Workshops

You can check out the list of current workshops below.  The list is regularly updated, so remember to keep checking to see if there’s anything of interest:

WORKSHOP VOUCHERS

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If you’re looking for an unusual gift, why not offer your friends and family a voucher for a HoneyBridge House workshop or course?
The workshops last for around 2 and a half hours to 3 hours and the cost is usually between £25 and £30 which includes all tuition, tools and materials along with tea/coffee and cake.  There is also a series of 4 and 6 week courses running in the Spring and vouchers are valid for these too!
You can purchase a voucher for any amount and they are valid for a full year from the date of purchase.
To order, simply email me at bridget@honeybridgehouse.co.uk with the amount you would like to spend and I will send you a decorative voucher in an envelope, along with full details for the recipient on how to book the workshop or course of their choice.
There are currently the following workshops and courses to chose from, with more in the pipeline – journal making, crochet for beginners, improvers’ crochet, knitting for beginners,  ‘proggy’ mat making and ‘hooky’ mat making, peg loom weaving, fabric collage brooch.

Workshops are currently held in three venues in the North East:
Re-Create Today in Whitley Bay
From Loft to Loved in Sedgefield
TP Coffee House in Middlesbrough

 

2018 Workshops

RE-CREATE TODAY, Whitley Bay

FEBRUARY

 

Friday 16th
Beginners Crochet Course Part 5 – 10am to 11am
Beginners Knitting Course Part 5 – 11.30am to 12.30pm
Sock Knitting Part 3 – 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Friday 23rd
Beginners Crochet Course Part 6 – 10am to 11am
Beginners Knitting Course Part 6 – 11.30am to 12.30pm
Sock Knitting Part 4 – 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Saturday 24th
Crochet Slipper Boots (Intermediate) – 2pm to 5pm (£35 including wool and crochet hook)

MARCH

Friday 2nd
Peg Loom Weaving – 10am to 1pm (£30)
Beginners Crochet Course week 1 – 1.30pm to 2.30pm (£60 for 6 week course)
Beginners Knitting Course week 1 – 3pm to 4pm (£60 for 6 week course)

Friday 9th
Beginners’ Crochet – 10am to 1pm (£25)
Beginners Crochet Course week 2 – 1.30pm to 2.30pm
Beginners Knitting Course week 2 – 3pm to 4pm

Friday 16th
Knitted Hat on circular needles – 10am to 1pm (£30 including wool and circular needle to keep)
Beginners Crochet Course week 3 – 1.30pm to 2.30pm
Beginners Knitting Course week 3 – 3pm to 4pm

Friday 23rd
Beginners Crochet Course week 4 – 1.30pm to 2.30pm
Beginners Knitting Course week 4 – 3pm to 4pm

APRIL

Friday 6th
Proggy Heart Frame Picture – 10am – 1pm (£30 including frame)
Beginners Crochet Course week 5 – 1.30pm to 2.30pm
Beginners Knitting Course week 5 – 3pm to 4pm

Friday 13th
Crocheted Cloche Hat – 10am – 1pm (£30 including wool and crochet hook to keep)
Beginners Crochet Course week 6 – 1.30pm to 2.30pm
Beginners Knitting Course week 6 – 3pm to 4pm

Friday 20th
Beginner’s sock knitting (full day) – 10am – 4pm (£45 including sock wool and needles to keep)

Friday 27th
Part 2 Crochet Course week 1 – 10am to 11am (£60 for the 6 week course)
Part 2 Knitting Course week 1 – 11.30am to 12.30pm (£60 for the 6 week course)
Yarn Bomb Your Bike! week 1 – 1.30pm to 3.30pm (£45 including wool and crochet hook)

MAY

Friday 4th
Part 2 Crochet Course week 2 – 10am to 11am
Part 2 Knitting Course week 2 – 11.30am to 12.30pm
Yarn Bomb Your Bike! week 2 – 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Friday 11th
Part 2 Crochet Course week 3 – 10am to 11am
Part 2 Knitting Course week 3 – 11.30am to 12.30pm
Introduction to Fair Isle Knitting – 1.30pm to 4.30pm (£30 including wool and needles to keep)

Friday 18th
Part 2 Crochet Course week 4 – 10am to 11am
Part 2 Knitting Course week 4 – 11.30am to 12.30pm
Finishing and Making Up Knitted Garments – 1.30pm to 4.30pm (£25)

