Workshop Programme

Fantastic hands-on Craft Workshops held at the Colemans Craft Warehouse in Rushden, Northamptonshire, NN10 6EN. Learn new skills, refresh your technique and get inspired with new ideas at great value workshops from £7.50 including refreshments (for full-day workshops we advise you bring a packed lunch) plus all expert tuition, equipment and materials required for your chosen project unless otherwise stated.

Most workshops are suitable for anyone wishing to join in and have a go (the workshop description will indicate if it is more suitable for advanced crafters).

Give us a ring on 01933 355530, email us at craft@colemangroup.co.uk or drop in to your local branch of Colemans to find out more.

Jan

Parchment Craft

Tuesday 8th January 10am - 12.30pm with Karen Daniell

Learn new techniques and develop your skills in parchment craft. Beginners welcome.

Cost £15

Sit & Sew

Thursday 10th January 10am - 6.30pm with ―

Every Thursday, we welcome you to join our social 'Sit & Sew' group. The sessions run from 10am through until 6.30pm (£8) or come along for up to 4 hours (£5) and join a friendly group of like-minded ladies for stitching and chatter! Unlimited tea and coffee is available all day and a 20% discount on purchases throughout the day (non-discounted items only).

Cost £5/£8

Cardmaking with Woodware Stamps

Friday 11th January 10am - 12.30pm with Kara Talbot

Join Kara to make a selection of cards using beautiful Woodware stamps.

Cost £15

Alice in Wonderland Shoe Makeover

Saturday 12th January 10am - 4pm with Lucy May

Join Lucy and learn how transform a pair of plain shoes into something truly stunning and totally unique! She will guide you through the process of pattern making, covering and embellishing your shoes with a choice of Alice in Wonderland themed fabric and trims. You will need to bring a plain pair of light coloured patent/PU courts or ballet shoes.

Cost £30

East Northants Groovi Group

Saturday 12th January 10am - 4pm with ―

Whether you are a beginner or more advanced, come along to this social group of like-minded people, who share an interest/passion for the Groovi Parchment system by Clarity. It is a place where any member can get help and advice on their projects. Unlimited tea and coffee is available all day and a 20% discount on purchases throughout the day (non-discounted items only).

Cost £3

Stencil & Stitch Fabric Cushion

Sunday 13th January 10.15am - 3.15pm with Penelope Roberts

Join Penelope for a fun packed day learning how to stencil and stitch fabric to make a fabulous cushion. **

Cost £30

East Northants Groovi Group

Monday 14th January 10am - 4pm with ―

As 12th January

Cost £3

One Special Card

Tuesday 15th January 10am - 12.30pm with Kara Talbot

Create one stunning card for that special occasion.

Cost £15

Technique Tuesday - Embossing Powders

Tuesday 15th January 2pm - 3.30pm with Kara Talbot

We will be exploring different ways to use embossing powders, including triple emboss, glitter embossing powders and Stamp 'n' Bond.

Cost £7.5

Sit & Sew

Thursday 17th January 10am - 6.30pm with ―

As 10th January

Cost ££5/£8

Sewing Club

Thursday 17th January 6.30pm - 9pm with Katie Mason

Bring along an ongoing hand or machine stitched project, enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and chat with like-minded stitchers. Unlimited tea and coffee is available all evening and a 20% discount on purchases throughout the day (non-discounted items only).

Cost £5

Japanese Apron

Saturday 19th January 10am - 3pm with Lucy May

Join Lucy in making a beautiful all-in-one apron. **

Cost £30

Needle Felting - Cat Head Brooch

Sunday 20th January 10.15am - 3.15pm with Alison Cremona

Come and make a super cute cat head brooch, or 2.. Beginners welcome.

Cost £27.5

Take One Die

Tuesday 22nd January 10am - 1pm with Kara Talbot

Create a few stunning cards using this die, which will then be yours to take home.

