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Crafting from the Heart with Phaedra D. Hoare

White Paper Doves

Alder Seed Cone Bees


Inspired by nature. A tiny tree cone + some naturally dyed yellow wool yarn to create a striped body and a tuft of undyed sheeps wool for the wings - Hey Presto, a bee! Book your Craft session at


Fun, nostalgia, great weather and shady trees. “This reminds me of my childhood” says a parent whilst holding a cardboard ring to allow her young daughter to thread naturally-coloured wool yarn through it, round and round. Making a pom pom is simple. Not too easy, but...

“Arianna had a lovely arts and crafts session with Phaedra. Phaedra was brilliant with Arianna, and kept her engaged so easily! We came home with some lovely little handmade pieces from the session. Thank you, Hearty Crafty!”

Lucy Fenna

Flower Crowns

Poms Poms

Little People

Woven Wool Flowers

Crafting for your Child

Crafting for your Child

Needle Felted Rainbow

Woven Wool Flowers


Three kings / Janus


Imbolc / Candlemass / National Hedgehog Day is celebrated on February 2 /


March hare / Plant grass / we send other seeds / microgreens / 20th first day of spring / equinox / St. David’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day, World Book Day and at the end of the month British Summer Time begins.


Easter / eggs / tree/ bunny


May Crown / May Pole / Beltaine / Pentecost,Whitsun: 19th. Bank holiday: 20th



Seaside/ marine animals /




Harvest / Autumn Leaves / Nutshell people / Squash soup / Equinox / lantern walk



Autumn has faded, winter has come; Frosty mornings, tingling thumbs; Cold red noses, cold red cheeks; Warm woolly socks for icy cold feet; Gloves and coats and hats for all; Now King Winter, you may call.”


King winter / Solstice / Yule  / Christmas


Wed, 20 Mar 2024 – Thu, 20 Jun 2024



September equinox to the December solstice


Fri, 22 Dec 2023 – Wed, 20 Mar 2024

A Calm and Caring Environment

Where Children Can Explore Their Creativity with Natural Materials

Phaedra is a Qualified Teacher


With 20 Years Experience of Caring for and Teaching ages 0 – 15

the Sunday nearest to the harvest moon, which is the full moon that occurs nearest to the Autumn equinox, usually towards the end of September.

Pentecost, and indeed Whitsun, always fall on the seventh Sunday after Easter. This usually comes in late May or early June. In 2024 the date will be May 19, because of an early Easter, and in 2025 it will be June 8.

Craft from the Heart



For Everyone

Interested In Simple Crafts