Little Hens

Alex - Little Hen
About Me
Anything goes at a Crafty Hen Workshop! Let your imagination let you create! create something personal and...
My area of expertise
Textiles, Illustration, Paper, Fabric, Design - Handmade and digital illustrations and surface pattern designs.
Alison - The Crafty Hen
About Me
What can be better than learning 'how' and then passing it on to others? Going home at the end of the...
My area of expertise
Painting, Textiles, Jewellery, Paper Crafts, Illustration - Using textiles and paper as surfaces for my illustrations and then carrying that through in to jewellery, fashion and interiors.
Amabel, The Crafty Hen Workshop Leader
About Me
It's great fun helping groups of friends to enjoy creating something they may not have thought was...
My area of expertise
Textiles and Ceramics - I enjoy experimenting with textiles and fabric textures. I don't like to follow the rules of how to work with fabrics, preferring to make up my own! I did a degree at the University of Bath in Ceramics.

Amy

About Me
I love teaching those who come to the workshop saying they can’t sew, aren’t artistic, and have no creativity,...
My area of expertise
Textiles - I design and make children’s clothes, handbags and accessories.

Amy

About Me
Making creative scrapbooks as a gift to the bride to be, using vintage books and images alongside polaroids of...
My area of expertise
Picturebook, Scrapbooking, vintage paper decorations, drawing, photography, mosaics and creative textile work.
Baljit, The Crafty Hen Workshop Leader
About Me
It’s wonderful to see how we relax and inspire one another in a group, what a positive way to share a girlie day!
My area of expertise
Playing and experimenting with all mediums of Painting, Drawing, textiles and 3D design. Happy accidents through creative play! Creative Mentoring.
About Me
What a treat to be witness to the memories shared during hen parties, baby showers and birthdays. I love...
My area of expertise
Illustration, Painting and Textiles - I love to paint both figurative and abstract with oils, inks, acrylics and charcoal (anything that allows me to get a bit messy).
Charlotte, The Crafty Hen
About Me
I love running workshops and teaching crafts because it’s great to share my love for creating things and work...
My area of expertise
Fashion, textiles and paper crafts. My background is in fashion and textile arts but I also do illustration, fine art painting and drawing, handmade cards and bespoke wedding stationary.
Christine, The Crafty Hen
About Me
Running a Crafty Hen session is so much fun, you feel so happy for the hen, her chicks and feed on the buzz!
My area of expertise
Textiles - My textile work is versatile and can cover up top with fascinators, and down bottom with knicker customising. Vintage to modern, nice but naughty, memories are made in fabrics.
About Me
The best bit is witnessing the sense of pride in someone when they see their work coming together, and all the...
My area of expertise
Textiles. In my own practice, print making, photography and mark making are my areas of focus.
Clare, North East England, Newcastle upon Tyne, Sunderland, Durham, Tyne and Wear, County Durham, Northumberland, Crafty Hen, Hen party, Textiles
About Me
It's great running the Crafty Hen workshops, they are always full of fun, laughter and the excitement of...
My area of expertise
Textiles - I am a textile artist and illustrator, making a variety of illustration and textile art. I enjoy developing my illustrations into unique textile dolls and animals.
Corinne, North East Yorkshire, Newcastle, Sunderland, Durham, York, Leeds, Northumberland, textiles, vintage, period costumes, keepsakes,
About Me
The sessions are all about fun! A good giggle and a new skill...and maybe even a glass of something too! I...
My area of expertise
Textiles and jewellery
About Me
I love making and creating, and this job allows me to meet people, and share my passion with others, - and have...
My area of expertise
Textiles, millinery. I teach a wide range of fashion/textiles, and millinery courses in and around Bristol, as well as running a wide range of craft-based sessions for the Crafty Hen
Eleanor, london, South of england, statement jewellery
About Me
It's lovely when people really surprise themselves with what they’ve been able to make, whatever the level...
My area of expertise
Jewellery, Textiles - I make statement jewellery beautifully handmade
About Me
I really enjoy being able to share my knowledge at workshops. Crafty Hen Parties are great fun, it's always...
My area of expertise
Paper and book art.
About Me
Working for crafty hen is so much fun, it doesn't feel like work! I love meeting different people all...
My area of expertise
Textile Art - Using traditional textile & craft techniques, manipulating them to create conceptual installation work. I love learning & perfecting time honoured textile & craft practises, bending the rules to create my work.
About Me
