INTRODUCING THE ECKINGTON W.I.T.C.H Ever fancied a dabble at crafts, maybe trying a new skill? Well good news, the Eckington WITCH might just be your chance. From September to March (excluding December), WITCH will hold a monthly meeting where we will try out a new craft or skill. You will not need any experience for these events as the aim is to try it out.
YES WE ARE BACK FOR ANOTHER SEASON OF CRAFT! 2018 DATES AS FOLLOWS:
SEPTEMBER 26TH: GIFT BOXES - as seen on the right
OCTOBER 31ST: FABRIC BROOCHES hand sewing will be involved.
NOVEMBER 28TH: JUMPING CLAY we are having a tutor for this session.
All meetings are on a Wednesday, starting at 7pm at Eckington Village Hall. We usually finish by 9pm. COST FOR EACH SESSION £5.00 (EckingtonWI members £4.00) and includes all materials and light refreshments. BOOKING IN ADVANCE IS REQUIRED
Please note these sessions are being organised by Eckington WI and whilst we will be providing the materials and guidance, we do not have a formal paid tutor. The purpose of these sessions are to give people an opportunity to try various crafts in an informal environment. We will always have our members there to guide others and indeed those helping to lead will have had some experience in the craft but we have to stress this is not a formally led craft class. That said, if the sessions prove popular, we will consider using paid tutors for some specialist crafts (the November 2018 class will have a tutor).
So if you are interested in attending , please email for details firstname.lastname@example.org. Oh and who or what is the Eckington WITCH you may ask? It’s WI, The Craft Hub –
WANT TO BLOCK PRINT AT HOME? Why not borrow some of our blocks? For a small donation to the WI, we are prepared to loan blocks owned by the Eckington WI and some members. Photos of available blocks below. Sizes as follows (all in cm): 1st row L-R: (1)Large bee 13x9.5; Hearts bookmark 5x15; small rectangle blocks 5x8.5. (2) 9.5x15 (3) border blocks 2.5x7.5 2nd row L-R: (1) 7.5x9.5 (2) & (3) selection of small blocks all 2x2 including small flowers, leaves, 'made by/homemade' etc and letters (both lower & upper case), numbers and symbols. Not all shown. There are also smaller size letters too.
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