Friday 25th
Part 2 Crochet Course week 5 – 10am to 11am
Part 2 Knitting Course week 5 – 11.30am to 12.30pm
Sock Knitting Part 1 – 1.30pm to 4.30pm (£45 including sock wool and needles to keep)

JUNE

Friday 1st
Part 2 Crochet Course week 6 – 10am to 11am
Part 2 Knitting Course week 6 – 11.30am to 12.30pm
Sock Knitting Part 2 – 1.30pm to 4.30pm (£45 including sock wool and needles to keep)

FROM LOFT TO LOVED, Sedgefield

Saturday 14th April
Intermediate Crochet (Flowers and Leaves) – 10am – 12.30pm (£25)
Beginners’ Crochet – 1.30pm to 4.30pm (£25)

TP COFFEE HOUSE, Middlesbrough

Wednesday 7th March
Beginners’ Crochet – 10am to 12.30pm (£25)
Fabric Collage Brooch – 1.30pm to 4pm (£25)

Please contact me at bridget@honeybridgehouse.co.uk, or on 07814 839 367,  if you have any questions at all about the workshops.

Thank you
Bridget

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6 WEEK BEGINNERS’ CROCHET COURSE at Re-Create Today, Whitley Bay
Starts Friday 2nd March

Fridays at 1.30pm – 2.30pm (2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd March, 6th and 13th April)

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During this 6 week course you’ll learn all the basics of how to crochet.  We’ll cover lots of different stitches and techniques, and work on a variety of projects chosen as a group.

The cost of the course is £60 which includes all tuition, wool, a crochet hook, a notebook for all your jottings plus plenty of tea/coffee and cake every session.

To book a place on this workshop contact Alison at Re-Create Today, or click below:


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6 WEEK BEGINNERS’ KNITTING COURSE at Re-Create Today, Whitley Bay
Starts Friday 2nd March

Fridays at 3pm – 4pm (2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd March, 6th and 13th April)

During this 6 week course you’ll learn all the basics of how to knit.  We’ll cover lots of different stitches and techniques, and work on a selection of projects chosen as a group.

The cost of the course is £60 which includes all tuition, wool, knitting needles, a notebook for all your jottings plus plenty of tea/coffee and cake every session.

To book a place on this workshop contact Alison at Re-Create Today, or click below:


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PEG LOOM WEAVING at Re-Create Today, Whitley Bay

Friday 2nd March – 10am – 1pm

Learn how to design and weave a beautiful wall hanging using a selection of fabrics and wool.

The cost of the workshop is £30 which includes all tuition, materials and plenty of tea/coffee and cake!

To book a place on this workshop contact Alison at Re-Create Today, or click below:

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4 WEEK SOCK KNITTING COURSE at Re-Create Today, Whitley Bay

Fridays at 1.30pm to 3.30pm (2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd February)

If you can knit and purl, and you fancy a bit of challenge, then why not try your hand at sock knitting?

During this 4 week course we’ll cover all the basics of sock construction and knitting and have a go with double pointed needles as well as circular needles.

The cost of the 4 week course is £60 and this includes all tuition and materials, a sock pattern, needles, sock wool, a notebook to for you to keep tabs on your knitting, plus lots of tea/coffee and cake each week.

To book a place on this workshop contact Alison at Re-Create Today, or click below:

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PROGGY HEART PICTURE (Including Frame)
at Re-Create Today, From Loft To Loved & TP Coffee House

Come along and have fun trying your hand at the traditional craft of proggy matting. During the workshop I will show you how to prepare your hessian, transfer a design and use a proggy tool to produce a beautiful heart picture.

The workshop lasts 3 hours and costs £30 which includes all tools, materials, tuition, tea/coffee and cake! Also included in the price is a deep display frame in which to mount your heart.

Framed Proggy Heart
Re-Create Today, Whitley Bay

Friday 6th April – 10am – 1pm

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BEGINNERS’ CROCHET
at From Loft to Loved (Sedgefield) and Re-Create Today (Whitley Bay)

   

Come along to this total beginner’s workshop and learn the basics of crochet.  I’ll show you how to make the perfect granny square and I’ll also show you how you can join your squares together to make all sorts of items including slippers, gloves and bags! The workshop lasts 2 and a half hours and the price of £25 includes all tuition, material, tools, tea/coffee and cake!

