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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 29th October 
10am - 3.30pm 
FULL 

Machine Quilting for Absolute Beginners with Ann Hibberd 

Having pieced your quilt top it now needs to be layered and quilted. During the day we will discuss machine feet, needles, feed dogs and threads. Techniques you will cover will include stitching in the ditch, echo quilting and basic free machine quilting. 
Monday 16th October 
10:00-3:30 
£30.00
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Needlefelted foxes with Kirsten Hill-Nixon 

Try this popular method of felting using wool fibres and specialist needles. Learn to shape and compact the wool into firm sturdy creatures. All materials supplied. 
Saturday 21st October 
10:00-3:30 
£35.00
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Advent Calendar with Belinda Williams 

Using a pre printed fabric panel, cut and stitch a lovely perpetual Advent Calendar. The calendar is lined, backed and bound ready to hang. Count the days to Christmas with pretty pockets which you can fill with small treats. All materials provided, bring your sewing machine. The Advent calendar is ideal for a parent and young stitcher (aged 12 to 16) to work on together, so we are happy for two people to book to make one calendar between them. Please ask for requirements which include a Sewing Machine 

Stylish Storage with Pam Martin 

Choose from 1 of 12 stylish storage projects to stitch in a day - details of requirements provided in advance of the workshop. An additional pattern and instruction sheet can also be chosen to stitch back at home. 
Friday 27th October 
10:00-3:30 
FULL 
Sunday 26th November 
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 28th October 10:00-3:30 
£25.00
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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 4th November 
10:00-1:00 
£40.00
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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
Monday 6th November 
10:00-3:30 
FULL 

Machine Applique with Ann Hibberd 

Machine sewing. Learn how to build up a picture using fabric and Bondaweb from a choice of two designs. The pieces are then machine appliqued in place. 
Saturday 11th November 
10:00-3:30 
FULL 

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 13th November 
10:00-3:30 
FULL 

Get to know your Sewing Machine with Linda Jackson FULL 

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. 
Monday 13th November 6:30-9:30pm 
£20.00
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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 18th November 
10:00-3:30 
FULL 
Saturday 2nd December 
10:00-3:30 
£30.00
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Christmas Tree with Belinda Williams 

Use a stitch, cut and stitch again method to produce a small Christmas Tree Wallhanging which you can then have fun embellishing to your heart’s desire. You will need to bring a Sewing Machine. 
Sunday 19th November 
10:00-3:30 
£30.00
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Christmas Stained Glass with Ann Hibberd 

Make a Christmas 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, however please take a look at the list of other requirements. 
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Saturday 25th November 
10:00-3:30 
FULL 
Monday 4th December 
10:00-3:30 
£40.00
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Monday 27th November 
10:00-3:30 
FULL 

Simple Needlefelted Christmas with Kirsten Hill-Nixon FULL 

Try this popular method of felting using wool fibres and specialist needles. Learn to shape and compact the wool into puddings, snowmen and other decorations. All materials supplied. 
Suitable for absolute beginners. 
Saturday 9th December 
10:00-3:30