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17 toys and automata workshops found

You may also be interested in: Christmas | Knitting & crochet | Needle felting | Sewing | Wood carving | Woodwork
Learn to craft handmade toys, dolls, puppets and teddy bears at creative workshops around the UK or find automata making workshops. Toys can be unique and beautiful collectors' items or child's play things... or even both, like a traditional rocking horse!
Learn to make Amigurami toys
Silver AWARD
Learn to make Amigurami toys
West Yorkshire
£20
On our learn to make Amigurumi toys workshop you will learn how to create a magic circle, how to form the toy and how to change colours. Participants should already be able to do basic crochet stitches. This workshop does not include materials, but they will be available to purchase on the day if you wish to do so.
Introduction to needle felting
Introduction to needle felting
North Yorkshire - Next course on 28th September 2019
£40
Make and take home a charming little teddy bear on this morning tutorial, 9am to 1pm. All materials will be included, full information and instructions.
Professional puppet making workshops
Silver AWARD
Professional puppet making workshops
Hertfordshire
£65
From parents to grandparents, entertainers to teachers, come and enjoy our puppet making workshops, even those who find arts and crafts hard. Our puppets can be your answer to helping you in working with children. With a little bit of help, whatever your skill level, you can make a professional puppet and then take it home. A puppet you can be proud of! If you need help choosing a theme or an idea just ask us and we can help or just use your imagination. If it's a team building/party...
Felt Doll Making Day
Bronze AWARD
Felt Doll Making Day
West Midlands
£69
Come on this fabulous 1 day doll making workshop and take home a beautiful handmade doll. You will learn hand sewing, attaching body parts, making clothes and attaching hair. All materials used are vegan freindly. No previous experience required as full tuition will be provided on the day. 50% deposit required on booking, the remainder payable on the day.
Christmas Fairy Workshop
Platinum AWARD
Christmas Fairy Workshop
Kent - Next course on 10th November 2019
£75
Spend a day making your very own Christmas Fairy / Angel to adorn your Christmas tree or as a stand-alone Christmas decoration. Choose from a selection of beautiful fabrics, laces, ribbons, beads…or bring something personal to you to incorporate - a favourite handkerchief, beads from a broken necklace etc. Create a beautiful new addition to your home at Christmas.
Making Christmas angels
Platinum AWARD
Making Christmas angels
Kent - Next course on 10th November 2019
£75
Spend a day making your very own Christmas Fairy/Angel to adorn your Christmas tree or as a stand alone Christmas decoration. Choose from a selection of beautiful fabrics, laces, ribbons, beads…or bring something personal to you to incorporate - a favourite handkerchief, beads from a broken necklace etc. Create a beautiful new addition to your home at Christmas.
Doll Workshop in Keswick
Doll Workshop in Keswick
Cumbria
£85
One day course to learn how to make a basic fabric/rag doll, that include body, hair, face and dress. All materials included, i.e: fabric for doll body, fabrics for dress and underwear, ribbons, buttons, paper flowers and bids, elastic, especial pens for face and patterns, yarns for hair, filling, and the pattern will be provided. You must have some experience with a sewing machine 🧵and preferably bring along your own sewing machine, however if you don’t have a sewing machine I can provide one. Limited space!! So run!!! The only...
Needle felted hares / bunnies (1 day) in the Peak District
Gold AWARD
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Needle felted hares / bunnies (1 day) in the Peak District
Derbyshire - Next course on 27th March 2020
£95
A tactile 1-day workshop exploring 3D needle felting techniques. Von will introduce you to the basic methods of dry felting natural wool fibre. By forming simple shapes and joining them together you will begin to build your soft animal structure. Different shades can be mixed or overlapped to produce markings. The addition of ears and eyes, a tail and nose will complete your creature and bring him/her life. Mad March hares or Easter Bunnies, your adorable little sculpture will be a talking point for years to come. Suitable for all...
Beginners bearmaking course
Bronze AWARD
(4)
Beginners bearmaking course
Northamptonshire
£95
This one-day course will teach you everything you know to make your very first teddy bear: Laying out your pattern Cutting out Sewing the pieces together Stuffing Closing seams Jointing Creating your bears face- eyes nose smile Attaching ears They are run by Sally Thomas, award-winning international teddy bear artist and former proprietor of Bear with Me, a teddy bear shop in Northamptonshire. These day courses, from 9-4 will be held at my home. From January 2019 on Tuesdays starting from 15th January. I am flexible and can accommodate 2...
Doll making course in London
Bronze AWARD
(1)
Doll making course in London
London - Next course on 13th October 2019
£95
On this two day course you will create a handmade waldorf doll in a choice of patterns and skin colours, using all natural materials including organic stuffing wool. We will shape the head with tubular bandage and binding string, sew on the face fabric with no wrinkles, embroider the simple features and sew the hair into a crocheted cap. You will be well supported in a small group led by an experienced doll maker and teacher of over 30 similar workshops. Beginners are welcome. This is a two day course,...

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