Workshops

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?
There are morning or afternoon workshops as well as full day sessions and weekly classes so the cost varies, but you can purchase vouchers for any amount.
Vouchers 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.

Workshops are currently held in three venues in the North East:
Re-Create Today in Whitley Bay
From Loft to Loved in Sedgefield
Black Cat Yarns in Morpeth (formerly Treacle Wool Shop).  Full details of all of these workshops are available on the HoneyBridge House Facebook page, or the Black Cat Yarns website – www.treaclewoolshop.co.uk and can be booked directly with the shop.

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

TO BOOK A WORKSHOP PLEASE FOLLOW THE LINKS BELOW:  

Workshops taking place at FROM LOFT TO LOVED, Sedgefield:

Proggy Heart Framed Pictures
Saturday 20th October, 10am – 1pm (£30 including frame)

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.

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Crochet Mandala
Saturday 20th October, 1.30pm – 4pm (£25)

If you’re a confident beginner then this is the ideal next project for you! We’ll look at colour and use a variety of stitches to make a beautiful mandala to decorate your home.  These are ideal for mats and table coverings, or make gorgeous window hangings.
The workshop lasts 2 and a half hours and the price of £25 includes all tuition, material, tools, tea/coffee and cake!

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Proggy Christmas Tree
Saturday 10th November, 10am – 1pm (£30 including fairy lights)

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 you will also take away a set of battery operated fairly lights with which to decorate your tree! There will be plenty of tea/coffee and festive treats available throughout the session to get you in the Christmas spirit!

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Proggy Christmas Tree
Saturday 10th November, 1.30pm – 4.30pm (£30 including fairy lights)

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Workshops taking place at RE-CREATE TODAY, Whitley Bay:

Beginners’ Crochet – 5 week course
Dates to be confirmed (£60 including yarn and crochet hook)

This 5 week course is perfect for anyone who has never tried crochet before, or who maybe has had a go in the past and would like a refresher.
As always, the sessions will be relaxed with the emphasis on learning through having fun 🙂
The course will run between 10am and 11.30am for 5 Fridays – 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th September and 5th October.
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!
We will start with the basics and work our way up to making some lovely projects which we’ll choose as a group.
If you have any questions at all, please feel free to contact me on 07814 839 367.
Bridget 🙂

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Beginners’ Knitting – 5 week course
Dates to be confirmed (£60 including yarn and needles)

This 5 week course is perfect for anyone who has never tried knitting before, or who maybe has had a go in the past and would like a refresher.
As always, the sessions will be relaxed with the emphasis on learning through having fun 🙂
The course will run between 12noon and 1.30pm for 5 Fridays – 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th September and 5th October.
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!
We will start with the basics and work our way up to looking at some lovely projects which we’ll choose as a group.
If you have any questions at all, please feel free to contact me on 07814 839 367.
Bridget 🙂

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Corner to Corner (C2C) Crochet
Saturday 13th October, 2pm – 5pm (£25)

This session is suitable for anyone with basic crochet skills, but not a complete beginner.
Come along and have fun learning the popular Corner to Corner (C2C) technique. This technique produces a gorgeous texture and is ideal for throws, cushions and blankets.
The workshop lasts 3 hours and the price of £25 includes all tuition, material, tools, tea/coffee and cake!

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Sock Knitting for Beginners – 2 week course
Friday 21st September, 2pm – 5pm and Friday 28th September, 10am – 1pm (£50 including sock yarn and needles)

If you can knit and purl, and fancy a bit of a challenge, then you can knit socks! During this two week course you’ll learn all the basics of sock knitting and will soon become addicted!
The cost of £50 includes a ball of gorgeous sock wool and needles to keep, tuition, plus plenty of tea/coffee and cake each week.
The course will run on two consecutive Fridays – 14th and 21st September – between 2pm and 5pm.

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Introduction to Fair Isle Knitting
Friday 5th October, 2pm – 5pm (£25)

Fair Isle knitting may look complicated, but once you get to grips with the basics, it really is quite easy to do – honestly! During this 3 hour session you’ll learn all about two-colour knitting and how to read a Fair Isle chart enabling you to create some really stunning designs.
The session is suitable for confident beginner knitters.
The cost of £25 covers all tuition, plenty of wool plus lots of tea/coffee and cake to keep you going. There will be needles to borrow during the session, or you can bring your own 4mm needles along if you would prefer.