I enjoy the hen groups , the laughs, frills and the lots of sticking….and always an impressed surprise at the...
My area of expertise
Paper based work, drawing and textiles. I love being in my studio and making things out of unexpected materials
Gilly The Crafty Hen
About Me
Lots of Fun! I love the enthusiasm at crafty parties, whether learning something new or doing something they...
My area of expertise
Textiles & Trimmings - I'm a creative seamstress specialising in decorative sewing processes - trimmings, beads, embroidery, patchwork, quilting, appliqué & hand-sewing. I make costumes and accessories including bags, hairbands, hats & customise clothes.
Gina, Crafty Hen
About Me
To learn new things is so important. It’s the learning and passing on of information that keeps me buzzing, and...
My area of expertise
I love working with wool. The transformation from wool to felt never ceases to amaze me and the creative possibilities are endless.
Hannah W  The Crafty Hen
About Me
I have always had a passion for crafting and constructing things for myself and I gain great satisfaction from...
My area of expertise
Jewellery, silversmithing, mixed crafts, textiles including patchwork, knitting, crochet, sewing
Hannah, Pattern Cutting and Screen Printing, Newcastle, Norththumberland, sunderland, gateshead
About Me
Being a bride is one of those special moments in a girl’s life and I love being a small part of their story.
My area of expertise
Textiles, Pattern Cutting and Screen Printing. - I run pattern-cutting workshops and textile workshops for all ages
About Me
"Working with our crafty hens is always a rewarding experience. Whether it's watching someone learn a...
My area of expertise
Jewellery,textiles.
Hannah, London, Crafty Hen Workshop Leader
About Me
I really relish sharing creative techniques & tricks - combined with the fun and excitement of a hen doo -...
My area of expertise
Jewellery, sculpture, textiles, drawing, photography and adapting my own clothes - I mostly work with jewellery/sculpture - I really enjoy creating something truly individual and one off for someone to treasure forever.
About Me
I think it's great that you can do workshops from the comfort of a sofa with cups of tea and chatting to...
My area of expertise
Ceramics,drawing and textiles. I love making small sculptural things using found objects
About Me
I enjoy teaching Crafty Hen sessions as the atmosphere is very relaxed and jovial. I like to help and see people...
My area of expertise
All arts and crafts but in particular painting, textiles, model making, design.
About Me
I am passionate about art and making things and I love having the opportunity to share my skills and help other...
My area of expertise
Textiles. As well as using textiles, and in particular stitch, in my art work I make a range of gifts, jewellery pieces and home items using a range of different textile and craft techniques including crochet, knitting, embroidery and printing.
About Me
I am passionate about creating and sharing my enthusiasm and skills. A Crafty Hen party has a great atmosphere...
My area of expertise
Puppet making, textiles, jewellery making, 3D design and crafts.
About Me
It's a rare opportunity to spend time together making something, relaxing, having fun and being creative....
My area of expertise
Textiles. I am a costume designer for Film, TV and theatre. I also design and make vintage inspired lingerie
Jana, knicker customisation, customising, custom made, handbag
About Me
I really enjoy teaching craft workshops as I love enabling people to be more creative than they possibly...
My area of expertise
Textiles, Jewellery, customising - I make custom order holster bags, and in New York ran a small fashion label making custom order bikinis made with new fabrics in vintage styles
About Me
"I enjoy how people are always surprised by the quality of the work they produce - though with so many...
My area of expertise
Textiles, Paper, Jewellery, Accessories, Props - especially anything wearable
About Me
I enjoy teaching craft activities because people always surprise you with their own take on an idea, so what...
My area of expertise
Jewellery and Textiles. I design and make contemporary jewellery with a nostalgic feel using vintage haberdashery like antique lace, vintage buttons and hooks and eyes
Julianne The Crafty Hen
About Me
It’s especially nice to work with The Crafty Hen brood, in fun and relaxing environments surrounded by happy...
My area of expertise
Interior Design, Community Arts, Textiles, Printmaking, Paper Making, Jewellery.
About Me
Whatever the Crafty Hen session, be it baby shower or hen party, it’s great to have played a part in the...
My area of expertise
I make and sell freshwater cultured pearl and natural stone jewellery.
Julie's photo
About Me
I love working with crafty hens and seeing what they can achieve. Encouraging them to see that they can also...
My area of expertise
Textiles - I enjoy playing with textiles and make three-dimensional home accessories and particularly like adding hand-stitched details.

