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6 Week Crochet Course – Building Skills
£120
6pm - 8.30pm
Come along every fortnight for 6 weeks to enjoy some “me time” and build your crochet skills. Crochet has been growing in popularity for several years now. It has truly come out of the shadow of its former dowdy, old fashioned image and is now being appreciated for the creative, fun, colourful activity that it is. ...read more
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Advanced / Lace Crochet
£55
10am - 4pm
Crochet has been growing in popularity for several years now. The old fashioned image of a little old ladies hobby has truly gone. We know it is vibrant, colourful, creative, good for our mental health and a great way to make social connections. ...read more
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Bean Bag Chair Making
£40
2pm - 4pm
Bean bag chairs are comfy seats ideal for a child’s bedroom or for you to relax on in the living room. ...read more
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Beginners Crochet / Granny Squares
£55
10am - 4pm
Research shows that crochet is good for you! It helps you relax, be mindful, improves motor skills and can be a great way to make new social connections. So why not join in the ever growing crochet community? Learn how to Crochet to your hearts content. ...read more
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Saturday 29th April 2017


Bespoke Facial Skincare Workshop
£60
10am - 4pm
Want to make skincare products specially tailored to your skin type? Sick of paying high prices for generic ready made products? Would you like a relaxing day of pampering, chatting to likeminded crafters, gaining skills and having a giggle? If the answer to all of these is “yes” then Caz from lovely cosmetics can guild you through the process ...read more
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Ceramics Workshop
£36
10am - 12.30pm
This is a brand new Running With Scissors crafting opportunity. Why not have a go at creating ceramic gifts and accessories in our morning workshop? ...read more
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Circle Skirt in A Day
£60
10am - 4pm
Create your own skirt in a day! This workshop is ideal for the dress making beginner. You will learn how to measure length, cut material, sew hems and assemble the perfect summer skirt. ...read more
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Clothes and Dress Making - 8 Week Course
£240
6pm - 8.30pm
Due to popular demand we have put together a short dressmaking course for all the crafty sewers out there who want to create their own clothes. ...read more
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Crochet Clock Project Day
£55
10pm - 4pm
Crochet is growing in popularity and people are becoming more and more creative in its uses. During the morning you will develop your crochet skills by using a range of stitches to create your clock design. ...read more
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Creative Upcycling Evening Reworking Clothes
£10
7pm - 9pm
Bring along all those clothes which have been pushed to the back of your wardrobe for an informal evening of upcycling and remaking. ...read more
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Crochet for Improvers - Intermediate Bird Project
£35
6pm - 8.30pm
Advance your crochet skills to create this little chirpy fella! Once you have mastered the basics at our beginners / granny squares workshop you will be able to learn some new techniques to create your own crochet projects. ...read more
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Curtains for Beginners
£38
10am - 12.30pm
Learn to make new curtains for a snip of the price of ready made ones. You will be able to create curtains in your exact choice of material to compliment your room precisely. In this workshop you will make a simple mini-curtain to get to grips with the techniques so you can make your own curtains at home. ...read more
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Festive Jumper Knitting
£60
10am - 4pm
We all know knitting is enjoyable, relaxing and gives you a great sense of achievement. We also know that novelty Christmas themed jumpers have been all the rage in recent years. So why not hand knit one for yourself, a child or other loved one? ...read more
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Christmas Fabric Flowers
£35
2pm - 5pm
Fabric Flowers are bright, colourful and all as individual as the person making them. Our friendly and relaxed tutor Maggie will help you to master the fabric flower making technique. ...read more
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Sat 17th December 2016


