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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
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
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
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
Ella James is an online boutique featuring elegant home accessories, seasonal decorations and gifts for children. The perfect place to source special pieces for your home this Christmas and find gorgeous gifts for family and friends. Use the code H&A15 to receive a 15% discount at the checkout.
01572 759190
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
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
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
Personalise an oilcloth apron as a deliciously practical gift. Pinnikity aprons are completely wipe clean including your personalised message, so they are a great choice for messy cooks. Available in a range of adult and children’s sizes and matching gift sets. Homes & Antiques readers can enjoy 15% discount off Pinnikity aprons when using the code ‘ANTIQUES15’
07989717072
We have been making, designing and restoring rocking horses since 1976, based just outside of York we offer courses for people of all abilities, whether a regular woodworker or never carved before, these courses offer something for everyone, nobody fails. We run three different courses, carving a rocking horse head, carving a mini rocking horse & carving and making a chair horse. All our courses are supported by excellent plans, timber packs and high quality accessories.
01759 368737
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
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 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
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
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.
Claire Cotterill is a fine art mosaicist with 18 years experience of designing and producing mosaic installations to commission in public and residential environments. She works closely with a range of clients to achieve their vision and each bespoke commission is a unique work of art. Following design consultation, tiles of the highest quality are cut and placed by hand to produce beautiful and durable mosaic which will enhance any interior or exterior environment in which its installed. Bespoke mosaics add a unique touch to kitchens, bathrooms, floors and gardens, there are limitless applications ! Commission as a gift for that special occasion or even take part in a course at her studio at The Custard Factory, Birmingham, learn new skills and create your own !

Using the indirect, Italian method of mosaic construction, Claire designs and produces mosaic in her studio. Mosaic is then installed in situ, affording the minimum disruption during installation. Claire has considerable experience of working with architects, engineers, landscape architects, planners and other designers and has an excellent track record of delivering commissions on budget and within given timescales.
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
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
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
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
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
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
7th December 2014 - Malvern Flea Fair, Three Counties Showground, Malvern, Worcs, WR13 6NW - http://b2bevents.info/malvern_flea.html Entry 7.30 - 3.30 £4 Seek the unique Christmas Presents from the last 2014 Malvern Flea & Collectors Fair before the big day. Taking place at The Three Counties Showground in Worcester on Sunday 7th December it provides an eclectic mix of goods. Antiques, collectables, house clearance items and everything else in between!
01636 676 531
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
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
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