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BOOKBINDING: THE MIGHTY SPRING-BACK BINDING

October 4th at 18:30 to October 7th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

By popular demand, this amazing example of bookbinding engineering (patented 1799) should be made at least once or even twice, in your lifetime. Spring-back is a trade binding tradition: robust, able to stay flat and open, ideal for guest and remembrance books, lectern Bibles, etc. Make a leather or suede quarter bound model with vellum 

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EXQUISITE EMBROIDERY: METAL THREAD SNOWDROP

October 4th at 18:30 to October 7th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

With one of the country’s leading embroiderers, pad using craft felt, couch, passing, twist, rococo pearl, purl and over stretched pearl purl, apply diamanté clips, cutwork and spangles. Helen McCook (Royal School of Needlework www.highamhall.com/helen-mccook) Residential: £328 Non-residential: £229 (Materials kit purchasable from tutor) Helen’s UFOS/ ROBIN OR NUE follows – book both courses, save 

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WOVEN TAPESTRY: LANDSCAPE

October 6th at 18:30 to October 8th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Creatively and skillfully apply the language of weave to create tapestry landscapes. Perfect for both beginners and those with experience. Louise Martin (Orkney www.highamhall.com/louise-martin) Residential: £233 Non-residential: £166 HIDDEN TREASURES follows.

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EXQUISITE EMBROIDERY: UFOS/ ROBIN OR NUE

October 7th at 18:30 to October 10th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Tailored to your needs. Perhaps you have a project but don’t know how to proceed or are uncertain how to start or plan it, or a certain stitch technique you struggle with. Helen will bring a number of kits to choose from including an Or Nué Robin if that would suit you better. Helen McCook 

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