Fabric Flowers, Cushion Embellishment
£35
10am - 12.30pm
Fabric Flowers are bright, colourful and all as individual as the person making them. Our friendly and relaxed tutor Maggie will help you to master the fabric flower making technique. ...read more
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Free Hand Machine Embroidery
£60
10am - 4pm
This is our ever popular Free-hand Machine Embroidery workshop. It’s a full day workshop so you get lots of time to experiment with the techniques! If you've not heard of this before then this is 'freehand machine sewing', kind of like sketching by moving the paper rather than the pencil, the only limit is your imagination! ...read more
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Introduction to Fair Isle Knitting
£35
10am - 12pm
Fair Isle Knitting originated on Fair Isle near the Shetland Islands, a place that needs warm jumpers! It is a method of knitting with several strands of yarn at the same time to create intricate patterning. ...read more
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Jersey Skirt in A Day - With Guest Tutor Wendy Ward
£75
10am - 4pm
Join bestselling craft book author Wendy Ward for a day of dressmaking. You will make a pull-on easy jersey skirt from her new book “A Beginner’s Guide to Making Skirts” and also have a copy of the book to take away with you to make more jersey skirts and try the 7 other patterns included in the book! ...read more
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Kitchen Skin Care - Natural Beauty Products
£40
10am - 12.30pm
This workshop is guaranteed to put a smile on your face and leave you smelling fabulous (because you’re worth it). Caz runs ‘Lovely’, a company specialising in kitchen skincare products and in this morning workshop she will share her beauty secrets with you! ...read more
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Knitting for Beginners
£50
10am - 4pm
Ever wanted to knit but don't know how to start? If you've ever tried to follow knitting instructions and got in a muddle then this is the workshop for you. Our tutor Fran will guide you through the basics. ...read more
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Little Black Dress - 6 Week Course
£170
6pm - 8.30pm
Wow your friends with your own hand made Little Black Dress in time for your Christmas Parties and events! Ideal for those of you who want to learn or improve dress making skills. ...read more
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Wed 16th Nov - 21st Dec 2016


Macramé – Plant Hanger Making
£35
2pm – 5pm
The ancient craft of Macramé (decorative knotting of cords) is currently having a revival. Once again people are enjoying the craft and making gorgeous products. Why not learn to join in? ...read more
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Millinery Workshops
From £38
10 - 4pm / 2pm - 4.30pm
Do you need to create that perfect piece of head wear for your next occasion? Amanda of Amanda Moon Headwear, Sheffield-based Milliner, you can guide you through the process of making professionally finished ribbon bands or fascinators whatever your occasion. ...read more
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Make An Apron: Sewing Skills
£40
10am - 1pm
Get covered up in colour and sewing confidence! This is a great workshop for building on your basic sewing skills and will give you lots more confidence for making your lovely projects for your home. ...read more
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Mark Making, Drawing and Mono Printing - 6 week course
£150
6pm - 8pm
Have you always wanted to draw but not sure where to start? Would you like to improve your drawing skills with professional guidance? Would you like to create your own pictures and greetings cards? Then this is the course for you. ...read more
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Mother and Daughter Crafting Day
£56
10am - 2pm
What could be better than spending time together this mother’s day weekend? This workshop is a great opportunity to relax and create together ...read more
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Professional Lampshade Making
£40
10am - 1pm
In this popular workshop you will learn all the skills needed to make your own 25cm diameter rolled edge drum lampshade. You will leave the workshop will a stunning finished drum shade suitable for either ceiling or table lamp and the knowledge and method of applying your new found skills to create another shade on your own. ...read more
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Sat 18th Mar 2017
Saturday 13th May 2017
Saturday 15th July 2017


