Workshops Calendar

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Beginners Embroidery (Tea Towel) 7:00 pm

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Beginners Embroidery (Tea Towel)

7:00 pm - 9:00 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 whilst stitching a beautiful tea towel with a design of your choice.
Levels: ALL

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Knit a Pouff 6:30 pm

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Knit a Pouff

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

This is a short and sweet workshop for those who already know how to knit. We will make a mini sized pouff in the class so that you know exactly how knit a life size pouff at home. As this life size project takes no more than a weeks worth of evening knitting you’ll have this one and many more ready made in time for Christmas. Even the mini size pouff made in the workshop can be given away as pin cushion to budding enthusiast sewers!

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Crochet Granny Squares 7:00 pm

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Crochet Granny Squares

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Things grannies are famously good at: generous helpings of cake, world-class hugs, huge spectacles and last but not least… crocheting granny squares. Vibrant colours work a treat and always add a splash of fun to any blanket. This is one of Tea & Crafting’s most popular workshops and it’s good for beginners and intermediates alike.
Levels: All

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Crochet Granny Stripes for Beginners 10:00 am

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Crochet Granny Stripes for Beginners

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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 Square

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Make a Bespoke Lampshade 1:00 pm

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Make a Bespoke Lampshade

1:00 pm - 3:00 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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Chevron Crochet Stitching 7:00 pm

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Chevron Crochet Stitching

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Also known as zig zags and ripple crochet, chevrons are great for blankets, scarves and mittens to name just a few of the uses for these colourful waves.
Level: Improvers you must know how to crochet – try one of our beginner classes.

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Paper Cutting 7:00 pm

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Paper Cutting

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The most zoned-out from London city life that you'll ever be is what we guarantee in this paper cutting workshop. It's incredible to think that everyday items can create something so beautiful. This workshop is taught by artist and illustrator Poppy Chancellor who has been featured on Kirsty Allsop's Vintage Home, Vogue and Channel 4's Sunday Brunch.

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Sew Zips, Buttonholes & Piping - Make a Cute Zipped Pouch 7:00 pm

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Sew Zips, Buttonholes & Piping - Make a Cute Zipped Pouch

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Take your sewing skills to the next level in this workshop and learn how to attach zips, sew button holes with your sewing machine and create ever so effective piping. Pipping adds a lovely professional finish to any cushion, whilst buttonholes and zips are essential skills for any sewer to master.

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Craft Night only £16.50 7:00 pm

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Craft Night only £16.50

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Our craft nights are fun and sociable and above all super great value! Spend two hours learning a new craft and take your item home to show it off. These are enjoyable and easy to pick up crafts. Instead of Tea (& Crafting!) we give you Bucks Fizz (& Crafting) this evening! Get some friends together and make a night of it. All Tea & Crafting guests get 20% off at Honest Burger next door to us on the night! Click "book now" to see what you can at each Craft Night.

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Crochet Purse with Metal Frame 7:00 pm

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Crochet Purse with Metal Frame

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

These darling purses should call out to all the Audreys and Graces among you – a timeless classic that’s the oh-so-chic way to carry your coppers and nest your notes. Fashion an adorable purse and hone your crochet skills in one fell swoop.

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Rag Rugging 7:00 pm

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Rag Rugging

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Who would have thought old torn up old rags woven into strong fabric could create stunning rugs and pieces of wall art! Well here at Tea & Crafting we hate to throw anything away so this craft is just up our street. Try it you’ll be amazed at how easy it is to create something delightful for your home.

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English Paper Piecing 6:30 pm

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English Paper Piecing

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Make a lavender filled sachet using the traditional English Paper Piecing, hand sewing method. This is a fun, easy and totally transportable craft as you do not need a sewing machine just your fabric, paper and thread. This workshop teaches you hand sewing techniques that you can use for everyday quick sewing.

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Crochet Amigurumi Toys 6:30 pm

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Crochet Amigurumi Toys

6:30 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 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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Full Introduction to Sewing Machines 10:00 am

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Full Introduction to Sewing Machines

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

In this workshop we will guide you through all you need to know about how to use a sewing machine, including tension, how and when to use the different stitches on your machine and how to change feet. You will also be taught tricks on how to sew in a straight line and curves. You will then follow a simple pattern and make an infinity scarf that you wear straight away. This class is limited to 6 people so book early to avoid disappointment.

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Printed Cushion Cover 3:00 pm

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Printed Cushion Cover

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

In this class you will be introduced to fabric printing and learn how to cut professional stencils to print with. You will then print and transfer your design onto a cushion cover and leave the workshop with a professional item for your home.

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