Simply Love Vintage

Carrie Watkins

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New Forest

Our classes are for everyone, from beginners to those who already craft, to those who wish to take their crafting skills to another level. Our classes are taught by friendly and experienced tutors, with classes in crochet, knitting, applique, sewing home crafts, jewellery, silver & polymar and copper & felting, portraiture - pastel and charcoal and cake decoration just to mention a few, with more being added all the time.

All our classes are designed for newbies and for the more experienced crafters, so we hope we have persuaded you to book a class with us, meet our friendly tutors together with discovering a new hobby and life craft skill.

WELCOME to Latimer House Christchurch Vintage Workshops where we are very excited to start 2013 with the launch of our ‘homespun’ craft workshops.

Our vintage workshops coincides with the surge in popularity of up-cycling and homemade styling, popularised by Kirstie Allsopp in her Vintage themed Channel 4 shows. Kirsty encourages everyone to enter into the spirit of ‘have a go’ and to adopt a ‘make do and mend’ attitude experienced in a bygone era.

Latimer House is an eclectic homeware style boutique with items ranging from vintage sewing machines to shabby chic painted furniture...there is always something new and most of our items are hand made by local artisans.

We offer vintage inspired craft workshops from cupcake decorating, floristry, and beginners classes in knitting, crochet, applique, and learning to sew curtains, bags and cushions with many more being introduced. The workshops are held at our bespoke vintage craft workshop at Latimer House, Saxon Square, Christchurch, Dorset. All our tutors are experienced in their own skill sectors and most run their own busineses.


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