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Day course - introduction to fused glass & perfect platters with Suzie Lavender at HollyBush Garden Centre Potsy Pamsy Shareshill

Duration: 10am-3pm

Price: £70

Contact: Suzie at Suzie Lavender Contemporary Glass

Hollybush Garden Centre
WV10 7LX

Course Start Dates

Monday 16th March 2020

About the Course

10am-12pm & 1pm-3pm
Taking place at Hollybush Garden Centre in the Potsy Pamsy 'Party Hut'

Throughout the day Wolverhampton glass artist Suzie from Suzie Lavender Contemporary Glass will be teaching two sessions of fused glass gift making techniques. You are welcome to attend either the morning or afternoon workshop or you can attend both sessions for the day at a discounted price.
These workshops are suitable for beginners or as a refresher course.

The schedule for the day is as follows:
Morning Session 10am-12pm: In the first 2 hour workshop you will learn some basic glass fusing and inclusion techniques with float glass and also basic layering with coloured glass. Participants will be introduced a selection of materials and tools. All participants will be make a selection of 5 glass bunting pennants using the different techniques that can be strung together once fired.

Lunch (not provided) 12-1pm. The Hollybush Garden Centre has a cafe on site.

Afternoon Session 1pm-3pm: Perfect Platter Making Workshop -Participants will be choosing one variation from a selection of platter/dish shapes provided and will be learning how slumped dishes are created. They will design and make their own dish using coloured glass. Perfect for gifts or to keep for yourself!
Participants who are regular attendees are welcome to make different projects to save repetition and will be able to choose from a selection provided.

All creations will be kiln fired by Suzie following the sessions and then collection from Potsy Pamsy or postage of the work can be organised from 14 days later.

Places are limited and expected to book up very quickly. Suitable for adults and for teens age 13 and over, under 16's must be accompanied by an adult.

Book today to secure your place and to learn something new and exciting!

Potsy Pamsy Paint a Pot Studio in 'The Party Hut' outside at Hollybush Garden Centre & Aquaria.

(Please note that access can be limited/difficult for heavy/motorised wheelchairs due to the small step and ledge leading up into the Hut, please contact Suzie for more information)

You have the choice to attend just the morning or afternoon session or to attend the full day at a discounted price:

10am-12pm £40
1pm-3pm £40

10am-3pm JUST £65!

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

What's included in the price?

All materials, safety equipment and tools are provided.
Please wear closed toe shoes.

Contact Suzie with any specific requests, needs or requirements.
Refreshments are not provided.

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  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Events & groups
  • Intermediate level
  • Other locations possible - tutor willing to travel
  • Parking provided
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  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers

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