Count down to Creative Crafts

With just over a month to go until our next Creative Crafts on Saturday 14th October 2017 at Gateshead Leisure Centre.  Make a note in your diary,… Read more »

Double Delight – keep them coming

What a wonderful surprise, receiving two identical dresses through the post this morning in aid of “Dress a girl around the World”.  Chris McEachern from North Shields… Read more »

From visitor to exhibitor… raising funds for GNNAS

Thought I would share this note I received from Jean who has been attending Initial J events from the very start, firstly as a visitor and over… Read more »

High Street Quilting are first to donate dresses

Out and about in Birtley to day spreading the word about Creative Crafts handing out leaflets and putting up posters for our next event on Saturday 14th October… Read more »

Dog tired safeguarding your mail

It has been a busy time for Initial J getting our leaflets designed, printed, labelled and bagged ready to go out via Royal Mail for our next… Read more »

Dress a Girl Around the World

Calling all visitors and craft groups – would you be willing to make and donate a dress for a girl in a third world country?  They are… Read more »

Apologies to visitors/exhibitors who may have been trying to access our website recently, we have had several cyber attacks which means the website has been out of… Read more »

Celebrating 20 years

After much thought and research for suitable dates, reluctantly Initial J has decided not to hold a Spring show this year. Looking ahead help us celebrate 20… Read more »

RVI Benefit From Over 60 Tiny Quilts

70 Tiny Quilts Donated to Cumberland Infirmary

We are delighted to announce that following a visit to Cumberland Infirmary at Carlisle we handed over 70 quilts to the Special baby unit.  These will be… Read more »

You did it …  130 Tiny Quilts go on display at Creative Crafts

We are delighted to announce that visitors donated  no more than 130 Tiny Quilts in aid of Tiny Lives and it was such an honour to be… Read more »

10 Reasons to visit Creative Crafts at Carlisle

10 Reasons to visit Creative Crafts at Carlisle A dedicated craft show for Cumbria at The Borderway Exhibition Hall, Carlisle (next to Auction Mart) , easy to… Read more »

Looking for a Crafty Day Out…

Not long now till the next Creative Crafts at Gateshead Leisure Centre – next to Gateshead Library on Saturday 15th October 2016 from 9.30am-3pm. Make use of… Read more »

97 TINY QUILTS FOR TINY LIVES – can we make it 100

I took a photo whilst out in the fields this morning with the dew clinging to the fences and trees and making a pattern across the fields… Read more »

A Girl Can never have too much fabric

I saw this photo and wanted to share it with you, thought it was very apt and wonder just how many visitors who attend craft or quilting… Read more »