Cost £20

Sit & Sew

Thursday 24th January 10am - 6.30pm with ―

As 10th January

Cost ££5/£8

Scrapbooking - Eastern Medallion

Saturday 26th January 10am - 12.30pm with Julie Eaves

Using papers with an Eastern influence, make a page that creates a medallion. You will need up to 8 photos that can be trimmed to approx. 2½"x 3½" portrait. Trimming to be done on the day. Beginners welcome.

Cost £15

Scrapbooking - Jungle Stripes

Saturday 26th January 1pm - 3.30pm with Julie Eaves

This layout uses strips of jungle flowers, leaves, butterflies & birds, and incorporates a mini foldout flap. You will need two 3¾" square photos & four 3¾" x 1¾" portrait photos. Trimming to be done on the day. Beginners welcome.

Cost £15

Free Motion Quilting

Sunday 27th January 10.15am - 3.15pm with Katie Mason

Conquer your fear for the new year, this workshop will focus on free motion quilting. You will create a small quilt from a half jelly roll, before spending the rest of the day relaxed and stress-free machine free motion quilting. Your sewing machine will need to be able to drop/cover the feed dogs and you will need a free motion/darning foot. **

Cost £35

Cardmaking with Visible Image Stamps

Wednesday 30th January 10am - 12.30pm with Kara Talbot

We will be a variety of Visible Image stamps to create some truly unique cards.

Cost £15

Sit & Sew

Thursday 31st January 10am - 6.30pm with ―

As 10th January

Cost ££5/£8

Feb

Alice in Wonderland Quilted Tote Bag

Sunday 3rd February 10.15am - 3.15pm with Lucy May

You will be expertly guided through the process of making a fabulous Alice in Wonderland themed tote bag, using very simple quilting and construction techniques. **

Cost £25

Parchment Craft

Tuesday 5th February 10am - 12.30pm with Karen Daniell

Learn new techniques and develop your skills in parchment craft. Beginners welcome.

Cost £15

Aperture Cards

Wednesday 6th February 10am - 12.30pm with Kara Talbot

In this session we will create cards with apertures or frames.

Cost £15

Sit & Sew

Thursday 7th February 10am - 6.30pm with ―

As 10th January

Cost ££3/£5

Sewing Club

Thursday 7th February 6.30pm - 9pm with Katie Mason

As 17th January

Cost £5

No Sew Clutch Bag (Well Almost)

Friday 8th February 10am - 3pm with Katie Mason

To complement the shoe workshop with Lucy, you will learn how to cover a purse blank using fabric of your choice. You will be shown how to add side guests, an optional divider and some machine sewing if you wish to add. This is a stand alone class, you don't need to have attended the shoe workshop. **

Cost £25

Pink Ink Card Creations

Saturday 9th February 10am - 3pm with Kara Talbot

Today we will be making cards the stunning stamps from Pink Ink Designs.

Cost £25

East Northants Groovi Group

Saturday 9th February 10am - 4pm with ―

As 12th January

Cost £3

2-D Needle Felt Picture

Sunday 10th February 10.15am - 3.15pm with Alison Cremona

Learn how to needle felt beautiful flowers and bees around a needle felted quote of your choice. Beginners welcome.

Cost £27.5

Quilled Picture

Sunday 10th February 10.15am - 3.15pm with Deborah Burrow

Create a wonderful piece of art with this on-edge technique using colourful strips of paper. Beginners Welcome.

Cost £20

East Northants Groovi Group

Monday 11th February 10am - 4pm with ―

As 12th January

Cost £3

Sit & Sew

Thursday 14th February 10am - 6.30pm with ―

As 10th January

Cost ££3/£5

Nesting Cards

Friday 15th February 10am - 12.30pm with Kara Talbot

In this class we will be trying out different ways of using nesting dies.

Cost £15

Get Groovi with Paul

Saturday 16th February 10am - 12.30pm with Paul Church

Join Paul to learn more about the Groovi Parchment System. Using the latest plates and accessories, you are assured of a great morning. Book both sessions for £35.

