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Make a Special Memory Toy.


Duration: 4 hours or half a day.

Price: £70

Run by: Sindy Stanley
at Sindikits

72 SelwynRoad
Edgbaston
Birmingham
West Midlands
B16 0SW

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About the Course

When making a basic toy you normally know what the outcome will be. But in this creative workshop you'll have to see "who shows up". When I completed my Embroidery Diploma with a toy made in a special way, I couldn't have foreseen the end result. It's astonishing that even when I'd learned so much, the end results could be surprising or take my breath away. If you've made a soft toy before, the middle part of this workshop will be familiar to you as you make a basic body. But the beginning and finishing will not be familiar as you learn to trust the process of what you're doing.

In this workshop you'll learn how to build basic skills into a unique 'being' or toy. You only need bring two items with you: your sewing machine and a tie, or scarf, or glove, or piece of fabric (at least 25cm x 15cm) etc:- a treasured item that will be an integral part of your toy, forever treasured for the memories it invokes. This toy may be a special gift to a friend, loved one, family member or kept by you.

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?

Some basic materials, yarns, threads and paint.
Half hour break for lunch or quick meal.
Teas & coffee, gluten free biscuits and wholemeal cake.



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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.


  • Accessible by public transport
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Teen friendly