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Hand-dyeing Yarn for Beginners

Debbie Tomkies hand-dyeing with procion dyes course skeins

14/01/2017 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm – This exciting, fun make and take session is an introduction to hand-dyeing for beginners. Debbie will guide you through the basics of hand-dyeing yarn with procion mx synthetic dyes. You will dye a lovely skein of yarn in your own choice of colours. A free knit or crochet pattern from Debbie’s design collection is also […]

Textiles Group – Please note: No class t

Synthetic dyeing with Debbie Tomkies

27/01/2017 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm – PLEASE NOTE: NO CLASS THIS WEEK BUT BACK TO BUSINESS AS USUAL NEXT WEEK – THANKS! 🙂 Our friendly weekly textile arts class is about experimenting and designing with textiles.  Working with different threads, fabrics, dyes, materials and techniques, Debbie will support you to build up an understanding of how you can interpret textures, surfaces and […]

Beginner’s Crochet at the Yarn Barn

students' work from a beginner's crochet workshop with debbie tomkies of dt craft and design

04/02/2017 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm – Join Debbie Tomkies on her fun, friendly beginner’s crochet workshop at the Yarn Barn, Milnrow. From holding the hook to making your first ‘granny square’ you’ll soon be hooking with confidence! Learn to crochet with confidence in a small, friendly group at Judith’s lovely, well-stocked yarn emporium. Cost: £35 Included: All the yarns you will […]

Hue & Dye – Introduction to Hand-dyeing

Debbie Tomkies hand-dyeing with procion dyes course skeins

11/02/2017 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm – This exciting, fun one day workshop is an ideal introduction to hand-dyeing for beginners. Debbie will guide you through the basics of hand-dyeing yarn with procion mx synthetic dyes. During this full day dyeing experience you will begin with colour sampling, colour blending and mixing; how to work with the dyes using a range of […]

Textiles Group – Open Studios Altrincham

Open Studios Altrincham Friday Textiles Group with Debbie Tomkies of DT Craft & Design

24/02/2017 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm – PLEASE NOTE THAT IT’S HALF TERM SO NO CLASS THIS WEEK – SEE YOU ON 3 MARCH! Our friendly weekly textile arts class is about experimenting and designing with textiles.  Working with different threads, fabrics, dyes, materials and techniques, Debbie will support you to build up an understanding of how you can interpret textures, surfaces and […]

Intermediate Crochet Workshop at the Yar...

debbie tomkies of dt craft and design crochet workshops

04/03/2017 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm – Made your first ‘granny square’ but not sure where to go next? Join crochet expert Debbie Tomkies on her fun, friendly Intermediate Crochet workshop at the Yarn Barn, Milnrow. Debbie will be taking you on from the basics with new stitches, crocheting tubes and spirals, increasing, decreasing and shaping. You’ll start crocheting a beanie-style hat […]

Nature’s Beautiful Blues – Introduction

Indigo and Woad Dyeing Workshops with Debbie Tomkies of DT Craft & Design

18/03/2017 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm – Join dye expert Debbie Tomkies for an amazing day dyeing fabric with natural indigo and woad. If you’ve never tried indigo dyeing before you’ll be fascinated by this magical process! During the day you’ll try your hand at dyeing fabric in our indigo vat, learn about resist, tie-dye (shibori) and overdyeing. You will create a […]

Introduction to Hand-dyeing with Synthet...

Debbie Tomkies hand-dyeing with procion dyes course skeins

20/05/2017 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm – This exciting, fun session is an excellent introduction to hand-dyeing for beginners. Dye expert Debbie Tomkies will be teaching a range of exciting techniques including yarn painting, semi-solid dyeing, immersion and rainbow dyeing. You will dye a lovely 100g skein of yarn in your own choice of colours. A knit or crochet pattern from Debbie’s […]

Introduction to Hand-dyeing with Natural...

natural dyeing workshop

02/06/2017 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm – This exciting, fun session is an excellent introduction to natural dyeing for beginners. If you’ve ever fancied natural dyeing but have been put off by thoughts of grinding up barks, bugs and fungi, this is the course for you! Simple to use and extremely versatile, natural dye extracts are fully intermixable powders and pastes which […]

Woolfest – British Wool Festival

DT Craft & Design Stall C63-C64 at Woolfest, 22nd -23rd June 2018

23/06/2017 – 24/06/2017 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm – Join us Woolfest 2017 for 2 days of fibre-filled fun – shopping, exhibitions of work, meet the Guilds, product and skills demonstrations, good food, animals and more! We’ll be on our usual stall, C63-64 and are looking forward to meeting all our customers and friends. Find out more about what’s on and how to buy […]