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Aldridge Crafts & Champagne Moments

01953 454976

Craft Workshops

Held in Store – Limited places – book now! - workshops are all on our website where you can book & pay online.
Booking is essential.  Payment is required at the time of booking.

Check online or in-store for pictures/samples of our workshop projects.

Mon 1st Sept 6-8pm            Birdcage Collage                                £15.00
Create a beautiful artwork panel using texture paste, paints, inks, stamping and die cuts and learn all about collage creations
Beginners to advanced
Wed 10th Sept2-4pm            Wire wrapped glass pendant with twisted wire
                                                torque                                                            £18.00
Create a beautiful wire wrapped glass pendant using 0.8mm wire and hang this from a twisted handmade wire torque. This workshop is suitable for beginners.  Price includes all materials and use of tools and tuition
Beginners to advanced
Mon 15th Sept 6-8pm                    Woodware Bubble Bloom Stamping      £15.00
You can create a card with this gorgeous stamp either by zentangling, using card candi, liquid pearls and stickles – or go a bit steampunk and use beadcaps and metal findings – the choice is yours!
Beginners to advanced
Wed 17th Sept 2-4pm             Leather wrap gemstone bracelet            £20.00
Using leather cord and 6mm gemstone beads create a wrap around bracelet.  Price includes all gemstones, leather and tuition
Beginners to advanced
Wed 24th Sept 2-4pm           Stacked Button necklace and earring set         £20.00
Make a colourful necklace and earring set using buttons and seed beads.
Price includes all buttons, beads, use of tools and tuition.
Beginners to advanced
Wed 1st Oct 2-4pm                 Carnival Chain Maille Bracelet                £15.00
Come and learn how to make a simple chain maille bracelet with a rainbow of beads.
Price includes all rings, beads, tuition and use of tools.
Thu 2nd Oct 6-8pm             Single Colour Stamping                       £12.50
Would you like to learn how to stamp and watercolour a card using just one colour of Distress Ink?  You could create a dramatic card like our Black poppies card, or go in a brighter shade.  You will learn how stamp your panel and watercolour the details using just one shade of Distress Ink.
Beginners to advanced
Sat 4th Oct 10-4pm             Christmas Card Ideas FREE Demonstrations all day
Want some ideas for your Christmas cards this year – or perhaps you have never made your own and would like to know where to start – Join Jane throughout the day for lots of Christmas card ideas using Peel-offs, stamping, decoupage techniques and more!
Thu 9th Oct 6-8pm              Flitterglu & Flakes Christmas Project  £15.00
Create a gorgeous Christmas card using a selection of stamps from Crafty Individuals and IndigoBlu using Flitterglu and flakes.  You can follow the project card, or create your own unique variation
Beginners to advanced
Wed 8th Oct 2-4 pm                           Decopatch Style Vintage heart brooch  £15.00
Using a wooden heart as the base use decopatch style papers charms and paint to create a unique vintage style brooch.  Price includes all beads, chain, tuition and use of tools.
Beginners to advanced
Mon 13th Oct 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 15th Oct 2-4 pm            Crystal stacking elasticated bracelet    £20.00
Using gorgeous crystal rondelles create 3 bracelets that are connected by charms and organza ribbon for a great party look .  Price includes all crystals, charms, use  of tools and tuition.
Beginners to advanced
Sunday 19th October – 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 22nd Oct 2-4 pm            Wirework Necklace and earrings set    £20.00
Create a unique wirework necklace using 1.5mm wire as a framework and 0.6mm wire for contrast and beads. Also use the wirework gizmo to create coils and wirework beads.  Price includes all wire, beads, use of tools and tuition.
Beginners to advanced
Thu 23rd Oct 6-8pm            Stamping in Colour                             £15.00
Would you like more confidence to stamp your images in colour – perhaps have multiple colours on one project?  We will be working onto a white background and building up a stamped design using a variety of coloured inks.  The price includes two Memento dewdrop inks (you can choose your colours) for you to use and keep.
Beginners to advanced
Wed 29th Oct 2- 4.30pm      Under the Sea beaded kumihimo bracelet £15.00
Using the Kumihimo disc and bobbins create this lovely beaded kumihimo bracelet. We assume you already have the disc and bobbins for this workshop, if you don’t let us know at the time of booking.  Price includes, beads, fittings and tuition.
Saturday 8th November – FREE Demonstration 10-4pm
Come and join Annette demonstrating with Woodware and Stix2 products throughout the day

Can’t make one of our workshop dates?  Most of our workshops can be run on a 1-2-1 basis at a mutally convenient time.  Minimum cost for a 1-2-1 workshop is £20.00 for a 2 hour workshop.  Phone/call in to book  01953 454976

By booking you agree to our booking/cancellation T&Cs available to see below & instore.

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.
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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