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Upcycling courses, classes and workshops taught all across the UK. Upcycling is all the rage right now in Britain! From clothing to furniture this eco-trend is all about creating your own unique style from cast-offs! Have great fun and be inspired by the myriad ways you can re-use unwanted stuff. Our upcycling courses introduce you to fantastic ways to transform unwanted things into something to cherish. This is a great way to spend time with a group of friends and create new ideas for your wardrobe and home - all from things you used to throw in the bin.

£60
Lancashire - Next course on 20th June 2018
You will make a mosaic plaque or heart on this course which will take place in Historic Higherford Mill, Barrowford. A hub of creativity housing lots of different Artists. I aim to provide an inspiring and uplifting workshop with fuel for ideas taken from the large range of mosaic tesserae provided. Ideal for total beginners or the more experienced. For other mosaic projects please check out my other pages. This course will run on demand...
£125
Gloucestershire - Next course on 19th June 2018
Our courses are aimed at those of you who have never painted furniture before, or who have flirted-with but would like to develop their skills. The courses will cover the most basic techniques, along with a generous dose of furniture painting ideas in a relaxed manner. The intention is to cover everything that you need to know to get started in re-styling furniture and the workshop will be very many hands on. Whether you just...
£99.95
Essex - Next course on 25th July 2018
ShabbyAnd’s… Advance Furniture Painting Workshop using Autentico Special Effects Looking paint. If you’ve been on the beginners workshop, you’ll know that the workshops are a great way of learning new skills. To a New level and beyond….. Autentico advance techniques workshop will take your furniture to the next level. Ann our Shabby Queen will show you how to use different techniques using other Autentico mediums to create some stunning effects. All of our workshops are...
£70
Devon - Next course on 1st July 2018
During this extended 1-day session you will learn the craft of glass etching with a chemical cream, then use the technique to decorate your own stunning glass and metal lantern (I also offer a 3-hr session, please see my other listings on craftcourses.com). I will begin the session by introducing a range of simple techniques to create and apply your own stencil design, then demonstrate the use of glass etching cream. This process is very...
£120
Norfolk - Next course on 21st June 2018
This course is delivered by a qualified instructor who has over 8yrs of teaching experience in Further Education and trade skills, experience and qualifications in Furniture/Cabinet Making, Furniture Restoration as well as Carpentry and Joinery. Do you… …like to see new life brought back into old and boring furniture? …have an interest in distressed painted wooden items? …lack experience working with wood or painting it but would love to learn more? If you answered yes...
£110
Derbyshire - Next course on 21st June 2018
Whether you want to upholster an old foot stall, recover and revise a lampshade and stand, use decoupage to create a quirky chest of drawers, make a roman blind or simply learn to use a sewing machine....this is the workshop for you! Lucy has oodles of skills and ideas to inspire you! From decoupage, paint effects, fabric application and quirky design concepts, this workshop will give you the skills and inspiration to transform your interior...
£140
Essex
Here, at Allied Welding, we are pleased to offer an insight into the vast world of both Arc & MIG welding. Ideal for people who like the idea of being able to weld, but do not want to commit to a lengthy course over many hours and several sessions. The idea is to take enthusiastic people (male or female) that have never welded before or that just want to brush up on their skills over...
£140
Hampshire - Next course on 21st July 2018
"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...
£69
Hampshire - Next course on 30th June 2018
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 - Stencilling - Texturing - Finishes including crackled effect, distressing, two tone and washes Stephanie is your tutor for the day, she has a relaxed and...
£69
Surrey - Next course on 8th September 2018
Learn how to transform furniture using chalk paint Come along and learn how to use this incredible paint, then go away inspired to tackle your projects at home. This is a friendly and relaxed furniture painting workshop set in the gorgeous Summerhouse at Packhouse. During this 3 hour course step by step instruction will be given along with an instruction sheet and the chance to ask any questions. You will have a chance to experiment...