Category: Cookery & Creative Crafts

CHRISTMAS DOOR WREATH

Thursday 30th November At the WI Centre Cost £32.00 Doors will open at 9.45am for 10.00am start to 3.00pm Come along and get in the “festive spirit”.  Lesley Grove will be guiding you through the techniques to achieve a beautiful Christmas wreath. This workshop is suitable for beginners, and you will go home with a […]

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Threads of Essex at Howard Hall, Braintree

THREADS OF ESSEX at Howard Hall, Braintree Friday 6th October Tickets  £20 (includes vegetarian lunch) 9.45 doors open – 10.30 – 3.15pm For this day Cookery and Creative crafts committee have a lovely event planned with three very talented people.   We start the day with Amanda Sutherland and her amazing jewellery made from the unlikely […]

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Textile Christmas Decorations

Saturday 28 October OR Monday 13 November, 10.00am – 3.30pm. WI Centre, Hatfield Peverel Ticket cost £26.00 (including materials) We are delighted to welcome Pat Lumsdale to Essex. Pat is a very popular tutor at Denman, working with textiles for over 35 years.  Her first love is “playing with fabrics”. Come and join us “playing […]

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Patchwork Owl Doorstops

Saturday 17th June 2017 WI Centre, Hatfield Peverel £30.00 (kit included.) Did you know that a group of owls are called a “Parliament”? Come along to the WI Centre on  with Debbie Gair, our tutor and make these delightful birds. Tea and coffee will be available but please bring a packed lunch.

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FELTED BAG

Friday 5th May 2017, 10am – 3.30pm W. I. Centre, Hatfield Peverel £34.50 – All Materials Included Come along and master the art of wet felting and take home your finished work (if a little damp!) The Tutor is Kris Marriott All materials will be supplied. Tea and coffee will be supplied but please bring a […]

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Faux Chenille Bag Workshop

Tuesday 17th October, 10am – 3.30pm WI Centre Cost £16-50 Come along and create a beautiful faux chenille bag. Pieces of different coloured material are layered and machined together and the technique used produces a wonderful textured finish and a very stylish bag. Our tutor will be Anne Bullman. Chenille is the french word for caterpillar […]

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FREESTYLE MACHINE EMBROIDERY

Monday 12th June 2017, 10am – 4pm WI Centre Hatfield Peverel  £20.00 Melinda Berkovitz will be returning to Hatfield Peverel to tutor another of her popular workshop’s. You will be covering a number of machine embroidery effects using both automatic and free machine techniques to explore how your sewing machine can be used to develop creative […]

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CRAFT OPEN DOOR FRIDAYS – 2017

WI Centre 10.30am to 3.00pm. Bring your own craft projects (sewing, knitting etc.) and enjoy a day of happy chatter whilst you work away doing your own thing. A regular monthly get-together. There is no obligation to attend every month. A nominal charge of £3.00 per attendee will also cover tea and coffee – bring […]

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Get to Know Your Sewing Machine

Do you have a sewing machine that has not been used for a while or a new machine purchased after being inspired by “The Sewing Bee”? The day will cover basic stitches, neatening seams, zip insertion and buttonholes. You will go home with a bag which will have be constructed using techniques learnt. (Materials to be […]

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FELTED BAG

Friday 5th May 2017   WI Centre Hatfield Peverel 10.00am – 3.30pm £34.50 All Materials Included Come along and your tutor Kris Marriott will help you master the art of wet felting and take home your finished work (if a little damp).

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Cookery & Creative Crafts

 We organise day courses and demonstrations in all aspects of cookery, flower arranging and a wide variety of crafts, to appeal to as wide a cross section of members as possible, in line with the WI ethos to offer opportunities for enjoyable learning for life. We welcome suggestions for future workshops from our members.

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