Textiles

TEXTILES WORKSHOP - 'STITCH'

Date: 
23 January, 2014 - 19:30 - 21:30
TEXTILES WORKSHOP - "STITCH"
THURSDAY 23RD JANUARY, 7:30PM
THE GREEN MAN GALLERY, HIGH STREET, BUXTON
 
A session on hand-stitching to repair clothes or decorate ones you have got tired of. Bring along something that needs attention, get expert help and advice while sipping tea surrounded by gorgeous art work.
As with all our workshops, it's free, but we encourage donations towards our costs.
 
 
 
 

HAND SEWN PATCHWORK

Date: 
5 December, 2013 - 19:30 - 21:30
THURSDAY 5TH DECEMBER, 7:30PM
TEXTILES WORKSHOP: HAND-SEWN PATCHWORK
GREEN MAN GALLERY, 55 HIGH STREET, BUXTON
 
A repeat of the very popular workshop we ran last year.
 
  If you couldn't get to it last time, don't miss out
    again, contact Penny to book your place.
 
  As always the workshop is free but we look for donations
    towards the costs, and we do need you to reserve a place
     as numbers are limited.
 

AUGUST WOOLGATHERING

Date: 
15 August, 2013 - 10:30 - 12:30
WOOLGATHERING
THURSDAY 15TH AUGUST 10:30-12:30
PAVILION GARDENS CAFE
 
    Join us for our regular yarny get-together. Bring whatever woolly or stitchy
      project you are into at the moment for ideas sharing. You could maybe learn
     a new skill or just chat and drink tea while you work.
  Note the earlier start time.
More information from Penny.
 
 

WOOLGATHERING

Date: 
11 July, 2013 - 10:30 - 12:30
WOOLGATHERING
THURSDAY 11TH JULY 10:30-12:30
PAVILION GARDENS CAFE
 
   Join us for our regular yarny get-together. Bring whatever woolly or stitch
      project you are into at moment for idea sharing. Maybe learn a new skill
    or just chat and drink tea while you work.
  Note the earlier start time.
More information from Penny.
 
 

BASIC PATTERN MAKING

Date: 
18 April, 2013 - 19:30 - 21:30
PATTERN MAKING WORKSHOP
THURSDAY 18TH APRIL 7:30-9:30PM
UNITED REFORMED CHURCH, BUXTON
We come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, but patterns don't! This session will help you make a basic pattern for a simple garment or adjust the patterns you have to fit you perfectly. The workshop is free to attend, but we do accept donations. Numbers are limited, so you do need to book your place - Contact Penny by email or call 077 696 27133.
This is the last of the current series of sixteen workshops that Transition Buxton have run since January. We hope to circulate details of the next series very soon.
 
 

FUN WITH ACCESSORIES

Date: 
4 April, 2013 - 13:30 - 15:30
     THURSDAY
 
      4TH APRIL
 
         AT THE 
 
 RAILWAY HOTEL 
 
    1:30-3:30PM
 

FABRICS WORKSHOP No 2

Date: 
7 March, 2013 - 19:30 - 21:30
FUN WITH FABRICS - KNIT, CROCHET, DARN, REPAIR
THURSDAY 7TH MARCH, 7:30-9:30PM
CENTRAL BUXTON
This is the second of a series of workshops that will teach you the basic skills to make and repair a whole range of fabric and textile items. We already did 'Hand Sewn Patchwork'.
 
This session will cover Darning, Knitting, Crochet, Repair. How often do you throw out a favourite jumper because some of it unravelled, or it has a hole in the elbow? If you have something like this that needs repair, bring it along, learn how to make it good to go. If you want to learn the basics of knitting or crochet, come along and we’ll get you going.

WANTED - WOOL AND TEE-SHIRTS

WANTED URGENTLY!
 
For the Fun with Fabrics workshops, we are in need of:
 
   WOOL - for the Knit, Crochet & Repair
       session  on 7th March
      OLD TEE-SHIRTS - ideally nice
     colourful ones, for the Rag Rug making on
   14th March
 If you can help with these please contact Penny
 
WASTE PACKAGING - empty fruit tetrapaks and coloured carrier bags (not the bio-degradable ones) - clean please! Offers to Janet
 

 

BASIC TEXTILES WORKSHOPS

Date: 
28 February, 2013 - 19:30 - 21:30
FUN WITH FABRICS - HAND SEWN PATCHWORK
THURSDAY 28TH FEBRUARY, 7:30-9:30PM
CENTRAL BUXTON
 
This is the first of a series of workshops that will teach you the basic skills to make and repair a whole range of fabric and textile items.
 
Hand sewn patchwork is suitable for beginners as well as those who already sew. Learn English pieced patchwork and a 'quilt as you go' technique. Bring some lightweight cotton type fabric and a basic sewing kit if you have them, but don’t worry if you don’t. Make a pot stand or start a quilt to finish at home.
 

WOOLGATHERING

Date: 
13 December, 2012 - 12:00 - 14:00
WOOLGATHERING GROUP
THURSDAY 13TH DECEMBER, 12-2PM
PAVILION GARDENS CAFE
 
     Join us for our usual knitting, crochet, tea and cake etc - all are welcome,
       whether you are an expert, or want to be shown the basics, or fall
       somewhere in between.
 
 
 
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