Cost ££20*

Get Groovi with Paul

Saturday 16th February 1pm - 3.30pm with Paul Church

Join Paul to learn more about the Groovi Parchment System. Using the latest plates and accessories, you are assured of a great afternoon. Book both sessions for £35.

Cost ££20*

Trees in the Meadow Lap Quilt

Sunday 17th February 10.15am - 3.15pm with Katie Mason

Using a pattern created by The Gourmet Quilter, you will make a panel suitable for a lap quilt or table runner. **

Cost £35

Create with Vellum/Acetate

Tuesday 19th February 10am - 12.30pm with Kara Talbot

Using vellum/acetate in different ways to make a few lovely cards.

Cost £15

Technique Tuesday - Dimensions

Tuesday 19th February 2pm - 3.30pm with Kara Talbot

In this technique class we will be learning different ways to add dimension to your cardmaking.

Cost £7.5

Sit & Sew

Thursday 21st February 10am - 6.30pm with ―

As 10th January

Cost ££3/£5

Sewing Club

Thursday 21st February 6.30pm - 9pm with Katie Mason

As 17th January

Cost £5

Scrapbooking - Peek A Boo

Saturday 23rd February 10am - 12.30pm with Julie Eaves

This page features a fun element of only showing a small part of the photo, and then you open the flap. You will need 3 to 6 6"x4" portrait photos. (Landscape photos can be accommodated but will need to be cut to 4" square). Beginners welcome.

Cost £15

Scrapbooking - Double Page

Saturday 23rd February 1pm - 3.30pm with Julie Eaves

This is a double page layout featuring pretty papers. You will need one 6"x4" portrait photo, two 4"x3" portrait photos and two 4"x3" landscape photos. Beginners welcome.

Cost £15

Art Journal Club

Sunday 24th February 10.15am - 3.15pm with Kara Talbot & Katy York

Join our social group and bring along your art journals, get messy while crafting with like minded people. There will be a selection of craft products for you to use on your project.

Cost £10

Cards For The Wee Ones

Wednesday 27th February 10am - 12.30pm with Kara Talbot

Join Kara to make a selection of cards for the children in your life.

Cost £15

Sit & Sew

Thursday 28th February 10am - 6.30pm with ―

As 10th January

Cost ££5/£8

Mar

Winnie The Pooh Car Seat Blanket/Play Mat

Sunday 3rd March 10.15am - 3.15pm with Katie Mason

Using the Winnie the Pooh fabric range, you will piece a simple block pattern to create a blanket which can be tied on to a car seat or used as a play mat. **

Cost £35

Parchment Craft

Tuesday 5th March 10am - 12.30pm with Karen Daniell

Learn new techniques and develop your skills in parchment craft. Beginners welcome.

Cost £15

Bloomin' Marvellous

Wednesday 6th March 10am - 12.30pm with Kara Talbot

Today we will be creating some lovely Spring themed cards.

Cost £15

Sit & Sew

Thursday 7th March 10am - 6.30pm with ―

As 10th January

Cost ££5/£8

Sewing Club

Thursday 7th March 6.30pm - 9pm with Katie Mason

As 17th January

Cost £5

Orla' Retro Style Cushion

Friday 8th March 10am - 2.30pm with Lucy May

Join Lucy to make a fabulous contempory style envelope-back cushion with retro flower appliqué. You will choose from a gorgeous selection of fabrics and be expertly guided through the process of pattern cutting, simple appliqué and construction. **

Cost £25

Cardmaking with Sharon

Saturday 9th March 10am - 3pm with Sharon Bramley

Join Sharon for a creative day of cardmaking using designer cardstock and stamps.

Cost £20

East Northants Groovi Group

Saturday 9th March 10am - 4pm with ―

As 12th January

Cost £3

East Northants Groovi Group

Monday 11th March 10am - 4pm with ―

As 12th January

Cost £3

Mainly Men

Tuesday 12th March 10am - 12.30pm with Kara Talbot

We will create cards for the men in your life.

Cost £15

Technique Tuesday - Background

Tuesday 12th March 2pm - 3.30pm with Kara Talbot

Using a variety of different mediums, we will create some unique backgrounds.

