Bookable Workshops
The Creative Craft Show

Bookable Workshops

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A programme of workshops giving you the chance to develop established or new skills. You’ll be learning in small groups and a friendly environment.

Experts will be on hand to share their skills and develop yours through fantastic value sessions.

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Cocoon&me Workshops

ARM KNITTING WITH COCOON&ME

Come along to this 2.5 hour workshop and be guided through the art of arm knitting. Paula from Cocoon&Me will teach you the process of knitting your blanket and will be on hand as you work on your masterpiece using vegan friendly giant yarn. Walk away with your very own unique chunky knit blanket, in a colour of your choice.

The size of the finished blanket will be approximately 95cm x 145cm, you will be contacted to choose your colour once booked. These blankets are really on trend and look great in any interior. Either make as a gift or treat yourself to a contemporary blanket made by you !

INCLUDES FREE SHOW ENTRY | 10.15 – 12.45 each day | 2.5-hour workshop | £49

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MACRAME PLANT HANGER

Learn how to make your very own handmade macramé plant hanger using cotton braid. Paula from Cocoon&me will show you a few step by step basic knots & techniques that you can then use to design your very own plant hanger. This ancient craft is back in fashion & is perfectly timed to work with the renaissance for plants in the home. Take home your bespoke macramé hanger with its own recycled catering tin, perfect for you to then buy the plant of your choice. A macramé plant hanger will make a perfect gift or simply a beautiful & contemporary addition to your home made by you !

INCLUDES FREE SHOW ENTRY | This workshop is designed for beginners | 13.30 – 15.30 each day | 2 hour workshop | £25

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Creative Den

NEEDLE FELT A POSE-ABLE MOUSE (Thursday)

Learn simple wire armature and needle felting techniques, and create your very own characterful, pose-able mouse with author Steffi Stern from The Makerss. Suitable for beginners and more advanced. 

60-minute workshop / Thursday / £12 / 3.30 – 4.30pm / 20 places

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NEEDLE FELT A BABY BUNNY WITH STEFFI STERN FROM THE MAKERSS (FRIDAY)

Needle felt a life size baby bunny that fits into the palm of your hand with needle felting enthusiast Steffi Stern, from the Makerss. Suitable for beginners and more advanced.

60-minute workshop / £12.00 / Friday / 3.30 – 4.30pm / 20 places

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Create a Stained glass seagull (Thursday)

Tracey Quinn

In this workshop you will explore the possibilities of working with stained glass using the Tiffany technique. With pre-cut glass pieces you will create a beautiful seagull design, learning how to tape around the glass with copper foil, then solder the pieces together and silver to enhance it’s appearance. Tracey will also explain how to transfer pictures onto glass, plus design and cut your own glass for future work..

90-minute workshop – £22.00 / Thursday 5th – 10.15am – 11.45am / 20 places

Children between 12 – 16yrs are welcome to participate, as long as they are accompanied by a paying adult who is fully responsible for their Health & Safety and supervision.

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MAKE HEDGEHOG HETTY AND BABY LULU IN STAINED GLASS (FRIDAY)

Tracey Quinn

In this workshop you will explore the possibilities of working with stained glass using the Tiffany technique. With pre-cut glass pieces you will create these cute hedgehog designs, learning how to tape around the glass with copper foil, then solder the pieces together and silver to enhance it’s appearance. Tracey will also explain how to transfer pictures onto glass, plus design and cut your own glass for future work. Hetty and Lulu stand approximately 16cm tall, including the base.

90-minute workshop – £26.00 / Friday 6th – 10.15am – 11.45am / 20 places

Children between 12 – 16yrs are welcome to participate, as long as they are accompanied by a paying adult who is fully responsible for their Health & Safety and supervision.

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MAKE THIS FUN BEACH HUT IN STAINED GLASS (SATURDAY)

with Tracey Quinn

In this workshop you will explore the possibilities of working with stained glass using the Tiffany style technique. With pre-cut glass pieces you will create a beach hut design, learning how to foil glass with copper, then solder the pieces together and silver to enhance it’s appearance. Tracey will also explain the possibilities of using this technique in different crafts.

90-minute workshop / £26.00 / Saturday 7th / 10.15 – 11.45am / 20 places

Children between 12 – 16yrs are welcome to participate, as long as they are accompanied by a paying adult who is fully responsible for their Health & Safety and supervision.

 

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COLOURFUL CITYSCAPES WALL HANGING

Leah Higgins

Learn how to use textile inks to print and paint the fabrics used in these colourful, abstract cityscapes. A kit will be provided with Bondaweb and full instructions for finishing your wall hanging at home.

