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Bead making with Millefiori style Polymer Clay

Duration: 10.00am - 4.30pm

Price: £65

Run by: Jo Hunter
at West Country Creative Ltd

Plowden Park
Newton Down
PL16 0AS

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About the Course

Polymer clay is a versatile modelling medium which can be used to make stunning jewellery. On this beginner’s course you will learn how to select or make your own clay colours; how to condition the 'raw' material; how to mould and shape your designs and how to build a clay cane - the millefiori process. You'll also learn how to apply your cane and how to 'finish' your beads to achieve a professional look. Towards the end of the day, we will string your favourites so you will go home with a completed necklace and earring set.

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

What's included in the price?

All tools and materials to make the project are included, as well as unlimited tea and coffee. You will need to bring a packed lunch.

If you are unable to make a published date, please get in touch as I'm always happy to run workshops on demand. No minimum number required and no extra cost.

B&B accommodation is available at Plowden Park - please get in touch for details, availability and prices.

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Really enjoyed the course. Jo explained the processes very well and showed how to correct amy problems. Very pleased with my necklace and earings.

- - #20513

I did the one day millefiori bead making workshop with Jo. I was the only student and feel very privileged to have had such expert tuition all to myself for a day. I was a complete novice but left with some beautiful beads, jewellery and plenty of ideas and ambition for my next projects.
Eager to sign up for the next course!

- - #17158

Response from West Country Creative Ltd:

Thank you for your review Marion - I'm glad you left with lots of inspiration! I love teaching and hopefully, enthusing people 'to make' and I'm so lucky not to be governed by class sizes - when a class gets a booking, even if it is just the one, it runs!

I have just spent the most enjoyable day learning how to work with polymer clay. I am now the proud owner of a rather lovely (if I do say myself) handmade bead necklace, pendant and earrings. Jo is a fantastic teacher, amazingly patient and reassuring. Her studio is bright, airy and full of inspiration and I can't wait to go back and try another of her courses.

- - #16282

Response from West Country Creative Ltd:

Thank you Helen. It was lovely to meet you and Denise and to work with you both. Enjoy wearing your necklace!

Jo is an excellent teacher, patient, cheerful and informative
The studio is light and comfortable
I would definitely recommend this course

- - #10190

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Course Start Dates

Wednesday 17th April 2019
Monday 20th May 2019
Saturday 29th June 2019
Sunday 21st July 2019
Tuesday 20th August 2019
Friday 4th October 2019
Thursday 7th November 2019
Wednesday 4th December 2019
  • Accommodation
  • Child friendly
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Suitable for stag and hen dos
  • Teen friendly

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