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Designing your own Patchwork Cushion

Our patchwork craft parties are oh so popular with our creative hen party and crafty baby shower groups. Did you know we're the only company to offer the choice of either a quilt making workshop or a cushion making craft party?

As a crafty hen do or baby shower idea, our patchwork parties are a great way to get everyone involved, sharing memories and having a good of natter over tea and cake! With the end result being a very unique quilt or set of matching cushions to treasure forever.

Crafts, Cocktails & Cake

We know that these three C's are essential to consider when planning an alternative hen do experience, a special birthday celebration or a successful baby shower (only mocktails here of course!).

Top 5 Craft Hen Parties of 2015

With another year tucked under our belts, it's time to look back on all the fun creative hen party activities we've run in 2015. It's been a busy year for The Crafty Hen! Taking our workshops to all corners of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and getting to share our crafty skills with thousands of people and celebrating hundreds of special occasions!

Can you guess which hen party workshop came in at number one?

Make your own Christmas Crackers with The Crafty Hen & Cath Kidston

Over the last few weeks we have been working with Cath Kidston to deliver Christmas cracker making workshops as part of a nationwide craft event held in a number of their lovely high street stores.
If you couldn't make it along to learn how to make Christmas crackers in store, don't worry! We've teamed up with Cath Kidston once more to put together a simple DIY cracker making tutorial you can follow at home.

Pantone Colours of 2016

As 2015 begins drawing to a close, we are in full preparation mode for our 2016 craft parties. We are already noticing that the latest Pantone Spring colour report to be very true representation of the popular colour schemes coming through for next year. With lots of our bookings already sharing their colour schemes, party themes and wedding palettes with us, we're excited to go out sourcing all the special materials needed ahead of each and every crafty workshop.

#LauraAshleyCrafts - Glasgow

Last weekend we led another afternoon of creative blogger experiences on behalf of Laura Ashley. Rounding up a bunch of lovely Scottish bloggers, this crafternoon event took place in Glasgow and was a great way to promote the latest range of crafty Laura Ashley products.

Making Christmas Crackers - In Store Event

This week we were invited to run a series of very fun and very festive Christmas cracker making workshops as part of a nationwide event for Cath Kidston. These in store craft workshop events have proven to be a big success! Cath Kidston's crafty customers thoroughly enjoyed learning how to make Christmas crackers to proudly display on the dinner table come the big day!

Personalised Christmas Stocking Workshop

The season of Christmas crafts is upon us. We're feverishly preparing lots of materials ready to make Christmas tree decorations, design fabric wreaths , paint ceramic baubles and more! Including getting ready help lots of our crafty groups customise Christmas stockings ready to hang by the fireplace and get stuffed full of goodies come the big day!

Our Stocking Design workshop has proven to be popular especially as a fun christmas team activity and for a range of alternative creative corporate events this year.

Handmade Garters for Sophisticated Hens

Our Garter Making craft session is the go to activity for those looking to plan a more sophisticated hen party for a classy Bride-To-Be. It has long been one of our most popular sessions since the very first day that The Crafty Hen was hatched.

Carnival Craft Kits - #CarnivalFiesta

Last week we put together a very special craft kit - carnival style! Now we need little encouragement to play around with feathers, sequins, crystals, jewels, gems.... generally all things fun and sparkly.
So putting together this Carnival Mask Kit for Talented Talkers and Thomas Cook Airlines was our idea of crafty heaven!

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