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Vines Designs - Jewellery Making Workshops

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Excellent morning learning new skills and eating delicious cake

Myself, 2 friends and 2 babies had a brilliant morning with Cathy making a number of beaded... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Esther G
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Fabulous day

Having done two workshops - bead jewellery and wirework - I can honestly say both days were... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
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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...more
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| Grittenham, Chippenham SN15 4JT, England
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Myself, 2 friends and 2 babies had a brilliant morning with Cathy making a number of beaded items. Cathy was so warm, welcoming and friendly as soon as we arrived. She was easy to talk to and really helped us novices understand some of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Esther G
alandcathy, Owner at Vines Designs - Jewellery Making Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Thank you Esther for your brilliant review! You are so kind. I'm very glad you all enjoyed your morning here, I certainly enjoyed your company and it would be lovely to welcome you back again in the future. Kind regards, Cathy x

Reviewed 29 September 2018

Having done two workshops - bead jewellery and wirework - I can honestly say both days were immensely enjoyable and very informative. Cathy is very generous with her supplies (most of which are included in the price although there are bits available to purchase), tea...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Cathy F, Owner at Vines Designs - Jewellery Making Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2018

How very kind of you to take the time to leave me a review, and such a nice one too! I'm so glad you have enjoyed your sessions here and I very much look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Many thanks. Cathy...More

Reviewed 17 July 2018

I have now been twice to one of Cathy's jewellery-making days and plan to go at least three times more this year. I have no background in arts or crafts but under Cathy's excellent and patient guidance I have manage to make several beaded items...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JuliaDickmann
Cathy F, Owner at Vines Designs - Jewellery Making Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Julia, How kind, you should be my press agent! A lovely review much appreciated. I look forward to your next visit! Cathy x

Reviewed 9 July 2018

Attended these workshop twice with a friend. We found them really enjoyable and fun.Cathy is a great hostess and the food is yummy. Look forward to doing another soon!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank ClearlyAM
Cathy F, Owner at Vines Designs - Jewellery Making Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Many thanks for your kind review. I appreciate you going to the effort of doing that and I'm glad you have enjoyed being here. Welcome back any time! Cathy x

Reviewed 5 July 2018

Wonderful day! Cathy's welcome is as warm and inviting as her gorgeous home. We were treated to delicious coffee and homemade cake on arrival and a wonderful homemade lunch. The workshop itself was such fun, and very productive. We learnt simple techniques for making earrings,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ellen W
Cathy F, Owner at Vines Designs - Jewellery Making Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Wow, what a lovely review, thank you so much Ellen! I'm very glad you have enjoyed your visits here so much. You will of course be very welcome every time! Cathy XX

Reviewed 2 July 2018

A lovely day with Cathy enjoying making bracelets with gorgeous stones and beads. A delicious coffee time cake and lunch all made by Cathy. Hope to visit again later in the year.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Diana T
Cathy F, Owner at Vines Designs - Jewellery Making Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Hi Di, Thank you so much for your very kind review. I really appreciate you taking the time to do that and look forward to your return! Cathy x

Reviewed 30 June 2018

This was my 2nd visit but unlikely to be my last! Cathy is so lovely; patient and helpful to us novices. You know the day is going to be good when it starts with homemade cake! We had an all day session and I completed...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lydia C
Cathy F, Owner at Vines Designs - Jewellery Making Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Hello Lydia, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave me a review, and such a kind one too! I shall very much look forward to welcoming you back here for the next session. Cathy x

Reviewed 18 June 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2017
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Cathy F, Owner at Vines Designs - Jewellery Making Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

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

Reviewed 22 May 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
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Cathy F, Owner at Vines Designs - Jewellery Making Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

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

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

Date of experience: May 2018
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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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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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