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Art & Craft Days - Christmas Wreaths & Swags – Willow

Christmas Wreaths - Art & Craft Days

Duration: 10am - 4.00pm

Price: £85

Book with: Brian Cousins
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Art & Craft Days
The Butterfly Art & Craft Studio
Flacks Green, Terling, Chelmsford

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About the Course

Come & join Deb for a fun day at The Butterfly Studio where you will learn how to make a willow door wreath and swag for Christmas. All natural materials using the traditional method of willow weaving for the base of the wreath adding a selection of seasonal materials which may include some or all of the following subject to availability, cones, oranges cinnamon sticks and a variety foliage to create a beautiful Christmas wreath. The swag is made around a rope base and will also include different types of seasonal foliage and a selection of decorations.

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?

Day includes use of all tools and materials plus morning tea, coffee & pastries, lunch, mulled wine and mince pies.

We also have decaf options & herbal teas and can cater for various dietary requirements if advised in advance of the workshop.

Want to review this course?

Just returned from an amazing day making Christmas wreaths & swag with my Mum. I cannot recommend this enough and can't wait to sign up to my next class! The materials and tuition by Deb were incredible, the location and surroundings were beautiful and the food, cakes and mulled wine provided by Brian & Julie were delicious! We cannot wait to come back! xxx

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Deb Hart Willow Christmas wreaths and swags 10th December 16.

Dear Brian and Julie, Thankyou for a lovely day at the Butterfly Studio In such a Lovely location. Delicious food. Excellent demonstration by Deb Hart. I really enjoyed the day, and look forward to doing another course. Happy Christmas and New Year to you all. Eve

- - #6979

My sister and I thoroughly enjoyed our day. The location was lovely and the whole set up from tea and pastries to start, lunch and afternoon tea was wonderful. We were so impressed, we immediately booked another course. Many thanks for all the hard work that goes into running these courses.

- - #6969

A lovely day with good food and really lovely people . Will definitely be back . Happy Christmas to you all and see you in the new year xxxx

- - #6915

A wonderful experience. The class, teacher, food, cakes....simply excellent. We will definitely be returning for more classes.

- - #6797

I can highly recommend the course (Christmas Wreaths and Swags). It was very friendly and welcoming, delicious food and lots of tea and coffee. The mulled wine and homemade mince pies were a lovely touch at the end of the afternoon. I am thrilled with what I was able to make under clear instruction from a very capable teacher. It was the perfect start to my Christmas preparations.

- - #6765

Lovely drive to the Butterfly Studio, warm comfortable venue refreshments am and pm and a delicious lunch even a choice of desserts.! Spent the day making a Christmas wreath and swag. Excellent demonstration and help throughout the workshop by Deb Hart.
Can't wait to display my handmade Christmas wreath and swag. Really enjoyable day.
Thank you Brian and Julie perfect hospitality.

- - #6748

Very enjoyable day. Made Christmas wreath and swag lovely.
You kept us fed and watered to an excellent standard
Thank you very much.

- - #6746

Christmas Wreaths & Swags Workshop 24 November 2015
Fab swags and wreaths workshop today with Deb Hart. Thank you Julie and Brian for the lovely lunch and treats.

- - #5879

Willow Basket Making – 21st April 2015

We spent a very interesting day on Tuesday weaving our willow baskets to take home! Julie and Brian were perfect hosts and we were treated to an excellent home-cooked lunch and home made cakes with tea. Deb Hart was our instructor and we all enjoyed our day which went far too quickly.


- - #5878

Plant Obelisk & Blue Tit Feeder in Willow
A Fantastic day, i really enjoyed it. Thank you

- - #5877

Plant Obelisk and Blue Tit Feeder 29th July 2016
Really enjoyed the course and your fabulous food last week & would love to come back in November

- - #5876

Spent today learning how to make a willow basket in wonderful surroundings. Great tutor, good company & exceptional homemade lunch, cakes and pastries. Already booked another day on 29th July. Highly recommend x

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Willow Plant Obelisk & Blue Tit Feeder - Deb Hart - 29th July 2016
Had a thoroughly enjoyable day here and the morning coffee and pastries, lunch and afternoon tea and cakes were amazing too - looking forward to going back to learn something else new!

- - #5874

Deb Hart – Christmas Wreaths & Swags – 24th November 2015

Dear Brian and Julie,

Just wanted to send a quick email to say a massive thankyou for today, both Lisa and I enjoyed ourselves very much and are very proud of our wreaths and swags. I must admit, I wasn’t expecting such a fantastic lunch, pastries & tea, it really was lovely. Unfortunately I am not on facebook but will certainly recommend your art and craft days, and am sure that I will be booking another course in the new year.

Once again, thank you very much.


- - #5872

I had a brilliant day at the Butterfly Studio making my own wicker basket. Location is superb, facililities excellent and just too much delicious food available for any self respecting person. Tutor, Deb Hart, was brilliant - entertaining, interesting and patient.

Well done to Butterfly Studio for creating a successful art and craft business and long may it continue.

- - #5507

The whole workshop from start to finish was thoroughly enjoyable. The class is small, enabling one to one help and advice. Deb Hart is an excellent teacher, informative, chatty and extremely knowledgeable. The finished product is lovely, and much better than I was expecting it to be. The surroundings are clean and comfortable, showcasing many of the other crafts on offer.
The welcome shown by Brian and Julie together with the fantastic food they produce was brilliant.
It is the second workshop I have attended at the Butterfly Studio, and have recommended it to so many people. The willow basket day was a birthday present for one of my daughters as she had just moved away and, knowing how much she enjoys art and crafts, we wanted her to have a lovely day, but also to have something at the end of it to keep. All in all, it was perfect. Our other daughter has already dropped hints that her birthday is coming up!

- - #5492

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