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Contact Name: Alison White

Telephone: 01473 917298

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2 Betts Avenue
Martlesham Heath
Ipswich
Suffolk
IP5 3RH

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£1599
- Next course on 12th April 2019
Join Carol Meldrum, fellow knitters and crocheters for the perfect springtime break. Enjoy a 3-night cruise along the Dutch waterways, explore pretty Dutch harbours and visit the world’s largest flower garden, Keukenhof. Your first workshop with Carol will take place on-board too. On our final evening of the cruise we’ll transfer to a smaller vessel to experience the true beauty of the city on a canal cruise. Each evening, relax in the lounge with music...
£2195
- Next course on 27th July 2019
Gleaming glaciers, foaming waterfalls, soaring mountains, beautiful valleys and ice-blue mountain lakes are all part of Norway’s stunning fjordland canvas. In Bergen we’ll take an exclusive yarn-related excursion, visiting the highlights of the city as well as the national knitting museum and some of the city’s wool shops. Our ports of call to and from Norway include both the Shetland and Orkney Islands. On Shetland we’ll visit the Shetland Museum & Archive for a tour...
£1945
Faroe Islands - Next course on 17th June 2019
Discover the stunning landscapes of the Faroe Islands in the company of fellow travellers who share your passion for knitting. Enjoy two and a half days of private workshops, where, under the guidance of local knitting expert Katrina I Geil, you’ll learn about the Faroese knitting traditions as you create your own Faroese inspired project. With both included excursions and a choice of optional tours you can delve deep and explore the stunning landscapes and...
£1525
- Next course on 23rd April 2019
We are excited to announce that Lynette Anderson is hosting her first Stitchtopia holiday in Nantes; a historical city in the north-west region of France and venue for the Pour l’amour de fil 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 this...
£1045
Prague - Next course on 5th April 2019
Join our expert Janet Clare for a long weekend of quilting, sightseeing and textile discovery. Now in its 13th year, the Prague Patchwork Meeting is a truly international experience with exhibitors from across Europe as well as Canada, USA, Taiwan, Australia, South Korea and Japan. Boasting four halls of galleries and shops there's plenty to see and do for quilters of all levels of experience. But your Prague experience doesn't end there! During two half...
£3999
Cape Town - Next course on 11th August 2019
Join us on this 14 night textile adventure to South Africa and the 20th South African National Quilt Festival. Flights included. This tour takes you to some of the country’s most iconic sites and experiences; Table Mountain and the Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden in Cape Town, Robben Island, wine tasting in the Cape Winelands, the Garden Route and an elephant safari. Our expert, Mandy Shaw, will be on hand throughout the tour, hosting 1 full day...
£599
Staffordshire - Next course on 22nd March 2019
We are excited to be re-introducing the Stitchtopia Festival to our programme of events for 2019. With a new venue, this will be the ultimate 3-night residential event for all knitters, stitchers, quilters and fabric and fibre lovers. Eight of our most popular experts will be offering workshops across the weekend and the fun continues after dinner with optional talks or entertainment. Across the weekend there will be choice of at least 48 workshop sessions...
£1995
- Next course on 18th August 2019
Known for its awe-inspiring beauty, Norway’s fjordland is simply spectacular. Visit delightful cities and cruise deep blue fjords such as magnificent Geirangerfjord, surrounded by majestic mountains. Olden is the gateway to the spectacular Briksdal Glacier and Eidfjord offers a chance to visit the impressive Vøringsfossen waterfall. Visits to Dublin and Shetland complete the cruise. We include exclusive excursions in Dublin, Shetland and Bergen. In Dublin we’ll see the highlights of the city as well as...
£1595
Shetlands - Next course on 5th June 2019
Discover the breathtaking Shetland Islands, whose past is interwoven with a rich history of wool, textiles and inimitable Fair Isle technique. On this 6-day holiday draw knitting inspiration from the coastlines and powerful landscapes, whose diverse colour pallet provides the perfect backdrop to your creative pastime. Learn how the world-famous Shetland wool is farmed, woven into yarn and then tranformed by the locals into beautiful hand-crafted items. In the company of like-minded knitters, who share...
£1595
Veneto - Next course on 24th April 2019
Join us on this 6-night holiday to the lovely city of Verona in the company of Karin Hellaby. Discover the wonderful textile exhibits at the Verona Tessile, immerse yourself in the splendour of Lake Garda and visit the glorious city of Venice. The Verona Tessile transforms the city into a diffused museum of textile art with exhibits located in museums, churches and other beautiful locations throughout the city. The holiday includes a walking tour of...