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Events organised by Quirky Workshops @ Greystoke Cycle Cafe

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British Craft Trade Fair 2018
 
9, 10 June · 28, 29 July ‘18 »
Sat 9, Sun 10 June · Sat 28, Sun 29 July ‘18

Day Course in Pizza Oven Building with David Alty

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
Starting with an existing plinth we will prepare, level and install the fire brick base. A brief chat about clay selection and its time to get down and dirty with shoes and socks off, treading the cob. Whilst this is going on we will make a sand former and everyone will take turns at every task. Now for the construction; forming cob loves we will cover the former to create an oven.
About the organiser
Quirky Workshops, Greystoke Cycle Cafe, The Lake District,
Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden,
Poplin Dub, Greystoke,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 0UT   map
 
13 June & 16 Aug ‘18 »
Wed 13 June & Thurs 16 Aug ‘18

Creative Stictch on Canvas with Priscilla Edwards

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
Using various fabrics, acrylic paints and machine stitch you will create a contemporary box canvas for your wall. During the day you will explore a range of techniques to enable you to produce a finished piece that is personal and will reflect your own ideas.
This is fantastic workshop for anyone who would like to explore a mixed media approach to stitched textiles, no experience necessary.
About the organiser
Quirky Workshops @ Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden,
Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden,
Poplin Dub, Greystoke,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 0UT   map
 
16 June ‘18 »
Sat 16 June ‘18

Rag Rugs ~ Traditonal Floor Rugs with Heather Ritchie

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
Come and learn from one of Britain's most experienced makers and teachers of rug-making to create your own unique and personal rag rug.Heather uses both Hookie and Proddie methods in her rugs. Include lovely flowers in your rug design - especially suitable for wall hangings or cushion covers. Incl a lovely lunch.
About the organiser
Quirky Workshops @ Greystoke, in Cumbria's Lake District,
Greystoke Cycle Cafe Tea Garden,
Poplin Dub, Greystoke,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 0UT   map
 
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
 
26 June ‘18 »
Tues 26 June ‘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
 
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
 
 

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