Kat

About Me
"Sewing: A creative mess is better than tidy idleness"
My area of expertise
Textiles and embroidery - I do a lot of detailed hand embroidery. This can range from hanging decorations and bunting to cushions. I also make a lot of things using buttons that have caught my eye.
About Me
Working with a group of close friends is really special; the way they interact and create pieces especially for...
My area of expertise
Textiles, paper, embroidery, accessories.
About Me
I love teaching the Crafty Hen workshops they are so much fun and full of laughter. I love learning new skills...
My area of expertise
Textiles, Sculpture and Printmaking.
About Me
I make jewellery using silver and gold and also use new technology and 3dprinting in my work.
My area of expertise
Jewellery

Kim

About Me
I love how taking part in a fun and creative activity together allows groups to bond and share experiences in a...
My area of expertise
Jewellery - I make large scale, colourful jewellery from acrylic plastic and sweetie wrappers.
Kira, South Wales, The Crafty Hen
About Me
I wish there had been Crafty Hen parties when I got married as they're much more enjoyable - a group of...
My area of expertise
Textiles and Jewellery - I have made and sold jewellery for nearly a decade but I also make my own clothes and create textile artwork
About Me
Knicker customisation is one of my favourites as it’s great for making really unique and personal creations....
My area of expertise
Textiles and Accessories - I'm influenced by flowers, nature & vintage paraphernalia. I also like creating statement jewellery. Crafting with good coffee, running a local community craft group and scouring shops for vintage & haberdashery delights.
Leanne,  General, North West, Barrow in Furness, Blackburn, Blackpool, Bolton, Carlisle, Chester, Crewe, Glossop, Lancaster, Liverpool, Macclesfield, Manchester, Oldham, Penrith, Preston, Southport, Stockport, Warrington
About Me
Making has always been my number one passion – I love to find creative uses for all sorts of everyday or...
My area of expertise
Textiles, sewing, vintage crafts & upcycled crafts -I really enjoy working with embroidery, applique and patchwork - If I can reuse or upcycle at the same time; all the better!

