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    • Bargello Sat 18 May 10-4
    • Bargello Sat 18 May 10-4
      • £38.00
    • With Chris Range Bargello was originally a piece of needlework which produced the illusion on movement on canvas. In this workshop we will be using multiple fabrics to produce the same effect. Lunch also provided Refunds or class transfers can only be made if at least 15 days’ notice is given. Your class fee includes a non refundable £10 deposit. If you cancel your place on a class you will receiv…
    • Blackwork Owl Sat 23 March. 10-4
    • Blackwork Owl Sat 23 March. 10-4
      • £38.00
    • With Suzi Morris Come and make this stunning owl with Suzi in blackwork, a wonderful historical embroidery technique that was popular during Tudor times. With Suzi’s guidance you’ll create this beautiful picture just with black thread. Refunds or class transfers can only be made if at least 15 days’ notice is given. Your class fee includes a non refundable £10 deposit. If you cancel your place on…
    • Embroidery for beginners Sat 15 June 10-4
    • Embroidery for beginners Sat 15 June 10-4
      • £38.00
    • With Chris Range The gentle art of Embroidery is making a comeback. Anyone from elegant ladies in flowing dresses gracefully bent over their embroidery to modern artist creating stitched doodles. If you can thread a needle and have a little bit of patience, you can join them. Explore the basic stitches and then learn how to combine them to make a piece that looks extremely complicated. Embroidery…
    • English Paper Piecing Jan-Jun Last Wed. Each month 1.30-3.30
    • English Paper Piecing Jan-Jun Last Wed. Each month 1.30-3.30
      • £25.00
    • With Kirsty Turnham Last Wednesday afternoon each month January—June except March which will be the 20th 1.30 - 3.30 Have you ever wanted to learn the wonderful technique of English Paper Piecing? This lovely, portable quilting technique is easy to learn and opens up a huge scope of quilting designs. Whether you’d like to learn from scratch or simply find new ideas, this class is for anyone with a…
    • First steps in machine Quilting Sat 9 Feb. 10-4
    • First steps in machine Quilting Sat 9 Feb. 10-4
      • £48.00
    • With Gail Lawther Fancy embellishing your projects with machine quilting, but don’t know where - or how - to start? Then this is the workshop for you. During the day we’ll be beginning with the absolute basics, and building up your confidence - and your skills - through a series of simple exercises. Gail will be showing you a whole series of very easy ways of creating great effects on your quilts.…
    • Lattice Smocking Sat 6 April 10-4
    • Lattice Smocking Sat 6 April 10-4
      • £38.00
    • With Jenny Beal Lattice smocking is an easy and rewarding technique which can be used to make textural cushions and decorative inserts and has even been used in costumes on the Game of Thrones T.V series. Come and learn the basics of this interesting smocking technique, and you will be able to undertake any number of projects. You will be shown how to start a number of different patterns. Larger i…
    • Machine Applique Sat. 27 Apr. 10–4
    • Machine Applique Sat. 27 Apr. 10–4
      • £48.00
    • With Gail Penberthy This is a great class for getting to know your machine, and how you and the machine can produce beautiful appliqué. We will not be making a project but covering all aspects of machine appliqué including needles threads stabilisers etc. In the class you will be making lots of samples to take home and use as a reference to help produce beautiful machine appliqué of your own. Sewi…
    • Noahs Ark Wed 27 March, 10-4
    • Noahs Ark Wed 27 March, 10-4
      • £48.00
    • With Gail Lawther Everyone loves the story of Noah and his ark – all those different animals, large and small, gathered under one roof! With this irresistible design you can build your own ark, using Gail’s simple fusing technique, and fill it with your own selection of animals from the templates provided on the day. Pandas and penguins, tortoises and tigers, dogs and deer, cats and chameleons, fo…
    • Reading Crochet Patterns Sat 16 March. 10-4
    • Reading Crochet Patterns Sat 16 March. 10-4
      • £38.00
    • With Jenny Beal Come and learn how to read crochet patterns, both diagram and word formats. You will make a number of small pieces which will enable you to understand how to interpret written and diagram format crochet patterns. This course is a perfect follow-up to the Introduction to Crochet. Materials - List provided Skill level - ** Suitable for those with a knowledge of the basics, but you do…
    • Stack n Slash Sat 30 March 10-4
    • Stack n Slash Sat 30 March 10-4
      • £48.00
    • With Gail Penberthy Come and enjoy making a quilt top in a day, with a stack and slash technique. A fun technique, that takes away all the agonising of fabric layout. Works well in a wide range of fabrics, large or small scale prints. Sewn on a machine. We will discuss boarders in the class making your quilt as large or small as you like. Basic sewing skills required and a ¼" foot for your machine…
    • UFO Day Sat 16 Feb. 10-3.30
    • UFO Day Sat 16 Feb. 10-3.30
      • £18.00
    • Let’s face it, we’ve all got a PHD (project half done) or three...Enjoy a day round the table in congenial surroundings with fellow crafters, catching up on all those ‘unfinished objects’ (UFOs) How many of us bemoan the fact that we never seem to find time and opportunity to finish off projects? And if we’re honest, it’s just not so much fun doing it alone, so join us and do it in good company. T…
    • UFO Day Sat 26 Jan. 10-3.30
    • UFO Day Sat 26 Jan. 10-3.30
      • £18.00
    • Let’s face it, we’ve all got a PHD (project half done) or three...Enjoy a day round the table in congenial surroundings with fellow crafters, catching up on all those ‘unfinished objects’ (UFOs) How many of us bemoan the fact that we never seem to find time and opportunity to finish off projects? And if we’re honest, it’s just not so much fun doing it alone, so join us and do it in good company. T…
    • UFO Day Sat 9 March 10-3.30
    • UFO Day Sat 9 March 10-3.30
      • £18.00
    • Let’s face it, we’ve all got a PHD (project half done) or three...Enjoy a day round the table in congenial surroundings with fellow crafters, catching up on all those ‘unfinished objects’ (UFOs) How many of us bemoan the fact that we never seem to find time and opportunity to finish off projects? And if we’re honest, it’s just not so much fun doing it alone, so join us and do it in good company. T…
    • UFO Day Sat13 April. 10-3.30
    • UFO Day Sat13 April. 10-3.30
      • £18.00
    • Let’s face it, we’ve all got a PHD (project half done) or three...Enjoy a day round the table in congenial surroundings with fellow crafters, catching up on all those ‘unfinished objects’ (UFOs) How many of us bemoan the fact that we never seem to find time and opportunity to finish off projects? And if we’re honest, it’s just not so much fun doing it alone, so join us and do it in good company. T…
    • Why Not Give It a Go? Sat. 23 Feb. 10-4
    • Why Not Give It a Go? Sat. 23 Feb. 10-4
      • £48.00
    • With Gail Penberthy New to patch work? Never tried before! Then be brave come along and enjoy a day learning the basic techniques. We will cover, rotary cutting, how to stitch a ¼” seam, simple machine piecing squares and triangles a good foundation to set you an your way. Have a fun day amongst friends who share our passion for fabric and stitching, you will be going home with your first patchwor…
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