The Bath & West Showground 18th - 20th October 2018
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Everyday at 1.00 to 14.30pm

Wire Wrapped Stone Pendant

TBA

£10 

In this workshop, you will learn to wire wrap stones and keepsakes using wire to form a miniature cage. You will then finish the piece to make a pendant by making a bail so that it will hang from a necklace.   No previous experience is required to take part in this workshop. All tools and equipment will be supplied at no extra cost. Book early to avoid disappointment as only 12 people can partake in this workshop at a time. 


If you would like to take part in this workshop, please email hollyberkleyjewellery@outlook.com to book your space and include; your name, how many are in your party, the workshop you would like to attend, the date you would like to attend and any other requirements. 

Everyday at 3.00 to 4.30pm

Wirework Ring making

TBA

£12.50

In workshop you can make a choice of up to 4 ring designs;  1. Adjustable spiral rings. 2. Bead rings. 3. Button rings. 4. Spiral rings. You will learn how to measure and resize a ring, use a ring triblet and form these attractive rings. 

No previous experience is required to take part in this workshop. All tools and equipment will be supplied at no extra cost. Book early to avoid disappointment as only 12 people can partake in this workshop at a time. 

If you would like to take part in this workshop, please email hollyberkleyjewellery@outlook.com to book your space and include; your name, how many are in your party, the workshop you would like to attend, the date you would like to attend and any other requirements. 

Everyday from 1.15-1.45pm

Fabulous Flowers

TBA

£6.00

Come and take part in this lovely wet felting make and take with Melanie Cole from Make it Paisley. In this 30 minute workshop you will make flowers. 

You can book your place by emailing Melanie Cole at Mel.cole@blueyonder.co.uk, please attend our stand upon your arrival to pay thereby confirming your place.

Everyday 12.15-12.45pm

Seascape

£6.00 

Come and take part in this lovely wet felting make and take with Melanie Cole from Make it Paisley. In this 30 minute workshop you will make a seascape. 


You can book your place by emailing Melanie Cole at Mel.cole@blueyonder.co.uk, please attend our stand upon your arrival to pay thereby confirming your place.

Everyday at 12.00pm OR 2.00pm

Laminated Pouch

Stand 38a - The Sewing Sanctuary

Price TBC

In this great workshop, you will make and take home a lovely little laminated pouch. In just 1 hour, you will learn sewing techniques and how to attach a working zip to the material. 

This workshop is open to beginners, so do not worry if you don't have much sewing experience!

Only 5 people at a time can take part so make sure you book in advance!  If you would like to book on to this workshop, please email info@sewing-sanctuary.com and include: Your name, how many people wish to take part in the workshop, and the date and time you wish to attend.

Everyday at 2.30pm to 3.30pm

Felt Landscape Picture

Stand 19 - Joan Prowse

£6.50 

In this workshop, run by the talented Joan Prowse, you will create a lovely felt Landscape picture. 

This workshop is suitable for beginners and children, however children must be accompanied by a supervising adult (who does not have to take part). 

This workshop is expected to be very popular and is only available for up to 6 people so we recommend you book in advance. 

If you would like to book onto this workshop, please email  projo1joan@yahoo.co.uk and include;  The name of the workshop, your name, how many people wish to take part in the workshop, and the date and time you wish to attend.

Everyday of the show

Christmas Tree With A Bell

Workshop Room 1 - Glass Garden Studio

£15

The Glass Garden Studio is holding Stained Glass Copper Foiling workshops at the show - no experience necessary, just a willingness to try something a little bit special with beautiful glass.  Lots of designs to choose from and we will guide you every step of the way!



The workshop will be running every day of the show at the following time;

10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 1:30, 2:30 & 3:30.  The cost is £15 and there will be 12 places available, Each workshop will last for around 1 hour. 

If you want to book onto the workshop please click the following link https://www.glassgardenstudio.com/christmas-tree-with-bell-i1813.htm

Everyday of the show

Star Workshop

Workshop Room 1 - Glass Garden Studio

£15

The Glass Garden Studio is holding Stained Glass Copper Foiling workshops at the show - no experience necessary, just a willingness to try something a little bit special with beautiful glass.  Lots of designs to choose from and we will guide you every step of the way!


The workshop will be running every day of the show at the following time;

10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 1:30, 2:30 & 3:30.  The cost is £15 and there will be 12 places available, Each workshop will last for around 1 hour. 

