MAKE, PAINT and UPHOLSTER
Learn to upholster your very own footstool using modern techniques and materials. Learn how to paint the legs for your stool using the amazing Frenchic Furniture Paint to match or contrast with your fabric. All in a fun and friendly environment here in Wimborne, Dorset and all under the watchful eye of our Master Upholsterer.
All you need to bring is a smile and 1 meter of fabric.
Needle felting starter class, create your own animal puppy or penguin please enquire for details. Fun relaxed environment to try and a develop a new skill.
There is an additional charge if you wish to keep the equipment. Spaces are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.
It is very exciting to be able to offer this new Silver Jewellery Making course at 'White Stones Studios' on Portland. Over the five week course students will be taught all about piercing, texturing, forming and soldering silver. There will be an introduction to stone setting and you will be designing and creating a silver ring, bangle or pendant.
Making silver jewellery is a hobby in which there is so much to learn. Students will...
Make your own small shoulder bag from leather with no stitching. Using only rivets and lacing techniques this is a great introduction to leatherwork.
You will be able to choose from a selection of Italian vegetable tanned leather and to emboss it with your name or other words to personalise it.
The bags are small shoulder style bags, made from hard vegetable tanned leather and are unlined. You can also make stitchless small leather goods...
On this one-day course, the techniques of layering and stitching fabrics that I have developed will be used to build up a landscape. Learn how to use colour and texture to create depth, using a simple running stitch on either an electric or hand sewing machine.
No specific sewing skills or sophisticated machines are needed for this technique but by incorporating drawing and painting, you will be sure of making original and unique work as...
The ottoman, a large footstool can also double up as a coffee table. Students on the course will learn traditional and modern upholstery skills, including slip stitching and making the buttons. Paint techniques are also taught using Reloved vintage paints.
East Riding of Yorkshire
- Next course on 8th June 2019
Full day creative workshop. We will use coloured merino tops, silk, dyed locks and Angelina to create gorgeous 3 dimensional wet felt flowers. We will then use silk cocoons, ribbons and beads to give a professional finish.
By the end of the session you will have:
Learnt about the process of making wet felt
Made two or three wet felt flowers in different styles
Embellished at least one of your flowers using beads, ribbon, embroidery...
The course runs 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.
Topics covered include:
- Annie Sloan Chalk Paint uses
- Application techniques
- Colour blending
- Wax use & application
- Finishes including crackled effect, distressing, two tone and washes
Stephanie is your tutor for the day, she has a relaxed and...
A 2 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:
1. Consider different types of native timbers [wood] and what you can make from it.
2. Be introduced to the various types of tools used in Greenwood Craft, and how to use them.
3. Learn the art of 'Cleaving or Reaving' from Hazel rods...
In this basic introduction to oil painting you'll leave feeling confident and ready to use oil paints, mediums, brushes and painting surfaces, ready to tackle your favourite subjects in an exciting medium!
Suitable for beginners and people wishing to 'brush up' on their painting skills.