Patterns of the Alhambra
with Daniel Docherty
The Andalusian Nasrid masterpiece the Alhambra has for centuries proved a rich source of inspiration for artists, scientists, mathematicians and poets.
The human soul has an inherent yearning for the True, the Beautiful and the Good;
tourists flock in the millions annually to experience these timeless principles present in the patterns and architectural proportions of this magnificent palace.
Participants will develop an impressive portfolio of...
Wall-Hanging Weave Workshop
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:...
Whilst making a candle in a teacup & saucer and decorating a pillar candle, and some tea lights, you will be surrounded by the beautiful Essex countryside in a village setting. After cups of tea (and or coffee/cold drinks) & posh biscuits! And you have finished your class, you will take away your goodies, in a hand-decorated gift bag that we have done specially for you! Our workshops are fun, friendly, informative and inspiring, we...
Create a Fantastic Felt Picture. This workshop is suitable for beginners and for those with some experience. Learn to paint with wool!
All you need to bring is an inspirational picture, you will be taught wet and dry felting techniques to create your picture and basic needle felting to add further details to finish your picture at home. Each process will be demonstrated and taught in simple steps for you to follow.
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,...
The course runs 2 - 5pm 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. All materials are provided and refreshments included, we work on a board that you can take away with you (along with your goody bag!) topics covered include:
Annie Sloan Chalk Paint uses
Stencils & layering
I am City & Guilds trained and qualified in soft furnishing making and hold Level 3 Award in Education & Training. I will teach you how to make soft furnishings to a professional standard.
These 2 workshops are suitable for students with minimal sewing experience. You can find further information on my website via the link above.
Machine made lined curtains
I will teach you all the skills necessary to construct lined curtains to a...
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.
Here is a summary of all needle felting dates with Annis in 2017
Herdwick doorstop in Needle felt Mon 30 March ~ Thur 20 April...
You get to decoupage a white frame with a mirror insert, a white wooden coat hanger and a candle, using serviettes. This is an enjoyable and relaxing class, for all levels of craft experience. The class, includes many techniques and tips, to achieve, beautifully decorated items that you keep. The items can be decorated using matching or different serviettes, and can be for your own home or as gifts.
Our Traditional Lampshade Making Workshop is suitable for anyone wishing to learn for pleasure or business.
There are many styles of lampshades and lots of frames available but there are three main types of lampshades: tailored, pleated and a hard or firm frame.
This practical hands-on 2 day workshop covers all the traditional skills required to make a unique hand stitched, tailored or pleated lampshade. You will learn how to choose your frame and suitable...