The Bee Loft is a light and spacious arts and crafts studio conveniently situated 6 miles from York looking out over beautiful open countryside.
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These stunning sculptures will take pride of place in a variety of places. These stunning sculptures will take pride of place in a variety of places. I have seen similar ones in interior design magazines gracing Bathrooms, kitchens and living rooms. I think one would look pretty good on a garden wall or full of fairy lights at Christmas. Chris Moss will show you step by step how to create these amazing trophies.Find out more »
My favourite kind of patchwork and the ultimate in recycling scraps of fabric. Once you've mastered the 'rules' your creation will be a very personal item. Simple embroidery stitches will embellish and enhance the finished work. Even if you have never embroidered before you will find this an easy workshop. Within the day we can create a small item such as a book jacket or mini bag. Others may prefer to continue to make a larger item. This is definitely…Find out more »
This 3 hour workshop will combine all of the techniques and ideas of colour, pattern and texture to help you create your own mandala inspired textile art design. You will add your own embellishments, decorative stitches and design ideas. Jessica will explain ways in which you can have your designs professionally printed as fabric. . All materials are provided and this class is also suitable for beginners in textiles art. As well as traditional textile materials Jessica will also show you how to incorporate recycled…Find out more »
During the day you will be shown how to make a beautiful wreath or table centre, together with some more simple wreaths Dip into our boxes of seasonal fabric and trim to make a traditional wreath, choose to go with tartans, or pick out your favourite colours.Find out more »
Spend a happy morning creating this charming pair of Father and Mother Christmas. There will certainly be time to complete one of the figures and you will be given patterns for both. We have a wide choice of seasonal material to make your unique and unusual decoration. £35.00 inc. materialsFind out more »
Choose from the many different textile Christmas decorations we will have on show. Depending on the size there should be time to make two and you will see the construction of some of the others. There are cinnamon reindeer; re-usable crackers; fairy rings and fir cone bells and many more. We have a good choice of fabrics and Christmas snacks to keep you going.Find out more »
Drinks, homemade cake and biscuits are provided on all courses, with lunch included on all full day workshops. If you have special dietary requirements please let us know beforehand.
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