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Create Paper Christmas Decorations at The Slipper Studio in Derbyshire

Duration: one day, 10 - 4pm

Price: £65

Run by: Liz Wellby
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About the Course

Join artist, teacher and maker Liz Wellby, at The Slipper Studio on the edge of the Peak District and kick start your Christmas festivities.

If your trips around the shops have lead you to believe that the decorations on sale are just plain tacky, how about taking a day out for yourself and learn how to make your own beautiful Christmas decorations using vintage papers? Learn the skills to continue creating further pieces at your kitchen table and make lovely gifts for your friends and family, but don’t be surprised if you keep them all for yourself.

Liz will host the workshop in her home studio. The venue is beautifully presented, with handcrafted workbenches and a wood burner, with views down into the village.

About the tutor
Liz Wellby is a versatile and experienced artist, teacher and maker, with a particular interest in sculpture and printmaking. Following the completion of a Fine Arts degree at Loughborough University and subsequent post graduate studies, she returned to Derbyshire, where for over 25 years she has lived and worked. Liz now lives in a small village on the edge of the Peak District, working from her home studio, kept company by her husband and a kitten called Bert.

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?

The workshop will run from 10 - 4pm, with places limited to 5. Materials and equipment will be provided, with refreshments served throughout the day. Please bring along your lunch and an apron.

You may wish to bring along 3 - 4 old hard backed books or children’s annuals to up cycle and your slippers.

Please use the contact form if you have any questions or wish to book your place.

Want to review this course?

What a treat! A fantastic day exploring paper and methods to produce beautiful decorations and home features using recycled paper. The atmosphere was so relaxing with the fire on and music playing whilst we were being creative! Highly recommend this course with Liz.

- - #18078

Response from Liz Wellby - Artist, Teacher & Maker:

Thank you.

So pleased that you enjoyed yourself and had sometime to relax.

Hope you are continuing making your decorations.

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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.

  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Suitable for stag and hen dos
  • Teen friendly

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