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Learn card making from the experienced card making tutors. Use your style and creativity to make greeting cards for any occasion on these enjoyable courses, classes and workshops. Learn how to make cards which your family and friends will love!

Next course on 7th October 2017
We are independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrators in Portsmouth, UK, nuts about crafting and secret hoarders – hence the name, Stampin’ Squirrels! We hope to share our love of crafting combined with Stampin' Up and hopefully inspire you to join in and create your own craft projects. We regularly run demonstrations, craft crops, workshops and technique classes in the Portsmouth / Hampshire area. Please contact us for more information about our 2017 Stampin' Squirrels events. Workshops,...
Next course on 3rd October 2017
Click through top left hand link to our own website to see remaining 2017 Quirky courses and by using the 'keep me posted' icon you will receive the new 2018 course list when it is released in early November. Many of our early courses get booked up for Christmas presents. One day Reduction Linocut printmaking with Janet Dickson We are delighted that Janet has agreed to travel from her Northumberland home & print studio to...
Click through top left hand link to our own website to see remaining 2017 Quirky courses and by using the 'keep me posted' icon you will receive the new 2018 course list when it is released in early November. Many of our early courses get booked up for Christmas presents. Discovering Pen and Wash, also known as 'Watercolour & Ink' Christmas Card making course This day will touch on colour mixing and using watercolours and...
Encaustic Art for beginners is focused on learning the basics of using the iron to melt waxes, create abstracts, patterns, landscapes, fantasy images, use with stamps and interweave with your own existing creative interests and skills. Introduction of the low-heat Stylus tool for graphical details. It's a lot of fun and creativity can be quite unexpected. You don't need to be able to paint or draw but it helps if you are open to the...
Learn to paint simply, using a dotting tool and paints, very therapeutic and relaxing. I clues full kit to use during class and take home to play. Six acrylic paints, DVD , brushes and dotty tool. Everything you need to get started.
SEWING BEE Thursdays 10.30am - 12.30 noon Learn how to use a sewing machine and hand stitch, make your own wardrobe, repair, embellish, & customise your clothing. Make cards, unique gifts and other items for the home. Friendly small group with mixed abilities, all welcome £20 per person
With her appearance on the BBC's 'Make! Craft Britain', tutor Christine Green has put paper cutting firmly in the middle of the crafting map. This course will introduce you to a variety of cutting techniques and methods of creating cut-outs in 3D. You will master how to design with cutting in mind, and how to use a scalpel accurately and to great effect. Using creative hand lettering or pictorial designs, you will produce at least...
Next course on 2nd December 2017
This is intended to be an enjoyable and informal Saturday workshop to help you create your own cards and gift tags for Christmas. The class is taught by two experienced calligraphers who also run both traditional and modern calligraphy classes. The class is primarily aimed at those with some calligraphy experience - either traditional or modern, but we will accept a small number of complete beginners. Beginners will spend the morning learning the basics through...
One day paper cutting workshop with artist Lois Cordelia. Welcome to the magical world of paper-cutting. We begin with a richly illustrated world tour of paper-cutting traditions, to set our workshop in context. Using a Swann-Morton scalpel, Lois Cordelia will then demonstrate the basic techniques of knife paper-cutting before introducing a range of templates on which to base a design, whether meticulously intricate, or bold and minimalistic. Feel free to bring some of your own...
Next course on 28th September 2017
We will be printing using Annie sloan Chalk Paint, wooden Blocks, rubber stamps and other methods for fun. Jewellery making, decoupage, glass painting A real starter course, experimenting with different products. If you love Pinterest you'll love this weekly workshop. suitable for beginners. We will be printing onto cards, paper and a tote bag. For our regulars we will change the projects and incorporate up and coming trends. We also hold Jewellery, furniture up-cycling, Decoupage...