Workshops Calendar

April 2014
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Beginners Knitting 7:00 pm

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Beginners Knitting

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

We’re not sure when and we can’t be sure who started it, but somehow knitting has become the quirky girl’s pastime du jour. After over two hours of knitting and knattering, you’ll feel like a pro; you’ll have learned all the basics including knit and purl stitch, how to cast on and cast off, stocking stitch and garter stitch.

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Crochet Amigurumi Toys 6:30 pm

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Crochet Amigurumi Toys

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Make like the Tokyo cool-kids and learn the basics of amigurumi; crochet in the round and increase and decrease in the single crochet and you'll leave the workshop either either cute little crochet whale or octopus. This workshop comes with a warning - we guarantee you will be addicted.

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Machine Embroidery Applique 7:00 pm

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Machine Embroidery Applique

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This is a really informative yet practical workshop in free motion machine embroidery. In this 2 hour workshop you will learn the techniques of appliqué (both hand and machine) and the basics of free motion machine embroidery.  You will embroider your design onto a tea towel that you can either keep to use at home or give as a gift to someone.
Levels: All

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From Base to Hat Fascinator Millinery Workshop with Afternoon Tea 2:00 pm

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From Base to Hat Fascinator Millinery Workshop with Afternoon Tea

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Our resident expert milliner will show you how to create the most beautiful and elegant fascinator in this 3 hour workshop. This is a “from base to fascinator” workshop – you will be taught how to make round hat bases from scratch and many techniques and tips for styling and shaping sinamay.
Levels: All

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Beginners Embroidery (Tea Towel) 7:00 pm

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Beginners Embroidery (Tea Towel)

7:00 pm -

Embroidery has come a long way since Jane Austin’s heroines would sit and sew in the drawing room – we’ve brought the pastime back into the 21st Century with our own modern take on the original. Learn five popular stitches in your design, including back stitch, satin stitch, straight stitch and the French knot.
Levels: ALL

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Read a Knitting Pattern and Cable Stitch 7:00 pm

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Read a Knitting Pattern and Cable Stitch

7:00 pm -

Thinking caps on now, class – here’s where the clever stuff comes in, so we’ll need you to stop the giggling and concentrate. Yes, that includes you at the back! Only kidding. Would we really do that to you? It’s not school and we know you’re here for fun, so even when we’re talking baffling-sounding terms like “K2tog”, “psso” and “yf” the aim is still to teach you the lingo in a chilled environment.
Level: Basic Knit and Purl is required fr this class.

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Make a Bespoke Lampshade 7:00 pm

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Make a Bespoke Lampshade

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Literally light up a room with this fun workshop. Create a bespoke and professionally finished lampshade in this 2 hour workshop. We have limited availability at our special price of £29.99 so book soon to avoid disappointment.

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Introduction to Sewing Machines 2:00 pm

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Introduction to Sewing Machines

2:00 pm -

Get to know your sewing machine and leave the class with a machine sewn infinity scarf - the perfect accessory to your wardrobe. This is a also a great class to learn how to upcycle some of your unloved garments into perfect gifts for family and friends.

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Crochet Granny Stripes 7:00 pm

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Crochet Granny Stripes

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You might have finally accepted the fact that you’ll never be able to bake cookies as well as your Granny, and you know that you simply haven’t been around long enough to have as many amazing stories to tell as she does – but one thing you can successfully do as well as dear Grandma is crochet a granny stripe

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Block Printing for Beginners with a Drawstring Bag 7:00 pm

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Block Printing for Beginners with a Drawstring Bag

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Using professional printmaking tools you will learn the art of block printing in this 2 hour class. Block printing has been practiced for hundreds of years and our expert tutor will make it easy for you to replicate this technique onto a cute drawstring bag that doubles up as a shoe protector bag for travel or commuting.

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Dress Making for Beginners: Girls dress 12 months to 12 years 2:00 pm

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Dress Making for Beginners: Girls dress 12 months to 12 years

2:00 pm -

Upcycle a gorgeous cute adult dress into a dress for a 12month to a 12-year-old girl! This is a great class for a beginner dressmaker.
NEXT STAGE UP FROM USING A SEWING MACHINE

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Category Key

  •   Craft Club
  •   Crochet
  •   Embroidery
  •   Fascinators & Millinery
  •   Home Accessories
  •   Independent Craft Events
  •   Jewellery Making
  •   Knitting
  •   Needle Felting
  •   Printing & Paper Cutting
  •   Sewing