Philippa Adams & Frances Hamel

Partners & Brains behind Proper Crafty Retreats


Philippa is a compulsive crafter with Degree in Graphic Design and a Master of Fine Arts from Boston University. She is currently undertaking SST Certified - Master Practitioner Course in Embroidery. Philippa also has many years experience teaching design, printing and photography at degree level. She will be running the courses together with other highly respected specialist tutors.


Frances is an enthusiastic chef with Degree in Music and a Performance Diploma from The Royal Northern College of Music. Frances will be delivering mouthwatering local dishes along with her own signature dishes for all our guests. Frances can cater to any dietary requirements - so just let her know your specific needs.


Philippa and Frances are also Directors of Crafty Retreats & Workshops Ltd who specialise in luxury residential courses based in rural France. Click here to visit the Crafty Retreats website.




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