Make it September at Closs & Hamblin Brighton

Don’t miss a month of (mostly!) free workshops at Closs & Hamblin, Western Road!

Whether you’re already an enthusiastic maker or keen to learn, you’ll love Closs and Hamblin’s month of workshops, as part of their Make it September event!

Find your faves from the list below

Saturday 1st, 11:30 – 3: 30 – FREE DEMO: POM POMS FOR CHILDREN
Sara will be showing you how to make Pom Poms and use them for items for children. Come along and learn how to do this!

Saturday 1st, 10:00 – 2:00 – FREE: KNIT AND NATTER GROUP
Join our Knit and Natter Group for a sociable time while you get knitting or do your crochet.

Monday 3rd, 11:30 – 3:30 – FREE : CROSS STITCH FOR CARDS DEMO
Come to see the steps needed to make a cross stitch card with Maree or Kim.

Tuesday 4th, 11:30 – 3:30 – FREE DEMO: CUTTING A ROLLER BLIND TO FIT
Rob will be showing how to get a good finish when you ned to cut a roller blind to fit your
window.

Tuesday 4th, 10:30 – 1:00 – CLASS: WORKING WITH PARCHMENT. £15/PERSON. BOOK AHEAD
A different feel this week as Laurence takes the group working with parchment.

Wednesday 5th, 11:30 – 3:30 –  FREE: FELT FLOWERS DEMO

Jon will be showing you how to make poppies from felt. These will be in our window for Remembrance Day.

Thursday 6th, 11:30 – 3:30 – FREE: MAKING AND THREADING ROMAN BLINDS DEMO
Sarah will take you through the stages in making and threading a Roman Blind

Thursday 6th, 11:30 – 3:30 – FREE: MAKE A TOTE BAG DEMO
Find out how to make a roomy tote bag from furnishing fabrics with Jackie

Friday 7th,  10:00 – 2:00 – FREE: KNITTED MUG HUGS DEMO
Join our Knit and Natter Group to see how to make Knitted Mug Hugs

Saturday 8th, 10:00 – 2:00 – FREE: KNIT AND NATTER GROUP
Join our Knit and Natter Group for a sociable time while you get knitting or do your crochet.

Saturday 8th, 2:00 pm – FREE DEMONSTRATION BY: SEW IN BRIGHTON SCHOOL
How to make clothes that fit you beautifully. Save time, money and tears by learning how to quickly fit & adjust commercial paper sewing patterns to your individual body shape before cutting out in fabric. Especially ideal for larger busted women who struggle finding/making clothing that fits well everywhere at once! This method will transform your dressmaking. We use this method daily in our sewing and dressmaking classes in Hove.

Saturday 8th, 2:30 pm –  FREE DEMONSTRATION BY: SEW IN BRIGHTON SCHOOL
Replicate Your Favourite Clothes – without taking the original apart! Don’t miss this in- troduction copying & recreating your much-loved garments. We will be demonstrating a simple technique of making patterns from a favourite item of clothing so you can recreate it many times over in a variety of fabrics. Free demonstration based on Sew In Brighton sewing school’s bestselling workshop

Saturday 8th, 10:00 – 4:00 – MEET INTERNATIONAL CROCHET GURU POLYEVIE
International crochet guru Polyevie will be in our Brighton Store! Book online to secure a place.

Sunday 9th, 10:00 – 4:00 – MEET INTERNATIONAL CROCHET GURU POLYEVIE
International crochet guru Polyevie will be in our Brighton Store! Book online to secure a place.

Monday 10th, 11:30 – 3:30 – FREE: HOW TO MAKE A PATCHWORK BAG DEMO
Make a simple bag using patchwork techniques.
Leah will be demonstrating this for you.

Monday 10th, 11:30 – 3:30 – FREE: DINING CHAIR RECOVER DEMO
Rob will be demonstrating how to recover the seat of a dining chair.

Tuesday 11th, 10:30 – 1:00 – FREE: CARD MAKING DEMO
Elaine is back with more card making techniques. This is a social group where you will
produce 2 cards and learn in a relaxed environment.

Tuesday 11th, 1:30 – 3:30 – FREE DEMO: LEARN HOW TO DECOPATCH WITH LAURENCE
This afternoon session will get you started on the craft of Decopatch.
Laurence will give you guidance and inspiration.

Wednesday 12th, 11:30 – 3:30 – FREE: HEADING UP CURTAINS DEMO

A guide on how to hook, head, hang and dress your curtains to make them look their best
with Andrea.

Thursday 13th, 11:30 – 3:30 – FREE: LANTERN & LAMPSHADE MAKING DEMO
Using our kits Helen will show you how to make a lantern using a fabric of your choice.

