Create your own footstool using paint and upholstery. No experience needed, your tutor Steph will guide you through from choosing colours to go with your fabric, the application of the paint and waxes, upholstering and finishing your footstool.
What you need to bring: 1 metre of light upholstery fabric
What is provided? All the materials you need including the frame, tools to use, fire retardant interliner and trim to finish. Lots of tea, coffee and...
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...
I'm professionally trained By Annie Sloan in paint techniques using her famous and the original Chalk Paints. I have over 8 years of experience and featured in Mollie Makes Magazine. I'm also trained in Interior Design so I can give tips and ideas on your up and coming projects in your home.
You can learn how to use different techniques with chalk paint and how to achieve a professional finish for all of your old...
Make your own scatter cushion in the surroundings of the inspiring Edwardian cotton mill. Learn how to sew the cushion with me, including adding a zip and button detail. Choose a feather filled or fibre insert. All fabrics included, choose from patterns and plains. Take home your scatter cushion to put in pride of place in your home.
Approx. size 44cm square
This 8 week course will be teaching you how to achieve more emotion in your work. Closely looking at how colour theory is used to create a desired mood. Learning how to see values and making them work for you. A real insight into the importance of structure, light, and pigments. How they affect each other.
A play with oils and mediums.
Finishing with a final piece along side a personal sample booklet to use...
Pique Assiette translates as ‘Thief of Plates’ - this is the chance to use all those bits and pieces you’ve been collecting over the years: the pieces of china you dug up, the buttons you didn’t like to throw away, the shells and pebbles – whatever you can come up with! You’ll learn how to choose the correct adhesives and grouts, how to cut mosaic pieces to make different patterns and designs, and apply your...
- Next course on 27th April 2019
Learn to upholster a beautiful footstool on a two day course in Stockport. BBC 1 Money for Nothing Upholsterer Simion Hawtin-Smith is now offering courses.
Designed in the Reloved workshop, courses will teach students traditional and modern upholstery skills, paint techniques, and much more. Based at Reloved Works in Bredbury Greater Manchester studio, classes will be small and friendly. Students will have plenty of time with Simion, helping them to gain valuable knowledge to begin...
Learn how to weave using a wooden frame lap loom. Students will learn how to make their own fabric, warp their own loom, finish and create their own woven wall-hanging or decorative fabric. The project will have a focus on texture, pattern and colour where all materials will be included.
Meet the Tutor
Alice Hume is a Textile Artist who graduated from Winchester School of Art with a degree in Textile Design: Woven Textiles. She...
The two day stained glass workshop is an amazing way to start your journey into the addictive world of stained glass.
The two day workshop is divided with four key activities :
Day 1: Day one is an important session as you will get the opportunity to learn the following:
1. Pattern selection.
2. Glass selection.
3. Familiarisation of tools.
4.Cutting glass and familiarisation of different angles and styles of cutting.
5. Grinding cut glass...
I am City & Guilds trained and qualified in soft furnishing making and hold Level 3 Award in Education & Training. I will teach you how to make bespoke soft furnishings to a professional standard.
These 2 workshops are more suitable for those with some sewing experience.
You will learn how to produce professionally finished curtains, considered to be "high end" luxury. Following traditional techniques, they are predominantly hand sewn with weighted hems...