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Creative Combo - Cyanotype Print + Sew a Simple Cushion - Moved from 2020

Creative Combo - Cyanotype Print + Sew a Simple Cushion - Moved from 2020

Sat, 25 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fancy sewing something classic with a twist? Claire will guide you through the process of sewing a simple cushion - but with a unique printed fabric. Create your own cyanotype print for the...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Machine Sewn Decorative Corded Bowls - Moved from 2020

Machine Sewn Decorative Corded Bowls - Moved from 2020

Sun, 26 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join textile artist Carol Coleman to make gorgeous multicoloured coiled vessels from scratch using your own sewing machine. You'll need to be familiar with your sewing machine and how to use zig-zag stitch...

£70 £85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Dressmaking - Build Your Skills (6 x 3 hour morning sessions) -

Dressmaking - Build Your Skills (6 x 3 hour morning sessions) -

Wed, 6 Oct 2021

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Dates: 6th, 13th & 20th October, 3rd, 10th & 17th November If you want to build your dressmaking and tailoring skills in the company of a small group of dressmaking enthusiasts, guided by...

£160

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Dressmaking - Build Your Skills (6 x 3 hour afternoon sessions) - Moved from 2020

Dressmaking - Build Your Skills (6 x 3 hour afternoon sessions) - Moved from 2020

Wed, 6 Oct 2021

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Dates: 6th, 13th & 20th October, 3rd, 10th & 17th November If you want to build your dressmaking and tailoring skills in the company of a small group of dressmaking enthusiasts, guided by...

£160

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Loom Weaving - Herringbone Tweed - Moved from 2020

Loom Weaving - Herringbone Tweed - Moved from 2020

Thu, 7 Oct 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come and enjoy a wonderful day of weaving with Jan Beadle on a 4 shaft table loom. Whether you’re a beginner or already a weaver, this will be a lovely opportunity to experiment...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Pattern Cutting - Trouser Block - Moved from 2020

Pattern Cutting - Trouser Block - Moved from 2020

Fri, 15 Oct 2021

10:00 am - 5:30 pm

This workshop is a continuation of Claire's 2 day Pattern Cutting course.  You must have previously attended Claire's Introduction to Pattern Cutting or a similar course.  Under Claire's guidance you will draft your own personal...

£85

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Intermediate

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Designing for Textile Art - Moved from 2020

Designing for Textile Art - Moved from 2020

Thu, 4 Nov 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

There's nothing more intimidating than a blank sheet of paper. The design side of textiles art, rather than the practical execution, is often the one that causes most head scratching. So, join textile...

£85

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All Levels

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Dressmaking - Casual Linen Jacket in a Day - Moved from 2020

Dressmaking - Casual Linen Jacket in a Day - Moved from 2020

Sat, 6 Nov 2021

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

With professional seamstress, Claire Humphries as your guide, you will make a simple casual jacket in a day. No pattern involved! You will draw the pattern directly on to your fabric using Claire's...

£85

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All Levels

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Japanese Fabric Bowls & Knot Bags

Japanese Fabric Bowls & Knot Bags

Sun, 7 Nov 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Durham based artist Betty Brown for a fun day breathing new life into colourful scraps of fabric. Is it a bowl? Is it a hat? Could it be a snooze-hole for your...

£85

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All Levels

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Shibori Resist + Natural Dyeing Techniques - Moved from 2020

Shibori Resist + Natural Dyeing Techniques - Moved from 2020

Sat, 20 Nov 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join textile artist Jane Hare, for an introduction to using natural dyes and Shibori - the Japanese technique of resist dyeing. When it comes to colour, nature can be a treasure trove of...

£85

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All Levels

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Textile Taxidermy - Fabric "Trophy" Heads - Moved from 2020

Textile Taxidermy - Fabric "Trophy" Heads - Moved from 2020

Wed, 24 Nov 2021

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Hand stitch and stuff your own unique “trophy” head in textiles. Typically, you can create a festive Scandi-style Rudolf complete with antlers, or go off-piste and stitch up your favourite animal – hares,...

£85

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All Levels

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The Art of Collage + Stitch - Moved from 2020

The Art of Collage + Stitch - Moved from 2020

Fri, 26 Nov 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Spend the day learning and experimenting with Collage and Stitch techniques with artist Josie Beszant During the workshop you will explore: - how to transfer images on to fabric - stitching paper and...

£85

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All Levels

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Freehand Machine Embroidery - Christmas Decorations - Moved from 2020

Freehand Machine Embroidery - Christmas Decorations - Moved from 2020

Sat, 4 Dec 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Freehand Machine Embroidery - Christmas Decorations. Anyone who has a sewing machine can have a go at freehand machine embroidery. Kirstie Allsopp called it "the crack cocaine of the crafting world" so prepare...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Dressmaking - Build Your Skills (6 x 3 hour morning sessions)

Dressmaking - Build Your Skills (6 x 3 hour morning sessions)

Thu, 17 Mar 2022

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Dates: 17, 24, 31 Mar, 07, 28 Apr + 05 May If you want to build your dressmaking and tailoring skills in the company of a small group of dressmaking enthusiasts, guided by...

