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 behind stand A23.

Please note: It is important to arrive at the Creative Den Room 2, 5-minutes before the start of your workshop.

This is located at the back of the hall, adjacent to the refreshment and seating area.

Creative Den 1 Workshops

10.15am HOW TO SEW LITTLE FELT ANIMALS

with Sue Quinn

90-minute workshop – cost £15.00

RUNS DAILY

In this class award-winning artist Sue Quinn, of ‘Bears by Sue Quinn’, will show you how to make this adorable hand-stitched pure wool felt brooch with glass eyes and whiskers – an introduction to the skills required for her book ‘How to sew little felt animals’.

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12.00pm THE PRETTY GETS GRITTY

with Lynette Jasper for Craft Buddy

90-minute workshop – cost £20.00

RUNS DAILY

A short but intensive mixed media workshop covering the basics of creating texture and layering, through to adding colours and all those important finishing touches.

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1.45pm PERSONALISED MDF PLAQUE

with Naomi Halon for Craft Buddy & Dawn Bibby Creations

60-minute workshop – cost £10.00

RUNS DAILY

Come and get creative with Naomi for some inky fun using stencils, stamps and embellishments from Craft Buddy & Dawn Bibby. You will be shaping your own flowers to make colourful plaques to adore your home or to give as gifts.

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3.00pm SPARKLING CRYSTAL SNOWFLAKE

with Members of the Beadworkers Guild

60-minute workshop – cost £10.00

RUNS DAILY

Using sparkling crystals and seed beads, learn to make this simple but charming Snowflake which is ideal for a Christmas decoration, bag charm, pendant or earrings.  No previous experience is necessary.

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Creative Den 2 Workshops

10.15am PAPERMAKING WITH LITERATURE

with Jonathan Korejko

90-minute workshop – cost £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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10.15am PAPERMAKING WITH TEXTILES

with Jonathan Korejko

90-minute workshop – cost £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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12.00pm SILVER CLAY JEWELLERY WORKSHOP

with Anna Campbell

90-minute workshop – cost £20.00

EACH DAY

Join jeweller Anna Campbell to learn how to make your own silver butterfly, hummingbird, button or owl pendant from silver clay. Suitable for beginners; under 16s must be supervised.

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1.45pm FUN NEEDLE FELTED CHRISTMAS BROOCHES

with Val Hughes

60-minute workshop – cost £10.00

EACH DAY

Make a fun and cheerful Christmas brooch using the dry felt making technique. Choose to make a cheery robin, a scrumptious Christmas pudding or a happy snowman.

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3.00pm INTRODUCTION TO SILK PAINTING

with Shirley Wells

60-minute workshop – cost £10.00

EACH DAY

This is an exciting ‘have a go’ opportunity to discover silk painting, an addictive and magical technique that requires no ability to draw or paint to create your own masterpiece.

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