Thursday, 20 September 2012

Autumn knitting, crochet and sewing workshops

The weather is definitely cooler this week and its starting to feel like Autumn so its time to get crafting, this is my workshop programme for the Autumn and I hope there's something that 'takes your fancy'.  If you want to know more about me have a look at my various posts for workshops and my 'quilt gallery'.  Hope to see you sometime...

Knitting and Crochet Club @ Up Country - September 22nd, October 20th, 2 - 4pm, held every 4th Saturday a knitting and crochet group that meets above 'Up Country' in Holmfirth.  The 'club' costs £10 which gives you a £5 voucher to spend in the shop plus knitting and crochet advice from myself plus tea, coffee and home made cakes - and the chance to be around like minded crafters.

Quilt-in-a-day @ Unravel. Saturday September 29th, 10 - 4.30pm.  £40.  Make a quilt in a day, sewing experience beneficial but not essential.  I provide all equipment and you learn to make a 36" x 36" quilt, fabric needs to be purchased so make sure you have a material list. Check out my 'Quilt Gallery' to see previous quilting workshops.

How to make a log cabin cushion @ Unravel,  Saturday 13th October 10 - 4pm Denby Dale. £30.  Design and make your own log cabin cushion: this is a good beginners project for an introduction to quilting, you will make an 18 x18" cushion and learn the technique of log cabbining.  Contact the shop or myself for materials list.

How to make a skirt - that fits! , Saturday October 24th 10-4.30pm @ Up Country, Holmfirth. £40.   A good introduction to dress making  - making an a-line skirt that will actually fit you.. Sewing experience beneficial but not essential.  Contact the shop or myself with regard to materials list.

Professional Finishing Techniques Saturday November 24th,10 -4pm @ Up Country, Holmfirth. £30.  For the experienced knitter. How to achieve a professional finish on your knitted garment, the bit that everybody hates: putting it together and how to make it easier! You will learn loads....Requirements: 4 mm needles and a ball of double knitting yarn - preferably in a light colour: both can be purchased in shop.

Learn to Crochet Saturday December 1st 12 - 4pm £30. Learn the skill of crochet, be shown how to do the basic stitches, how to read a pattern and produce a small crochet project @ Up Country. Requirements: a 4 mm hook and a ball of double knitting preferably cotton: both can be purchased in shop. FULL

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