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Make a Pom-Pom Headband Workshop
Apr
28
11:00 AM11:00

Make a Pom-Pom Headband Workshop

Join me for a morning of pom-pom making!

This is my absolute favourite craft and everyone will have a chance to make their very own pom-pom headband. Kids will learn the basics to pom-pom making using a Loome tool. These tools are brilliant for kids as they’re made of wood and have no moving parts. You simply wrap, tie and cut!

Tickets are £12 and can be booked at the Mamahood website.

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Kids Sewing Workshop: Embroidery Hoop Animals
May
26
10:00 AM10:00

Kids Sewing Workshop: Embroidery Hoop Animals

In this beginner’s sewing and craft class, we’re going to tackle some simple embroidery stitches to create a fun animal face. Whether you’d like to stitch a lion, a bunny, a cat or monkey, I’ll help your child bring their designs to life. We’ll spend a few moments at the beginning sketching our ideas and then start stitching. We’ll add ears with felt at the end and each child will take home their very own animal hoop to take home and hang on the wall. 🦁

TICKETS: £22 per child

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This is a drop-off workshop, so enjoy a couple hours to yourself while the kids get crafty!


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Kids Sewing Workshop: Cactus Plant Pal
Jun
9
10:00 AM10:00

Kids Sewing Workshop: Cactus Plant Pal

This is the June date for our monthly kids sewing and craft session at Stag & Bow in Forest Hill. And we’re going to be sewing… CACTUS PLANTS! This is such a fun project that boys will enjoy too, (I’ve tested it, they loved it!). Kids will learn how to sew on their “prickles”, stitch it all together and create a few different types of felt flowers to stick on. The perfect plant to put on your desk and best of all, don’t need any water!

TICKETS: £22 per child


This is a drop-off workshop, so enjoy a couple hours to yourself while the kids get crafty!

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Kids Sewing Workshop: Mice in Beds
Apr
14
2:00 PM14:00

Kids Sewing Workshop: Mice in Beds

Join me at the Mamahood Pop-Up Shop in East Dulwich for an afternoon of sewing! We’ll be making some adorable little felt mice in matchbox beds in this 1.5 hour workshop.

Kids will learn a couple basic stitches to make their mouse. This is one of our most inspiring projects; I often hear parents say their kids go home to make lots of other accessories for their mice and once I heard a little girl went on to sew a whole family of mice!

  • Tickets are £12

  • Ages 8+

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Kids Sewing Workshop: Pom-Pom Cloud Mobiles!
Apr
14
10:00 AM10:00

Kids Sewing Workshop: Pom-Pom Cloud Mobiles!

Tired of the April showers? Cosy up indoors at this month’s craft workshop in Stag & Bow’s studio space. We’ll be sewing some very appropriate rain cloud mobiles but we’re swapping the soggy raindrops for something a little bit more fun: POM-POMS! Kids will sew their own felt clouds and learn how to make pom-poms in this workshop. At the end, everyone will take home their own pom-pom cloud mobile to hang in their rooms.

TICKETS: £22 per child, ages 8+

This is a drop-off workshop, so enjoy a couple hours to yourself while the kids get crafty!

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Kids Sewing Workshop: Sausage Dogs!
Mar
3
10:00 AM10:00

Kids Sewing Workshop: Sausage Dogs!

Join us for a creative and fun morning of sewing to make your very own felt sausage dog. This is a beginner’s sewing class but all skill levels are welcome to join from ages 7 and up. We’ll start by assembling our pups and learn how to appliqué and over-stitch the dog together. Add a collar or sew your dog a bone at the end! Then we’ll see which little sausage dog will be awarded Best In Show! 🐶

TICKETS: £22 per child

This is a drop-off workshop, so enjoy a couple hours to yourself while the kids get crafty!

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Kids Sewing Workshop: Owls!
Feb
3
10:00 AM10:00

Kids Sewing Workshop: Owls!

Get your stitch on with me at one of my favourite haberdashery shops in South London: Stag & Bow!

