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Festive Fun Coming up… – Straight Curves

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We’re excited to announce that our new festive craft kits are available to pre-order and should be ready for pick up or delivery from 11 November subject to the wool arriving next week. Scroll down for more information.

Our new lino printing Christmas card workshop has run once already and is happening twice more before Christmas allowing you to create handmade cards for your loved ones and have an evening of creative fun too!

Our felted robin or owl workshop has sold out and we are going to try and squish another one in if you would like to come along please let us know. We have plenty of space on our needle felted elf workshop on Sat 3 December too.

All our courses for this term start from today online and next week for in person sessions. Our brand new coiled basketry course starts this term along with our intermediate lino printing course. Sally’s popular illustrative drawing and painting course starts on Monday and has a few places left if you fancy joining her for some creative fun.


We will be taking part in the festival of Christmas trees in the Crooked Spire again this year and also attending the Bakewell Sparkle event on 27th of November too.

Our family felting festive pudding workshop is on Saturday 19th November at 10am and is £34 for your family to felt a pudding together or you can buy multiple places to make a pudding each!


We’ve had lots of enquiries for a children’s art course in person after school so we are gathering information from you to see when and what you are after. If you are interested please complete our survey here:

Our virtual art class starts today for children and is focused on artists this term with Van Gogh being today’s artist. The image below shows what they will be creating.

We have started hand and footprint sessions ready for Christmas starting at just £12 unpainted they may fabulous gifts from grandparents or as a voucher for a mum to be!

Our book club is on Monday at 6pm and you can come along if you have read the book or not the more the merrier. Looking forward to seeing you there.


Crocheted Chunky Santa Hat

Stylecraft Special Chunky Santa Hat £9
Stylecraft Bellissima Chunky Santa Hat £10.50
This kit includes 2 100g balls of yarn, the crochet pattern and a £1 donation to MIND charity.
You can add additional balls of the main hat colour for £2.30 (special) and £3.10 (bellissima)

To preorder email stating which kit you would like. You will then be contacted as soon as your kit is ready to arrange payment and pickup/delivery.

Crocheted Festive Pudding Sweet Basket 
£16 to make not one but 2 puddings!
This kit includes: 4 100g balls of Stylecraft Special DK yarn, 6 beads, dark green fleece, embroidery thread, black wool, needle and the printed pattern.

To preorder email stating which kit you would like. You will then be contacted as soon as your kit is ready to arrange payment and pickup/delivery.

We have a whole range of craft kits already including needle felted foxes, crocheted cowl, robin baubles and blanket packs.

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