Cost £7.5

Sit & Sew

Thursday 14th March 10am - 6.30pm with ―

As 10th January

Cost ££5/£8

As If By Magic

Saturday 16th March 10am - 3pm with Pete Hughes

Join Pete Hughes from Sizzix, for a magical day creating a few spellbinding cards and your very own wand.

Cost £35

Needle Felting - Colourful Bird

Sunday 17th March 10.15am - 3.15pm with Alison Cremona

Make an adorable, colourful bird perched on a nest. Beginners welcome.

Cost £27.5

Sit & Sew

Thursday 21st March 10am - 6.30pm with ―

As 10th January

Cost ££5/£8

Sewing Club

Thursday 21st March 6.30pm - 9pm with Katie Mason

As 17th January

Cost £5

Foiling Fun!

Friday 22nd March 10am - 12.30pm with Kara Talbot

Today we will be discovering different ways of using foiling in your cardmaking.

Cost £15

Scrapbooking - Circular Mosaic

Saturday 23rd March 10am - 12.30pm with Julie Eaves

This page features a circle made from mosaic pieces of paper. You will need one 6"x4" landscape photo. Beginners welcome.

Cost £15

Scrapbooking - Messages Galore

Saturday 23rd March 1pm - 3.30pm with Julie Eaves

This page is filled with little envelopes that can contain bits of memorabilia or messages. You will need one 6"x4" portrait photo. Beginners welcome.

Cost £15

Wet Felting - Bird Pod

Sunday 24th March 10.15am - 3.15pm with Karen Lane

Join Karen to create a wet felted bird pod to hang in your garden. Beginners welcome.

Cost £30

3-D Projects

Tuesday 26th March 10am - 12.30pm with Kara Talbot

Join Kara to make some 3-D projects.

Cost £15

Sit & Sew

Thursday 28th March 10am - 6.30pm with ―

As 10th January

Cost ££5/£8

Stamping with Visible Image

Saturday 30th March 10am - 3pm with Pauline Wheeler

Join Pauline for a creative day using the truly unique stamps from Visible Image.

Cost £25

Pleat & Curve Fabric

Sunday 31st March 10.15am - 3.15pm with Penelope Roberts

Join Penelope to learn how to manipulate fabric to create fantastic effects. **

Cost £30

Apr

Parchment Craft

Tuesday 2nd April 10am - 12.30pm with Karen Daniell

Learn new techniques and develop your skills in parchment craft. Beginners welcome.

Cost £15

Take One Stamp

Wednesday 3rd April 10am - 1pm with Kara Talbot

Create a few stunning cards using just one stamp set. The stamp set is then yours to take home.

Cost £20

Sit & Sew

Thursday 4th April 10am - 6.30pm with ―

As 10th January

Cost ££5/£8

Sewing Club

Thursday 4th April 6.30pm - 9pm with Katie Mason

As 17th January

Cost £5

Scrapbooking - On Point

Sunday 7th April 10.15am - 12.45pm with Julie Eaves

This page features folded squares pf paper to give a diamond shape effect. Beginners welcome.

Cost £15

Scrapbooking - Look to the Stars

Sunday 7th April 1.15pm - 3.45pm with Julie Eaves

This page features stars and creates a looking through the window effect. You will need one 6"x4" portrait photo. Beginners welcome.

Cost £15

Fancy Folds

Tuesday 9th April 10am - 12.30pm with Kara Talbot

In todays class, we will create cards with fanciful folds.

Cost £15

Technique Tuesday - Glue Guns

Tuesday 9th April 2pm - 3.30pm with Kara Talbot

Discover the versatility of hot glue.

Cost £7.5

Sit & Sew

Thursday 11th April 10am - 6.30pm with ―

As 10th January

Cost ££5/£8

UFO Day

Friday 12th April 10am - 3pm with Katie Mason

Lets face it, we all have that unfinished project or two! Where you just need the space and time, you have made a mistake or don't know what to do. Bring along any of your unfinished projects, help and guidance will be on hand to get your project back on track. **

Cost £20

MDF Window Frame

Saturday 13th April 10.15am - 3.15pm with Kara Talbot

We will be decorating an MDF picture frame using paints, stencils, texture paste and embellishments.

