Craft4Crafters
The Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet. BA4 6QN 17th - 19th October 2019
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An intro to scrumble crochet

Running Time: 10.00am-11.30am

Location: Balcony Stand G1 - Casalana

Cost to attend: £15

Scrumble crochet is a free form crochet art where you build up in layers and add embelishments to each piece.  Once you have learnt this technique you can make lots of lovely items including bags, cushions scarves and much more just let your imagination run wild!   In this class we will learn to make a simple brooch using various yarns, beads and buttons.  At the end of the class you will have a pretty brooch to take home.  All materials supplied.  Max 10 per class.

An intro to carding and spinning from raw fleece

Running Time: 2:30pm-4:15pm

Location: Balcony Stand G1 - Casalana

Cost to attend: £20

An introduction to carding and spinning from raw fleece.  Have you ever thought you might like to learn to spin you own yarns?  This is your chance to try before you buy. Learn to prepare and spin your own yarns from raw fleece using traditional methods of carding and hand spinning on an Ashford traditional wheel.  In this class you will learn to card (comb) the raw fleece in preparation for spinning the fleece and then how to spin and ply the fleece.  Max 3 per class.

Learn to weave on peg looms

Running Time: 12:00-2:00

Location: Balcony Stand G1 - Casalana

Coast to attend: £20

This is a fun class learning to weave on peg looms which are a great introduction to the art of weaving and an affordable and accessible way to create beautiful cushions and rugs for your home or accessories such as handbags for yourself.  You can also make fabulous wall hangings and pictures once you have learn the technique of weaving with fibre using different textures and colours.  All materials supplied.  Max 5 per class.

Wonky-Eyed Birds

Running Time: 1:15pm-2:15pm

Location: Balcony Stand G17 - Big Sky Textiles

Cost to attend: £8

Take a break from the busy show to spend an hour making your own little characterful bird at this creative and mindful hand-sewing workshop. We’ll use beautiful woollen fabric and British wool stuffing and then bring the birds to life with vintage buttons, handspun yarns, silk threads and beads.

All materials are provided for the workshop. You will need confidence in some very basic sewing techniques to make your bird but it’s nothing at all complicated!

Each workshop is limited to 8 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.  

Willow Lantern Making

Running Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm

Location: Balcony Stand G9 - Creative Escape

Cost to attend: £7

All abilities welcome, please wear suitable clothes and lightweight garden gloves (optional).  Construct a willow framework, then cover with tissue paper and  insert a battery candle light. Children need to be accompanied by an adult please. 
 
 

To prebbok please email sarah@creative-escape.co.uk with details of which workshop, times and how many people are attending. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised.

Printing And Bookmaking Workshop

Running Times: 11:00am and 3:00pm on Saturday 19th

Location: Mendip Hall Stand M25- Creative South West Textiles

Price to attend: £10

Create a simple pamphlet book with a unique designed cover using simple print techniques, then, turn it into a pamphlet book learning a basic bookmaking process.  Much of the equipment used will be items available in your home,  so you will be able to build on what you have learnt in the workshop and continue to develop your skills.  Materials and tools provided, but if you have items you want to use for printing, please bring them along.  

Although there may be some spaces available on the day, in order to ensure your Creative South West workshop place, please prebook by email: creativesouthwesttextiles@gmail.com

stating the date and time of the workshop you would like to attend.

Origami Waxed Wrap

Running Times: 10:30am, 12:00pm, 2:30pm and 4:00pm

Location: Mendip Hall Stand M25- Creative South West Textiles

Cost to attend: £6

Using waxed fabric you will learn how to fold and make a beautiful sustainable wrap to take away, for carrying food on the go. Ideal for School lunch boxes!

Although there may be some spaces available on the day, in order to ensure your Creative South West workshop place, please prebook by email: creativesouthwesttextiles@gmail.com

stating the date and time of the workshop you would like to attend.

