Why not take a little time out from shopping and visit the tranquil loveliness of the /Music Room to try something creative for an hour and a half? Working with one of several talented teachers, you could try embroidery, appliqué, learn how to mend a quilt or old textiles, a surprised project or make a start on modern calligraphy. An absorbing hour or so with like-minded people will leave you feeling refreshed and inspired.
Book Fair entry & Workshop Tickets HERE 

(You must purchase a valid fair entry ticket in order to take part in a workshop)


Workshops: Friday 17 May 2019

    

Approaches to Mending Antique Quilts with Karen Thomas 11.30am
So, you have found a beautiful antique quilt, but it has a little wear and tear? Karen Thomas (@ostrichandsilkworm) will show you different ways to tackle repairs to quilts, whether it is replacing a hexagon, or strengthening and repairing worn areas. You are welcome to bring a project along for advice, otherwise Karen will have samples for you to work on. A really useful and enjoyable workshop, which will be held in the beautiful Music Room in the house. All materials and kit provided. (You must purchase a valid fair entry ticket in order to take part in a workshop)


The Cozy Club on Tour
with Chris Myers 11.30am
Sample some of the renowned Cozy Club magic with Chris Myers, author of Scandi Christmas and Seasonal Scandi Crafts. As at The Cozy Club gatherings, the project is a surprise, but as anyone who attended her recent workshop at The Country Living Fair will know, they are always a delight. Stop by for some slow stitching and creativity and take home something in a hand-painted frame to keep as a souvenir of the day. (You must purchase a valid fair entry ticket in order to take part in a workshop)

Stitch a Daisy Applique Needlecase with Penny Edwards 1.30pm
A taster appliqué and embroidery workshop with Penny Edwards. Make a pretty needle case using hand turned appliqué and hand embroidery, and stamps. All materials supplied.using fine antique linen. (You must purchase a valid fair entry ticket in order to take part in a workshop)


Workshops: Saturday 18 May 2019


An introduction to Modern Calligraphy
with Lucy Berridge 11.30am
A taster workshop with Lucy Berridge in which you will surprise yourself with what you achieve in under 2 hours due to Lucy’s organised and clear tuition. (You must purchase a valid fair entry ticket in order to take part in a workshop)


An introduction to Painting on Linen
with Caroline Zoob 1.30pm
Using a specially printed sampler, which you can stitch into afterwards, you will just have a go at painting on linen – flowers, windows, doorways….to gain confidence and perhaps open a new window on creative possibilities. With Caroline Zoob. All kit provided, although you may want to throw an apron in your handbag. (You must purchase a valid fair entry ticket in order to take part in a workshop)