We have exclusive use of their brilliant making space below the shop to create, make and sew. In this workshop, we’ll be making our very own woodland owl pillows using felt. Design your owl and I’ll help your child bring it to life using a variety of stitching techniques.

Kids will learn the difference between their running stitch, back stitch and over-stitch at this sewing workshop in London, which is great for beginners but also more confident sewers.

TICKETS: £22 per child

This is a drop-off workshop, so enjoy a couple hours to yourself while the kids get crafty!

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Family Christmas Cracker Making
Dec
23
12:00 PM12:00

Family Christmas Cracker Making

Get in the festive mood at The Southbank Centre’s Winter Knees Up! This is a free family-friendly event for all ages in the Clore Ballroom and you can get crafty with me making Christmas crackers from 12noon until 2:30pm.

This is a free workshop that is drop-in so roll up early for a chance to sit down and do a little craft. We’ll be making our crackers with beautifully printed holiday paper and decorating them with stickers and stamps. We’ll even have a few treats for you to tuck inside!

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Kids Pom-Pom Garland Workshop
Dec
15
2:00 PM14:00

Kids Pom-Pom Garland Workshop

It’s going to be a very pom-pom Christmas this year!

Join us for this 2-hour workshop at the lovely Smallprint Books in Forest Hill and learn how to make amazing pom-poms with a Loome tool. Kids will make a fun and festive pom-pom garland, which you can hang on the tree, above at the mantle, over a door… basically anywhere that could do with a little festive cheer and pom-pom magic.

Tickets include all materials including cotton rope for the garland and a rainbow of yarn colours. We’ll be using Loome tools to make our pom-poms, which make great gifts for crafty kids!

  • Time + Date: Saturday, December 15th, 2-4pm

  • Location: Smallprint Books, 37 Davids Road in Forest Hill SE23 3EP

  • Info: For ages 8+, drop-off

  • Tickets: £18 per child. includes all materials

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Christmas Mice In Beds Kids Sewing Workshop
Dec
9
11:00 AM11:00

Christmas Mice In Beds Kids Sewing Workshop

‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse!
— Clement C. Moore

Learn how to sew your own felt Christmas mouse, who’s all tucked up in her very own matchbox bed. Kids will learn basic embroidery stitches to make their mouse and then we’ll illustrate a mini version of this Christmas classic for it.

  • Level: No experience necessary

  • What to bring: All materials are included

  • Class size: 10

  • Location: Stag & Bow in Forest Hill / 8 Dartmouth Road, SE23 3XU

  • Tickets are £24 per child / Class is drop-off so enjoy a couple hours off while the kiddos craft and create!

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Pom-Pom Animal Workshop
Aug
30
2:00 PM14:00

Pom-Pom Animal Workshop

Let’s get pom-poming! Learn how to make super-cute pom-pom animals in this 2 hour workshop for kids ages 8+ at Home & Kids in Blackheath.

Turn your pom-pom creations into necklaces, book bag charms, keyrings or decorations for your room. Bunnies, frogs, mice, owls… the possibilities are endless!

Kids will learn how to make pom-poms and then how to turn them into a cute tribe of animals.

  • Thursday, August 30th · 2-4pm
  • Home & Kids Shop, 121 Lee Road SE3 9DS
  • For kids ages 8+
  • £18 per child
  • Parents, feel free to drop and go, or enjoy a coffee and cake upstairs in the cafe while the workshop takes place in the shop downstairs.

To book, email info@homeandkids.co.uk.

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Mice In Beds Sewing Workshop
Jul
31
10:30 AM10:30

Mice In Beds Sewing Workshop

Back by popular demand, we’re making a cute gang of felt mice in matchbox beds at this sewing workshop for kids ages 7+ at Home & Kids Shop in Blackheath. 

Kids will learn how to stitch on a face using embroidery techniques and then sew their mice together using over-stitch. It’s a great workshop for complete beginners and everyone will take home a little mouse friend at the end of the workshop.

Lots of boys have joined our sewing workshops before, and have loved making pirate mice!

  • Tuesday, July 31st · 10:30-12:30pm
  • Home & Kids Shop, 121 Lee Road SE3 9DS
  • For kids ages 7+
  • £18 per child
  • Parents, feel free to drop and go, or enjoy a coffee and brunch upstairs in the cafe while the workshop takes place in the shop downstairs.