Fifty Bees

Running Time: 11:00am-1:00pm

Location: Mendip Hall Stand M6 - ACEarts

Cost to Attend: FREE

Make British Bees in Needle Felted wool and stitch with Lydia Needle of FIFTY BEES.
Watch as bees emerge from the wool as you learn how it can be moulded and sculpted.
Running from 11am till 1pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday and each bee takes 1.5 to 2 hours so do plan your time. First come first served.
Uses sharp tools so suitable for ages 8 upward, under 16s must be supervised by an adult.
 
The bees will be kept by Lydia to be added to the growing installation which will be on show in Somerset in 2022

Sonias Macrame Hanging Baskets

Running Times: 10:30am-11:30am, 12:00pm-1:00pm, 1:30pm-2:30pm and 3:00pm-4:00pm

Location: Mendip Hall Stand M27 - Sonia's Marcame Crafts

Cost to Attend: £15

Visit Sonia's workshop and be taught how to make a hanging basket, which you can make and take home. Maximum of 4 people 

Hand Embroided Buttons

Running Times: 11:00am and 3:00pm on the 17th and 18th

Location: Mendip Hall Stand M29 - The Art of the Needle

Cost to Attend: £7.50

Join Liz & Helen to stitch your own mini embroidery which you will then make into a big button.  All materials and instructions will be provided.  Learn too about our new embroidery classes in Exeter.  Workshops running on 17th and 18th October at 11am and 3pm. Duration 90mins. No workshops running on 19th October. Maximum 6 people.

Create Your Own Lampshade Design

Running Times: 10:20am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm and 3:00pm

Location: Balcony Stand G6- Paper Shades

Cost to attend: £20

Join a table of creativity and have fun with a vast range of paper which you can collage into a design. Your design will then be printed on the spot and turned into a beautiful paper lampshade you can take home. It will cost to attend  £20 each and that includes the beautiful lampshade you will take home (you can pay on the day in cash or by card and you can also pay in advance by bank transfer). There is room for up to 10 people a time at this workshop, workshops last around 1 hour (longer if needed).

 Email Ros at hello@papershades.co.uk  to book a slot or just turn up on the day and join the table.

Intro To Tatting

Running Times: 10:20am-12:00pm and 1:30pm-3:00pm

Location: Stand 47 - Tatting & Design

Cost to Attend: £10

This workshop is an introduction to the beautiful art of tatting with a needle to produce a pretty lace motif that can be used on a card or gift tag. You will learn the basic stitch , how to read a pattern, how to make rings and chains and picots how to join the motif. It's an amazing opportunity to learn a new skill opening up a huge range of lace possibilities. 
 
To pre-book please email enquiry@tatting.co.uk with details of which workshop, times and how many are attending. Please note that spaces are limited so pre-booking is advised. 

Herewith Janna needle felt session

Running Times: 10:30am-11:30am and 2:30pm-3:30pm

Location: Balcony Stand G11 - Gill Burbidge School of Fibrecraft

Cost to Attend: £8

Needle felt a Christmas decoration using wire armature. This project can be tricky for beginners, though more than welcome to attend. Cost £8-00 pre booking essential to guarantee a slot.

Running every day 10h30 and 14h30 for 1 hour.

Please email Janna to arrange bookings flock2felts@gmail.com Please pay in the morning.

Knitting

Running Times: 10:15am-11:12am and 3:00pm-4:00pm

Location: Stand M10 - Monica Russel

Cost to Attend: £12

 Have you struggled with Fair Isle Knitting?                    

Join Search Press author Monica to create your own pieces of Fair Isle. You will master the skills of changing yarn colours, reading charts and patterns and be able to produce your own Fair Isle samples to take home. This workshop is for people who can cast on and off and knit and purl confidently. All yarns and tools will be provided.                   

 

To pre book either email Monica at theknitknacks@gmail.com or telephone her on 01892 785035 with your details and time and date of workshop. More information is available at https://www.theknitknacks.co.uk/event/2   

Pre booking is advisable as there are limited spaces. 

 

Block Printing On Fabric Intro.

