The Bath & West Showground 18th - 20th October 2018
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Demonstrations in Wire work, Q&A with Holly Berkley

Time: 10am & 11.30am & 2.30pm Running all 3 days

Location: Balcony Stand G7 - Holly Berkley Jewellery

Free to attend

The lovely Holly will be running demonstrations on how to create your own wire jewellery and wire craft. Holly is fantastically talented and will be available to answers any question you may have regarding wirework. Don't miss the chance to speak to an expert! Just pop along to her stand to book in!

Take one stitch and master it! - Friday Only Workshop

Time: Friday 19th October at 10.15am & 1.15pm & 2.45pm

Location: Balcony Stand G13 - West Country Embroiders. (Child Friendly)

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

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. 

Landscape Picture

Time: 10.30am & 2.15pm Running all 3 days

Location: Balcony Stand G12 - FeltbyFi

Cost to Attend: £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 and confirm up your place.

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

Powertex Mirror Workshop

Time: 10:45am finishing 1pm Running all 3 days

Location: Workshop Room 2 - The Crafty Little Corner

Cost to Attend: £25 Show Price Special!

Come and visit The Crafty Little Corners stand to take part in their fabulous powertex workshops where you can learn to create 30x30cm Powertex mirror workshop. These workshops are very popular so contact thecraftylittlecorner@hotmail.com to book ahead and secure your place for this workshop or click on the following link:  https://www.thecraftylittlecorner.co.uk/events

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.

Nuno Feltmaking with Gillian Burbidge from Bicton College

Time: 11am & 2pm Running all 3 days

Location: Hall2 Stand M28

Cost to Attend: £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 

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/

Quayside Postcard

Time: 11am & 2.30pm Running all 3 days

Location: Balcony Stand G1 - Anne Hellyer

Cost to Attend: £7

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 recommend that you book in advance.

Wire Sculpture Workshop - Melanie Deegan Sculpture

Time: 11.30am & 2.00pm Running all 3 days.

Location: Balcony Stand G5

Cost to Attend: £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.

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.

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.

Creating Watercolour effects

Time: 2.00pm Running all 3 days

Location: Balcony Stand G2 - Terri Koszler

Cost to Attend: £8.50

In this workshop you will learn quick and easy ways to produce a stunning watercolour effect which can be used in all your crafting projects – you don’t need to be a fine artist to use watercolours, they are a great tool for crafters and hobbyists too. 

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.

Willow Weaving Workshop with Sarah Meikle

Time: 2.00pm and 3:30pm Running all 3 dyas

Location: Balcony Stand G10 - Creative Escape

Cost to Attend: £5 

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

Robin Felting Picture Workshop

Time: 2.15pm Running all 3 days

Location: Stand 18 - The Makerss

Cost to Attend: £10

Come and learn to needle felt with The Makerss on this fun robin picture workshop!

Frame the picture or use it to create Christmas cards.

Numbers are limited - we are reserving 5 places 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 number 18 (near the entrance, behind Craft Habitat) to book.

You will take away your finished picture and your needle felting tools.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/needle-felt-robin-picture-workshop-craft4crafters-show-bath-west-tickets-50602050094

Felt Landscape Picture

Time: 2.30pm Running all 3 days

Location: Stand 19 - Joan Prowse

Cost to Attend: £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.

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 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.

Vintage Gothic Powertex Journal Workshop

Time: 2.30pm

Location: Workshop Room 2 - The Crafty Little Corner

Cost to Attend: £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 or click the following link  https://www.thecraftylittlecorner.co.uk/events

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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