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Learn to Knit in the Round
Friday 12th October, 10am – 1pm (£25)

If you’ve always fancied learning how to knit in the round, but never been quite sure where to start, then this session is for you! I’ll show you several different methods and you’ll get to try different needles and techniques to see which you prefer.
I’ll talk you through a pattern to knit some lovely fingerless mittens which we’ll start during the workshop and which you can finish off at home.
The session is suitable for confident beginner knitters.

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Beginners’ Crochet
Friday 12th October, 2pm – 5pm (£25)

Come along to this total beginner’s workshop and learn the basics of crochet.  I’ll show you how to hold your crochet hook and yarn, and we’ll work through the basic stitches and learn how to crochet a beautiful granny square.
The workshop lasts 3 hours and the price of £25 includes all tuition, material, tools, tea/coffee and cake!

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Making up Knitted Garments
Friday 19th October, 10am – 1pm (£25)

Is sewing up your knitted garments the one job you hate? During this 3 hour session we’ll learn lots of tips for neat finishing to ensure your completed garments look fabulous!
The cost for this session is £25 and as always there will be plenty of tea/coffee and cake to keep you going.

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Crochet Ripple Pattern
Friday 19th October, 2pm – 5pm (£25)

This session is suitable for anyone with basic crochet skills, but not a complete beginner.
Come along and have fun learning the popular Ripple pattern that is perfect for making gorgeous throws, cushions and blankets.
The workshop lasts 3 hours and the price of £25 includes all tuition, material, tools, tea/coffee and cake!

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Advanced Granny Squares
Friday 26th October, 10am – 1pm (£25)

Mastered the basic Granny Square? Then it’s time for a challenge!
Come along and have fun learning lots more beautiful patterns.
The workshop lasts 3 hours and the price of £25 includes all tuition, material, tools, tea/coffee and cake!

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Crochet Joins and Seams
Friday 26th October, 2pm – 5pm (£25)

Come along and experiment with lots of different ways of joining crochet squares or other pieces. Ideal if you have lots of granny squares but don’t quite know what to do with them!!
The workshop lasts 3 hours and the price of £25 includes all tuition, material, tools, tea/coffee and cake!

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Crocheted Christmas Wreath
Tuesday 6th November, 10am – 3pm (£40)

Make a truly unique crocheted wreath which you can use year after year.  There will be patterns for holly leaves, stars, flowers and all sorts of festive goodies which you can use to personalise your wreath.  Whilst  you may not finish your wreath during the session, you’ll go away with everything you need to complete it at home.

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Crocheted Christmas Wreath
Friday 23rd November, 10am – 3pm (£40)

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Crocheted Mini Christmas Stockings (Intermediate)
Friday 9th November, 10am – 1pm (£25)

These cute mini stockings will make ideal decorations for the tree or why not turn them into bunting for the fireplace?  You could even make 24 and you’ve got yourself an advent calendar!
There will be traditional and contemporary colours to choose from and you’ll go away with the pattern and enough yarn to make 6 stockings.

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Proggy Christmas Tree
Friday 9th November, 1.30pm – 4.30pm (£30 including fairy lights)

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 you will also take away a set of battery operated fairly lights with which to decorate your tree! There will be plenty of tea/coffee and festive treats available throughout the session to get you in the Christmas spirit!

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Beginners’ Sock Knitting
Friday 30th November, 10am – 3pm (£45)

If you’re a confident beginner knitter and fancy a bit of a challenge, then you can knit socks! During this full day workshop you’ll learn all the basics of sock knitting and will soon become addicted!
The cost of £45 includes a ball of gorgeous sock wool and needles to keep, tuition, plus plenty of tea/coffee and cake.

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Crocheted Fingerless Mittens

Friday 14th December, 10am – 3pm (£35 including yarn)

This is a lovely project for a confident intermediate crocheter and these gorgeous lace style mittens would make a wonderful gift.
You should be able to complete at least one of the mittens during the workshop, and full pattern instructions and yarn are provided to enable you to complete the project at home if need be.

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