Swallows & Artisans is a stunning newly renovated workshop space available for hire in the heart of the Lake District.
With a purpose built interior incorporating ample work space, soft seating, display area and simple kitchen facilities the venue also offers views over the lake and hills.
Take advantage of Lanehead, the adjoining 8 bedroom property (sleeping 35) and combine the two venues to host your own creative retreat!
Swallows & Artisans contains purpose built...
Join us for our very popular Mystery Craft Night of make and take. This is sure to be another lovely evening and we welcome new folk, don't be worried you don't have to be an artist or anything.
We have 12 seats so please book in store, online or by telephone asap to avoid disappointment.
Mystery Craft Nights are fun monthly events open to any adult where we craft, chat, drink and eat cake! It’s...
- Next course on 28th April 2019
In this beginners embroidery workshop I will teach you five decorative and versatile embroidery stitches, fundamental to mastering the art of hand embroidery. If you have even a basic knowledge of stitch and want to develop your skill, then this workshop is for you!
With support and practise, you will add each stitch to your own sampler for future reference, and once mastered you will use these fabulous stitches to create a modern piece of...
Join me for a fun session learning to etch glass. Through the use of stencils and etching cream we will apply our own permanent designs to glassware. Create beautiful gifts, seasonal decorations, and fun yet functional household items. 10% Discount for multiple bookings - Bring a friend and save ££!
This process is very accessible for all skill levels; I will provide lots of stickers for those less confident in their artistic ability, whilst others...
Enjoy an afternoon class pouring paint and indulging in tea and coffee and a selection of cakes provided at this sociable workshop. Book your place now!
You will be creating three beautiful unique canvases to adorn your walls. Enjoy the simplicity of this technique to create stunning one of a kind pieces and watch the amazing results form on top of your canvas.
You will create two canvases approximately 20x20 cm and one canvas...
Half day workshop in creating needle felted animals and are available and ideal for beginners to more advanced felters. Full day courses are also available, please get in touch.
You will learn to needle felt a small animal or a lovely picture using woolly fibres and a barbed felting needle.
With small stabbing actions you will knit the fibres into a form that will grow very quickly into an animal of your choice.
Powertex Art Journal Workshop is a very creative class that will introduce you to the magic of Powertex. This workshop will open your eyes to the endless opportunities to create. You will learn how to use Powertex, sculpt fabric and reuse, recycle and up-cycle different materials to create beautiful and unique piece of art that you will take home with you. All art journals are A5 size.
Powertex is a very versatile product. Once you...
Buy sewing tuition on a pay as you go basis. Available Wednesday afternoon at Inkberrow Design Centre 1:30 - 4:30pm.
You need to inform IDC of your sewing project or your aims, such as wishing to learn to use a sewing machine. This is to ensure the tutor is aware of your expectations and can use the time effectively. We cater for all levels, from beginner to expert and provide a tutor to guide you...
This regular class in spoon carving, introduces the art of carving with an axe, a knife and a crook knife. By carving a spoon, which is by nature a functional object and one we are all familiar with, we are free from the pressure of knowing what to carve and instead we can become familiar with the tools of this craft.
As you gain confidence with the tools, you begin to build a relationship with...
Would you like to know how to keep bees sustainably, on a small scale? Many people would like a colony of honeybees in their garden, and on this course I will show you how a hive works, and how to keep your bees happy and healthy with minimal intervention.
Topics covered include:
What type of hive
Where to site your hive
Overview of sustainable management
Plants for your bees