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Workshop Terms and Conditions 

Terms and Conditions 
 
Please read these updated terms and conditions carefully. Last minute cancellations have caused considerable inconvenience and loss of revenue for us and for our tutors. Consequently we have revised our class booking arrangements in line with terms offered by other organisations running workshops and tuition. 
 
1. You may book via our website or by telephone, or in person at the shop. 
2. Full payment will be required to secure your place on a day workshop. For courses, a 50% deposit is required to secure your place, with the balance of the full fee being paid two weeks before the date of the first session of the course. 
3. Workshop fees are not transferable to other workshops. 
4. If you are unable to attend, we cannot offer a refund.* 
5. If we are obliged to cancel any classes, your money will be refunded in full. 
 
*If you are unable to attend a workshop or a course, but you can find a replacement, we will refund your money as soon as your replacement pays the appropriate fees. 
 
Bookings for workshops are taken on the understanding that you have read and accepted the above terms and conditions. 

Learn to Spin with Sarah Harris  

On this one day workshop you will learn how to spin and ply a ball of yarn. The day covers carding, and spinning on a spindle, great wheel and treadle-driven flyer wheel. You can bring your own wheel or you are welcome to use one of ours. Materials are provided. 
 
Sunday 22nd September  
10:00-3:30 
 
FULL 

Sew up your Knitting with Sarah Harris  

Bring your knitting project pieces and learn to sew them together confidently. Need to pick up neckline stitches? We can do that too! Everyone hates “sewing up” but if you learn a few tricks and techniques, it becomes so much easier to do! 
 
Saturday 28th September  
10:00-1:00 
 
£20.00
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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 5th October 
10:30 - 1:00  
FULL 
 

Camden Baskets with Pam Martin  

These lovely freestanding baskets are made using 2.5” strips from your stash, or from part of a jelly roll (cut your strips before the day, so you are ready to get started on your bag when the workshop begins). These baskets are robust, beautiful and useful for many different storage needs. They make wonderful gifts too! Once you have one, you will want to make more – one for every room in the house, perhaps?! You can also add handles to the basket to make a lovely bucket bag. 
 
Friday 11th October  
10:00-3:30 
£50.00
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Learn to Crochet with Angie Loach 

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 12th October  
10:00-3:30 
 
FULL 
 
Please call the shop on 01275 876000 to be put on the waiting list or let us know here 

Beginners Introduction to Quilts with Sarah Harris 

Learn to make a simple quilt over the course of the three evenings. You will be taught how to to use rotary cutting equipment, to cut and piece simple patchwork, and then you will quilt, bind and finish your project. 
This course requires a sewing machine – use one of ours or bring your own. 
We will look at fabrics, waddings, threads, measuring, stitching and finishing techniques. 
This course will get you started on adventures with patchwork and give you a basic grounding in the principles of quilting. 
 
Thursday 17th/24th/31st October  
6:30-9:30pm  
 
FULL - please call shop to go on Waiting List 
 
 

Embroidery with Kirsten Hill-Nixon 

Lovely gentle hand stitching, Bring along your felted picture from a previous workshop, or stitch into coloured fabric, to produce a picture inspired by the examples. 
 
Saturday 19th October 
10:00 - 3:30 
£40.00
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Learn to Knit Socks with David Harris 

Learn how to knit a sock in the round, including the use of double-pointed needles, turning the heel and grafting the toe. Bring along a set of 2.5mm double-pointed needles and a ball of 4-ply sock wool. 
 
Saturday 2nd November 
10:00 - 3:30 
£30.00
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Little Bags with Sarah Harris 

Learn to make a useful 3D patchwork bag with either a zip or a bound edge 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. Please ask for requirements.  
 
Sunday 3rd November  
10:00-3:30 
 
£35.00
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Stitched Felt Christmas Decorations with Geraldine Hargreaves 

Make a selection of festive decorations using felt. No experience needed as you will be guided through the process from start to finish. Templates will be provided, along with all materials, felt, thread, embroidery silks, needles and stuffing. At the end of the day you will take away a gorgeous decoration to hang on your Christmas tree
Saturday 9th November 
10:00 - 3:30 
£40.00
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Fabric Advent Calenders with Sarah Harris  

Make a fabulous stitched advent calendar over 2 evening sessions to use year after year. Decorate it with buttons, beads, bells and prepare it ready for hanging up.  
Session 1: Cut out and sew the advent calendar pockets, then layer up with wadding and backing. Take your project home to embellish and quilt. Full instructions will be provided. 
Session 2: Finish making your calendar: fit the binding and hanging sleeve. Then discuss ideas for filling the pockets! 
Wednesday 13th & 20th November 
6:30pm - 9:30pm 
£45.00
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Needle Felted Christmas with Kirsten Hill-Nixon 

Learn the needlefelting technique on this one day workshop. Choose from a selection of Christmas ornament designs, with the aim of making two or three in a day. This workshop is ideal for beginners, or for those who fancy expanding their needle felted repertoire. All materials are provided. 
 
Saturday 16th November  
10:00-3:30 
£40.00
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Crocheted Wreaths with Angie Loach 

As an intermediate crocheter, come along and develop your skills to make a seasonal crocheted wreath. This one day workshop will cover all the techniques needed, including how to crochet flowers.  
This workshop is suitable for those who have prior crochet knowlege, or who have been on the 'Beginner Crochet' workshop.  
 
Saturday 23rd November  
10:00-3:30 
 
 
£40.00
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Learn to Spin with Sarah Harris  

On this one day workshop you will learn how to spin and ply a ball of yarn. The day covers carding, and spinning on a spindle, great wheel and treadle-driven flyer wheel. You can bring your own wheel or you are welcome to use one of ours. Materials are provided. 
 
Sunday 1st December  
10:00-3:30 
 
£40.00
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