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   * Covid Safe *    The Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet. BA4 6QN 25th - 27th November 2021
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Christmas with The Makerss Needle Felted Small Tomte

Running times: 10:30 - 11:30 Daily

Location: Stand A15 -The Makerss

Cost To Attend: £8

Learn how to needle felt this adorable Christmas Favourite using candy striped pipe cleaner for arms and super-fast felting wool and felting needles. Steffi Stern, craft enthusiast and four times author will teach you techniques and tricks how to join shapes, add surface features and colours just by using a felting needle.

Steffi’s style is supportive, encouraging and fun filled. Take your lovable Tomte home – to decorate your home -  together with our Eco wool felting mat, felting needles and full colour step-by-step instructions. The finished size is about 15cm tall.

BOOK AT SHOW: To book please visit The Makerss Stand A15 when arriving at the show.

Morsbags Workshop

Running times: Running all day

Location: Balcony Stand Morsbags

Free To Attend

Morsbags make and give away bags made from old fabric. ... Plastic never dies- even as it decomposes in our oceans, if it is not eaten by animals, it breaks down into a harmful and poisonous 'toxic soup' that ends up in our drinking water and sea food. Opposingly, cotton will rot down, become worm food and help to grow new things. Join Morsbags in the fight against plastic polution.

BOOK AT SHOW: To book please visit Morsbags stand, positioned on the balcony when arriving at the show.

Christmas with The Makerss Needle Felted Mini Wreath

Running Times: 1:30pm - 2:30pm Daily

Location: Stand 15A - The Makerss

Cost to Attend: £8

Learn how to needle felt this beautiful tree decoration using a pipe cleaner, super-fast felting wool and felting needles. Steffi Stern, craft enthusiast and four times author will teach you techniques and tricks how to make a basic wreath shape, add bulk and surface features ‘painting’ a winter scene just by using a felting needle. Steffi’s style is supportive, encouraging and fun filled. Take your lovable Tomte home – to decorate your home -  together with our Eco wool felting mat, felting needles and full colour step-by-step instructions. The finished size is about 10cm in diameter.
 
BOOK AT SHOW: To book please visit The Makerss Stand A15 when arriving at the show

Lean To Spin With A Drop Spindle

Running times: 10:00-10:30/12:00-12:30/2:00-2:30

Location: Balcony Stand - Sue Borrett

Cost To Attend: £7

Learn to spin using a drop spindle and fleece to produce your own yarn with the lovely Suzanne Borrett.

BOOK IN ADVANCE: It is advised to book your space in advance by emailing  Suzanne at sborrett@hotmail.com stating, day and time you wish to attend.

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Christmas Themed Silk Painting

Running times: 3:30-4:30 Daily

Location: Balcony Stand - Creative Escape

Cost To Attend: £7

Come and paint a prepared Christmas design on silk with a fabulous range of colours! 

Take your work home at the end of the session. All abilities are welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult please. Places are limited so booking in advance advised

BOOK IN ADVANCE: It is advised to book your space in advance by emailing Sarah at sarah@creative-escape.co.uk stating, day and time you wish to attend

An introduction to Scrumble crochet.

Running Times:10:00-11:30 every day

Location: Tba (Casalana)

Cost To Attend: £15

Scrumble crochet is a free form crochet art where you build up in layers and add embelishments to each piece.  Once you have learnt this technique you can make lots of lovely items including bags, cushions scarves and much more just let your imagination run wild!   In this class we will learn to make a simple brooch using various yarns, beads and buttons.  At the end of the class you will have a pretty brooch to take home.  All materials supplied. Max 10 Students. To Pre-book email casalana.thewoolhouse@gmail.com.

Peg loom weaving

Running times: 12:00-14:00 Every day

Location: Tba (Casalana)

Cost To Attend: £20

A simple weaving technique where no great skill is required and is quick and easy to learn.  We will cover setting up the loom and then weaving onto the loom and once you have got the hang of it you can create any number of wonderful things including scarves, wall hangings, cushions, rugs and much more!   Looms and all materials provided. Max 10 students.To Pre-book email casalana.thewoolhouse@gmail.com.

An introduction to carding and spinning from raw fleece

Running Times: 14:30-16:15 Every Day

Location: Tba (Casalana)

Cost To Attend: £20

Have you ever thought you might like to learn to spin your own yarns?  This is your chance to try before you buy. Learn to prepare and spin your own yarns from raw fleece using traditional methods of carding and hand spinning on an Ashford traditional wheel.  In this class you will learn to card (comb) the raw fleece in preparation for spinning the fleece and then how to spin and ply the fleece.  Wheels and fleece provided. Max 3 students. To Pre-book email casalana.thewoolhouse@gmail.com.

Furzie Felting Christmas Clinger

Running times: 10am/2pm/4pm

Location: Tba (Furzie)

Cost To Attend: £10

An hour-long felting workshop with Furzie making a Reindeer Christmas Clinger.  This little guy will hold on "deerly" to a Christmas tree top or a bottle of something sparkly. 

Furzie teaches needlefelting for grown-ups who don’t want to grow up and has been doing so for six years.  You will be gently guided through the whole process with a side helping of laughter - relax and enjoy - you only have yourself to please!

You will be given a kit to keep with all materials, including a foam pad, needles and instructions and a little bag to take him home (these will also be available to purchase on the day).

Pre-booking advised but not essential: https://www.furzie.co.uk/c4c

Mini Cross Bag With Laminated Cotton

Running times: 10:30-11:30/1:00-2:00

Location: Tba (Sewing Sanctuary)

Cost To Attend: £18

Bags are such a pleasure to make, especially this mini cross-body bag, which is perfect for carrying a mobile phone...

Max 5 students at a time. Pre-booking is advised, please contact info@sewing-sanctuary.com or phone number 07753144228 to book.

Slide-Down pencil Case

Running times: 11:45-12:45/2:15-3.15

Location: Tba (Sewing Sanctuary)

Cost To Attend: £18

Learn how to make this super fun slide-down pencil case, which turns into it’s own unique stand up pencil pot!... 

Max 5 students at a time. Pre-booking is advised, please contact info@sewing-sanctuary.com or phone number 07753144228 to book.

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