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Learning Techniques

 

Learning Techniques will he held in the West Church Hall (Upstairs) during the morning and afternoon on both Saturday and Sunday.  

 

Places are limited.   

 

Crochet Amigurumi Animals
Crochet Amigurumi Animals
Tutor: Anne Coombes
Location: West Church Hall (Upstairs)
Day: Saturday 10th March
Time: 10 - 12 noon
Cost: £18
Skills needed: None

10 places available

Learn the Japanese art of crocheting small stuffed animals!

Anne has been creating and teaching the craft of crochet for many years and in this class will teach you how to follow an amigurumi pattern to create a stuffed toy.

All materials provided
Crochet Amigurumi Animals£18.00
Smocking
Smocking
Tutor: Jill Barnes
Location: West Church Hall (Upstairs)
Day: Saturday 10th March
Time: 1.30 to 4 p.m.
Cost: £18

Skills needed: None

8 places available

Smocking is an embroidery technique practised since the Middle Ages as a means of gathering material but allowing for stretch.

Now used primarily for its decorative effect, you will be taught the steps and stitches that will enable you to embellish and design your own piece of smocking.

Jill Barnes,an experienced smocking seamstress, will provide all the materials and you will leave with a panel that you will then be able to customised to make a book cover, project bag etc.

Please bring your scissors and a thimble if needed.
Smocking£18.00
Spindle Spinning
Spindle Spinning
Tutor: Jennie Howes
Location: Social Club
Day: Sunday 11th March
Time 10 a.m. – 1 p.m
Cost: £25
Skills: No previous experience

8 places available

Get hands-on and start learning to spin with our experienced spinner and Tutor Jennie Howes.

Jennie will show you how o use a drop spindle to draw out fluff to make yarn. This technique will give you usable yarn quite quickly and is a good introduction to learning the necessary sklls for spinning on a wheel.

Spindles and fluff will be provided for the class
Spindle Spinning£25.00
Needle Felting
Needle Felting
Tutor: Sarah Anderson
Location: West Church Hall (upstairs)
Sunday 19th March
Time: 10 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.
Cost: £30 (includes materials)

12 places available

In this class you will learn how to produce a stunning picture.

Using one of our beautiful handmade feltscapes you will be taught Needle Felting techniques to build up a picture of a Black House.

Your new skills will then allow you to use your imagination to make more pictures to start a collection. Other felt kits will be available to give you lots of ideas and show you what can be achieved.
Needle Felting£30.00
Peg Loom - Make a Doorstep Rug
Peg Loom - Make a Doorstep Rug
Tutor: Sarah Anderson
Location: West Church Hall (upstairs)
Sunday 11th March
Time: 1.30 to 4 p.m.
Cost: £25 (includes materials)

12 places available

Get hands-on with this simple technique to design your own beautiful and useful rug.

All tuition is offered from warping up to starting weaving, together with plenty of tips and advice. The peg loom gives great results allowing you to easily craft a doorstep mat during the class. The make great house warming gifts.

A lovely selectin of thrums and peg looms will be available to buy at a discounted price at the end of the class.
Peg Loom - Make a Doorstep Rug£25.00