These bespoke jewellery workshops are lead by established jewellery designer Sheila Kerr. Sheila welcomes small groups (up to 4) into her professional jewellery making studio regularly.
With 29 years experience of teaching Sheila knows what she is doing! Several techniques will be explained and you will leave the workshop having made your own hand-crafted piece to one of Sheila's own bespoke designs.
This workshop will have you taking away a Sheila Kerr original design -...
Join Sarah Ames for a day of discovery and fun creating some lovely pieces using free machinery embroidery techniques incorporating hand stitch, applique and embellishment.
Freehand machine embroidery is amongst the favourite of techniques in the crafting world, it's easy, quick, effective and produces a great range of results.
Your day with Sarah will teach you all the basic skills you need to use freehand machining on a variety of projects.
(note : it must...
I'm Professionally trained By Annie Sloan in Paint Techniques using her famous and the original Chalk Paints. Over 8 years experience. 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 furniture.
Two Colour distressing,...
One day calligraphy workshops near Ely, Cambridgeshire, taught by a leading professional calligrapher, ANY scripts can be learned including the currently very popular 'modern' pointed pen calligraphy. suitable for all levels from beginner to advanced, flexible dates, approximately fortnightly, no commitment beyond each workshop. Intensive tuition for longer periods eg 5 days or more, available on request.
Small groups of 3-6.
Individual tuition with plenty of demonstration. Long-standing Fellow of the Calligraphy & Lettering Arts...
- Next course on 6th April 2019
Make your own scatter cushion in the surroundings of the inspiring Edwardian cotton mill. Learn how to sew the cushion with me, including adding a zip and button detail. Choose a feather filled or fibre insert. All fabrics included, choose from patterns and plains. Take home your scatter cushion to put in pride of place in your home.
Approx. size 44cm square
Make your own traditional wooden rake to take home.
This course is a great opportunity to learn new skills in a beautiful Woodland setting
Discover how to cleave the wood with a froe and shape with a drawknife and shave horse.
Have a go at making rake tines using the tine cutter.
This course will be run at our site near Warminster. Maximum course size 6 candidates
Introduction to Greenwood Craft - a weekend course
A 3 day course to introduce you to Green wood craft, using a Pole Lathe, basic craft tools and making simple rustic furniture.
Over the course, you will cover the following:
Be introduced to basic woodland management and spend part of the first day in the woodland learning how to fell and coppice small trees for greenwood craft and consider different types of native timbers [wood] and...
Learn how to make rings using traditional hand tools & jewellery making methods.
This one day course is a fun way to spend a day and at the end you will have a beautiful set of three silver stacking rings to take home.
This course is taught with demonstrations to a small group with individual attention being given to students where needed.
You can customise your design by adding texture if you want to or...
Deborah has over 30yrs of experience in the field of glass with visitors attending workshops from both the UK & overseas. Classes are delivered professionally but fun too! Homemade cakes and produce is all handmade on the family dairy farm adding a touch of luxury and comfort too.
1st day - what will I learn? Lots! All the basics of glass fusion inc: easy glass cutting, creating shapes, which glass to fire, tools & how...
I began teaching a few sculpture courses each summer over 4 years ago. It is nothing smart, only 4 people in my working studio at any time. There is often a vast mix of abilities, often no experience – sometimes a lot! There is always a lot to learn from another sculptors’ way of working, some things may be relevant!
We each start by rolling out a pancake of clay and making an owl, to...