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Vines Designs - Jewellery Making Workshops

| Grittenham, Chippenham SN15 4JT, England
+44 7796 955060
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Jewellery making and ideas

I have been on several jewellery making days in Cathy’s beautiful home. The experience begins with... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
tsusan408
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Chippenham, United Kingdom
A fabulous day!

I went to Cathy's first-ever workshop 10 years ago and immediately I was hooked I have now gone on... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Enjoy a relaxing and creative day at one of Cathy's house party style jewellery making workshops in a lovely country farmhouse setting. Welcome coffee and home-made cake, all materials and two course lunch included. Make as many items as you wish. Suitable for both beginners and more experienced guests. Wirework days, tiara making, Hen parties, Private party bookings and Children's birthday parties also offered, (minimum age 8 years). Half days available. Discounts on full days for children 8-15. Discounts on return visits and for groups. Booking essential. Contact Cathy for availability.
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| Grittenham, Chippenham SN15 4JT, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I have been on several jewellery making days in Cathy’s beautiful home. The experience begins with relaxation over yummy cakes whilst discussing our personal projects for the workshop. Cathy keeps a huge range of exciting beads and after her demonstrations we all created some beautiful...More

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Cathy F, Owner at Vines Designs - Jewellery Making Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much Sue for your great review. I really appreciate you taking the time to do that. I'm so glad you enjoy yourself so much each time you come. Your company is always very welcome! Cathy x

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to Cathy's first-ever workshop 10 years ago and immediately I was hooked I have now gone on to sell my own jewellery. But I still love going back because it is a super day out making jewellery with like minded people with the...More

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Cathy F, Owner at Vines Designs - Jewellery Making Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much Alison, it is always a pleasure to welcome you and real treat to see what you make each time! Thank you also for the lovely comments about the food. Cathy xx

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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

This was my second visit and as with the first Cathy was warm and welcoming. What better way to settle in than with tea and homemade cake to start! A lovely background music played, such a relaxed atmosphere. Cathy is knowledgeable, attentive and encouraging. I...More

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Cathy F, Manager at Vines Designs - Jewellery Making Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

Wow Jo! what a fabulous review - I'm blushing! thank you so much. I'm so glad you enjoy your time here and I very much look forward to welcoming you back again for your lovely company and great enthusiasm! Cathy x

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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

I booked this for my mum and I as a Mother’s Day treat. Cathy was very welcoming into her beautiful home and we had tea and cake prior to a short tutorial on how to use all the tools layer before us. It was great...More

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Cathy F, Owner at Vines Designs - Jewellery Making Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review. It was a pleasure having you here and I'm so glad you enjoyed your day with your mum. It would be great to welcome you both back again. Cathy x

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

My day was shared with a friend who invited me along, neither of us knowing what to expect. From the moment we knocked on the door and Cathy welcomed us in we were met with warmth and knowledge - and mustn't forget the tea and...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

I booked a one-to one tutorial with Cathy to make jewellery for my daughter's wedding. Cathy interpreted what I wanted to create and then taught me the skills to achieve it. I left the lovely Vines House with a stunning bracelet which is totally unique,...More

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Cathy F, Owner at Vines Designs - Jewellery Making Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. It was really nice to be able to work with you as an individual to achieve your aims for the day. I'm so glad you feel that you have gained in skill and confidence. I have no...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018

We had a wonderful day learning to make beaded jewellery. The tutor/hostess is charming and helpful, her house is beautiful and the atmosphere very relaxing. The day flew by. I learned such a lot and left with some proud efforts to show off. Lunch -...More

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Cathy F, Owner at Vines Designs - Jewellery Making Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Julia, you are so kind. It is lovely to read such a nice review, makes me feel quite proud! Thank you for taking time to do that for me. I shall very much look forward to your next visit and showing you even more things...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018

Cathy's greeting on arrival was warm and welcoming, with hot drinks and freshly made cakes to start. We were given clear instruction on how to make the various different types of jewellery and set free to choose whatever and however we wanted to create! Lunch...More

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Cathy F, Owner at Vines Designs - Jewellery Making Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Thank you so much Debi for taking the time to leave me a review, and such a nice one too. I'm so glad you enjoyed your time here and were pleased with the jewellery you made. Thank you also for your kind words about lunch....More

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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

This was my daughter and my third visit to Vine Design and each time it has been an outstanding experience. The welcome you get from Cathy and her family makes you feel that your time in her home is a real welcoming experience, that you...More

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Cathy F, Owner at Vines Designs - Jewellery Making Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Dear Bernadette, You are so lovely! what a wonderful review. It is always a pleasure to welcome you and the delightful Asia here. Thank you so much. Cathy xx

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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

What a marvellous day. The food was absolutely gorgeous. The setting was so relaxed and Cathy was so welcoming and friendly. One of the best workshops I have ever done. Would definitely recommend it. Excellent value for money. Shall certainly be going again.

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Cathy F, Owner at Vines Designs - Jewellery Making Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Dear Jacqui, I really appreciate you taking the time to write me a review, and such a generous, kind one too. I very much look forward to your next visit! Cathy x

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Response from Cathy F | Property representative |
Hi Karen, Thank you very much for your interest, more details are on my website, but a half day inclusive of materials and welcome coffee and home made cake is £30. A full day inclusive of two course lunch and wine is £50... More
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