Courses

Crochet and Embroidery

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Creative Stitch-Ribbons, Buttons & Beads

Explore the potential of hand embroidery with silk ribbons and painted surfaces. Create your own textile art with handmade beads, toggles and buttons. This course takes a creative approach to exploring traditional and contemporary techniques.

course code
T68A
Availability
This course is available for enrolment.
Start
14 Oct 2024 (Autumn)
Weeks
8 weeks
Times
Mon 13:00-16:00

where
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total fee for this course £197.00  (concession £121.00)
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Creative Stitch-Thinking Outside The Box

With a mixed media approach, you will use printing techniques, silk painting and a range of embroidery stitches to create an unusual set of squares which could be made into a box or an art book or used in your own projects.

course code
T68B
Availability
This course is available for enrolment.
Start
13 Jan 2025 (Spring)
Weeks
10 weeks
Times
Mon 13:00-16:00

where
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total fee for this course £245.00  (concession £149.00)
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Crochet For Winter

You will learn to crochet winter basics and make a cosy pair of fingerless mittens, a hat and a scarf. This course will help you to feel confident when reading a pattern and making adjustments and variations.

course code
T72A
Availability
This course is available for enrolment.
Start
12 Nov 2024 (Autumn)
Weeks
5 weeks
Times
Tue 13:00-15:30

where
Stoke Lodge  A link to Google Maps in a new window with this postcode. Google map
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total fee for this course £114.00  (concession £74.00)
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Crochet Plus: Boho Crochet For Your Home

An exploration in how to use traditional crochet motifs in bright boho combinations.

course code
T72F
Availability
This course is available for enrolment.
Start
22 Apr 2025 (Summer)
Weeks
5 weeks
Times
Tue 13:00-15:30

where
Stoke Lodge  A link to Google Maps in a new window with this postcode. Google map
fees
total fee for this course £114.00  (concession £74.00)
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Crochet Plus: Granny Square Jumper

Create a colourful jumper with a modern twist on a crochet classic.

course code
T72E
Availability
This course is available for enrolment.
Start
23 Apr 2025 (Summer)
Weeks
5 weeks
Times
Wed 13:00-16:00

where
Stoke Lodge  A link to Google Maps in a new window with this postcode. Google map
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total fee for this course £124.00  (concession £76.00)
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Crochet Plus: Top-Down Garment

This course focusses on the top-down crochet technique used to create a made-to-measure seamless garment. You will be able to decide the style and length of your garment.

course code
T72B
Availability
This course is available for enrolment.
Start
25 Feb 2025 (Spring)
Weeks
6 weeks
Times
Tue 13:00-15:30

where
Stoke Lodge  A link to Google Maps in a new window with this postcode. Google map
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total fee for this course £124.00  (concession £76.00)
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Embroidery For Complete Beginners-Patching & Mending

An introduction to the basics of hand embroidery. You will explore techniques (incl the trendy “visible mending” method) for sewing on buttons, patching to cover a stain, tear or hole.

course code
T67A
Availability
This course is available for enrolment.
Start
14 Oct 2024 (Autumn)
Weeks
5 weeks
Times
Mon 10:00-12:30

where
Stoke Lodge  A link to Google Maps in a new window with this postcode. Google map
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total fee for this course £110.00  (concession £70.00)
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course code
T67B
Availability
This course is available for enrolment.
Start
13 Jan 2025 (Spring)
Weeks
5 weeks
Times
Mon 10:00-12:30

where
Stoke Lodge  A link to Google Maps in a new window with this postcode. Google map
fees
total fee for this course £110.00  (concession £70.00)
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course code
T67C
Availability
This course is available for enrolment.
Start
24 Feb 2025 (Spring)
Weeks
5 weeks
Times
Mon 10:00-12:30

where
Stoke Lodge  A link to Google Maps in a new window with this postcode. Google map
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total fee for this course £110.00  (concession £70.00)
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Freemotion Machine Embroidery-Botanical Prints

Botanical printing is used to create delicate images of leaves and flowers onto fabric. Using foliage from Stoke Lodge and some garden flowers we will explore two ways of transferring plant images onto fabric before using stitches to enhance the prints.

