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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
 
27-29 July ‘18 »
Fri 27 - Sun 29 July ‘18

Chichester Art Craft & Design Market

Event Types: Craft Fair/Show · Craft Market
Our Art, Craft & design market offer the discerning shopper a chance to purchase direct from our talented, makers, designer and retailers. You can expect to see an array of ceramics, textiles, artwork, furniture, jewellery, accessories as well as some delicious food & drink. We proudly support small local businesses & this event gives our exhibitors a great platform to promote their products.
About the organiser
Chichester City Centre,
North Street & East Street,
Chichester,
West Sussex,
PO19 1QG
 
4-26 Aug ‘18 »
Sat 4 - Sun 26 Aug ‘18

3d/2d West End Fair

Event Type: Craft Fair/Show
150+ Makers, Artists and Designers selling only their own work.
About the organiser
West End Fair,
St John's Church,
Princes Street,
Edinburgh,
EH2 4BJ   map
 
9-12 Aug ‘18 »
Thurs 9 - Sun 12 Aug ‘18

The Festival of Quilts 2018

Event Types: Craft Course/Workshop · Craft Demonstrations · Craft Fair/Show · Gallery Exhibition
The Festival of Quilts is Europe's ultimate quilting destination. Galleries from internationally-acclaimed artists and groups; over 750 competition quilts; extensive workshop, talk, lecture & demo programmes; social events; quilt makers in action; and over 300 textile craft suppliers.
The Festival of Quilts 2018,
The NEC Birmingham,
North Avenue, Marston Green,
Birmingham,
West Midlands,
B40 1NT
 
 

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