A wonderful experience for family or group of friends. This is the perfect experience for an engagement, pre-wedding,special birthday or baby shower. STORYTELLING:We will begin the day with a storytelling and demonstration session. Learn all about the origins of the hand sewn signature quilt squares, and life in in Texas in 1933. Hear how we hand-stitched, restored, foraged, hand-dyed, embroidered and hand-painted fabric together as a group. Restoring and completing the set of 1930s vintage quilt blocks and creating a Yorkshire sister quilt. CRAFT:Working from our wonderful textile art hamper and sewing treasure trove you can then create your own textile art or signature quilt square. You will be encouraged to create a personally styled square to suit your own taste and ability. Using anything from embroidery and hand-stitching to collage, hand-painting , aplique or anything that you choose. Your square can be very simple or more elaborate, sewn, painted or glued. You choose! HOME:The setting is the fireside, kitchen and garden of an old 17th Century cottage and throughout the experience home made cordials, fresh coffee and home baking will be served.
Jules is a Designer with a BA Hons degree in design and communication. She is an illustrator, designer and brand and marketing consultant with over 30 years experience of working in the creative industry. Jules has a lot of experience in running creative workshops. Helen has many years of experience in creating and delivering art based workshops and teaching. She is a talented crafter who loves collage, textiles and designing and making things. Both Helen and Jules have worked on areas of personal brand and believe these events create bonds and benefit health and wellbeing.
Home made snacks throughout - Cordials, soups, cake, biscuits etc (Additional cost)
For a pre-wedding, friendship or Baby Shower event you can add a sharing session with Prossecco at the end of the day.
We provide an art hamper and a treasure chest of fabric samples, threads, unusual found objects, ribbons and materials
The village of Oulton close to Leeds and an old stone built cottage fireside, kitchen, studio and garden. Inside by the woodburner and and outside in the lovely cottage garden and home design studio.
最多可有9位年满18周岁的参与者参加。 No experience needed, suitable for any ability level. It does not matter if you have any experience of textile art,craft or sewing you are welcome and this course is for you.
Come along and join us in a cottage Sewing Bee setting & hear the story of a very special quilt which began life in Texas in 1933. Spend a delightful afternoon hand sewing and creating your own square
A vintage 1930's Sewing Bee experience