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Cathy Wright has worked in textiles for 14 years, focusing on handspun yarn, dyeing and embroidery. She is the owner and founder of Lazykate, a company specialising in educational workshops, consultancy and textile art. Her workshops include beginner, intermediate and advanced spinning, as well as dyeing and creative embroidery. The classes are held in locations in the North West, as well as online.
07985 972100
cathy.lazykate@gmail.com
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
contact@ecclesallwoodscraftcourses.co.uk
Wendy Shorter Interiors is a multi-award-winning training centre recognised by Ofsted and offering qualifications accredited by the Association of Master Upholsterers & Soft Furnishers. Based in Hertfordshire, it offers a range of courses, from one and two-day beginner courses in curtain making, roman blinds, cushions and chair caning, to weekly upholstery classes and professional diploma qualification courses in upholstery and soft furnishings. The company prides itself on the quality of work that its students achieve, with a consistently high level of credit and distinctions. Students also enjoy the added value of its enrichment programme, where they have the opportunity to participate in various industry-based visits and competitions
01727 824358
wendy@wendyshorterinteriors.co.uk
For more than four generations, family-run business Ellis Furniture has been a proud British manufacturer of made-to-order, hand crafted and contemporary furniture. Passionate about quality; the 1891 collection of real wood bathroom furniture follows its philosophy and is hand-painted in a 20,000sq ft factory in West Yorkshire by skilled craftsmen. Perfect for creating a traditional setting with a modern twist; the on-trend range comes with a portfolio of 21 versatile colour ways and is guaranteed to create a personalised, statement bathroom.
01484 514212
sales@ellisfurniture.co.uk
Offering an extensive selection of beautiful and bespoke roller blinds in a variety of fabrics to suit any application. Click here to view the Corumbra range of blackout roller blinds for light control and privacy and click here for the Aqua range of PVC waterproof fabrics, ideal for the bathroom.
0844 840 4240
Ulster Weavers is a family run business based in Holywood, Northern Ireland. With over 125 years’ experience in textiles, the company are constantly expanding their product range and now offer a unique range of quality textiles, kitchen co-ordinates, home accessories and thoughtful gifts for every lifestyle and budget. The full range is available online at www.ulsterweavers.com
0844 844 1325
web.enquiries@ulsterweavers.com
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
cherry@lilacbarn.co.uk
This new Uradale Bear is made from organic Shetland wool, coloured with natural vegetable dyes and has full traceability back to the individual field on Uradale Croft, on which it was grown. Available in six heritage colours with hand-knitted scarves or shawls.
01595 694004
Located just south of Newbury in Berkshire and close to Highclere Castle (the home of Downton Abbey) this ultimate country hotel is ideal for exploring the local thatched villages, gardens and the ancient cities of Salisbury and Winchester. The hotel’s restaurant is famous for its tasting menus. Overnight breaks with seven course tasting dinner and afternoon tea are available from £159 per room.
01264 736444
info@esseborne-manor.co.uk
The Cake Nest is a family-run bakery that hand-makes all its own original, delicious treats and delivers them directly to your loved ones. A weekly or monthly Cake Slice Club gift is perfect for someone special, with indulgent cake slices baked to fit perfectly through their letterbox. Enter the code HANDA10 at the checkout to receive a 10% discount.
01663 742727
enquiries@thecakenest.com
Jones and Jones of Berwick-upon-Tweed are purveyors of exquisite hampers and gift collections. Each collection is hand selected and thoughtfully designed to be appreciated and remembered. Jones and Jones of Berwick-upon-Tweed bring these unique, treasured creations, along with traditional shopping values, and excellence, to their online shop.
01289 385121
info@jonesandjonestheshop.co.uk
Designer Sofas 4U manufacture and sell the largest collection of Chesterfield furniture in the UK, alongside other high quality furniture for the modern or contemporary home.

Each piece of Chesterfield furniture is handmade to order by skilled craftsmen, who utilize traditional techniques to produce the highest quality furniture possible.

Designer Sofas 4U have worked with Toni and Guy, ITV Productions and NatWest Bank, amongst many other well-known brands, and securing this certificate is the next step in becoming an internationally known furniture retailer.
