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Stitching Together - Sewing and Friendship: Monthly Sewcials at Penshaw Masonic Hall

If you're looking for a place to indulge in your passion, make new friends, and enjoy a delightful time filled with creativity and camaraderie, look no further than the Me Made Makes Monthly Sewcials held at Penshaw Masonic Hall. With open doors to all skill levels and crafts, you dont just have to be a bag maker to joy in the fun,this delightful event offers a haven for sewers and crafters alike. So, pack up your sewing machine, grab your favourite notions, and get ready for an fun experience.

What are Monthly Sewcials?

The Me Made Makes Monthly Sewcials at Penshaw Masonic Hall are gatherings that bring together like-minded individuals who share a passion for sewing and crafting. These events offer participants five hours of sewing fun, where you can bring along your current project and immerse yourself in a world of creativity and inspiration. The friendly atmosphere and unlimited supply of tea, coffee, and cake ensure that you're well-fueled for your sewing adventures. The sewcials aren't just for bag makers or even just sewing, if you want to come along any craft is welcome.

Why should you join in on the Sewcials:

A Sense of Community and Friendship: The Me Made Makes Sewcials provide a wonderful opportunity to meet fellow sewers and crafters, fostering a sense of belonging within a supportive community. Making new friends who share your interests can be a truly enriching experience.

Breaking Free from Isolation: After the last few years, marked by the challenges of COVID, stepping out to attend the Sewcials can be a breath of fresh air. It's a chance to leave the worries behind, socialise, and engage in joyful activities with others who understand your love for sewing. For me it's one of the few times in the month I actually leave the house, other than to drop off post: )

Creative Inspiration: The Me Made Makes Sewcials are a melting pot of creativity. Whether you're a seasoned expert or a beginner, being in the midst of other talented individuals can spark new ideas and inspire you to take your craft to the next level. There is also plenty of help and support from your fellow attendees and from myself as a bag making/sewing tutor

Skill Improvement: With fellow sewers around, there's ample opportunity to share knowledge, learn new techniques, and seek guidance on challenging projects. The collective expertise can enhance your sewing skills and broaden your horizons.

Upcoming Sewcials:

Mark your calendars! The Me Made Makes Monthly Sewcials are a recurring event, with the following dates set for the next few months:

- September 17th 2023: Kickstart your autumn with a day of sewing joy.

- October 15th 2023: Embrace the fall vibes and let your creativity flow.

- November 19th 2023: As winter approaches, cosy up with fellow sewers for a fun day of crafting.

- December 17th 2023: Don't miss the grand Xmas Sewcial! This special event will be Mrs. Jameson's first Sewcial after her wedding celebrations (thats me by the way ha ha). Expect a festive atmosphere, exciting surprises, and the chance to revel in the joy of the season.

The Monthly Me Made Makes Sewcials at Penshaw Masonic Hall are more than just sewing gatherings; they are celebrations of creativity, friendship, and joy. Whether you're a seasoned sewer or just starting, attending these events can rejuvenate your spirit, boost your sewing/crafting skills, and create lasting memories. So, don't miss the upcoming Sewcials and immerse yourself in a world of sewing fun, unlimited tea, coffee, and cake, and a welcoming community of fellow crafters. See you there!

Until next time, Happy Sewing and may your bobbin always be full


Chief stitcher at Me Made Makes.


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