If you want to book onto this workshop please click the following link https://www.glassgardenstudio.com/star-i1242.htm

Peg Loom Weaving

£10

Time 1:30pm

Take a break from the busy show to spend a relaxing hour making your own small rug or seat cushion.  Using a pre-warped wooden peg loom, you can choose from a range of chunky wool selvedge yarn or cotton fabric yarn to weave a useful little rug for your home, and learn lots about weaving along the way!

I teach weaving using simple, inexpensive tools so it’s easy to learn and accessible to everyone.  No previous experience necessary - I supply all the materials and the techniques, you just bring your creativity and a willingness to experiment and play!


Each workshop is limited to 6 people so there is plenty of time for individual attention but still enough new people to chat and share ideas with.  


To book, email caroline@bigskytextiles.co.uk Please make sure you include your name, the day and time you want to attend the class, the title of the class and how many in your party.

Every day (Mornings 11:00 am and Afternoons 2:00pm)

Nuno Feltmaking

£6

NUNO FELTMAKING - with Gillian Burbidge from Bicton College 30-minute workshop at a cost of £6. 00. Create a sumptuous nuno piece (approximately A3 in size) using finest merino, embellished with lustrous pearled Leicester Longwool and Silk fibres. "Tailor-made" for lampshade or vessel cover, and/or further embroidery.

To book in advance please contact Gillian Burbidge at  gillian.burbidge@bicton.ac.uk 

2pm-3:30pm every day

The Crafty Little Corner - Vintage Gothic Powertex Journal Workshop

£15

Come and visit The Crafty Little Corners stand to take part in their fabulous powertex workshops where you can create a vintage gothic journal. These workshops are very popular so contact thecraftylittlecorner@hotmail.com to book ahead and secure your place for this workshop.

Daily from 2:00-3:00 and from 3:30-4:30

Willow Weaving Workshop with Sarah Meikle

£5 per person

All abilities welcome.  Make a wreath, a heart, a bird feeder or a Christmas Tree in Somerset willow.  Children need to be accompanied by an adult please. Sarah Meikle will be also be demonstrating willow weaving from 1.30-2pm and 3-3.30pm on my stand.  To book onto this workshop please contact sarah@creative-escape.co.uk

11.00, 12.30, 14.00. Thursday 18th October 2018

Print, Print and Print

With Alison Hulme  10 seats per session, each session lasts an hour. A donation would be appreciated to cover costs. 

Book your seat with the WCE. Advance booking wcesherbornemem@gmail.com

Alison is a well-known and respected textile artist, demonstrating how to use stencils, stamps and Gelly plates.  Art Van Go have her as one of their regular demonstrators

See her work  at https://alisonhulmetextiles.wordpress.com/

Everyday at 11am to 12pm OR 2.30pm to 3.30pm

Quayside Postcard

Anne Hellyer - Stand number TBA

£7.00

Come along and create your own unique fabric “Quay Side” postcard to take home and stitch.  

This workshop will run for approximately one hour, in which time you will design your own A6 postcard featuring a little row of houses, using acrylic paint to embellish them. These will be mounted onto a background to create your own quay side scene, which you can then take home and stitch, either by hand or machine.

All the fabrics used are hand painted by Anne and she will also tell you how to create your own painted fabrics for future projects. 

This workshop can be run for up to 10 people. If you would like to book on to this workshop, please email  annehellyer@outlook.com  and include: Your name, how many people wish to take part in the workshop, and the date and time you wish to attend.

You can also book on to this workshop on the day of the show at Anne Hellyer's stand, however we reccommend that you book in advance.

Every day 11.30 - 1.00 and 2.00 - 3.30

Wire Sculpture Workshop

£12.50

Create a simple wire sculpture either freestanding or mounted in a plaster base. This simple approach to sculpture is suitable for anyone and no previous experience is required. It can be a useful addition to textile based work by providing a framework for felt structures, fabric jewellery, etc.

We will be using animals, figures or plant forms as the inspiration for our sculptures. All tools and materials provided.

Booking advised - please contact Melanie info@melaniedeegan.com, 07596 919787 or book on the day at the stand.

