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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
Celebrate the 10th anniversary of Surrey’s biggest Christmas Fair at Farnham Maltings arts centre, expanding to two days of festive fun on Tuesday 09 & Wednesday 10 December. Visit the bustling marketplace featuring over 150 stands specialising in bespoke gifts, handmade crafts and one-off stocking fillers. New for this year, take part in bookable and drop-in craft workshops for all ages and levels, stop by the dedicated food emporium, or refuel between shopping with a Christmas Afternoon Tea, featuring sweet treats including cranberry scones, spiced biscuits and mince pies.
01252 745444
Lilac barn is a studio situated in the heart of the Somerset levels. It offers courses in upholstery, still life oil painting, soft furnishings, patchwork, quilting and furniture painting. The classes for beginners and improvers are both fun and informative and a very high standard of work is achieved by all students with the expert tuition on offer. Easy access from M5 Further details on website www.lilacbarn.co.uk
01823 698707
At Lovelitter we resurrect the relics of everyday life to bring delight once again. All our vintage furniture and homeware pieces are individually sourced and hand-picked for their unique design and quality. A great selection is available online, or make an appointment to visit us at our South London arch.
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
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
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
Enjoy four stunning state rooms beautifully decorated in vintage style for the festive season. Immerse yourself in the magnificent interiors, amongst extraordinary treasures, blended with just a touch or two of eccentricity. Saturday 6 December to Monday 2 January, 11am - 3pm. £5 per person (admission for NT members Free). Get Christmas wrapped up at the Petworth House Christmas Fair, and find the perfect gifts for all your friends and family with over one hundred stalls to browse. Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November, 10.30am - 3.30pm. £5 adults, children Free
01798 342207
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
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
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
Set in the heart of the Surrey countryside within the charming village of Churt, Miscellanea (est. 1980) offers an unrivalled spectrum of bathroom designs from authentic traditional styles through to cutting edge contemporary. Our magnificent showrooms are a place of pilgrimage for anyone looking to create that unique interior setting, with a complete design service & vast experience in the trade. Turn your dream to reality. Offering an inspirational experience, our showroom promotes uniqueness and beauty; we offer a visual treat for everyone’s individual taste with an eclectic mixture of art, wonderful curiosities and quirky little extras to make anyone’s home a talking point.
01428 714 014
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
Make your house a home with a wide selection of beautiful country inspired gifts and accessories. Or choose something unique from a huge range of vintage and antique hand painted furniture, or the stunning new County Collection with its neutral weathered finish.
01285 720778
High performance open fires in period or contemporary styles. Feel the heat, hear the crackle and see the flames with a unique Camelot open fire for your thatched cottage, farm house, barn conversion, period home or self build project. Eliminate smoke problems with a Thermovent open fire also. Made to order featuring canopies, grates and dog irons using steel, cast iron, copper or brass for clients all over the UK following a design survey visit. Prices start from £2750.
01905 820181
Vintage Industrial Furniture is based in Kings Norton, Birmingham, where most of their pieces are made including this super hairpin leg dining table with yellow frame. Their clients range from private buyers to commercial specifiers. The robust aesthetic is suitable for contemporary and period homes. For further information, please visit vintage-industrial-furniture.co.uk.
0800 651 0001
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
Eddie from Blithfield Willowcrafts has been working with willow for years using the traditional skills and knowledge passed onto him by his father. Now he wants to pass these on to you! He runs 1 or 2 day courses at his workshop in the heart of Staffordshire, where you will be able to learn the art of basket making, willow sculptures or anything that takes your fancy.
01889 500696 / 07528150756
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
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
Jackson Woodturners, the stair parts specialists. Stockists of brands such as Richard Burbidge, Cheshire Mouldings & Clive Durose. We also offer our own range of quality stair parts, which offer the same excellent quality at lower prices. Visit our purpose built showroom in Sheffield to view a wide range of styles, or shop online from the comfort of your own home at www.jacksonwoodturners.co.uk
0114 272 1228
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
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
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
Discover beautiful paintings and a perfect Christmas gift in Jessica's new on-line shop. Original miniatures from £225, Limited Edition Prints from £69. Also iPad and iPhone cases and Tote bags available for a limited period only.
07966 572204