Residential Retreats

great location & fabulous food … creative, like minded people learning new skills2-day, 2-night residential workshop retreats … the perfect crafty get-away

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Latest COVID 19 update

Please note that due to Covid 19 restrictions & lockdowns all Residential Retreats have been postponed for the present. Theses will resume once it is safe to do so. Please contact Jacqueline if you would like to be popped onto the mailing list for the latest updates.

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Jacqueline invites you to slip away into your creative bubble for a professional, skill based escape, with a group of like minded people. Each 2-night, 2-day residential workshop retreat covers all the traditional techniques required to make elegant bespoke handmade soft furnishings. offers this fun packed, busy workshop retreat experience in several UK locations throughout the Autumn and Winter months.

what residential retreats can I choose from?

Click on the images below to find out more about each workshop.

Arranging box pleats on handmade lampshade
Making bespoke roman blinds - adding a custom chain
Tailored lampshade making - William Morris fabric
Making pencil pleat curtains - daisy chain stitch
Making bespoke scatter cushions - sewing on the piping

frequently asked questions

What is the cost?

Costing for retreats is bespoke to the workshop and venue; consequently, will be advertised accordingly.

How do I book my place?

Bookings for residential retreats are directly with the venue. This means that you can discuss individual dynamics, such as room upgrades and dietary requirements etc… However for any workshop enquiries, email Jacqueline directly on,

A 50% non-refundable deposit secures your place. You will receive an invoice & receipt for all payments.

What happens if the workshop is cancelled?

We require a minimum number of delegates to run residential workshops and therefore reserve the right to cancel this course should we have insufficient bookings. Should we have to cancel, we will aim to give you 10 days notice and will fully reimburse you.

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