Make Your Own Tie
£37
2pm - 4pm
Whether you are creating just in time for Father’s Day (21st June 2015) or just want to learn to make ties for any occasion and to match any outfit, this workshop is for you! ...read more
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Patchwork Cushion
£60
10am - 4pm
A chance to have a go at making a patchwork cushion cover, to give your sofa a bit of style. The patchwork blocks will be put together to create a 'log cabin' pattern. ...read more
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Patch Work Quilt
£40 / £60
1pm – 4pm / 10am - 4pm
We have had lots of interest from crafty individuals wanting to learn how to make their own patchwork quilt, so we have recruited a new tutor to the team to give you the benefit of her skills, experience and creativity. ...read more
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Jewelry Making: Introduction to Beaded Jewelry and Resin Accessories - 2 Week Mini Course
£60
6pm – 8.30pm
Every fancied creating your own jewellery to match your outfit precisely? Fancy creating beaded jewellery gifts to wow your friends and family and personalised resin items? Why not learn the basics of beading and using resin in one go (suitable for beginners). ...read more
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Upcycling – Clothes and Accessories Sewing Day
£55
10am - 4pm
Bring along all those clothes which have been pushed to the back of your wardrobe for a day of sewing, upcycling and remaking. ...read more
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Roman Blinds
£60
10am - 4pm
Roman blinds are those familiar fabric blinds that use string to draw up in pleats. Have you ever fancied a new pair in your home and then found yourself saying "How much?!". Save money by learning to create your own. ...read more
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Scented Floral Tea Party
£40
1pm - 3pm
Create a lovely, personal display for your social gathering. Whether it is an evening soirée or tea and cake in the afternoon, these decorative items will add the personal touch and provide a fabulous talking point. ...read more
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Sew and Craft for the Baby
£60
10am - 4pm
If you want to make unique, personal items for little ones already in your life or arriving soon, then this is the day for you. This workshop is for prospective mums, those with young children, those with grandchildren (or ones on the way) or people who want to create for the babies of their friends and family. ...read more
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Sewing Machines for Beginners
£38
10am - 12.30pm
Learn the basics such as getting thread on the bobbin, loading the bobbin, threading the machine and straight and zig-zag stitches. After getting to know your machine you will be able to make a cushion cover with an envelope back (which has no zips and no buttons) to take home and show all your friends. ...read more
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Sew Intimate: Knickers Making
£40
10am - 1pm
Join us or this half day workshop which sees you sew your own boy shorts underwear! You’ll be sewing with stretch fabrics, learning how to use a simple zigzag stitch for construction with the opportunity for more experienced sewists to have their first taste of an overlocker for finishing. ...read more
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Screen Printing (Screens & Embroidery Hoops)
£58
10am - 4pm
Join our new tutor, Sheffield based printer Samantha Groom at our screen printing workshop where you will be using embroidery hoops as your screen printing frame (how cool is that?, and easy to do at home!). ...read more
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Soft Furnishings - 5 Week Course
£150
10am- 12.30pm
The five-week course will provide you with an introduction to soft furnishings. It will teach you the skills to measure correctly for curtains, work out the required fabric needed and give you the skills to produce a bag lined curtain with curtain tape assembly. ...read more
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Stamp Making and Lino Printing
£55
10am - 4pm
At this workshop you will learn how to make your own stamps to decorate paper and have the chance to cut out and hand print your own original lino- cut print onto paper using ‘soft-cut’ lino. Both of these techniques are perfect for making your own hand-made cards, wrapping paper or gift tags. ...read more
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Summer Dress Making - 4 Week Course
£120
6pm - 8.30pm
Wow your friends with your own hand made Summer Dress in time for your holidays, parties and sunny events! Ideal for those of you who want to learn or improve dress making skills. ...read more
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Tunisian Crochet
£55
10am - 4pm
Tunisian crochet (sometimes known as Afghan crochet), is a type of crochet that uses an elongated hook, called an Afghan hook. It is often considered to be a mixture of crocheting and knitting as stitches are left on the hook rather than the European crochet technique of completing one stitch at a time. ...read more
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Valentines and Greetings Cards- Upcycled and Reloved!
£20
7pm - 9pm
In this fun two hour workshop we design and machine stitch Valent ines, birthday or other personalised greetings cards. They are all unique products that the recipient will love. ...read more
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Wet Felting
£35
10am - 12.30pm
If colour, pattern making and learning creative skills are your things, then this is a morning you will enjoy. Come along to our relaxed and friendly wet felt making half day session. ...read more
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Willow Weaving - Angels and Stars
£45
11am - 3pm
Weave your own decorative items: angels and stars. These lovely willow weaved items will look great in the garden or house at Christmas or any other time of year. ...read more
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Willow Weaving - Bird Table
£55
10am - 4pm
Weave your own Willow Bird Table from scratch with willow artist Heather, a member of the Basket Weaving Association. Learn the basic weaving techniques such as pairing, waling, and bordering. ...read more
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Willow Weaving - Rustic Basket
£55
11am - 5pm
Weave your own Willow Weaving Rustic Basket from scratch with willow artist Heather, a member of the Basket Weaving Association. Learn the basic weaving techniques such as pairing, waling, and bordering. ...read more
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Saturday 29th July 2017


Zips and Buttons
£55
10am - 4pm
Can you sew a basic seam, but want to be able to do more? Have you ever been put off doing a project because it you need to put in a zip or add some buttonholes? Or wondered if the other 99 stitches on your machine are of any use to you? Then this is the workshop for you! ...read more
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