Maker number 3 is the fabulous Suzy Schwenk! As well as making beautiful jewellery and being one of our first artists to get involved, Suzy has been CH+’s number one volunteer since the beginning. She’s volunteered at all our sales and most of our F-Art club groups (including earlier in the morning than anyone would want!).
Thank you so much Suzy <3
How are you finding the winter so far?
It’s a bit cold and dark but a good excuse to do lots of knitting.
What’s your favourite material to work with?
At the moment I’ve mostly been working with beads and stones but I love doing anything crafty where I can work with my hands.
When did you start making things and how long have you been making things for? I’ve always loved making things but have only started making jewellery (which is currently my main focus) in the last few months.
What’s your favourite piece you’ve ever made?
I made a panda on a stick once that I was very proud of.
Any new years resolutions?
To be more tolerant and spend less time in my pyjamas.
Any advice to other local creatives?
You don’t have to be amazingly talented to be creative and enjoy making things.
Excited to announce the CH+ & Dulcimer Christmas Market!
Come on down to Dulcimer between 12-7pm on Sunday 9th December to take part in a local, creative Christmas.
At CH+, we firmly support the #justacard movement, promoting the immense value of local and independent creativity. To you it may be ‘just a card’, but to the person who made it, it’s much more.
Help keep local creative ventures like CH+ sustainable by buying local this Christmas.
The official launch of our weekly, pay-as-you-feel art-for-wellbeing drop-ins is this week!
This week we will be making collages, using a variety of paper materials, stamps and mark-making implements.
F-Art club will run every this week, and the following weeks, on Sundays at Dulcimer Bar, Chorlton, from 2-4pm.
The drop in is open for everyone, however as with our other work we are specifically looking to target those with long term health difficulties and/or disabilities.
The venue is wheelchair accessible and coffee is only £1.90!
Please don’t hesitate to message with any questions 🙂
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Every week we will also have a variety of items from our online shop for sale – beautiful things made by local people!