Autumn Workshops 2017

A minimum of 3 people are needed for most classes to run. A non-refundable payment is required at time of booking. Refreshments provided. Please contact the shop or email us for booking or more information.

Learn to Love Your
Sewing Machine

Contact Arty Crafty to arrange a suitable day & time

This beginners workshop will give you the attention you need to get off to a flying start with your sewing machine.

Learn how to set up your machine & then start sewing.

Once you are confident, you will use your new found skills to make a simple tote bag to take home with you.

Please bring your own sewing machine to the class.

Refreshments included in the price

Cost £40

Learn to Knit Fairisle

Date & Time to follow. Contact us to express interest

Would you like to learn the beautiful technique of Fairisle Knitting? Then this is the workshop for you. As well as perfecting this stitch you will also learn how to knit using circular needles. This is not a class for beginners. To attend you need to be able to cast on, knit & purl.

Refreshments provided

Knitting pins available to purchase on the day if needed

Cost £30

Crocheted Stars & Snowflakes

Saturday 4th November or Saturday 25th November 2-4pm

Learn to crochet these beautiful shapes to use as festive decorations. This is not a beginner’s class as basic crochet skills needed. Included in the price are tuition and yarn for the workshop. Please bring your own hook.

Refreshments provided

Crochet hooks available to purchase on the day if needed

Cost £20

Beginners Crochet

Saturday 18th November

or

Saturday 16th December

2-4pm

Come along to our Workshop & Master the Basic Stitches – Enough to get you going on making a blanket.

Also take the opportunity of trying out different Crochet Hooks to see which suits you best.

Price includes tuition, equipment for the class & refreshments

Opportunity afterwards to purchase your preferred hook and yarn to continue your project.

Cost £20

Christmas Amigurumi Crochet

Friday 20th October

or

Friday 27th October

2-4pm

In this follow up class expand your skills and learn to crochet Amigurumi details to make your project pop! Suitable for a crocheter with basic amigurumi skills as you will have to bring your own crocheted reindeer body made from a pattern and yarn picked up ahead of time from the shop.

Price includes the pattern, yarn & refreshments

Cost £20

Advanced Christmas Amigurumi

Friday 10th November

or Friday 17th November

2-4pm

Take your amigurumi skills to the next level. Learn how to branch out stitches to make antlers, make fur and change colour. Cost includes pattern and material to make a tomte and antlers for the reindeer of previous class as well as refreshments (including cake!). Suitable for a crocheter with basic amigurumi skills as you will have to bring your own crocheted first half of the tomte body (pattern and yarn to be picked up ahead of time from the shop).

Cost £20

Introduction to Tunisian Crochet

 Friday 3rd November

or Friday 8th December

2-4pm

Learn the basic stitches of Tunisian crochet on a swatch working with our gorgeous Baa Ram Ewe yarn. Then select your favourite stitch and have help to start a scarf or cowl. The cost of the workshop includes refreshments, a hook & enough yarn to make a scarf in time for Christmas.

Cost £30

Beginner’s Knitting

Saturday 11th November

1-4pm

A workshop aimed at getting you started with knitting. You will learn to cast on, knit, purl & cast off. Included in the price are refreshments, knitting pins & a ball of our lovely yarn for you to start making a scarf

Cost £30

Jolly Holly Christmas Cards

Wednesday 4th October

or

Monday 6th November

1.30-3.30pm

Make a couple of festive themed Christmas cards to give to that special person. Price includes refreshments & materials

Cost £15

Concertina Christmas Cards

 Monday 9th October

or

Wednesday 1st November

1.30-3.30pm

Learn how to cut and fold, decorate & embellish a simple concertina card from our beautiful 12×12 cardstock then make a couple of your own to take home. Price includes refreshments, equipment & materials

Cost £15

Needlefelted Festive Brooch

Wednesday 15th November

or

Monday 27th November

1.30-3pm

Learn how to needlefelt a beautiful Christmas brooch or card topper. Price includes, refreshments, tools and materials

Cost £20

Beaded Felt Bauble

Monday 13th November

or Wednesday 29th November

1.30-3.30pm

Create a beautiful festive felt bauble to hang in your home this Christmas. Price includes refreshments, tools and materials

Cost £20

Festive Gift Wrapping

Saturday 9th December

2-4pm

Bring along a special item that you would like to wrap (no larger than 30cm x 30cm), pick up tips on how to wrap your gifts & add those beautiful finishing touches. Practise using stamps & embellishments and make your own labels so that you will be able to finish your presents in your own unique style. Then take home your gift beautifully wrapped ready for Christmas morning. Price includes festive refreshments, materials & tools.

Cost £20

Quilt Block of the Week

Starting Monday 4th September

10am-1pm

 Then every Monday

Join Ali & Irina every Monday at Shackleford Hall, beginning on the 4th September to make a quilt, by making and quilting a different block a week.

No previous experience needed and it is not necessary to attend every week.

Email info@materialgirlsquilting.co.uk for more information

Cost £15 per class