"The Complete Chair Makeover" workshop in which we revive a vintage chair with Annie Sloan chalk paint & upholstery. It's a full day and great fun, places are limited to 5 per course so it's ideal for friends to book and come along together!
Stephanie (the proprietor of La Di Da and avid upcycler) runs the course and will guide you through step by step. She has a relaxed and friendly style of teaching. A...
Have you got a piece of furniture that looks a little dull or out-dated? Do you fancy being creative? We have designed an inspirational course that's just for you! With over 20 years of interior design experience from show houses to private clients Sarah is now the owner of ReVamp Boutique, a small company in Essex who upcycle, repurpose and redesign furniture. During this 2 Day workshop you will be base painting and decoupaging a...
The course runs in our studio near to our shop in Bridge St, Andover. We start with tea & coffee and a chat through projects that you have planned.
Topics covered include:
- Annie Sloan Chalk Paint uses
- Application techniques
- Colour blending
- Wax use & application
- Finishes including crackled effect, distressing, two tone and washes
Stephanie is your tutor for the day, she has a relaxed and...
Half day or full day workshops are available and Ideal for beginners to more advanced felters.
You will learn to needle felt a small animal or a lovely picture using woolly fibres and a barbed felting needle. with small stabbing actions you will knit the fibres into a form that will grow very quickly into an animal of your choice. You will sculpt and form it alongside a very experienced feltmaker to create a unique...
Powertex Art Journal Workshop is a very creative class that will introduce you to the magic of Powertex. This workshop will open your eyes to the endless opportunities to create. You will learn how to use Powertex, sculp fabric and reuse, recycle and upcycle different materials to create beautiful and unique piece of art that you will take home with you. All art journals are A5 size.
Powertex is a very versatile product. Once you...
Join Sarah Ames for a day of discovery and fun creating some lovely pieces using free machinery embroidery techniques incorporating hand stitch, applique and embellishment.
Freehand machine embroidery is amongst the favourite of techniques in the crafting world, it's easy, quick, effective and produces a great range of results.
Your day with Sarah will teach you all the basic skills you need to use freehand machining on a variety of projects.
(note : it must...
I'm Professionally trained By Annie Sloan in Paint Techniques using her famous and the original Chalk Paints. Over 8 years experience. 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 furniture.
Two Colour distressing,...
Learn from textile artist Ruth Parkinson-Johns the art of stitch techniques and textile manipulation. This is a 10 week course, running throughout the year on Friday afternoons at Inkberrow Design Centre in Redditch.
Learn textile drawing & sketching with visiting textile artist Ruth Parkinson-Johns
this is a course for those who are passionate about creative textiles .You will work with mixed media techniques, fabric decoration to include some dyeing and printing. Followed by stitching with...
This new design covers a wide range of basic embroidery stitches to create a pleasing cottage garden scene. It is stitched on even weave linen and can be finished your own choice of lining fabric and ribbon, this will be stitched over a 12 week course. The class runs from 1-3pm weekly.
3 Week Course - Every Wednesday 10.30am-1pm
This beginner’s course is a great way to get started in understanding and learning the simple basic techniques of crochet.
During the course you will learn to
- Hold the yarn and hook
- How to cast on
- Double crochet / treble crochet / slip stitch plus other stitches
- Learn to read a chart and patterns
- How to change colours
At the end of the...