£160

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Dressmaking - Build Your Skills (6 x 3 hour afternoon sessions)

Dressmaking - Build Your Skills (6 x 3 hour afternoon sessions)

Thu, 17 Mar 2022

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Dates: 17, 24, 31 Mar, 07, 28 Apr + 05 May If you want to build your dressmaking and tailoring skills in the company of a small group of dressmaking enthusiasts, guided by...

£160

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Freehand Machine Embroidery - Colouring-In with Your Sewing Machine!

Freehand Machine Embroidery - Colouring-In with Your Sewing Machine!

Wed, 23 Mar 2022

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Anyone who has a sewing machine can have a go at freehand machine embroidery. Kirstie Allsopp called it "the crack cocaine of the crafting world" so prepare to get hooked! It is quick...

£85

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Novice

4 spaces available

Japanese Fabric Bowls & Knot Bags

Japanese Fabric Bowls & Knot Bags

Fri, 25 Mar 2022

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Durham based artist Betty Brown for a fun day breathing new life into colourful scraps of fabric. Is it a bowl? Is it a hat? Could it be a snooze-hole for your...

£85

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All Levels

3 spaces available

Freehand Machine Embroidery - Colouring-In with Your Sewing Machine!

Freehand Machine Embroidery - Colouring-In with Your Sewing Machine!

Wed, 30 Mar 2022

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Anyone who has a sewing machine can have a go at freehand machine embroidery. Kirstie Allsopp called it "the crack cocaine of the crafting world" so prepare to get hooked! It is quick...

£85

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Novice

0 spaces available

Loom Weaving - Become a Weaver....

Loom Weaving - Become a Weaver....

Fri, 8 Apr 2022 - Sat, 9 Apr 2022

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come and enjoy a wonderful 2 days of weaving with Jan Beadle on a 4 shaft table loom. This 2 day format, allows time for you to learn the process from scratch from...

£170

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Start Sewing! Master Your Machine + Basic Skills

Start Sewing! Master Your Machine + Basic Skills

Fri, 8 Apr 2022

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Launch yourself into the wonderful world of sewing and dressmaking with this one day workshop with Claire Humphries. Learn how to find your way around your sewing machine - select the correct foot,...

£85

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Novice

4 spaces available

Sewing Skills: Unlock Your Overlocker!

Sewing Skills: Unlock Your Overlocker!

Wed, 27 Apr 2022

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

If you wish to build skills and confidence you need to unlock and get the most from your overlocker, this is the day for you! Saddle up your overlocker and join Claire Humphries...

£85

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Intermediate

0 spaces available

Wet Felted Pictures - Painting with Fibres

Wet Felted Pictures - Painting with Fibres

Fri, 29 Apr 2022

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This workshop is for everyone who has a love of all things textural. You will learn the basic wet felting method and at the same time produce a picture made from Merino wool...

£85

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All Levels

1 spaces available

Design + Print a Pair of Lush Cushions

Design + Print a Pair of Lush Cushions

Wed, 4 May 2022

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Gillian for a fun workshop designing and printing your own pair of cushion covers. This workshop will be a wonderful journey into design composition and fabric printing. Using a great selection of...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Loom Weaving - Colour, Pattern + Texture

Loom Weaving - Colour, Pattern + Texture

Fri, 6 May 2022

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come and enjoy a wonderful day of weaving with Jan Beadle on a 4 shaft table loom. Whether you’re a beginner or already a weaver, this will be a lovely opportunity to experiment...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Experimental Papermaking - Incorporating Textiles

Experimental Papermaking - Incorporating Textiles

Wed, 11 May 2022

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This will be an experimental, fun and therapeutic day exploring the magical art of papermaking using pulps made from waste papers and plant materials. Papermaking artist Niki Hampson of Pulpitations will share her...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Sew Your Own Casual Messenger Bag

Sew Your Own Casual Messenger Bag

Sun, 22 May 2022

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

On this intensive 1 day workshop with Claire Humphries, you will learn how to sew your own casual messenger bag in your own choice of fabric. Under Claire's guidance you will explore adding pockets...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Hand Embroidery for Beginners

Hand Embroidery for Beginners

Thu, 26 May 2022

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

During this workshop students will learn how to correctly hoop fabric, choose appropriate fabrics and threads, and learn a variety of basic stitches. We then move on to altering the stitches learnt, to...

£85

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Novice

7 spaces available

Eco Printing Using Plant Materials

Eco Printing Using Plant Materials

Fri, 27 May 2022

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join textile artist, Jane Hare, for a day of getting back to nature, eco printing using plant materials. Using leaves gathered from the garden or hedgerow, common vegetables and the power of steam,...

£85

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All Levels

-1 spaces available

Yarn Hooking - "Five Sheep" Picture

Yarn Hooking - "Five Sheep" Picture

Wed, 15 Jun 2022

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come and enjoy a day hooking with Carole Rennison. This hooking workshop is a little different to traditional rag rug hooking.  You will be working on fine weave hessian, with a small hooking...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

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