90-minute workshop / £16.00 / Each Day – 12.00pm – 1.30pm / 16 places

 

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MOON GAZING HARE – SILVER CLAY TASTER WORKSHOP

Tracey Spurgin

Aimed at the absolute beginner. Join Jewellery Maker and TV Guest designer Tracey Spurgin as she guides you step-by-step through this adorable project to make a stunning pendant in fine silver. Note: Jump ring and chain not included.

90-minute workshop – £22.00 / Each Day / 1.45 – 3.15pm / 20 places

 

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NEEDLE FELT A CUTE FLUFFY BARN OWL (Saturday)

With Steffi Stern, The Makerss

Learn how to make a 3D sculpted shape with wool; ‘paint’ with wool to add shading and add other shapes onto it. Take your finished owl home together with the tools and written instructions. Suitable for total beginners as well as those who already have some experience. The finished Owl stands about 12cm tall.

60-minute workshop / £12.00 / Saturday / 3.30 – 4.30pm / 20 places

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The Creation Station

Pebble Art for Adults | Thursday PM

Pebble art workshop – adults

60-minute workshop / Thursday 5th Sept – 1:30pm or 3pm

Each ticket booked includes 1 adult show entry, plus one free adult workshop place at £11

(Please note you will be taken to The Creation Station website to book this workshop ticket)

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Mythical Creatures for Children | Friday PM

Mythical Creatures workshop – ages 4+

60-minute workshop / Friday 6th Sept – 1:30pm or 3pm

Each ticket booked includes 1 free adult show entry, plus one child’s workshop place at £6. Extra workshop spaces can be booked at £6.

(Please note you will be taken to The Creation Station website to book this workshop ticket)

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Canvas Creations for Children | Thursday & Friday AM

Canvas creations workshop – all ages

60-minute workshop / Thursday 5th Sept & Friday 6th Sept – 10:30am or 12pm

Each ticket booked includes 1 free adult show entry, plus one child’s workshop place at £6. Extra workshop spaces can be booked at £6.

(Please note you will be taken to The Creation Station website to book this workshop ticket)

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Slime Workshop for Children | Saturday AM

Slime workshop age 4+

60-minute workshop / Saturday 7th Sept – 10:30am or 12pm

Each ticket booked includes 1 free adult show entry, plus one child’s workshop place at £6. Extra workshop spaces can be booked at £6.

(Please note you will be taken to The Creation Station website to book this workshop ticket)

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Drawing Robot Workshop for Children | Saturday PM

Drawing robot workshop – all ages

60-minute workshop / Saturday 7th Sept – 1:30am or 3pm

Each ticket booked includes 1 free adult show entry, plus one child’s workshop place at £6. Extra workshop spaces can be booked at £6.

(Please note you will be taken to The Creation Station website to book this workshop ticket)

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Debbie Shore Sewing Workshops

10.30 AM LEARN ABOUT SEWING MACHINES WITH DEBBIE SHORE (BEGINNER)

Learn the basics of using a sewing machine, from use of stitches to sewing with different fabrics, using stabilisers and presser feet and how to maintain your machine. Don’t worry about remembering everything you learn as you’ll have the chance to buy a copy of Debbie Shore’s Sewing Room Secrets book at half price, worth £9.99, which is full of tuition for the beginner machine sewer. Fabric and thread included.

60-minute workshop / Thursday, Friday and Saturday / £15 / 10.30 – 11.30am / 10 places

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12.00 PM LEARN ABOUT SEWING MACHINES WITH DEBBIE SHORE (INTERMEDIATE)

Learn how to get even more out of your sewing machine as you master blind hemming, shirring elastic, button holes, gathering and pleating, finishing seams and tackling zips! Don’t worry about remembering everything you learn as you’ll have the chance to buy a copy of Debbie Shore’s Sewing Room Secrets book at half price, worth £9.99, which is full of tuition for the beginner machine sewer. Fabric and thread included.

60-minute workshop / Thursday, Friday and Saturday / £15 / 12.00 – 13.00pm / 10 places

 

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14.00 PM LEARN ABOUT SEWING MACHINES WITH DEBBIE SHORE (ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS)

Learn the absolute basics of using a sewing machine, from how your machine works to threading, troubleshooting, sewing in a straight line, demystifying tensions, needles, threads and seam allowances. Don’t worry about remembering everything you learn as you’ll have the chance to buy a copy of Debbie Shore’s Sewing Room Secrets book at half price, worth £9.99, which is full of tuition for the beginner machine sewer. Fabric and thread included.

60-minute workshop / Thursday, Friday and Saturday / £15 / 14.00 – 15.00pm / 10 places

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