Festival of Fabric – workshops

 

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Festival of Fabric – 19th February 2017

Workshops – as part of the Festival we will be running three workshops during the course of the day, all with a vintage theme and run by experts!

Booking is essential for each session you would like to attend.

Fantastic Feathers with the fabulous Scarlet Valentine of Scarlet Valentine Millinery

Fantastic feathers

Fantastic feathers

Indulge yourself in this 2 hour session playing with feathers and learning the secrets of the lovely Sarah of Scarlet Valentine.  You will be learning techniques for preparing and pazzazing millinery quality feathers for use as a lapel pin or to add to a hat or handbag – or anywhere you fancy.  All resources are included in this workshop but if you like bring along a vintage style brooch to incorporate into your finished piece you are very welcome.

Lovely vintage brooches ready for their feathers!

Lovely vintage brooches ready for their feathers!

10 am to 12 pm.  Cost of the workshop is £30.00 all inclusive.

 

Forties Style Felt corsage flower workshop

Wonderful book from the 40s

Wonderful book from the 40s

Using original patterns from the 1940’s treat yourself to a relaxing  1 1/2 hours of making a lovely and vintage style lapel pin.  Choose your favourite blossoms for your corsage and learn with Felt expert, Jenny Tidman.

Such sweet rosebuds

Such sweet rosebuds

12.15 pm to 1.45 pm.   Cost of the workshop is £25.00 all inclusive.

Smocking

Gorgeous blouses

Gorgeous blouses

Smocking – this lovely, gentle handicraft can be used in so many ways.  This workshop is suitable for beginners who will be guided through the fundamentals with smocking expert Karen Frost.  A 2 hour session will cover fabric preparation and a few of the decorative effects that can be achieved.  All resources are included and the workshop price is £30.00.

2 pm to 4 pm

Sorry folks  – this one is now SOLD OUT!