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Cowslip is set on a farm overlooking Launceston, offering top quality classes in traditional crafts including willow, furniture painting, dressmaking and extensive quiltmaking/ textile from pieced to free embroidery run by serious quilters/fabricaholics.... We have a small shop specialising in top quality printed fabrics and linens, buttons, china, quilt patterns designed by JO, everything to make you happy!!! A café serving locally produced food, you are assured of a warm welcome, meet new friends learn a new skill and develop it your own way.
01566 772654
Leather Courses Britain offer professional and friendly leather work courses all of which are suitable for beginners. Visit the website to learn more about our popular bag making course which teaches you how to make your own beautiful leather tote, messenger or satchel, or come and join us on the 'Taster Day' or 'Mask Making' course. All the courses are completely ‘hands on’ with plenty of support and encouragement as you learn your new skill". www.leathercoursesbritain.com
01437 563110
Founded in 1876, Fellows is one of the UK’s leading auction houses, holding over 120 sale each year. As specialists in a variety of fields and with an auction to cater for every need, its continually changing inventory makes Fellows a hub of excitement for lovers of watches, jewellery and antiques. Visit the website for free valuations and upcoming auction dates.
0121 212 5500 / 0207 127 4198
Orchid’s diverse collections are essentially Oriental, comprising restored Chinese antiques and contemporary hand-made lacquered wood furniture. Orchid offers creativity and innovation through captivating furniture, lighting & accessories – all to enhance the individuality of the home. Purchase in substantial London & Hampshire stores as well a website which simply oozes charm.
Robert Mills Ltd is one of the oldest and largest suppliers of architectural & decorative antiques and reclamation in the UK. Over 1000 fully catalogued items, ranging from unusual furniture and lighting to grand entryways and large panelled rooms, can be viewed online or in their 30,000 square feet warehouse in central Bristol.
0117 955 6542
Based in Manchester and exporting across the globe, Castrads manufactures the highest calibre of cast iron radiators. Suppliers of heating systems to Claridge's Hotel, Carnegie Hall and Westminster Abbey as well as tens of thousands of properties across the UK. Custom built radiators at off the shelf prices. View the complete range online or at one of four showrooms across the country (London, Manchester, Frome and Rugby).
0161 4399350
Creating and teaching are ingrained into the daily life of award winning Textile Artist Dionne Swift. Based in Holmfirth, nestled in the Pennine Hills Dionne runs exciting drawing, printing and sewing workshops: day classes and extended 5 day summer schools. Yet if you can't make the trip to Yorkshire there's a fantastic offering of workshops ONLINE www.workshops-online.org : learn from the comfort of your own home and get all the feedback and support you need from your fellow students and enthusiastic tutor. NEW - Lampshade making with free machine embroidery.
07974 747080
The Eastbourne Antiques Centre situated at 210 Terminus Road Eastbourne has just celebrated its 2nd year of successful of trading. The centre is home to an excellent selection of antiques and collectables having 47 cabinets which are serviced by very experienced dealers and also by the centres owner Mr Paul Klein and his wife Bianca. Paul, who has been involved in antiques for over 40 years, has his own spectacular collection of antiques and also deals in fine jewellery, silver and gem stones.
01323 810722
Peter Lanyon offers a range of green wood furniture courses from the Devon Green Wood Centre on the beautiful South Devon coast. Courses include a two-day stool course, traditional country chair making, creative seating and even a dining table course. Using traditional tools and techniques, and local materials, you will craft a beautiful and unique piece of furniture to take home. All the courses suit both beginners, and those wishing to take the craft further.
07814 470432
Space is a wonderland of mens and womens quality vintage clothing, retro homewares, 20th Century design furnishing and much, much more. Set over two huge floors, in central Harrogate, Space includes a cafe bar, contemporary art, even a music store and was shortlisted for Best Vintage Store at The National Vintage Awards 2014. If you can't make it to Harrogate, check out the host of gorgeous items on our just launched website.
01423 709941
Come and have an enjoyable time learning new craft skills in a professional artist's studio. Learn about the techniques of stained glass and make your own panel to take home with you. There's only four places in a class so there's plenty of one to one time. Taster days, weekend and evening classes run through the year. For most of the courses no previous experience is needed.
01656 856155 / 07909 697468
Ecclesall Woods Craft Courses are based in the extensive and beautiful Ecclesall Woods, Sheffield. There is a dedicated craft area for the various courses which range from pole lathe turning to cider making. All of the courses are run and managed by specialist craft and woodworking experts. This is enhanced by working in small groups, so as places are limited it is essential to book early.
