Mirrors and Picture Frames Retreat

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Course date Monday 19 September 2022 – Friday 23rd September 2022

  • Goldwork Retreat
  • Held at Foxhill House
  • Beautiful Cheshire countryside
  • Meals, accommodation and tutor time included

Recent retreat feedback

‘The tutors where excellent, i like their style and expertise’ Margaret W

‘I learnt lots of new techniques, met some wonderful like minded ladies and had a relaxing time stitching’ Vanessa P

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Mirrors and Picture Frames Retreat

Want to get away 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 basic techniques of goldwork to the more advanced, how and why stitches are done in a certain way and how to perfect the skills that you already have. Learn several different techniques essential for any goldwork project, how to couch to perfection, how to stitch leather and use padding to give the best effects. Complete a gorgeous piece of work highlighting all the techniques that you have learnt

We will have 3 designs for you to choose from, however if you have a design in mind when you have booked all we ask is that you send the design to us ahead of time, this is so we will have an idea of the best threads, wires and techniques to use

This retreat 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. We have 2 well established Tutors with Sarah Rakestraw taking the lead, with many years of experience in the world of Goldwork.

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.

Retreat date Monday 19th September 2022 – Friday 23rd September 2022 4 nights/5 days

Venue details

Our 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 an 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, or full-cooked English breakfast.

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

Cancellation policy

If for any reason you wish to cancel the following refund policy would apply,

Within 1 month of event – no refund

up to 3 months prior to event 25% refund

up to 6 months prior to event 50% refund

6 months or more 75% refund

We do not provide any insurance, and the above cancellation fees would apply, we would suggest, if you wish to, take out personal insurance to cover you if for any reason you cannot attend i.e sickness, you would have to organise this yourself separate to ourselves.