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Vines Designs - Jewellery Making Workshops

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Good fun with a bonus

Being an Austrian, the workshop gave me an opportunity to combine my desire to know more about... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Elisabeth B
Fantastic Day!

Myself and a girlfriend treated ourselves to a full day jewellery making at Cathy's in February... read more

Reviewed 3 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...more
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| Grittenham, Chippenham SN15 4JT, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Being an Austrian, the workshop gave me an opportunity to combine my desire to know more about jewellery making with meeting native people from England. It turned out to be an excellent idea,more than worth the money it cost me. The welcome Cathy gave us...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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alandcathy, Owner at Vines Designs - Jewellery Making Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hello Elizabeth, I hope you are well! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave me such a wonderful review. It is so kind of you. It was a real pleasure to welcome you here. You would be most welcome to come again...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and a girlfriend treated ourselves to a full day jewellery making at Cathy's in February 2019. We had been to something similar before so had a basic understanding of the techniques. You get a warm welcome in an amazing house and the day gets...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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alandcathy, Owner at Vines Designs - Jewellery Making Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your absolutely fabulous review! I feel very flattered. I'm so glad you enjoyed your day here. It was a real pleasure having you and I'm very much looking forward to welcoming you both back again. Kindest regards, Cathy

Reviewed November 6, 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
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alandcathy, Owner at Vines Designs - Jewellery Making Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 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 September 29, 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 September 30, 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 July 16, 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 July 18, 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 July 9, 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 July 11, 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 July 5, 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
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Cathy F, Owner at Vines Designs - Jewellery Making Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 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 July 1, 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
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Cathy F, Owner at Vines Designs - Jewellery Making Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 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 June 30, 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
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Cathy F, Owner at Vines Designs - Jewellery Making Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 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 June 18, 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 June 19, 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

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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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