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Fascinators, trim & decoration at Cowshed Creative, Lake District near Windermere

Glam-up! Create your own Fascinator for a special event or celebration

Duration: 1 day

Price: £68

Contact: George Grange at Cowshed Creative (Kentmere Farm Pods and Creative Courses)

Browfoot Farm, Brow Foot Lane

Course Start Dates

Due to the uncertainty caused by COVID-19/Coronavirus, please contact the course organiser before finalising plans to attend this course.
Friday 17th April 2020

About the Course

Check out our 2020 Cowshed Creative workshop programme on OUR website (purple tab above).

Glam-Up for a special event; a wedding, engagement party, or maybe you're off to the races! This is the perfect excuse to create your own Fascinator or small ‘Hat-inator’ with crinoline brim! Learn a variety of techniques and let the magic begin! Develop the skills to make a unique headdress you'll be proud to wear to any celebration. No millinery experience required, but you will need some basic hand sewing skills. Maggi’ will be there to help every step of the way according to your chosen design.

Maggi Toner-Edgar has been making cut and sew hats and sculptural wedding head-dresses since she began as a fashion/textile designer in the eighties. Having previously taught Fashion and Textiles at undergrad and postgrad level at the University of Central Lancashire and the University of Cumbria she has many different skills including Fashion Illustration, Pattern-cutting and industrial accessory/clothing design and manufacture.

This workshop will be at Cowshed Creative, based in a converted Lakeland barn on our traditional family Farm. The art studio is a stunning open plan space with plenty of room to wander outside and take inspiration from the amazing Lakeland landscape and environment of the peaceful Kentmere valley. Make it a special break and stay in one of our luxury camping pods on the farm. Check out our website for details.

All our tutors are carefully selected professionals and experts with extensive teaching experience. Whilst this is a relatively new venture, George, who has set up Cowshed Creative, has many years of experience programming and running creative courses at the Brewery Arts Centre in Kendal and for Cumbria Adult Education.

For details on how to book as well as info on this and other courses, take a look at our website (purple button top right).

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

The workshop fee includes some great tuition, a stunning venue and a tasty 2 course lunch with home baked bread, cake and refreshments throughout the day. We like to finish the day with a cup of tea and slice of cake. Eat outside or enjoy lunch by the wood burner.

There will be a material fee of £8. Further materials can be bought on the day from the tutor if you wish.

For details on how to book as well as info on this and other courses, take a look at our website (purple button top right).

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  • Accessible by public transport
  • Accommodation offered
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Intermediate level
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers

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