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July 17, 2017
Announcing our Crafty Mama Coffee Morning plus baby-friendly daytime classes! from The Village Haberdashery

We are super excited to announce the launch of our Crafty Mama Coffee Morning at our West Hampstead shop! This is a casual, baby-friendly meetup aimed at mums with small babies who love getting stuck into a creative project. We’ll provide coffee, cake and an easy and fun craft project you can try for a small materials fee, or bring any project you’ve got on the go, be it knitting, crochet, embroidery, hand sewing, drawing, whatever! Join us every Thursday from 10:30am starting this week – no sign up necessary. Follow us on Instagram for updates and contact ...

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July 10, 2017
Take a class with Anna Maria Horner! from The Village Haberdashery

The lovely and super talented Anna Maria Horner is coming to our West Hampstead shop next month and we still have a handful of spots left in her classes! She has never taught in the UK before and we’re so excited to get her first! Read on to find out more about these super special classes!

Anna Maria Horner

To many the Anna Maria brand means colour and inspiration in the form of craft, sewing, needlework, books and friendly how-to. Since 2006, her fabric collections have delighted makers around the globe while enlivening their patchwork and sewing projects. Anna Maria’s fresh ...

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July 4, 2017
Four new quilting techniques to try in class at The Village Haberdashery from The Village Haberdashery

Once you’ve learned the basics of making a patchwork quilt, there are so many techniques and styles to try! We have some really exciting classes coming up at our West Hampstead shop with some of the most talented quilters in the community. What do you want to learn? Here are a few ideas!

Isosceles Triangle Masterclass with Judith Dahmen
Saturday, 22 July, or Saturday, 9 September, 10am – 4pm (£95)

Designed for intermediate and advanced quilters, this class will take you through the tricky bits of isosceles triangle patchwork. We will cover how to cut triangles with a ruler, deal ...

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June 29, 2017
Meet our teachers: Kym Armstrong, cross stitch from The Village Haberdashery

Kym is originally from Cumbria and now lives in London and works in our West Hampstead shop. She is a sewist and crafter who loves to embark on all kinds of projects, and often all at the same time! Kym is going to be teaching our new Cross Stitch for Beginners classes at our West Hampstead shop.

Kym Armstrong Headshot by Jennie Scott Photography

Q: Who first taught you to cross stitch?

A: My Mam is a cross stitch ninja! She taught me when I was little and I have had a cross stitch project on the go pretty much ever since ...

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June 22, 2017
Meet our teachers: Suzie Dicker, calligraphy from The Village Haberdashery

Suzie Dicker is the founder of London-based minimalist luxury stationery and leather goods brand À L’aise. She created the company to fuel her fascination with high quality paper and design with a focus on timeless design and an emphasis on quality. Suzie teaches her Introduction to Modern Calligraphy class at our West Hampstead store. We took the opportunity to quiz her a little about herself and À L’aise.

Suzie Dicker.
Q: Where did you first discover your love of calligraphy?

A: One of my first jobs, aged 17, was working for a luxury stationer in Bath. It had floors of ...

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June 19, 2017
July/August Classes and Events at The Village Haberdashery in West Hampstead from The Village Haberdashery

Come and join us in these lovely summer months in our bright and airy studio space in our West Hampstead shop for one of our creative classes or events! We have something to suit every level, interest, and schedule!

Read on to find out what we have planned for July/August or browse all of our classes here. Plus, don’t forget about our fun, free drop in Knit Night every Thursday from 6:30pm… just bring your knitting, we’ll supply the biscuits!

Studio

Want to work on your own project in our studio? Check out out studio bookings page ...

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June 15, 2017
Meet our Teachers: Suzie Kemner, sewing from The Village Haberdashery

Suzie is a Dutch-Australian designer, maker and illustrator based in London. She creates fresh and modern fabric, clothing and accessories for her label Suzie London. We are really looking forward to her upcoming Make Your Own Espadrilles classes at our West Hampstead Store.

Suzie LondonLovely photography here by www.jonaarongreen.com

Q: How did you first discover your creative talents?

