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Powys - Next course on 20th April 2018
'From fleece to fibre' - come and learn the craft of hand spinning with Dunja Roberts on our traditional hill farm in the Brecon Beacons National Park. On my one day workshop you will learn how to spin your own unique yarn using fleece from our pedigree Clun Forest and Zwartbles sheep. Come for a day of inspirational teaching, encouragement and fun to learn the basics of hand spinning. This course may be taken along...
Gloucestershire - Next course on 20th April 2018
Please check my website (click the view website button on this page) for availability and to book online. If you have a Craft Courses voucher you want to spend please send me details (voucher code and value) so I can verify it and let you use it on my booking system. - Thanks. This course is designed for adults only, you must be 18 or older to attend – unless you’ve made a specific arrangement...
Cheshire - Next course on 20th April 2018
This course is aimed at the confident woodworker who just wants to fine tune their skills or students who will have completed the beginner’s course in order to continue building on the skills learned already. Students will use their skills to make a handcrafted solid wood coffee table, made from ash, using mortise and tenon joints and will also learn new skills by creating other joints such as T dovetail and mitre bridle Joints. Students...
Lincolnshire - Next course on 20th April 2018
Ideal for the beginner, this one day course is six hours in duration and aimed at adults aged sixteen years and over. It provides a full introduction to pyrography - "the art of designing with fire" which involves using a heated implement to burn designs on natural materials such as wood and leather. Designed to be informative as well as practical, the day commences with a look at the historical aspect of pyrography. A thorough...
uk - Next course on 20th April 2018
Hi my name is Lucky and I have been teaching now for 15 yrs and have had my art school for 10 years. I teach Children and Adults from age 4 yrs up... my oldest student is now 89 and has been with me for 13 yrs. Some of my children have been with me for up to 14 yrs; it's sad to see them finally leave for college! Lucky Studio is a very relaxed,...
North Yorkshire - Next course on 20th April 2018
Learn to forge a Rustic knife / knife making / Blade smithing. Spend three days at my forge learning to forge a 1055 steel bushcraft knife by hand and then put an antler or wooden handle on the tang which makes it a hidden tang or full tang. You will make a sheath for it You will need steel toe cap boots or strong leather boots. This course is run from my home forge which...
Derbyshire - Next course on 20th April 2018
Angie had been teaching upholstery, soft furnishings and loose covers for nearly 15 years from her home just outside Matlock on the edge of the peak District. There are 4 students on this 3 day course. Some suggestions as to suitable projects are as follows: Upholstery - a fireside, winged armchair or a bedroom chair, traditional dining chair, headboard, footstool (small to very large and we can provide frames at additional cost) are some suggestions....
Dorset - Next course on 20th April 2018
Learn to make your own traditional cold process soap with Medical Herbalist Catherine Marshall. On this course, you will learn about the basics of soap making using natural ingredients, including natural colourings & essential oils. In the morning, we will look at the soap making process and ingredients, including learning how to calculate your own soap recipes, followed by a live demonstration of soap making. After lunch, you will get to make your own 2...
Devon - Next course on 20th April 2018
What will I learn? Steve is one of only a few professional glass artists choosing to work with enamel powders to colour the glass (as opposed to using pre-coloured glass). He has developed his own techniques for working with these enamels, creating unique patterns and effects. Steve will share these techniques with you, and take you step- by-step through the glass-fusing process so that you can create your own unique piece of fused glass art....
Worcestershire - Next course on 20th April 2018
Learners will cleave the harvested wood, and shape it with axes and drawknives to prepare billets for spindle turning. Using simple traditional tools, the materials can be transformed into a range of useful and decorative items; please discuss your ideas with the tutor. Maurice Clother, who is educated to degree level in forestry, is the touch-wood tutor, he is often assisted by other touch-wood workers. Maurice has been a bodger (pole lathe turner) for 20+...