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Create Wire and Metal 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 create your own handcrafted Christmas decorations.

Make a little time for yourself before the whirl of Christmas descends, spending a leisurely day designing and making a range of wire and metal hanging and free standing decorations. Create beautiful gifts for your friends and family or may just want to keep them for yourself.

Liz will host the workshop at 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 and 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. All materials and equipment will be provided, with refreshments served throughout the day. Please bring along your lunch and an apron.

It is desirable that you bring along 4 - 5 clean, empty soft drinks or beer cans to be used during the workshop and you may wish to bring your slippers.

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

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Thank you Liz for an absolutely brilliant day. From the moment I arrived I felt very welcome and my apprehension quickly dissolved in the warmth of your welcome and light and airy studio. Your introductory pack was carefully and thoughtfully presented, your instructions clear and inspiring. You made everything seem possible even for a complete clumsy novice. I came with no preconceptions only the desire to learn how to be creative, never having had any previous training but a great longing to be more creative and practical.
The day was very enjoyable, great fun and most of all inspiring , I have already planned to make some more birds and metal decorations for Christmas gifts. My confidence and imagination have been ignited. I am looking forward to attending more workshops with you next year.

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Response from Liz Wellby - Artist, Teacher & Maker:

I am really moved by your thoughts and comments. Thank you.

So pleased that you got so much from the workshop and looking forward to working with you again.

I hope your friends and family appreciate the gifts you are making for them.

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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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