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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 & 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 ‘18 »
Sat 30 June ‘18

Spinning for beginners with Richard Moriarty

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
Learn to card your fibre, prepare it for spinning and spin and then ply your yarn on a spindle and then on a spinning wheel. You will be surprised at what you can achieve, and you will go home with your own skein of yarn.Call the Mill to book. Book by: 23 June '18
About the organiser
Farfield Mill Arts & Heritage Centre,
Garsdale Road,
Sedbergh,
Cumbria,
LA10 5LW   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
 
14 July ‘18 »
Sat 14 July ‘18

Silk Shading Embroidery

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
Silk shading also known as « peinture a l'aiguille (needle painting) » is used to create a shading of colour with different shades of thread. This class is designed for students to discover the art of silk shading.
You will learn the outline the counters of the design and also the long and short stitch.
The aim of this class is to be able to create shading and follow the movement of a shap Book by: 12 July '18
About the organiser
Manchester Craft and Design Centre,
Atelier Saint Clare, Studio 2,
17, Oak Street,
Manchester,
M4 5JD   map
 
17 July - 4 Sept ‘18 »
Tues 17 July - Tues 4 Sept ‘18

Ann C. Haslam - Beyond 4 Walls

Event Type: Gallery Exhibition
Ann is developing new concepts using natural and manufactured materials to explore and express her ideas. In these latest pieces, she expands colour relationships and the qualities of light absorption and reflection in order to stimulate surface movement. Her approach utilises and manipulates the assemblage of an extensive range of threads though a highly labour-intensive process in which, in most
About the organiser
Farfield Mill Arts & Heritage Centre,
Garsdale Road,
Sedbergh,
Cumbria,
LA10 5LW   map
 
25, 26 July ‘18 »
Wed 25, Thurs 26 July ‘18

Small hand stictched leather bag in a day

Event Type: Craft Course/Workshop
Join Ruth Pullan for this workshop which will give you the basic skills needed to make a small leather bag in a day. You will learn how to dye and condition natural vegetable tanned leather and then stitch using the two needle traditional saddler's stitch; bevel and burnish raw edges for a professional finish and to fit buckles and fastenings. Incls a 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
 
 

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