Upcoming Workshops!

Make a Lampshade!

Saturday, 8th February 2020 10am – 12.30pm Ravenglass Village Hall £38.00 Learn the art of lampshade making in this chilled out workshop. Create the perfect piece for your home or why not make one as a gift! This workshop is perfect for anyone who loves to craft. You will leave with a completed lampshade and… Continue reading Make a Lampshade!

Macrame Workshop: Wall Hanging

Sunday, 9th February 2020 10am – 12.30pm The Woodland Tearooms, Santon Bridge £34 The art of ‘posh knot tying’ is back! Macrame was the “go-to” craft of the 1970s and has made a comeback in recent years. The simple but effective way to decorate your home. Using an original MAKE! The Lakes design, Kym will… Continue reading Macrame Workshop: Wall Hanging

Paper Flower Making Workshop

close up of paper daisies

Saturday 21st March 2020 5pm – 8pm Ravenglass Village Hall £35 Spend a relaxing evening crafting with MAKE! The Lakes. Learn how to make exquisite paper flowers while enjoying delicious homemade cake. Experiment with different methods of paper flower making from small and detailed designs to large and vibrant ones! All crafty materials and tools,… Continue reading Paper Flower Making Workshop

Intro to Patchwork: Bunting

Patchwork bunting spiral

Friday, 27th March 2020 6pm – 9pm Ravenglass Village Hall £30 Get to grips with patchwork and create some fun bunting! Learn to cut, piece and finish your work with style. This workshop is perfect for beginners to patchwork, and those who would like a refresher. You will leave with your beautiful bunting to display… Continue reading Intro to Patchwork: Bunting

Sew a Girl’s Dress!

Saturday, 25th April 2020 10am – 4pm Ravenglass Village Hall £65 Have fun stitching up a sweet little dress in this day workshop with Kym. Children’s clothes are perfect for honing your dressmaking skills… and they are so cute to make! This class will teach you how to read a dressmaking pattern, choose the correct… Continue reading Sew a Girl’s Dress!

Patchwork Magic: Foundation Paper Piecing with Charlotte Newland!

Monday, 30th November 2020 10am – 4pm The Old Dairy, Muncaster Castle £80 Join special guest tutor Charlotte Newland in the grounds of the magnificent Muncaster Castle and enjoy a day of patchwork and laughter. Make Charlotte’s very own ‘Triangle Magic Quilt’ using Foundation Paper Piecing (FPP) techniques. The sewing superhero will demystify this method… Continue reading Patchwork Magic: Foundation Paper Piecing with Charlotte Newland!

Sew a Bespoke Box Cushion

MAKE! The Lakes is taking a trip to London! Friday, 6th March 2020 10am – 4pm The Village Haberdashery, London Learn to make a custom-sized box cushion with a zipper in this entry-level upholstery class! Working with your own square or rectangular cushion you will learn to draft a cushion pattern template, how to construct… Continue reading Sew a Bespoke Box Cushion