Running Time: 2:45pm-3:30pm Everyday

Location: Stand 64 - FELTbyFI

Cost to Attend: £8

Join Fi, from FELTbyFI, for an inspiring and creative 'make & take' introduction to block printing on fabric. Cut your own soft lino block and get printing! ADULTS ONLY (sharp tools used)
To book please email feltbyfi@gmail.com with details of which workshop, time and how many people wish to attend. Please note that spaces are limited so pre-booking is advised (maximum 10)

Stitch and Chat

All Day Drop-In Session

Location: Balcony Stands G14 & G13- West Country Embroiders

Cost to attend: FREE

Come down to the west country embroiderer's stand and stitch into our embroidery for as long as you like. Use this opportunity to have a rest and talk to us about what we do.

 


Batik Taster Workshop

Running Time: 11:00am

Location: Mendip Hall Stand M5 - Jo Whiteland

Cost To Attend: £10

Learn the art of batik: applying wax onto fabric as a resist before painting on fabric dyes. There will be time to apply wax using tjantings (Indonesian wax pens) and brushes and painting on dyes twice to build up colour and texture. You will produce a final design (approx 25cm x 25cm) to take away with instructions on how to finish at home. 4 designs to choose from or create your own. Maximum 6 people, each design should take approximately 90 mins to finish. Please book on the day.

Silk Paper Making

Running Times: Thurs 17th & Fri 18th- 11:00am, 1:30pm & 3:00pm

Location: Mendip Hall Stand M25- Creative South West Textiles

Cost To Attend: £12

You will be able to create a beautiful and individual piece of silk paper, incorporating dried flower petals, with threads and silk fibre embellishment.
Your silk paper can then be mounted and framed, used for decorative card making, or as exquisite wrapping paper.
All materials are provided. 

Although there may be some spaces available on the day, in order to ensure your Creative South West workshop place, please prebook by email: creativesouthwesttextiles@gmail.com

stating the date and time of the workshop you would like to attend.

Make a Fused Glass Necklace Pendant

Running Times: Thurs 17th- 10:15am, Fri 18th- 3:15pm & Sat-10:15am

Location: Stand 19 - Creative Glass Guild

Cost To Attend: £20

Discover fusing glass, including beautiful dichroic glass and discover how to use it to make a necklace pendant of your own design. Your teacher, an experienced fused glass jewellery designer, will show you lots of different samples to open up your mind to the creative possibilities. The piece you make will be fused overnight in our kilns and posted out to you after the session free of charge, along with a bail, cord necklace and jewellery glue so you can finish your necklace at home. Sessions are approximately 1 hour. Max 30 people per session, 2 sessions per day.

Visit: https://www.creativeglassguild.co.uk/cat/courses/craft4crafters-taster-sessions for booking and more info.

Make a Stained Glass Mirror

Running Times: Thurs 17th- 3:15pm

Location: Stand 19 - Creative Glass Guild

Cost To Attend: £20

The stained glass process is one that hasn’t changed in decades. Get to grips with this traditional craft and produce your own stained glass mirror to take home. You will learn to assemble and solder the piece in an inspiring environment, with a tutor who is an expert in the field. Sessions are approximately 1 hour. Max 30 people per session, 1 session per day.

Visit: https://www.creativeglassguild.co.uk/cat/courses/craft4crafters-taster-sessions for booking and more info.

Make a Colored Glass Boat

Running Times: 12:45pm Everyday

Location: Stand 19 - Creative Glass Guild

Cost To Attend: £20

 

Learn the copper foiling process to make your own colourful boat decoration. You will choose your glass, copper foil, solder and attach a hook to your piece ready to take home and show off. Sessions are approximately 1 hour. Max 30 people per session, 1 session per day.

Visit: https://www.creativeglassguild.co.uk/cat/courses/craft4crafters-taster-sessions for booking and more info.

Traditional Beaten Wire Ring

Running Times: 11am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm, 4pm

Location: Balcony Stand G16 - Holly Berkley Jewellery

Cost To Attend: £10

 

Make your own traditional beaten ring using a jewellers  hammer and mini anvil. Class duration aprox. 10 mins.

