Archive | September, 2013

Christmas Bauble Crochet Workshop

29 Sep

Monday 16th December  2013             

INTERMEDIATE CROCHET: CHRISTMAS BAUBLE WORKSHOP

with Michelle Cresswell of Owl & Slipper

7.30-9.30pm (2 hrs) at Brighton Road Baptist Church, Horsham

 

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Michelle Cresswell from Owl & Slipper will be showing you how to crochet these gorgeous baubles using 3 colours which can be used as decorations on a Christmas tree. They are another take on a granny square and Michelles own exclusive design!

 

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This workshop is not suitable for total beginners as a knowledge of chain and double crochet (UK treble crochet) is required in order to follow the pattern. The pattern and 2 polystyrene balls (2” diameter) are included.

 

Details:

Suitable for: Experienced

Cost: £14

Places : limited to 6 people

You will need to bring:

–         3.5mm or 4mm sized hook

–         3 balls of 50g cotton yarn in different colours. These can be purchased from Michelle at the workshop for £3 per 50g ball.

 

Email us on makehorsham@yahoo.co.uk if you are interested and we can send you the booking form.

 

Snowflake Crochet Workshop

29 Sep

Monday 2nd December  2013               

INTERMEDIATE CROCHET: SNOWFLAKE WORKSHOP

with Michelle Cresswell of Owl & Slipper

7.30-9.30pm (2 hrs) at Brighton Road Baptist Church, Horsham

 

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Michelle Cresswell from Owl & Slipper will be showing you how to crochet small snowflakes which can be either used individually as decorations on a Christmas tree or as gift tags or crocheted together to make a garland. This workshop is not suitable for total beginners as a knowledge of chain and single crochet (UK double crochet) is required in order to follow the pattern.

 

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Details:

Suitable for:  Experienced

Cost: £13

Places : limited to 6 people

You will need to bring:

–         3.5mm or 4mm sized hook

–         A ball of 50g cotton yarn in white or red. These can be purchased from Michelle at the workshop for £3 for 50g ball.

 

Email us on makehorsham@yahoo.co.uk if you are interested and we can send you the booking form.

 

Make a Wire Angel or Fairy Workshop

27 Sep

Monday 18th November OR  Monday 16th December 2013

MAKE A WIRE ANGEL OR FAIRY WORKSHOP

with Magdalen Tyler-Whittle

7.15 pm – 9.15pm (2 hrs) at Brighton Road Baptist Church, Horsham

 

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This is a Mixed Media workshop using wire, various adhesives and fabric techniques to create a sculpture on a body base which will then be dressed using scraps of vintage material and trimmings. Glass beads, old music paper and gold masking tape will be used to make wings, halos and crowns. The main body will stand to be approx 20cm.

 

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During this workshop you will create your own Angel of Fairy for the top of your Christmas Tree that will make you smile year after year. Your vision of prettiness will be hand-finished with scraps of delicate vintage fabrics, lace, beads and other vintage delights.

This workshop was a lot of fun last year, do take a look at the review here and all the beautiful angels, fairies and ‘frangels’ that were created.

 

Details:

Suitable : for all abilities

Place: limited places, on each workshop

Cost:  £20

You will need to bring: Any treasured or special fabrics or trimmings that you would like to include in the making of your angel or fairy. There will be additional body bases available to purchase if you’d like to make more than one at a later date.

 

Please email us at makehorsham@yahoo.co.uk if you are interested and we can send you the booking form.

 

Granny Trees Crochet Workshop

27 Sep

Mondays 4th November and 16th November  2013                      

GRANNY TREES CROCHET WORKSHOP

with Michelle Cresswell of Owl & Slipper

7.30-9.30pm (2 hrs) at Brighton Road Baptist Church, Horsham

 

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This is a workshop for beginners and also those more experienced, in two parts. Michelle Cresswell from Owl & Slipper will be showing you how to make these beautiful Christmas Trees, a clever take on the classic granny square theme. The individual trees can be made as hanging decorations for your Christmas tree or as a gift tag or present topper. If you make lots then they can be strung onto ribbon or string to create a garland. You will learn how to follow a pattern using single and double crochet stitches and you will be able to take the copy of the pattern home to crochet more trees.

 

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Details:

Suitable for: Beginners and more advanced

Cost: £12 per workshop, so a total of £24

Places : limited to 6 people for the 2 part course

You will need to bring:  If you do not wish to purchase a pack from Michelle you will need to bring the following

–         3.5mm or 4mm sized hook

–         One or more balls of 50g cotton yarn (you will be able to make several trees from one ball)

Crochet starter packs are available from Michelle but must be pre-ordered. This includes a hook, stitch conversion chart, illustrated instructions, a pattern and a ball of 100% cotton yarn from a choice of colours for only £6. She will also be selling the cotton yarn separately for £3 for a ball of 50g.

