Bookable Workshops
Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts

Bookable Workshops

These workshops are pre-booked online; any remaining tickets are available for sale from the Workshop Enquiries Desk situated at the back of the hall 19 at the end of aisle P.

 

Please note: It is important to arrive at the Creative Den Rooms, 5-minutes before the start of your workshop. These are located at the back of hall 19, at the end of aisles G and H.

Creative Den 1 Workshops

10.00am MAKE YOUR OWN CERAMIC HARE

MAKE YOUR OWN CERAMIC HARE with Ros Ingram

90-minute workshop – cost £20.00

 

Join ceramic artist Ros Ingram and learn how to create your own characterful clay hare in this step-by-step workshop. All materials provided; firing and postage available at extra cost on the day. Suitable for all ages and beginners; no children under 10 years.

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11.45am FUN REINDEER BROOCHES

FUN REINDEER BROOCHES with Ange Smith from the British Polymer Clay Guild

60-minute workshop – cost £10.00

 

Join Ange Smith in this fun workshop and learn how to use polymer clay to create a cute Reindeer Brooch, which will be fired on the day enabling you to take home a finished piece. All materials provided.

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11.45am FOILED CHRISTMAS TREES

FOILED CHRISTMAS TREES with Ange Smith from the British Polymer Clay Guild

60-minute workshop – cost £10.00

 

In this one-hour workshop you will create a Christmas tree ornament/brooch using polymer clay and foiling techniques. The finished piece will be baked on the Guild’s stand and available for collection approximately an hour after the end of the workshop.

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11.45am CUTE LITTLE SNOWMEN

CUTE LITTLE SNOWMEN with Karen Walker from the British Polymer Clay Guild

60-minute workshop – cost £10.00

 

Create your very own adorable snowman ornaments using polymer clay. This is a one-hour workshop and is suitable for beginners.

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11.45am CHRISTMAS PENGUIN TREE DECORATION

CHRISTMAS PENGUIN TREE DECORATION with Lisa Walker from the British Polymer Clay Guild

60-minute workshop – cost £10.00

 

Come along and create this little cutie penguin, using polymer clay and glitter; measuring just over 5cm tall, he’s great for hanging on your tree… You’ll want to go home and make a whole colony of them!

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1.00pm MIXED MEDIA, SCULPTED REINDEER HEAD

MIXED MEDIA, SCULPTED REINDEER HEAD with Annette Smyth

90-minute workshop – cost £20.00

Come and create a fun, mixed media, sculpted reindeer head with hanging baubles, on a winter background.  You will take away a finished, framed piece ready to hang. Suitable for all abilities.

 

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2.45pm STITCHED AND ALTERED BOOK PAGES

STITCHED AND ALTERED BOOK PAGES with Bex Raven

60-minute workshop – cost £10.00

 

Stitch, collage and sketch yourself a textured landscape using a book page as the base, learning about the art of bringing new life to old books.

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2.30pm NEEDLE FELT A POSE-ABLE CHRISTMAS MOUSE

THURSDAY ONLY

NEEDLE FELT A POSE-ABLE CHRISTMAS MOUSE with The Makerss

60-minute workshop – cost £10.00

 

Learn simple wire armature and needle felting techniques, and create your very own characterful, pose-able mouse with authors Steffi and Sophie from The Makerss. Suitable for beginners and more advanced.

Creative Den 2 Workshops

10.15am RUSTIC CHRISTMAS TREE DECORATIONS

RUSTIC CHRISTMAS TREE DECORATIONS with Bob Neill

60-minute workshop – cost £10.00

 

Come and create an original tree decoration, using a hot wire pen to burn your designs onto a log slice. The technique is similar to drawing or painting, and you will be able to add colour with felt pens or acrylic paint… Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment!

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11.30am THE THREE SISTERS

THE THREE SISTERS with Tracey Spurgin

90-minute workshop – cost £20.00

 

Join Jewellery Maker TV Guest Designer Tracey Spurgin as she guides you through the magical world of creating fine silver jewellery using silver clay. Tracey takes you step-by-step to create a stunning pendant set with a gleaming gemstone; your finished piece will be ready to wear at the end of the session. Note: Chain not included.

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1.15pm EXOTIC BIRDS

EXOTIC BIRDS with Ros Freeborn

60-minute workshop – cost £10.00

 

Let your imagination and artistic energy take flight and create your own totally unique exotic bird made from paper collage – and go home with a beautiful artwork. There is also the chance to turn your artwork into a stunning paper lampshade for an additional charge.

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2.30pm NEEDLE FELT A ROBIN

NEEDLE FELT A ROBIN with The Makerss

60-minute workshop – cost £10.00

 

Needlefelt a sweet robin using different types of wool and 3D shaping techniques, add some wire legs so he can stand, with authors Steffi and Sophie from The Makerss. Take your finished robin and tools home. Suitable for beginners and more advanced.

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2.30pm NEEDLE FELT A PENGUIN CHICK

NEEDLE FELT A PENGUIN CHICK with The Makerss

60-minute workshop – cost £10.00

 

Learn 3-D needlefelting techniques and wool mixing methods to create a sweet penguin chick, with authors Steffi and Sophie from The Makerss. Suitable for beginners and more advanced.

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2.30pm NEEDLE FELT A CUTE SNOWMAN

NEEDLE FELT A CUTE SNOWMAN with The Makerss

60-minute workshop – cost £10.00

 

Learn 3-D needlefelting techniques and create a cute snowman, with authors Steffi and Sophie from The Makerss. Take your finished snowman and tools home. Suitable for beginners and more advanced.

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