Classes & Events

Absolute Beginners Make Friends with your Sewing Machine

Absolute Beginners Make Friends with your Sewing Machine Location : CoolCrafting Kendal / Kendal
Duration : / 18:30 -21:00
Availability Total Places > 6
Ticket Price : £26.00

This class is for you if you are completely new to machine sewing. It covers the real basics, threading, bobbin winding, stitch length and width, changing feet, guidelines and tension, but you will learn fast. All practice materials provided.

Make a Skye Wrap

Make a Skye Wrap Location : CoolCrafting Kendal / Kendal
Duration : / 10:00 -12:30
Availability Total Places > 10
Ticket Price : £50.00

Simple and stylish, the Skye Wrap is a perfect beginners project, introducing you to sewing with seam allowances and turning through. This will be a relaxed and fun mornings sewing.

All materials included – you will be able to choose your 100% Wool Tweed, cotton lawn lining and gorgeous buttons. You will take home your Skye wrap instructions to be able to make more within hours.

Bring along your sewing machine or borrow one of ours.

Beginner's Knitting with Jenni Barrett (Part II of Two Week Class)

Beginner's Knitting with Jenni Barrett (Part II of Two Week Class) Location : CoolCrafting Kendal / Kendal
Duration : / 13:00 -16:00
Availability Total Places > 7
Ticket Price : Free

This is the second part of a two week class

Do you look at¬†ALL the wool and just want to start knitting – but you don’t have the skills or the confidence

Let us help you get those needles clicking. This course is split over two weeks and teaches you the following basics

Festive Felt Robin with Lynne Dare

Festive Felt Robin with Lynne Dare Location : CoolCrafting Kendal / Kendal
Duration : / 10:15 -16:00
Availability Total Places > 10
Ticket Price : £45.00

Join us for a one day workshop to make yourself a Festive Felt Robin, using beautiful Heathery WoolFelts from CoolCrafting.

Getting Started with Crochet (three week class) - with Stella Adams-Schofield

Getting Started with Crochet (three week class) - with Stella Adams-Schofield Location : CoolCrafting Kendal / Kendal
Duration : / 10:00 -12:00
Availability Total Places > 8
Ticket Price : £55.00

Stella is an experienced crochet tutor with very calming teaching manner.

The class will be in three parts, over three consecutive weeks. The ticket price of £55 is for all three weeks.

CoolCrafting at Yarndale

CoolCrafting at Yarndale Location : Skipton Auction Mart / Skipton
Duration : / 10:00 -17:00
Availability Total Places > 0
Ticket Price : N/A

So delighted to be back for Yarndale – just one of the best shows you could go to. Set in the marvellous Yorkshire town of Skipton, Yarndale is a showcase for everything woolly.

We will be setting up in a sheep pen and creating a haderdashery heaven for the weekend. Of course, Luna Lapin and all her friends will be coming along.

 

Sock Knitting Workshop (two week class) - with Joanne Tomlin

Sock Knitting Workshop (two week class) - with Joanne Tomlin Location : CoolCrafting Kendal / Kendal
Duration : / 10:00 -16:00
Availability Total Places > 8
Ticket Price : £90.00

Our guest tutor Joanne, has over 60 years of knitting experience, and she is a textile junkie with areas of expertise being lace and sock knitting. She is a compulsive teacher and has taught students at all stages of their knitting, and until recently was the organiser of Kirkby Lonsdale Knit & Natter. Joanne loves a colourful sock.

The class will be in two parts, over two consecutive weeks. The ticket price of £90 is for both weeks and includes a set of Double Pointed Needles and a ball of sock yarn. Please make sure before booking that you are available for both classes.

Make Friends With Your Sewing Machine

Make Friends With Your Sewing Machine Location : CoolCrafting Kendal / Kendal
Duration : / 18:30 -21:00
Availability Total Places > 6
Ticket Price : £26.00

In this two and a half hour workshop, we will help you to get the most out of your sewing machine. Whether you bring along your own machine ( preferable for maximum learning), or use one of our machines, you will learn lots of hints and tips to make your machine sewing more professional.

Getting Started with Crochet (three week class) - with Stella Adams-Schofield

Getting Started with Crochet (three week class) - with Stella Adams-Schofield Location : CoolCrafting Kendal / Kendal
Duration : / 10:00 -12:00
Availability Total Places > 8
Ticket Price : £55.00

Stella is an experienced crochet tutor with very calming teaching manner.

The class will be in three parts, over three consecutive weeks. The ticket price of £55 is for all three weeks.