Friday 19th October at 11.00am OR 12.30pm OR 2.00pm

Creative Slow Stitch

G13

£5 for adults, free for children 

This workshop will be run by Paula Simpson, a member of Sherborne West Country Embroiderers. Her workshop is inspired by the mindfullness movement and you will get to make a lovely, simple card using a needle, natural cloth and thread. 

There are 10 place available for this workshop. If you would like to book on to this workshop, please email  wcesherbornemem@gmail.com  and include: The name of the workshop, your name, how many people wish to take part in the workshop, and the date and time you wish to attend.

Children are welcome in this workshop but must have a supervising adult. The adult does not have to take part if they do not want to. 

Friday 19th October at 10.15am OR 1.15pm OR 2.45pm

Take one stitch and master it!

G13

£5 for adults, free for children 

This workshop will be run by Ann Emery, a member of the Sherborne West Country Embroiderers. 

In this workshop you will make a gift card with an insert of a piece of textural embroidery using just one stitch, but using different sizes and thicknesses of the thread.

There are 10 place available for this workshop. If you would like to book on to this workshop, please email  wcesherbornemem@gmail.com  and include: The name of the workshop, your name, how many people wish to take part in the workshop, and the date and time you wish to attend.

Children are welcome in this workshop but must have a supervising adult. The adult does not have to take part if they do not want to. 

Everyday - 10am to 5pm (open all day)

Rag Rug Workshop Drop in

Stand M41

£3.20

Deborah from Rag Rug will be running Workshop, if you see a spare seat, sit down and have a go! Don't worry if its your first time. 

You will make a lovely little animal out of hessian to rag rug using a proddy technique. 

There are 12 spaces available on the Drop in workshop and children are allowed to take part. 

Here is a sneak peek at some of the products you could make. If you want to book onto the workshop please contact Deborah at deborah761@btinternet.com

      

Every day from 10.15 to 12:15 and 13:45 to 15:45

Learn the Art of Needle Tatted Lace

Stand 128 - Tatting and Design

£10

In this workshop, run by the lovely Barbara, you will make a lovely gift bag with a lace motif on it. 

This workshop does not require any experience and you will learn all the school need to needle tat a double stitch,  make a chain, ring and picot, how to do a join and how to read a pattern to make a simple lace motif to stitch onto a gift bag, or use as you wish. 

This fantastic workshop is for 6 participants only so make sure you book a place in advance. If you would like to book a place on this workshop, please email enquiry@tatting.co.uk and include:  The name of the workshop, your name, how many people wish to take part in the workshop, and the date and time you wish to attend.

This workshop is open to children 12 and above when accompanied by an adult. 

Everyday of the show

Christmas Tree Stack

Workshop Room 1 - Glass Garden Studio

£17

The Glass Garden Studio is holding Stained Glass Copper Foiling workshops at the show - no experience necessary, just a willingness to try something a little bit special with beautiful glass.  Lots of designs to choose from and we will guide you every step of the way!

 
 
The workshop will be running every day of the show at the following time;
 
10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 1:30, 2:30 & 3:30.  The cost is £17 and there will be 12 places available, Each workshop will last for around 1 hour. 
 
If you want to book onto this workshop please click the following link https://www.glassgardenstudio.com/christmas-tree-stack-i1885.htm

Everyday of the show

Bunting Workshop

Workshop Room 1 - Glass Garden Studio

£25

The Glass Garden Studio is holding Stained Glass Copper Foiling workshops at the show - no experience necessary, just a willingness to try something a little bit special with beautiful glass.  Lots of designs to choose from and we will guide you every step of the way!

The workshop will be running every day of the show at the following time;
 
10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 1:30, 2:30 & 3:30.  The cost is £25 and there will be 12 places available, Each workshop will last for around 1 hour.
 
If you want to book onto this workshop please click the following link https://www.glassgardenstudio.com/bunting-i2987.htm

Everyday of the show

Angel With A Heart

Workshop Room 1 - Glass Garden Studio

£15

The Glass Garden Studio is holding Stained Glass Copper Foiling workshops at the show - no experience necessary, just a willingness to try something a little bit special with beautiful glass.  Lots of designs to choose from and we will guide you every step of the way!

The workshop will be running every day of the show at the following time;
 
10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 1:30, 2:30 & 3:30.  The cost is £15 and there will be 12 places available, Each workshop will last for around 1 hour. 
 
