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Events organised by Quirky Workshops @ Greystoke Cycle Cafe

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21 June & 18 Nov ‘18 »
Thurs 21 June & Sun 18 Nov ‘18

Applique & Stitch Lampshades with Sarah Ames

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
Join talented Sarah Ames for the day to design and make your own 20cm drum lampshade using a variety of clever machine embroidery and applique techniques.Sarah will come with a host of ideas for you as well as some templates you can use if you feel unsure about your design.
Please bring along any reference materials that inspire you.
Incl lovely 2 course Aga lunch.
About the organiser
Quirky Workshops @ Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden,
Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden,
Poplin Dub, Greystoke,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 0UT   map
 
24 June & 30 Nov ‘18 »
Sun 24 June & Fri 30 Nov ‘18

Make a Hare in Needle Felt

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
One of Annis's latest wonderful creations, this lovely Hare was a wonderful new workshop day for 2017.
Make a lovely 14" high Hare in a choice of either soft brown fibers or blended Herdwick greys, with a clever 'sand filled inside' so making it sit beautifully! Incls a lovely 2 course Aga lunch.
About the organiser
Quirky Workshops, Greystoke Cycle Cafe, The Lake District,
Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden,
Poplin Dub, Greystoke,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 0UT   map
 
26 June & 23 Sept ‘18 »
Tues 26 June & Sun 23 Sept ‘18

Hand Stencil a stunning Lampshade with Sonja Tileard - half a day

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
For this half day workshop (choose morning or afternoon), Sonja will bring various fabrics for you to choose from and a variety of stencils for you to use in create a variety of professional patterns in your chosen colours - learning & perfecting the finer points of stenciling.
Incl lovely 2 course Aga lunch.
About the organiser
Quirky Workshops, Greystoke Cycle Cafe, The Lake District,
Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden,
Greystoke,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 0UT   map
 
27 June & 20 Sept ‘18 »
Wed 27 June & Thurs 20 Sept ‘18

Introduction to pattern cutting

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
Make a simple tunic shape to suit your figure type. This is a one day course for a small number of people where you get step by step instructions to create a very basic simple tunic, from which you can make other tops and dresses at a later stage in any fabric, no button holes, no zips - just simple creative fun, with lots of suggestions and advice on further adaptions at a later stage.
About the organiser
Quirky Workshops, Greystoke Cycle Cafe, The Lake District,
Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden,
Greystoke,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 0UT   map
 
29 June & 9 Nov ‘18 »
Fri 29 June & Fri 9 Nov ‘18

Funky Felt Slippers Day

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
Marieke is a very talented and largely self-taught felt artist who happened upon the history of felt and felting whilst examining the use of wool in sustainable living and her environment workshops. She loves the fact that many fleeces now sadly discarded by farmers can be reworked through felting into something equally beautiful and useful that will last for many years so creating a further posit
About the organiser
Quirky Workshops, Greystoke Cycle Cafe, The Lake District,
Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden,
Poplin Dub, Greystoke,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 0UT   map
 
30 June · 1 July · 7-8 Aug ‘18 »
Sat 30 June · Sun 1 July · Tues 7 - Wed 8 Aug ‘18

A Quirky Workshop - Making an Original Traditional English Long Bow with Tony Saunders

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
During this two day course you will start with a selected quarter length of ash called a stave which will be reduced using the traditional axe and bill hook tools of yesteryear. In time the students will each move onto a shavehorse where the draw knife and finally spoke shave will be the tool of choice. The stave will then be 'trained' and finally the bow string made.
About the organiser
Quirky Workshops & Greystoke Cycle Cafe,
Greystoke, Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA110UT   map
 
1 July & 20 Nov ‘18 »
Sun 1 July & Tues 20 Nov ‘18

Buttons, Bud Vases and Tea Lights - Textures in Porcelain with Gwen Bainbridge

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
During this workshop, under Gwens guidance, you will create a tall porcelain vase embellished with your own beautiful textures and patterns from lace and embroidery.
You will be shown how to incorporate 'spriggs' within your vase to create your own lavishly decorated but functional piece of art.
About the organiser
Quirky Workshops, Greystoke Cycle Cafe, The Lake District,
Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden,
Poplin Dub, Greystoke,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 0UT   map
 
3 July & 9 Oct ‘18 »
Tues 3 July & Tues 9 Oct ‘18

The Art of Spinning - Spinning Yarns, Spinning Wheels & Drop Spindles with Marion Woolcott

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
Learn about different types of sheep and their corresponding fleeces, their various merits for different uses with many samples on hand to explore.
You will then go through how to sort a fleece and how to prepare the fibres using hand carders, moving on to spinning on a drop spindle and then a spinning wheel. Finally you will learn to ply yarns and use a niddy noddy.
About the organiser
Quirky Workshops @ Greystoke, in Cumbria's Lake District,
Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden,
Poplin Dub, Greystoke,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 0UT   map
 
6-7 July · 25-26 Nov ‘18 »
Fri 6 - Sat 7 July · Sun 25 - Mon 26 Nov ‘18

Stained Glass Panel Making with Jackie Hunt

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
Come and create your own beautiful stained glass panel in two days. You'll work with coloured, clear and textured glass; learn how to handle and cut it safely and to 'lead up' a small (approx 200mm or 8" square) panel.
All glass, tools and equipment are provided.
Suitable for Beginners and above.
A lovely lunch included each day.
About the organiser
Quirky Workshops @ Greystoke Cycle Cafe,
Greystoke Cycle Cafe,
Greystoke,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 0UT   map
 
8 July & 1 Dec ‘18 »
Sun 8 July & Sat 1 Dec ‘18

Discovering Pen and Wash with Margaret Jarvis

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
15 Apr Buildings/ gardens/landscapes
8 Jul Flora & Fauna
1 Dec Christmas Cards
Also described as Watercolour and Ink, it combines the subtle variable nature of watercolor wash with finer detail in black ink pen, allowing different effects in shading and textures. Margaret will initially guide you through the various techniques,then let you loose!
About the organiser
Quirky Workshops @ Greystoke, in Cumbria's Lake District,
Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden,
Poplin Dub, Greystoke,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 0UT   map
 
 

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