Part II Sock Knitting Workshop (two week class) - with Joanne Tomlin

Part II Sock Knitting Workshop (two week class) - with Joanne Tomlin Location : CoolCrafting Kendal / Kendal
Duration : / 10:00 -16:00
Availability Total Places > 0
Ticket Price : Free

Our guest tutor Joanne, has over 60 years of knitting experience, and she is a textile junkie with areas of expertise being lace and sock knitting. She is a compulsive teacher and has taught students at all stages of their knitting, and until recently was the organiser of Kirkby Lonsdale Knit & Natter. Joanne loves a colourful sock.

The class will be in two parts, over two consecutive weeks. The ticket price of £90 is for both weeks and includes a set of Double Pointed Needles and a ball of sock yarn. Please make sure before booking that you are available for both classes.

CoolCrafting at The Knitting & Stitching Show

CoolCrafting at The Knitting & Stitching Show Location : Alexandra Palace / Wood Green
Duration : / 10:00 -17:30
Availability Total Places > 0
Ticket Price : N/A

The Knitting & Stitching Show is the largest and most highly regarded textiles and craft event in the UK.

Crafting and sewing inspiration from the edge of the English Lake District and hopefully the most inspirational stand there.

 

Getting Started with Crochet (three week class) - with Stella Adams-Schofield

Getting Started with Crochet (three week class) - with Stella Adams-Schofield Location : CoolCrafting Kendal / Kendal
Duration : / 10:00 -12:00
Availability Total Places > 0
Ticket Price : N/A

Stella is an experienced crochet tutor with very calming teaching manner.

The class will be in three parts, over three consecutive weeks. The ticket price of £55 is for all three weeks.

Tiny Teddy in a Teacup with Lynne Dare

Tiny Teddy in a Teacup with Lynne Dare Location : CoolCrafting Kendal / Kendal
Duration : / 10:15 -16:00
Availability Total Places > 10
Ticket Price : £45.00

Join us for a one day workshop to make yourself a Tiny Teddy Bear – small enough to sit in a delicate vintage teacup! The project uses beautiful Heathery WoolFelts from CoolCrafting.

In A Spin - Circular Weaving with Jaki Bogg

In A Spin - Circular Weaving with Jaki Bogg Location : CoolCrafting Kendal / Kendal
Duration : / 10:30 -12:00
Availability Total Places > 10
Ticket Price : £20.00

A wonderful start to your weaving adventures, this gentle class is delightfully simple. No prior knowledge of weaving is required.

In your weaving kit there will be: a 4‚ÄĚ embroidery hoop, a variety of hand dyed and hand spun yarns, felt disc and a brooch pin.

The end product can be mounted on your wall or made into a lovely brooch.

Fairisle Bunting with Jaki Bogg

Fairisle Bunting with Jaki Bogg Location : CoolCrafting Kendal / Kendal
Duration : / 13:30 -15:30
Availability Total Places > 8
Ticket Price : £30.00

We all need some colourful and distinctive bunting! Especially if it’s knitted…
There is a kit for this workshop containing; Jamieson and Smith 2ply Jp weight, needles and pattern for the 5 different triangles that make up the string of bunting.

There will be enough time to make 1 triangle in the workshop, the rest you could do for homework!

You should be already confident with casting on, casting off and st st. You will then learn 2 colour stranding to create your very own fairisle bunting.

Jaki is an accomplished tutor who runs her own workshops in Skipton and also in France – see more on her website

 

Embroidery Techniques on Luna Lapin's WoolCoat with Sara Dennis

Embroidery Techniques on Luna Lapin's WoolCoat with Sara Dennis Location : CoolCrafting Kendal / Kendal
Duration : / 10:00 -16:00
Availability Total Places > 10
Ticket Price : £85.00

Come and enjoy a day embellishing the panels on a very special coat for your Luna Lapin. The class will be run by Sara Dennis of the Royal School of Needlework.

Beginner's Knitting with Jenni Barrett (Two Week Class)

Beginner's Knitting with Jenni Barrett (Two Week Class) Location : CoolCrafting Kendal / Kendal
Duration : / 13:00 -16:00
Availability Total Places > 7
Ticket Price : £50.00

Do you look at¬†ALL the wool and just want to start knitting – but you don’t have the skills or the confidence

Let us help you get those needles clicking. This course is split over two weeks and teaches you the following basics

How to cast on.
Basic knit and purl stitches.
How to cast off.
Adding new colours to make stripes

Increasing and decreasing.
Stitch patterns such as rib and moss stitch
Some basic pattern reading.

From here you will be able to start your first knitting projects

All materials (and refreshments)are included in the ticket price. Please make sure you are available for both days of the class

Jenni is a freelance textiles designer, avid knitter and all-round traditional craft enthusiast. After being taught how to knit at a young age by her grandmother, her needles have been clicking ever since. After graduating with a degree in Textile Design from the Glasgow School of Art, Jenni has gone on to work on various freelance projects for several knitting and crochet kit companies, as well as releasing her own independent designs.

