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A Mixed Media Concertina Book at Cowshed Creative in the Lake District near Kendal

Concertina Book of Mixed Media Memories, Near Staveley, Lake District National Park

Duration: 1 day

Price: £68

Book with: George Grange
at Cowshed Creative (Kentmere Farm Pods and Creative Courses)

Browfoot Farm, Brow Foot Lane
Staveley
Kendal
Cumbria
LA89JQ
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About the Course

Our 2020 workshop programme at Cowshed Creative is now on OUR website (purple tab above) with full details and info on how to book. Packed with inspiring art and craft workshops, book now to avoid disappointment – The perfect Christmas gift!

A great opportunity to experiment with mixed media techniques and create a
concertina book based on memories, which can also be displayed as a wall piece.
Using layering techniques, with images and text, papers and fabrics, these will be
fused together with wax. You will be able to embellish your work with embroidery,
buttons, ribbons or lace. A lovely keepsake or gift; maybe for Easter or Mothers day.

You can bring photocopied images from your personal collection of photographs, postcards or letters or if you don’t have any, there will be plenty available on the day.

Christine Stanford is a professional textile artist. She trained in Embroidery at
Manchester Metropolitan University and was a lecturer in textiles and fashion for
many years at Preston's College. Christine is passionate about recycling fabrics
and memorabilia. She exhibits and sells her work nationally and has been
involved in teaching a wide range of ages within schools and community projects,
which she loves.

This workshop is at Cowshed Creative, based in a converted Cumbrian barn on a traditional Lakeland Farm. The art studio is a stunning open plan space with plenty of room to wander outside and take inspiration from the amazing Lakeland landscape and environment of the peaceful Kentmere Valley. Make it a special break and stay on the farm. Chekc out our website for availability,

All our tutors are carefully selected professionals and experts with extensive teaching experience. Whilst this is a relatively new venture, George, who has set up Cowshed Creative, has many years of experience programming and running creative courses at the Brewery Arts Centre in Kendal and for Cumbria Adult Education.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

The workshop fee is £68 and includes some great tuition, a tasty 2 course lunch with home baked bread and cake and refreshments throughout the day. We like to finish the day with a cup of tea and slice of cake. Eat outside or enjoy lunch by the wood burner.

There is an additional material fee of £3.00 to cover materials which include
papers, glue, threads, wax, buttons, ribbons and lace, unless you have your own
materials that you would like to use.

For details on how to book as well as info on this and other courses, take a look at our website (purple button top right).



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Course Start Dates

Saturday 4th April 2020

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Accommodation offered
  • Intermediate level
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teen friendly
  • Weekends

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