Find Easter themed craft and creative workshops around the UK with talented artisans and tutors. Learn to needle felt an Easter bunny, make your own chocolate Easter eggs or celebrate the arrival of Spring by learning another new skill!
Wet felt-making is the oldest form of textile and is a magical craft. Wool and silk fibres when damp and rubbed together will bond irreversibly forming an exciting and organic fabric. Catherine will show you how to felt a flower shape from scratch and assemble it by yourself - from laying down wool and silk fibres right through to embellishing with felted balls and beads. She demonstrates and you follow!
Choose from over 50 beautiful...
ELKA is a woven textile studio where textile designer Ellie Fisher produces bespoke hand woven textiles for fashion and furnishing. Ellie Fisher is a textile designer with a foundation in textiles from Winchester School of Art and a BA and MA from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design. With over 15 years of weaving experience she is passionate about sharing her love of textiles.
What to expect
The workshop will teach you the...
Tunisian crochet is an intriguing combination of knitting and crochet, which is a fun alternative to both, and easy to pick up. Join this afternoon workshop to learn the basic technique and begin a straightforward project - either a cosy cowl or a cushion cover in one of two stitch patterns.
Suitable for complete beginners, although some previous knowledge of knitting or crochet would probably help.
A £10 deposit is required to secure your place,...
We're happy to announce a brand new modern calligraphy experience to take you from absolute beginner to star-in-the-making - in just one day!
This ticket link is a discounted rate for the both sessions
If you've never tried modern calligraphy before, join us in the morning to learn how to use a dip pen and nib to make beautiful flowing letters. We'll learn how to hold the pen, how to join letters and...
East Riding of Yorkshire
- Next course on 23rd August 2019
This is quite a fun forge day in which time you can turn your hand at forging various traditional items the village smith would make on a daily basis, typical example would be a pair of strap hinges and pintles, simple flip latch with holback hook typical items that are found on village barns, and stable doors.
Many people who attend my courses fall in love with the coral bowl and I understand why. They are just so stunning and the shapes so interesting.
On this course you will be able to make your own coral bowl in either blues, greens, yellows or browns for your own home or give to someone as a gift.
You will be taught how to score and cut glass and practice scoring and cutting on float...
Introductory course for people with little or no previous experience. There are only 6 students per course so everyone receives individual tutition.
The course syllabus:
You will learn to identify different types of leather from chrome tanned to vegetable tanned, you will gain a understanding of their qualities, and what type of leather suits each product.
Learn to maintain hand tools
Cut out leather using a premade pattern
learn to hand stitch with confidence
In this fun workshop we will start be creating a fabric sculpted background for your hare.
You will then learn how to create a basic armature using foil and masking tape, how to mix Powertex Stone Art clay and apply to the armature.
We will then go on and use Powertex pigments and varnish to bring out the character of your creation.
Finally we will build up your piece in a box frame ready for...
Spend a day or two half day sessions learning how to make cold process soap.
You will mix and make three different batches and take all your creations home. If you are lucky and interested you may get to learn a little French too!
The first batch recipe will be a ‘kitchen’ soap using ingredients you can usually find in your kitchen. For the two others, you’ll be given instruction in using more professional base...
In this workshop, Artist Catherine Carmyllie will guide you through lino cut skills to carve out your own design onto a printing plate. Choose from an array of ink colours to print your own set of cards or prints. Creativity is a must! Can be themed, abstract, or any design you choose!