If you have any questions about the event, please feel free to contact me on 07814 839 367.
Thank you, Bridget 🙂

Beginners’ Crochet
From Loft to Loved, Sedgefield
Saturday 14th April, 1.30pm to 4.30pm


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Intermediate Crochet (Flowers and Leaves)
From Loft to Loved, Sedgefield
Saturday 14th April, 10am – 12.30pm

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Beginners’ Crochet
Re-Create Today, Whitley Bay
Friday 9th March, 10am to 1pm

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CROCHET SLIPPER BOOTS (Intermediate Level)

at Re-Create Today (Whitley Bay) and From Loved to Loved (Sedgefield) 

Come along to this intermediate workshop and learn how to crochet a pair of beautiful slipper boots. The workshop lasts 3 hours and the price of £35 includes all tuition, wool, a crochet hook to take home plus plenty of tea/coffee and cake!

Crochet Slipper Boots
Re-Create Today, Whitley Bay
Saturday 24th February – 2pm – 5pm

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KNITTED HAT (on circular needles) at Re-Create Today, Whitley Bay
Friday 16th March, 10am – 1pm

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CROCHETED HAT at Re-Create Today, Whitley Bay
Friday 13th April, 10am – 1pm

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SOCK WORKSHOP (FULL DAY) at Re-Create Today, Whitley Bay
Friday 20th April, 10am to 4pm

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YARN BOMB YOUR BIKE! at Re-Create Today, Whitley Bay (2 sessions)
Friday 27th April and Friday 4th May, 1.30pm to 4pm

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FAIR ISLE KNITTING – An Introduction, at Re-Create Today, Whitley Bay
Friday 11th May, 1.30pm – 4.30pm

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MAKING UP YOUR KNITTED GARMENTS, at Re-Create Today, Whitley Bay
Friday 18th May, 1.30pm – 4.30pm

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SOCK KNITTING COURSE (2 Weeks), at Re-Create Today, Whitley Bay
Friday 25th May and Friday 1st June, 1.30m – 4.30pm

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PART TWO Crochet – 6 week course at Re-Create Today, Whitley Bay
Starts Friday 27th April, 10am – 11am

         

This 6 week course is perfect for anyone who’s attended the 6 week beginner’s course, or who has some basic crochet knowledge and is relatively confident with double and treble crochet. If you’re not sure if the course is suitable for you, please feel free to give me a call to discuss 🙂
As always, the sessions will be relaxed with the emphasis on learning through having fun 🙂
The course will run between 10am and 11am for 6 Fridays – 27th April, 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th May and 1st June.
The cost of £60 covers all tuition, tools and materials for the duration of the course, plus plenty of tea/coffee and cake to help you along each week!
I will tailor the course to what folk want to learn to ensure that you get the most out of the 6 weeks.
If you have any questions at all, please feel free to contact me on 07814 839 367.
Bridget 🙂

6 Week Part 2 Crochet Course
Re-Create Today, Whitley Bay
Starting 27th April, 10am – 11am


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PART 2 Knitting – 6 week course at Re-Create Today, Whitley Bay
Starts Friday 27th April, 11.30am – 12.30pm

    

This 6 week course is perfect for anyone who’s attended the 6 week beginner’s course, or who has some basic knitting knowledge and is confident with basic knitting and purling. If you’re not sure if the course is suitable for you, please feel free to give me a call to discuss 🙂
As always, the sessions will be relaxed with the emphasis on learning through having fun 🙂
The course will run between 11.30am and 12.30pm for 6 Fridays – 27th April, 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th May and 1st June.
The cost of £60 covers all tuition, tools and materials for the duration of the course, plus plenty of tea/coffee and cake to help you along each week!
I will tailor the course to what folk want to learn to ensure that you get the most out of the 6 weeks.
If you have any questions at all, please feel free to contact me on 07814 839 367.
Bridget 🙂

6 Week Part 2 Knitting Course
Re-Create Today, Whitley Bay
Starting 27th April, 11.30am – 12.30pm


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INTERMEDIATE CROCHET

Saturday 21 October, 1.30pm – 4pm
From Loft to Loved, Sedgefield

If you’ve been to a HoneyBridge House beginners’ crochet workshop, or if you’ve ever had a go at crochet before (no matter how long ago!), then this workshop is for you.
I’ll talk you through reading patterns, we’ll learn how to double crochet (a really versatile stitch, and great for amigurumi crochet toys) and we’ll look at how to produce triangles, circles and rectangles so that you can make all kinds of gorgeous items.
The workshop lasts 2 and a half hours and the price of £25 includes all tuition, materials, tools plus plenty of tea/coffee and cake!  All you need to bring along is yourself 🙂

You can book your place directly with the lovely ladies at From Loft to Loved or simply click on the button below.

