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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!
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...
The Rocky Mountaineer & Calgary's Festival of Quilts
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The Rocky Mountaineer & Calgary's Festival of Quilts
- Next course on 16th May 2020
£4745
Indulge your stitching passions with two full days of workshops in Anne Dale’s ‘My Sewing Room’, and a truly memorable visit to Calgary’s wonderful Festival of Quilts.
Textile sensations of South Korea
Platinum AWARD
Textile sensations of South Korea
- Next course on 6th April 2020
£4599
South Korea has a long history of making and designing textiles. On this tour we’ll explore this history, through hands-on workshops with local experts and visits to national embroidery, textile and quilt art museums. We’ll also explore many other aspects of this fascinating country; royal palaces, traditional villages and Buddhist shrines combine in this itinerary with fantastic gardens and scenic coastlines to create a tour that will intrigue and amaze at every turn.
Business Set up Course in Luxury Candle Making - Residential in Central Antibes, France
Business Set up Course in Luxury Candle Making - Residential in Central Antibes, France
Cote d'Azur
£3750
Professional Business Complete - 6 Day Course – Learning the Art of Candle Design and Making as a Business. This amazing creative "one on one" personal tuition course gives you a detailed view of how to set up a profitable Candle Making Business, staying with Jane in her amazing apartment in Central Antibes. You will learn ... Types of waxes – their usage and "how to guide". Understanding wicks – the wrong size wick can transform your beautiful design into a badly burning mess Health and Safety – extremely important...
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...
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...
Pour l’amour du Fil quilt show
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Pour l’amour du Fil quilt show
- Next course on 20th April 2020
£1745
Join Victoria on this wonderful Stitchtopia holiday to Nantes for a 6-night stay in the heart of this historical city. Pour l’Amour du Fil, or ‘for the love of threads’, is a fascinating international show for thread-based arts. Patchwork, quilting, sewing, embroidery, home décor and knitting are all represented at the show, attracting some of the world’s best-known experts and visitors from across the Globe. As well as a full day at the show, you can hone your own stitching skills in four half-day workshops hosted by Victoria and discover...
Madeira Cross Stitch Retreat
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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.
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 -...

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