To book, email info@homeandkids.co.uk.

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Giant Doughnut Sewing Workshop
Oct
8
1:00 PM13:00

Giant Doughnut Sewing Workshop

Join us for a fun afternoon of sewing at Stag & Bow in Forest Hill!

We'll be making these amazing giant doughnut pillows using sewing machines. This is a perfect class if your son or daughter has been dying to get creating on the sewing machine. The class will include a basic introduction to using a sewing machine and then we'll get straight into making our doughnuts.

Each child will be able to work independently on their own machine in a small-group environment so that each gets the help they need to complete the project. Class is limited to only 4 students.

Ideal for kids ages 8+. No sewing machine experience is necessary.

  • Tickets are £40 each
  • Sunday, October 8th, 1-4pm
  • At Stag & Bow, 8 Dartmouth Rd, Forest Hill, London SE23 3XU
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Mice In Beds Sewing Workshop
Sep
23
1:00 PM13:00

Mice In Beds Sewing Workshop

Join us for a fun afternoon of crafting and sewing at Stag & Bow in Forest Hill!

We'll be making these adorable little mice in their very own fabric-covered matchbox beds. Kids will cover their matchboxes in fabric of their choosing, learn how to embroider the face and stitch it all together. Any extra time at the end will be used to sew a little pillow, or create a passport... because we all know how mice love to travel!

Perfect for kids ages 7+

  • Tickets are £17 each
  • Saturday, September 23rd, 1-3pm
  • At Stag & Bow, 8 Dartmouth Rd, Forest Hill, London SE23 3XU
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Pom-pom Mania!
Aug
31
10:00 AM10:00

Pom-pom Mania!

Let us introduce you to the Loome tool!

This nifty little thing is amazing for making pom-poms, tassels and so much more but we’re going to master the pom-pom in this 2-hour workshop. You’ll learn how to make the perfect pom-poms and create ones with patterns using a rainbow of coloured yarns. Then, you’ll learn how to use them in your DIY projects, like adding them to bags, hair clips, gifts and room decor.

Everyone will take home their very own Loome tool and a completed mobile to hang up in their rooms at the end of the workshop.

For ages 7+.

  • Tickets are £29 and include a Loome tool to take home (£12 value)
  • Thursday, August 31st, 10-12pm
  • At Ottie & The Bea, 12 Old Dover Road in Blackheath

As an added goodie, receive 10% when you shop at Ottie & The Bea on the day of the workshop!

Image: @theloome on Instagram

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Emoji Pillow Craft Morning
Aug
21
10:00 AM10:00

Emoji Pillow Craft Morning

Join us for a fun morning of crafting and sewing at Home&Kids in Blackheath!

What's not to love about these sunny bright emotive faces? Choose your favourite emoji face, cut out the pieces to create your face and stitch it all together! Everyone will be able to make their own 30cm emoji pillow in this crafty morning.

Now, which one to choose? 😍 😂 😎 😜

For kids ages 7+

  • Tickets are £17 each
  • Monday, August 21st, 10-12pm
  • At Home&Kids, 121 Lee Road SE3 9DS

As an extra goodie, receive 10% off the Home&Kids shop on the day of the workshop!

Tickets can be booked either through our shop using the button below or by contacting Home&Kids at info@homeandkids.co.uk.

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Summer Sewing Camp!
Jul
31
to Aug 2

Summer Sewing Camp!

This 3-day camp is the perfect introduction to sewing for creative kids that are keen to learn how to use a sewing machine. Your creative little designer will learn everything she needs to know to become confident on a sewing machine, making all sorts of things along the way, from skirts to giant doughnuts! 

We'll start the camp out with learning sewing machine basics, and add new sewing and craft skills as the week goes on.

Camp highlights:

  • Learn to make your own skirt pattern and sew it!
  • Dye your own fabric
  • Make pom-pom crowns
  • And giant doughnuts!

Plus, so much more!

