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.
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 may choose to cut their own intricate designs!
Once you know the...
You will learn Batik techniques and take away some small practice samples and a completed piece approx 16 inch x 16 inch in 100% cotton. this size is suitable to make a cushion cover or looks great in a boxed frame. But I also have a variety of different shaped frames to choose from. When completed they look fabulous when framed.
Batik is an ancient method that uses hot wax and batik fabric...
- Next course on 2nd February 2019
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
Professionally Trained By Annie Sloan in Paint Techniques using her famous and the original Chalk Paints. Over 7 years experience.
Learn how to use different techniques with chalk paint and how to achieve a professional finish for all of your old furniture.
Two Colour distressing, Ageing, textured, crackle look. How to use the clear and dark wax with confidence.
A tailor made course to give you confidence in painting your own furniture. We will paint...
- Next course on 26th January 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...
Make sure you choose the correct day for the animal on the following days :
Needle felt Hares are longer days 9.30 -5.30/6pm.
Fri 1 March; Mon 27 May; Sun 23rd June 2019
Wed 27 March; 28 Sept 2019
Sun 7 April
Family of Owls:
Fri 21 June
Prickles the Hedgehog:
Fri 9 August
More dates may be available on our website, see the pink link above.
Lucy runs her Interior design and soft furnishing workshops and business from her 17th Century colourful home in the Derbyshire Dales.
A taste of Interior Design: An inspirational workshop mixing both theory and practical tasks.
Are you looking to re-design your home, interested in a new hobby, or simply want a bit of time to be creative....
Lucy has hand picked all of her favorite parts from her 10 week course at Nottingham Trent University,...
Create a beautiful intricate macrame pot hanger on handmade recycled copper stands. Learn how to do half hitch, flat knots, half knots and other various techniques. Embellish with wooden beads and different textured cotton string to make your piece unique.
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 also had the opportunity to study Woven Design at the...
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...