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Beginners candlemaking workshop - Marlow, Buckinghamshire
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Beginners candlemaking workshop - Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Buckinghamshire - Next course on 31st August 2019
£55
We are the candle-making experience company. Come along to one of our workshops to understand more about the different types of candles that are sold in the UK, then learn the skills to make your own using natural soy and beeswax! This workshop will show you how to make beautiful container, floating and rolled candles. Choose from a variety of fragrances and dyes to personalise your very own candle range. Partly run by a “Chandler” (a professional candle-maker), this course will cover: -Introduction to candle-making through the ages -Overview of...
Knife Making and Bladesmith classes
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Knife Making and Bladesmith classes
Berkshire
£175
The one day knife making course is designed for beginners that have no or little experience in metalwork or blacksmithing. The course starts with a quick safety talk and a cup of coffee. Once we are all settled in the first task is to make a fire poker which will give everyone some hammering skills and a feel of how the material will react once its heated. The knife we make is a Viking one piece knife which is great piece for a beginner to work on as it have...
Candle making course - in the heart of the Ashdown Forest, Sussex
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Candle making course - in the heart of the Ashdown Forest, Sussex
Sussex - Next course on 21st September 2019
£85
Our course will offer a brief introduction to the history of candle making, an understanding of the types of waxes available and their advantages and disadvantages, how size and types of candle wick are also important, burn times and so on. We will then move on to the equipment necessary for both the hobbyist and those who are interested in a business opportunity. All the techniques will be explained and demonstrated, and common mistakes ironed out. Our hands-on course is designed with fun in mind for the whole family to...
Weekend introductory blacksmithing course 'B' at Quinnell School of Blacksmithing
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Weekend introductory blacksmithing course 'B' at Quinnell School of Blacksmithing
Surrey - Next course on 28th September 2019
£290
Our 'B' course is led by Ambrose Burne, who introduces his students to the basic operations with some set pieces; then it becomes more design-based and experimental, with an exploration of the students' own ideas developed with Ambrose's help. It’s a good idea - but not compulsory - to think about what you might want to make in advance, in very general terms – don’t be too ambitious - entrance gates really aren't a possibility! Ambrose teaches on the BA Degree course in Artist Blacksmithing at Hereford College of Arts,...
Weekend introductory blacksmithing course 'O' at Quinnell School of Blacksmithing
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Weekend introductory blacksmithing course 'O' at Quinnell School of Blacksmithing
Surrey - Next course on 6th September 2019
£340
The 'O' course is led by Peat Oberon, award-winning blacksmith, and inspiring and sympathetic teacher; assisted by Eamonn Kenward. The courses are suitable for absolute beginners, male or female, from the age of about 14 upwards; or for metalworkers seeking to gain a basic understanding of iron-forging. A place on one of Peat's courses makes a fabulous birthday, Christmas or anniversary present - some recipients have said it's the best present they've ever had! Classes are limited to 8 students, each with a fully-equipped workstation. Peat Oberon introduces students to...
'Bag in a Day' practical leather course
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'Bag in a Day' practical leather course
Oxfordshire - Next course on 5th October 2019
£145
Make a Bag in a Day - Craft it Yourself! This course is ideal for all, from beginners to confident makers. You will learn the basics of leather craft for accessories and be introduced to techniques including machine stitching on leather, hand finishing and hand cutting. You will also be working with the full spectrum of leather types from soft leathers and suedes to a hard sturdy veg tanned leather. This is a perfect introductory course to start your journey into leatherwork and bag making as you will experience the...
ColourWheel art classes for adults - Maidenhead
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ColourWheel art classes for adults - Maidenhead
Berkshire - Next course on 10th September 2019
£350
Classes are held in lovely venues - Norden Farm in Maidenhead on Tuesdays. Classes are fun and friendly, a place to learn and make new friends. There are 3 hour morning and afternoon classes to fit in with student’s schedules. You receive tuition and guidance from our excellent tutors allowing you to produce beautiful art using a variety of mediums over a 14 week period. We start with pencil drawing, setting the building blocks of skills for the course. We then work with charcoal, coloured inks, pastels both soft and...
Willow weaving - two gorgeous baskets -  with Wyldwood Willow
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Willow weaving - two gorgeous baskets - with Wyldwood Willow
Isle of Wight - Next course on 21st September 2019
£80
Willow Weaving Workshop with Wyldwood Willow Over this one or two day course (you choose!) we will produce some stylish and covertable baskets. Day One: Saturday – A willow framebasket Weave a traditional harvest basket just in time for Apples, Autumn berries or Fungi foraging! This is an old style of basket widely seen in French markets and made in a variety of ways across Europe. These rustic baskets are a wonderful addition to any kitchen garden and look great as an ornamental display. This is a basket woven on...
Glass fusing and slumping (warm glass) in the beautiful Kent Downs near Canterbury
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Glass fusing and slumping (warm glass) in the beautiful Kent Downs near Canterbury
Kent
£95
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 you need; our small class sizes mean that you won't have to queue for advice....
Chalk painting mega day furniture painting - one-to-one
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Chalk painting mega day furniture painting - one-to-one
Kent - Next course on 20th August 2019
£125
I'm professionally trained by Annie Sloan in paint techniques using her famous and the original chalk paints. I have over 8 years of experience and featured in Mollie Makes Magazine. I'm also a 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. You will learn techniques such as two colour distressing, ageing, textured, or a...

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