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.
It is possible to arrange this workshop on different dates; should you wish to book 3* places for friends and family, the cost is £69 per person or £79 each for 2 people.
Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.
The workshop will run from 10 - 4pm, with places limited to 3*. Materials and equipment will be provided, with refreshments served throughout the day. Please bring along your lunch.
You may wish to bring along 3 - 4 old hard backed books or children’s annuals to up cycle and your slippers.
Please select 'Ask a Question' if you would like to contact the course organiser in advance of booking with any queries or requests.
Until further notice, to allow for social distancing, workshop places at a The Slipper Studio will be reduced from 5 to 3. A large workbench will be provided for each person, with individual materials and equipment. In line with government advice, a new cleaning regime is in place and you will need to wear a facial covering/mask for limited times during workshops.
6 hours (10:00am to 4:00pm)
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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.
Response from Liz Wellby - Artist, Teacher & Maker:Thank you.