01142356348
Jampot & Sunday is a London based maker of exceptional cashmere blankets. Manufactured and hand finished in the England by local craftsmen and women using traditional techniques, all our blankets are made from the finest Mongolian fibres and are loomed, woven and hand finished in Halifax, Yorkshire. The blankets are edged by hand with a sturdy blanket stitch and signed with our initials, J&S, a symbol of our enduring commitment to quality. We think these are the softest, lightest and warmest blankets you will ever own.
+44 7841 475 200
Driscolls Antiques is a family business, established over 35 years ago. We specialise in restoring and selling high quality pieces of British antique furniture. Using traditional techniques, and a level of craftsmanship only gained through years of experience, we fully restore and enhance the original build quality and finish found in these beautiful pieces of history. We passionately believe we are merely custodians of these historic pieces for future generations to enjoy.
01200 425443
The centre is situated in the heart of historic Somerton, with over 25 dealers offering a wide range of antiques, collectables and decorative furnishings at competitive prices. There is also an in-house jewellery repair and a pearl re-stringing service. The centre is 20 minutes from the M5 (J25) and 5 minutes from Podimore on the A303. Monday to Saturday, 10am-5pm. West Street, Somerton, Somerset, TA11 7PS.
01458274005
Vintage Wrappings is a lovely vintage gift company, born out of a love of all things vintage, nostalgic and just plain gorgeous ! We have a wonderful selection of vintage and retro style gifts, stationery, homeware, traditional style toys and games, cards and giftwrap. Stocking popular ranges such as East of India, Cavallini and retro ranges with a 1950'S feel, there is something for everyone at Vintage Wrappings. Why not visit us online at www.vintagewrappings.co.uk and add something beautiful to your day!
01925 497200 or 07806 465886
These traditional pure new wool tapestry blankets have been woven by craftspeople on historic looms and given a contemporary twist using fresh modern colours inspired by the striking Welsh landscape. Created to last, these heritage textiles will bring warmth and beauty to your home. Welsh blankets have an enduring appeal that will be loved by families for generations.
029 2057 3177
Assington Mill, set in beautiful Suffolk countryside between Colchester and Sudbury, offers over 55 different short 1-3 day courses, mainly on rural skills and crafts, at very reasonable prices. Fees include home-made lunch, biscuits and cakes. Have a look at our website, www.assingtonmill.com, for full details. We can also send you a gift voucher for whatever amount you want to give. This way, s/he can choose which course appeals.
01787 229955
Situated in the ancient market town of Cowbridge, a visit to Happy Days Vintage Homestore is a must for everyone loving vintage, antiques and interiors. We offer a delightful shopping experience with a fantastic range including a tea room all under one roof. We are open 7 days a week
01446 771191
Learn to paint with Oils using the Wet on Wet technique. Here in the Cotswolds Karen Underwood teaches the Gary Jenkins wet on wet technique. Karen is a Jenkins Certified Teacher. Her mentors are Gary & Kathwren Jenkins. the Jenkins Wet on wet technique is suitable for the novice hobbyist as well as for the experienced artist wanting to learn this exciting technique. I am sure you will agree this is a vibrant exciting painting technique to learn! Karen holds classes in her studio. Classes can be booked through Karen’s website, she also sells Jenkins Books, brushes and paints.
07815931099
Come and experience our embroidery courses throughout the year at Hampton Court Palace and on regular dates in Exeter, Bristol, Rugby, Durham and Glasgow. Learn traditional hand embroidery techniques in our small friendly classes with expert tuition. Enjoy meeting like-minded people. Everyone welcome; introductory courses for beginners and advanced classes to develop existing skills.
+44 (0)20 3166 6938
For more than 30 years Jen Jones has welcomed visitors from all over the world to her enchanting 1730s Cottage Shop full to the rafters with Welsh quilts, blankets and other textiles. Jen prides herself in offering unsurpassed variety and a consistently high standard together with the best value for money.
01570 480 610
Primrose is a family company specialising in irresistibly wonderful things for gardens. We've been delivering garden happiness for over ten years and think we're quite probably the largest online garden specialist in the UK. We hope that you'll find many beautiful and useful things that you didn't know existed, from stylish modern shade sails to traditional willow hurdles.
01189078246
ORIGINAL BEDSTEAD Co. have been handcrafting quality metal and wooden beds for discerning customers worldwide for almost twenty years. Offering the complete opportunity for a great nights sleep, OBC have a range of mattresses and linens in various colour options to suit any number of interior design requirements. To view the range visit www.obc-uk.net or call 020 7351 1955
If installing a new kitchen is top of your 2014 project list, take a look at kitchen specialist, Kit Stone, where you’ll find bespoke-style kitchens without a designer price tag! Handmade from solid wood using traditional carpentry techniques, no chipboard or MDF is used in the construction. With an average price of just £15,000, a Kit Stone kitchen also offers outstanding value for money.
08707770099