Mockingbird Makes

Beautiful bespoke crocheted, knitted or embroidered handcrafts mindfully made for you!
Open today until 17:00
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Making bespoke yogis has been the highlight of my year! These beautiful creations are thrilling my soul! A step towards equality, representation, a symbol and an heirloom of this time ... some of the lovely things people have been saying! One lady cried when she saw it - to see herself ... repres...

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I've posted my last orders before Christmas but never fear! Local delivery (SE22 and surrounds) and collection is available until December 18th and I have e-vouchers available right up until 8pm Christmas Eve! Orders yours here!


I had a chat with Vanessa Carlos of Socials Allies all about Creativity for Wellness and you can listen to her podcast below!

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Creative Conversations - AS HEARD ON BBC RADIO KENT

Aug 18, 2020 – Aug 18, 2020

The next date is Tuesday 18th August at 8.00pm.

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Would you like to really connect - with yourself and with other women?

Would you like to find time for yourself that you won't give away to others needs?

Would you like to...

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Rainbow Crochet for your window! Both MADE BY ME at cost price, and FREE crochet pattern to make for yourself.

As you may have heard today when I spoke to Anna-Louise Walker on BBC Radio Kent, rainbows are appearing in windows across the world so I have created...

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Huddles for small business owners! Weekly. Drop in.

Mar 5, 2020 – Mar 5, 2020

Hi all

WEEKLY HUDDLES STARTING MARCH 5th 9-12pm at Cafe G, 184 Peckham Rye, London SE22 9QA.

I've been looking at what works for me as a indie business owner and one thing I noticed is that if I meet regularly with other small business owners I feel inspired and I learn and I find collaboration...

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Creative Conversations - women's evening with Shannon Reed

Mar 3, 2020 – Mar 3, 2020

Would you like to really connect - with yourself and with other women?

Would you like to find time for yourself that you won't give away to other’s needs?

Would you like to learn to crochet, knit or make pompoms?

Would you like a safe space to BE, that asks nothing of you, where you can come e...

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Unicorn Parties 🦄

It’s been a busy beginning to the year and I’ve hosted my first unicorn party of the decade! It was a great success. The guests got to choose from a table covered in joyfully sparkly and bright coloured yarn to create the mane and tail for the unicorns I crocheted by hand. Th...

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It’s less than a week until Green Rooms Botanical Market 11-4pm March 30th at Peckham Springs, SE15. This basket of Makes are some of what I’ll be taking along and the sight of them made me smile when I saw them, so I thought I’d share. Keep up to date with new events on my Instagram page www.ins...

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2 weeks ago
I met Shannon many years ago at a networking event before covid struck. We have become friends and I have purchased a couple of her lovely crochet makes. Over the years I have watched Shannon’s business grow and she now supports others through creative conversations and the Small business huddle. I also had the pleasure of getting involved with the Small Business Huddle, twice, where she had inadvertently created another online support group which helps promotes other small businesses and also develop new business contacts. Shannon is warm, friendly and amazingly creative with a crochet hook😀.
- Katie D
3 weeks ago
Shannon provides amazing support and safe spaces for small businesses. This has been so good for keeping connected and grounded during lockdown and there is now a fantastic network of supportive self-employed business owners that meet weekly on Zoom. Looking forward to meeting up in real life soon!
- L S
3 weeks ago
I'm grateful to have been part of a number of Shannon's Creative Conversations Women's Circles and the Small Business Huddles she hosts. Shannon create spaces that are welcoming, warm and full of ease. They are spaces where Shannon ensures you're safe and held to be exactly who you are and to share (or not) in exactly the way you need to, to honour where you're at. Every time I join anything Shannon hosts I come away feeling more at peace, more balanced and more joyful than I did before going along. Thank you Shannon, you've opened my world to so many new, enriching and nourishing experiences and people. It's always an honour to be part of the spaces you create.
- Laura C

Reclaim your CREATIVITY!

Mockingbird Makes is unique in that I offer a bespoke service, co-creating alongside my clients (partners, really).   

I, founder Shannon Reed, strongly believe that in society we outsource our creativity too easily, letting ourselves be led by fashion and trends and giving away parts of our identity and individuality, which can slowly, but surely erode our happiness.    

It is my mission to give back that power to everyone I work with thus helping to enrich the lives of the people I meet and inevitably becoming more enriched myself  - it's a selfish endeavour really!    

I do this by creating gorgeous handcrafts to your exact design or teaching you to do this yourself. Whether it be your winter hat or heirloom blanket, pom-pom flowers or favourite cactus, you imagine, Mockingbird  Makes, you enjoy!   

I also speak on Creativity for Wellness and host a nourishing women's ending called Creative Conversations to connect us all with our innate creativity as a means to helping us thrive instead of just surviving.

Email me for any enquiries, to share pictures of your latest makes or just to say hi!

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