Store Events & Workshops

Join us at your local Closs & Hamblin store for creative workshops, free demonstrations, or crafty social clubs. We’ve teamed with some of our favourite makers, designers, and inspiring companies to host inspirational talks and shopping events in our stores.

Take a look below at what’s coming soon and follow us on Facebook to be the first to know about new events and workshops.

CARD MAKING CLASS
Book ahead

Every Tuesday from 10.30am to 1pm
£15 per class or £50 for 4 classes

Would you like to try card making? Our classes will show you how!
Each week you will create 2 cards using different techniques and everything you need will be provided for you - just bring yourself! 
Spaces are limited to 8 per class.

Each class costs £15 per person or you can book 4 sessions in advance for just £50.

Contact Sara or Jon on 01273 321959 ext. 52 to book your place.

KNIT AND NATTER
Drop-in

Every Friday & Saturday from 10am to 2pm

Join our Knit And Natter group for the opportunity to spend some time with like minded creative people who enjoy using yarn. 
Spaces are limited to 8 per class.

We have both knitters and those who love to crochet.

It is a social group with all levels of ability, so whether you are experienced or just starting, feel free to drop in.

For more information please call 01273 321 959

 

Please click above to visit our Make it March Events calendar. 

 

KNIT & NATTER
Drop-in


Every Friday from 9am - 12pm 
Free to attend 

There is nothing better than knitting together with a whole bunch of yarn lovers who share your passion for beautiful handmade projects. We're not a knitting class so please bring your own project and material.

Even if you haven't started knitting yet but would like some advice on how and where to begin, you are welcome to join this group. These are drop-in sessions so no booking required. Please head to the first floor in the dress department.

 

Please click above to visit our Make it March Events calendar. 

 

 

Please click above to visit our Make it March Events calendar. 

 

 

Please click above to visit our Make it March Events calendar. 

 

STITCHSCAPE CLASS, 

£20 per person

Friday, 5th April, 10:30am to 4pm

Learn how to make a fabulous embroidered scene with Beth from Dotty Textiles. She will teach you how to make embroidered pictures using fabrics , threads and beads. In this one-day-class you will be taught how to use fabrics to create a background for your picture or landscape. 
You’ll be taught various embroidery stitches to enhance your stitchscape and add layers of texture to your scenery.You will need to bring: 15cm embroidery hoop, 30cm medium Calico, matching embroidery threads, needles, scissors and 5x mixed-colour cottons that you will use to create the landscape with. You will need to be able to hand sew and have a basic knowledge of embroidery.
Limited spaces available. Book in store or call 01892 522 618 ext. 4

 

CROCHET A FLOWER CLASS
FREE to attend

Friday, 15th March, 11am to 2pm

Bring along a couple of balls of wool and crochet hook and learn how to crochet a pretty flower to add to a Springtime Flower Ring, or make into a brooch.
You should be able to crochet a chain, UK double & treble stitches.  

Contact the store 01962 843355 if you require more information. 

CORNER TO CORNER CROCHET

Book your place 

£25 to attend

Friday, 29th March, 9:30am to 2pm

The workshop will take you through mastering the stitches, increasing and decreasing as well as simple border edging techniques. You will make a sample square and will be provided with a ball of wool and crochet hook to get you started. 
You will need to be familiar with UK chain and treble stitches.

Contact the store 01962 843355 if you require more information. 

GET TO KNOW YOUR SEWING MACHINE
FREE to attend

Friday, 10th May, 9:30am to 2pm

Get to know your sewing machine and stitch up a small wallet for your handbag too. The best way to get to know your sewing machine, is to work on a project. A little wallet for cards, teabags or tissues is an ideal small project to get you started. You will learn how to thread your machine & bobbin, adjust the length of your stitch, play with fancy stitches (if you have them), move the needle position and use zigzag stitches. We will also explore the fun of freehand machining. We will concentrate on the basics on the day but bring along your instruction manual and we'll be able see what else your machine can do! Bring a basic sewing kit too - scissors, threads, pins. 
Limited spaces available.

COVERED NOTEBOOK WITH PEN POCKETS
FREE to attend

Friday, 17th May, 9:30am to 2pm

These covered notebooks make wonderful gifts and are a delightful addition to any workspace. Choose fabrics that remind you of seaside holidays or days in the countryside, geometric designs or colourful patterns. Bring a hard or cardboard covered notebook up to A4 size and choose 2 fabric fat quarters to cover your book. There will be a pen pocket on the front so you'll be super organised and won't be rummaging around looking for a pen, when you need to make some notes. You will learn how to measure around your notebook, create pockets and use wadding to create a stunning cover that you can use over and over again, once your notebook is filled up! . 
Bring your own sewing kit and a rotary cutter & mat & ruler, if you have one. You may book to use a machine in our sewing room or bring your own - please confirm at time of booking.

There are currently no other events in other Closs & Hamblin stores. For updates, sign up to our newsletter or follow our Facebook page.

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