For ages 7+

Monday, July 31 - Wednesday, August 2

10am-3pm

£195 per child

Max. 6 students

The little details: All materials will be provided for the camp and kids should bring a packed lunch + snacks with them. Water and juice will be provided.

Cancellations: We are unable to offer refunds for cancellations within 7 days of the start of camp. 

Camp starts at 10am, and if possible, please don't drop your child off earlier than 5 minutes before the start of camp. Pick-up is everyday at 3pm.

Stag & Bow is located at 8 Dartmouth Road, Forest Hill SE23 3XU

For any questions regarding the camp, please get in touch with Katie by phone 07427 092326 or email: katie@thesewcialcircle.com.

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May Half-Term Sewing School: Make a Zipper Bag!
May
31
2:00 PM14:00

May Half-Term Sewing School: Make a Zipper Bag!

This 2-hour workshop is all about learning sewing machine basics in a small-group environment. We'll cover how to thread a machine, master our straight lines and go on to make a simple zipper bag that can be used to stash all sorts of things from sleepover stuff to pencils and more.

Everyone will get some 1-on-1 time to use the machine. It's recommended that kids have some hand-sewing experience before this workshop. If they know how to sew a running stitch and thread a needle, they'll be just fine!

Any spare time at the end will be used to make some fabulous pom-pom zipper pulls! 

For ages 7+ / £19 each

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'Best In Show' Dogs
Mar
30
4:00 PM16:00

'Best In Show' Dogs

Join us for a spot of after-school sewing at Punk Me Up Cafe making an award-winning dog!

In this 2-hour workshop your child will learn to cut out templates from felt, hand-sew their dog together and create a 'Best In Show' badge for them to wear proudly!

We'll be sewing some cuddly Sausage Dogs (they're the cutest aren't they?) out of colourful felt.

For ages 6+ / £17.50 each

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Doughnut Plushies
Mar
9
4:00 PM16:00

Doughnut Plushies

Join us for a spot of after-school sewing at Punk Me Up Cafe sewing some doughnuts!

We'll be making big, (like head-sized big!) felt doughnuts in this class, complete with dripping frosting and covered in sprinkles and button "sweets."

Your child will strengthen their hand-stitching skills in this workshop and learn some essentials like how to sew on a button!

For ages 6+ / £17.50 each

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Monster Tote Bags
Feb
9
4:00 PM16:00

Monster Tote Bags

Join us for a spot of after-school sewing at Punk Me Up Cafe making some appliqué tote bags! 

We'll be putting on our designer hats at this workshop to come up with fun ways to appliqué our ideas onto plain canvas tote bags. What'll it be? Cute monster, scary monster, baby monster?

Your child will learn different appliqué techniques that will be embellished with hand-stitching.

For ages 6+ / £17.50 each

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Cactus in a Pot
Jan
19
4:00 PM16:00

Cactus in a Pot

Join us for a spot of after-school sewing at Punk Me Up Cafe making these cacti plants in pots... don't worry, they won't be prickly!

We'll be using felt to create these fun cactus plants, complete with embroidered prickles and flowers. Once they're nice and plump, we'll pop them into a little terracotta pot to take home. Luckily these little guys don't need any water, just a bit of love!

For ages 6+ / £17.50 each

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Kids Christmas Craft Morning
Dec
20
10:00 AM10:00

Kids Christmas Craft Morning

Keep the kids busy once school lets out for the holidays at this festive and fun workshop where we’ll be stitching up some funky mini-stockings to hang by the fire, ready for Santa to fill! Kids can dig through our collection of trims, ribbons, buttons and bells to sew onto their stockings and make their own pom-poms to hang on the side. We’ll also decorate some baubles, ready to hang on the tree.

If you book they will also be offering a 10% discount on anything in the Blackheath shop that day!

For ages 6 and up / Tickets are £15 each. To book please email info@homeandkids.co.uk.

 

 

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Punk Me Up Xmas Special
Dec
15
4:00 PM16:00

Punk Me Up Xmas Special

Join us for a spot of after-school sewing at Punk Me Up Cafe making a funky Christmas stocking!