Liz

Liz, The Crafty Hen, Little Hen
About Me
It's great to be invited into someone's special day and to give something very different to their hen...
My area of expertise
Metalwork, sculpture, glass, jewellery, basketry - I make small woven pod sculptures as well as large garden sculptures. As a community artist I work with schools and groups to produce a site specific sculptures includes elements made by that community.
About Me
I love working with hens as they are so excited for such a special event; I get great joy out of giving people...
My area of expertise
Textiles
Natalie The Crafty Hen
About Me
As a creative person its great to be able to share my skills with people, making something completely unique for...
My area of expertise
I am a professional fine artist and have exhibited all over the country. Since 2003 I have been working on a series of intricate flower portraits, and have had a number of well received exhibitions throughout the UK.
Nicola, Norfolk and Suffolk, Norwich, Cromer, Wells, Attleborough, Aylsham, Dereham, Swaffham, Beccles, Great Yarmouth, Halesworth, Long Stratton, Diss, Southwold, Lowestoft, felt making
About Me
To be involved in a celebration between close friends and see the amazing outcomes, and having a giggle is lovely
My area of expertise
I like making all sorts of things within this area including bunting, corsages, all sorts of jewellery, felting and printing.
Rachael Crafty Hen, Midlands
About Me
I love what I do because I get to work with, and meet so many people from all ages and backgrounds - no two...
My area of expertise
Papercrafts, felt/fabric accessories (mainly corsages) but will try my hand at anything!
knicker customisation, west yorkshire, hen party, crafty parties, hen fun, making your own, creating
About Me
Helping people to be creative and learn new skills is what motivates me, and to see the joy on the hens'...
My area of expertise
Textiles. I do a bit of every type of arts and crafts, but especially customised fashion accessories and interior products like cushions and lighting.
Rachael, Little Hen
About Me
Running sessions with The Crafty Hen is so much fun. The Hen's and I have a great time together and enjoy...
My area of expertise
Jewellery, sewing, crafts, textiles, accessories, fascinators, vintage, performance costume and fashion - I enjoy designing and making theatrical headpieces and accessories involving jewellery and beading.
Rachel - The Crafty Hen Workshop Leader
About Me
Every Hen should experience these sessions! It's a chance to learn something new, which you may have never...
My area of expertise
I specialise in printed textiles and fashion and love the rewarding fun in sharing skills with hens.
About Me
I have been teaching for several years now, along side running my craft business. I find working with Hen groups...
My area of expertise
Textiles and Illustration - I produce both hand drawn wedding and bespoke stationery and a range of floral bridal and hen accessories.
Ruth - The Crafty Hen
About Me
Just do it...make a mess...make mistakes...don't worry and just create!! It is honestly food for the soul...
My area of expertise
Textiles, Print Design, Basic Weaving, Product development, Prints on fabric (digital & traditional hand printing), Applique, Dresses (bespoke bridal and occasion wear), Accessories.
Ruth, West midlands, hen, party, craft, workshops,
About Me
The best bit about running a Crafty Hen party is that beautiful moment when someone realises that they've...
My area of expertise
Printmaking and textiles
About Me
Best thing about working for crafty hen is that it doesn't feel like work! - I get to share my love of...
My area of expertise
Costume and Theatre Design. I design costumes for theatre and TV productions be it period dramas, hooded gangs of teenagers in puppet form or wild, fantastical supernatural beings.
About Me
Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful. - William Morris This...
My area of expertise
Textiles, Yarn crafts ie, Knitting and Crochet - I enjoy making anything involving fabric including quilts, bunting, hen sashes, fabric flowers, clothes and more!
About Me
"I always look forward to running the Craft Hen sessions, helping people to create something and enjoying...
My area of expertise
Textiles.
About Me
I love helping people realise their inner creativity, even when they think they don't have any - they...
My area of expertise
Printmaking, textiles, surface pattern, illustration. I work as an illustrator using printmaking and embroidery within my illustrations and I also create print designs for homewares and stationary.
Sherry, fibre art, hen fun, knaresborough, harrogate, leeds, york, yorkshire
About Me
My favourite Crafty Hen session is the memory book, it can be pretty and full of sentiment, or cheeky as a sea...
My area of expertise
Fibre Art (basketry, paper and beading) - contemporary basketry
About Me
I just love to see my workshop participants (and all those crafty hens) eyes light up when they realise that...
My area of expertise
Fused Glass and Wire Work - contemporary Fused Glass Accessories for the home and body, Sculpture and Wall Art with an emphasis of colour, texture and form.
Susie, yarn bombing, London, Greenwich, wool
About Me
It's never just about making things, it's about passing on the skills and knowledge, and sharing the...
My area of expertise
Textiles, Jewellery, Papercraft - I love doing yarnbombing, scrapbooking and life drawing/painting
Suzanne, The Crafty Hen, Workshop Leader
About Me
I love teaching people new skills and it is the best feeling when people go home delighted with what they have...
My area of expertise
Jewellery & Textiles - I make a range of jewellery, textile accessories and textile art using mixed media.

Vik

Vik, The Crafty Hen, Workshop Leader
About Me
There is nothing like a fabulous group of women working together for a special occasion. A hen party has the...
My area of expertise
Textiles, crafts, sculpture, painting, photography