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Residential Traditional Handmade Tailored Lampshade Weekend Workshop Retreat - High Force, Teesdale

Tailor stitching trimming onto an handmade tailored lampshade in Morris

Duration: 2-days 2-nights

Price: £379

Book with: Jacqueline Schultz
at JSInteriorsUK

High Force Hotel
Alston Road
County Durham

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About the Course

Jacqueline invites you to slip away into your creative bubble for a professional, skill based weekend with a small group of like minded people. Traditional, comfortable, historic High Force Hotel & creative, crafty JSInteriors are teaming up to bring you a fun packed, busy weekend workshop retreat in the stunning, unspoilt North Pennines. This 2-night, 2-day residential workshop retreat covers all the traditional techniques required to make elegant bespoke handmade tailored lampshades.

Is this course for me?
Elegant, neat traditional tailored shades, whether for business or pleasure, would you like to learn all the stitches and techniques required to make your own handmade tailored shades to a professional standard? Jacqueline will share the tricks of the trade.

What will I learn?
During this busy, 2-day workshop you will complete a traditional handmade, balloon lined, tailored shade and also gain the confidence to work on a variety of future lampshade projects using traditional methods and hand sewing techniques.

Who will be teaching me?
Jacqueline is creative and talented, with over 20 years of teaching experience. She owns JSInteriorsUK and works as an Interior Designer in Yorkshire with mostly private clients on whole room schemes and holiday cottages.

What will I take home?
The knowledge, skills and confidence to make more bespoke handmade lampshades. Training notes. Information about tried and tested reliable suppliers. Access to JSInteriorUK website resources for other soft furnishing projects. And, of course, your first complete, beautiful lampshade.

Traditional lampshades are complimentary to bespoke curtains, blinds and scatter cushions so do check out other weekend retreats offered by JSInteriorsUK.

Only minimal sewing experience is necessary, therefore this course is suitable for both the beginner and more experienced, enthusiastic sewer.

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?

All course fees are inclusive of 2 nights B&B at High Force Hotel, complementary welcome cocktail reception Friday evening followed by a 2-day weekend workshop with a light lunch, refreshments and dinner at High Force Hotel, all lampshade making specialist materials & sundries, including 100% cotton Tana Lawn for the lining & training notes.

For more information and details on how to book please contact Jacqueline using the 'Contact' link above.

Retreat prices start from £379.00, with some variations depending on accommodation requirements.

To secure your place, a deposit of 50% is required with the balance due 1 month before your start date. If you need to cancel for any reason you can book onto another course or a full refund will be provided as long as you cancel within 2 weeks of your start date. We reserve the right to cancel the course if we get insufficient bookings and will aim to provide you with 10 days notice, your fee will be fully refunded.

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Course Start Dates

Saturday 12th October 2019
Sunday 13th October 2019
  • Accommodation offered
  • Disabled access
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Teen friendly
  • Weekends

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