A: I’ve always been very creative, and loved going to after school craft clubs when I was very young. I was always making things, like my own magazines with games and puzzle, and pictures to colour in! I studied Graphic ...

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June 5, 2017
Treat yourself to some ME time and try something new in three hours or less in these four fun workshops from The Village Haberdashery

Grab a friend or schedule some solo ME time and get crafty at our West Hampstead shop! All of the workshops that follow require no prior experience, include all materials, and will have you walking out the door with a finished project. Think you’re too busy? These are all sessions of three hours or less that will give you the chance to try something totally new and exercise your creative muscles without committing to a brand new hobby, unless, of course, you want to! Sound amazing? Read on!

Create Your Own Stationery
Tuesday, 20 June, 6:30pm – 9pm (£35 ...

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May 26, 2017
Meet our teachers: Rachel Rogers, crochet from The Village Haberdashery

Rachel Rogers is a Hackney-based designer and maker of crochet homeware and accessories. She uses chunky recycled cotton yarn in an array of vibrant colours to add a modern aesthetic to her products, and each of her pieces is made unique as a result of the processes used to create them. Rachel teaches our Crochet Basket classes at our West Hampstead shop which are super fun and popular!

Rachel Rogers

Question: Where did the idea for your crochet business first come from?

Answer: There was no light bulb idea moment really it grew organically from friends showing an interest in my makes ...

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May 16, 2017
June Classes and Events at The Village Haberdashery in West Hampstead from The Village Haberdashery

We have so many exciting classes lined up in June with something to suit every level, interest, and schedule! Our beautiful studio in our West Hampstead shop is the perfect place to learn and get inspired. Come and join us! Read on to find out what we have planned for June or browse all of our classes here. Plus, we have a fun, free drop in Knit Night every Thursday from 6:30pm – no booking required.

Studio

Don’t forget you can book our studio to work on your own project! Come and use our sewing machines and spread out in ...

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May 10, 2017
Classes with Anna Maria Horner at The Village Haberdashery! from The Village Haberdashery

We are thrilled and excited that the lovely and super talented Anna Maria Horner is coming to our West Hampstead shop where she’ll be teaching her very first ever classes in the UK!

Anna Maria Horner

To many the Anna Maria brand means colour and inspiration in the form of craft, sewing, needlework, books and friendly how-to. Since 2006, her fabric collections have delighted makers around the globe while enlivening their patchwork and sewing projects. Anna Maria’s fresh and modern perspective within the creative handcraft community continues to inspire new directions in making as well as earn her a unique place ...

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May 3, 2017
Meet our Teachers: Susana Cunha, macrame from The Village Haberdashery

Susana Cunha is the founder of bohemian-inspired brand Tent Living. She uses traditional macrame and weaving techniques with a modern, contemporary and romantic spin to create unique wall-hangings that incorporate natural materials. Susana teaches Macrame classes at our West Hampstead shop. She also shared a macrame plant hanger tutorial on The Daily Stitch earlier this year.

Susana Cunha Macrame and Weaving

Q. Where does your brand name Tent Living originate from?

A. I wanted a name that was evocative of a certain bohemian spirit, exotic travels, fun but also a little bit romantic and Tent Living just ticked all the boxes.

Susana Cunha Macrame and Weaving

Q. How did you ...

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April 24, 2017
May Classes at The Village Haberdashery in West Hampstead from The Village Haberdashery

Our May class schedule is jam packed with a huge range of classes, for every level, interest, and schedule! Come and join us in our beautiful studio in our West Hampstead shop! Its is the perfect place to learn and get inspired. Read on to find out what else we have planned for May or browse all of our classes here.

Studio

Plus, don’t forget we are open until 9pm on Thursdays for shopping and our weekly Knit Night! Come along with a knitting, crochet, or hand work project!

Knit Night Plus Free Drop in Clinic at The Village Haberdashery

Make a Leather (or Vegan Leather) Notebook with Nancy Straughan
Tuesday ...

