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Aldridge Crafts & Champagne Moments
01953 454976
Craft Workshops
Held in Store – Limited places – book now!
Booking is essential.  Payment is required at the time of booking.
Lucite flower cascade necklace £20

Wed 22nd April 2-4pm
Create a gorgeous necklace using crystals, glass pearls and lucite flowers in your colour choice to wear with your summer florals.
Includes all materials and tuition
Metal Flakes with Acetate £20 Thu 23rd April 6-8pm
Use Flitterglu and metal Flakes on a card project featuring an acetate overlay.  Ideal for beginners to learn to use the flakes too
FREE DEMO - Colouring with Distress Ink Pens  Sat 25th April - 10-12
Learn how to watercolour and get a few other handy hints on
how to get the most out of your Distress Ink Markers
Distress Ink Masterclass £15  Mon 27th April 6-8pm
You will learn lots of basic techniques on using the Distress Ink Range - pads, stains and markers.  Hints and Tips a plenty!
Beginners Jewellery £20
Wed 29th April 2-4pm
Come and learn the basics of jewellery making and leave with a beautiful handmade necklace and earrings you would be proud to wear.
FREE DEMO - Using Glaze, Metallic and Stardust Sakura Pens Sat 2nd May - 10-12
See these fabulous gel pens in action and learn about the different looks each pen creates
All day Workshop - All About Inkpads £30  Sunday 3rd May - 10-3 (bring some lunch)
Repeated by popular demand. Come and learn about different inkpads and what to use them for.  You will create your own swatch book with notes to be a handy guide in your craft room.
10% discount on any inkpads purchased on the day.
Lucite Flower headband £20
Wed 6th May 2-4pm
Create a lovely lucite floral headband that can be worn day to day or for that special occasion or festival. Includes all materials and tuition
Decorate a Papier Mache Elephant £15 Thu 7th May 6-8pm
Decorate one of our cute papier mache elephants - you can
choose to paint or decoupage him in a colour scheme of your choice
Firepolished bead statement necklace £20
Wed 13th May 2-4pm
Create a show-stopping necklace using firepolished beads to create a collar style necklace.
Lots of loops to turn in this design so not for beginners.
Tonic Dies Crafting Project £20 Thu 14th May 6-8pm
Create a gorgeous crafting project using fabulous Tonic Dies (sample to follow!)
All day Workshop - All About Wire £40
Sunday  17th May 10-4pm
Come along to this great workshop to learn how to create a wire wrapped gemstone. I will show you 2 techniques one using a stone with a drilled hole the other how to wire wrap a cabachon or  tumbled stone. You will create two beautiful pendants. 
Bring along a packed lunch and your own pliers if you prefer to use those. This is a step by step class so is suitable for beginners.
Stampendous Creative Palette Techniques £20 Mon 18th May 6-8pm
The palette is like the Gelli Plate.  Learn how to use it with paints and inks to create gorgeous backgrounds
Jewel Enamel with the Ranger Meltpot £15
Wed 20th May 2-4pm
Do you own a meltpot and don’t know what to do with it? Come along and learn some great techniques to create unique jewellery pieces.
Wirework with the coiling gizmo £20
Wed 27th May 2-4pm
Come along and learn how to make  wire beads and components to use in your jewellery making and make a memory wire bracelet with the beads we create.
FREE DEMO - Stix 2 Layer Perfect Tool  Sat 23rd May - 10-12
Find out how to use this handy tool from Stix2 - lots of ideas and techniques to learn!
Get Zentangling! £15 Thu 28th May 6-8pm
Have fun zentangling - whether a beginner or wanting to advance your techniques, come and learn this relaxing hobby of posh doodling!  Learn some new patterns
FREE DEMO - Creative Stamping Palette Sat 30th May- 10-12
The Creative Stamping Palette is similar to the Gelli Plate. 
Come and see it in action on creating gorgeous backgrounds
Beaded Kumihimo bracelet £15
Wed 3rd June 2-4pm
Come and make a lovely beaded kumihimo bracelet with complimenting seed beads.
If you require a disk and bobbins the cost is £20.00
All Day Workshop - Beginners Mixed Media £40 (including £10 goody bag)  Sunday 28th June (bring some lunch)
Mixed Media is using lots of different media - ie inks, paints, sprays, texture paste and masks  in a collage style to create artwork.  I will take you through step-by-step to create an amazing project.  

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 – 6.15-8.30 at the Francis Rooms in Connaught Hall - £3.50 on the night.
2015 dates: 30th January, 20th Feb, 20th Mar, 17th April, 15th May, 19th June, 17th July, 21st Aug, 18th Sept, 16th Oct, 20th Nov, 18th Dec
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 £3.50 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 

2015 dates: 30th January, 20th Feb, 20th Mar, 17th April, 15th May, 19th June (moved to 26th June), 17th July, 21st Aug, 18th Sept, 16th Oct, 20th Nov, 18th Dec

Bring something to craft with you and have fun with other crafters.

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