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Mosaic Class

Duration: 1 day

Price: £55

Run by: Dawn Clarke
at Jigsaw Mosaics

18 Westerdale
County Durham
DL16 6SD

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About the Course

Mosaic making day with Dawn. Come along to Red Lodge in Spennymoor, County Durham and have a creative and relaxing day, producing your very own mosaic.

Dawn has been making mosaics for over 14 years, on the course Dawn will introduce you to the techniques, tools and materials involved. Join Dawn for the day to make a unique piece of art to display in your home. People are encouraged to bring their ideas or inspiration with them, Dawn also has a range of templates and designs available for you to choose from and books if you need inspiration.

Dawn has produced some stunning work for her home as well as for friends and family and would like to help you to do the same. She became hooked on making mosaics after taking a course in Cyprus and has been making them ever since.

Design and make a door number, pot stand, animal shape, heart or decorative plaque, it's up to you! Please email me to discuss your idea.

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?

Lunch and homemade cake included in the price. Tea,coffee and soft drinks are available all day. Please advise me if you have any dietary requirements. Mosaic materials are provided, larger projects may carry an additional cost. There is an additional charge of £15 if 2 mosaics are created to cover the cost of extra materials.

Timings can be flexible depending upon your arrival time. Starting time will normally be around 10.30am finish at approximately 4pm with breaks for lunch and refreshments.

When your mosaic is finished the glue needs to dry over night. Instructions are given on you how to grout your mosaic to home. Dawn will grout your mosaic for you at small additional cost plus postage if needed.

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A very warm and friendly welcome, with a relaxed atmosphere. The workshop provided a great introduction to this wonderful art with Dawn on hand to share her knowledge and experience , has inspired me to carry on ... even have my first commission! The day was filled with friendly banter too with lots of laughs and we were well catered for with homemade cakes and warming winter soups . Thank you I really enjoyed the day.

- - #20075

I have attended 2 of Dawn's mosaic courses currently and have absolutely loved them both. Dawn is great and an excellent mosaic teacher and hostess. Dawn is there constantly on hand with tips and advice and also lots of tea/coffee and cake, then delicious homemade soup for lunch. It is a very relaxing day and i look forwards very much to attending and loving another course soon! Thanks Dawn xxxxx

- - #19540

Response from Jigsaw Mosaics:

Thank you Theresa! My pleasure, you are a natural 👌💖

I had a fab day, came home with my first ever mosaic and lots of insperation to carry on myself.
Dawn had lots of time for the group as individuals. Unlimited tea coffee, with home made cake and home made soup for lunch, we were made to feel at home.

I would recomend this class to anyone, it was well worth the money.

- - #19536

Response from Jigsaw Mosaics:

Thank you for your lovely review, it was a pleasure to meet you. Happy mosaicing!

Having stayed at the B&B and been inspired by Dawn’s mosaics I was very keen to return for one of her courses - I certainly wasn’t disappointed. Dawn you are a wonderful host, teacher and cook... the atmosphere and company was great, the time flew and at the end of the course I had a beautiful butterfly which I’m proud to display in my home. Thank you so much - I’m now confident and inspired to continue mosaicing on my own!

- - #17374

Response from Jigsaw Mosaics:

Thank you Linda my pleasure, I am very grateful to you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. Dawn x

We attended the one day mosaic course whilst staying at Dawn's B & B. We loved every minute and I loved learning a new skill. Dawn was a very attentive teacher, encouraging and very knowledgeable on mosaics. The day was very relaxed and Dawn made homemade quiche for lunch and her fantastic homemade scones and cake were offered throughout the day. Dawn has instilled the confidence in me to continue making mosaics. This was a wonderful course in all ways and I highly recommend it

- - #15205

This was a very enjoyable day course. There was a very friendly atmosphere amongst the other course participants and Dawn was very good at helping us through the stages and steering us to a finished piece that we could all feel proud about. The cake and sandwiches were delicious!

- - #12789

My husband and I have just had a wonderful 4 night break with Dawn at Red Lodge. He went cycling into the beautiful moorland whilst I had an amazing two days making a mosaic. Dawn is a great host making you feel very welcome in her lovely home. She plans her courses meticulously so that every part runs smoothly and nothing is too much trouble. Dawn is an encouraging tutor providing unlimited support and advice whilst giving you space to develop your own creativity. There are lots of examples of her work around the house and books and ideas to inspire you. In addition to her creative skills Dawn is also a great cook so we were treated to a delicious home cooked lunch and cake during the course and the breakfasts were also lovely, especially the fresh fruit salad every morning. I am now the proud owner of my own mosaic and feel completely rested and spoilt. We both agreed it was the best B and B we have ever stayed at.

- - #10124

I really wanted to try mosaics and found this course through the craft courses website. A friend joined me for the 3 nights B&B and 2 days of mosaic making. Dawn suggested we come with an idea of what we wanted to make but it was not vital - ideas were in abundance around her home. Fabulous accommodation - clean fresh space to relax when the day was complete. Onto the mosaic – full discussion, guidance and suggestions throughout, but equally time left for our own concentration and development. Everything provided included lunch on the two days. Thank you Dawn – what a stimulating and fruitful weekend.

- - #9943

We stayed at the B&B which was very clean and comfortable. The breakfast was superb and the location perfect. The workshop was very relaxed and friendly. We were guided all the way through the process with everything supplied and we all ended up with a piece of mosaic to be proud of. We sat outside in the lovely courtyard surrounded with flowers. The chocolate cake was lovely and Dawn was a great hostess.

- - #9434

Dawn,thank you for a lovely time making mosaics. You are such a talented lady and made us feel so welcome in your lovely B and B. I never thought yesterday morning that I'd be leaving today with a mosaic I'm proud to say I made! You have given me so many ideas, I can't wait to begin my own projects at home. Thank you again for making us so comfortable, ( and for the lovely food and drinks

- - #6571

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- - #6432

We had a fantastic break and course here. We each left with a totally unique piece of mosaic artork, which was a amazing. There was a lovely setting to work in and lots of choice of materials. Thoroughly enjoyable and good value. Lunch was included and Dawn is an excellent chef. The bnb itself is absolutely lovely. A perfect place to enjoy both the course and the Durham Dales.

- - #4946

We stayed at the Red Lodge for a 2 night mosaic break. Having never done any mosaics before we were amazed to come home with our completed project, and have been inspired to continue with more projects. Dawn is obviously very passionate about her hobby and there are numerous mosaics up around the B & B to inspire you. She is an amazing host, very friendly and welcoming, the rooms are immaculate and the breakfast was great. We were even provided with home cooked food for lunch and a glass of wine to end the day! What more could you ask for. If you are interested in making a mosaic I would highly recommend Dawn to get you started.

- - #3584

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Course Start Dates

Saturday 30th March 2019
Friday 5th April 2019
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  • Child friendly
  • Suitable for beginners
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  • Suitable for stag and hen dos
  • Teen friendly

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