Bookable Creative Den Workshops · Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts · 30 June-2 July 2017 · NEC, Birmingham
Bookable embroidery & mixed media workshops at  Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts
Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts

30 June-2 July 2017
NEC, Birmingham

CREATIVE DEN WORKSHOPS

Pre-book your workshops in our Creative Den and guarantee a place!

The following workshop tickets can be booked online. You will need a show ticket to be able to take part in these workshops. Scroll down to see the full list available.

Workshops last 60 minutes and tickets cost £8.00 each. Any remaining tickets will be for sale in the Organisers’ Office in hall 12, priced at £8.00 per ticket.

Note: it is important to arrive at the Creative Den 5-minutes before the start. This is located in aisle K, close to the refreshment and seating area.

STITCH A TAPESTRY NEEDLEPOINT BROOCH

10.30AM STITCH A TAPESTRY NEEDLEPOINT BROOCH

with Tina Francis

One stitch, five colours and one-hour is all you need to create a beautiful stitched weave patterned brooch – Suitable for beginners and experienced stitchers alike. Workshop will provide brooch finding, woollen yarn, needles and canvas.

FRIDAY & SUNDAY ONLY

CREATE A FLORAL POLYMER CLAY BROOCH

11.45AM CREATE A FLORAL POLYMER CLAY BROOCH

with Members of the British Polymer Clay Guild

Want to try making your own jewellery? Then come along, and have a go with polymer clay to create this beautiful floral brooch, which will be fired on the day enabling you to take home the finished piece. All materials supplied.

FRIDAY ONLY

CREATE A BEACH HUT POLYMER CLAY PENDANT

11.45AM CREATE A BEACH HUT POLYMER CLAY PENDANT

with Members of the British Polymer Clay Guild

Come along, and have a go at crafting with polymer clay and create a fun beach hut pendant, which will be fired on the day enabling you to take home a finished piece. All materials supplied.

SUNDAY ONLY

INDIAN BLOCK PRINTED TOTE BAG

1.00PM INDIAN BLOCK PRINTED TOTE BAG

with The Arty Crafty Place

In this workshop you will learn about the traditional art of Indian Block Printing, using hand carved Indian wooden printing blocks to print a cotton Tote Bag with a selection of bright and colourful fabric paints, a mixture of seed heads, leaves and flower designs. Not only will you take away your hand printed work of art but you will also have the confidence to go away with the skills to print your own fabrics and papers. Suitable for all abilities, whether you have printed before or not, it’s super fun, and an easy way to be creative!

A SECRET GARDEN PINCUSHION

2.15PM A SECRET GARDEN PINCUSHION

with Pat Lumsdale

In this workshop you will learn the Secret Garden, English patchwork technique, to create a pretty hand-stitched pincushion. This technique is derived from Cathedral Window patchwork, and can be incorporated into many other patchwork projects, such as bags, cushions and quilts. Some experience of hand stitching preferable. All materials provided, plus a money-off voucher for Pinflair Creative Crafts patchwork fabrics.

MINDFUL STITCHING

3.30PM MINDFUL STITCHING

with Bex Raven

Inspired by historic Japanese techniques, learn the art of peaceful hand stitching combining colour, composition and most importantly, calm!

PLEASE NOTE
Event details may change due to unforeseen circumstances.

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