Sir Stampalot Cardmaking and Scrapbooking Events

Crafty Lou and the Dabblers at the Sir Stampalot summer retreat 2017

Learn new techniques, meet like minded new friends, sit back, relax, let us take the hard work out of planning those greetings cards and scrapbook pages for you. Please remember to bring basic tool kit to every class. (see below)

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Exploring Collage with Jackie G

Level: Any

Tutor: Jackie G    Cost: £25

Event: Collage Workshop with Jackie G
When: Saturday 12th Oct :: 10am - 4pm

Interested in collage but not know where to start? Had a go already and want to learn more? Exploring Collage is fun, stash busting and slimming, for beginners and those who wish to extend their skills. Come and explore with Jackie G, photomontage and other forms of collage. Investigating those cutting dies we no longer use, can they too be used to enhance our collage? You will each be provided with your very own Dylusions 'Jump Start Journal' which you will work in during the day.

Materials to bring: scissors

Bring a Packed Lunch!

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Techniques with Tanya

Level: Any

Tutor: Tanya from Creative Expressions    Cost: £25

Event: Cardmkaing Techniques with Tanya
When: Saturday 19th Oct :: 10am - 4pm

Tanya from Creative Expressions will be here sharing lots of techniques using the every popular Cosmic Shimmer range of products along with Tim Holtz products, Woodware Stamps and Sue Wilson Dies. We'll then combine those techniques to create awesome cards in the afternoon and include that special sparkle touch with the Spellbinders Glimmer Hot Foiling machine foiling and plates.

Bring a Packed Lunch!

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Stamperia Keepsake with Jan

Level: Any

Tutor: Jan    Cost: £25

Event: Jan's Keepsake Project using Stamperia Papers
When: Saturday 26th Oct :: 10am - 4pm

We are very excited to have Jan join our fab team of crafting tutors here at Sir Stampalot. Please come and join us for her first session where we'll be using the gorgeous 'Winter Botanic' papers from Stamperia, to create the most amazing Keepsake - ideal for those winter/festive memorabilia. Please note: Cover title can be adapted and personalised if so wish.

Materials to bring: trimmer

Bring a Packed Lunch!

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Oxide Ink Techniques with Kim

Level: Any

Tutor: Kim Reygate    Cost: £10

Event: Oxide Ink Techniques with Kim
When: Tuesday 5th Nov :: 7pm - 9pm

Kim is just a fountain of knowledge and oozes inspiration. I'm always in awe when Kim comes and shares her ideas. In this two hour evening class, Kim will share techniques with Distress Oxide inkpads and how to incorporate layers of different coloured mica powders. You'll have the chance to play for the complete session or break out and create some amazing cards which can be applied to any occasion.

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'Bump and Smudge' with Kim

Level: Any

Tutor: Kim Reygate    Cost: £10

Event: Stamping and Inking Techniques with Kim
When: Thursday 7th Nov :: 7pm - 9pm

On her travels around Blogland, Kim has found this brilliant technique using Distress Oxide inks. This is the perfect technique to showcase these inkpads since it takes advantage of both the dye based and pigment properties of the inkpad. Come and find out more - let's bump and smudge with Kim!

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Festive Masterboard with Kim

Level: Any

Tutor: Kim Reygate    Cost: £25

Event: Cardmaking with Kim using a plethora of techniques applied to a Masterboard
When: Saturday 9th Nov :: 10am - 4pm

"What's a Masterboard?" I hear you cry. A Masterboard is paper or card that you embellish yourself. It has many uses such as matting and layering, as the focal point on a design and to make die cuts and punched elements or wherever your imagination takes you. Come and create your own Fesitve Masterboard by stamping and sponging over an entire sheet of card and then cut up to create several individiual Christmas cards. Kim will show you how to incorporate many techniques including the ones she taught earlier this week in the evening session, so if you couldn't make either of those, you'll get the opportunity to find out more in this all day session.

