Nancy absolutely loves crafting and has been teaching various creative workshops for over five years. She has experience running creative events for L'oreal, The V&A Museum, Facebook and Laura Ashley . In Nancy's classes you will be able to get creative with your hands and take something away that is beautiful and inspirational. Have a look at the events section of the site for current workshops or look below if you are planning a hen do or crafty birthday party.
Nancy is available to hold private workshops for groups of friends, parties and corporate events, please get in touch to chat.
Hen Parties -
If you are planning a Hen Party Nancy will be able to ensure your day is filled with creativity and fun. Nancy is an experienced tutor in a number of Hen Party crafts but the most popular workshops have proven to be Garter Making, Fascinator Making, Lino Printed Stationery, Memory Quilt Making, Paper Flower Making and Wedding Favours and Decoration making. For a full list of classes please keep scrolling down the page or have a look at Nancy's Hen Party Crafts Pinterest board.
Baby Showers -
If you are planning a baby shower or want to hire Nancy for a children's birthday party then please get in touch to discuss options. Nancy is an experienced tutor in a number of baby themed crafts from Screen Printed Baby Grows, Personalised Quilt Making and Fabric Baby Mobiles. For a full list of classes please keep scrolling down the page or get in touch for extra details. Happy crafting!
Craft Party Options
(from £22 per head)
Create your own beautiful lace garter. Make it sweet or seductive, the choice is yours! With expert tuition you'll be taught all the steps to hand sew a gorgeous garter. You'll also be taught lots of decorating techniques and sewing methods. Choose from Nancy's beautiful selection of lace, ribbons, gemstones, bows and flowers.
Using professional grade millinery supplies you will be taught how to make your own glamorous fascinator or headpiece. You'll leave the class with a hand made one of a kind fascinator to wear to the wedding. Materials include fascinator bases, fabulous trimmings, beautiful beads, pearls and vintage veiling. We'll show you step-by-step how to add millinery decorations to make a vintage or modern style headpiece.
Crepe Paper Flowers
If you love paper crafting this is the perfect crafty activity. You'll learn how to make three different flowers using the finest Italian crepe paper for a bouquet that will last forever. Learn how to make peonies, roses and poppies and a selection of foliage. You'll each leave with your own paper flower bouquet or paper flower crown.
Natural Bath and Body Products
The perfect party activity if you feel like a pamper! Using natural ingredients and essential oils Nancy will teach you how to make your own range of beauty products. You will learn how to make a sea salt body scrub, a body and hand cream and a relaxing bath soak. Using ingredients like beeswax, epsom salts, organic oats and coconut butter you'll leave the party feeling completely relaxed.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to create your own bespoke perfume? Nancy has over five years experience in teaching perfumery and you will be taught how to create your own personalised scent using the finest essential oils available. You will learn the science behind a good perfume and how to use base, heart and top notes to create a natural perfume to take home with you.
Printed Tote Bags
Print your own super glamorous yet useful tote bag using a selection of pretty glitters or plain ink. You'll be taught how to create your own custom stencil, which you can keep, to print a design on your bag. What will you chose a heart? An ampersand? A bird? The choice is totally up to you! You'll leave the class with a personalised tote bag to store all your bits and bobs in.
Together as a team you will create a truly special quilt for the guest of honour to keep. You will each create as many quilt squares as you like which will then be sewn into a finished beautiful quilt by Nancy. You'll be taught lots of sewing and embroidery techniques as well as appliqué, and for those of you who are nervous sewers we provide buttons, beads and ribbons to make it easy for anyone to add to the quilt.
Working together you'll create a beautiful memory book full of photos, quotes and momentos. Nancy will teach you how to decorate the book using lots of scrapbooking, paper craft and calligraphy techniques and you'll each make your own unique envelope to pop into the book. A perfect activity for a hen party.
Paper Party Decorations
Learn how to make your own beautiful and unique party decorations, perfect for a wedding or birthday party. You will be taught three different techniques, individual piñatas, oversized crepe paper tassels and cut paper garlands. A perfect way to add some personality and pizazz to your next shindig.
Fabric Baby Mobile
As a team you will work together to create a hand sewn fabric mobile for the mother to be to cherish forever. Templates and design ideas will be provided but you will be able to make any sort of mobile you wish, from birds, hot air balloons, animals or clouds the finished design in up to you. You will be provided with pretty fabrics and felt and taught how to hand sew to make a special gift for the mother and baby.
Block Printed Baby Grows
With expert printing help from Nancy you will learn how to make your very own stamp to print with. You'll be provided with design ideas and templates but you'll also have time to design your very own stamp from scratch. Nancy will make it easy for you to print a large or small scale pattern and equip you with the knowledge to continue printing at home.
Appliqué Baby Grows
Choose a design from our selection of cute templates or create your own. You'll be provide with lots of pretty fabrics and be taught how to appliqué your design using a selection of different embroidery techniques. You'll leave with an adorable and one of a kind baby grow ready to keep or give as a gift.
Working together you'll create a beautiful memory book full of photos, quotes and momentos. Nancy will teach you how to decorate the book using lots of scrapbooking, paper craft and calligraphy techniques and you'll each make your own unique envelope to pop into the book. A perfect activity for a baby shower.
Baby Memory Quilt
Together as a team you will create a truly special quilt for the mother to be to keep. You will each create as many quilt squares as you like which will then be sewn into a finished beautiful quilt by Nancy. You'll be taught lots of sewing and embroidery techniques as well as appliqué, and for those of you who are nervous sewers we provide buttons, beads and ribbons to make it easy for anyone to add to the quilt.