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Classes with Liz Trinder 

People return to Lizzie's excellent classes after they've been bitten by the quilting bug! She is happy to help nervous beginners master the sewing machine and lots of beautiful quilts have been made as a result...

Wed April 19th - Get started on a quilt using a layer cake (precut 10inch squares) or a jelly roll (precut strips of fabric)   10 - 2pm  £25

Wed April 26th - Learn how to insert a zip and make a toiletry bag  
10 - 2pm  £25

Tues May 9th - Use basic embroidery and felt to make a wall hanging
10 - 2pm  £25

Wed May 17th - Simple cushions  10 - 2pm  £25

Courses with Liz Trinder

Absolute beginners quilt using pre-cut squares - A two session course to make a lap/cot quilt - Sat April 22nd and 29th  £25 per session  10 - 2pm

Make a traditional sampler quilt - Learn six different techniques over 6 sessions. 
Each session will run 10 - 2pm £10 per session.
Dates to be confirmed, please register your interest in the shop or via email.
There will be two more sessions available if you need help to assemble your quilt.

Block of The Month Sample

Classes With Louise Nichols

We are delighted that well respected textile artist Louise is joining us as a new tutor. Louise is a highly skilled artist with so many ideas.

Classes With Tsering Cole
It is lovely that Tsering has returned to work in Painters. She is a very talented Textile artist who specialises in free machine embroidery and mixed media techniques.

Classes are 10 - 3pm, £25 per session

Mon Feb 20th - Turn a notebook into a special gift with a textile wrap. 

Jennie Rayment
The queen of fabric manipulation and surface texture will be joining us again in 2017!

Sat 8th and Sun 9th July.
Cost and projects to be confirmed but do book your place as the places go quickly!
There will be two stand alone workshop offered so do not feel you have attend both sessions. 

Kim Curgenven 
We are pleased to have popular crotchet teacher Kim on our team!

Mon 27th March - Beginners Crotchet  £15  10 - 12.30

Sat 29th April - Beginners crotchet  £15  10 - 12.30

Classes with Anne Thomas
We are delighted that Anne will be joining us as a new tutor.  Anne produces amazing willow and rush work. 
Rush is soft and flexible to weave so ideal for those who find willow to hard on their hands. 
Some Projects may take two sessions to complete but the beauty of rush is you can take your work home dry it thoroughly and bring it to another class to complete. 

Each workshop is £40 to include materials and will run 10 - 4pm. 

Mon Jan 23rd - Make a small round basket/box

Mon March 27th - Rush weave a hat!

Mon May 22nd - Weave a small picnic/shopping bag

Mon July 24th - Make yourself a shoulder bag/purse

Mon Sept 25th - Weave a handbag with coloured detail

Mon Nov 27th - Rush weaving for Christmas

Classes with Julia Terry

We are pleased to welcome Julia back to run some more needle felting classes. All Suitable for beginners.

Thurs Feb 16th - Needle felt a little picture can be used as a wall hanging or the centre of a cushion/bag

Thurs March 30th - Join Julia to make your own Easter bunny

Thurs June 8th - Needle felted animals

Thurs Sept 14th - Needle felt a winter scene to use as a wall hanging

Thurs Oct 26th - Christmas needle felting

Sessions run from 10am - 4pm - £30 per session

Classes with Angie Truman
We are pleased to welcome textile artist Angie as a new tutor. Angie specialises in felt work, particularly wet felting and nuro felt. 

"Curious about felting and want to learn what it's all about? Sign up for my nuno felting class.
I will be teaching the art of felting onto open weave fabrics,  using a cotton scrim as a base. 
By the end of our fun, friendly workshop you will have created your own light weight scarf - warm enough for chilly days, but still beautifully light.  This workshop is relaxed enough for both beginners and also suitable for  those who have felted before and wish to expand their range of felting techniques."

Mon Feb 6th - Make a bespoke felted scarf
 10 - 3pm  £30

Mon March 6th - Create a pair of felted mittens for warm cosy hands   
10 - 3pm  £30

Mon April 3rd - Make your own pair of felted slippers
10 - 3pm  £30

Classes with Gaby Hedley
We are pleased to welcome to Gail to our team of tutors. She will be teaching basic dressmaking skills. 
Gaby is offering 4 sessions to make a simple summer dress - pattern choice to be confirmed. 

Tues April 25th, May 2nd, 9th & 16th
£25 per session

Courses with Louise Kidd
Louise has been teaching painting for many years and encourages everyone to have a go. 

Painting on Fridays

 £6 per session
1.30 - 3.30 Painting for improvers.



 Learn new methods and techniques with guidance in Drawing, Pastel, Watercolour, Acrylics and mixed media. Cost x6 weeks £45 or £8.50 payable per session

Potential students are welcome to email Jennie at jennieboniface@hotmail.com

For any enquiries or to book your place please call us on - 01579 347237


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