Make a Pair of Beautiful Fused Glass Coasters with Gemma Truman & Michelle Keeling - Manchester Craft and Design Centre

Duration: 2 Hours

Price: £40

Run by: Gemma Truman & Michelle Keeling
at Truman Keeling Studios


17 Oak Street
Greater Manchester
M4 5JD

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About the Course

Come and have a go at glass fusing!

In a relaxed, friendly and safe atmosphere, Gemma and Michelle will talk you through the basics of glass fusing and cutting, before letting you loose, to make two of your very own unique glass coasters . In this two hour session you will be free to experiment with our wide range of colourful glass and metal inclusions, creating your coasters.

Gemma and Michelle have lots of experience in creating fun, inspiring and creative sessions. Courses are run from the Manchester Craft & Design Centre in the Northern Quarter area of the city centre.

Some feedback from previous students:

“Thank you Michelle and Gemma. The session was brilliant and totally creative. Will tell my friends and relatives!!!”

“Very well prepared and delivered course. Pitched at the right level”

“Very well organised. Small group is good. Excellent resources; good range of materials to use. Thanks very much. Will definitely recommend.”

Class Size: We tend to run classes with a minimum of 6 students and a maximum of approximately 12.

Cost: £40 per person per session

Location: Truman Keeling Studios, Studio 26, Manchester Craft and Design Centre, 17 Oak Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester, M4 5JD

Any Questions please send us an email via the form above.

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?

All tools and materials are provided.

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Michelle and Gemma were perfect tutors. They explained everything clearly and slowly, ensuring everyone had a good understanding of each step of the process.
They were encouraging when we spoke about our ideas and gave helpful suggestions.
It was a FUN day out as Mother and Daughter...something we are contemplating again....we have the crafty bug now.
Thanks Ladies Great course

- - #11491

A fantastic course with the opportunity to show our own creative skills. Gemma and Michelle clearly explained each step of the process. The small group made it possible to access all resources and mateials easily. Thank you!

- - #11489

It was a great session both myself and my friend really enjoyed it! I wish we had a little longer however I would absolutely recommend it to fellow craft enthusiasts.

- - #11480

Loved my introduction to glass fusing and the coasters we made. Gemma and Michelle are great instructors who clearly explained everything and answered all questions that I had. They were on hand to help out and give advice when needed.

The studio is a lovely bright space with lots of glass inspiration to get you feeling creative. Loved my morning introduction and would recommend to others :).

- - #5123

We had a great time creating our unique coasters under the fun & expert guidance of Gemma and Michelle. Our coasters sit proudly on our coffee table and always prove to be an inspiration and conversational topic with friends and family :). The perfect gift for someone you love, no previous experience necessary, as Gemma & Michelle will explain everything :)

- - #4630

Really enjoyed the workshop - it was pitched just at the right level for me as a complete beginner, every stage was explained clearly and I left with a very good understanding of the process. It was also a really fun class and I was made to feel very welcome. Thanks again to both of you, and I hope to be on more of your workshops in the future

- - #4593

I'd never undertaken a crafty course before but Gemma and Michelle were fantastic trainers and made me feel at ease. I really enjoyed myself and would definitely recommend their course to anyone.

- - #4535

Fab way to spend a few hours. Expert and friendly tuition in a small group so you are fully supported. All tools and materials prepared and ready for you to start. Good humoured bunch! Strangely relaxing craft! My next visit will be my fourth and I have different pieces from each occasion - I have even given one away as a gift! Thanks you ladies - see you next time.

- - #4502

We loved it so much, we've done 4 different classes. The trainer \ student ratio is ideal, and we felt supported, but not smothered - perfect!!

The venue is great - spacious enough, but with Gemma + Michelle's work around the workshop, it's really inspiring - as you can tell, I'm an avid fan!

Can't wait for the next session!

- - #4488

Great fun definitely picked up the glass bug. Good class really easy to follow and fun to do. Easy to get addicted too.

Thank you both for a great day.

- - #4486

Really enjoyable day. Everything was clearly explained and the small group allowed for questions and ideas as needed. Thank you both very much.

- - #4485

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