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April 18, 2017
Meet our teachers: Emma Block, brush lettering from The Village Haberdashery

Emma Block is a London-based illustrator whose work can be found in children’s books, packaging, magazines, greetings cards and books for adults. She has worked for clients including Stylist Magazine, Random House Canada, Bloomsbury, Harper Collins, UNIQLO, Orla Kiely, Anthropologie, Mollie Makes and Time Out. She teaches brush lettering workshops at our West Hampstead shop.

Emma Block

Q. We are really looking forward to welcoming you for your upcoming brush lettering workshops. For those who do not know, what is brush lettering?

A: Brush lettering is the art of creating beautiful lettering using a brush and ink. It’s a bit ...

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March 28, 2017
Meet Our Teachers: Renée Callahan, knitting from The Village Haberdashery

We have lots of knitting classes coming up at our West Hampsted Shop for all levels of knitter with the lovely Renée Callahan! Renée will also be joining us once a month for our Thursday Knit Night to offer a free workshop and knitting clinic and you can find out more about those evenings here.

Renée loves textiles and the technical challenge of knitting whilst producing something both useful and beautiful. She studied fashion design with knitwear at Central Saint Martins college and now creates new patterns with combinations of texture and colour as well as guiding knitters taking to ...

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March 20, 2017
April Classes at The Village Haberdashery in West Hampstead! from The Village Haberdashery

We are all loving our new studio in our lovely West Hampstead shop! Its is the perfect place to work! Our April schedule is jam packed with a huge range of classes, for every level, interest, and schedule!

New this month we have our first Make Like a Boss event with with the lovely ladies from The Fold Line! Make Like a Boss is a networking series for creative small businesses. Each free event will feature a Q&A with a small business owner followed by drinks and time to hang out, chat and meet new people! Our first event ...

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March 16, 2017
Meet our Teachers: Elspeth Jackson, rag rugging from The Village Haberdashery

We are so excited to welcome Elspeth Jackson to our West Hampstead shop with her rag rugging classes! Elspeth is an avid crafter and she teaches craft-lovers all across the UK how to make beautiful rag rugs and upcycled pieces for the home. She is a regular in craft magazines at home and abroad.

Her first class with us is on Saturday, 20 May, 10am – 4pm and you can find out more and sign up here!

Rag Rugging with Elspeth Jackson

For those who haven’t heard about rag rugging before could you tell us a little about how it works?

Rag rugging is a ...

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March 6, 2017
March classes at The Village Haberdashery in West Hampstead from The Village Haberdashery

Our March schedule is filled with such a fun range of classes, for every level, interest, and schedule! The studio in our new shop at West Hampstead Square is filled with natural light and is such an inspiring place to learn. Plus, we’re now just steps from the West Hampstead underground, overground and Thameslink stations.

Plus, we started up our Knit Night last Thursday, so you can come in with your knitting or handwork project and work on it in a social setting. Last week kicked this event off with these super fun ladies and we’re hoping the ...

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February 27, 2017
Meet our teachers: Nancy Straughan, printmaking, paper crafts and more from The Village Haberdashery

Nancy Straughan is teaching so many exciting classes in our new shop in March and April, from screen printing to leatherwork to stationery design! We are thrilled to have her on our team and to be able to offer you loads of new ways to inspire your creativity in fun, beginner-friendly, one-evening classes. Nancy spends her days producing beautiful homewear and accessories crafted from her own range of organic printed fabrics inspired by the motifs seen in Scandinavian and 1960s textiles. Read on to find out more about Nancy and browse all of her upcoming classes here.

Nancy Straughan

Tell us about ...

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February 6, 2017
February and March classes at The Village Haberdashery in West Hampstead! from The Village Haberdashery

In case you missed it, we moved our shop to a bigger, brighter new space at West Hampstead Square! Our new shop is just steps from the West Hampstead underground, overground and Thameslink stations and we have a beautiful new studio for our classes. And wow, do we have a packed class schedule for you! We’ve added new classes in print making, paper crafts, book binding, leather work and so much more.

Plus, we’ll be starting up our Knit Night again on Thursdays starting 2 March, so you can come in with your knitting or handwork project and ...

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