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Calendar of Classes

Day and Half-Day Classes and Events and our Exhibition!
and Regular UFO (UnFinished Object) Days - Autumn 2018

Classes with Helen Howes and Helen Butcher as the Autumn mellows fruitfully

We both have some new (and old) classes here this quarter, click on the images to go to detailed pages
Come and learn some new stuff!
Also, events and exhibitions at Raveningham
(Please note, we have more to add here, keep coming back...)

Hidden Depths September 19th 2018 to January 1st 2019 - Helen Butcher and Helen Howes
Our exhibition at the Ravenous Cafe runs till the end of 2018, and we will be showing all sorts of lovely new work, with an emphasis on HB's 3D stuff and my new series...
10 till 4, Wednesdays to Sundays inclusive, and free admission.
The coffee and cake (and breakfasts, and lunches) are highly recommended
Please note that the cafe will be closed between Sunday 23rd and Monday 31st December inclusive - if you wish to see the Exhibition during this time you MUST make an appointment with me.. There will be no coffee..
Re-opens on January 1st for the Famous Ravenous New Year Breakfast - please book with the cafe for this on 01508 548406
Friday 7th December
UFO/General Sewing Day

11:30 till 5 or any part thereof
Bring your project(s) and get a table, technical help, and tea-and-biscuits.
Bring your own lunch or use the cafe
£20 for all day or any part you choose...
Thursday 13th December 10 till 4
Twisted Christmas with Helen Butcher

Strip piecing for a most entertaining and sophisticated result - make a table runner or mats for your Christmas table (or in Other Colours for the rest of the year...) and quilt the results..
Details on HBs website, click HERE for details and supply list, on the image to go to KIS to book
Saturday 15th December 1:30 till 5
Small Project Club - Fishy Tales and Cats' Whiskers

with Helen Howes
Shaped mini-quilts, in silk and cotton, easy and fun, with a touch of free-motion quilting and buttony eyes.
£25: all materials supplied, and, of course, other shapes are possible..
Machine sewing!

Regular Stuff

Regular quilt class on alternate Tuesdays
Next Classes

December 18th (this last is the Winter Festival Lunch, from 12:30, bring a plate. All present and former Teapots are welcome, and any regular class-goers. Please let me know if you are coming, so I can borrow enough chairs...)
January 8th (Not the 1st, note) and 22nd
February 5th and 19th
March 12th and 26th (NOTE change)

Teapots class runs from 1:30 to 5 and costs £8.50

This class is normally full, but I currently have a couple of spaces
Please ask to visit and be Met With..
If you come to a full-day class you can book lunches at the cafe (not Mondays or Tuesdays), or you are welcome to bring your own (and we have a microwave, and plates, and salt, and cutlery...
Tea and coffee all day, maybe chocolate biscuits, too
If you have a group of friends (minimum 4 people for most classes) you can book privately for whatever you want to learn from my Class List
Workshops held at 4, The Raveningham Centre, Beccles Road, Raveningham, Norfolk NR14 6NU unless otherwise noted. The workshop has lots of level free parking and we are always happy to help bring machines etc. in. The back door is wheelchair accessible, but the loo needs an ability to stand, sorry...
Click on the highlighted links or the images for pictures and supply lists...

Click here to email me to go on my mailing list for classes...

To book any of the above, please ring Helen on 01508 548137, or click here to email me

Teapot Quilters

..meet every 1st and 3rd Tuesday (normally, see above) of the month, 1:30 till 5 pm. Beginners and intermediate quilters welcome. This is a continuing class and I prefer it if you attend regularly.
This class is full at present, but I keep a waiting list.
You may visit for a cup of tea and to see if it is what you would like...

For more details Click here

I have put quite a lot of my patterns online for Free Download (Click Here to go to the relevant page..)
Keep this pattern page bookmarked, as there will be more later...

If you wish to book a class, you can choose to come to my workshop at a time to suit you, with a minimum of 4 people. Larger groups, (up to 12, if booked as a group), may be eligible for a discount...
Groups from 12 to 20 can be accomodated nearby
Please ring or email for more details... I am always happy to come to your group, shop, or guild to teach, and to arrange tours of distant parts to save mileage charges...

My address is:-
Helen Howes
Helen Howes Textiles
4, The Raveningham Centre, Beccles Road, Raveningham, Norfolk, NR14 6NU. United Kingdom
01508 548137
From outside the UK dial:- 0044 1508 548137
I'm open 11 till 5 every day except Tuesdays and Wednesdays