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Fairy house workshop - fabric sculpting

Duration: 3 hours, 6 - 9pm

Price: £28

Contact: Abigail Lagden at Curiously Contrary

No. 42
42 Market Place
Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL14 7PB

Course Start Dates

Due to the uncertainty caused by COVID-19/Coronavirus, please contact the course organiser before finalising plans to attend this course.

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

About the Course

In this workshop you will make a magical fairy house to welcome miniature mythical creatures into your home or garden. Take off the roof and you can store your precious items inside.

You will construct the base shape of your house first and then use a fabric hardener with a selection of fabrics, lace and embellishments, and of course your imagination to sculpt the outside.

Once your house has been built and dried, it is time to introduce the magic with pigment colours applied using a dry brushing technique.

Your fairy house will take three weeks to fully cure, but after this it will be weather resistant and can be given a cosy spot in your garden.

This workshop can be run in almost any venue. Please visit my website to see upcoming dates.

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 are included plus disposable gloves and aprons. However, please wear old clothes as it can be messy!

Includes expert tuition from artist, Abigail Lagden.

Want to review this course?

Fantastic workshop with highly talented artist and tutor Abigail Lagden. Great quality materials and help at all times where needed. I bought one of the starter kits and may now be addicted to powertex! Lots of fun and you get to be creative, switch off and have a timeout from everyday stresses x

- - #15385

What a great day, totally enjoyed it. Great teacher made everything easy to understand.
Was really impressed with learning how to use powertex its really inspired me.

I purchased a pack and have already started on my next project. Brilliant for anyone looking into a new hobby.

Thanks again for a fantastic experience.

- - #15364

enjoyed a lovely day very good tutor and venue and came home with a lovely fairy house------just the job

- - #15363

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  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Evenings
  • Other locations possible - tutor willing to travel
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Weekends

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