Price includes tools and materials, max 12 people per class.

Weave Earrings

Running Times: 11:30am, 1:30pm, 3pm, 4:30pm

Location: Balcony Stand G16 - Holly Berkley Jewellery

Cost To Attend: £10

 

Make your own pair of beaten wire wave earrings using a jewellers  hammer and mini anvil. Class duration aprox. 10 mins.

Price includes tools and materials, max 12 people per class.

Necklaces

Running Times: 11:00am and 2:00pm

Location: Stand G3 - Celyn Textiles

Cost To Attend: £15

Join  Sheila at the Celyn Textiles workshop to learn free stitching over cords and how to form it into a necklace, you can then attach beads to add to the design. Each sessions is one hour long.

Make a Colourful Glass Ladder

Running Times: Thursday 2:00pm, Friday 11:30am, Saturday 2:00pm

Location: Stand 19 - Creative Glass Guild

Cost To Attend: £20.00

 Learn the copper foiling process to produce your own multi-coloured stained glass suncatcher. Choose from a large range of colours, copper foil and solder them before adding a hook to your piece to hang it in a window or in the garden at home. Watch the light interact with your piece in a way that only glass will allow!

Sessions are approximately 1 hour. Max 30 people per session, 2 sessions per day.

If you would like to book on to this workshop, pleas click here - https://www.creativeglassguild.co.uk/prod/craft4crafters-make-a-colourful-glass-ladder

Make a Fused Glass Suncatcher

Thursday 11:30am, Friday 2:00pm, Saturday 11:30am

Stand 19 - Creative Glass Guild

Cost To Attend: £20.00 

 Explore the possibilities of using metal inclusions and glass enamels to create your own fused glass suncatcher to hang in a window. You will learn some of the core skills for glass fusing and how to construct a piece for kiln firing. The piece you make will be fused overnight in our kilns and posted out to you after the session free of charge.

Sessions are approximately 1 hour. Max 30 people per session, 2 sessions per day.

If you would like to book on to this workshop, please click here - https://www.creativeglassguild.co.uk/prod/craft4crafters-make-a-fused-glass-suncatcher

Willow Baskets or Christmas Tree Workshop

Running Times: 12:00-1:00

Location: Balcony Stand G9 - Creative Escape

Cost To Attend: £5

All abilities welcome, choose from making a Willow Christmas Tree or Willow Basket.  Add your own decorations to your finished item. 

Please wear suitable clothes, lightweight garden gloves are optional.  Children need to be accompanied by an adult please. 

£5.00 per person, booking advised.

Create A Nuno Lampshade

Running Times: 1:15pm-2:15pm

Location: Balcony Stand G11 - Gill Burbidge School of Fibrecraft

Cost to Attend: £8

Create a sumptuous nuno piece (approx. A3 in size) using finest merino, embellished with lustrious pearled Leicester Longwool and silk fibres. "Tailor Made" for lampshade or vessel cover, and/or further embroidery.

To prebook please email Gillianburbidge2@gmail.com. Please note spaces are limited so prebooking is advised.

Make A Copper Foiled Star

Running Times: 10:15am Friday 18th and 3:15pm Saturday 19th

Location: Stand 19 - Creative Glass Guild

Cost To Attend: £19.99

Learn the copper foiling process to produce your own stained glass star. Choose from a large range of colours, copper foil and solder them before adding a hook to your piece to hang it in a window or in the garden at home. Watch the light interact with your piece in a way that only glass will allow!

Please note that our workshops are not suitable for students under the age of 16.

Spaces are limited and bookings are not transferrable unless agreed 7 days prior to the event.

Please visit: www.creativeglassguild.co.uk for pre-booking and more information.

Making A Tote Bag

Running Times: 11am and 1pm

Location: Mendip Hall Stand M28 - Tote Bags And Textiles

Cost To Attend: £15

The workshops will be 'Making a Tote Bag' with lots of options to personalise the bag.  The workshop will include a pre-cut bag a pattern, instructions, ideas for altering the pattern and/or personalising the bag, plus a free A4 sheet of bonding paper and a small bag of sewing clips.

