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

ADVENT CALENDAR DEMONSTRATION
Free Demonstration

Tuesday, 23rd October
10am to 4pm

Would like to make your own Advent Calendar or stocking? Unsure how to go about it? Come in and speak to our specialist.

For more information call 01227 459 760.

HOW TO MAKE A SIMPLE APPLIQUED CHRISTMAS COASTER
£25 Per Person


Tuesday, 6th November 
5:45pm-7:45pm 

You will be shown how to build and quilt a simple Christmas themed coaster.

Enough materials will be provided to produce one coaster, with the opportunity to purchase more on the night to, maybe, complete a set. You could use the skills acquired to produce a matching table runner too!

A basic knowledge of sewing machines will be helpful. Use of a machine will be provided.

Crochet- Granny Squares
£25 per person

Saturday, 10th November
10am to 1pm

Learn to crochet a Traditional Granny Square, plus a couple of other designs, and how to join them together to make a throw, cushion etc..

You will need to be confident with double crochet, half treble and treble stitches to take this workshop.

Materials Included. Limited Spaces.

Learn to Crochet
£25 per person

Wednesday, 21st November
10am to 1pm

You will learn to crochet a foundation chain, a ‘double’ crochet stitch and a ‘treble’ stitch, and start to make a simple project..

Materials Included. Limited Spaces.

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.

Make a Pillowcase or Christmas sack
£20 per person

Tuesday, 16th October
1pm to 4pm

For more information, please head to the second floor or call the store on call 01323 410 428 ext. 52

Make an Advent Calendar for Christmas
£30 per person

Saturday, 20th October
10am to 4pm

You will have a choice of three designs.

For more information, please head to the second floor or call the store on call 01323 410 428 ext. 52

Make a Felt Stocking
£15 per person

Tuesday, 23rd October
10am to 3pm

For more information, please head to the second floor or call the store on call 01323 410 428 ext. 52

Make a Hessian Stocking
£15 per person

Saturday, 27th October
10am to 2pm

For more information, please head to the second floor or call the store on call 01323 410 428 ext. 52

Make a Hessian Garland and decorations
£10 per person

Tuesday, 30th October
10am to 1pm

For more information, please head to the second floor or call the store on call 01323 410 428 ext. 52

Make a 9 Patch Christmas Cushion
£20 per person

Saturday, 3rd November
10am to 4pm

For more information, please head to the second floor or call the store on call 01323 410 428 ext. 52

Make a Burlap Wreath and Decorations
£15 per person

Tuesday, 6th November
10am to 1pm

For more information, please head to the second floor or call the store on call 01323 410 428 ext. 52

Make a Felt Wreath and Decorations
£15 per person

Saturday, 10th November
10am to 2;30pm

For more information, please head to the second floor or call the store on call 01323 410 428 ext. 52

Make a Felt Christmas Tree Skirt
£20 per person

Tuesday, 13th November
10am to 1pm

For more information, please head to the second floor or call the store on call 01323 410 428 ext. 52

Make Christmas Bags
£20 per person

Saturday, 17th November
10am to 2;30pm

For more information, please head to the second floor or call the store on call 01323 410 428 ext. 52

Make a Christmas Table Runner
£15 per person

Tuesday, 20th November
10am to noon

For more information, please head to the second floor or call the store on call 01323 410 428 ext. 52

Make a Christmas Gnome
£5 per person

Saturday, 24th November
10am to noon

For more information, please head to the second floor or call the store on call 01323 410 428 ext. 52

 

There are currently no classes or events for this store. 

 

 

Please check out our Make It September events and demonstrations here

 

There are currently no classes or events for this store. 

 

PATCHWORK CRAFTS
£130 For 4 weeks course.


Fridays, 12th, 19th, 26th October & 2nd November 
10am-1pm 

Patchwork Crafts - students will learn Quilt-as-you-go techniques to make a set of patchwork placemats and a tote bag for a book/magazine. This is a fun class, suitable for those new to patchwork, that will cover the basics of rotary cutting and machine piecing patchwork whilst quilting at the same time. The techniques are easily transferable so students will be able to make other items as gifts for friends and family in their own time. Lots of inspiring ideas and examples will be brought along to every class by the course tutor. Students may bring their own sewing machine or reserve a store machine when booking.

You will need to bring: Rotary cutter, ruler and mat, sewing thread, sewing notions – scissors, pins, needle.

Patchwork fabrics for 2 placemats and an unlined tote bag are included in the course fee. Students will choose their own batting and backing fabrics and may add a lining to their tote bag.

For more information, call 01962 843 355. Book in advance to avoid any disappointment. 

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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