Tina Francis – Bargello Beanpot Festive Fun – 13.30

Learn how to Bargello, tame Lurex yarns and recycle an old baked bean pot! Perfectly sized to cover a tin can, this Bargello sleeve is an ideal make to gift with a plant for the festive season. Or anytime really! You can find more 3D makes in Tina’s book Modern Bargello published by Search Press. Your workshop kit includes: acrylic yarn, Lurex yarn, canvas, a needle and instructions – you’ll need to add the bean pot or plant at home!

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.

Leicestershire Craft Centre – Dorset Button Brooch – 11.30

Join Katharine, the owner of Leicestershire Craft Centre, to learn how to make a traditional Dorset Button and turn it into a beautiful brooch. A quick, relaxing and easy craft suitable for all levels.

Crafting with Lyndsey – Finger Knitted Necklaces – 14.30

Try the fun and simple craft of finger knitting and using recycled cotton cord, create a beautiful necklace. You will get to make two different styles of necklace during the workshop and you will receive an extra ball of cord to make another necklace at home. There will be a range of gorgeous colours of cord to choose from during the workshop.

Crafting with Lyndsey – Arm Knitted Wreaths – 14.30

Using super soft, chunky, vegan friendly yarn and a wire frame, arm knit a fabulous chunky wreath. Choose from either red or green yarn, your completed wreath will measure 30cm in diameter. NOTE: Choice of red or green yarn, please confirm at time of booking ticket.

Tina Francis – Bargello Beanpot Festival Fun – 15.00

Learn how to Bargello, tame Lurex yarns and recycle an old baked bean pot! Perfectly sized to cover a tin can, this Bargello sleeve is an ideal make to gift with a plant for the festive season. Or anytime really! You can find more 3D makes in Tina’s book Modern Bargello published by Search Press. 

Your workshop kit includes: acrylic yarn, Lurex yarn, canvas, a needle and instructions – You’ll need to add the bean pot or plant at home!

Tina Francis – Pin Bright Cushion – 15.00

Based on the Square Bear pincushion from Tina’s Pincushion Popcorn range this fabulous pincushion will create a shiny addition to anyone’s craft room. Using 100% wool and Lurex yarns you will learn Scotch Stitch (a type of canvas work stitch) and concentrate on the first quarter of the design. Tina Francis is the author of Modern Bargello published by Search Press.

Your workshop kit includes: canvas, yarn (please note wool for allergies), a needle, backing for pincushion using fabric diverted from landfill and eco-friendly stuffing made from recycled plastic bottles.

Tina Francis – Lurex Love Card – 15.00

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.

Tina Francis – Winter Bright Frame – 15.00

Join author of Modern Bargello Tina Francis to create this festive Bargello keepsake that will become part of your decorations for years to come. In this workshop you will learn how to bargello with non-traditional yarns.

Your workshop kit includes: An A6 frame to display your work, yarns, a John James needle and instructions.  

Crafting With Lyndsey – Rainbow Wreath – 13.15


Using mammoth, chunky unspun acrylic yarn in a variety of rainbow colours, create a bright and beautiful wreath for your home.