Bookable Creative Workshops · Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts · 21-24 September 2017 · Westpoint Centre, Exeter

Creative Den Workshops

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

The following Workshop Tickets for Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts can be booked online, but any remaining tickets are available for sale from the Organisers’ Office, situated outside the hall entrance. You will need a show ticket to be able to take part in the Workshops.

Workshops last 1 hour and tickets cost £10. Workshops are limited to 20 spaces.

Note: it is important to arrive at the Creative Den 5-minutes before the start of your workshop.

Thursday

10:30am
Creative Workshop – Notebook

1-hour workshop – cost £10.00
Using hard cover notebooks, learn how to cover a book using a selection of fabrics and vintage buttons.

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12 noon
Upcycling Picture Frame

1-hour workshop – cost £10.00
Using pre-loved photo frames, will paint, distress or decoupage to obtain a stunning effect!

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2:00pm
Customising Denim

1-hour workshop – cost £10.00
Bring a piece of denim along (trousers, skirts, shirts or jackets) and learn how to customize into a unique piece using silk embroidered flowers and applique.

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Friday

10:30am
Creative Workshop – Notebook

1-hour workshop – cost £10.00
Using hard cover notebooks, learn how to cover a book using a selection of fabrics and vintage buttons.

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12 noon
Customising Denim

1-hour workshop – cost £10.00
Bring a piece of denim along (trousers, skirts, shirts or jackets) and learn how to customize into a unique piece using silk embroidered flowers and applique.

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2:00pm
Creative Workshop – Soft Rush Basket

1-hour workshop – cost £10.00
Decorate a boho style soft round round basket using a combination of bright and colourful embellishments, including pom poms, trimmings, vintage buttons and lace.

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Saturday

10:30am
Family Workshop – Felt Cactus

1-hour workshop – cost £10.00
Hand sew a cactus! Finished with blanket stitch.

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12 noon
Creative Workshop – Soft Rush Handbag

1-hour workshop – cost £10.00
Decorate a boho style soft rush handbag using a combination of bright and colourful embellishments, including pom poms, trimmings and lace.

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2:00pm
Upcycling Picture Frame

1-hour workshop – cost £10.00
Using pre-loved photo frames, will paint, distress or decoupage to obtain a stunning effect!

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Sunday

10:30am
Creative Workshop – Macrame

1-hour workshop – cost £10.00
Macramania! Ropes, cord and knots are invading our homes and we are loving it! Learn the basic knows to make a plain or colourful plant pot hanger.

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12 noon
Upcycling Picture Frame

1-hour workshop – cost £10.00
Using pre-loved photo frames, will paint, distress or decoupage to obtain a stunning effect!

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Sew-Reloved Workshops

Refashioning clothes and accessories is a great way to revamp your wardrobe, so join local sewing expert Sara Radford in these inspirational up-cycling classes.

Please book your workshop places online. Any remaining tickets will be on sale at the show from the Organisers’ Office, situated outside the hall entrance.

THE ‘JEAN-IOUS’ MESSENGER BAG

10.30AM THE ‘JEAN-IOUS’ MESSENGER BAG

with Sara Radford

60-minute workshop – cost £8.00

In this workshop you will make a messenger bag formed from old denim jeans; add a little surface decoration and a strap with slider to adjust the length.
All materials provided.

MEN’S SHIRT BARDOT-STYLE TOP

12.45PM MEN’S SHIRT BARDOT-STYLE TOP

with Sara Radford

90-minute workshop – cost £15.00

Make a Bardot-style top from a man’s old shirt, by cutting off the collar and cuffs and using scraps of fabric to make pretty elastic casings and covered buttons to match.
All materials provided.

FUN JEANS SKIRT

2.00PM FUN JEANS SKIRT

with Sara Radford

60-minute workshop – cost £8.00

Turn a pair of old jeans that have seen better days into a new fun denim skirt. This workshop is especially good for jeans that appear to have ‘shrunk’ in the wash!
NOTE: All materials provided, but to ensure a good fit, please bring a pair of your own jeans to re-fashion if possible!

SILK TIE PHONE POUCH

3.15PM SILK TIE PHONE POUCH

with Sara Radford

60-minute workshop – cost £8.00

Turn an old silk tie into a silky phone cover, with an added pocket for credit cards and a key ring. It’s perfect for keeping everything safe on a night out!
All materials provided.

PLEASE NOTE
Event details may change due to unforeseen circumstances.

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