Dates for your Diary

Our schedule is super packed with fun events! Bookmark this page and check back often for updates about what we have happening at our West Hampstead shop so you don't miss out on anything! And if you're looking for classes, click here.

MARCH

Now accepting submissions for our Children's Art Show

We are so excited to announce that we're organising a children's art show for our lobby at West Hampstead Square! If you've visited our shop you know we're working hard to bring some colour and character to the space. If you have a creative kid and want to get involved, visit our blog or pop into the shop for full details! We're moving fast on this and the submission deadline is 9 March so we can unveil our show on Mother's Day.

Art Show


Sunday, 11 March, 11am - 5pm - Mother's Day Celebration (FREE)

On Mother's Day we'll be popping Prosecco and hosting a paper flower-making table! It's all free and no booking is required. Bring your kids, bring your mum...stay an hour, stay all day! Just relax, enjoy a glass of bubbly and make some flowers. It's going to be lovely!

Mother's Day

Wednesday, 21 March, 7pm - 9pm - Talk & Pop Up: How Sustainable Fashion Fosters a More Positive Self-Image with Ayesha Mustafa (£10)

With each New Year we make resolutions to improve ourselves and focus on creating a well-balanced and fulfilled life. We focus on eating better, getting fit, being more mindful; self-improvement and looking and feeling good are high on everyone’s agenda. But we often miss out on the huge impact being a responsible consumer and choosing our clothing has on our self-image. Ayesha Mustafa, Founder of Fashion ComPassion, will talk about how the slow fashion movement, and being a conscious consumer, helps instil a more positive and real self-image. In exchange for following trends and celebrity styles, we look at how choosing quality over quantity, understanding how your products are made and the environmental impact of apparel makes us more educated and empowered consumers. Wine and nibbles will be served and you'll have the opportunity to shop Fashion ComPassion's collection of sustainable fashion accessories. To find out more and book a place, click here.

Ayesha Mustafa

Wednesday, 28 March, 7pm - 9pm - Make Like a Boss with Melissa Fehr of Fehr Trade

Make Like a Boss is a networking series for creative small businesses hosted at our London shop! Each free event features a Q&A with a small business owner followed by time to hang out and chat, learn, share, moan and come away with some new contacts and ideas for your business. Wine and cheese are always on hand!

Our March event will feature Melissa Fehr. Melissa designs activewear sewing patterns for her brand FehrTrade Patterns and is the author of Sew Your Own Activewear. We'll be chatting to her about how she created a business out of her passions for distance running and sewing, how she's established herself as an expert in her niche market - even becoming a consultant on Great British Sewing Bee! - and her new book. RSVP here

Melissa Fehr

APRIL

Wednesday, 25 April, 7pm - 9pm - Make Like a Boss with Helen Kemp of Just Got Made

Make Like a Boss is a networking series for creative small businesses hosted at our London shop! Each free event features a Q&A with a small business owner followed by time to hang out and chat, learn, share, moan and come away with some new contacts and ideas for your business. Wine and cheese are always on hand!

In April, we'll be chatting to Helen Kemp! Helen is the founder of Just Got Made, an organisation that makes it easy for designers, makers, manufacturers, suppliers and maker facilities to connect and start making products together. 
We'll be talking to Helen about how she turned the idea of connecting the maker community into a business, her advice for entrepreneurs that want to start manufacturing products and how her new baby has changed how she works. RSVP here.

Helen Kemp


WEEKLY EVENTS

Thursday Mornings, 10:30am - 12:30pm - Crafty Mama Coffee Morning

Bring your baby and any project you're working on for a fun, casual meet up! We'll provide coffee, cake, a play space for babies. The event is free but donations are welcome.

Crafty Mama Coffee Morning

Thursday Evenings, 6pm - 9pm - Knit Night

Join us for our weekly knitting club! This informal, friendly group is open to all levels. Bring your latest knitting project (other handwork projects are fine too!) and we'll provide the biscuits!

Knit Night

Thursday Evenings, 6:30pm - 9pm - Sewing Social (£8)

We have a new social club for sewers on Thursday nights! Sewing with friends (and making friends through sewing) is the best, but lugging your machine all over London? Definitely not the best. We have Janome sewing machines, overlockers, all the tools you need and ample cutting space. You can use the time to sew, trace a pattern, cut out patchwork, press your seams or hand-stitch your hems - whatever you're in the mood for! Places are limited and £8 per person.

Sewing Social

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