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Silver Sixpence in her Shoe launches Bridal Made By You Workshop

Bespoke, vintage inspired Bridal Accessories Designer, Nicola Wellard will be hosting a special Bridal headwear workshop for the very first time on Thursday 3rd May, 7pm-10pm. The DIY class will be held at boutique bakehouse And the Dish ran away with the Spoon located on Burton Road, West Didsbury.

Nicola’s Bridal “Made By You” workshop offers crafty brides a special opportunity to create a bridal headpiece that is completely personal to them, from birdcage veils to flapper inspired headbands. A selection Silver Sixpence’s bespoke headwear will be on show for brides to see. Nicola’s hand-crafted headwear collection draws on styling influences from the roaring 20’s right the way through to modern times and provides brides with imaginative inspiration.

At the beginning of the workshop brides will be provided with a selection of luxury, vintage fabrics such as Russian veiling, antique lace and silk. As well as an array of pretty embellishments including one-off jewels, plush goose and ostrich feathers, vintage pearls, gems and unique buttons. Brides will also be given all of the relevant millinery materials required to make their headwear. To add a personal touch to your headpiece, Nicola suggests bringing along a special trinket or family heirloom.

Silver Sixpence Bridal “Made by You” workshops cater for all levels of sewers, from those who can’t thread a needle to those who are more experienced. Throughout her classes, Nicola offers one to one guidance to help perfect your sewing technique and suggest ways in how to personalise your headpiece. Silver Sixpenceworkshops take place in Manchester’s most quirky teahouses and are lovely, relaxed socials where brides can come along to share tips, tricks and inspiration.

Silver Sixpence three hour Bridal “Made By You” workshop is priced £50 per person and is inclusive of all sewing materials, a pot of tea, yummy piece of homemade cake and of course your hand-crafted headpiece to take away with you! Workshop places are limited to just 8 people and can be booked by contacting Nicola Wellard by email nicolacarroll@hotmail.co.uk or by visiting www.eventsbythesocialbutterfly.com to book your place online.

Terms and Conditions Payment must be made in full to secure your booking. Brides are strictly limited in making one headpiece per bride. Please find attached images of Silver Sixpence in her Shoe bespoke headwear. If you require any further information or additional images please contact Silver Sixpence in her Shoe’s PR representative Rachael Adams via email, thesocialbutterfly.uk@gmail.com