Welcome to WikiWirral, sharing is what we do best.
Forum Statistics
Posts1,014,025
Topics74,839
Members12,885
Forums66
Posts in last 24hrs24
Most Online7,831
Apr 8th, 2013
Who's Online Now
50 registered members (alan128, 12 invisible), 1,016 guests, and368 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


Popular Topics(Views 7days)
89 ISIS
New General Forums
Gaza strip
by venice. 17th Feb 2019 1:30am
ISIS
by casper. 14th Feb 2019 9:32am
Join Us Tonight .. FREE ENTRY ..
by WargamerNik. 13th Feb 2019 12:29pm
Donald Trump
by Salmon. 12th Feb 2019 10:11am
New Wirral History
Bidston Hall
by RUDEBOX. 12th Jan 2014 8:46pm
Morpeth Buildings Brook St
by Ducko. 12th Jan 2009 11:39am
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
WW1 Monument, Birkenhead
No more bridge, never be the same
Topic Replies
RAF Tornado Farewell Flypast Tour
by venice. 17th Feb 2019 1:08am
What song are you listening to?
by eggandchips. 16th Feb 2019 11:11pm
Creative Gigaworks T40 Series II Speakers
by Catsick. 16th Feb 2019 11:18am
HP Envy 13.3 Laptop AD059NA
by Catsick. 16th Feb 2019 11:16am
PC Peripherals
by Catsick. 16th Feb 2019 11:12am
Shed/Summerhouse Guttering Kit
by Catsick. 16th Feb 2019 11:10am
School Kids Climate Change Protests
by granny. 16th Feb 2019 9:44am
Very ill informed distracted youth " protesting "
by dva99999. 16th Feb 2019 5:09am
European Parliament on now.
by granny. 15th Feb 2019 8:49pm
February
M T W T F S S
1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28
Recent Posts : What's On ?
RAF Tornado Farewell Flypast Tour
by venice. 17th Feb 2019 1:08am
Join Us Tonight .. FREE ENTRY ..
by WargamerNik. 13th Feb 2019 12:30pm
Previous Topic
Next Topic
Print Topic
Rate Topic
New Craft Group From 9th Jan 2014 #839552
25th Nov 2013 4:59pm
25th Nov 2013 4:59pm
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 511
Wallasey Village
Uffda Offline OP
Smartchild
Uffda  Offline OP
Smartchild
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 511
Wallasey Village
A friend of mine and I are starting a craft group in the new year. It will be in Harvest Court, Harvest Lane, Moreton starting from 9th January 2014 6.30-8.30pm.
It will be a casual weekly Thursday group where people interested in any type of crafts can get together to craft and chat. It's hoped that some members will share their knowledge but if you just want to join us and knit or sew or make cards that's okay.
2 per session to cover cost for the room rental. Tea and coffee available.
Please spread the word to anyone who might be interested.

Google Ads
Re: New Craft Group From 9th Jan 2014 [Re: Uffda] #846553
30th Dec 2013 2:13pm
30th Dec 2013 2:13pm
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 8,620
Second Circle of Hell.
Wench Offline

H4H County Volunteer
Wench  Offline

H4H County Volunteer
Wiki Veteran
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 8,620
Second Circle of Hell.
So glad I have found this post! I lost my crafting mojo many years ago but in the past month or two, it has returned with a vengeance smile I am currently attempting to learn how to crochet, having mastered how to knit in the past few weeks.

I am just sad that it clashes with the course I am going on though frown


Sometimes Police Officers give more than just speeding tickets!

It�s hard to be fit as a fiddle when you�re shaped like a cello!
Re: New Craft Group From 9th Jan 2014 [Re: Wench] #847055
1st Jan 2014 3:54pm
1st Jan 2014 3:54pm
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 511
Wallasey Village
Uffda Offline OP
Smartchild
Uffda  Offline OP
Smartchild
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 511
Wallasey Village
So sorry you won't be able to join us but hopefully our group will be going for years and years so if your course finishes or you find yourself free on a Thursday evening pop along.
We seem to have people interested in most crafts wanting to come. I need to make a quilt for a friend of a friend so if anyone wants to learn how to quilt, I'm happy to show anyone.

Re: New Craft Group From 9th Jan 2014 [Re: Uffda] #847057
1st Jan 2014 3:59pm
1st Jan 2014 3:59pm
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 8,620
Second Circle of Hell.
Wench Offline

H4H County Volunteer
Wench  Offline

H4H County Volunteer
Wiki Veteran
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 8,620
Second Circle of Hell.
I will do smile I have quilting on my list so would be glad of some help to make sure I am doing it right smile I have managed to crochet a lop sided mutant pretzel so far haha. I don't think it's meant to look like that think


Sometimes Police Officers give more than just speeding tickets!

It�s hard to be fit as a fiddle when you�re shaped like a cello!
Re: New Craft Group From 9th Jan 2014 [Re: Uffda] #847088
1st Jan 2014 5:17pm
1st Jan 2014 5:17pm
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 511
Wallasey Village
Uffda Offline OP
Smartchild
Uffda  Offline OP
Smartchild
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 511
Wallasey Village
I know what you mean, I tried to crochet some pot holders for a charity but couldn't get the tension right so instead of six identical items ended up with six weirdly shaped freaks.
What I hope will be useful about the group is that people can try other crafts and get advice from other members without fully committing themselves to buying lots of materials and then deciding it's not for them. I've done quite a lot of quilting, sewing and card making but I know we are going to have some knitters joining us.

