Beginners Crochet | 09.04.2016

Last month I attended a crochet workshop for beginners at The Sheep Shop in Cambridge. The class was taught by Joanne Scrace – knit and crochet designer behind Not So Granny. The class took place on a Saturday afternoon for three hours starting at 1.45pm and cost £25 per person (excluding materials). The classes held at The Sheep Shop are incredibly popular and so booking in advance is a must – I was very lucky to get the last available space for this one at short notice! I have wanted to learn how to… Read More

Craftea Workshop | 28.01.2016

One of my aims when starting The Trove was to get out and explore what Cambridgeshire has to offer in terms of creative workshops. Over the past year I have discovered just how many local artists, designers and makers offer workshops and classes – you can see some of them on our listing here (please let us know if you we are missing yours and we will add it on) – and I hope to book onto more over the coming months. At the end of January I attended the Embroidery Hoop Art Craftea Workshop… Read More

Cambridge Craft Parties | 30.06.2015

On Tuesday 30th June I attended the – Marbled Clay Trinket Dish – craft party at Rhode Island in Cherry Hinton. #CambridgeCraftParties are run and taught by well-known blogger and maker Claire from and you can find out more about future events and how to book tickets via her website. When I first read about the event on Twitter I thought it would be a great way to spend an evening after work – crafting, relaxing and meeting new people. It turned out to be that and more! Rhode Island is a venue… Read More