Each session is 1hr30mins, max 5 People per workshop.

To prebbok please email: barbi.j@live.co.uk with details of which workshop, times and how many people are attending. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised.

Needle Felt Harvest Mouse Workshop

Running Time: 1:30pm-2:30pm

Location: Stand 18 - The Makerss

Cost To Attend: £10

Daily Needle Felt Harvest Mouse WorkshopCome and learn to needle felt with Steffi from The Makerss on this sweet harvest mouse workshop! Learn simple wire armature techniques and add details, to create your own harvest mouse! 

10 places available per workshop - 5 online in advance, 5 places reserved for people booking on the day, so if the event is sold out online you have a chance on the day, just come straight to our stand to book (sorry we cannot reserve spaces in advance if sold out online, just turn up on the day).

£10 per person (£9.90 if booking online) - You will take away your finished item, your needle felting tools and printed instructions.

Booking link: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/needle-felt-harvest-mouse-workshop-craft4crafters-show-bath-west-tickets-71038071785

Mosaic Leaves

Running Time: 11am

Location: TBA

Cost To Attend: £20

Make 2 or 3 autumn leaves for your wall or to use as a coaster.

Sessions are approx. 2 hours,

Max number of participents is 8, some spaces may be available on the day, pre-booking is advised visit: www.rattraymosaics.co.uk/courses

Mosaic Pendants

Running Time: 2:30pm on Friday 18th and Saturday 19th

Location: TBA

Cost To Attend: £20

Make 2 pendants using glass, and millefiori tiles. Sessions approx. 1hr30mins.

Max 8 spaces. Spaces may be available on the day, however pre-booking is advised, visit: www.rattaraymosaics.co.uk/courses 

Furzie Felt

Running Times: 10.30am, 1pm, 3pm Everyday

Location: Mendip Hall Stand M16 - Furzie Felt

Price to attend: £10 per person

Needle-felt a Furzie animal head from wool on a decorative twizzle stick. The workshops are £10, last 60 to 90 minutes and include materials to make and take home an animal head. Suitable for beginners and those with experience, adults and children over 12 years.

Your animal may vary from the photo and depends upon available colours.  Spaces are limited to six per workshop.  Places may be available on the day, but you can pre-book here:  https://www.furzie.co.uk/events

Contempory Nuno Feltmaking

Running Times: 11:45am-12:45am and 3:45pm-4:45pm

Location: Balcony Stand G11 - Gill Burbidge School of Fibrecraft

Cost to Attend: £8 

To prebook please email rose.ruffell@gmail.com with details of which workshop, which times and how many people are attending.

 

Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Lean To Spin With A Drop Spindle

Running Times: 10:30am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm and 3:30pm everyday

Location: Balcony Stand G10 - Susan Borrett

Cost To Attend: £6

learn to spin using a drop spindle and fleece to produce your own yarn. 

To prebook please email sborrett@hotmail.com with details of which workshop, times and how many people are attending. Please note that spaces are limited to 5 per session so prebooking is advised. 

Beaten Feather Earring

Running Time: 10:30am, 12pm, 2pm, 3:30pm

Location: Balcony Stand G16 - Holly Berkley Jewellery

Cost To Attend: £10

 

Make your own pair of beaten wire “feather” earrings using a jewellers  hammer and mini anvil. Class duration aprox. 10 mins.

Price includes tools and materials, max 12 people per class.

Paint Pouring Workshop

Running Times: 10:00am- 11:00am, 11:30am-12:30pm, 1:30pm-2:30pm & 3:00pm-4:00pm

Location: Workshop room 4 - Paint Pouring .com

Price to attend: £15 for one tile or £20 for two

My name is Sarah Kennard and I’m passionate about paint pouring.  It’s a wonderful activity that allows anyone to create beautiful images regardless of artistic or creative ability.  Come along alone or with friends and you’ll be able watch something wonderful and/or book a workshop session to create your own unique work of art!

