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Soap making workshop - make soap with plant-based ingredients
Platinum AWARD
(197)
Soap making workshop - make soap with plant-based ingredients
Cheshire - Next course on 17th August 2019
£99
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. Private group bookings are available by separate arrangement. Ideal for birthdays, hen days, activity days,...
Container candlemaking course with afternoon tea
Platinum AWARD
(70)
Container candlemaking course with afternoon tea
West Yorkshire - Next course on 22nd September 2019
£65
Do you want to learn a new skill? Stuck for a fun Christmas gift? Then join us for a fun and friendly workshop in container candle making at Crafters Cottage just outside Holmfirth. Learn how to make exquisite gifts for family & friends. Brides & bridesmaids learn how to make your own wedding decorations & favours. Or maybe you would like to start your own artisan business? Whatever the reason, you are very welcome to join us for an informative and fun workshop in the heart of the Summer Wine...
Two day leather work course - bag making
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(63)
Two day leather work course - bag making
Lancashire - Next course on 17th August 2019
£250
As featured on Made in Great Britain on BBC2, learn traditional leatherwork skills at Diamond Awl Workshop. On our two day leather bag making course you will have the choice of making either a messenger bag, tote bag or postal bag. No prior leatherwork experience is needed as you will learn all the core leatherwork skills plus additional techniques that are relevant to the more complex process of leather bag making. You will leave the course having made your very own bag using high quality vegetable tanned leather and metal...
Hand sewn mohair bear making weekend in Cumbria
Gold AWARD
(13)
Hand sewn mohair bear making weekend in Cumbria
Cumbria - Next course on 12th October 2019
£99
Come join Lyn of Boo Bears, on a fun two day workshop to hand stitch your own collectable bear. 9.30am - Coffee and choose Mohair, cut out and start sewing midday day - buffet lunch (included) 4pm - finish (may have some homework to finish off) Same timings Sunday, we will be stuffing, jointing, pulling eyes in, constructing and sewing up the bears to take home at 4pm. Lyn has taught over 70 people to make many mohair creations. The bears are approximately 5", you will have a choice of...
Introduction to glass fusing at the Cheshire School of Glass
Platinum AWARD
(19)
Introduction to glass fusing at the Cheshire School of Glass
Cheshire - Next course on 24th August 2019
£155
If you’ve never worked with glass before and want to start from the very basics, then this is the course for you. We’ll show you the primary techniques involved in cutting, shaping and assembling glass, use of inclusions, how the kiln is programmed and also take a look at slumping. You’ll be creating your own designs, and we’ll make time for looking at our rich resource of glass books and enjoy a fabulous lunch. Experience: None required What you’ll need: A sturdy pair of shoes (nothing open-toed)
Dry stone walling for beginners - 2 days including artisan locally sourced lunch. A fun, informal and uplifting experience for all. Cheshire, Derbyshire and Lancashire.
Silver AWARD
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Dry stone walling for beginners - 2 days including artisan locally sourced lunch. A fun, informal and uplifting experience for all. Cheshire, Derbyshire and Lancashire.
Derbyshire - Next course on 12th October 2019
£149
Would you, your friends or your family enjoy a fun and informal session building a real dry stone wall in a stunning countryside setting? Get out in the fresh air, be next to nature, and restore an important feature that defines the British landscape. Dry stone walling is a positive and relaxing experience which promotes mindfulness and boosts wellbeing in an inspirational, natural environment. Delivered by highly qualified craftsmen and instructors, these events span over two days. They are open to all abilities and ages, and involve the rebuilding of...
Natural soap & cosmetic products workshop with lunch & refreshments throughout the day
Platinum AWARD
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Natural soap & cosmetic products workshop with lunch & refreshments throughout the day
West Yorkshire - Next course on 24th August 2019
£75
Would you like to make your own natural skincare products? Jools ran her own organic skincare company for several years creating a range of natural cosmetics and she is willing to share all of that information with you. On the course you will learn how to produce: Natural soap bars with embedded effects Fragranced fizzy bath bombs Body butters using aromatherapy & fragrance oils Therapeutic bath salts Moisturising lip scrubs Sugared body scrub This course will enable you to tailor make products for yourself, family and friends or to start...
Dry stone walling course Lancashire/Yorkshire/Manchester/Leeds/Sheffield/North West
Gold AWARD
(16)
Dry stone walling course Lancashire/Yorkshire/Manchester/Leeds/Sheffield/North West
Greater Manchester - Next course on 21st September 2019
£179.99
Two day dry stone walling courses on Saddleworth Moor, plus locations throughout the North and close enough for people in the Midlands. This course is designed for people who are going to actually build or repair a wall on their own land or in their garden. If you are building or repairing your own wall, then you want to know that it will be 100% right. We teach to a very high standard for an introductory course and make sure you go home knowing precisley what to do. When you...
Carving & sculpture workshops
Silver AWARD
(6)
Carving & sculpture workshops
Cheshire
£180
Learn how to carve in a single day with one-to-one tuition. A one day course specifically aimed at complete beginners with no previous knowledge. Learn how to carve a relief in wood or stone in a single day, (the very foundation of all sculpture in the round) with highly personal one to one tuition in the beautiful surroundings of the Peak District National Park. One to one tuition is by far the best and quickest way to learn a new skill, without the usual distractions of a group situation. This...
Natural (cold process) soap making workshop with afternoon tea
Platinum AWARD
(11)
Natural (cold process) soap making workshop with afternoon tea
West Yorkshire - Next course on 17th August 2019
£65
Would you like to make soap using ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen or garden? Then come along and join Jools in her fun filled workshop. Jools is Cert Ed qualified and has run her own natural cosmetics company for a number of years and has an enormous passion for all things natural. On the course you will learn to tailor make soap for yourself, family and friends or to start your own small business using all natural ingredients and essential oils. This course is perfect for the...

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