Introduction to Patchwork and Quilting Workshop - Led by Gill Denyer 13th May
Saturday 13th May, 10.30am 1.30pm

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Students will be shown all the basic techniques required to make a sample place mat, using log cabin patchwork. Use of different colour combinations and arrangements, different methods of binding and quilting will be explained and demonstrated.

Required equipment: Sewing machine (in working order and students must be confident using it alone). Walking foot and a quarter inch foot desirable, but the tutors can be used if necessary. You will also need to bring a basic sewing kit and fabric scissors. All other materials will be supplied (fabric, threads, cutting mats, rotary cutters, cutting grids, irons.)

Workshop Fee: 50

Hoop Weaving Workshop - Led by Tracey-Lee Scully 20th May
Saturday 20th May, 10.30am 1pm

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Explore taking traditional textile weaving, from the loom to the hoop and creating your own from willow. Learn weaving basics, including how colour selection and fibre variations, create interesting designs.

The art of weaving is exciting, as you discover your deftness of hand and watch your hoop expand into something beautiful. This craft is very relaxing and can even be used as a form of meditation, after the class you will be inspired to continue the practice.

Workshop Fee: 40

Introduction to Patchwork: Stained Glass Window Workshop - Gill Denyer 27th May
Saturday 27th May, 10.30am 1.30pm

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Students will be introduced to the art of stained glass window patchwork and make a small picture, showing a sunrise.

Required equipment: Sewing machine (in working order and students must be confident using it alone). Walking foot and a quarter inch foot desirable, but the tutors can be used if necessary. You will also need to bring a basic sewing kit and fabric scissors. All other materials will be supplied (fabric, threads, bias binding, cutting mats, rotary cutters, cutting grids, irons, paper patterns.)

Workshop Fee: 50

Pottery Class 30th May
Tuesday 25 April to Tuesday 30 May (6 weeks), 7pm - 9.30pm

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Six week evening pottery class with Su Rogers from Bus Stop Pottery. The class will run from Tuesday 25th April Tuesday 30th May (6 weeks)

You will be taught three of the basic hand building methods: coiling, slabbing and pinching, moving on to basic throwing techniques at the end of the course. Once the basics have been mastered Sue will support delegates in developing your own creative ideas through more advanced techniques. More advanced learners will be given advice and tuition as required to meet their needs; they will also have the opportunity to follow projects set by the tutor or explore work of their own design. The overall aim is to enable delegates of this course to learn techniques and develop ideas through a mixture of practice, discussion and demonstration.

Please bring an apron and a cloth. There will be an additional cost 10 paid at the beginning of the course to cover the cost of any work that will be fired/glazed. 


Six week course: 199

Rag Rug Workshop - Led by Kath Hitchings 10th June
Saturday 10th June, 10.30am 1.30pm

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In this workshop, you will learn the basic hooky and proggy rag rugging techniques and will come away, with a small decorative wall hanging. 

Hooks and hessian will be provided and there will be an opportunity to buy a hook if you get addicted! Please bring along some old t-shirts/ long sleeved tops/ fleeces, to chop up and a sharp pair of scissors.

Workshop Fee: 50

Colour at Cranleigh 8th August
Tuesdays, 10am

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Did you know the colouring has been scientifically proven to calm the mind?

Enjoy a colourful break in your day in our drop-in session. Have some 'me' time whilst meeting new people with friendly chatter in a relaxed environment in our lovely gallery and tea house.

Free

Bumps and Babes Meetup Group 8th August
Ist Tuesday every month, 2 - 3pm
Calling all new parents of under 1's and parents to be. Come along to meet up for a chat, cuppa and colouring (optional but fun) in a friendly environment, hosted by Jane who has over 20 years experience of working with new parents.

Free

Knit and Natter 11th August
Fridays, 10.30am - 12 noon

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Are you nifty with needles or fancy being a wonder with wool? Join us any Friday for knitting and nattering in our gallery. All abilities welcome, bring your own yarn and needles. No booking necessary - just turn up.

Free - just a donation towards tea