Kantha Lavender Bag

Kantha Hare sewing workshop at Cowshed Creative in the Lake District


At Cowshed Creative, we run an extensive range of art, craft and heritage workshops in our beautifully converted art studio, on our traditional farm in the heart of the Lake District.

Kantha is a meditative rhythmic sewing technique that enables the mind to rest whilst creating a beautiful design. During this relaxing wellness session, you will stitch either a hare or tree of life, using simple stitches on linen. At the end of the session, you leave rested with a design for a scented lavender bag. All levels of stitchers are welcome, and the kit comes with everything you need to finish this lavender bag

Sara Dennis gained a First-class degree in Art History and Museum Studies from Lancaster University. She graduated from the Royal School of Needlework Future Tutor Programme in 2017 winning the Outstanding Achievement Award. As well as teaching classes at Hampton Court Palace and Williamsburg and VA for the Royal School of Needlework, Sara has also taught at the Victoria & Albert Museum, the British Library and the Royal Free Hospital. She is the textile expert on the Repair Shop (BBC1). Sara has a studio in Lancaster Castle.

The art studio at Cowshed Creative 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.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

£70 includes some great tuition, a stunning venue and a tasty 2 course lunch with home baked bread and cake. Tea and coffee throughout the day.

There is an additional material fee of £25 to cover everything you need to create a Kantha Lavender bag.


George Grange at Cowshed Creative


Browfoot Farm

Suitable for

  • Accommodation offered
  • Adults
  • Parking provided
  • Public transport
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers


1 day (10:00am to 4:00pm)

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