Cost £25

East Northants Groovi Group

Saturday 13th April 10am - 4pm with ―

As 12th January

Cost £3

Needle Felting - Easter Chicks/Bunnies

Sunday 14th April 10.15am - 3.15pm with Alison Cremona

Create felted chicks and bunnies in a felted decorative Easter egg. Beginners welcome.

Cost £27.5

Quilled Paper Jewellery

Sunday 14th April 10.15am - 3.15pm with Deborah Burrow

Paper rolling techniques to make a new design pendant and earning set, with stunning metallic edged papers. Beginners welcome.

Cost £20

East Northants Groovi Group

Monday 15th April 10am - 4pm with ―

As 12th January

Cost £3

Dylusional Cards

Wednesday 17th April 10am - 12.30pm with Kara Talbot

Using Dylusions stamps, we will create a few cards with a fun quirky feel.

Cost £15

Sit & Sew

Thursday 18th April 10am - 6.30pm with ―

As 10th January

Cost ££5/£8

Sewing Club

Thursday 18th April 6.30pm - 9pm with Katie Mason

As 17th January

Cost £5

Art Journal Club

Saturday 20th April 10am - 3pm with Kara Talbot & Katy York

Join our social group and bring along your art journals, get messy while crafting with like minded people. There will be a selection of craft products for you to use on your project.

Cost £10

Cards for All Occasions

Tuesday 23rd April 10am - 12.30pm with Kara Talbot

Using stamps and dies, you will create several cards for all occasions.

Cost £15

Sit & Sew

Thursday 25th April 10am - 6.30pm with ―

As 10th January

Cost ££5/£8

Contemporary Oven Gloves

Friday 26th April 10am - 2.30pm with Lucy May

Give an everyday kitchen essential a fresh look on this workshop with Lucy, you will choose from a selection of contempory fabrics and be expertly guided through the process of pattern cutting, lining, bias binding and construction. **

Cost £25

Get Groovi with Paul

Saturday 27th April 10am - 12.30pm with Paul Church

Join Paul to learn more about the Groovi Parchment System. Using the latest plates and accessories, you are assured of a great morning. Book both sessions for £35.

Cost ££20*

Get Groovi with Paul

Saturday 27th April 1pm - 3.30pm with Paul Church

Join Paul to learn more about the Groovi Parchment System. Using the latest plates and accessories, you are assured of a great afternoon. Book both sessions for £35.

Cost ££20*

Foundation Piecing

Sunday 28th April 10.15am - 3.15pm with Katie Mason

Learn the basics of foundation piecing, including the different types and how to get accurate seams. You will complete a panel that you can build on in your own time. **

Cost £35

Additional Information

* Due to the nature of some of the Workshops, an apron and/or disposable gloves may be advised.

** A sewing machine is required and a good working knowledge is essential. A basic sewing kit is needed along with a patchwork ruler, rotary cutter and mat.

† This session features different techniques to the morning session. Although the afternoon class is aimed at beginners, morning attendees are welcome to book.

Patchwork - On patchwork Workshops the £30 fee is inclusive of fabric.

For all day Workshops, refreshments will be provided but you are asked to bring a packed lunch.

Booking Terms & Conditions

Cancellation - In rare circumstances we may have to cancel a Workshop. In this situation every effort will be made to contact attendees using the details given at time of booking. Our liability will be limited to the offer of a place on a future Workshop or a full refund.

If you are unable to attend a Workshop - At no additional charge, you are free to send another participant in your place. 

In order to receive a full refund you must give 5 days' notice. After this period, if you find it necessary to cancel, no refund will be given.

Children - Are very welcome but must be accompanied by a supervising adult (although the accompanying adult does not have to participate in the Workshop).