Purrfect Crafting Unleash your inner creativity
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Workshops/Classes

Please note that most workshops and classes are on a pre-book basis and are held at Purrfect Crafting 139, Elliott Street, Tyldesley.

Cancellation policy - up to 2 weeks before class 25% refund (excludes £5 non refundable deposit) after this time no refund.

To book your place and pay your deposit please enter the workshop title and attendee name then click the buy now button to be forward to the payment page.

 

Workshop title
Name of attendees

Powertex Christmas Postbox workshop.
Sunday 22nd September 10-30am £35 lunch included.
Our first Christmas workshop for this year.
Create your own gorgeous Christmas postbox using this great fabric hardening medium and pigments. Our expert tutor will guide you every step of the way to enable you to create your own unique postbox using fabric and embellishments. 
Everything is provided so you can relax and enjoy a day creating your own work of art.
We will begin with a drink and an  introduction to Powertex before being shown how to manipulate fabric and other natural materials to create the main base of your postbox. You will then add your embellishments, choosing from a wide range which will be available to you. We willthen break to allow the postboxes to dry whilst you will enjoy a lovey buffet lunch and chat amongst yourselves. You will also have the opportunity to stock up on your Powertex and other craft items from our great range of Crafting products.
After lunch it will be back to your postbox where you will be shown how to dry brush. This is where your postbox will really come to life using our extensive range of pigment colours in matt, metallic and colour changing. 
Complimentary refreshments are provided provided throughout the workshop.
Please note that this is a fun but messy workshop so please wear old clothing and leave jewellery at home.
A non refundable £5 deposit is required to book your place, please call into our store or use the link at the top of the page.
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Powertex Cello workshop.
Wednesday June 26th @ 3-30pm
£22-50 
Create your own musical masterpiece at our Powertex workshop.
You will be shown by our expert tutor how to manipulate fabric to craft your Cello, once dry you will be able to highlight your cello with our great range of pigments to really bring it to life. You will be leaving at the end of the workshop with your own completed piece ready to display.
All tools, materials and protective aprons/gloves are provided (this is a messy class using fabric hardener so you are advised to wear old clothing) 
Complimentary refreshments are provided throughout the workshop. To book your place a £5 non refundable deposit is required, please contact us or go to the workshop booking page on our website.

Powertex workshop - Saturday 18th May 3pm - 6.30pm
Create your own stunning Spells/Magic Dragon book using Powertex and a range of embellishments.
We will show you how to manipulate fabrics to achieve a magical effect to your book, you will then be show how to colour your piece using pigments and metallics to enhance it and really bring it to life. You can choose from a range of embellishments helping you to create your own unique book. At the end of the workshop your book will be finished and ready for you to take home and enjoy.
Complimentary refreshments are available throughout the workshop.
We provide all materials, book,embellishments, tools, aprons and gloves. (Please note that this is a messy workshop so please wear old clothing and leave jewellery at home)
Workshop costs £12.00 per person. A £5 non refundable deposit is required to guarantee your place.
Bookings can be made and deposit paid by calling into our store or through the link at the top of this page.
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Ship's wheel workshop. Tuesday May 7th @ 4pm £18.50 per person.
From our nautical range comes the gorgeous ship's wheel.
Created from m.d.f. you will be shown by how to colour and accent your wheel by our own expert mixed media tutor.
The wheel is fully turning and comes on a base and with a faux compass for you to arrange how you wish.
There will be able a variety of different colours, embellishments and materials for you to choose from to make your wheel truly unique to you.
All materials, tools and embellishments will be provided along with complimentary refreshments throughout the workshop.
To ensure your place on this great workshop a £5 non refundable deposit is required. Please contact us to book.

Ollie Owl workshop. Saturday 4th May @ 4pm
£9.00 per person
Learn painting techniques and create your own gorgeous Ollie Owl to adorn your wall.
This cute little critter is a great fun project made using paints, embellishments and gilding.
This workshop is sure to make you smile.
All tools, paints and mdf owl are provided along with complimentary refreshments throughout the workshop.
Please contact us to book your place.

