Bookable Creative Workshops · Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts · Dates Coming Soon · ExCeL, London

Creative Den Workshops

Please book your workshops to avoid disappointment. Any remaining spaces will be on sale from the Organisers’ Office at the show, situated outside the hall entrance.

Note: Please arrive at the Creative Den (aisle E) 5-minutes before the start of your workshop.

USING FAIR ISLE CONFIDENTLY TO BE CREATIVE AND HAVE FUN

11.00am USING FAIR ISLE CONFIDENTLY TO BE CREATIVE AND HAVE FUN

with Monica Russel

Fair Isle patterns are great for colour work. In this workshop you will learn how to change yarn colours confidently, read charts and chose colours to blend or contrast to add interest to your project. You will be given ideas of how to add Fair Isle designs to existing patterns to make them unique. We will discuss suitable projects for you to make using colour work.

FUN NEEDLE FELTED CHRISTMAS BROOCHES

12.15pm FUN NEEDLE FELTED CHRISTMAS BROOCHES

with Val Hughes

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.

DEVELOPING SKILLS IN KNITTING SIMPLE LACE

1.30pm DEVELOPING SKILLS IN KNITTING SIMPLE LACE

with Monica Russel

This workshop will give you the opportunity to develop your techniques and confidence in lace knitting and give you ideas to make your own snood or scarf. The workshop is suitable for people who can cast on and off and knit and purl. All materials and patterns will be provided to enable you to knit several samples. You will also be given guidance of how to rectify errors when knitting lace

MAKE AN EMBROIDERED BROOCH

2.45pm MAKE AN EMBROIDERED BROOCH

with Helen McKenna

Come along, relax and make a unique brooch – the perfect Christmas gift for yourself or a friend! Choose from the background fabric and embellish simple stitches using gorgeous coloured stranded cotton threads. Everything provided.

Creative & Upcycling Workshops

Creative & Upcycling Workshops with Inma Goodhew from The Old School Club.

Thursday

Thursday 10:30am
Coming Soon
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Thursday 12 noon
Fabric Covered Notebook Fabric Covered Notebook

Beginners workshop – cost £8.00
Using hard cover notebooks, learn how to cover a book with a selection of fabrics and vintage buttons.

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Thursday 1:30pm
Picture Frames Picture Frames

Beginner workshop – cost £8.00
Upcycle old picture frames with fabrics, bright colour yarn and buttons.

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Friday

Friday 10:30am
Wicker Handbag
Wicker Handbag

Intermediate workshop – cost £15.00
Decorate a boho style wicker (rush) handbag using a combination of embellishments, including trimmings, lace and vintage buttons.

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Friday 12 noon
Picture Frames
Picture Frames

Beginner workshop – cost £8.00
Upcycle old picture frames with fabrics, bright colour yarn and buttons.

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Friday 1:30pm
Simple Macramé Plant Pot Hanger
Simple Macramé Plant Pot Hanger

Beginner workshop – cost £8.00
Back into fashion again, macramé is the chosen craft for slow making. Macramania! Ropes, cord and knots are invading our homes and we are loving it!

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Saturday

Saturday 10:30am
Personalised Santa’s Sack
Personalised Santa’s Sack

Beginners workshop – cost £5.00
Personalise your Santa’s Sack with a selection of Christmas fabrics finished with blanket stitch.

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Saturday 12 noon
Fabric Covered Notebook
Fabric Covered Notebook

Beginners workshop – cost £8.00
Using hard cover notebooks, learn how to cover a book with a selection of fabrics and vintage buttons.

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Saturday 1:30pm
Christmas Tree Decorations
Christmas Tree Decorations

Beginners workshop (all ages) – cost £5.00
Sew your own Christmas tree decorations! From children to teens to mums to grandmas, join us for a fun workshop where you will make decorations using felt, fabrics and many other embellishments! You will also learn stitches to make your decorations super unique.

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Event details may change due to unforeseen circumstances.

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