course code
T70D
Availability
This course is available for enrolment.
Start
22 Mar 2025 (Spring)
Weeks
One day
Times
Sat 10:00-16:00

where
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total fee for this course £60.00  (concession £42.00)
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Freemotion Machine Embroidery-Personalised Presents

Explore writing names with freemachine stitch and freemotion couching of braids and ribbons. Learn how to make a professional lined zipped case and apply your best piece of embroidery to the side for a unique gift.

course code
T70B
Availability
This course is available for enrolment.
Start
09 Nov 2024 (Autumn)
Weeks
One day
Times
Sat 10:00-16:00

where
Stoke Lodge  A link to Google Maps in a new window with this postcode. Google map
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total fee for this course £60.00  (concession £42.00)
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Freemotion Machine Embroidery-Print & Stitch

Learn to create simple monoprints with fabric paint and a squidgy surface (Gelli plate and silicone sheets). This dries quickly and you can soon use it to inspire some free motion stitching creating your own work of art.

course code
T70C
Availability
This course is available for enrolment.
Start
08 Feb 2025 (Spring)
Weeks
One day
Times
Sat 10:00-16:00

where
Stoke Lodge  A link to Google Maps in a new window with this postcode. Google map
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total fee for this course £60.00  (concession £42.00)
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Freemotion Machine Embroidery-Watercolour Pictures

Explore drawing and painting on fabric with Inktense watercolour pencils followed by freemotion machine stitching. Stitch first, then colour in; or paint first then stitch on top. We will try both! Tutor will provide templates if you are a nervous sketcher.

course code
T70A
Availability
This course is available for enrolment.
Start
12 Oct 2024 (Autumn)
Weeks
One day
Times
Sat 10:00-16:00

where
Stoke Lodge  A link to Google Maps in a new window with this postcode. Google map
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total fee for this course £60.00  (concession £42.00)
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Introduction To Tunisian Crochet

Are you looking to learn a new craft? This course is for you! This is a great course for anyone looking for inspiration! Tunisian crochet is a technique considered to be a mixture between crochet and knitting.

course code
T72C
Availability
This course is available for enrolment.
Start
26 Feb 2025 (Spring)
Weeks
5 weeks
Times
Wed 13:00-15:30

where
Stoke Lodge  A link to Google Maps in a new window with this postcode. Google map
fees
total fee for this course £110.00  (concession £70.00)
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Learn How To Crochet-Beginners

Are you looking to learn a new craft? This course is for you! It is a fun introduction to crochet with a different project every week. The course will cover the basic stitches, how to choose yarn, finish projects, read patterns, etc.

course code
T71A
Availability
This course is available for enrolment.
Start
17 Sep 2024 (Autumn)
Weeks
5 weeks
Times
Tue 13:00-15:30

where
Stoke Lodge  A link to Google Maps in a new window with this postcode. Google map
fees
total fee for this course £109.00  (concession £69.00)
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course code
T71B
Availability
This course is available for enrolment.
Start
15 Jan 2025 (Spring)
Weeks
5 weeks
Times
Wed 13:00-15:30

where
Stoke Lodge  A link to Google Maps in a new window with this postcode. Google map
fees
total fee for this course £109.00  (concession £69.00)
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Learn How To Crochet-Intermediates

Develop your knowledge of crochet with variations of stitches, fantasy stitches, shaping techniques and colorwork with this project-based course.

course code
T74A
Availability
This course is available for enrolment.
Start
14 Jan 2025 (Spring)
Weeks
5 weeks
Times
Tue 13:00-15:30

where
Stoke Lodge  A link to Google Maps in a new window with this postcode. Google map
fees
total fee for this course £109.00  (concession £69.00)
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Pom Pom Christmas Wreath

Learn how to make spectacular pom poms with different patterns and create a Christmas wreath that will take centre stage in your home.

course code
T72D
Availability
This course is available for enrolment.
Start
20 Nov 2024 (Autumn)
Weeks
one week
Times
Wed Thu 13:00-16:00

where
Stoke Lodge  A link to Google Maps in a new window with this postcode. Google map
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total fee for this course £62.00  (concession £45.00)
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