Tilly Rose – Slow Stitched Festive ‘Hygge’ Design – 15.45 (15:30 Sunday)

Join popular author and tutor Tilly Rose for a little slow-stitching and embroidery. In this class you will create a beautiful vintage-style festive ‘hygge’ tree hanging decoration for your home; adding embellishments to give it that little extra sparkle!

VIP – Lechdale Craft Barn – Tissue Paper Flowers – 13.30, 14.30, 15.30

Make beautiful blowsy blooms with Jennie from Lechlade Craft Barn.  These giant pom-pom style flower decorations are fantastic for creating a maximum impact display or for decorating your home. 

Workshop only available to VIP ticket holders. Please visit https://ticketsales.ichf.co.uk/products/creative-craft-show-birmingham-christmas-2021_2-day_vip to upgrade to VIP.

Advanced workshop sales not available, VIP workshops will be on a first come first served basis.

VIP – Silvar Designs – Kumihimo Bracelet – 10.00, 11.00, 12.00

Kumihimo is a Japanese form of making braids. The words Kumi himo are Japanese for ‘gathered threads’. Join Mark Vardy from Silvar Design as he shows you how to make a beautiful eight-strand kumihimo bracelet using rainbow coloured threads.

Workshop only available to VIP ticket holders. Please visit https://ticketsales.ichf.co.uk/products/creative-craft-show-birmingham-christmas-2021_2-day_vip to upgrade to VIP.

Advanced workshop sales not available, VIP workshops will be on a first come first served basis.

Tina Francis – Lurex Love Card – 13.30

Send Lurex love this festive season by learning a fantastic canvas work stitch using really shiny, textured Lurex yarns. Tina Francis, author of Modern Bargello published by Search Press, will show you a few tricks and tips to help you tame this beautiful seasonal yarn! Your workshop kit includes: A red aperture card, yarns, a John James needle, canvas and instructions.

British Polymer Clay Guild – Christmas Reindeer Brooch/Fridge – 10.00

Join Angela Smith from the British Polymer Clay Guild in this fun workshop, as you create your very own cute Christmas Reindeer brooch or fridge magnet to take home.

Blockcraft – Hand Printed Christmas Stocking/Tea Towel and Gift Tags – 15.00

Using gorgeous Christmas inspired Indian Printing Blocks and festive coloured fabric paints, hand print your very own Christmas stocking/tea towel, plus gift tags and cards. You’ll learn an array of different printing techniques in this extended session and leave with the knowledge to carry on printing at home.

Tracey Spurgin – Silver Clay Foxy Loxy Pendant – 11.30

Join Jewellery Maker Guest Designer, Tracey Spurgin, to create this adorable fox pendant. Tracey guides you step-by-step throughout this session and you will walk away wowing your friends and family with your creation.

The Modern Calligraphy Co – Modern Brush Calligraphy Made Easy – 15.45

Brush calligraphy is hugely popular because it’s so vibrant and accessible. This fabulous workshop will introduce you to the brush pen and waterbrush and show you how best to use them. You’ll learn the basic strokes, how to turn them into letters and then how to blend metallic paints to create your own calligraphic Christmas card. Lastly, you’ll be shown how to design your own stunning ceramic decoration, to hang on your Christmas tree or gift to a loved one.

The Modern Calligraphy Co – Modern Nib Calligraphy Made Easy – 14.15

The pointed nib is an iconic calligraphy tool, so if you’re curious about using one, now’s your chance to just give it a go, with this fun and informal beginners workshop! You’ll be guided through the basics of how to form letters using your nib and ink, then learn to blend metallic paints, so that you can produce your own beautiful Christmas card using our unique template. Lastly, you’ll be shown how to create your own stunning ceramic decoration, to hang on your tree or gift to a loved one.

The Modern Calligraphy Co – Modern Brush Calligraphy Made Easy – 12.45

Brush calligraphy is hugely popular because it’s so vibrant and accessible. This fabulous workshop will introduce you to the brush pen and waterbrush and show you how best to use them. You’ll learn the basic strokes, how to turn them into letters and then how to blend metallic paints to create your own calligraphic Christmas card. Lastly, you’ll be shown how to design your own stunning ceramic decoration, to hang on your Christmas tree or gift to a loved one.