Previous Workshops

Felt Bag Workshop with Natasha Smart

Create a beautiful felted bag from Finnish wool fleece, embellished with wool yarns and silk fabrics. Throughout this one day workshop Natasha will guide you on all the tips and techniques to make a wet-felted bag using an innovative ‘felting on a ball’ technique, including felt handles

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Moon Gazing Hare with Tracey Benton

Learn how to make your very own hare sculpture.Tracey will guide you, step by step, through a variety of needle felting techniques and at the end of the workshop you'll have your very own hare to take home.

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Machine applique landscape with Heather Everitt

Learn technique of layering in machine appliqué using a provided design or your own photograph to create a design for a landscape picture using couching, textured stitching and beading, sheers and net to give shaded effects.

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Silver Clay Jewellery with Anna Bowen

There are only four places on this particular workshop to allow plenty of quality 1:1 tuition. Anna will teach you how to make beautiful charms using stencils, cutters and press mould techniques as well as how to make your own fine silver earring wires and jump rings.

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Fantastic Mr Fox with Tracey Benton

Learn how to make your very own fantastic Mr Fox sculpture. Tracey will guide you, step by step, through a variety of needle felting techniques and at the end of the workshop you'll have your very own fox to take home.

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Lino Embellishment with Louise Nichols

Have a creative sewing day embellishing lino prints with a selection of threads, yarns, fabrics and whatever other decoration you choose. These prints can be made into a hanging panel or mounted ready to frame.


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Paper Cutting with Caroline Rees

Learn how to cut an intricate picture with only a craft knife and paper. It’s surprisingly relaxing and although the technique is simple, the end result is striking. Templates are provided or you can create your own design from scratch. You will mount and frame your unique finished piece to take home. 

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Robin with Tracey Benton

Learn how to make this delightful Robin sculpture. Tracey will guide you, step by step, through a variety of needle felting techniques. At the end of the workshop you'll have your very own Robin to take home. As well as the skills and knowledge to make more for your friends and family.

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Pictorial Embroidery with Linda Miller

Using a drawing, picture or a photograph that inspires you and a sumptuous array of threads in a variety of colours and thickness and working with your own sewing machine, you will learn how to translate your original design into your very own picture of stitches.

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Bird Necklace with Sarah J Perry

Learn how to make this beautiful soft and light necklace with one hand embroidered bird hanging from the middle gap. Completely natural, made from cotton wadding, wooden beads and ribbon as well as cotton embroidery threads. A lovely piece of jewellery to wear.

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Lurcher Needle Felting Masterclass – 2 days

Learn new techniques and take your needle felting skills onto the next level. Using a Lurcher as a more advanced project learn how to work with wire armatures to create sculptures with movement and more refined postures; with wool batts to create a base and then blend wools to create a woolly coat for your sculpture with depth and texture; explore how to create expressions with your wildlife sculpture to give your piece its own unique personality.

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Wire and Paper Seagulls with Anna Bowen

Learn basic wirework and paper doping techniques to produce beautiful individual ceiling hanging “Seagulls” These will be embellished with shells and beads ready for you to take home at the end of the day. These skills will hopefully inspire you to go on and create your own wonderful wirework display.

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Rag Rugging techniques and up-cycling with Debbie Hastings

In this workshop you will learn 3 different Rag Rugging techniques starting with the ‘clippy mat’ or ‘peg mat’ technique, then ‘hooking’ and finally with knitting your duvet cover, a technique commonly used in American rug making.

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Skinny Dipper Doll with Kate Toms

This fun workshop will take you through the various stages of making your own 'skinny dipper doll' - a jolly decorative piece, an almost essential adornment for your home!

Ideally you will have some basic sewing skills but don't worry if not.....Kate will be on hand to help.

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Address: Monterey Cypress, Old Ebford Lane, Ebford, EX3 OPF

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