If you have any questions about the event, please feel free to contact me on 07814 839 367 or via email at bridget@honeybridgehouse.co.uk.

Thank you!

 

MORPETH POETRY – DESIGN A HANDMADE BOOK OF YOUR OWN POETRY

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Saturday 18th November, 3.15pm – 6.15pm
Lateral Art, 1 Chantry Place, Morpeth

Come along and have fun learning how to make a beautiful book of your very own poetry.  We’ll use a variety of different techniques to decorate the pages, and spend time designing the overall look of the book before learning how to hand stitch the pages together.  No prior experience is required for this session.

The workshop costs £25 which includes all tuition, tools, materials plus plenty of tea/coffee and cake.

Once I receive your deposit of £10, I will forward instructions on what you need to send me prior to the workshop to enable me to lay out and print your poems ready for the session.  The balance of £15 is payable on the day.

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JOURNAL MAKING FOR BEGINNERS

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Friday 8th December, 10am – 12.30pm
Re-Create Today, 35 Park View, Whitley Bay

Come along and have fun learning how to make your very own journal.  We’ll use a variety of different techniques to decorate the pages, and spend time designing the overall look of the journal before learning how to hand stitch the pages together.

The workshop costs £25 which includes all tuition, tools, materials plus plenty of tea/coffee and cake.

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PROGGY CHRISTMAS TREE at FROM LOFT TO LOVED, Sedgefield

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Using the traditional craft of proggy mat making I will show you how to design and create a gorgeous Christmas tree that will make a truly unique festive decoration for your home.
The cost of the workshop is £30 which includes all tuition, tools and materials and a set of battery operated fairy lights with which to decorate your tree.

There will also be plenty of tea/coffee and festive treats available throughout the session to get you in the Christmas spirit!

To book a place on this workshop please click the relevant button below:

Saturday 11th November, 9.30am – 12.30pm, From Loft to Loved, Sedgefield
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Saturday 25th November, 1 – 4pm, From Loft to Loved, Sedgefield 
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PROGGY CHRISTMAS TREE at TP COFFEE HOUSE, Middlesbrough

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Using the traditional craft of proggy mat making I will show you how to design and create a gorgeous Christmas tree that will make a truly unique festive decoration for your home.
The cost of the workshop is £30 which includes all tuition, tools and materials and a set of battery operated fairy lights with which to decorate your tree.

There will also be a lovely cup of TP Coffee House tea or coffee and an opportunity to purchase lunch or any of the other foodie goodies on offer!

To book a place on this workshop please click the button below:

Wednesday 1st  November, 1.30pm – 4.30pm, TP Coffee House, Middlesbrough
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PROGGY CHRISTMAS TREE at RE-CREATE TODAY, Whitley Bay

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Using the traditional craft of proggy mat making I will show you how to design and create a gorgeous Christmas tree that will make a truly unique festive decoration for your home.
The cost of the workshop is £25 which includes all tuition, tools and materials.  If you would like a set of battery operated fairy lights with which to decorate your tree the cost is £5 (payable on the day).

There will also be plenty of tea/coffee and festive treats available throughout the session to get you in the Christmas spirit!

To book a place on this workshop please click the relevant button below:

Friday 10th November, 2 – 5pm, Re-Create Today, Whitley Bay
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Saturday 9th December, 10am – 1pm, Re-Create Today, Whitley Bay
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CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS

Gift Bags Pine Cone Elves Beaded snowflakes

Come along and have fun creating pine cone elves, beaded snowflakes and learn how to make gift bags for your Christmas presents.
The price of £25 includes all materials, tools, tuition plus plenty of tea/coffee and festive treats!
You can book your place by clicking on the relevant button below.
If you have any queries, you can contact me as follows – Bridget, 07814 839 367 or email me at bridget@honeybridgehouse.co.uk
Thank you 🙂

Friday 1st December, 1pm – 4pm at Re-Create Today in Whitley Bay

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Saturday 25th November, 10am – 12.30pm at From Loft to Loved in Sedgefield

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