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Learn to Spin with Sarah Harris 

Spin and ply a ball of yarn. The day covers carding, and spinning on a spindle, great wheel and treadle-driven flyer wheel. Bring your own wheel or use one of ours. Materials provided. 
Sunday 18th February 
10:00-3:30 
FULL 

New York Beauty with Ann Hibberd 

This is a block that involves curved paper piecing. A series of triangles sewn into an arc are then pieced into a quarter circle. Four blocks make a cushion cover, lots of blocks make a stunning quilt! A good stash buster. Traditionally done by machine, foundation piecing can be done by hand as well. 

Cathedral Window Pincushions with Ann Hibberd 

Make a pincushion using this beautiful patchwork technique. Once you have learned the basic method, you can go on to make quilts or cushions using the cathedral window block. 

Little Bags with Sarah Harris 

Quilted bag with zip or bound edge. Make this useful 3 dimensional patchwork bag at our one day workshop, then make others at home, in various sizes, from the basic pattern. You will find endless uses for these pretty little bags, and they make lovely gifts too. 
Saturday 19th May 
10:00-3:30 
£30.00
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Japanese Folded Patchwork with Ann Hibberd 

A manipulated fabric technique where one shape is folded over another to make units - for instance a circle over a square. The units are then joined together and can be used to make bags, wall hangings, cushions and quilts. 
Monday 5th February 
10:00-3:30 
FULL 

Select & Stitch Workshop with Pam Martin 

Choose from one of these stylish stitch projects, many of which can be made in a day. Projects to be chosen in advance of the workshop and details of requirements required provided. An additional pattern and instruction sheet to complete back at home is included in the workshop price. 
Saturday 10th February 
10:00-3:30 
£35.00
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Knitting and Crochet with Shirley Downey 

Suitable for beginners and improvers. In a workshop style, students will gain knowledge of basic stitches, patterns, skills, yarns, equipment and pattern reading. Students will also be able to expand their knowledge and brush up on techniques, seek individuality and maybe even get some tips on adapting patterns and finishing garments. Please bring yarn and needles/hooks (or buy them in the shop). 
Saturday 24th February 
10:00-3:30 
£25.00
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Shadow Applique with Ann Hibberd 

A stylised appliqué technique also known as shadow quilting. The workshop sample can be made into a small wall hanging, a cushion cover or as a block in a quilt. Hand sewing. 
Monday 26th February 
10:00-3:30 
FULL 

Fabric Boxes with Ann Hibberd 

Learn all of the techniques needed to make a beautiful round fabric covered box from scratch. 
NB The tutor will charge £1-50 for the mount board kit. 
Saturday 3rd March 
10:00-3:30 
FULL 

Patchwork Basics with Belinda Williams 

Learn the basic skills needed for patchwork including the materials to use and the techniques for cutting and sewing. You will make a patchwork block which could become a cushion or a bag. 
Saturday 10th March 
10:00-3:30 
£30.00
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Stained Glass Patchwork with Ann Hibberd 

Make a stained glass effect picture with fusible bias binding 'leading'. Sewing machine required (this can be done as a hand-sewn project but will, obviously, take a lot longer). Price includes the bias binding, bondaweb and wadding
Monday 12th March 
10:00-3:30 
Monday 19th March 
10:00-3:30 

Lampshades with Sarah Brown 

Learn how to make a beautiful drum lampshade. You will need to bring along half a metre of fabric (nothing too heavy or embellished please) and we will supply all the other materials. You will be able to choose between making a 20cm or 30cm diameter lampshade. 
Saturday 17th March 
10:00-3:30 
£40.00
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Wet felted hollow forms with Kirsten Hill-Nixon 

This is an introduction to hand rolled traditional wet felted hollow forms. Use resist techniques to form hollow objects that can form the basis for hats, slippers and bags. You will cut your own templates and choose your coloured wools for your work. We will use different wools to show the different suitability of each wool for different projects: soft wool for hats, harder wools for slippers. We will work on a couple of small scale projects, e.g. an egg cosy hat, so that you can try the techniques before going home and experimenting with your own resist shapes and larger scale works. All materials supplied 
Saturday 24th March 
10:00-3:30 
£35.00
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Free Machine Embroidery with Pam Martin 

Learn the basics of free motion machine stitching in a day and make a striking thread bowl. This is a brilliant workshop for any one who can use the standard features of a sewing machine. It is also great fun, worries about free motion stitching are completely forgotten and you will have a fabulous creation to take home. A sewing machine with a darning foot and ability to drop the feed dogs is required for this workshop. 
Friday 30th March 
10:00-3:30 
£30.00
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Get to know your Sewing Machine with Linda Jackson 

Basic introduction to using your sewing machine with confidence. Please hand in your (named) instruction book one week before. Please bring scissors, thread and pins as well as your machine. If you have some spare medium weight cotton (2 pieces each approx 43x34cm) you may have time to start a simple place mat - this is optional. 
Monday 26th February 
6:30-9:30 
£20.00
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Monday 23rd April 
6:30-9:30 
£20.00
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