Sharing skills is an important area of Jenni’s creative practice and she has run both knitting and crochet workshops and currently leads a weekly textiles session at a local mental health charity.

She also hosts the video podcast Wool Is My Bread where she rabbits on about her current projects to anyone who will listen.

Baby Bunny in a Teacup with Lynne Dare

Baby Bunny in a Teacup with Lynne Dare Location : CoolCrafting Kendal / Kendal
Duration : / 10:15 -16:00
Availability Total Places > 10
Ticket Price : £45.00

Join us for a one day workshop to make yourself a Baby Bunny Рsmall enough to sit in a delicate vintage teacup! The project uses beautiful Heathery WoolFelts from CoolCrafting.

Intermediate Crazy Crochet with Andrew Dare

Location : CoolCrafting Kendal / Kendal
Duration : / 10:15 -16:00
Availability Total Places > 10
Ticket Price : £45.00

Join us for a one day workshop sweating the small stitches in this Crochet Class designed to take your hooking to the next level. More info to follow

Making Luna Lapin Kendal

Making Luna Lapin Kendal Location : CoolCrafting Kendal / Kendal
Duration : / 10:00 -16:00
Availability Total Places > 8
Ticket Price : £45.00

In this workshop you will learn to make a naked Luna Lapin , our fabulously stylish rabbity hare.

CoolCrafting at Autumn Quilt Festival, Duxford

CoolCrafting at Autumn Quilt Festival, Duxford Location : Airspace Conservation Hall / Duxford
Duration : / 10:00 -17:00
Availability Total Places > 0
Ticket Price : N/A

Set in the ever fascinating Imperial War Museum, the Autumn Quilt festival is perfect excuse to get inspired by the huge collection or impressive quilts and patch workers and we will be there too!

Beginner's Knitting with Jenni Barrett (Part II of Two Week Class)

Beginner's Knitting with Jenni Barrett (Part II of Two Week Class) Location : CoolCrafting Kendal / Kendal
Duration : / 13:00 -16:00
Availability Total Places > 7
Ticket Price : Free

This is the second part of a two week class

Do you look at¬†ALL the wool and just want to start knitting – but you don’t have the skills or the confidence

Let us help you get those needles clicking. This course is split over two weeks and teaches you the following basics

Dressmaking In a Day

Dressmaking In a Day Location : CoolCrafting Kendal / Kendal
Duration : / 10:00 -16:00
Availability Total Places > 6
Ticket Price : £55.00

Would you like to learn more about reading a commercial pattern and the techniques of dressmaking? This course is for you if you find the idea of dressmaking a bit overwhelming.

Make Friends With Your Sewing Machine

Make Friends With Your Sewing Machine Location : CoolCrafting Kendal / Kendal
Duration : / 10:00 -12:30
Availability Total Places > 6
Ticket Price : £26.00

In this two and a half hour workshop, we will help you to get the most out of your sewing machine. Whether you bring along your own machine ( preferable for maximum learning), or use one of our machines, you will learn lots of hints and tips to make your machine sewing more professional.

Your Handmade Wardrobe A Line Skirt

Location : CoolCrafting Kendal / Kendal
Duration : / 10:00 -16:00
Availability Total Places > 6
Ticket Price : £55.00

Are you looking for a more me-made life, with the reward of well fitting unique clothes. Join us in a series of classes to build your handmade wardrobe.

Your Handmade Wardrobe Pinafore Dress

Your Handmade Wardrobe Pinafore Dress Location : CoolCrafting Kendal / Kendal
Duration : / 10:00 -16:00
Availability Total Places > 6
Ticket Price : £55.00

Are you looking for a more me-made life, with the reward of well fitting, unique clothes. Join us in a series of classes to build your handmade wardrobe.

Skills Workshop - Fastenings

Skills Workshop - Fastenings Location : CoolCrafting Kendal / Kendal
Duration : / 18:00 -21:00
Availability Total Places > 6
Ticket Price : £25.00

Come to Sewing School and learn how to sew the fastenings commonly used in dressmaking and soft furnishings.

Your Handmade Wardrobe Dungarees

Your Handmade Wardrobe Dungarees Location : CoolCrafting Kendal / Kendal
Duration : / 10:00 -16:00
Availability Total Places > 6
Ticket Price : £55.00

Are you looking for a more me-made life, with the reward of well fitting, unique clothes. Join us in a series of classes to build your handmade wardrobe.

Skills Workshop - Pockets

Skills Workshop - Pockets Location : CoolCrafting Kendal / Kendal
Duration : / 18:00 -21:00
Availability Total Places > 6
Ticket Price : £25.00

Come to our Sewing School and learn how to sew the pockets commonly used in dressmaking.

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