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Mandy Shaw

3 tours from £1,515pp

Expert Overview

Queen of Redwork Mandy Shaw, is an experienced designer and well-known personality within the craft community. Her vintage designs are instantly recognisable and often feature her trademark red and white stitching or charming applique details. Throughout her career, Mandy has contributed to a number of publications and is the author of a number of handmade crafting books which share her quirky crafting style.

Mandy is also the owner of Dandelion Designs, a well-established family run company and is a regular on Create and Craft TV showing her gorgeous patterns & kits for handmade and machine craft projects. She has also appeared on Kirstie Allsopp’s Homemade Home.

3 Holidays available from £1,515pp

Patchwork & Quilting
NEW

Alongside Mandy Shaw, visit the ‘Floating Garden’ of Madeira during the famous Flower Festival and explore the city of Funchal.

  • 7 nights bed and breakfast accommodation
  • 7 evening meals including a Folklore Dinner
  • 1 full-day and 2 half-day workshops with Mandy Shaw, kit included
  • Workshop at local embroidery factory
  • Tips for the guide and coach drivers
  • Coach transport as detailed in the itinerary
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager

Availability:

  • 2025 29th April
Travel Options
  • By Air By Air
Patchwork & Quilting

Alongside Mandy Shaw or Janet Goddard, explore the UK’s northeast with tours of Bowes Museum, Durham Cathedral, and Alnwick Castle and Gardens.

  • 7 nights bed and breakfast accommodation
  • 4 evening meals
  • 2 full days of hand-sewing workshops with your expert, kit included
  • Entrance fees and excursions
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager

Availability:

  • 2024 21st October
Travel Options
  • Join Direct Join Direct
Textiles
NEW

Join our expert on this superb textile holiday to Vietnam, showcasing the rich colours and cultural highlights of this truly fascinating country.

  • International flights from London to Hanoi and Danang to London, with 1 piece of checked luggage
  • Economy class internal flight Hanoi to Hue with 1 piece of hold luggage
  • 13 nights bed and breakfast accommodation in 4-star hotels
  • 9 lunches and 5 dinners
  • 3 half-day hand-sewing workshops, kit included
  • Private transport with air conditioning
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager
  • English-speaking local guide
  • All entrance fees, workshops and sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary

Availability:

  • 2025 11th November 12th November
Travel Options
  • By Air By Air
  • Join Direct Join Direct

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Mandy Shaw

Mandy Shaw

The Queen of Redwork and owner of Dandelion Designs, Mandy Shaw is an experienced designer and well-known personality. Throughout her career, she has contributed to several publications and is the author of many handmade crafting books which share her quirky crafting style.
Janet Goddard

Janet Goddard

Janet is a quilt designer, teacher and author. She regularly teaches workshops throughout the UK covering a variety of skills and techniques and enjoys sharing her knowledge with others. Patchwork and quilting is her first love and not a day goes by when she isn’t stitching!

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