2 entry, which provides you with all materials, covers room hire, and you get to take away all of your creations at the end 🎉🎅🏼! Maybe you want to make a start on some handmade Christmas pressies, or maybe you want to make something to keep (because you deserve pressies too!) but Read more about Christmassy craft session – (07-11-17)[…]
Our members had a lovely time at the last craft session, Theresa and Barbara did a brilliant job setting up and helping everyone with their projects (thank you!) and welcoming along everyone including a new member! I’ll add some photos of everyone’s pieces, (they all look brilliant!) that they crafted over the couple of hours. Hope you all had a great day, rest up and take care!
Hi everyone! Now the winter nights are drawing in it’s lovely to have some candles lit and get all cosy in the evening. So why not make a wonderful painted jar and turn it into a tealight holder to add some extra lovely cosiness to your room! We’re having a glass painting craft session where we’ll have panes of glass and glass jars available to paint. Come along to our craft session on Thursday the Read more about Glass painting craft session – (19-10-17)[…]
In our last craft session members followed Theresa’s lead when making faux leather out of paper. This technique is very effective and creates lovely results without having to spend loads of money! I’m including some photos of the members creations so you can see what they got up to!
Hello everyone! Now that National Fibromyalgia Awareness Week is over and we’re slowly getting back to normal I wanted to let you all know we have a Craft session tomorrow with the wonderful Theresa at The Oxford Centre, Longbenton, NE12 8LT 12:30pm – 2:30pm, £2 entry to help cover materials and room hire (you get to take away what you make with you) This Craft session you will be learning how to make craft paper Read more about Craft session – 12-09-17[…]
Hi everyone! We have a craft session coming up on Tuesday 15th of August (tomorrow), 12pm-2:30pm at The Oxford Centre, Longbenton, NE12 8LT, £2 entry to be paid on the door (to help cover costs of materials and room hire). This month we will be making inspiration cards to give out to members of the group. The idea is that we can make as many as possible so that members can keep the cards somewhere Read more about Craft session 15-08-17[…]
Hi guys and gals, So sorry to have to do this but we’ve had to cancel the craft session today. A number of personal issues have cropped up and unfortunately it’s out of our control. The craft session will be rearranged for a later date and I will let everyone know when it is. We’ve posted on the Facebook page and rang the list of people who were down to come along to let everyone Read more about Cancelled craft session (07-07-17)[…]
Hi everyone! We have a craft session coming up on Friday 7th July, 12pm-2:30pm at The Oxford Centre, Longbenton, NE12 8LT, £2 entry to be paid on the door (to help cover costs of materials and room hire). This month we will be making inspiration cards to give out to members of the group. The idea is that we can make as many as possible so that members can keep the cards somewhere visible in Read more about Craft session 07-07-17[…]
Hi everyone! We have another craft session coming up next week and it’s looking to be a popular one with lots of people signing up to come along! We will be learning the art of quilling from the wonderful Theresa and Barbara! ‘Quilling or paper filigree is an art form that involves the use of strips of paper that are rolled, shaped, and glued together to create decorative designs’. It will cost £2 on the Read more about Craft session (16-06-17)[…]
Do you want to learn how to craft beautiful flowers from paper? Do you like cups of tea and coffee in china cups? Do you want to be able to talk to people who understand what you’re going through? Do you like cakes and treats?! WELL! If you answered yes to the above then we have THE PERFECT craft session for you! Come along on Tuesday the 9th of May and spend the afternoon crafting Read more about Craft session (09-05-17) Paper flower craft with afternoon tea[…]
Our last crafting meet up was on the 4th of April and we had an Easter theme to all of our crafts. Theresa and Barbara kindly demonstrated how to make a number of different paper flowers by folding crepe paper, napkins and tissue paper. The flowers turned out so lovely, we were all amazed at what we had made (and I personally, a little obsessed, with an instant urge to fill my flat with papers Read more about Our craft session (04-04-17)[…]