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Christmas courses

Christmas craft courses around the UK. Learn to make Christmas wreaths and decorations, needle-felt festive animals, blow glass baubles, make beautiful Christmas cards using printing or papercutting techniques, gift wrap like a pro and much more... Lots of festive creativity awaits you!

£99
Cheshire - Next course on 23rd February 2019
Learn Cold Process Soap Making with Multi Award Winning Soap Maker and Column Writer for Making Soap Magazine. If you are interested in making beautiful handmade soap from delicious natural ingredients then this course is for you. Using the traditional method of soap making and with a hands on practical approach you will make a selection of soaps to take home with you. All the soaps we make are Palm Oil Free and Vegan Friendly....
£95
Kent
Discover the wonderful world of fused glass in the beautiful medieval village of Chilham, in the heart of the Kent Downs area of outstanding natural beauty. Each full day of tuition costs only £95 and takes place in our new purpose built teaching studio. (Some of the photos show our previous, smaller studio right next door.) Courses generally start at 10am and continue until 5pm, though we're flexible. You'll be given as much help as...
£47
Cambridgeshire - Next course on 24th February 2019
Try needle felting with Żenia, an experienced teacher and fibre artist known as The Lady Moth. 24 February - Blue Tit - fully booked 10 March - 2D spring painting - wool picture - 2 spaces left 24 March - Duckling - fully booked 7 April - Bunny - sitting up design - fully booked Please contact me to book if workshop not listed on Etsy. Dates for more future workshops are being currently set...
£85
Midlothian - Next course on 9th March 2019
Alien spoons? Well, only because it a memorable name and some of the knive grasps feel a bit alien to start with. You will soon get to grips with them and the focus of this workshop is learning to use safe carving techniques with hand tools - the axe, straight knives and hook knives. Perhaps also use a drawknife on a shave horse if you want to. By following good technique you will avoid injuries...
£45
Essex
We discuss the theory of 4 different waxes (gel, soy, paraffin, beeswax), labelling, both regulatory, and decoratively, different wicks, health and safety, how to heat the wax safely, the different fragrance and colouring choices and how to apply them. Differences in containers, techniques and troubleshooting and finally, equipment needed with pro's and cons. For the practical side, you will make a candle in a teacup & saucer and decorate a pillar candle, and tea lights....
£30
Warwickshire
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...
£130
Cheshire - Next course on 12th October 2019
No previous experience is needed! This is all about getting into the Christmas spirit and as this course is always in such high demand we are putting on dates for throughout December. Our studio looks, smells and sounds of all things Christmas, guaranteeing you a wonderful day of festive fun, laughter and creativity. You’ll be designing your own beautiful bespoke decorations, learning to cut glass and experiment with sparkle and colour using decorative inclusions. You...
£150
Leicestershire
1 day course available to one or two people starting from 10am to 4/5pm on average. I cover all the basic forging practices required to start Blacksmithing as a hobby such as drawing out to a taper, scrolling, set downs, punching, cutting with a chisel and twisting. We can make something on the day such as a poker or a blacksmith knife. Please remember its a social environment of learning for the day and so...
£180
Wiltshire
Dilys Fisher of Rosy M Design has been running enamelling courses since 2005. This is a wonderful ancient craft where enamel powder (ground glass) is applied to copper and is then fired in a kiln for approx. 1 minute until the enamel becomes molten and attaches to the copper. If 3 students book together its £60 each, 2 students £90 each or 1 student £180. Courses are suitable for both complete beginners and those with...
£65
South Yorkshire
A fun session for the festive season, learning the skill of hand piercing, with silversmith Charlotte Tollyfield, to produce unique copper creations for the tree or as an ideal token gift to commemorate the year. You will be greeted by Charlotte at the entrance to the Persistence Works studio building, where her workshop is based, in the heart of Sheffield, who will accompany you to her studio where you will start the day with an...