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This is our current programme of workshops for 2017, but please check regularly as new workshops are being added all the time. All workshops include materials and are aimed at those with little or no experience of the workshop offered, and are delivered by people with many years experience of delivering the activity.  Places are always limited however so please book early via paypal to avoid disappointment.  If you would rather pay in cash on the day please call us to reserve your place on 01584 877272, we may take a small deposit to secure your place.

Rag Rug Workshop – Locker Hooking (COURSE FULLY BOOKED)
Friday, 28 April 10.30am-3.30pm
£40 per person (including all materials)

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Join fabulous Rag Rug artist Stephanie Gaston for a one day workshop of creative fun learning the technique known as locker hooking.   You will be shown the basics using different fabrics and wools and then work on a small  piece of work to create something unique such as a pair of coasters.  All materials are provided and use of tool on the day.   Stephanie will bring along samples of her work, books for you to look at for inspiration and tools that you can purchase so that you can carry on at home.  You are very welcome to take away a small selection of fabrics after the workshop so please bring a bag.

The workshop price includes all materials and light refreshments but please bring a packed lunch with you on the day. Places are limited so booking is essential. Why not book with a friend and save £5 each.

Beginners Crochet
Friday, 5 May 9.30-11.30am
£15.00 per person (including all materials)
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Love crochet but don’t know where to start? Join us for this workshop and we’ll teach you all the basics to get you started. By the end of the session you’ll be creating your own Granny Square, from which come great things. Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.

 

Beginners Crochet
Friday, 19 May 11am-1pm
£15.00 per person (including all materials)
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Love crochet but don’t know where to start? Join us for this workshop and we’ll teach you all the basics to get you started. By the end of the session you’ll be creating your own Granny Square, from which come great things. Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment

 

Beginners Crochet
Friday, 9 June 9.30-11.30am
£15.00 per person (including all materials)
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Love crochet but don’t know where to start? Join us for this workshop and we’ll teach you all the basics to get you started. By the end of the session you’ll be creating your own Granny Square, from which come great things. Places are limited so book early to avoid

 

Needle-felting Workshop
Friday, 23 June 2017 10.30am – 3.30pm
£45.00 per person (including all materials)

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Join textile artist Maxine Smith for a one day creative workshop. Using a barbed needle to fuse different fibres together you’ll learn how to use needle-felting and hand embroidery to create a stunning and one-off piece of artwork. Needle-felting produces a tactile, textured surface on which to stitch and bead. An easy to learn craft for any experience level.No experience is necessary as Maxine will guide us all the way so you can take home a piece of work to be proud of.

All materials are included and the workshop includes light refreshments, but we would ask that you bring your own lunch with you on the day. Booking is essential as places are limited so please book as early as possible to avoid disappointment. Book with a friend and save £5 each.

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Fun with Pom-Poms
Tuesday, 1 August 2017 1-3.30pm
Adults (£10) Children (£4) (including all materials)

Come and join us for an afternoon of fun seeing just what we can create with pom-poms.  A great opportunity for Mums and Dads to have creative fun with the children during the holidays; with bunting, animal creations, jewellery and delightful decorations for your home you’ll be surprised by just what we can achieve.  All materials included but bookings are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment (please note children must be accompanied)

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Button and Bead Creations
Tuesday, 8 August 2017 1-3.30pm
Adults (£10) Children (£4) (including all materials)

Just what could you create with buttons and beads? How about having a go at creating some amazing pictures.  Whether its butterflies, birds, or some beautiful flowers it’s a wonderful way of relaxing, whilst getting creative.  All materials are included but places are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment (please note children must be accompanied).

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Rag Rug Workshop – Peg Loom
Friday, 22 September 10.30am-3.30pm
£40 per person (including all materials)

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Join fabulous Rag Rug artist Stephanie Gaston for a one day workshop of creative fun. In this workshop you will be shown how to use a small peg loom to produce a piece of weaving using different textiles and wools. This is an ideal project to use up all those odd bits and pieces we all have that are too nice to get rid of. Stephanie will bring some samples of her work and books for inspiration. After basic instruction you will work on a piece that could be a wall hanging. All materials are provided and use of a peg loom on the day. Stephanie will have a list of suppliers should you wish to purchase your own tools after the workshop.

The workshop price includes all materials and light refreshments but please bring a packed lunch with you on the day. Places are limited so booking is essential. Why not book with a friend and save £5 each.

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