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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!
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...
Madeira Cross Stitch Retreat
Platinum AWARD
Madeira Cross Stitch Retreat
- Next course on 29th September 2019
£1599
Join Jane Greenoff for a cross stitch retreat on the picturesque island of Madeira. Spend the week at the 4-star Baia Azul with breakfast and dinner included each day. Enjoy 3 full day and 1 half-day workshops with Jane and then explore the island on two included excursions, one of which features a visit to the renown local embroidery museum and factory.
Autumn Quilting River Cruise
Platinum AWARD
Autumn Quilting River Cruise
Suffolk - Next course on 18th October 2019
£1898
Discover the delights of the Danube on one of the most scenic journeys through the heart of Europe. From the city of Passau on the Austrian border to the Hungarian capital of Budapest, we cruise in comfort and style aboard MS Serenity, passing through the beautiful scenery of the Wachau valley and dipping into the history and culture of amazing cities along the way. Included sightseeing excursions are the Benedictine Abbey in Melk and city tours in Vienna and Budapest. Your holiday also includes exclusive textile-related excursions in Vienna, Budapest...
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...
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.
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.
Madeira embroidery retreat
Platinum AWARD
Madeira embroidery retreat
- Next course on 13th March 2020
£1599
We'd like to invite you to join us for our first embroidery retreat on the beautiful island of Madeira. Spend an incredible week at the 4-star Hotel Baia Azul on a bed and breakfast basis with a welcome dinner in the hotel and farewell dinner in a traditional folklore restaurant. Expand your embroidery skills with 3 full day and 1 half day workshop with expert, Helen McCook, and enjoy the company of your fellow crafters as you explore the island and capital city of Funchal on two included excursions -...
British Isles Discovery Knitting & Crochet Cruise
Platinum AWARD
British Isles Discovery Knitting & Crochet Cruise
- Next course on 31st March 2020
£2049
A fantastic opportunity to experience some of the wonderful scenery, fascinating history and ancient cultures of the British Isles, including highlights of Ireland. On this fascinating springtime cruise discover picturesque harbours, historic castles and ancient sites on the optional excursions as well as included and exclusive yarn-related tours in Amsterdam, Invergordon, Orkney and Guernsey. Join our expert, Sophia Reed, for two full day and two half day workshops, plus plenty of time for social knitting and crochet. Your projects will draw on the traditions of the places you visit, so...
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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