Craft4Crafters
   * 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.

Winter Wonderland

Running times: 10:30am/1pm/3pm

Location: Balcony Stand - Felt Sew Somerset

Cost to Attend: £12 

Join Tracey who will guide you through the process of traditional wet felting to create this lovely Winter Wonderland landscape art picture. You will learn to handle the fibres and  lay them down also Tracey will show you how to use a collection of other fibres to add sheen, texture and sparkle to your snowy scene. You will be able to add further detail and dept. to your art piece at home with stitch.
 
BOOK IN ADVANCE: It is advised to book your space in advance by emailing Tracy at: tracey.bartlett63@outlook.com stating, day and time you wish to attend.

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

Create a Stained Glass Christmas Angel With Tracey Quinn

Running times: Running hourly through out the day (see booking site for times)

Location: Workshop 1 - Glass Garden Studio

Price to attend: £20

Join in the GLASS GARDEN STUDIO WORKSHOPS - try the fantastically adaptable art of Stained Glass copper-foiling to create a light enhancing gift or decoration for the home. No experience necessary, just the willingness to learn something a little bit different!

BOOK IN ADVANCE: It is advised to book your space in advance which you can do through the link below

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Create Christmas Bunting With Tracey Quinn

Running times: Running hourly through out the day (see booking site for times)

Location: Workshop 1 (Glass Garden Studio)

Price to attend: £20

Join in the GLASS GARDEN STUDIO WORKSHOPS - try the fantastically adaptable art of Stained Glass copper-foiling to create a light enhancing gift or decoration for the home. No experience necessary, just the willingness to learn something a little bit different! 

BOOK IN ADVANCE: It is advised to book your space in advance which you can do through the link below

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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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Create Kevin the Christmas Gonk with Tracey Quinn

Running times: All day every day- Find out more at workshop 1

Location: Workshop 1 (Glass Garden Studio)

Price to attend: £20

Join in the GLASS GARDEN STUDIO WORKSHOPS - try the fantastically adaptable art of Stained Glass copper-foiling to create a light enhancing gift or decoration for the home. No experience necessary, just the willingness to learn something a little bit different!

BOOK IN ADVANCE: It is advised to book your space in advance which you can do through the link below

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Create a Red Angel with Tracy Quinn

Running times: Running hourly through out the day (see booking site for times)

Location: Workshop 1 (Glass Garden Studio)

Price to attend: £20

Join in the GLASS GARDEN STUDIO WORKSHOPS - try the fantastically adaptable art of Stained Glass copper-foiling to create a light enhancing gift or decoration for the home. 

No experience necessary, just the willingness to learn something a little bit different! 

BOOK IN ADVANCE: It is advised to book your space in advance which you can do through the link below

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Make a beautiful beaten copper Christmas star with Holly Berkley

Running times: All day every day

Location: Stand A12 - Holly Berkley Jewellery

Cost to attend: £10

Why not come and have a go at making one of these beautiful beaten copper stars? During this workshop we will be learning how to make spirals and stars from copper wire, then beating them flat using a hammer and mini anvil. Creating a stunning beaten effect. These stars hang on vibrant red ribbon ready to put on your tree. All tools and equipment are provided and you will be taken though the process step by step in this fun make and take.

No experience necessary. 

BOOK AT SHOW: To book please visit Holly's Stand A12 when arriving at the show

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

Festive Willow Door Decorations

Running times: 10:30-11:30 Daily

Location: Balcony Stand - Creative Escape

Cost to Attend: £7

Come and make a willow decoration suitable for hanging on a door, choice of shapes include a Heart, Star, Wreath or Miniature Hurdle. All abilities are welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult. 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

Festive Willow Hanging or Freestanding Workshop

Running times: 2:00pm - 3:00pm Daily

Location: Balcony Stand - Creative Escape

Cost To Attend: £7

Come and make a decoration to stand on a table or hang, choices include a Tree, Angel or Ball.  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

Marbling a Christmas Pottery Pendant with Necklace and matching Card

Running times: All day every day

Location: Tba (Marbling4Fun)

Cost to Attend: £5

Learn to Marble a Christmas Pottery Pendant with Marbling4Fun this November, with colours including Metallic Gold, Christmas Green and Ruby red. Use Non-Toxic, Child safe, water absed paint to create your designs. More info can be found at Marbling 4 Fun

No experience needed. Book on stand. .

