Beechwood Crafts

Contact name: Cath Snape
Total bookings
about 4 years
with CraftCourses

Maker's bio

I have crafted all my life, from sewing and knitting dolls clothes at primary school, to spinning , weaving, felting and dyeing over the last 10 years. Having taught and organised courses for friends, in 2019 I started Beechwood crafts, where I teach spinning and felting and have fabulous tutors who teach other courses, including needle felting, leatherwork and lino-printing.

Courses, kits & gifts

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Beginning spinning
Next date: 4th Apr 2023
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Beginning spinning on zoom
Next date: 28th Feb 2023
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Spinning lessons one to one
Next date: 14th Feb 2023
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Spinning silk 1 day
Next date: 13th Feb 2023
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Spinning Yarns - Beyond the Basics Zoom lesson
Next date: 28th Feb 2023

Recent reviews

All maker's reviews
31 Jan 23'

Jude reviewed: Beginning spinning

"My second course with Cath and, again, I thought her teaching was excellent. The day was well organised and we had plenty of opportunity to practise spinning as well as learning more about setting up the wheels etc. We also had the opportunity to try the different wheels that Cath has in her workroom (very useful if you are considering buying a wheel). I would certainly recommend this course."

Beechwood Crafts responded:

" Thank you Jude, It has been a pleasure to help you on your spinning journey. best wishes Cath "

30 Jan 23'

Liz reviewed: Beginning spinning

"An excellent introduction to this traditional craft. Welcoming and relaxed environment. Have I bought a wheel as a result? No but would seriously consider it if I wasn’t able to get out and about as much."

Beechwood Crafts responded:

" Thank you Liz, It was lovely to have you on the course. bet wishes Cath "

25 Nov 22'

ANNIE reviewed: Beginning spinning

"A very interesting course in a small group with a supportive atmosphere. There is a lot to learn and we all gained a lot of skills with Caths guidance. I was pleased to bring home some lovely yarn and hope to develop my skills further in future"

Beechwood Crafts responded:

" Thank you Annie, it was lovely to meet you and see your skills developing so well. Your yarn was beautiful. best wishes Cath "

21 Sep 22'

Jude White reviewed: Spinning lessons one to one

"I would highly recommend Cath as a spinning tutor. My lesson was well organised, highly informative and, even though I’m a complete novice, I left feeling I had made real progress. Cath’s approach is patient, friendly and her enthusiasm is infectious. I’m looking forward to my next lesson very much. Thanks Cath for a brilliant hour. "

Beechwood Crafts responded:

" Thanks Jude, It was a real pleasure to share my enthusiasm with you. You spun a beautiful skein. I am looking forward to seeing you again best wishes Cath "

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