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Crafting At The Cottage

My name is Christine Green – I’ve been practicing and teaching paper cutting, patchworking, and creative textiles  for many years. I also am happy to take on commissions.

I offer a range of inspirational and hands-on crafting courses and workshops and am happy to come to you.  My crafting classes are fun, informative and creative, they don’t require any special skills, just a willingness to learn something new.  Thanks to the wonderful students I teach, no class is ever the same, and it is a fantastic opportunity to do something different and meet like minded folk. Crafting allows you to express your creativity  and my contemporary spin on  traditional skills make my courses rewarding and memorable experiences.

In the Media...

I am now officially part of the BBC graphic design archive! And I was interviewed chatting about my work. See the interview here.

I was delighted when the very lovely Katie from ‘Arnold’s Attic’ asked me if I would like to be interviewed for her Youtube channel. Two textile loving lasses from Rochdale, what fun! 

Please do have a watch, ‘like’ and ‘subscribe’ and tell like-minded friends to have a look , thank you. More about Katie can be found on her website or on Facebook


I was featured on the very first episode of ‘Make! Craft Britain’ introducing the nation to paper cutting and then teaching a group of students

Upcoming Courses & Talks


28may9:30 am3:30 pmVisible MendingHandstitched visible mending inspired by Japanese BoroMaker Space, Nuffield

30may7:15 pm9:30 pm‘Bust the Rules and Get Creative’Talk for the Quercus QuiltersRiverhead Hall, Sevenoaks


11jun7:30 am9:30 pm‘Working for Auntie’ – TalkTalk for Wendover WISt Anne's Hall, Wendover

14jun11:30 am3:00 pm‘Bust the Rules and Get Creative’Talk for the Gone to Pieces QuiltersColeshill Village Hall, Amersham


15jul(jul 15)9:15 am19(jul 19)4:30 pmBoro Inspired Visible Mending & Intro to Improv PatchworkBoro Inspired Visible Mending & Intro to Improv PatchworkMarlborough College


06aug(aug 6)9:30 am10(aug 10)4:00 pmBoro, English Paper Piecing, KawandiOxford Summer SchoolOxford Summer School


03sep10:00 am4:00 pm‘Bust the Rules and Get Creative’Talk for Abbey QuiltersNorthcourt Centre, Abingdon

10sep8:00 pm9:30 pm‘A Life in Stitches’ – TalkTalk for Chesham Bois WIAmersham Free Church, Amersham

12sep7:30 pm9:30 pm‘Bust the Rules and Get Creative’Talk for the Churchdown Patchwork & QuiltersChurchdown Community Centre, Gloucester

If you would like to book me for a talk or course or workshop for your group drop me a line via ‘Contact’.

I look forward to helping you find your creative side!


Get SOMEONE something really Special

I design and produce a range of eye-catching and quirky  prints, cards, bags and tea towels – all using  my unique, typographic paper cut designs.

They start life as thumb nail sketches which are worked up to finished designs. I then cut them out of paper freehand using a scalpel blade. The finished cuts are scanned and coloured and sent off to the printers.

Visit my shop to see what’s available. Or attend a course and explore your own creativity!

I come from a creative family, my parents were both graphic designers, my uncle was a photographer, painter and printmaker, and my grandad was a wedding photographer and painter. My creative destiny was set very early; I was going to be arty; speciality unspecified and to be honest that’s how it has been throughout my life. 


I offer inspiring and highly creative courses at a variety of teaching centres across the UK or you can come to my delightful thatched cottage. Alternatively I can come to you. Expert tuition with a large dollop of fun thrown in suits both the crafting novice or more accomplished maker alike. I also offer talks to interested groups (for example the WI, U3A) and private craft workshops, these could be for a group of friends looking for a fun way of celebrating a significant occasion or just wanting to craft together.

Crazy about Crafting?

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Effective from 25th May, 2018

This Privacy Policy sets out how I use and protect information that you may provide when you use this website.  Your privacy is protected, and is important to me. If you provide identifiable personal information it will only be used to help me fulfil queries and requests.

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What I Collect

Personal information, basically any data that can be used to identify or contact you is collected so I can service your requirements.  This could include your name, business name, address details, email, telephone numbers, or information pertaining to enquiries you may have sent me, or details about classes, workshops or other services I offer. You may also at times be asked to leave a message about your enquiry or project brief.  Websites also collect your IP address through the use of Cookies (find out more about cookies below).

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I will not sell, distribute, or lease your personal information to third parties unless I have your express permission, or are required by law to do so. I may use your personal information to send you relevant information about services I offer, or information you need as part of the services I offer.

Data Security

In my commitment to ensuring that your information is secure and to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, I have suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures in place to safeguard and secure the information I collect online.

  • Data is stored on a secure cloud-based server or on a secure, password protected computer with limited user access.
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  • I will NEVER pass on your personal data to third parties without first getting your explicit consent.

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You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used for direct marketing purposes
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