Powertex fairy tree house workshop.
Wednesday April 24th @ 4pm
£20.00 per person.
Would you like to learn a new craft in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere? or maybe you would like to dabble in the world of Powertexing or you just simply love messy Crafting, then this is the workshop you have been waiting for.
Moving on from the fairy House you will be creating your own unique fairy tree house, with nooks and crannies, branches, birds, steps, log seat and even a cute little swing not to mention the obligatory fairy.
You will be led by our own fully qualified Powertex tutor who will show you how to manipulate various materials and embellishments to create your own gorgeous version of this fantastic tree house.
Once dry you will be able to colour your piece and really bring it to life.
Your masterpiece will be finished with the magical glow of added lights and after curing for 3 weeks it will be ready to put in the garden (if you wish)
Your finished item will be yours to take home with you and enjoy.
All tools, materials, embellishments and lights are provided along with complimentary refreshments throughout the workshop.
Please note that this is a very messy workshop and you are advised to wear old clothing and leave jewellery at home.

Mini Weaving Sampler Workshop. Monday 15th April 3pm £7-50 per person
Learn the art of loom weaving and make your own woven sampler.
You will be shown a number of techniques using a variety of colours and threads to create your own unique sampler which will be yours to take home with you at the end of the workshop.
All tools, mini loom and threads are provided along with complimentary refreshments throughout the workshop.
Please contact us to book your place on this great new workshop.
This is also a recommended workshop for youngsters from ages 5 and upwards (please note that an appropriate adult will need to be with youngsters)

Lit bottle workshop. Wednesday 17th April @ 3.30pm £10 per person.
Create your own gorgeous lit decorative bottle using one of a number of different themes.
You will be shown how to create the pattern and glitter your bottle before adding any finishing touches ie: wording then you will add lights.
All tools, embellishments, products, lights and bottles are provided along with complimentary refreshments throughout the workshop.
Please inform us beforehand if you require any specific embellishments/wording.
Pre booking is advisable along with a £5 non refundable deposit to secure your booking as places are limited.

Man shed workshop. Saturday March 16th 11am - 2pm £17-50 per person.
We will provide you with your own shed and a range of embellishments so that you can create your very own style of shed.
Your shed has an opening door so you can put gifts inside if you wish.
Please let us know beforehand if you require any personalisation so that we can have it ready for you on the day.
Shed, embellishments, paints, tools and complimentary refreshments are provided throughout the workshop.
Please contact us to book your place, a £5 non refundable deposit is required to secure your place.

Cart workshop. Tuesday March 5th. 4pm - 7.30pm £15 per person.
Just in time for Mothers day or a gorgeous gift to yourself, you will be shown how to decorate your own  beautiful handcart in colours of your choice.
There will be a range of embellishments for you to use to make your cart truly special. Please let us know beforehand if you require any particular words/names cutting to personalise your cart. 
Cart, embellishments, equipment and accessories are all provided along with complimentary refreshments. To book your place please contact us, a non refundable deposit of £5 is required to guarantee your place.

Powertex - Decorative handbag workshop
Wednesday February 20th 4pm - 7.30pm
£18 per person.
This fabulous new workshop will blow you away.
Create your own decorative handbag using Powertex and a range of embellishments.
You will be shown by our expert tutor how to manipulate fabric then add a range of embellishments to create your own unique style of handbag.
Once dry you will be taught the techniques of dry brushing to add a range of colours and really bring your handbag to life, once finished it will be yours to take home and enjoy.
All materials (MDF handbag, fabric & embellishments) tools and equipment are provided.
You will create your handbag in a relaxed atmosphere whilst enjoying complimentary refreshments.
Please note this is a messy workshop so please wear old clothing and leave jewellery at home.
A non refundable deposit of £5 is required to book your place.

Powertex - Tissue box cover

Monday 28th Jan 4pm

You will be dhown how to manipulate fabric to create your own unique tissue box cover, you will then be show how to colour your piece using pigments and metallics to enhance it and really bring it to life. You can choose from a range of embellishments helping you to create your own unique design. At the end of the workshop your cover will be finished and ready for you to take home and enjoy.
Refreshments are included and available throughout the workshop.
We provide all materials, cover,embellishments, tools, aprons and gloves. (Please note that this is a messy workshop so please wear old clothing and leave jewellery at home)
Workshop costs £12.00 per person.

 

Body Shop Party

Tuesday 11th December 12.30pm. Free no booking required.

Why not come along and pick up some of those last minute Christmas gifts or give yourself a little treat (go on you deserve it)

All orders placed at the party will be delivered in time for Christmas.

Full payment taken for orders on the day.

Complimentary refreshments will be provided there will also be products available for you to buy and take away with you and also a raffle.

 New workshops, please contact us to book your place. 

