Below we have genuine customer feedback about our Shabby Chic Workshops, the more workshops we have the more testimonials we’ll add to this post.

From the first workshop people thought it should be a longer course so we listened and extended it by one hour.

“great morning, loved it! my stools gunna look fab in the kitchen now, thanks!” Claire Irvine

“Really enjoyed the course, would definitely come along again” Jill Wardle

“had a brilliant time – thank you!” Jo Gooing

“Really fantastic, lovely friendly Saturday morning” Liz Yallop

Lovely way to spend a Saturday morning, very friendly very informative, really enjoyable” Yvonne Elgy

“Excellent course, very welcoming and friendly, thank you Karen” Pat Rowley

“Excellent course, absolutely loved it and will recommend to friends” Stephanie Pinnock

“Excellent course + really pleased with my table! such a great day!” Rachel Roberts

“The course has been very informative and I will now be changing all my furniture at home, easily explained” Christine Coomber

“Wonderful day, lovely ladies and excellent choice of colours and equipment, thank you” Carly Merryweather

“Really satisfied with the workshop, and the final effect, which was achieved on my piece of furniture” Pamela Lister

“Great, friendly, effective” Sylvia Davies

“Lovely morning, thanks very much” Linda Richardson

“Very helpful, think I have found a new hobby” Lindsey Robinson

Loved it! appreciated the refreshments, tools were great! got some really useful ideas” Elaine Carey

Lovely class with nice teacher” Janice Barron

“A great way to spend a Saturday morning, I can’t wait to start on another piece of furniture, a great sense of achievement.” Vie Small

“Loved the hands on training, learned so much about painting/distressing furniture, staff excellent.” Helen Darnian

 “really good, time passed quickly and I was very pleased with the results, my piece of furniture has a new leaseof life and will look good back home.” Stan White

“Excellent course, content, materials and support, will be back, coffee and refreshments a welcome addition. thank you.” Carole Briggs

Excellent course, thoroughly enjoyed the morning” Vivian Middleton

“Thoroughly enjoyed the course, very informative and fun” Carol Hedley

“Very friendly” Jan Ellis

“A brilliant day thank you, I’ll be back!” Amber Elliot

“Fab” Joanne Jackson

“It was really useful” Amy Jackson

“Thank you you John for all the work + attention to detail, the machine desk has taken pride of place in our home, I have placed it against a window with a view, where I can sew to my hearts content + watch the world go by, very best wishes, Rosemary” a very satisfied customer after we restored her vintage sewing machine.

“Highly Recommend” Yvonne Green

“Fantastic morning, thank you, we will be back” Lucy Hinds

“Would definitely recommend” Audrey Cleaver

“Had a fantastic time on the course and learnt how to Shabby Chic, I’ll be using the very useful fact sheet to have a go at home too! can’t wait to get started now.” Cat Hinds

“Thoroughly enjoyed the course, thanks Karen” Mel Kenyon

“Thanks for ending a horrible week with a lovely relaxing start to the weekend, gentle encouragement, friendly atmosphere – perfect, I will be back” Rebecca McGranie

“We will be back” Olwyn Daglish

“very satisfied, all round , thank you” Stephanie Newall

“Fantastic course, thoroughly enjoyed the session and over the moon at the new drawers, thank you” Jenny Stockwell

“Loved what I learned today, will take the knowledge away with me to try again at home” Sue Atkinson

“Fabulous morning, informative and good that you can take home what you’ve been working on” Angela Dee

“Fantastic course, cant wait for the next one” Lesley Clarke

“An enjoyable course with very friendly trainers, hope there are further courses in the future” Debbie Duffield

“Brilliant, think what you are doing is great, more women’s workshops please.” Melissa Rooney

“Lovely course, good tutor, so friendly and helpful, can’t wait to get involved.” Rebecca Rooney

“Great course, I will be back.” Leslie Davies

“I loved it, it will quickly become my latest obsession, thank you so much, the atmosphere was conducive to learning, thank you Karen and your lovely helper Jill, lovely way to spend a Saturday.” Maggie Wright

“Loved it thank you, excellent learning” Claire Atkinson

“I really enjoyed the course and created a lovely set of tables, I now have the confidence to do the rest of my furniture” Nicola Button

“Thank you for a wonderful morning, friendly and helpful throughout” Louise Robinson

“Fantastic course, thoroughly enjoyed” Joanna Micham

“Very friendly and fun, enjoyed myself! thank you!” Rebecca Williams-Taylor

“Engaged course” Alison Morgan 

“It was really helpful, and good to know about to use in the future” Libby Minnes

Andrea “Had a fab time, learned loads, met some lovely people”

Claire “If I can do it anyone can” 

Corrina “Great course with fantastic tuition, lovely group of ladies too! Just need prosecco! :-)”

Margaret “I will be back with my granddaughters, I enjoyed it so much” 

Caroline “No pressure, relaxed happy atmosphere 🙂

Linda “Very good throughout course, definitely recommend to friends”

Upholstery Course

“Would have happily paid more for more sessions, loved the course, thank you” Jill Wardle

“It’s much harder to do upholstery than I thought, lots of details, enjoyed the course.” Mairi Kennedy

“Found it very difficult, it’s much harder than I thought, couldn’t have finished it without the teacher.” Anne Dodd

“Have enjoyed myself, can’t wait to start, there will be no stopping me”  Lisa Richards

“Excellent course, really enjoyed, please keep me informed of future courses.” Liz Walton


Xmas Crafts 2018

“Venue really good, size of group just right, great refreshments.” Jackie 

“It was fab, we loved it we will be back.” Kirsty

“Really enjoyed my Christmas Crafts.” Millie


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