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.
Too hot in bed? Our 100% British Wool Bedding can help! Due to its natural properties, it keeps you cool when it’s hot, and warm when it’s not. What’s more, dust-mites cannot inhabit our bedding, meaning we are the only company that can boast the Allergy UK seal of approval for a completely natural bedding solution.
British Ironmongery specialises in the supply of vintage and traditional handcrafted door and window furniture for the period home. Choose from a large selection of high-quality ironmongery products such as door handles and door knobs, all manufactured using traditional methods here in the UK. Each piece is handcrafted and available in a large range of finishes rarely seen elsewhere. These include widely available finishes such as wrought iron and polished brass, to more obscure finishes such as aged and antique brass, antique nickel and oil-rubbed bronze.
Weft Blown creates weather-inspired, handwoven fabric for you and your home. From its Craft Town Scotland studio in the Ayrshire coastal town of West Kilbride, it teaches people of all ages how to weave their own cloth and spin their own yarn. Classes range from one-day beginner weaving or spinning to three-day table-loom workshops. Go along and make your very own cloth and yarn.
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.
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.
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
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).
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
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Set over two floors, The Old Pill Factory is not to be missed! We specialise in furniture, glass, linens, jewellery, toys, vintage clothes, ceramics, and garden pieces.
Located in the vibrant market town of Witney, we are a group of like minded antiques dealers who are passionate about breathing new life into antiques and vintage home ware. We promise to bring you individual, beautiful and functional vintage pieces at really affordable prices.
Our delivery service can reach you anywhere in the world!
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
At VenetianBlinds.co.uk you will find a wide range of custom made metal and wooden venetian blinds, including special finishes such as high gloss, hammered, perforated, and patterns. Their website offers instant quotes for any window size and you can order free slat samples to test with your colour scheme at home.
Established for over 20 years, our services range from draught sealing and refurbishment to complete British made replacement timber windows and doors. This means that we are a “one stop shop”, able to offer the right advice and solutions to the home owner whilst retaining as many heritage features as possible.
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.
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
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.
The Furniture Rooms is a high quality, dedicated website that has been dealing in Antique, Art Deco, and Mid-century Modern furniture for over 40 years. Our goal is to outfit every room of your house with our unique styles in order to make your home as eye-catching and captivating as we can. Our business involves buying furniture from reliable sources and restoring it to perfect condition, so it is ready to find its new home.