Workshops for August and September (please note that extra workshops may be added during the course of the month, please contact us for any current workshops)

Powertex Spell/Magic book
Friday 4th May 4.30pm
Create your own stunning Spells/Magic book using Powertex and a range of embellishments.
We will show you how to manipulate fabrics to achieve a magical effect to your book, you will then be show how to colour your piece using pigments and metallics to enhance it and really bring it to life. You can choose from a range of embellishments helping you to create your own unique book. At the end of the workshop your book will be finished and ready for you to take home and enjoy.
Refreshments are included and available throughout the workshop.
We provide all materials, book,embellishments, tools, aprons and gloves. (Please note that this is a messy workshop so please wear old clothing and leave jewellery at home)
Workshop costs £12.00 per person.

New classes for April.

Stix 2 Xmas demonstration day with Karen Mackie

Saturday 24th March 10am - 4pm

This is a free event open to all, come along and enjoy the demonstration and have a go yourself with free make and takes.

Wednesday 21st March - 4.30pm start

Make your own unique fairy house using Powertex, you will be using a number of techniques including fabric hardening, fabric draping and dry brushing.

You will create a finished product to take home with you.

All materials, tools, aprons and gloves are provided.

Cost of class £15.00 per person.

 

Powertex Workshop

Tuesday 20th February 4-30pm

Learn the art of Powertexing and create a unique bottle cuff to give as agitated or keep for yourself.

All materials and refreshments are provided.

Please note this is a messy class so please wear old clothes.

Workshop - £12-00 per person

Powertex Workshop - Fri. 2nd Feb

4.30 - 6pm

£9-00 per person.

 

Learn the art of Powertexing and create a unique work of art from a plain notebook.

All materials and refreshments are provided

 

Decorate an animal

Sat. 3rd Feb

 

Choose a decomache animal and decorate it your own way using glitters, paints and papers.

£5.00 per person.

This is an all day drop in event - no booking required.

 

Introduction to Powertex

Monday 11th December

4-30pm to 5-30pm

Learn the art of Powertexing and create a lovely bag charm or brooch.

Workshop cost £5-00

Please note all equipment and refreshments are supplied, it is advisable to wear old clothing as Powertex is a fabric hardener and although aprons are provided clothing can on occasion be marked.

Dry Felt A Snowman

Monday 4th Dec. 4.30pm - 6.30pm

Would you like to learn how to dryfelt and make a lovely snowman just in time for Christmas? this class could be what you are looking for. All materials are included and tools will be provided for you to make your very own felted snowman.

Class cost is £6-00 (over 12's only due to sharp tools)

Do you love knitting or crochet and want to help a worthy cause? 
Purrfect Crafting 'warm in winter' may be just the thing for you.
Every Monday & Wednesday we will be holding a drop in for you to come along and participate in making scarves and blankets to be distributed to the homeless, as the colder weather approaches we wanted to do something positive whilst enjoying our passion of wool crafts and use up all those oddments of wool that we all have stashed away.
Can't knit or crochet but still want to help?
we need large supplies of wool to keep us going so please take a look at the back of your cupboards as all donations of wool large or small will be greatly appreciated, even oddments can be used to sew the pieces together, (these can be dropped off at our store in Tyldesley)
Anyone who would like to participate please come along and join in. Wool and needles will all be provided as will complimentary refreshments for anyone joining in our group.

Sew Saturday is a campaign that was launched 3 years ago by Sew magazine and it's sister publications.

In an age of Internet shopping, the idea is to show people what's great about going to a bricks and mortar shop, being able to see and feel fabrics, take part in workshops and meet like minded stitchers

Purrfect Crafting is pleased to be taking part in this years event with make and takes, goody bags, competitions and of course cake.

So why not come along and join us on Saturday 21st October between 9am and 4-30 pm.

Stix 2 Xmas demonstration day with Karen Mackie

Saturday 11th November 10am - 4pm

This is a free event open to all, come along and enjoy the demonstration and have a go yourself with free make and takes.

Christmas Class
Saturday 18th November
 
Decopatch a Christmas Bauble
Learn how to Decopatch and decorate your own Christmas Bauble to hang on your tree.
Capability level - easy suitable for ages 6 upwards (please note under 16s must be accompanied by an adult)
Time 1 hour
Cost £3-00 per person
Classes run from 11am - 12pm and 2pm - 3pm
Booked in advance or turn up on the day (there may not be any places left, it is advisable to pre-book)

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Purrfect Crafting

139, Elliott Street

Tyldesley.

Manchester

M29 8FL



Tel:07718770174

Email:

accounts@purrfectcrafting.co.uk

 

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