Festive Willow Wall Decorations

Running times: 12:00-1:00 Daily

Location: Tba (Creative Escape)

Cost To Attend: £7

Come and make a choice of Reindeer, Bells, Trees, Stars etc.  All abilities are welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult please. Places are limited so booking in advance advised. For more details see Ceative Escape's Website . Please email sarah@creative-escape to book your place, or if you need further information.

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.

3D Snowman Greeting Card With Anne Hellyer

Running times: 12:00-1:00 & 1:30-2:30 Daily

Location: Tba (Anne Hellyer & Alison Hulme)

Cost To Attend: £6.50

Come along to Anne Hellyer & Alison Hulme's stand to create and stitch your own unique fabric “Snowman” greetings card.

The cost includes templates, all fabrics, toy stuffing, hand stitch threads, tri-fold card & envelope.

For more details visit Paintingthetown.org.uk. Booking in advance is advised, email Anne at annehellyer@outlook.com.

Create your own Christmas Tote Bag with Alison Hulme

Running times: 10:30-11:30 & 3:00-4:00 Daily

Location: Tba (Anne Hellyer & Alison Hulme)

Cost To Attend: £6.50

Join Alison to create your very own Christmas Tote bag!

Alison will pre dye the background of a calico tote bag for you to personalise using a range of stencils, stamps and screens. All materials will be provided and she will have aprons you can borrow to keep clean!

For more details visit aisonhulmetextiles.com. Booking in advance is advised, email Alison at alisonhulmetextiles@gmail.com.

Christmas Wire Sculpture Workshop

Running times: 10:30-12:00 & 2:30-4:00 Daily

Location: Tba (Melanie Deegan Sculpture)

Cost To Attend: £15

Angels, Reindeers and Robins: A make and take session with all tools and materials provided. Create a simple wire sculpture either freestanding or mounted on a plaster base. Choice of subjects. This accessible approach to sculpture is a great way to learn about the subject and no previous experience is required. It can be a useful addition to textile based work by providing a framework for felt structures, fabric jewellery, etc. or as a foundation for other sculpting materials. We will be using animals, figures or plant forms as the inspiration for the sculptures. Booking advised as places are limited - please contact Melanie at info@melaniedeegan.com, 07596 919787 or book on the day at the stand if spaces still available.

Christmas Celtic Wire Sculpture Woprkshop

Running times: 12:30-1:30 Daily

Location: Tba (Melanie Deegan Sculpture)

Cost To Attend: £10

Celtic style wire work on a Christmas theme. A make and take session with all tools and materials provided. Create a simple wire sculpture either freestanding or hanging shapes. Choice of subjects - Xmas Trees, Stars, Angles, Baubles and Bells. These can be decorated with buttons and beads. This accessible approach to sculpture is a great way to learn about the subject and no previous experience is required. Booking advised as places are limited - please contact Melanie at info@melaniedeegan.com, 07596 919787 or book on the day at the stand if spaces still available.

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.

Make a Christmas Wreath with Inion Arts

Running times: 10:30-12:30 Daily

Location: Tba (Inion Arts)

Cost To Attend: £15

Join Inion Arts to make a fantastic Christmas Wreath in vibrant resin with a variety of colours to choose, plus different coloured berries! These wreaths will last for ever and are a truly striking Christmas decoration! Visit www.inionarts.co.uk to pre-book this workshop.

Mistletoe Sprig Make & Take with Inion Arts

Running times: 1:00-1:30

Location: Tba (Inion Arts)

Cost To Attend: £5

If you are short of time why not try the 30 minute Mistletoe sprig Make and Take at 1:00.  Make as much mistletoe as you can in gorgeous translucent green, complete with berries.  We can’t guarantee you’ll get the kisses, but you’ll certainly get the admiration. For a mere £5 you can go home with an everlasting memory of Craft4Crafters and Inion Arts!

Visit www.inionarts.co.uk to pre-book this workshop.

Create your own Poinsettia with Inion Arts

Running times: 2:00-4:00

Location: Tba (Inion Arts)

Cost To Attend: £10 

The quintessence of Christmas Floristry – the Poinsettia.  Make yourself a beautiful stunning red Christmas Poinsettia for a mere £10 (the kits alone cost £24.99)!

Visit www.inionarts.co.uk to pre-book this workshop.

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