 

Email us on makehorsham@yahoo.co.uk if you are interested and we can send you the booking form.

 

Make a Christmas Wreath Workshop

27 Sep

Monday 16th December  2013

FLORISTRY WORKSHOP:  MAKE A CHRISTMAS WREATH WORKSHOP

with Alice  from Blossom Flowers

7.00 pm – 9.30pm (2 ½ hrs) at Brighton Road Baptist Church, Horsham

 

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Create a basic small Christmas Wreath (10” in diameter) or circular table arrangement using traditional methods with Alice from Blossom Flowers Florist in Horsham. The cost of the workshop covers the making of a basic wreath (with no decoration) made from attaching moss onto the frame with wire and attaching foliage like fir, ivy and holly.

 

Alice will be bringing along decorations such as orange slices, cinnamon sticks and ribbon if you wish to purchase these on the evening to decorate your wreath or candles for your table arrangement. The photo shows the basic wreath with some of the added extras that Alice will be bringing to sell.

 

We had a fantastic time at this workshop last Christmas, you can see the review of the workshop here, where you can see some of the wonderful creations of the evening.

 

 

Details:

Suitable : for all abilities

Place: limited places

Cost:  £20

You will need to bring:

–           An apron and a pair of secateurs if you have some

–           Do bring anything that you would like to particularly decorate or customise your basic wreath if you had a particular theme in mind – special ribbon, baubles etc.

 

Please email us at makehorsham@yahoo.co.uk if you are interested and we can send you the booking form.

 

Block Printing Christmas Cards Workshop

26 Sep

Monday  2nd December 2013

BLOCK PRINTING CHRISTMAS CARDS WORKSHOP

with Annalees Lim  from Makers and Creators

7.00 pm – 9.30pm (2 ½ hrs) at Brighton Road Baptist Church, Horsham

 

Why not show off your creative flair and make Christmas cards this year and save money too?

 

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Personalise the Christmas with your own range of Christmas Cards, Gift Tags and Wrapping paper. With Annalees Lim from Makers & Creators learn how to transfer your own design onto wood blocks to create a series of prints on plain cards and gift tags using a simple way to block print (a relief method instead of carving). Bring some ideas with you or we have some inspiration here to help you with developing your design. We will then learn how to use the same techniques to print on wrapping paper using a rolling pin! You’ll then be able to re-use your design to create multiple prints at home.

 

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Materials included in the cost of the workshop:

–                      Everthing to make the wooden block design

–                      6 white cards and envelopes,

–                      6 assorted plain white card gift tags

–                      3 metres of brown paper to print on as wrapping paper

–                      Step-by-step instructions on a worksheet.

 

We did this workshop last year, the review is here, it was so popular that we are doing it again!

 

Details:

Suitable : for all abilities

Place: limited to 15 places

Cost:  £14

You will need to bring:

Everything is included in the price of the workshop. You will need your apron and rolling pin.

 

Please email us at makehorsham@yahoo.co.uk if you are interested and we can send you the booking form.

 

Christmas Calligraphy Workshop

26 Sep

Monday  18th November  OR  Monday 2nd December 2013

CHRISTMAS CALLIGRAPHY WORKSHOP

with Ann Marchant

7.00 pm – 9.30pm (2 ½ hrs) at Brighton Road Baptist Church, Horsham

 

a Cream Card & Place Name

Following on from Ann’s first two Beginners Calligraphy workshops and due to popular demand we have two Christmas workshops for you. Learn the art of Calligraphy with Ann Marchant, this workshop is ideal for both beginners and those who have some experience after doing the Foundational Hand workshop that Anne ran in July and September. This is a small class and everyone can work at their own pace.

b Red Card & Place Name

 

Learn how to write the Uncial Alphabet, a calligraphy style that is perfectly suited to making your own unique Christmas Cards, Gift Tags, Table Place Names or any other Christmas projects. After lots of practise you will make a Christmas Card, Place Name and Gift Tag to take home.

This workshop will include a pen (choose red, green or black), an alphabet, guide sheet and worksheet to take away.

 

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Details:

Suitable : for all abilities

Place: limited to 6 places, on each workshop

Cost:  £14

You will need to bring: Nothing as everything is included in the price of the workshop.

 

Please email us at makehorsham@yahoo.co.uk if you are interested and we can send you the booking form.