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Find craft and activity holidays across Europe and the wider world. Travelling abroad on a creative retreat is a wonderful way to develop your skills, whilst discovering new places, traditions and cultures... sometimes with added sunshine too!
Residential art courses Spain
Residential art courses Spain
East Sussex - Next course on 15th February 2020
£950
Come and paint in the warmth of the sun in southern Spain. Banish the blustery British blues of winter and join us for an all inclusive, exclusive and strictly limited residential art course. Learn how to start or improve your painting and drawing skills whilst enjoying being outside in the delightful Spanish countryside where the orange, lemon and olive groves nestle on the sides of the mountains.
Textiles of Japan & the Festival of Quilts
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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...
Textile Impressions of India
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Textile Impressions of India
Suffolk - Next course on 24th January 2020
£4995
This textile holiday will capture your imagination and introduce you to the colourful textiles and cultural wonders of India. We’ll enjoy the Republic Day parade in Delhi, travel on India’s fastest train to Agra and, the highlight of the tour for some, visit the Taj Mahal. In Jaipur we’ll take part in a block printing workshop and in Udaipur we’ll visit a foundation set up to teach women patchwork, applique and embroidery skills. In Ahmedabad we visit the Calico Museum, the premier textile museum of India and not forgetting, of...
Art painting & sailing retreat holiday in Greece for beginners and improvers inc flights & 7 nights B&B ATOL protected
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Art painting & sailing retreat holiday in Greece for beginners and improvers inc flights & 7 nights B&B ATOL protected
Kent
£950
​Painting and sailing - a beautiful art holiday in Greece - for beginners and all levels in all mediums. From £950 painters from £599 non painters Please note. This course is suitable for people of any age & ability, single people, couples, small groups and families. Not suitable for hen or stag parties, unless booked exclusively. We have been running our courses for 15 years and our holidays in Greece for the past 4 years. We have teamed up with the renowned company, Seafarer who are ABTA protected, to provide...
Felt art and meditation holiday / Retreat  in the Scottish Hebrides or The French Alps
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Felt art and meditation holiday / Retreat in the Scottish Hebrides or The French Alps
Savoie - Next course on 27th April 2020
£950
Debra runs fabulous sell out felting holidays in both the French Alps and the Scottish Hebrides where people return again and again. The retreats accommodate between 6-8 people. Both locations are in fabulous 5 * houses both of which can be found on the web for a closer inspection. ISLE OF COLL- an amazingly stylish and contemporary house surrounded by beaches. FRANCE -Chalet Nantailly Haute Luce. This is a wonderful retreat in the stunning French Alps with Mont Blanc views from your window. You will stay in a fabulous 5...
Leather working craft course in France in a beautiful workshop
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Leather working craft course in France in a beautiful workshop
Dordogne - Next course on 26th September 2019
£495
SUMMER LEATHER CRAFT COURSE IN HAUTEFORT, FRANCE   Create your own beautiful handmade leather items, learn and develop new skills, meet fellow artisans and enjoy a blissful break at a centuries-old manor complex in the rolling French countryside. A 3 day leather course for beginners and more experienced makers alike. With close guidance and demonstrations students will learn how to make 'cut-edge' small leather goods, such as wallets, billfolds, phone cases, ipad cases, pouches or belts. Students will work exclusively with vegetable tanned leathers, and linings such as thin pig skin...
Sitges Patchwork Festival & Barcelona
Platinum AWARD
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Sitges Patchwork Festival & Barcelona
- Next course on 13th March 2020
£1579
Join Janet Clare on this holiday centred around the Sitges International Patchwork Festival. Enjoy two days at the festival and then experience the history and architectural highlights of Girona and Barcelona; two of the most important cities in Catalonia. We have also arranged two included workshops with Janet during our stay in Girona, making this the perfect combination of sewing and sightseeing.
Knit & crochet in the West of Ireland
Platinum AWARD
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Knit & crochet in the West of Ireland
- Next course on 19th April 2020
£1495
On this superb 6-day knitting & crochet holiday you'll enjoy workshops led by either Carol Meldrum or Sarah Hazell and discover the stunning scenery, spirit and traditional crafts of the west coast of Ireland. Included excursions give you a chance to explore the charming city of Galway and visit the Leenane Sheep and Wool Centre amidst the rugged Connemara landscape. Knitting has been a part of Irish life since the 1600's when knitting schools were established across the country. During the 18th century knitting became a source of income for...
Green Wood Chair Making in Portugal
Platinum AWARD
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Green Wood Chair Making in Portugal
Devon
£350
Much more than a green wood chair making course! Learn to make a free-form windsor style chair of your own design in the beautiful surroundings of the Cerdeira artisan village in the mountains of Portugal. The term 'windsor chair' is used to describe any chair consisting of a slab of wood for a seat, with sticks jointed into it to form the legs and back components. In six days you will learn all the basic green woodworking techniques, and you will take home a completed chair. This is not a...
Appliqué, embroidery and tucking - Texture on Textiles - creative holiday in France
Appliqué, embroidery and tucking - Texture on Textiles - creative holiday in France
France
£700
Holiday costs £700 or £650 each if you bring one friend, £600 each if you bring two… Dates are offered throughout the year - please contact me for details. An ideal holiday for someone with some Textiles experience, and who wants to learn tucking, appliqué, free machine embroidery and quilting… Techniques covered: * Machine appliqué * Free machine embroidery * Raw edge free motion appliqué * Manipulated tucking * English quilting What you’ll make: * Lined tote bag * Cushion cover * Embroidered framed picture * Small storage pouch

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