Course Length: One day (10-3)
5 star rating, 4 reviewers.
A day of creative exploration is taking place this winter at Canolfan Hermon!
From 10 am until 3 pm with free entry.
No booking necessary (but please feel free to call ahead and give us numbers especially if you intend to bring a group)
Experienced craftsmen and women will help you try your hand at various crafts and take home your creations.
Have a go at:
Encaustic (wax) art
Leatherwork - belts, key rings and cable tidies
Christmas wreath making
and more TBC!
Entry to the event is Free with each session individually but modestly priced.
ENCAUSTIC ART with Michael & Shona Bossom
***Try your hand at wax art and make a couple of mounted and useable Christmasy greeting cards
£3 per person
LEATHERWORK with Nia Denman
Create your own personalised leather belt, keyring or cable tidy - perfect stocking fillers and Christmas gifts!
***Make a leather belt, 1-1.5hrs, £20 - £25
Cut your own leather straps with a strap cutter, ready to be bevelled, burnished, punched and skived. Fix your buckle with rivets and finally personalise your belt with your initials or a phrase. Options for a 2cm or 4cm width.
***Make a leather key ring, 10-15mins, £4
Be creative and cut any shape of leather you like into a keyring. Fix the keyring with a rivet and personalise with your name or a phrase.
***Make a leather cable tidy, 10-15mins, £4
Choose your colour and punch and cut your leather piece ready for fitting a snap. Cable tidy’s can be used for everything from headphones to measuring tapes. Personalise with your name or initial.
PRINTMAKING with Debs Withey of Cheese and Pickles Studio
Christmas themed textile printmaking design workshop, £5 per person.
CHRISTMAS WREATH MAKING & DECORATING with Anna-Marie Young
Make and decorate a wreath using lots of wild leaves, dried hips and haws alongside the more traditional holly and evergreen wreaths, and dried flowers too. £7.50
DIY wreath making packs to take home or give as gifts, £4
Small number of very large wreaths to decorate, £15
CARD MAKING with tutor Lynda Barnes
Make 3 Christmas cards with inserts and envelopes using stamps, die cutters, embossing and embellishments. £5 per person.
What's included in the price?
Materials and tools included. Delicious refreshments and lunch are available from Cegin Bella, the Canolfan Hermon on-site cafe.
Rosie farrar -
This craft course provider has been awarded Bronze status for receiving 1 or more 5 star ratings from previous students.
The Students' Choice award ensures that course providers get recognised for their efforts in the teaching and practice of UK craft.
They also allow tutors to gain valuable feedback on their courses and for new students to find the course that's right for them.