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Here is our listing of upcoming events in Leicestershire.  If you would like your event to appear in this list, then please submit your event details here.

Beautiful Bags

Sunday 24th June 2018
Newarke Houses Museum, The Newarke, Leicester. LE2 7BY

Create a decorative design using colourful dupion or sari silks on dark background fabric using bondaweb, then embellish with hand and/or free machine embroidery, beads and metal Indian embellishments. This workshop will guide you in creating your own unique designs, and teach both free machine embroidery and Indian Kantha stitch hand embroidery. You will complete a small shoulder bag, tablet cover (bring dimensions) or purse. www.inspiring-art.co.uk

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Folk Art Free machine Embroidery

Friday 13th July 2018
Newarke Houses Museum, The Newarke, Leicester. LE2 7BY

Use colourful patterned fabrics to make an appliqued folk-art wall hanging or cushion front. Discover the wonderful heat-activated textile material Bondaweb to layer coloured and patterned fabrics in Scandinavian and American inspired folk-art designs (templates provided), then learn free-machine embroidery and/or add hand embroidery, and finish with buttons and braids to create a unique art quilt or cushion front. www.inspiring-art.co.uk

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Fair Isle Knitting creative workshop

Saturday 21st July 2018
Being Knitterly Studio, Loughborough, Leicestershire

Fair Isle knitting is justifiably admired for the variety of patterns and beautiful use of colour. Join knitwear designer Nicki Merrall to find out about the different stranded colour work traditions as well as learning and practising techniques, knitting a project or designing your own swatch. Maximum 7 participants. £50 including refreshments and lunch. www.nickimerrall.co.uk/product/fair-isle-knitting/?v=79cba1185463

Summer Open Exhibition

Friday 27th July 2018
Loughborough Town Hall

The Summer Open invites you to submit two-dimensional work ranging from paintings, photographs, drawings, original prints and mixed media work. Pieces must be submitted in person at Loughborough Town Hall on one of the specified submission dates. For further information download an application form from https://www.loughboroughtownhall.co.uk/events/2018/08/04/open_exhibition_2018 or pick one up at the Town Hall

Autumn Ceramics Evening Course – 8 weeks – Mondays

Monday 3rd September 2018
Katherine Fortnum Ceramics Workshop - 15 Knoll Street, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 9QR

The perfect opportunity for those budding ceramicists to hone their creativity, delve in deeper and really experience making with clay. Materials & bisque firing included - £25 per week DATES - Mondays 6-8 pm - September 3/10/17/24 & October 1/8/15/22 2018 www.katherinefortnumceramics.com/workshops