Monday, 1 May 2017

FREE 5th Birthday Craft Night in Hackney, London #Makerversary

(Flier design: Sal Hughson)

We are turning 5!!

This month marks FIVE YEARS of The Make Escape FREE CRAFT NIGHT and we are so excited to invite you to join us for an evening of crafting & celebrating. But first can we just take a moment to appreciate our Birthday Flier? It's been designed by Sally Hughson, how awesome is the Paper Yarn she made? 


Sew fruity coasters with Mia sponsored by Hobbycraft

Well you can't have a party without the food! Sew these yummy coasters with our resident Craft Designer and Tutor Mia Vilcins. Make just one, or a set. Our felt stash for this workshop has been kindly donated by Hobbycraft who have all kinds of felt in store, even animal print. 

Make pompom earrings with Momtaz
After her recent travels to India where Make Escape Founder Momtaz bought five pairs of pom pom earrings she's got a bit obsessed with them and will be showing you how to make your own pair to brighten up your summer wardrobe. Or if you're not a big of earrings, you can make a bag charm or pom-pom keyring instead.

Learn to crochet with Tone - suitable for beginners
 (or join our knit & knatter!)

Crochet is one of the coolest crafts there are. You barely need any materials (just a hook and a ball of yarn) and off you go, you can make blankets, cute creatures, clothes, jewellery and bags which is exactly what our Special Guest Tutor Tone Ward, a specialist in Norwegian Hygge, will be teaching. She'll show you how to crochet circles or a classic granny square which you can patch together to make a bag or use as a coaster, or why not frame it as wall art? 

Or if you need help with a knitting or crochet project you are working on, bring it along and Tone will help you!

Design birthday cards or DIY your own projects in our Collage Corner with Michelle Huberman, star of craft TV and Founder of Tonertex

This workshop might just revolutionalise your life! Tonertex make glitters and foils which you can use in all your crafts projects. The results are incredible you get really professional super shiny results, it's a bit like magic! Come along to the night to try out foil crafting and glitter crafting for yourself. If there's an occasion coming up that you need to send someone a card for, then you defo need to be there.

Music & tunes provided by Resident DJs The Spinning Yarns

& a 

Private bar 

Whether you're a regular, haven't been to our night in a while or have never heard of us until now, come along and join the fun. It's unlike any other night out in London and you'll leave with something awesome you've made. Yay!

Please share the details of our night (you can take the flier from this page) with friends/family/colleagues who you think will enjoy it. Or email us and we can email you a copy of it. 

Look forward to seeing you there. 

DATE: Wed 31st May 2017
TIME: From 7.30pm
WHO: Adults only!
ENTRY: FREE (materials supplied)
VENUE: The Hackney Attic, 270 Mare Street London, E8
Nearest public transport:
London Overground: Hackney Central
National Rail: London Fields/Hackney Downs
& various buses

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