Bring a Packed Lunch!

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All Day with Chris

Level: Any

Tutor: Chris    Cost: £25

Event: Cardmaking with Chris
When: Saturday 16th Nov :: 10am - 4pm

Chris loves sharing ideas about card making with you all. She always has a style that seems to suit every ocassion and every level of crafter. Why not come and join her for a day of inspiring card making and definitely lots of fun. We'll be playing with stamps from Pink Ink Designs as well as beautiful new stamp designs from Woodware. It'll be a great mix of Christmas cards and general greeting cards. Project picture to follow

Bring a Packed Lunch!

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Show & Tell : Calligraphy

Level: Any

Tutor: Janice    Cost: £5

Event: Sunday Show and Tell with Janice : Modern Calligraphy & Illustration
When: Sunday 17th Nov :: 10am - 4pm

Inspired by the enthausiam of fellow crafters wanting to learn about calligraphy and those wanting to share their love of what they've learned so far (Natasha), under the guidance of information from Lindsey from the Postman's Knock, come and pick up some creative techniques for learning modern calligraphy and illustration. For a small fee come and have a fun and informative Sunday.

Bring a Packed Lunch!

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Mixed Media with Kay

Level: Any

Tutor: Kay    Cost: £25

Event: Kay's Mixed Media workshop using new products from Andy Skinner
When: Saturday 30th Nov :: 10am - 4pm

Andy Skinner has teamed up with Cosmic Shimmer and Creative Expressions to announce a new line of colourful acrylic paints, a selection of new rubber stamps and mixed media transfers, all with an artistic mixed media or gothic feel. Lava Paste, Resist Paste, Strata Paste and Artist Pigment Paints - sounds intriguing eh? With all these new products now available from Andy Skinner, come and find out more and have a play with Kay, to create a mixed media masterpiece.

Bring a Packed Lunch!

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Christmas Sale Open Day

Tutor: none    Cost: £ FREE

Event: Christmas Sale Event
When: Saturday 7th Dec :: 10am - 2pm

Come and pick up some bargains for those last minute Christmas presents or just treat yourself. Pastries and Refreshments will be available while you have a browse.

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Sunday Morning Card with Crafty Lou

Level: Any

Tutor: Crafty Lou    Cost: £10

Event: Cardmaking with Crafty Lou
When: Sunday Morning 8th Dec :: 10am - 1pm

Fancy a relaxing morning cardmaking with our Crafty Lou? Then this is the perfect session. Come and be inspired by Crafty Lou's unique colouring style to create your own awesome card - you'll be so proud you won't want to give it away, instead you'll want to frame it and adorn it on your wall.

Materials to bring: paintbrushes for colouring

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Class Attendee Notes:

Please bring basic tool kit to every class. We recommend you include the following items:

  • cutting mat
  • pencil and eraser
  • double sided sticky tape
  • glue stick
  • bone folder
  • watercolour reservoir brush
  • tweezers
  • craft knife
  • scissors
  • ruler
  • quickie glue pen
  • trimmer
  • brush for watercolouring
  • paintbrush for acrylic paints

Important

  • Please use the links above to book your classes.
  • Please feel free to call Janice on 01733 324 007 for more details
  • If a class is full and you would like to attend, please contact Janice to be added to the waiting list.
  • Class spaces are assigned on a first come, first served basis, so please book early to avoid disappointment.
  • Payment is required at the time of registration as spaces are limited.
  • No previous stamping experience is necessary unless otherwise specified.
  • We will inform you when you sign up for a class if there are any additional items that you will need to bring.
  • There will be refreshments during classes.
  • We reserve the right to cancel a class if the required minimum number of participants is not met - if we cancel a class, then a full refund will be issued.
  • Cancellations made 48 hours before class date will be given store credit - no refunds for cancellations made after that time.
  • On the day of your class, get a special discount on all your purchases! (excludes current in-store promotions)
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