Bookable Workshops
Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts

Bookable Workshops

Book now to secure your place. Remaining tickets will be on sale from the Organisers’ Office at the show.

Our programme of workshops gives you the chance to develop established skills or discover new ones! 

Creative Den Workshops

Note: it is important to arrive at the Creative Den Room, 5-minutes before the start of your workshop this is located at the end of aisle E.

 

10.30am PAPERMAKING WITH TEXTILES

with Jonathan Korejko

90-minute workshop – £15.00

FRIDAY AND SUNDAY 

Are you a Fibre Fanatic? Learn how to make beautiful papers with rag pulp and colourful threads, fibres, textures, and snippets. Your papers will be suitable for hand/machine embroidery, book making, and construction activities. This is the perfect workshop for those who love the versatility of textiles.

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10.30am PAPERMAKING WITH LITERATURE

with Jonathan Korejko

90-minute workshop – £15.00

THURSDAY AND SATURDAY

Make amazing paper with a literary theme! Letters, words, verbs and famous quotations will be used to create unique pieces of work for writing, painting, craft and bookbinding projects. Join Jonathan to learn how literature, art and nature can be blended together into a paper best seller!

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12.15pm STITCHED AND ALTERED BOOK PAGES

with Bex Raven

60-minute workshop – £10.00

RUNS DAILY

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

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1.30pm NUNO FELTMAKING

with Gillian Burbige from Bicton College

60-minute workshop – £10.00

RUNS DAILY

Create a sumptuous nuno piece (approximately A3 in size) using finest merino, embellished with lustrous pearled Leicester Longwool and Silk fibres. “Tailor-made” for lampshade or vessel cover, and/or further embroidery.

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2.45pm INTRODUCTION TO PAPERCUTTING

with Jay Raven

60-minute workshop – cost £10.00

RUNS DAILY

Come and create your own papercut artwork or card award-winningnning stencil artist Jay Raven. You will learn how to cut a design using bridges and delicate detail and emphasise it with coloured overlay. Not suitable for children, over 16s only.

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