Re: New Craft Group From 9th Jan 2014 [Re: Uffda] #847150
1st Jan 2014 7:32pm
1st Jan 2014 7:32pm
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 8,620
Second Circle of Hell.
Wench Offline

H4H County Volunteer
Wench  Offline

H4H County Volunteer
Wiki Veteran
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 8,620
Second Circle of Hell.
Hahaha - I was told you are either a knitter or crocheter. I will stick with it though. I fancy quilting as it's a good way to get rid of all the scraps of material that are left over from other projects. Do you do personal lessons or help/tutorials?


Sometimes Police Officers give more than just speeding tickets!

It�s hard to be fit as a fiddle when you�re shaped like a cello!
Re: New Craft Group From 9th Jan 2014 [Re: Uffda] #847243
2nd Jan 2014 11:31am
2nd Jan 2014 11:31am
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 511
Wallasey Village
Uffda Offline OP
Smartchild
Uffda  Offline OP
Smartchild
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 511
Wallasey Village
I'm not an expert but have made about five or six full size quilts and quite a few cot quilts for charity. I've been commissioned by a friend of a friend to make a quilt for him which is quite good as I'm not working and am happy to make a bit of extra money doing the thing I love.
If you have fabric then that is a help, as to buy quilting fabric for a double quilt will cost about 80-100.
I'm happy to give you a few pointers, just PM me if you're interested. The most difficult part of quilting is putting all three layers together without wrinkling the bottom layer etc. There is a technique called 'quilt as you go' which is dead easy and you can make a quilt in no time at all.
Just let me know if you want a hand.

Re: New Craft Group From 9th Jan 2014 [Re: Uffda] #847244
2nd Jan 2014 11:35am
2nd Jan 2014 11:35am
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 511
Wallasey Village
Uffda Offline OP
Smartchild
Uffda  Offline OP
Smartchild
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 511
Wallasey Village
If anyone is serious about learning to quilt from an expert, I'd recommend Maureen Crawford who does courses at Voirrey, Brimstage Hall. I learned from her and she's great. There is also a woman called Dot Sherlock who sells quilting fabric form her home in Prenton. She definitely has the best range and prices in Merseyside. I would go to her for fabric before Abakhans or Voirrey.

Re: New Craft Group From 9th Jan 2014 [Re: Uffda] #860512
24th Feb 2014 9:15pm
24th Feb 2014 9:15pm
Joined: Feb 2014
Posts: 3
Prenton
S
Sarah8484 Offline
Beginner
Sarah8484  Offline
Beginner
S
Joined: Feb 2014
Posts: 3
Prenton
Hiya,

Is this still happening on a Thursday evening?

Thanks
Sarah


Moderated by  Mod 

Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
RAF Tornado Farewell Flypast Tour
by diggingdeeper. 16th Feb 2019 12:36pm
European Parliament on now.
by granny. 15th Feb 2019 3:26pm
School Kids Climate Change Protests
by fish5133. 15th Feb 2019 2:08pm
Join Us Tonight .. FREE ENTRY ..
by WargamerNik. 13th Feb 2019 12:30pm
Join Us Tonight .. FREE ENTRY ..
by WargamerNik. 13th Feb 2019 12:29pm
For Sale & Free
Creative Gigaworks T40 Series II Speakers
by Catsick. 16th Feb 2019 11:18am
HP Envy 13.3 Laptop AD059NA
by Catsick. 16th Feb 2019 11:16am
Shed/Summerhouse Guttering Kit
by Catsick. 16th Feb 2019 11:10am
Any old computer hardware
by TheComputerLab. 12th Feb 2019 9:13pm
For Sale: Mountfield ride on lawnmower 7hp. £50!
by anniebo28. 6th Feb 2019 4:26pm
Member Spotlight
Snodvan
Snodvan
Wallasey Village
Posts: 1,355
Joined: March 2008
Show All Member Profiles 
Newest Members
URBen, Kaylawritinglife, Nick_senior, tra1981, Legolady
12885 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
New Wirral Info
RAF Tornado Farewell Flypast Tour
by diggingdeeper. 16th Feb 2019 12:36pm
Join Us Tonight .. FREE ENTRY ..
by WargamerNik. 13th Feb 2019 12:30pm
Vue Cinema and Birkenhead Market For Demolition?
by fish5133. 12th Feb 2019 11:35pm
electrician
by lincle. 5th Feb 2019 7:32pm
Calor Gas Stoves
by muzzy2. 3rd Feb 2019 9:05am
News : New Topics
School Kids Climate Change Protests
by fish5133. 15th Feb 2019 2:08pm
Brief brown-out in New Ferry
by Excoriator. 11th Feb 2019 10:53pm
Very ill informed distracted youth " protesting "
by svenlock68. 11th Feb 2019 10:30am
Trees Down
by diggingdeeper. 7th Feb 2019 8:39am
Missed Bin Collections
by diggingdeeper. 5th Feb 2019 4:14am
New Enthusiast Forums
European Parliament on now.
by granny. 15th Feb 2019 3:26pm
RIP Gordon Banks
by diggingdeeper. 12th Feb 2019 1:48pm
NAILS IN DOG BISCUITS
by venice. 8th Feb 2019 10:24am
Super Bowl Chilli
by granny. 5th Feb 2019 2:13pm
Inside Europe
by granny. 5th Feb 2019 10:54am
Popular Topics(Views 24hrs)
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Sun 7:25am
Sunset Sun 5:26pm
Local Time Sun 4:42am
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1