Subject tag: Crafts

25 October 2020

After a busy fortnight rebuilding and settling into their new home inside Palmers Green post office, Stitch! is back up and running. The previously bare and boring shop in front of you when you enter from the street is now a cosy and colourful treasure trove of fabrics, wools, threads, buttons and general haberdashery.

21 October 2020

Making History is a Lottery-funded project designed to encourage young people to express their emotions and experiences relating to COVID-19 and the London lockdown. Platinum Performing Arts is inviting children aged 9-18 from the Enfield community to take part in free creative workshops at Millfield House - pottery, dance, poetry, spoken word, fitness & wellbeing and more!

06 October 2020

The current Stitch! shop on the corner of Devonshire Road closes on 8th October. Stitch! will be opening a new shop inside Palmers Green Post Office on 20th October.

21 July 2020

Stitch! is now back to opening six days a week and activities in the shop are recommencing, alongside online sessions using Zoom.

19 June 2020

WEA courses and activities have moved online and for the time being are free, so where you live becomes irrelevant. On the one hand, you now have the chance to enrol in courses run by WEA tutors throughout the country, but, on the other hand, people from other parts of the UK will now have a chance to grab places on your favourite Enfield & Southgate courses. So don't delay, enrol today!

05 April 2020

Stitch! is now running online sewing and knitting courses using the Zoom app.

29 February 2020

Take part in an affordable Art Fair in Winchmore Hill, N21 on Thursday 14th May 2020. The event aims to celebrate the wealth of artistic talent in Enfield and neighbouring boroughs of North London, provide sales opportunities for artists and raise money for St Paul's Primary School.

27 November 2019

A list of classes and workshops at Stitch! in Green Lanes, Palmers Green.

15 February 2018

Cathy Taylor of Friends of Broomfield Park ran a workshop last October to teach people how to use leaves from the park to make unique items of ceramic jewellery. Cathy has now fired the visitors' creations and, if you were one of the artists, you can now collect them from Broomfield Conservatory. The Conservatory is open on Wednesday and Sundays only, between 2pm and 4pm.  Just call in, admire the plants and collect your items of jewellery from the stewards on duty. Cathy took.......

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26 February 2017

If you're a local artist, sculptor, photographer, crafter or designer, you have an opportunity this summer go exhibit your work at one of the biggest exhibitions in Enfield - part of othe 2017 N21 Fancy Fair. The Fancy Fair will be held on Winchmore Hill Green on 8th July from 10am to 7pm.  An important part of the Fair will be the Enfield Art Circle Art and Design Exhibition, which will take place both outside on the Green and inside the neighbouring Kings Head pub. Images from the.......

12 February 2016

The latest video on Palmers Green Tales looks at the career of a local artist and craftswoman who draws inspiration from the stained glass she sees in the surrounding streets.  Jenny Bourke introduces the video: "Susan Mehmet and I have made a really interesting film this month about a local stained glass artist called Annahita Hessami. Anna moved to Palmers Green when she was young and attended Hazelwood and Ashmole Schools. You will see in the film how she was influenced by the wealth of.......

27 January 2016

Broomfield Conservatory's artist in residence for 2016 is Cathy Taylor.  In conjunction with fellow Friend of Broomfield Park June Dawes, she will be exhibiting her botanical sculptures set among the hothouse plants in Broomfield Conservatory.  The exhibition - Spirals of Life -  starts this Sunday (31st January) and continues until the end of June.  Between now and then visitors will see a varying display of sculptures on a background of a changing display of flowering.......

04 September 2015

Monthly drop in sessions with clay activities to relax and recharge. Please book in advance so that the appropriate amount of clay can be prepared for use during the sessions. Monthly three hour drop-in sessions on Mondays. We take a step by step approach to clay building methods and focus on relaxation and recharging through the clay activities and relaxation exercises during the session. There is an opportunity to work on your own clay projects and to hone existing skills if you have them.......

03 May 2015

Sewing workshops for beginners run by the not-for-profit organisation Studio 306 Collective will start on 14th May and run weekly until 16th July.  You will need to attend a minimum of five weeks.    Sewing Workshops at Studio 306Beginners Course You will learn to...Thread the sewing machineExperiment with different stitch patterns and sew straight seamsChoose and cut out fabricFollow a template or patternUse a rotary cutterOver lockingButtonholesInsert a zipPatchwork and.......

25 March 2015

The not-for-profit organisation Studio 306 will be running sewing workshops beginning in April.  Starting with the basics - how to thread a needle - and ending up creating beautiful cushions or patchwork quilts. Starting April 9th 2015, you will be able to learn Sewing with a skilled tutor. For £270, you will learn over ten weeks all the skills needed to create your own cushion, quilt or bag.  This works out to £27 a week for a three hour lesson.  Studio 306  also offer.......

06 December 2014

Starting early in 2015, the not-for-profit organisation Studio 306 will be running sewing workshops.  Starting with the basics - how to thread a needle - and ending up creating beautiful cushions or patchwork quilts. Studio 306, based in the Chocolate Factory in Wood Green, has the aim of empowering disadvantaged local individuals. It offers a creative space for people who are recovering from mental illness, where they can rediscover forgotten skills, develop new ones and boost their.......

21 September 2014

The newest addition to our Community Directory is Studio 306, which is a community interest company based in the Chocolate Factory, Wood Green.  Studio 306 helps people to recover from mental health problems by empowering them to use their creativity.  Specialised tutors teach them, helping them to rediscover forgotten skills, learn new ones and boost their confidence in four creative disciplines: ceramics - produced using stoneware slip and earthenware clay and featuring bright and.......

21 September 2014

Studio 306 Collective CIC is a group of skilled Arts and Craft practitioners, who have come together to form an exciting Community Enterprise. At Studio 306, we specialize in designing hand-crafted, high quality Ceramics, Jewellery, Textiles, and Screen Printed products. The aim of the studio is to empower disadvantaged local individuals. We offer a creative space for people who are recovering from mental illness, where they can rediscover forgotten skills, develop new ones and boost their.......

27 May 2014

This year's Open Studios and Arts Trail includes four free craft workshops, three of which will give you a chance to try for yourself. Bookbinding in Broomfield Conservatory 7 June 1.30-3.30pm and 4-6pm - booking essential (cost of materials £5).  Click for details. Graphic window art at Printfields 7 June 10am - 1pm (drop in, but please register an interest in advance).  Click for details. Blacksmithing in Broomfield Community Orchard 8 June 2-5pm - drop-in.......

12 May 2014

Less than a month to go till the 2014 Southgate and Palmers Green Open Studios & Art Trail.  If you're impatient to see some of the beautiful work produced by the participating artists and creatives, you can call in at the preview exhibition that opens this Wednesday (14 May) at Anthony Webb in Green Lanes.  And if you want to start planning your routes for Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th June, you can download a copy of the Trail Guide (printed copies will also be posted through.......