As we approach Christmas, Home byKirsty is super excited to be holding 4 wonderful Winter Workshops. Each session will be hosted by some of Cardiff’s best creatives and aim to give you an opportunity to learn new skills and add a bit of homemade into your festive season. The workshops will take place in store in Cardiff's Castle Arcade on Thursday evenings between 6:30-8:30pm.
Read on to find out which HBK Winter Workshop is for you and this year have yourself a merry little, handmade Christmas!
Winter Wreath Workshop with Forbesfields. £55 - inc. materials
First up is the Winter Wreath Workshop with our Castle Arcade neighbours, Forbesfields Flowers. With expert guidance from Beth, you will be able to create a beautiful, seasonal wreath to take home, decorate your front door and show off to all those who visit you this Yuletide! This workshop will take place on Thursday 19th November and all items used will be long-lasting, keeping your wreath looking its best right up until the big day.
Winter Knits with WATG & Elen-Angharad. £25 - inc. materials
Baby, it's cold outside! So get your knit on this Christmas with everyone’s favourite chunky knitwear, Wool and the Gang. Cardiff's super-knitter Elen-Angharad, will be in store on Thursday 3rd December, to support you in creating your very own WATG Snood Operator. All abilities are welcome, from knitting novices to weaving whiz kids, this workshop will give you the chance to set aside some time to make a unique homemade gift this Christmas – even if it is from Me, to Me!
Seasonal Stitch with Nelly’s Treasures. £35 - inc. materials
Local print and textile designer, Nelly’s Treasures, are next up to take the HBK creative floor. With your goodie bag of sewing essentials, this workshop will see you making your very own decorative Christmas treasures. Helen will show you how to create Christmas decorations and a festive banner that can be used in your home or given as unique, handmade gifts. This seasonal stitch sesh will be held on Thursday 10th December so you’ll have plenty of time to deck the halls with your own special creations!
Paper, Print & Paint with Cathryn Weatherhead. £35 - inc. materials
Cathryn is a Welsh illustrator who works from her studio in Cardiff’s Printhaus (where you can also find Nelly’s Treasures!) and she will be holding her Paper, Print & Paint workshop on Thursday 17th December. If you struggle to make your presents stand out from the pile at the bottom of the tree, then this one is for you! Just in time for the wrapping fest, you will be making your own gift tags, wrapping paper and Christmas cards to take home and use – making this year’s gifts look extra special.
So, do you fancy yourself as a festive florist or a snood specialist? Would you like some unique decorations for your tree or maybe a one off card for your loved ones? Home byKirsty have got it covered this Christmas!
We are so excited to welcome you into our shop after hours and fill the floor with festive fun and creative Christmas cheer. Each workshop is limited to just 8 spaces, so book now to avoid any disappointment. You can find tickets below or you can contact Kirsty on firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.