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New Crafternoon Teas at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House

NEW for 2018 – Join us for a Thursday Crafternoon Tea workshop, 1.30– 4pm.  Learn a new crafting skills and take home a lovely hand-made creation.

15 March – Cotton Patchwork Lavender Bags
Make a Suffolk puff patchwork lavender bag from scraps of floral cotton and decorate with beads and embroidery.

19 April – Victorian Crazy Patchwork in Silk
Learn the technique of Victorian-style Crazy Patchwork using
vibrant silk materials, and embellish with embroidery.

17 May – Crochet Traditional Afghan Squares
Crochet traditional Afghan squares that can become the basis for cushion covers, rugs, throws or shawls.

21 June – Paisley Woodblock Printing
Learn the techniques in woodblock printing onto silk or cotton    fabric to make a notebook cover, needle-case, pin cushion or cards.

£19 / £15 each session. Includes tuition, materials, hot drink, cake and annual admission to the house. Book via the website links above.

 

 

 

 

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Posted
08-02-2018 in news

Plans are like a card-house-if one gives way, all the others come rattling about your head

Elizabeth Gaskell, 1864