Workshops at Up Country - autumn 2013
Fri, Sept 13 12.30-4.30pm Felting - jewellery with Annie Simpson £35
Learn the techinques of felting to produce small items. Make a felted jewellery accessory on the day. Try either or both of these popular felting courses. All materials provided for a small charge.
Sat, Sept 14 12.30-4.30pm Felting - silk scarf with Annie Simpson £35
Complete a felting project in a day. Learn the techique of Nunu felting to a silk scarf. Annie Simpson is a professional artist and felt maker currently working in Cambridge.
Thurs, Oc 3rd 10-4pm Woven Baskets - square baskets with Liz Bennett £35
Learn the basic techniques of weaving and painting recycled cardboard into decorative and useful baskets. All materials provided
Thurs, Oct 10 10-4pm Woven Baskets next stepswith Liz Bennett £35
A second look at woven cardboard baskets, moving on from techniques learned in the first workshop. Beginners welcome too!
Thurs, Oct 17, 10-4pm Woven Baskets - round baskets with Liz Bennett £35
Another approach - moving on to trickier techiniques for making round woven baskets from recycled cardboard. As usual, all materials provided.
Sat, Oct 19 10.30-4.30 Learn to Crochet with Rona Burke £35
For the crochet novice. Learn the ins and outs: Basic stitches, how to read a pattern and produce a small crochet project in a friendly and encouraging environment. Either bring a 3.5mm crochet hook and a ball of Glace cotton, or buy them in the shop on the day.
Thurs, Oct 24 10.30-4 Papier Mache shelves with Liz Bennett £35
Make an attractive and useful shelf unit for display or storage, reinforced papier mache. All materials provided, but as with all Liz’s workshops, you can bring your own materials and found objects and use them in your project
Sat, Nov 16 10-4pm Sock Knitting with Rona Burke £40
Intermediate - you’ll need to be confident with basic knit/purl stitches. Rona will de-mystify the process of sock making! Learn to knit in the round, turn a heel, knit a gusset, shape a toe, and how to read a pattern. Spend the day with like-minded knitters and pick up loads of tips!
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All our workshops are held in warm, comfortable surroundings, upstairs at our new shop at 58 Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth.
Numbers are strictly limited and fees are payable when you book. We’ll have all the materials you’ll need, in the shop. We also provide tea, coffee and cakes!
Call the shop on 01484 687803 or use the contact form for availability and to reserve your place.