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floristry workshops with Claire

Have you always wanted to learn the skills to make beautiful floral arrangements for your home and for gifts, even maybe for your own wedding or special occasion? 

The Sewing Shed is thrilled to welcome Claire to our team of professional tutors who will be able to share with you all the trade secrets so that you produce beautiful floral arrangements. You’ll work alongside no more than 5 other novice floristry students. 

Following the success of our sold out  hand-tied arrangement workshop this Spring Claire will be teaching the following this Autumn…

Halloween Pumpkin Floral Arrangement

Saturday 27th October, 10am-12noon   £40 

Saturday 27th October, 2-4pm   £40 

All flowers, materials and pumpkin included for you to take your finished centre piece away on the day. You will be taken through the skills of how to achieve a carefully considered floral display and learn the technique of building an arrangement with foliage and blooms. 


Christmas Wreath

Saturday 17th November 9am-12.30pm £45

Saturday 17th November 2-5.30pm £45

Sunday 18th November 9am-12.30pm £45

Sunday 18th November 2-5.30pm £45

Includes a glass of fizz and mince pie, all your materials flowers and foliage. Claire suggests you bring seasonal extras from home to add the personal touch or to coordinate with your colour scheme – some favourite tree decorations or ribbon .Claire will have bundles of finishing touches for you to purchase on the day for an additional £5 if you prefer.

about Claire 

Claire is a qualified floristry lecturer having taught floristry at a local college for over 20 years teaching professional florists. Claire holds a NDSF and was also a florist in Ilkley. A natural creative, Claire fills her spare time crafting and flower arranging . She has a patient and nurturing manner with a warm smile and we are delighted that she will be sharing some of her expertise with students at The Sewing Shed. Claire also teaches our Felting Workshops.

how to book our floristry workshops

We anticipate our new floristry workshops will be very popular and as spaces are limited, so please do plan ahead to avoid disappointment. We are planning for Claire to hold regular seasonal floral workshops and have even photographed our Christmas Floral Wreath! – so do join or mailing list and LIKE our Facebook page so you are kept up to date. 

Please read our booking terms & conditions carefully before booking (they’re only short!). Do also check your advance diary, because any money you’ve paid us can’t be refunded if you discover you’re double-booked. 

To enquire or book for any of our floral workshops, please call 07525 029986 or email us.