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Willow Basketmaking for Beginners

Sat 19 Oct 2019

Willow Basketmaking for Beginners

Tutor- Paul Tuck or Jonathan Coate. This workshop will teach you the basic techniques to create a simple round basket, which you can take home at the end of the day. The workshop will take place in our own professi.....Read more

Rag Rugging for Beginners

Fri 27 Sep to Fri 25 Oct 2019 (1 month)

Rag Rugging for Beginners

Suitable for beginners, learn this traditional craft and the skills to create rugs, mats, cushion covers, wall hanging and more. All tools included. Please bring old clothes, bedsheets or towels to create your own unique.....Read more

Upcycling - From Rags to Bags

Fri 27 Sep to Fri 25 Oct 2019 (1 month)

Upcycling - From Rags to Bags

Learn how to turn old or memorable clothes into a great looking sturdy bag - a perfect gift! You'll discover tips and tricks to give a new lease of life to old clothing and create beautiful gifts to share with others...Read more

Introduction to Jewellery-making Course

Sat 26 to Sun 27 Oct 2019 (2 days)

Introduction to Jewellery-making Course

This two-day course is designed to give you a full introduction to the tools and methods of basic jewellery-making. With a class of just four students, in his new, fully equipped studio, Karl will guide you through t.....Read more

Shrink Plastic Workshop at Holmfirth Tech, 27/10/19 1-3

Sun 27 Oct 2019

Shrink Plastic Workshop at Holmfirth Tech, 27/10/19 1-3

This session we'll be working with shrink plastic, it's amazing and comes in different colours, you draw on it and it shrinks down 7 times, turning into a thick plastic piece with a condensed and fab looking image. You'l.....Read more

2 Part Beginners Crochet Course (October/November)

Sat 26 Oct to Sat 09 Nov 2019 (2 weeks)

2 Part Beginners Crochet Course (October/November)

Run by experienced crafter, Denise Burrows, these 2 sessions will give you the know-how to tackle your first project and beyond. Working in 100% pure yarns only – such as wool, alpaca, cotton and vegan bamboo – you’ll.....Read more

Batik Workshop at The Peppercorn

Thu 31 Oct 2019

Batik Workshop at The Peppercorn

In this session you will learn how to do the ancient art of Batik. Batik is a textile surface pattern technique that's existed in many eastern cultures for hundreds of years and creates a distinct and attractive design......Read more

Metal Stamped Jewellery Workshop at Queenies, 1/11/19 7-9

Fri 01 Nov 2019

Metal Stamped Jewellery Workshop at Queenies, 1/11/19 7-9

In this session you will learn to make your own personalised hand stamped jewellery. This will include bracelets, pendants and keyrings. After a chance to practice with different stamps, fonts and hammers you will make a.....Read more

Creative Frame Loom Weaving

Thu 26 Sep to Thu 28 Nov 2019 (2 months)

Creative Frame Loom Weaving

Discover the ancient art of frame loom weaving and create your own coasters, wall hangings and unique designs. This course will give you a thorough and intensive foundation to hand weaving, including dressing the loom.....Read more

WILD ABOUT WOOL: Pop-Up Yarn Market

Sun 03 Nov 2019

WILD ABOUT WOOL: Pop-Up Yarn Market

CELEBRATING COLOUR BRIGHTENING UP A WINTER DAY Exciting range of stalls featuring local yarn merchants and producers selling a range of project yarn, hand dyed skeins , sock wools, kits, patterns and accessories from:.....Read more

Tuesday textile workshops

Tue 10 Sep to Tue 26 Nov 2019 (3 months)

Tuesday textile workshops

Tuesday Weaving Classes at Digswell Arts, The Fenners Building, Letchworth. Classes will run on a Tuesday daytime 10-12pm or evening 7-9pm for the 12 week Autumn term The Autumn term runs from 10th September- 26th .....Read more

Crochet Baskets Workshop

Thu 07 Nov 2019

Crochet Baskets Workshop

This class is the ideal follow-on to the Taster and Learn to Crochet Beginners workshops, or for anyone who would like to learn a new technique – it is suitable for anyone with basic crochet experience. Once you can wor.....Read more

Willow Basketmaking for Beginners

Sat 09 Nov 2019

Willow Basketmaking for Beginners

Tutor- Paul Tuck or Jonathan Coate. This workshop will teach you the basic techniques to create a simple round basket, which you can take home at the end of the day. The workshop will take place in our own professi.....Read more

Arm Knitting - Learn to Knit a Throw - Evening Class

Thu 14 Nov 2019

Arm Knitting - Learn to Knit a Throw - Evening Class

Fancy a bit of extreme knitting without needles?! Big knitting is currently a big trend and we are offering a bespoke session for those who want to get their arms round a woolly mahoosive ball of mammoth yarn and knit.....Read more

Knitty Gritty

Thu 11 Jul to Thu 19 Dec 2019 (5 months)

Knitty Gritty

Knitty Gritty is a regular, knitting; crochet and sewing circle. This is a peer led group intended for those with previous experience, please be aware this is not a teaching group. Please bring with you your own equipmen.....Read more