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Chrysanthemum and Lupins retreat

Chrysanthemum and Lupins retreat

Course date Monday 31st March -Friday 4th April 2025
  • Goldwork Retreat
  • Held at Foxhill House
  • Beautiful Cheshire countryside
  • Meals, accommodation and tutor time included


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Chrysanthemum and Lupins embroidery stitching holiday

Course date Monday 31st March -Friday 4th April 2025


Want to get away on one of our stitching holiday with it all and relax with some wonderful Goldwork Embroidery. Meet like-minded people on our Monday-Friday retreats with many different ones held year round so there is something for everyone. No chores, no daily routine to distract you, and the luxury of feeling looked after from dinner on your day of arrival to lunch on departure day.

Join us to learn the techniques of goldwork , how and why stitches are done in a certain way and how to perfect the skills that you already have. With a choice of designs, either the Chrysanthemum or Lupins, we will help you to create a stunning piece of work, learning several techniques and how to create a 3d effects to make the design pop.  Complete a gorgeous piece of work highlighting all the techniques that you have learnt

This stitching holiday is suitable for everyone, is there a particular stitch you want to learn? we can show you how to do it. Choose your design and away you go. Our tutor is Sarah Rakestraw who has many years of experience in the world of Goldwork, even writing a book Glorious Goldwork which is available on our website.

If you so choose, we are happy for you to work your own design and we will guide you and assist you with techniques

A pack will be available to purchase, you will be able to choose the colours you want to work with, so the cost will be selection dependent. The pack contains all the main threads and wires and will cost £40-£60 (prices subject to change)

Course date Monday 31st March -Friday 4th April 2025

4 nights/5 days stitching holiday

Venue details

Our stitching holiday venue Foxhill house is based in the stunning Cheshire countryside, you will have your own beautiful and cosy en-suite bedroom. With large grounds to explore for a relaxing walk. All meals are created on site and are included in the cost.

All residential’s include accommodation which is generally a on suite bedroom for one. Occasionally we will have other options available.

Cost includes all accommodation and meals as follows

Breakfast includes cereals, fruit, toast etc

Morning Coffee (or a variety of teas, Coffee or juice) comes with a selection of biscuits.

Lunch is served as a buffet, hot or cold.

Afternoon Tea (a variety of teas, or coffee, or juice) is served with biscuits.

Dinner is a three-course meal, hot or cold.

Terms and conditions

All bookings must be paid in full to secure your place. Please ensure that you can attend before booking

Terms and conditions and cancellation policy:

All bookings must be paid in full to secure your place, all details of any cancellations or amendments can be seen in the terms and conditions. Please ensure that you can attend before booking. You can view the full terms and conditions here.

You will receive a copy of the terms and conditions as a downloadable file when you book.

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