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'Art of stained glass - glass leading and/or glass painting' - Oldbury, Birmingham - with Jamal Rafay at Stained Glassic
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'Art of stained glass - glass leading and/or glass painting' - Oldbury, Birmingham - with Jamal Rafay at Stained Glassic
Birmingham
£99
Course dates are flexible. You can book 1, 2, 3 or 4 days courses. If you have a CraftCourses gift voucher, please do not forget to provide voucher code and person's name. Description: This course is suitable for those who want to learn the art of stained glass in a friendly manner. Learn how to lead panels or paint stained glass windows, in the company of a small relaxed group and for some time-out in the homely, informal setting of Jamal Rafay’s artist studio! (You can also book 1, 2,...
Beginners 2 full days knife making courses
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Beginners 2 full days knife making courses
North Yorkshire - Next course on 20th September 2019
£400
This course runs Monday to Friday from 9am until 5pm. This course can be run as a one to one or for a small group of three people. On this course you will spend two days forging a knife and will be working with 1075 steel. On the first day between 10 am and 2pm approx you will be forging the knife. After lunch (one hour), you will start shaping the knife on the grinder. Whether it be a full tang or hidden tang that you forge, you will draw...
Millinery workshop: make a hat day workshop
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(11)
Millinery workshop: make a hat day workshop
Worcestershire - Next course on 6th October 2019
£90
Come and use the selection of hat blocks available at Kerry Kernan Millinery on this one day millinery workshop. This millinery course will enable you to create your own hat in a style that you would like. There are many styles that you can complete in a day but if you wish to create a design that would take longer I can book you in for a follow up day or your could book onto one of my hat making weekends (see my other listing). You can decorate your new...
A new approach, make a different sort of bead necklace from recycled materials - small groups. Delicious homecooked lunch
Gold AWARD
(20)
A new approach, make a different sort of bead necklace from recycled materials - small groups. Delicious homecooked lunch
Warwickshire - Next course on 12th October 2019
£60
Create beads from a sustainable source. Come join a one day bead-making workshop in a Warwickshire village and go home with a unique necklace made from papier maché beads, perhaps earrings too. Small groups, also ideal for birthdays and reunions. Email using the contact form above, to book for yourself, or, arrange a specific date for a group, i.e for a birthday or anniversary. Love putting different colours and textures together? Create a collection of handmade fresco-inspired beads and experience the magic of threading them and seeing your necklace emerge....
Saddle Stitching with Nigel Armitage
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(17)
Saddle Stitching with Nigel Armitage
Staffordshire
£250
During this one to one course a more focused instruction into the traditional Saddle Stitch will be given. Whilst 8 hours is not enough to cover all of the techniques and processes, you will have sufficient instruction and appreciation of the principals to continue at your own pace. During the course you will gain an understanding of the tools, techniques and applications used to achieve the saddle stitch. Nigel Armitage is registered with and insured by the Guild of Master Craftsmen along with being an NVQ A1 Assessor, so can...
Needle felted animals with Feltworld
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(12)
Needle felted animals with Feltworld
Staffordshire - Next course on 30th September 2019
£35
During this half day workshop you will create a needle felted animal or a flat picture of any image you choose. Full day courses are also available on request and via my website. We will be using various wool fibres and a barbed felting needle to knit the fibres together. Beginner to some experience. Half day- Small animals could be an owl, penguin, bird or similar. Full day you would make a more substantial animal i.e animal with leg, ears etc... you need a full day to create an animal...
Blacksmithing course - make your own hammer
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Blacksmithing course - make your own hammer
North Yorkshire - Next course on 1st October 2019
£400
This can be a one-to-one course, or two people maximum course and runs Monday to Friday from 9am until 5pm. On this course you will make a two and a half pound blacksmith's rounding hammer, and a cross pein hammer. The hammer is the Smith's number one tool, used in almost every aspect of the craft. This two day course will cover hammer making techniques as you make two hammer heads and learn to handle them: Selecting steel stock Marking the eye Punching and drifting the eye Shaping the hammer...
Nature in needle felt with All Things Felt & Beautiful - near Warwick
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Nature in needle felt with All Things Felt & Beautiful - near Warwick
Warwickshire - Next course on 7th December 2019
£75
Perfect for beginners I’ll guide you from start to finish so you can make a wonderfully realistic needle felt picture of your favourite animal, wildflower or beautiful landscape. You’ll be amazed at how well you do. Before you worry that you’re not good at drawing or painting let me reassure you that the step by step way I teach it, for beginners just like you, makes it easy but with incredible results that are so impressive. I’ve taught hundreds of people just like you make great artwork. With me by...
Stacking rings Warwickshire
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Stacking rings Warwickshire
Warwickshire - Next course on 28th September 2019
£120
SKILL LEVEL: Beginners / Some experience. During this relaxed and informal day you will learn new skills to make your very own set of fabulous sterling silver stacking rings. The course covers a range of silversmithing techniques and is a fantastic introduction to working with silver. Making at least three rings, you will be experimenting with surface finishes and setting a semi-precious gemstone. Techniques covered: - How to saw and file silver - How to solder - How to set simple stones - How to shape and size your rings...
Fascinator making Birmingham millinery workshop
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Fascinator making Birmingham millinery workshop
West Midlands - Next course on 21st September 2019
£79
Imagine going to an event this year and proud as punch wearing your fascinator, telling everyone, "I made this!" Create your very own fascinator in this one day workshop in my home studio in Kings Heath, Birmingham. You can learn lots of techniques using a fabulous material called sinamay, available in loads of gorgeous colours, as well as veiling, beads and wire and crinoline. You can learn how to make: - Roses - Lillies - Bows & loops - Leaves - Buttercups - 'Feathers' Never sewn before? No problem! I'll...

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