Modern Calligraphy Workshop – Create A Colourful Calligraphy Artwork For Your Wall – 14.45

Unwind in this creative workshop, and learn how to use brush pens to form pretty motivational artworks. Join us to create eye-catching phrases and discover colour blending techniques to use to create your own calligraphic artworks. Use coloured inks and metallic paints to bring your lettering to life.

Modern Calligraphy Workshop – Create Colourful Greeting Cards Using Brush Pen Calligraphy – 13.15

This fabulous workshop will introduce you to brush pens and water brushes, and show you how best to use them to achieve flowing calligraphy. Begin by learning the basic strokes, and then discover how to turn them into letters. Combining black brush pens with metallic paint, you’ll then work on creating greetings card designs to take home with you.

Modern Calligraphy Workshop – Create Calligraphic Monograms With A Pointed Nib In Shimmering Metallics – 11.45

The perfect introduction to pointed nib calligraphy, this workshop will take you through the basics of using this iconic calligraphy tool. You’ll then be guided through letter formations, building up to creating flourished monograms. Finally, produce your own beautifully flourished gift tags using golden calligraphy paints.

Modern Calligraphy Workshop – Create Stunning Colour Blended Greeting Cards – 10.15

The pointed nib is an iconic calligraphy tool, so if you’ve ever been curious about how to use one, here’s the perfect opportunity to find out. In this fun and informal beginners workshop you will be guided through the basics of how to form letters using your nib and ink. You will then learn to blend coloured inks within your calligraphy, to produce stunning greeting cards perfect for any occasion.

Mairi Carlton – Sparkling Flower Pendant – 14.30

With just a sprinkle of seed beads, some superduos and a few crystals you will make this dainty sparkling pendant on a chain. Perfect as a gift for Mother’s day or just to treat yourself.

Helen McKenna – Slow Stitched Collaged Landscape – 14.00

Imagine being up high, looking down at a patchwork of fields – in this very relaxing workshop take time out to do some slow-stitching. Layering small pieces of fabric, with basic hand stitches, embellishing with buttons, beads and couched threads to create a beautiful and unique landscape to take home and frame.

Gillian Cooper – Fabric Landscape Postcard – 12.45

Learn how to design a simple mini landscape using basic principles (no drawing skills required!). Following your design, you will transfer your ideas into fabric, using scraps of colourful cloth. This will be brought to life through hand stitch and beading. Once completed, you can frame your mini work of art or use it as a postcard to send to a friend. All materials included. Suitable for all abilities.

Pat Archibald – Japanese Style Accessories Case – 11.30

In this workshop you will learn how to fold fabric Japanese style to make this attractive spec or rotary cutter case. This is a lovely relaxing hand-stitching technique working from a kit. Pat will demonstrate the folding, stitching and assembly of the project and how to finish with a neat, beaded edging.  

Margaret Lee – ‘Bluebell Glen’ Mini Cushion/Bowl Fillers – 10.15

Celebrate the start of spring by hand stitching this little mini cushion featuring bluebells on a soft pink background. Featuring hand dyed wool textiles, and wool thread, this class will cover the basics of wool on wool appliqué.

Spring bowl fillers – mini cushions celebrating the start of spring (bluebell to be stitched in class, with the pattern and template included for all designs in the class kit).

Jenny Rayment – Interlocked Half Hexagon Starrie Cushion – 11.45

Combine half hexagons, triangles and diamonds for a delectable star-like cushion or table mat. Learn partial seaming, bias piecing and more as you machine sew pre-cut shapes into a charming design with great potential for further play. Choice of kit colours available. Ideal for all abilities.