21 Mar Get crafty this spring
Get crafty this spring
We’re here to help put a spring in your step by showing you how to get crafty!
From colourful yarns and fabrics to creative craft kits, our local traders have everything you need to start a spring craft project – and there are plenty of others who can give you inspirational ideas.
You’ll find a treasure trove of crafting essentials at Boutique Haberdashery in Fareham, with shelves packed full of knitting and sewing materials, plus everything you need for crochet and macrame.
They also have lots of make–your-own-kits, as well as books and guides to help you make whatever you choose. Felt kits are ideal for younger crafters, who can make everything from unicorns and rainbows to llamas and dinosaurs! Check it out:
There’s a large haberdashery section both in-store and online at Forget Me Not in Stubbington, as well as knitting and crochet materials and craft essentials. A fabulous selection of wool and craft books will help you get started.
A patchwork quilt is a great spring project – make your own squares from your children’s baby clothes or items that have memories attached to them and fill in the gaps with fabric from Forget Me Not‘s large range.
Take a look at their social pages for more!
The Crafty Makery, in Fareham shopping centre, is a community space for those who love crafts to come and create together. They aim to help people gather in a safe space to combat loneliness, isolation and other health and wellbeing issues. From knitting, sewing, paper crafts, ceramics, 3D printing and carpentry, there are fun craft activities to suit everyone.
See more on their website:
There are plenty of craft traders at Robins Nest Emporium in Fareham, and they’re constantly updating their stock to keep your craft ideas fresh. From badges and bunting to buttons and bows, you’ll find everything you need either for a little inspiration or for a craft project you already have on the go.
Want to take a look? Check out their website for opening times
If it’s inspiration you’re after, look no further than The Seaside Sew in Stubbington, where Jo creates fabulous bags and other items using regular materials alongside things she’s found on the local beach, like driftwood and shells.
Why not have a mooch along the shoreline and gather your own materials to personalise your next crafting project?
Check out her socials: