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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
Chatsworth Estate is pleased to present a range of high quality garden furniture for sale. Each piece is made to order and sizes/designs can be altered to suit. Commissions also taken. Item shown is House & Gardens seat.
01246 565371
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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