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.
Saturday 16th February
Needle Felted Birds with Kirsten Hill-Nixon
Learn to sculpt wool fibre into a sturdy bird with the dry needle felting technique.
Bring along images of your favourite graden birds, all other materials provided.
Saturday 23rd February
Learn to Weave with Alice Newton
An introduction to weaving, where students will learn the terminology of woven textiles, basic weave structures and go home with a colourful, textured handmade tapestry wall hanging!
All materials will be provided, including a wooden dowel for mounting your final design.
Saturday 2nd March
Lampshade Making 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 9th March
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 download the requirements list.
Saturday 16th March
Sock Knitting 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. Please bring along a set of 2.5mm double-pointed needles and a ball of 4-ply sock wool.
Saturday 23rd March
Simple Tuffets with Kirsten Hill-Nixon
With wet felting and rolling technique, make a fluffy faux sheepskin Tuffet using wool and alpaca fibre. This technique involves rolling the wet wool and can be a little physical-like rolling pastry for a while!
Please bring 2 Bath Towels and 1 Hand Towel, other materials are provided.
Saturday 6th April
Sewing Machine Covers with Sarah Harris
Make a useful yet robust cover for your sewing machine with pockets for your foot pedal, power lead and accessories.
Saturday 11th May
Start to Stitch with Kirsten Hill-Nixon
Learn to hand embroider a selection of stitches with Kirsten and go home with a jellyfish hoop wall art. Materials included.
Monday 25th March
10:00 - 2:30