01254 268590
info@designersofas4u.co.uk
The new Travel Kadai is the perfect present – a fabulous portable Firebowl BBQ in one. Complete with stand, grills, tongs and duffle bag price at £98. Ideal for trips to the beach, camping or family outings. Add the Kadai Cookware Set including skewers, lid and grill tray to receive a FREE leather glove price £149. Be inspired…
01694 751279/283
info@kadai.co.uk
Gorgeous thick comfortable alpaca socks from Perilla – perfect for the gardener. These come in a fabulous palette of colours from raspberry and purple to sedge green and mulberry. Make up your own gift box this Christmas – everyone loves proper socks!
01886 853615
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
contact@jampotandsunday.com
DIAMOND SPARKLE FOR CHRISTMAS. Gold Arts Jewellers of Brighton guarantee to add sparkle to your Christmas, with beautiful diamond jewellery. Choose the perfect gift from our collections of diamond, gemstone, pearl and antique jewellery. From classic to contemporary we have designs to suit all or commission a bespoke design for a truly individual gift.
01273 203178
enquiries@goldarts.co.uk
Stitching is a fulfilling and creative hobby and Beth Russell has designed over 90 high quality needlepoint kits ranging from rugs to miniatures. Inspired by William Morris, the Arts and Crafts Movement and her own exquisite collection of Victorian line drawings, there are designs for all levels of needlepoint skill from beginners to experienced stitchers. All the kits are printed in colour on high quality Zweigart canvas and supplied with gold-eyed needles and traditional Appleton wools. Beth has just launched her updated website to show the full range online. With easy navigation, fabulous new images and a secure shopping basket, it is sure to inspire! A catalogue is also available.
(020)-7798-8151
info@bethrussellneedlepoint.com
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.
Jennifer Barlow will be teaching at Marlborough Summer School in July 2015. This time a combined course of Piecing blocks and borders along with a variety of other techniques inc Appliqué and Quilting both hand and machine, ending in a Sampler Quilt. Jennifer is available to visit groups with her Quilt collection and speak on the subject, and is also available for bespoke quilting classes.
01264710261
The Antiques Dealers Fair Limited is staging 5 boutique-style antiques events across the country throughout 2015 with the new addition of The Petworth Park Antiques & Fine Art Fair in West Sussex from 8 - 10 May. Set up in 2003 by Ingrid Nilson, these events are now important fixtures on the quality fairs circuit. For more information go to www.adfl.co.uk
01797 252030
info@adfl.co.uk
Established for 28 years selling quality antiques and collectables, 17th to 20th-century furniture, decorative antiques, mid-century and modern clocks, silver, jewellery, ceramics and pottery, metalware, treen and boxes, and more. Ideal presents for Christmas. Local and national deliveries available. Easy parking. Credit/debit cards accepted. ● Monday to Friday 9am–5.30pm, Saturday 10am–4pm. Extended hours and Sundays during fair periods. Kelham Road, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 1BX.
01636 674869
enquiries@newarkantiques.co.uk
Woodwards Leather specialises in making quality bags and accessories. Based in the North East of England we have been in the profession collectively for over 40 years. Each bag is handmade: cut from selected pieces of leather and hand sewn with strong threads. We often customise our bags making unique bespoke products. Everything is made especially for you. Ask for free leather samples; visit our website or call to order.
01207 565954
kate@woodwardsleather.co.uk
The BathVA markets held at Green Park (the former railway station) offer 70 stalls selling antique and mid-century furniture, vintage fashion and jewellery, home wares, curiosities, decorative accessories, silverware, books, collective vinyl, militaria, Arts & Crafts and much more. First and last Sunday of each month. Free Entry.
07723 611249
john@vintageandantiques.co.uk
Retroworld specialise in selling iconic pieces of Vintage Furniture, Lighting & Homeware from the 1950's - 70's. With ever changing stock arriving from all over the UK & Europe this really is the only Vintage Shop you will need to visit!! Selling to individuals, interior designers and T.V.& Theatrical companies for over 15 years retroworld has a wealth of knowledge that can help you find that all important piece that will finish off your Vintage look. With many happy customers you are assured of both quality vintage pieces and great customer service. Viewings at their Warehouse is by appointment or go to www.retroworldonline.co.uk and follow the link to to find what they currently have for sale in their ebay Shop.
07989 017957
Francis & Jellyman use traditional skills in fine bone china manufacturing. A skilled workface spends many hours handcrafting the finest bone china available. It is this that puts them at the pinnacle of fine bone china manufacturing and design. All of its products are entirely manufactured in England and they attract famous names from across the world to experience their high quality. His Royal Highness Prince Charles was presented with a tea service when he opened their showroom at Middleport Pottery, Stoke-on-Trent.
01782 899910
hello@francisandjellyman.co.uk
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