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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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
If installing a new kitchen is top of your 2014 project list, take a look at kitchen specialist, Kit Stone, where you’ll find bespoke-style kitchens without a designer price tag! Handmade from solid wood using traditional carpentry techniques, no chipboard or MDF is used in the construction. With an average price of just £15,000, a Kit Stone kitchen also offers outstanding value for money.
08707770099
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
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
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).
0161 4399350
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
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
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
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
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