Garter Making Workshop

A classic hen do activity with a creative twist. Every hen gets to make a fun keepsake garter, whilst the Bride-To-Be learns how to make her own unique wedding garter!

Create a garter from beautiful lace and ribbons, then make fabric flowers, add bows, beads and trims to personalise. It could be the Bride-To-Be's 'something blue'!

The Bride can make a unique and very special wedding garter, and all the hens get to make one for fun. We provide a wide choice of coloured lace and show you different ways you can construct your garter. Once made you can add lots of decorative touches including ribbons, bows, buttons and more, or we can show you how to make your very own finishing flourishes using the wide assortment of materials provided. 

This workshop is also available as a vintage option with a selection of vintage and antique lace. Let your Bride create her 'something old' using vintage lace, and accompany it with some 'something blue' ribbon too!

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Session Details

Cost: £34 per person (groups of 18-24 people £32pp, groups of 25+ people £30pp).
Vintage Materials: add £2 per head
Session Length: 3 hours
Group Size: Min. charge for less than 10, no maximum group size. For smaller groups try our party kits.
Session Includes: A wonderful selection of materials, all equipment and expert tuition.
Suited To: Anyone! This session involves basic hand sewing and decorative flourishes. For those of you who haven't done any sewing before, we'll show you how.

What makes a Garter session with The Crafty Hen so special

  • Choose from a massive range of high quality laces, ribbons & trims to create your unique garters.

  • Our vintage option is ideal for any vintage loving hen - something old, new and blue.

  • Includes a presentation box to keep your garter safe.

Did you know?

We also offer knicker customisation for a fabulous alternative hen party idea.

I thought it was amazing! A brilliant idea, mixing my love of crafts and my hen do and my wedding perfectly. Love my garter!
— Libby, London, July 2014
Really enjoyed it! Loved the variety of colours and embellishments available and the fact that colour coordination was very easy. Presentation box was a lovely touch too. Thank you!!
— Hannah, London, May 2014
Thank you for hosting the garter making event. Everyone had a wonderful time.
Special thanks for the patience of the Crafty Hen ladies in assisting with the sewing (it’s fair to say a few people hadn’t picked up a needle and thread for quite a while!).
— Sophie L, Worcester, Sept 2017
Bright Blue Wedding Garter Making Workshop Party
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