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A Sewing Weekend at De Vere Cotswold Water Park, Cirencester, March 2018

A Sewing Weekend at De Vere Cotswold Water Park, Cirencester, March 2018

Date: 17-18 March 2018
De Vere Cotswold Water Park, Cirencester
Price £425

Come and enjoy a weekend of sewing fun in the beautiful surroundings of Cotswold Water Park. We have two of the UK’s leading textile tutors for you to choose from.

5_sm-angelaAngela Daymond is a textile artist and teacher who just loves to stitch and will teach you how to make a Kantha stitched fabric journal in her weekend workshop.

5_new-phototastic-collage-angela-6A journal is a place to save memories, thoughts and precious things and you will use Kantha stitching to create textures, patterns and representational images in your book; each book will be different, unique and personal. You will learn about many different variations of running stitches, and how to stitch into and make up pages for your journal. You’ll also be using ink tense blocks and pencils to colour pages and wooden printing blocks. There will be a printer available so that you can print out four of your individual photos for the journal.

5_sm-gail Gail Penberthy loves to design and teach.

5_new-phototastic-collage-gail-4 On the first day of the retreat she’ll be teaching you to make a table topper, a most unusual design that is intended as a table centre (and in the right fabrics can become a Christmas tree skirt.) It’s not expected to be fully completed in the day workshop but you can take it home to finish or finish it off with a little late night sewing on the weekend. Who knows!

For the second day you can choose one of Gail’s own delightful folded felt patterns to work on.

A stitching weekend from only £395 per person

Classes will take place in the hotel from 10 – 4 on Saturday and 10 – 4 on Sunday AND you can sew until late, late, late on Saturday evening if you want.

Lunch and refreshments will be served both days including a buffet lunch and a 3 course dinner on Saturday and breakfast and a buffet lunch on Sunday.


De Vere Cotswold Water Park, Cirencester

Set among the honey-coloured villages and gently rolling hills of The Cotswolds, the De Vere Cotswold Water Park is a hotel as spectacular as its surroundings. With extensive grounds, home to nature reserves and alive with wildlife to explore, as well as the glorious Cotswolds beyond, De Vere Cotswold Water Park offers a wonderful retreat from the outside world. Or visit the spa and gym, where a world of pampering and relaxation awaits. All just 20 minutes from J15 of the M4 and J11A of the M5 with Bristol airport just over an hour away.

If you just want to unwind, the rooms offer a perfect sanctuary. All rooms are ensuite with a TV and hairdryer and there is also complimentary Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel.



(Note - the full price includes a non-refundable £50 deposit. If you would prefer to secure your booking by cheque or bacs with a £50 deposit and pay the balance at a later date then please click here to Download a Booking Form to return to us with your deposit payment.)

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