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Aldridge Crafts & Champagne Moments
01953 454976  www.aldridgecrafts.co.uk
Craft Workshops
Held in Store – Limited places – book now!
Booking is essential.  Payment is required at the time of booking.

Check online or in-store for pictures/samples of our workshop projects.
 
Suitable for skill level
   
Mon 3rd Nov 6-8pm             Zentangling on Vellum                        £15.00
Create a beautiful project by zentangling onto vellum with a white gel pen.  The workshop price includes your own white gel pen to keep.  You will have a choice of projects.  This is suitable for beginners who wish to start zentangling, or for advanced zentanglers looking for a new project!
Beginners to advanced
   
Wed 5th Nov 2-4pm            Charm Watch                                               £20.00
Come and create a watch that you can truly call yours. Choose charms that relflect your personality and interests and adorn it with glass and crystal beads in your choice of colour palette.  Price includes watch face of your choice, beads, charms use of tools and tuition.
Beginner/
Intermediate
   
Saturday 8th November 10-4  FREE Demonstration in store with Annette from Woodware and Stix2.  Come and see Annette show you lots of ideas for using these products, you are sure to be inspired!  Stay as short or as long as you want as the event is on all day FREE
   
Thu 24th Nov 6-8pm            Cardmaking with Pearlescent Paints    £15.00
You will create a beautiful card using stamps and heat embossing and then colouring with pearlescent paints.  Lots of designs available for you to stamp.  A lovely technique that you can use in your cardmaking designs.
Beginner/
Intermediate
   
Wed 12th Nov 2-4pm           Party Hair Piece                                 £20.00
Using the tiara technique of wire twisting make a fabulous hair piece to wear for that special occasion. With a choice of wire colours, beads and crystals make something truly unique for that party that is coming up.  Price includes all wire, crystals, glass pearls, use of tools and tuition.
Beginner/
Intermediate
   
Thu 13th Nov 6-8pm            Baby Card with Noah’s Ark Stamp          £15.00
Create a beautiful baby card, or card for a young child featuring the lovely Woodware Noah’s Ark stamp.  You can colour with Promarkers, or with Watercolour pencils.  See online for the beautiful card samples!
Beginners to Advanced
   
Wed 19th Nov 2-4pm           Personalised Bag Charms                         £15.00
Stuck for present ideas for friends, children or even teacher presents, then these fab personalised bag charms would be great. Learn how to make 2 varieties of bag charm and personalise them with favourite colour beads, names and charms that reflect the recipients personality.  Price includes all beads, charms, use of tools and tuition.
Beginner
   
Wed 26th Nov 2-4pm           Fairies and Christmas Tree Ornaments £15.00
Come along and make some lovely decorations for your tree or to give as a gift. Make dancing fairies from beads and Lucite flowers , stacked button Christmas trees and paper baubles. Great fun!  Price includes all beads, buttons, use of tools and tuition.
Beginner
   
Wed 3rd Dec 2-4pm            Crystal Beaded Brooch                        £15.00
Using a sieve back brooch finding create a lovely sparkly brooch to dress up a jacket or pin onto your clutch bag to tie in with an outfit. Choose your colours and make something pretty.  Price includes all crystals, fittings, use of tools and tuition.
Beginner
   

 
Thu 4th Dec 6-8pm             Zentangling for Beginners                             £15.00
Zentangling is posh doodling of patterns.  In this workshop you will learn the basics of how to break down patterns to draw them and fill in a stamped design with lots of basic patterns.  Warning – zentangling is addictive!!  J
Beginners
   
Sun 7th Dec 6-8pm              Xmas Decoration Make & Take            £2.50
We will be open for the Sunday Christmas Carnival – and you can come and join us for a make & take to decorate one of our Xmas wooden shapes ready to decorate your Christmas tree.  Lots of designs available and all materials supplied.  First come first served on the day!  Suitable for children or for adults. (Children must be accompanied by an adult for supervision)
Beginners
   
Mon 8th Dec 6-8pm             Woodware Patch Robin Xmas Card                £15.00
Create a lovely Christmas card using the Woodware Patch Robin stamp.  You will have different choices of techniques including paper piecing to create a lovely design.
Beginners to Advanced
   
Sunday 14th Dec      – 10-3pm ALL DAY WORKSHOP All about Inkpads                   £30.00
Spend the day with Jane exploring all about inkpads.  Which pads do I use for which technique?  What is the difference between all the inkpad ranges?  We will feature Stazon, Archival, Memento, Brilliance, Cat’s Eyes, Distress Ink, Versafine, VersaMark and more!   Perfect if you are a stamper and want to learn more about the inks available and expand on your techniques, or if you are a beginner and want to ‘try before you buy’ to find out which ink range is best for you!  All workshop attendees will receive a 10% discount on any inkpads purchased on the day of the workshop.
Beginners to advanced
   
