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Making mosaics: online one to one craft workshop - introduction to mosaic making

Making Mosaics: online one to one Craft Workshop for beginners

About the Course

Get started with making mosaic pictures, patterns and gifts in a relaxed, easy to follow step by step process, one-to-one online personal workshop (NOT pre-recorded video).

Learn to use mosaic tiles, broken china, and other items such as shells, beads, old keys and much more. This is a great place to start learning the craft of mosaic making.

I will contact you within 24 hours hours of your purchase of this online workshop to arrange your individual session for a mutually convenient date and time (7 day a week availability 9am-9pm). If you have any questions before or after purchase please let me know - happy to help!

During this 2 hour workshop we will be concentrating on starting with the basics of mosaic making, including:

What equipment and supplies do you need
Selecting backing materials, including indoor and outdoor options
Types of mosaic tiles and their uses plus other items which can be incorporated into making mosaics
Guide to glues and grouts
Preparing your backing or base
Adding your design or picture to your mosaic backing
How to cut tiles
Sticking on your pattern or picture - where to start sticking your design
Grouting your finished design (not all designs need to be grouted)
Displaying your design and aftercare
Health and Safety whilst mosaic making
Suppliers of mosaic making equipment and consumables (UK)

I will be demonstrate how to make a small mosaic including cutting tiles and using other mosaic items such as shells. I will show you how to grout your mosaics and clean them up ready for display.

If you have the supplies and equipment already, you can follow along with me during the demonstration and you will have access to the video replay after our one to one.

If you want to see what you need first before purchasing your mosaic making equipment, you will also have access to the video replay after our one to one.

You will be invited to an online group just for Workshop attendees where you can continue to ask questions about making mosaics and any issues which you may be having. And where you can share your lovely handmade mosaics too!

We will have time to discuss how to make mosaics for use in the garden for the summer too.

Buying as a gift or for a special occasion? Please let me know!

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Online personal Workshop (NOT a pre-recorded video) at a mutually convenient time/date via an easy to follow link.

Checklist emailed to you prior to the start of the Workshop so you can see what equipment and supplies you need for the session.

Access to your personal replay video.

Opportunity to join the online group for follow up questions and support.

What you will need

Checklist will be emailed to you at the time of booking, or on request.


Sally Evans at Craft Workshops

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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Children
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Hen dos
  • Intermediate level
  • Limited mobility
  • Seniors
  • Stag dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users

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In-person course
- - #28917

What a great course and superb tutor. Just attended the mosaic course and left with a great piece of art that I’m so pleased with and proud of. Sally is so inspiring and a great teacher. Great day, the time went so quickly. Thank you Sally for your time and training.

In-person course
- - #26316

I drove for 3 hours and stayed at a B&B the night before to attend this taster session and it was absolutely worth it! Sally was an excellent host with a wealth of knowledge and I really appreciated her teaching style of gentle guidance rather than a prescriptive approach. I felt very welcome in a group of people I had never met before and left with pieces of work I felt proud of. I will definitely do this again and would recommend it to anyone wanting to try out different crafts.

In-person course
- - #22309

Thank you for a most enjoyable day! No pressure on any of us and lots of patience given. Lovely atmosphere and constant flow of tea, coffee, biscuits and even bowls of fruit.

We all left with lovely..if not perfect mosaics in different designs and colours.

Highly recommend. Will certainly be back again.

Very best wishes for future success

In-person course
- - #22264

Thankyou Sally for an excellent day, making my first piece of mosaic art.
I would highly recommend Sally's courses, a lovely small group and full of lots of ideas. Sally was so helpful and informative, all tools and materials are provided plus tea, coffee, biscuits and fruit. Lots of parking and disabled access. Will buy gift vouchers for birthday present etc. Sally also does other courses, which I will definitely try .

In-person course
- - #22155

Such a great day learning to make a mosaic. Sally is very patient and informative and it was a great venue with everything to hand. I will be booking on some more courses and can thoroughly recommend them to anyone who wants to try some crafts!

In-person course
- - #22151

My first attempt at mosaic and I thoroughly enjoyed this class . Sally was an excellent teacher and made the lesson really enjoyable. Plenty of tea and biscuits too , the perfect way to spend a Saturday.

In-person course
- - #22149

Sally was wonderful and the whole day was so much fun. Great mother/daughter time had by us. Even if I did have to drag mum there !! I’ll drag her back to another one soon :)

In-person course
- - #19764

Really enjoyed this mosaic day. Sally made it a very informative and relaxing day with a small group of us. She gave individual support and advice as needed but allowed us to be as creative as we wanted. We had lots of different materials to use and everyone completed at least one item to take home.
Sally has a good sense of humour and created a very interesting workshop.
Good to be able to help ourselves to tea ( as well as biscuits!!) as we needed.
Definitely recommend mosaic workshop and just signed up for felting .

Response from Craft Workshops:

Thank you for your review Susan - it was lovely to meet you and I am looking forward to catching up with you again over some felting (and tea and biccies!).

In-person course
- - #18700

My daughter and I thoroughly enjoyed our mosaic workshop with Sally. It was our first attempts at mosaic and Sally was very patient and encouraging throughout the day. All the tools and materials required were supplied on the day. There was a lovely small friendly group of ladies of all abilities and Sally was able to give us all a little help and advise where necessary. Would highly recommend this course with Sally to anyone who is interested in starting out in mosaics or who would just like to have an enjoyable day out doing something different.

In-person course
- - #18615

Had a lovely day creating the mosaics with Sally, her teaching style makes you feel that you can do anything. With her help and some input from the other lovely participants I made two mosaics that I was proud of. Plenty of drinks and biscuits to keep us going and we even got a chocolate snowman each! Thank you.

In-person course
- - #16752

I thoroughly recommend this Making Mosaics course.
Sally is an excellent teacher. She is very encouraging and patient.
I really enjoyed learning to make mosaic coasters. I felt I had achieved all my aims.
A really lovely day thank you Sally.

In-person course
- - #16719

This was a really enjoyable course. Sally is a talented and excellent teacher, and very patient and helpful, who also encourages you to use your own ideas, and supports you with these. The day went too quickly, and lots of ground was covered, I think Sally quickly picks up your level and works with you. She has a range of materials and tools and everything you need is provided. I thought the course was excellent value, and in a good venue. I cannot recommend the beginners mosaics course enough really. I will definitely go on another. I am now looking at a photography one, and the lino cutting looks appealing too. It was a very enjoyable way to spend a day creating in a very relaxed atmosphere. I came away with something I had made, and a clear inspiration for what I may do next, when I gain a few more skills. Excellent!!

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