Thursday 15 November to Saturday 22 December 2018Editor's Choice
Providing the perfect opportunity to get crafty this Christmastime, The Malthouse Collective in Stroud is hosting a series of festively themed maker sessions, allowing guests to learn a range of skills, that will inject some handmade charm into homes across the county, this Christmas.
With options including festive wreath making, Christmas fairies and even contemporary centre pieces, there’s a creative outlet to suit every taste, and visitors can also enjoy some festive nibbles while they work!
For more information and to buy tickets call (01453) 755800 or visit themalthousecollective.co.uk.
DIY Christmas Crackers
Paper and stationery makers, Rose and Willow, will teach crafters how to create their own set of Christmas crackers to take home and enjoy on the big day. Ideal for adorning any festive table, all templates, paper and party hats will be included, but guests to this workshop will need to bring along their own miniature gifts to delight their families.
Festive Modern Calligraphy and Hand Lettering
Stationery company Rose and Willow returns to The Malthouse Collective to demonstrate the stunning art of modern calligraphy and hand lettering. Covering the basics of mark marking and alphabet practices, the course will teach crafters how to create their own festive place names and gift tags.
Using a range of supplied vintage fabrics, the Sew Vintage sisters will guide visitors to this course through all of the skills they’ll need to create gorgeous festive wreathes that can be used time and time again.
Create three gorgeous fabric baubles to hang in pride of place on your tree this Christmas, with this workshop led by the sisters from Sew Vintage. All materials for this event are provided, as well as homemade cakes and tea!
Craft with Claire from Compassionate Companions as visitors to The Malthouse Collective learn how to create mini Christmas gnomes. Ideal as your own ‘Elf on the Shelf’ or to dangle from the tree, there’s plenty of ways to incorporate these cute and friendly gnomes into your Christmas décor.
Christmas Fairies with Rosablue
The epitome of Christmas magic, learn how to craft your own Christmas fairy with Penny from Rosablue. Perfect for adorning your Christmas tree or to give as a gift, this full day session sees visitors develop a personality for their fairy using vintage lace and jewellery, where all materials and lunch are provided.
Learn how to make a traditional Christmas wreath with award-winning local florist The Bespoke Flower Company. All materials are provided to help guests create a traditional or modern wreath.
Contemporary Table Centre Pieces
Still looking for a perfect centrepiece for your Christmas table? The Malthouse Collective is offering you the chance to make your own, perfect for impressing the family! Bring your own candle or hurricane lamp to decorate with gorgeous foliage from The Bespoke Flower Company.
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