Wed 10th Dec 2-4pm           Vintage Collar Necklace set                     £20.00
Lots of loops in this lovely necklace creating linked beaded chains to make a stunning vintage looking piece using antique gold wires and muted toned beads. If vintage is not your thing create the same style of necklace using bright silver wire and crystals and great party piece to wear or give as a present.  Price includes all beads, fittings, use of tools and tuition.
Intermediate

 

Can’t make one of our workshop dates?  Most of our workshops can be run on a 1-2-1 basis at a mutually convenient time.  Minimum cost for a 1-2-1 workshop is £20.00 for a 2 hour workshop.  Phone/call in to book
 
By booking you agree to our booking/cancellation T&Cs available to see online & in store.  A minimum non-refundable deposit of £10 per workshop is required on booking.
 
Monthly Craft Club – Join our friendly club that meets monthly to get together with other crafters for crafting, tea and a chat – Friday 19th September, 17th October, 21st November 6.15-8.30 at the francis Rooms in Connaught Hall - £3.50 on the night.
 
 
Find us on Facebook:  Aldridge Crafts and Champagne Moments
Twitter @janealdridge
Shop online For Crafting:  www.aldridgecrafts.co.uk
Shop online for Jewellery and Handbags: www.champagnemomentsdesigns.co.uk

Most of our classes are suitable for any level – beginner to advanced - but the individual workshop will specify if you need to have a certain skill level, if in doubt, please ask us.
Our workshops are designed to be fun!  Come and learn in a relaxed atmosphere with experienced crafters – we have over 25 years experience between us!
We only have a maximum of 6 in a class so you will get individual guidance
No need to bring anything – we supply all materials – but feel free to bring favourite tools – but please make sure they are marked with your name.
Refreshments will be provided.  You will have the opportunity to shop for supplies after your class.
 
Terms and Conditions.
Workshops must be booked and paid for in advance in full.  Bookings are not confirmed until payment is received and a booking will only be held for 48 hours without payment before being released as available. You can pay in store, online or over the phone. 
Cancellation Policy
Cancellations received with 48 hours notice of the workshop will be eligible for a 50% refund.  Unfortunately cancellations received within 48 hours do not allow time to refill that place and so no refund can be issued.  If we have to cancel, we will provide as much notice as possible and you will be entitled to a full refund or to move to a vacant space on an alternative same value workshop of your choice.

Crafting Clubs run in Norfolk - Attleborough
We run a monthly crafting club in Attleborough, Norfolk.  The entry fee is £3 in advance £3.50 on the night and they give you a chance to meet up with other crafters and share ideas, techniques & chat! It doesn't matter whether your craft is papercrafting, jewellery or beading - or something else - everyone is welcome. The mobile shop is always present - and if you haven't got time to join us for the evening - pop in and have a shop (if you are shopping only - no entry fee applies!).  No need to book a place - just come along on the night!  Check on our home page for any late changes to dates or venues - particularly in wintery weather!  Club night starts at 6.15 and finishes at 8.30pm, but you can come along any time in between start & finish and stay as long or short as suits you!  We have demonstrations and mini workshops (a small extra charge to participate in mini workshops)! 


Aldridge Crafts & Champagne Moments – Craft Club
Francis Rooms, Connaught Hall  6.15-8.30pm 
£3.50 on the night £3.00 in advance
Dates for 2014:  17th January, 21st February, 21st March, 25th April, 16th May, 20th June, 18th July, 15th August, 19th September, 17th October, 21st November, 19th Dec
Bring something to craft with you and have fun with other crafters.
 
Monthly Crafting Swap/Share– make a card, piece of jewellery, ATC, or other project on the theme for that month.  Bring one project, swap for another! (or just bring to show!)
  2014 themes: 
January Winter Trees May Furry Friends September Harvest
February Red & Gold June Nautical October Shades of Green
March Zentangle July Bold Flowers November Vintage
April Bling Bling Bling August Letter A December Snowflakes


East Anglia Based and no Local Club?   - We are happy to run a club for you within reasonable travelling distance of Harleston - just give us a call and we can make arrangements! 

We are available to run workshops and give talks and demonstrations at your group.
We regularly give talks, demonstrations or run workshops at local groups - whether you are a WI group, crafting group or something else, give us a call to discuss what we can offer you.  We can cover papercrafting themes and jewellery themes and have many different workshops available.  Subject to being in reasonable travelling distance.

 

Proprietor Jane Aldridge.  Trading as Aldridge Crafts and previously Jane Aldridge Handmade Cards