Get ready for Christmas by making your very own stocking to hang on the fireplace, ready for Santa to fill! We’ll make them extra special with pom-poms, sequins, stars, buttons and more.

For ages 6 and up / £15 each

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Learn to use a sewing machine
Nov
17
4:00 PM16:00

Learn to use a sewing machine

Join us for a spot of after-school sewing at Punk Me Up Cafe making one of these funky banners!

Create your very own YAY! banner to hang on your bedroom wall with this project! Choose a phrase, or the first letter of your name, cut out your letters and sew them onto your banner. Add some creative flare to it by making tassels or pom-poms to hang on the sides. In this workshop, we’ll also get a quick introduction to the sewing machine, how exciting!

For ages 6 and up / £15 each

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Spooky Halloween Crafting
Oct
25
10:00 AM10:00

Spooky Halloween Crafting

You’ll be Halloween-ready after this sewing workshop where we’ll be making two very creepy and fun mini-makes! First up is a Mexican-inspired sugar skull badge to wear.

Then, we’ll be sewing some creepy, crawly spiders to hang on some sticks so you can spook everyone around you! Eeek! This workshop is open to kids ages 7+ and is sure to be full of tricks and treats.

If you book they will also be offering a 10% discount on anything in the shop that day!

For ages 7 and up / £15 each

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Funky Owls + Spooky Bats
Oct
20
4:00 PM16:00

Funky Owls + Spooky Bats

Join us for a spot of after-school sewing at Punk Me Up Cafe making a lovely Owl or a Spooky Bat!

These colourful owls are the perfect project for an afternoon of sewing. Stitch her eyes, beak and belly in place before sewing her all together. At the end, we’ll add some wings and feet and she’ll be ready to fly! Fancy making a spooky black bat for Halloween instead? Just let us know when you book.

Ages 6 and up / £12 each

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Mice in Beds
Sep
29
4:00 PM16:00

Mice in Beds

Join us for a spot of after-school sewing at Punk Me Up Cafe making the cutest little Mice in Beds!

These soft felty creatures will become favourite friends, as they're small enough to tuck into your pocket or your rucksack. Stitch your mouse's face, sew him all together and make a matchbox bed, a pillow and a passport to go along with him on his travels.

Ages 6 and up / £12 each

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Festival of Love Necklace Making
Aug
29
3:00 PM15:00

Festival of Love Necklace Making

Join us at the Southbank Centre for an afternoon of crafting themed around mankind’s greatest emotion: LOVE!

Sew a special love-heart necklace at our workshop table in the Clore Ballroom and take it home to give to someone you love (including yourself). The afternoon is suitable for the whole family. There will be lots of different crafty activities happening in the ballroom at the same time, so plenty to keep busy with!

The Clore Ballroom is located in the Royal Festival Hall.

This workshop is FREE and drop-in, so come by and say hello!

For more info, check out southbankcentre.co.uk.

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Teen Knotted Planters
Aug
12
10:00 AM10:00

Teen Knotted Planters

We're so excited to be running a few workshops this summer at the super-stylish Home & Kids Shop in Blackheath!

Create a beautiful and totally unique planter to hang in your bedroom. We’ll paint our own beads, decorate our terracotta plant pots and then create a macrame-inspired rope hanger for our plants to go in. We’ll even provide a mini succulent or fern for you to take home.

If you book they will also be offering a 10% discount on anything in the shop that day!

For ages 12+. Tickets are £17.

To book please email info@homeandkids.co.uk.

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Teen Jewellery Making
Aug
2
10:00 AM10:00

Teen Jewellery Making

We're so excited to be running a few workshops this summer at the super-stylish Home & Kids Shop in Blackheath!

A fun intro to jewellery-making techniques you can use again and again at home to make bracelets and necklaces for all your friends. We’ll get busy using seed beads, water-coloured beads, tassels and charms to make beautiful friendship bracelets during this workshop. Enough time to make 2, so you can keep one and give one to your BFF.

If you book they will also be offering a 10% discount on anything in the shop that day!

For ages 10+. Tickets are £17.

To book please email info@homeandkids.co.uk.

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