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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