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Highland stool making course - Scottish Highlands
Gold AWARD
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Highland stool making course - Scottish Highlands
Moray - Next course on 21st August 2019
£180
2020 Dates coming soon!!!!! Visit my website and subscribe to my newsletter to hear about course dates first. Come and spend a relaxing time in the woods learning new skills and meeting new folk the green wood way. Green woodworking is a traditional practice using fresh wood still full of sap allowing the tools to split,slice,shave and cleave through the wood with ease. We will use techniques that have been developed over hundreds of years, that are in harmony with the nature and qualities of the wood itself. No prior...
Leathercraft in Linwood - basic skills class
Bronze AWARD
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Leathercraft in Linwood - basic skills class
Renfrewshire - Next course on 7th September 2019
£95
This all day course takes you through the main skills needed to design and make simple leather items. We'll start with a belt or dog collar - cutting out leather, preparing the strap, practise tooling and stamping then design and decorate and staining the belt before making it up. The second part of the day will be spent designing a small bag or purse which we will prepare and decorate before stitching, staining and finishing. This is a chance to learn an exciting new skill! Many of our students have...
Cyanotype prints
Silver AWARD
Cyanotype prints
Perthshire - Next course on 31st August 2019
£50
Create stunning cyanotype prints – You learn various techniques throughout the day. You’ll use seasonal plants and flowers to create your collages, buttons and lace too. You will also try out drawing your designs to transfer into cyanotype print. At the end of the session, you’ll take home five individual prints on A4 sized cotton with your various designs. They’ll look great on the wall at home or even get creative afterwards with a sewing machine. Cyanotype printmaking needs plenty of sunlight… in Scotland this can be tricky, we will...
Tiara making workshop at Sheila Kerr Jewellery, Irvine
Bronze AWARD
Tiara making workshop at Sheila Kerr Jewellery, Irvine
Ayrshire
£165
Learn all the skills and techniques so that you can create your own wedding tiara/headpiece. Or why not make it for a friend or as a gift? Skills learned: wirework, twisting wire, threading crystals, beads and pearls, adding crystal brooches, design skills. The course lasts for a full day and is run by Sheila Kerr, a fully qualified lecturer. Sheila has designed the course herself and the projects are her own designs. The day starts at 10.00 am with a break for lunch and finishes at 4.00 pm. Cost for...
Bespoke candle making workshop - Edinburgh
Platinum AWARD
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Bespoke candle making workshop - Edinburgh
Midlothian - Next course on 31st August 2019
£45
Held in the lovely rural village of Temple just 15 miles south of Edinburgh, our half day candle making workshop will give you the basic skills to create a scented container candle made from 100% soy wax choosing from a selection of fine fragrance oils. Our groups are kept small (a maximum of 10) to allow for individual attention. Workshop Content - Overview of the different types of wax and their differences in candle making. - You will learn about the different fragrance options (essential oils v fragrance oils) you...
Pretty Rubbish mosaic and glass art
Platinum AWARD
(54)
Pretty Rubbish mosaic and glass art
Aberdeenshire
£95
Beginner's workshop in Pretty Rubbish Mosaics Studio. Day 1 you will be introduced to tools, adhesives and materials and will create a unique piece of mosaic art. You will learn how to cut china and glass and create your piece in pique assiette style. Classes are relaxed, fun and inspirational. At your disposal you will have a huge array of "treasure" including upcycled crockery, tiles, glass and jewellery. Day 2 you will grout and clean your piece and head home bursting with ideas for more creations! Workshops will only go...
Business candle making workshop Edinburgh
Platinum AWARD
(28)
Business candle making workshop Edinburgh
Midlothian
£250
"Home Business Idea" This one to one candle making workshop is specifically tailored for those thinking of starting a candle making business. On this comprehensive workshop, award winning candle maker Kerrylyn Bell will teach you the steps involved in making and selling candles as well as giving you the confidence and knowledge to create your own soy candle business with minimal start up costs. The workshop is held midweek only, simply get in touch for available dates. Course content - We will discuss your target market so we can determine...
Making a mosaic with slate
Gold AWARD
(18)
Making a mosaic with slate
Central - Next course on 23rd August 2019
£35
This workshop introduces you to the skills required to make a mosaic using slate. You will learn about which substrates and adhesives to use, different ways of preparing slate for use in a mosaic, and the variety of ways in which slate can be laid within a mosaic. During the workshop you will make your own mosaic from slate, choosing from a range of materials provided by the instructor. This will include different types of slate as well as some glass to add in as highlights. No previous experience of...
Tapestry Weaving for Beginners
Platinum AWARD
(51)
Tapestry Weaving for Beginners
Mid Lothian - Next course on 5th October 2019
£75
These popular tapestry weaving courses will resume in Autumn 2019. Workshops are for beginners, (and post beginners!) and start at 10am and finish around 5.30 to 6pm. Held at home, in my attic studio, Temple is a small village, just 15 miles south of Edinburgh. Everything you will need is supplied, and the price also includes Lunch and Refreshments throughout the day. You will take home your finished piece and may even purchase a Frame to make it extra special. Tapestry weaving is a traditional hand craft, conducted on a...
Alien spoon carving
Gold AWARD
(15)
Alien spoon carving
Edinburgh - Next course on 14th September 2019
£85
Alien spoons? Well, only because it is a memorable name and some of the knife grasps feel a bit alien to start with. You will soon get to grips with them and the focus of this workshop is learning to use safe carving techniques with hand tools - the axe, straight knives and hook knives... maybe also a drawknife on a shave horse if you want to. Following good techniques you will avoid injuries and regular stretching will help you to look after your body. You should leave with the...

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