Crafting At The Cottage
Whether it’s paper cutting, patchworking, or creative textiles, my courses give them a contemporary spin and makes learning a rewarding and fun experience. I offer a range of inspirational courses and workshops which can be tailored to suit you.
I have also designed and produced a range of eye catching printed items based on my typographic paper cuts available in the shop.
My name is Christine Green and I look forward to helping you find your creative side!
Great news for crafting lovers!
Three more ‘Make!’ programmes have been made by the BBC. They start airing from Wednesday 21st March, BBC4, at 9pm. Crafts covered – silver jewellery, cross stitch, mosaics, knitting and they kick off with letter press and rag rugging.
“Christine’s inspirational, calm patience is wonderful – a superb course”
“Thank you for an inspiring trip out of my comfort zone”
“A wonderful, charismatic tutor, inspiring students to extend their knowledge”
If you missed seeing me and some other talented crafters on the very first episode of ‘Make!’ you can view it here!
HERE ARE THE COURSES I OFFER:
Paper cutting is the on trend craft of the moment, but it dates back many years and is an international craft with traditions in China, Mexico and Poland.
Machine stitched patchwork enables speedy production of all manner of items: designs can evolve organically resulting in unique pieces.
Hand stitched patchwork has a wealth of tradition and history behind it whilst being right up to date with its recycling ethos. There are two techniques you could master.
Hand embroidered calico stars and hearts, patchwork stars and fabric wreaths make perfect Christmas decorations and are fun to make
Daughter of graphic designer parents, niece of a photographer, painter and printmaker, granddaughter of a wedding photographer and painter, my destiny was set very early on by the influences of my forebears; I was going to be arty; speciality unspecified and to be honest that’s how it has been throughout my life.