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Find craft fairs near you, as well as art exhibitions and creative festivals. These events are a vibrant way to discover new people and organisations, glean new knowledge and savour condensed creativity.
Traditional bowl turning in Newport, Gwent - Private tuition (or groups up to 4 people)
Bronze AWARD
Traditional bowl turning in Newport, Gwent - Private tuition (or groups up to 4 people)
Gwent - Next course on 4th September 2019
£100
You'll learn to turn a wooden bowl on a traditional Medieval European pole lathe. This course is ideal for all abilities; from beginners to seasoned pole lathe turners. Although we are outside, we will be under cover and we recommend appropriate footwear and waterproofs. The day can be physically demanding so you'll need a practical level of fitness or a good level of stamina! From log to bowl, you'll learn the following processes; - Understanding the properties of different British timbers and choosing the right timber suitable for bowl turning...
Alsace & the 25th European Patchwork Festival - 6 day craft holiday
Platinum AWARD
Alsace & the 25th European Patchwork Festival - 6 day craft holiday
Alsace - Next course on 11th September 2019
£1495
Immerse yourself in textiles & patchwork in the heart of the beautiful Alsace! Flights and accommodation included. Enjoy the company and expertise of Mandy Shaw on this 6-day holiday where the highlight promises to be the 25th Carrefour Europeen du Patchwork. Historical buildings, village halls and places of worship are turned into galleries exhibiting over 1,200 textile works of art in the four villages of Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, Sainte Croix-aux-Mines, Liepvre and Rombach-le-Franc in the wonderful Val D'argent. You'll stay in a characterful hotel in the charming Old Town of Colmar whose...
Stitch Therapy @ Drink Shop Do, Kings Cross
Stitch Therapy @ Drink Shop Do, Kings Cross
Greater London - Next course on 18th September 2019
£45
This class isn’t just about learning to embroider - it’s so much more! We’ll discuss specific ways craft can be used as therapy and how embroidery in particular can help relieve anxiety and depression, as well as promote mindfulness. Did you know that if practised regularly, slow crafting can even help rewire your brain? The workshop will begin with a guided meditation to help us set an intention for how we want to feel during our few hours together. I’ll then teach you the embroidery basics as well as some...
Crafting with The Magpies - full day event
Crafting with The Magpies - full day event
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 21st September 2019
£65
Crafting with the Magpies is a brand new event for 2019 and it involves 5 crafts in one day. Wow!! These crafts have been specifically chosen to work within a hour time frame each. You need absolutely no crafting experience at all to join in. All materials are provided and each craft has a specialist tutor to help and guide you through each session. On arrival at 9.30am at The Flour Mill Studio (there is a flight of steps to climb to access the studio), you’ll be greeted with a...
Stitch Therapy @ St Mary's Church, Putney
Stitch Therapy @ St Mary's Church, Putney
Greater London - Next course on 28th September 2019
£60
This class isn’t just about learning to embroider - it’s so much more! We’ll discuss specific ways craft can be used as therapy and how embroidery in particular can help relieve anxiety and depression, as well as promote mindfulness. Did you know that if practised regularly, slow crafting can even help rewire your brain? The workshop will begin with a guided meditation to help us set an intention for how we want to feel during our few hours together. I’ll then teach you the embroidery basics as well as some...
Rag rug making workshops - Norfolk and Norwich
Gold AWARD
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Rag rug making workshops - Norfolk and Norwich
Norfolk - Next course on 5th October 2019
£25
Beginners rug making workshop at Kerri's Pine, The Old Railway Station Reepham. Learn this traditional craft with Victoria Goulden, Norfolk rugmaker and teacher, begin creating rugs, mats, wallhangings, cushion covers, table runners, tea cosies and more from entirely recycled clothing. A hook is available to use and/or purchase on the day, bring fabrics and a good pair of scissors. For enquiries and to book, please get in touch. Further classes at venues in rural Norfolk listing soon, Victoria also demonstrated rug making at The Norfolk Makers Festival at The Forum...
Textiles of Japan & the Festival of Quilts
Platinum AWARD
(12)
Textiles of Japan & the Festival of Quilts
Kanto - Next course on 13th January 2020
£5199
Join Pat Archibald on an extraordinary journey to the Land of the Rising Sun! A fascinating fusion of old and new, Japan’s soaring skyscrapers and high-tech innovation sit side by side with historical pagodas and traditional shrines. A country with deep-rooted cultural and religious beliefs, Japan also has a long history of textile excellence – making this tour the trip of a lifetime for quilters, patchwork and embroidery aficionados alike. As you visit Tokyo, Takayama, Kyoto and Fukuoka, you’ll explore cultural sights, meet local crafts people and take in the...
Prague patchwork meeting
Platinum AWARD
Prague patchwork meeting
Prague - Next course on 3rd April 2020
£1125
Join Pat Archibald for a fabulous long weekend of quilting, sightseeing and textile discovery! Now in its 14th year the Prague Patchwork Meeting is a truly international experience with exhibitors from across Europe as well as Canada, USA, Taiwan, Australia, South Korea and Japan. Boasting four halls of galleries and shops there's plenty to see and do for quilters of all levels of experience. But your Prague experience doesn't end there! During two half days of sightseeing our local guide will show us the highlights of this beautiful city including...

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