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Upcycling courses

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.

£125
Kent - Next course on 18th June 2019
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...
£89.95
Essex - Next course on 23rd June 2019
ShabbyAnd’s… Beginners Furniture Painting Workshop using Autentico Chalk Paints For many years, Ann Cope has been transforming thousands of pieces of furniture to great acclaim for clients and customers all over the Country. Her Colchester based business "ShabbyAnd…" is the leading supplier of Autentico Chalk Paint and Ann's workshops are regularly oversubscribed. All our courses are run at the “Furniture Painting School” founded by Ann Cope. If you’ve never experienced using chalk paint or you...
£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. With our teacher to student ratio of 1:5 we are able to cover a lot more material whilst providing you with more time with the teacher...
£80
Norfolk
One day mosaic courses in Sheringham for up to 3 students, to ensure individual attention. No drawing skills required ~ I can provide you with a variety of patterns to achieve stunning results! This is a chance to learn the basic techniques & experience some of the joys of working with these wonderful materials – glass, porcelain, china, mirror, ceramic, glass tessesrae (mosaic tiles) and many other ‘found’ materials. Also available :- Level 2 and...
£110
Derbyshire - Next course on 25th September 2019
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 or desk, 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...
£20
Derbyshire - Next course on 22nd June 2019
During this 2 hour workshop you will create your own mosaic from a selection of shapes using broken china, mosaic tiles and other reclaimed materials. Included in the course is everything you need for the project including an MDF base, or similar sized shape, pre-cut china, glue and other reclaimed materials. This is ideal for beginners and those who want to have a bit of fun no matter how creative you are (or not! )....
£30
Warwickshire - Next course on 9th July 2019
Are you ready to start your creative adventure? Come and spend a relaxing few hours learning about Powertex in a small group within a dedicated studio setting. We will be using notebooks, mirrors or mdf shapes, fabric and other 'findings' to create a unique project, which will be completed in time for you to take home. This is an ideal starting point for those wanting to go further on their Powertex journey. We will start...
£175
Gloucestershire
This one day course is designed to give the student all the fundamental practical skills needed to paint and upcycle furniture to a professional level. This along with the added woodcare knowledge will allow the students to sympathetically restore any piece of furniture whether it’s with paint or naturally. The student will bring a relatively small piece of furniture to work on which will go through my very own professional process. Acrylic eggshell will be...
£110
Derbyshire - Next course on 4th July 2019
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,...
£20
Herefordshire
Learn the collagraph printmaking process, using pieces of litter collected from rural Herefordshire and Worcestershire. Create textured prints using a hand operated roller press, then combine your collagraphs with hand drawn or painted detail, or take them home as is.

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