If you want to book onto this workshop please click the following link https://www.glassgardenstudio.com/angel-with-heart-i1921.htm

Daily from 12:00-1:00

Felt Making Workshop with Sarah Meikle

£5 per person

All abilities welcome.  This workshop uses the wet felting process to create a piece of felt of your own design, with a wide range of exciting wool colours to choose from.  Children need to be accompanied by an adult please. To book onto this workshop please contact   sarah@creative-escape.co.uk

Every day 10.00 - 11.30 and 3.30 - 5.00

Drop-in Sculpture Casting Workshops

£5.00

Using high quality Crystacal plaster to cast natural shapes such as fossils, leaves, bark and other textures from silicone moulds, these can then be coloured using plaster pigments and metallic finishes. These shapes can be used as wall or window hangings, mounted in picture frames, in mobiles or even as jewellery. No experience needed, all tools and materials supplied. Allow around 45 minutes. Drop in on the day and have a go. £5 per casting.

Booking advised - please contact Melanie info@melaniedeegan.com

Everyday at 10.30 to 11.00am OR 14.15 to 14.45pm

Landscape Picture

£6.00

Come and join Fi Harris who is running this lovely Wet-Felting Make & Take.


You will get the chance to make a beautiful Landscape picture in just half an hour, the perfect introduction to the wonderful skill of wet-felting. 

Numbers are limited so please book by emailing FI HARRIS  at feltbyfi@gmail.com

Please come to Fi's stand on your arrival at the show to pay to confirm your place.

Everyday at 10am OR 11.30am OR 2.30pm for half an hour

Demonstrations in Wire work, Q&A with Holly Berkley

Free

The lovely Holly will be running demonstrations on how to create your own wire jewellery and wire craft. Holly is fantastically talented and will available to answers any questiosn you may have regarding wirework. 

Don't miss the chance to speak to an expert!

Thursday 18th October at 11.15am to 12.45pm OR 1.45pm to 3.15pm

Festive Bunting

The Craft Studio - Stand 67

£7.50

In this Christmassy workshop, you will make a lovely set of festive bunting. Using chipboard, inks,  stamps + resist techniques you will create a festive-style heart bunting, which will incorporate some pretty embellishments, made using Britannia dies.

If you would like to book on to this workshop, please email ruthnrosie@tiscali.co.uk and include: The name of the workshop, your name, how many people wish to take part in the workshop, and the date and time you wish to attend.

Saturday 20th October at 11.15am to 12.30pm OR 1.30pm to 2.45pm

Festive Tag

The Craft Studio - Stand 67

£6

In this Christmas workshop, you will make a lovely Festive tag.  Using chipboard, distress inks + oxides, stamps + resist techniques you will make a large decorative festive tag, which will incorporate some pretty embellishments, made using Britannia dies.

If you would like to book on to this workshop, please email ruthnrosie@tiscali.co.uk and include: The name of the workshop, your name, how many people wish to take part in the workshop, and the date and time you wish to attend.

Thursday 18th to Saturday 20th October 2018 at 11.00am OR 12.00pm OR 2.00pm OR 3.00pm

Experimental Wet Felting Workshop

Felt Sew Somerset - Stand G17

£5.00 

In this lovely workshop run by Tracey Bartlett, you will learn the traditional skill of wet felting. You will be shown how to handle and lay out the wool fibres as well how to embellish your work with wool curls. The final product will be a small piece of experimental flat felt to be use to cover a note book. This can then be embellished further at home with beads, sequins or buttons. 

Don't worry if you have never done wet felting before, this class is suitable for beginners so come and have a go! The workshop is also suitable for children, an adult should also be present to supervise but they do not need to participate.  

There are 5 spaces available on this workshop.  If you would like to book on to this workshop, please email  tracey.bartlett@uwclub.net and include: The name of the workshop, your name, how many people wish to take part in the workshop, and the date and time you wish to attend.

Everyday, Every hour

Key Ring and Fridge Magnets

Stand 5 - Craftlines of Milton Keynes

£2.50 

In this fun Make and Take, you will get the opportunity to make a Key Ring or Fridge Magnet. You will do a Pixel mosaic pattern when making your choice of product. 

There are six places available, if you would like to take part please just turn up to Stand 5 and see if there is a place!

This workshop is suitable for children, however an adult must accompany them even if they do not take part in the workshop. 

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