The Westpoint Centre, Exeter. Devon. EX5 1DJ 13th Feb - 15th Feb 2020
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Westpoint Workshops 2019... What a lot we've got planned for you!

If you would like to take part in one of the many Workshops running over the course of the show, you can book online by selecting the booking link (where offered).   Or just turn up on the day and book.   If you are having problems booking online or need some advice on the classes, please email workshops@craft4crafters.co.uk with the details of the workshop you would like to attend. Remember to include your name, as well as the title, date and time of the workshop. Any payments should be paid on arrival to the workshop tutor.

If you don't know what day you are attending the show, you can book when you arrive by visiting the workshop registration desk located just inside the doors. Spaces on some workshops are limited so we advise that you book as soon as you arrive, to avoid disappointment.

To book a place on a workshop please follow links below: 

Workshops

Quayside Postcard

Time: 11:45am 12:45pm and 1:00pm 2:00pm everyday

Location: Stand 94 (Anne Hellyer)

Cost to Attend: £7

 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. 

To prebook  please email  annehellyer@outlook.com with details of which workshop, times and how many people are attending. Please note spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Wet Felted Landscape

Times: 11:00am-11:30am everyday

Location: Workshop room (Felt by Fi)

Cost to attend: £6

Join Fi, from FELTbyFI, for an inspiring and creative 'make & take'.Use merino wool and silk fibres to make a wet felted LANDSCAPE. 

To prebook please email feltbyfi@gmail.com with details of which workshop, times and how many people are attending. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Screen Printing Intro

Times: 3:30pm-4:15pm everyday

Location: Workshop room (Felt by Fi)

Cost to attend: £8

Join Fi, from FELTbyFI, for an inspiring and creative 'make & take' An informative, have-a-go introduction to SCREEN PRINTING. 

To prebook please email feltbyfi@gmail.com with details of which workshop, times and how many people are attending. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Transfer painting

Times: 40-60 mins at 10:30am, 12:30pm, 2:00pm -Thursday & Friday, 11:00am, 12:30pm - Saturday

Location: Stand 135 (Mary Gamester)

Cost to attend: £5 

Come and enjoy colouring in a picture with these magical transfer paints, when dry it will be heat transferred on to fabric. You will have time to stitch, embellish a lovely piece of art to make up into a card and take home to finish (card, envelope and wadding included). 

To prebook please email maryg@the-gamesters.co.uk with details of which workshop, times and how many people are attending. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Rag Rug

Times: Running throughout the day, drop in

Location: Stand 61 (Rag Rug Textiles)

Cost to attend: £3.50

Make a sari silk corsage or animal such as a ladybird. learn a new craft and complete an item you can wear at the show. This workshop lasts 10-20 mins.

No need to prebook, simply drop in. 

Laminated Make-up Bag

Times: 11:30am- 12:30pm, 1:00pm-2:00pm & 2:30pm-3:30pm Thursday & Friday

Location: Stand 145 (Sewing Sanctuary)

Cost to attend: £15 

Join Sarah to create your own Laminated Make-up Bag. 

To prebook please email info@sewing-sanctuary.com with details of which workshop, times and how many people are attending. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Spring Flower Bunting

Times: 11:15am - 12:30pm, 1:30pm - 2:45pm Thursday only

Location: Stand 30 (The Craft Studio)

Cost to attend: £7

Come along and create a pretty mixed media bunting, based on mountboard and using a mix of distress inks and oxides, stencils and stamps. Perfect to bring Spring in to your craft room, or as a gift! 

To prebook please email ruthnrosie@tiscali.co.uk with details of which workshop, times and how many people are attending. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Spring Fairy Wall Hanging

Times: 11:15am - 12:30pm, 1:30pm - 2:45pm Friday only

Location: Stand 30 (The Craft Studio)

Cost to attend: £7

Join us to make a pretty wall hanging with 4 small mountboard panels, and using distress oxides and Lavinia stamps..oh and of course some sparkle! makes a lovely gift for a friend or for yourself. 

To prebook please email ruthnrosie@tiscali.co.uk with details of which workshop, times and how many people are attending. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Pocket + Tag Mini Journal

Times: 11:15am - 12:30pm, 1:30pm - 2:45pm Saturday only

Location: Stand 30 (The Craft Studio)

Cost to attend: £7 

In this workshop we will be putting together a mini book with pockets, and creating some tags for our book using AALL + Create stamps + stencils, + distress oxides. If you like inky + a bit quirky this one is for you! 

To prebook please email ruthnrosie@tiscali.co.uk with details of which workshop, times and how many people are attending. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Relax with Decopatch

Times: on the hour from 10:30am 'til 2:30pm each day

Location: Stand 23 (Studio Partnership)

Cost to attend: £2.50-£3.50 

A nice easy craft, good for all ages and crafting levels. Nigel will be showing how to Decopatch and how to get the best results , this will use genuine Decopatch papers glue and other mediums on a range of different objects. 

No need to prebook, simply book on the day. 

Make a Batik Lampshade

Times: 11:00am-11:45am, 2:00pm-2:45pm and 4:00pm-4:45pm everyday

Location: Stand 49 (Solstitch)

Cost to attend: £17 to make a small Lampshade and £20 to make a large Lampshade.&a

Make a large or small Lampshade using your choice of Batik fabric. 