The Paint Pouring Workshop allows you to get hands on experience of paint pouring and you take home one or two unique works of art. For more information come and see me in the Paint Pouring room, contact me or have a look at my website and Facebook page.

Wet Felted 2D 'Autumn moorland' Landscape

Running Time: 10:30am-11:15am Everyday

Location: Stand 64 - FELTbyFI

Cost to Attend: £8.00

Join Fi, from FELTbyFI, for an inspiring and creative 'make & take'. Use merino wool, silk and other natural fibres to make a wet felted ‘AUTUMN MOORLAND’ LANDSCAPE. 
To book please email feltbyfi@gmail.com with details of which workshop, time and how many people wish to attend. Please note that spaces are limited so pre-booking is advised (maximum 12)

Silk Painting Workshop with Sarah Meikle

Running Time: 10:30am-11:30am

Location: Balcony Stand G9 Creative Escape

Cost to Attend: £7

All abilities welcome.  Come and experience painting on silk with a wide range of exciting colours and a selection of hand drawn designs to choose from.  Children need to be accompanied by an adult please. 

To prebbok please email sarah@creative-escape.co.uk with details of which workshop, times and how many people are attending. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Needle Felt Mole Workshop

Running Time: 10:30am-11:30am

Location: Stand 18 - The Makerss

Cost to Attend: £10

Come and learn to needle felt with Sophie from The Makerss on this fun mole workshop! Learn to shape wool and add details, to create your own cute mole, complete with scarf and glasses!
10 places available per workshop - 5 online in advance, 5 places reserved for people booking on the day, so if the event is sold out online you have a chance on the day, just come straight to our stand to book (sorry we cannot reserve spaces in advance if sold out online, just turn up on the day).
£10 per person (£9.90 if booking online) - You will take away your finished item, your needle felting tools and printed instructions.

Booking link:  www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/needle-felt-mole-workshop-craft4crafters-show-bath-west-tickets-71034637513

Hand Felted Soaps

Running Times: 11:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm and 3:00pm

Location: Balcony Stand G12 - Felt Sew Somerset

Cost to Attend: £5.00 

Why not join us for this fun filled workshop.
Hand felted soaps are naturally exfoliating, so you can jump in the shower just as it is, it is also naturally anti-bacterial, it won’t leave any residue on your sink, the soap will last longer and the felt will continue to shrink down with the soap as it is used, continuing to look attractive and small lovely.
 
You will be using merino wool and silk and be shown how to lay down the fibres around your soap, before felting it. The workshop will take 45 mins – an hour.
 
Up to 5 people at each time slot. For booking email: tracey.bartlett63@outlook.com

Caravan or Campervan Coaster

Running Times: 10:30am-11:30am and 12:30pm-1:30pm

Location: Stand G2- Anne Hellyer

Cost to Attend: £8

Creating a unique fabric coaster to take home and stitch you will be using a combination of appliqué, paint, pens, coloured pencils and my hand painted fabrics. There will be a several designs to choose from. The cost also  includes the backing fabric, heat resistant wadding and bias binding needed  to complete the project at home.  You can book in advance by emailing me at annehellyer@outlook.com.  Maximum of 9 people. A busy but fun hour, not only will you have a memento of your visit to the show to keep, or send to a friend. You will also learn how to create your own painted fabrics for future projects

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

Needle Felted Country Scene

Running Times: 11:00am-12:00pm on Thurs 17th and Sat 19th

Location: Stand 21- Joan Prowse

Cost To Attend: £8

Suitable for beginners and accompanied children over 9 years of age.
Brand new for this show.
Learn the techniques of needle felting flat work with Joan and take home this A5 scene. You will be guided through all stages to create this image and have chance to try out tools and equipment. All materials are included.
To book contact Joan on projo1joan@yahoo.co.uk or 07817623401

Screen Printing On Paper Intro.

