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The West Country Retreat - 6th, 7th & 8th November 2019 Zoom

The West Country Retreat - 6th, 7th & 8th November 2019

Three days of sewing, relaxing and socialising at the beautiful Dartington Hall Hotel in Totnes, Devon


I will be creating a lovely sewing space in the Gate House at the Hotel which is light and airy with plenty of room for you to make a project of your choice.


I will be on hand to help with lots of tips and techniques; there will also be demonstrations and talks from myself and guest speaker Jamie Kemp of Male Devon Sewing.


Jamie will talk to us about his Sewing Story and experience on The Great British Sewing Bee in 2016 as well as giving us a demonstration of hand stitched buttonholes


Refreshments and a buffet lunch will be provided each day with afternoon tea on Friday before you head home.


You can choose to stay at the Hotel and enjoy breakfast (there will be a discount on room rates)


What You Need To Bring : Sewing project including pattern, fabric & notions, machine with leads and accessories, extra light (optional).  Sewing Box.- Sewing Machines are available to hire from us at £10 per day


What I Will Provide :  Gift Box, Overlockers, Irons & ironing Boards, pressing tools, haberdashery shop


How Each Day Will Go (ish) 


Day 1


10.00 - Welcome, Refreshments & Introductions - Discussion - The Vital Statistics


10.30 - Start Sewing Projects


13.00 - Buffet Lunch


13.45 - Work on Projects


15.00 - Refreshments


16.30 - End of Sewing Day


18.30 - Welcome Drink


20.00 - Dinner at Riverford Field Kitchen (optional)


Day 2


09.00 - Sewing Projects


11.00 - Guest Speaker - Jamie Kemp of Male Devon Sewing


12.00 - Sewing


13.00 - Lunch


13.45 - Work on Projects


15.00 - Refreshments


17.00 - End of Sewing Day


17.30 - Visit Stone Fabrics in Totnes


19.30 - Dinner at Waterside Bistro (optional)


Day 3 


09.00 - Sewing Projects


11.30 - Refreshments


13.00 - Buffet Lunch


13.45 - Sewing Projects


16.00 - Farewell Afternoon Tea


Timings are approximate with lots of fun things planned.  The cost of dinner is not included so eating at the hotel or offsite is flexible.  More information will be provided on booking


Maximum Number of Students: 18


Level: All


Venue: Dartington Hall Hotel, Totnes, Devon


Dates: 6th, 7th & 8th November 2019


Start/End time: 9.30am-5pm


Duration: 3 days


Tutor: Claire Tyler

£375.00