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Soap making workshop - make soap with plant-based ingredients
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Soap making workshop - make soap with plant-based ingredients
Cheshire - Next course on 28th September 2019
£99
Learn cold process soap making with multi award winning soap maker and column writer for Making Soap Magazine. If you are interested in making beautiful handmade soap from delicious natural ingredients then this course is for you. Using the traditional method of soap making and with a hands on practical approach you will make a selection of soaps to take home with you. All the soaps we make are palm oil free and vegan friendly. Private group bookings are available by separate arrangement. Ideal for birthdays, hen days, activity days,...
An introduction to candlemaking with lunch included
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An introduction to candlemaking with lunch included
Suffolk - Next course on 17th September 2019
£90
This class is designed for total beginners, or those just starting out. It is beneficial for anyone considering starting a candlemaking business, giving you the tools to go away and start the experimenting you will need to do to make your business a success. The workshop is held on the 1st floor of our new premises, above a quaint tearoom (where light lunch is served) overlooking the beautiful green in the Suffolk village of Cavendish. This course focuses on the art of soy wax candlemaking, but does include a brief...
Introduction to green wood furniture making - two days
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Introduction to green wood furniture making - two days
Devon - Next course on 17th October 2019
£180
A two day course learning the skills and techniques of green woodworking, with an emphasis on contemporary design and detailing. Maximum of 6 students. You will make either a low stool or a side table using a variety of edge tools. Starting with a fresh cut log you will learn how to cleave the wood with a froe and wedges, then shape it on the shaving horse with drawknife and spokeshave. Joints used will be through-wedged-tenons. Use of contrasting timbers, and sculpted free-form table tops or seats are all available...
A fabulous introduction to fused glass - one day course
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A fabulous introduction to fused glass - one day course
Sussex - Next course on 27th September 2019
£160
This workshop offers a wonderful introduction to the art of kiln formed glass, using solely Bullseye transparent, opal and iridescent glass. You will gain an understanding of the materials, techniques and processes involved while producing your own masterpiece! Using sheet glass, frits, stringers and wire, you will be shown how to cut glass, add inclusions and create voids & bubbles. These one day courses run twice a month on Friday and Saturdays, if there are 4 or more of you and you'd like your own date, just give me a...
Glass fusing with artist Patricia Lee - as seen on BBC1 Home Is Where The Art Is
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Glass fusing with artist Patricia Lee - as seen on BBC1 Home Is Where The Art Is
Cheshire - Next course on 17th October 2019
£105
Spend a day in Patricia's studio with like-minded people exploring the many exciting possibilities of working with glass to make your own unique fused glass art. Patricia's friendly and relaxed teaching style and small group sizes mean that you can work at your own pace and explore new ideas for working with glass. You will learn how to cut glass safely and then explore the many techniques available to create your glass art. Take inspiration from the resources available in the studio and Patricia's vast experience or design your own...
Container candlemaking course with afternoon tea
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Container candlemaking course with afternoon tea
West Yorkshire - Next course on 22nd September 2019
£65
Do you want to learn a new skill? Stuck for a fun Christmas gift? Then join us for a fun and friendly workshop in container candle making at Crafters Cottage just outside Holmfirth. Learn how to make exquisite gifts for family & friends. Brides & bridesmaids learn how to make your own wedding decorations & favours. Or maybe you would like to start your own artisan business? Whatever the reason, you are very welcome to join us for an informative and fun workshop in the heart of the Summer Wine...
Spoon carving for beginners
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Spoon carving for beginners
London - Next course on 20th September 2019
£40
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 small scale carving and understand the subtle and addictive qualities of this new hobby. We...
One day stained glass course
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One day stained glass course
London
£120
If you are reading this let me grab your attention by telling you that this is going to be your day to remember!!! I have been doing these classes for quite some years and I am so excited to meet you all so that I can give you a great experience and pass on my knowledge and expertise in this wonderful craft. Trust me you will love it :) These classes are for beginners, or those of you who would like to brush up on your existing stained glass skills......
Nuno felted scarf or felted pictures
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Nuno felted scarf or felted pictures
Staffordshire - Next course on 17th September 2019
£75
You have the choice of making a unique nuno felted scarf, a warm woolly scarf or a piece of wall-art. Beginners welcome. Scarf option: during this fabulous felting day, we will make a scarf using soft merino wool and a silk scarf, incorporating a beautiful 100% silk scarf and silky fibres to give it a shimmer effect if desired. By manipulating a thin layer of wool through a fine woven material, we will make a scarf with characteristics which are quite different from a traditional felt and is much thicker....
Pottery throwing on the potter's wheel (plus hand building)
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Pottery throwing on the potter's wheel (plus hand building)
Northamptonshire - Next course on 16th September 2019
£95
Ever wished you could throw pots successfully at the potter's wheel? Well, now you can! Richard Gibson MA is a qualified ceramicist with over 20 years' experience of throwing clay pots and producing all manner of fine art made in clay. There is nothing as soothing or as therapeutic as sitting at the potter's wheel and throwing pots. This days course will give you a head start on some of the essential techniques required to produce your first wheel thrown pot and provide you with a hand building opportunity. Come...

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