Spinning on a spindle has so many pluses. It is not only great for relaxation, it is a relatively inexpensive craft, is completely portable and there is a very practical end product.
Up to 15 people can do this workshop and because it is so simple it can be done by a mix of ages from 7 up. Ideal for a party or a fun get together.
The beginners workshop is over two mornings – there is homework! Intermediate includes pattern and design. If your group would like something specific a bespoke workshop can be arranged.
Learn embroidery the easy way. Using simple stitches build up a picture. then, if you wish, go on to more complicated stitches.
angels / icicles
Angels are not just for Christmas, icicles on the other hand are probably a winter thing, though the unique bead and wire designs are so lovely you may struggle to take them down.
a picture in a box
Create a drama or a beautiful scene in miniature. Children love to play about with glue and sparkles, but then so do adults …
This can be textile or found objects, individual or shared. There are so many possibilities and no boundaries except perhaps size. There will be a range of materials, objects and bases to be included with your own treasures. You just need an idea of what you would like to do and maybe a sketch.
Simple book making – jotters and card books. Please ask for examples.
Weaving – from making a simple loom yourself to using the oriental knot loom.
Whether you just want to get together with your friends for a bit of fun at home, as an activity at a party or a workshop for your group please contact me.