Friday 14th, 11:30 – 3:30 – FREE: KNIT A COSY COWL WITH MAGGIE
Maggie will show you how to make a cosy cowl for the Autumn using super chunky yarns

Friday 14th, 10:00 – 2:00 – FREE: KNIT AND NATTER GROUP
Join our Knit and Natter Group for a sociable time while you get knitting or do your crochet.

Saturday 15th, 11:30 – 3:30 – FREE: CREATE YOUR OWN WOVEN WALL HANGING
A lovely workshop getting introduced to weaving. You will learn how to warp a loom, select yarns and weaving techniques to create your very own wall hanging. Brought to you by Cara from My Craft Tribe who is passionate about sharing her love for all textile arts.

Saturday 15th, 10:00 – 2:00 – FREE: KNIT AND NATTER GROUP
Join our Knit and Natter Group for a sociable time while you get knitting or do your crochet.

Monday 17th, 11:30 – 3:30 – FREE: NAPKIN FOLDING DEMO
Learn how to fold napkins to make your table interesting with Andrea & Rose.

Tuesday 18th, 10:30-1:00 & 1:30 – 3:30 – CARD MAKING CLASS £15 PP / FREE DEMO IN THE AFTERNOON
Elaine, our Card Making tutor, will show you some techniques for card making.

Wednesday 19th,11:30 – 3:30 – FREE: DECOUPAGE FOR CARDS

Watch the art of decoupage to use for making your own cards with Maree.

Thursday 20th, 11:30 – 3:30 – FREE: LEARN THE ART OF ACCESSORISING YOUR SCARF
Get creative in the ways you can tie a scarf. Learn the art of accessorising.

Thursday 20th, 11:30 – 3:30 – FREE: FELTING FOR CHRISTMAS
Michelle will be showing some simple felting techniques using poly shapes and felting yarn

Friday 21st, 11:30 – 3:30 – FREE: PATCHWORK TABLE LINENS FOR CHRISTMAS
A demonstration using our Christmas fabrics. We will show you easy patchwork techniques to make a table runner.

Friday 21st, 10:00 – 2:00 – FREE: KNIT AND NATTER GROUP
Join our Knit and Natter Group for a sociable time while you get knitting or do your crochet.

Saturday 22nd, 11:30 – 3:30 – CREATE TEXTURE WITH A PUNCH NEEDLE
Introducing texture into your home, a big interiors trend right now. Punch needle is a highly addictive and quick way to create a bespoke textile piece that can be hung or used to make a cushion. You can also create gorgeous funky brooches. Brought to you by Cara from My Craft Tribe who is passionate about sharing her love for all textile arts.

Saturday 22nd, All Day – FREE: DECOPATCH DEMO
Join us for a fantastic Decopatch demonstration using all sort of decorating materials.

Saturday 22nd, 10:00 – 2:00 -FREE: KNIT AND NATTER GROUP
Join our Knit and Natter Group for a sociable time while you get knitting or do your crochet.

Monday 24th, 11:30 – 3:30 – FREE: CHRISTMAS BAUBLES DEMO
Sara is showing you how to make Christmas decorations with different techniques using
polystyrene shapes.

Tuesday 25th, 10:30 – 1:00 – CLASS: CARD MAKING CLASS – £25PP
Elaine, our Card Making tutor, will show you some techniques for card making.

Tuesday 25th, 11:30 – 3:30 – FREE DEMO: POM POMS FOR CHRISTMAS
Pom Poms with Sara. This time there are ideas for Christmas. Angels and Snowmen!

Wednesday 26th, 11:30 – 3:30- FREE: CHRISTMAS BUNTING DEMO

Jazz up your homes this Christmas with some bunting. Sinem will inspire you with ideas for you or your children

Thursday 27th, 11:30 – 3:30 – FREE DEMO: FELT FLOWERS FOR CHRISTMAS
Jon is back with his felted flowers. This time it is ideas for Christmas wreaths, tree & table
decorations.

Friday 28th, 11:30 – 3:30 – FREE DEMO: ADVENT CALENDARS
If you thought our Advent Panels were too difficult Elaine will show you how to make
them.

Friday 28th, 10:00 – 2:00 – FREE DEMO: CROCHET SNOWFLAKES
Sonia & Ethel from our Knit & Natter group will show you how to make beautiful snowflakes in crochet.

Friday 28th, 10:00 – 2:00 – FREE: KNIT AND NATTER GROUP
Join our Knit and Natter Group for a sociable time while you get knitting or do your crochet.

Saturday 29th, 10:00 – 2:00 – MEET ERIKA KNIGHT
Erika will be launching her new yarn Wild Wool, which is a sustainable blend of soft wool and natural nettle. Erika would bring a selection of garments and talk about the designs and the ethos of the yarn as well as answering more general questions about her career, design, yarns and knitting etc.

To book visit:  179-180 Western Road
Website: http://www.candh.co.uk/
Phone: 01273 321959
Opening Times: Mon-Sat: 9am-5:30pm Tue: 9:30- 5:30pm Sun: Closed