Running Time: 11:45am-12:30pm Everyday

Location: Stand 64 - FELTbyFI

Cost to Attend: £8.00 

Join Fi, from FELTbyFI, for an inspiring and creative 'make & take'. An informative, have-a-go introduction to SCREEN PRINTING. Learn low-tech processes so you can screen print at home! ADULTS ONLY (sharp tools used)
To book please email feltbyfi@gmail.com with details of which workshop, time and how many people wish to attend. Please note that spaces are limited so pre-booking is advised (maximum 9)

Willow Decoration Workshop

Running Time: 3:30pm-4:30pm

Location: Balcony Stand G9 - Creative Escape

Cost to Attend: £5.00

All abilities welcome, come and make a willow heart, stars, dream catcher, wreath, trivet or item of your choice.  Please wear suitable clothing and bring lightweight gardening gloves (optional).  Children need to be accompanied by an adult please. 

To book onto this workshop please contact  sarah@creative-escape.co.uk

Laminated Make-Up Bag

Running Times: 11:30-12:30 and 1:30-2:30

Location: Stand 38A- Sewing Sanctury

Cost to Attend: £15

Join Sewing Sanctury's fantastic workshop and in just one hour learn: how to sew laminated fabric, the differences between laminated cotton and oil cloth, how to insert a zip, how to make a sugar bowl bottom bag and the art of embellishment. All materials are included, maximum 6 people per workshop. For more info email: info@sewing-sanctuary.com, wokshop works on a first come first serve basis.

Beach Hut Mixed Media Needle Felted Collage

Running Times: Thurs 17th 1:30pm-2:30pm and Fri 18th 11:00am-12:00pm

Location: Stand 21- Joan Prowse

Cost to Attend: £8

This workshop is brand new to this show and is suitable for adult beginners.
Learn how to combine needle felting with mixed media to create this scene. Joan will teach technique and take you through each stage to create this collage. All materials and use of tools are included.
 
To book please contact Joan on projo1joan@yahoo.co.uk or 07817623401

Peg Loom Rug Weaving

Running Times: 10.30am-11.45am and 3.45pm-5pm

Loctaion: Stand G17- Big Sky Textiles

Cost to Attend: £12

Wether starting the day or finishing it, come and experiance this fun and relaxing workshop, making your own small rug or seat cushion using beautiful wool selvedge yarn.  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. This workshop is usually very popular and often sells out so please do book early to secure your place.  

Needle Felt Your Own Pet Portrait

Running Time: 1:30-2:30pm Fri 18th and Sat 19th

Location: Stand 21- Joan Prowse

Cost to Attend: £8

Experience necessary.
 
Bring your own photo and learn the techniques to create your own 2D/3D head portrait. Joan will teach and guide you through how to create your own personal pet in wool. All materials and use of tools is included. This workshop is scheduled for an hour, but is likely to run over if you wish to complete it at the show, but you will know all the methods and be given sufficient materials to continue at home should you need to go after the hour. 
 
To book contact Joan on projo1joan@yahoo.co.uk or 07817623401

Wet Felted Bunting

Running Time: 1:30pm-2:15pm Everyday

Location: Stand 64 - FELTbyFI

Cost to Attend: £8.00 

Join Fi, from FELTbyFI, for an inspiring and creative 'make & take'. Use merino wool and other natural fibres to make bunting. Choose from either AUTUMN or CHRISTMAS themed colours and shapes (template to take away)
To book please email feltbyfi@gmail.com with details of which workshop, time and how many people wish to attend. Please note that spaces are limited so pre-booking is advised (maximum 12)

Key Ring and Fridge Magnets

Time: Every-hour Running

Location: Stand 68 - Craftlines of Milton Keynes

Cost to Attend £2.50 

In this fun Make and Take, you will get the opportunity to make a Key Ring or Fridge Magnet. 

There are six places available, if you would like to take part please just turn up to Stand 68 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. 

Marbling Tiles

All Day Drop-In Session

Stand 36 - Marbling4Fun

Cost to Atttend: £5.00

Marbling Tiles workshop with new fluorescent colours!
Craig teaches ancient and contemporary marbling techniques.
With his guidance you will create a professional marbling print.
Workshops on a first come first serve basis until all tiles are out of stock.
Maximum 3 people  per session.

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