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Lampwork or glass bead making courses, classes and workshops are taught all across the UK. Lampwork (also known as flamework or 'torchwork') courses are available as taster sessions, day, evening and weekend courses. Hot glass beadmaking is an extremely absorbing, satisfying craft with huge creative potential and range.

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Come and learn how to make unique glass beads from rods of glass in the flame... addictive fun for you alone or with friends where i do a 50% reduced rate for the second and subsequent people.. 3 hrs where you make the beads in the flame and keep them all. An opportunity to make them into beautiful jewellery if you choose on the day. A great gift ...VOUCHERS for XMAS can be bought and...
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This is a full day intensive course to give you an introduction to bead making and lampwork. All aspects of glass bead making for beginners will be covered, tools & equipment, health & safety, types of glass etc followed by demonstration and practice of basic tasks such as pulling stringers and making various types of basic beads. At the end of the course you will have made several styles of bead and be familiar with...
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Come and spend 3 hrs having addictive fun on my lamp....you will watch a demo of how to make glass beads in the flame and you will them be let lose on the torch to make your own. You can spend the entire time playing with glass, or split your time with flamework and making the beads into jewellery to take home. All materials and snacks supplied...........bring a friend and get 50% reduction for the...
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This is a 3 to 4 hour taster session to give you a sample of bead making, ideal if you want to have a go to see if lampworking is for you. All aspects of bead making for beginners will be covered, tools & equipment, health & safety, types of glass etc followed by demonstration of basic tasks such as pulling stringers and making a basic bead. At the end of the course you will...
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Beginners Lampworking Tuition at my studio in Bristol's city centre! I have been making glassware for 15 years and teaching adult classes for 5 years. Glass is an amazing material to work with and completely unique. Learn how to create glass beads in an in-depth one to one teaching environment. You will learn the skills necessary for: -Working the glass hot in the flame -Creating glass beads -Surface decoration
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Mini lampshade making is an ideal course for all abilities. You will make a set of 12 mini lampshades 7cm x 5cm using lampshade PVC, backed with either fabric or paper which can be customised with embellishments and shaping to create your own unique set to be used at any time of the year or for any function. The course takes place in my garden workshop in the beautiful Staffordshire village of Brewood situated just...
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This hot glass bead making workshop is offered for complete beginners and will cover all lampwork techniques used in creating beautiful and stylish glass beads from scratch. Dates are flexible - please get in touch with Pauline. Many people find that the one day course is not really enough and that taking both days together is a benefit (once you get a taste you are hooked!) so we do a special price of £290 for...
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Lampshade workshop is for 2.5 hours which takes place in the centre of Bristol at our airy, light and creative environment. Bookings for special events ie such as Hen Do or other groups can accommodate to max 6 people. It will cover guides to creating your very own fabric from start to professional finished modern drum lampshade which you can be proud of to take home with you.
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We offer a taster day workshop, with award-winning glass artist Sue Webb, to get you started making your own glass beads. You will learn a range of techniques, which you should be experienced enough to continue with after the course. This course runs regularly throughout the year. Please see our website for specific dates. What does the course cover? You will be introduced to all the equipment and safety procedures and then be shown how...
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My 3 hour lampwork taster course is very popular. We will be working in a fully equipped studio, with all of the necessary safety equipment. All materials will be supplied for you to make a good hand-full of unique glass beads. We cover many topics, including health and safety, bead making techniques, such as various decorating methods, annealing and cold-working. You will get to keep all of the beads you make, plus the beads I...