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Image for Art & Craft Days - Introduction to Rush Weaving
Next course on 27th March 2017
Tutor: Nadine Anderson Learn to plait a table or hearth brush and weave a bread basket, place mat or square pen pot using beautifully soft Cambridgeshire Freshwater Rush harvested by the tutor Nadine Anderson. You will learn a variety of basic weaving techniques that give you a good foundation for tackling bigger projects such as a tote bag in the future.
Image for Collagraph Printmaking with Litter
Next course on 27th March 2017
Learn the collagraph printmaking process, using pieces of litter collected from rural Herefordshire and Worcestershire. Create textured prints using a hand operated roller press, then combine your collagraphs with hand drawn or painted detail, or take them home as is.
Image for Needle Felting with FURZIE, The National Herb Centre, Banbury, Oxfordshire
Next course on 27th March 2017
Needlefelting is a wonderful craft, even if you don't think you are creative, the wool somehow inspires you to create. The course is suitable for beginners or those with some experience of felting already. You will be taught the basics of needle-felting, how to make a wire armature structure for your animal and how to sculpt with wool. For the course cost of £65.00 you can each choose what animal you would like to make...
Image for Silver Clay Jewellery Essentials - 1 Day Class
Next course on 27th March 2017
Learn how to work with this fascinating clay, to create solid silver jewellery. This is a clay made from silver dust, held together with a binder to make it workable as a clay. It can be formed, sculpted and shaped, then dried out, refined, joined, then fired to burn away the binder and leave a solid silver jewel. The day will cover the key essential skills of working with the clay – shaping, joining elements...
Image for Week time Adult Ceramic Sculpture Group
Next course on 27th March 2017
Three week time classes for adults, running fortnightly throughout the term ( seven sessions per course): Monday evenings (6.15-9.15) Wednesday morning (10-1) Thursday morning 10-1 Newcomers can try two sessions one-off to see if sculpture and my teaching style suits them, or they can book for the whole term. The teaching studio is idyllically situated in a conservatory surrounded by a sculpture garden, in a village just outside Oxford. The choice of topic includes all...
Image for Beautiful Buttons at St Ives Adult Learning
Next course on 28th March 2017
Use your own designs to create beautiful shrink plastic and Fimo buttons to embellish any craft project. Suitable for all abilities.
Image for Crochet for Beginners (4 week course) Tuesday Evening 6-8PM
Next course on 28th March 2017
Learn to Crochet with ALEX Our crochet artist Alex will teach you how to crochet in this 4 week course. You will be taught the basics of how to crochet, starting at the beginning. With a hook and a pile of yarn you will soon see the possibilities are endless During this relaxing workshop you will be amazed at what you can achieve. The course can be booked in a 4 week slot or can...
Image for Improvers Hand Spinning - Next Steps in Hand Spinning - at All in a Spin
Next course on 28th March 2017
'Next steps in hand spinning ...' - now that you have mastered the basics of spinning you will soon want to be able to produce a wider variety of yarns. On this one day course with Dunja Roberts you will discover new techniques for spinning yarns from fine to super-bulky using a wide variety of natural, luxury and manufactured fibres. Come for a day of inspirational teaching, encouragement and fun and discover just what a...
Image for Indian Tile Panel with water soluble fabric at Old Bank Studios
Next course on 28th March 2017
One day advanced textile art and embroidery workshop with artist Alex Waylett. This is a structured workshop designed to encourage the textile artist to think outside the box and work with material combinations they may not have previously considered. Participants will create a highly ornate panel with the use of water soluble fabrics combined with appliqued space dyed velvets and decorative cords. As we just have a day we will be using the hot plate...
Image for Needle Felting Workshops by The Happy Felt Club
Next course on 28th March 2017
Join The Happy Felt Club's Needle Felting Workshops to learn new craft or meet like-minded felt lovers to stab wool to something you would be proud of over nice cups of tea and biscuits. Complete beginners are welcomed. Don’t worry if you never try needle felting before! Our instructor will teach you basic needle felting techniques and help you to achieve your needle felting goals. Below are dates for our workshops in 2017 Tuesday 28th...