To prebook please email shop@solstitch.co.uk with details of which workshop, times and how many people are attending. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Contempory Needle Felted Artwork

Times: 11:45am-12:30pm and 2:45pm-3:30pm everyday

Location: Stand 89 (Bicton College)

Cost to attend: £8

Contempory Needle Felted artwork using Prefelts and Silk creating your own individual design. This workshop is for adults of all abilities. 

To prebook please email rosemary.ruffell@bicton.ac.uk with details of which workshop, times and how many people are attening. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Glittering on Acetate

Times: Running throughout the day, drop in

Location: Stand 16 ( Arts & Crafts Glitter Greetings)

Cost to attend: £2

If you love crafting , relax and enjoy how easy it is to glitter onto acetates , also great fun for children as well as adults . The finish product can use as decorate on boxes , card making , Mdf , glass etc . Our designer acetates can be used with other mediums , glass paints and permanent makers .  

No need to prebook, simply book on the day. 

Learn to Block Print

Times: On the hour, everyday

Location: Stand 78 (Arty Crafty Place)

Cost to attend: £5

Join us for a workshop to block print a tea towel or tote bag. You will practise first on sample fabric and after instruction on using these hand carved wooden printing blocks you will work on your tea towel or tote bag using our fabric paint. You will leave with a fabulous creation and the skills required to continue block printing at home.

To prebook please email anna@theartycraftyplace.co.uk with details of which workshop, times and how mnay people are attending. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Needle Felt your own Pet Portrait

Times: 1:00pm-2:00pm-Thursday 11:00am-12:00pm-Friday

Location: Stand 87 (Joan Prowse)

Cost to attend: £6.50 

Joan will teach you technique and you will learn to work from your own photo (please bring along) to create a 2D/3D head portrait of your pet/animal. Use of tools and materials included. Booking essential and some basic technique preferred. 

To prebook please email projo1joan@yahoo.co.uk with details of which workshop, times and how many people are attending. Please not that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Needle Felted Seascape (child friendly)

Times: 11:00am-12:00pm Thursday & Saturday only

Location: Stand 87 (Joan Prowse)

Cost to attend: £6.50 

This lovely workshop is suitable for begginers and accompanied children of 8yrs upwards.

Joan Prowse, a very talented, skilled felter will be leading this workshop to make a seascape and will be on hand to offer advice on Felting and help you as you embark on your Felting Journey!

To prebook please email projo1joan@yahoo.co.uk with details of which workshop, times and how many people are attending. Please not that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Needle Felt Heart Brooches Make & Take

Times: 11.45am-1.00pm & 2.45-3.30pm everyday (drop in between these times)

Location: Workshop room 2 (The Makerss)

Cost to attend: £2

Celebrate Valentines and share the love with a beautiful heart brooch! Learn 2d needle felting techniques and create your own design! This workshop is for all abilities. Age 10+, children must be accompanied by an adult. 

No need to prebook, simply drop in on the day. 

Wet Felting Techniques

Times: 11:00am-12:00pm, 1:00pm-2:00pm and 3:00pm-4:00pm everyday

Location: Stand 46 (International Feltmakers association)

Cost to attend: £5 for basic wet felting or  up to £10 for complex wet feltin

Learn basic wet felting techniques and to take away your unique creation.  You can also make something bigger/ more complex (eg a simple flower, a piece of felt to take home to sew into a purse). 

No need to prebook, simply book at the stand on the day. 

Make a Pizza Box

Times: Every 45 mins, starting at 10:30am everyday

Location: Stand 3 (A Crafty Place)

Cost to attend: £2 which will be donated to Great Ormond Street for craft supplies. 

Use 15 x 42cm card  to make a pizza box. A layer of aqua blue satin card on top of the lid then decorate using the Britannia Dies Party Glass. 

No need to prebook, simply book on the stand. 

Nuno Feltmaking

Times: 11:00am-11:30am and 2:00pm-2:30pm everyday

Location: Stand 89 (Bicton College)

Cost to attend: £6 

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 prebook please email gillian.burbidge@bicton.ac.uk with details of which workshop, times and how many people are attending. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Make a Ladder Weave Bracelet

Times: Throughout the day, lasts 30 mins

Location: Stand 15 (The Bead Selection)

Cost to attend: £5

Join Meg to make a ladder weave Bracelet in a selection of colour choices. You leave with learning a new technique and a beautiful piece of jewellery. 

No need to prebook, please come to the stand first thing and book your place. 

Getting Creative with Glass

Times: 11:30am

Location: Stand 23 (Glass Garden Studio)

Cost to attend: From £20 

We are a family-oriented business and work as a team to make learning, working and creating with glass an enjoyable experience for everyone - no matter what level of experience. We have tried to make the craft of Stained Glass accessible to everyone and the great thing about our Stained Glass Copper Foiling Workshop is that you don’t need any experience in working with Glass and its fun!!

Make a beautiful project from our GLASS GARDEN STUDIO designs using the pre-cut glass and achieve a great result – you choose what you make and we guide you at every step. 

To prebook please follow the link and book with Glass Garden Studios directly https://www.glassgardenstudio.com/exeter-c38.htm. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

Rose of Shannon Shadow Applique Panel

Times: 11:00am-12:00pm , 12.15pm-1:15pm and 2:00pm-3:00pm

Location: Stand 191

Cost to attend: £5 

Learn a new skills, hand shadow appliqué and other hints & tips. 

To prebook please email abbieanne@btinternet.com with details of which workshop, times and how many people are attending. Please note that spaces are limited so prebooking is advised. 

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