The Bath & West Showground 18th - 20th October 2018
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Groovi Parchment with Papercraft Inspirations

Time: 10.30am & 12.30pm & 2.30pm Running all 3 days

Location: Stand 11

Cost to Attend: £5.00

In this workshop, the talented Sylvia Carr will teach you the Groovi way! You will make a lovely parchment craft card using Groovi templates. No experience is needed to take part. 

With lots of different designs to create something unique, you are sure to take home something you will love. 

This workshop is for 4 people at a time only so if you would like to take part make sure you book a place! Click on the following link to secure your place www.papercraftinspiration.co.uk/book-online

This workshop is suitable for children, however there must be an accompanying adult present who does not have to take part in the workshop if they do not wish to. 

Block Printing with Magical Transfer Paints

Thursday & Friday: 10:30am, 12:30pm, 2:00pm Saturday: 11:00am, 12:30pm

Location: Hall2 Stand M42 - Mary Gamester

Cost to Attend: £5

Workshops on stand – class Timetable

Classes run Thursday, Friday and Saturday

Come and enjoy playing with block printing with these magical transfer paints  to make a design which, when dry, will be heat transferred on to fabric. You will take this lovely piece of art  home to embellish with stitch to make up into a card - (card, envelope and wadding included). 

Spaces are limited so we advise you book early by contacting Mary directly at maryg@the-gamesters.co.uk

Parchment Craft Taster Session

Time: 11am & 12.00pm & 1.30pm & 2.30pm & 3.30pm Running all 3 days

Location: Balcony Stand G14 - The Association of Parchment Craft

Cost to Attend: TBA

The Association of Parchment Craft will be running taster sessions for you to have a go at this lovely craft. 

The session will give you the opportunity to try some of the tools and techniques used in parchment craft. 

You will have the opportunity to make either a mouse, penguin or a snowman and each class will take around 30 to 45 minutes. 

  

Creative Slow Stitch (Friday Only)

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

Location: Balcony Stand G13 - West Country Embroiderers

Cost to Attend: £5 for adults, Children accompanied Go Free

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. 

Folk Art Applique (Saturday Only)

Time: Saturday 20th October at 11.00am & 12.30pm & 2.00pm

Location: Balcony Stand G13 - West Country Embroiders

Cost to Attend: £5 for Adults, Children accompanied Go Free

This workshop is run by Pascale Taylor, a member the of Embroiderers Guild, in conjunction with the Young Embroiderers Guild.

Pascale will teach you to make a lovely, small card using colourful folk art images on black material. 

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.  

Experimental Wet Felting Workshop (Child Friendly)

Time: 11am & 12pm & 2pm & 3pm Running all 3 days

Location: Balcony Stand G17 - Felt Sew Somerset

Cost to Attend: £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.

Print, Print and Print with Alison Hulme (Thursday Only)

Time: Thursday 18th October 11.00am & 12.30pm & 2.00pm

Location: Balcony Stand G13 - West Country Embroiderers

Cost to Attend: Donations

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. There are 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

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

Needle Felt Pose-able Mice demonstration

Time: 12.00pm Running all 3 days.

Location: Stand 18 - The Makerss

Cost to Attend: FREE

Come and join Sophie Buckley from The Makerss at the Craft4Crafters Show for a free demo to see how you can make a needle felted mouse using wire armature needle felting techniques. These mice are so fun to make, so get inspired, no need to book just show up!

Laminated Pouch

Time: 12.00pm & 2.00pm Running all 3 days

Location: Stand 38a - The Sewing Sanctuary

Cost to Attend: 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.

Scrapbooking and home decor with Altenew Products

Time: 12.00pm Running all 3 days.

Location: Balcony Stand G2 - Terri Koszler

Cost to Attend: £8.00

In this workshop you will learn how to use stamping techniques to create larger projects, it could be a scrapbook page or a piece of home décor. If you’ve never scrapbooked before this is a perfect introduction, bring along a photo or two and we’ll create a piece you’ll be proud of. If home decor is more your thing, you can create a piece to take home and add to a box frame. 

If you would like to book on to this workshop, please email tkoszler@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.

Felt Making Workshop with Sarah Meikle

Time: 12.00pm Running all 3 days.

Location: Balcony Stand G10 - Creative Escape

Cost to Attend: £5.00

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

Laminated Pouch

Time: 12.00pm & 2.00pm Running all 3 days

Location: Stand 38A - The Sewing Sanctuary

Cost to Attend: 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.

Make and Take with Rosemary

Time: 12pm & 3pm Running all 3 days

Location: Hall2 Stand M9 - Rosie Quilts

Cost to Attend: FREE

Learn the layered Trapunto Technique behind the making of this, and other quilts by Rosemary

Seascape - Make it Paisley

Time: 12.15pm Running all 3 days

Location: Balcony Stand G12

Cost to Attend: £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 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

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