Duttons for Buttons' Heritage Needlecraft Workshops

Duttons for Buttons' Heritage Needlecraft Workshops

Learn a new skill and the history behind it in our up-coming Heritage Needlecraft Workshops:

12 February 202 - Embroidery for Quilters
Learn how to embellish quilts with traditional hand-embroidery techniques.

15 April 2020 - Strippy Quilting & Weardale Chain
Replicate the traditional designs of two-tone quilts created by young girls & women in the UK's Northern mining towns.

10 June 2020 - Liberty Prints & Flower Embroidery
Inspired by the history and designs of Liberty, create stunning hand embroideries to frame at home.

8 July 2020 - Viking Hand Appliqué
Discover the designs and motifs of the Vikings and recreate them in embellished felt appliqué.

4 November 2020 - Arts & Crafts Tapestry
From the history of the Arts & Crafts Movement learn how to make your own tapestries from scratch.

Also coming in 2020: Heritage Teddy Bears, Brontë Needle Rolls, Yorkshire's Heritage Wools & Knitting - sign up on our website to receive further details.


'Travel through time and learn a new skill along the way'

Our hands-on Heritage Needlecraft Workshops teach transferable skills and the histories behind them in a full day (6 hr) programme. Topics range from Viking gold motifs and medieval appliqué to '60s patches and timeless beadwork, with Victorian cross stitch, Arts & Crafts tapestry, Regency embroidery, Old English patchwork, Durham quilting and '70s macramé in-between. The histories have a uniquely British flavour, with many rooted in Yorkshire and the North East. The skills are timeless: knitting, tapestry-work, quilting, cross stitch, appliqué, macramé, embroidery and beading.

Our Heritage Needlecraft Workshops are 6 hours long.

Stop At:

• Duttons for Buttons, 32 Coppergate, York YO1 9NR England

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"The workshops are located on the 2nd floor, up two flights of stairs. Unfortunately there is no lift access in our medieval building."
"Unfortunately we do not have any facilities for infants."
"Not recommended for travellers who have difficulty climbing stairs"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"

Horário de Início: 10:00 AM
Duração: 6 Hours
Ponto de partida: 32 Coppergate, York YO1 9NR, UK

Cancelamentos e reembolsos: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


  • Materials and refreshments.

Não Incluído

  • Lunch - Although lunch is not provided there are cafes to suit all budgets and green spaces nearby for packed lunches, when the weather is fine.


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