About the Course
***My last courses this year are on Saturday 3rd, Friday 9th & 10th November.
Mosaic day with Dawn at Red Lodge B&B in Stanhope, Weardale.
Come and join Dawn for the day to create your own unique mosaic at Red Lodge B&B, Stanhope. If you enjoy crafts and would like to try something different mosaicing could be for you.
Dawn has been making mosaics for over 12 years, she became hooked on mosaicing after taking a year long course in Cyprus and has been making them ever since.
Dawn will introduce you to the techniques, tools and materials involved in making a medium sized mosaic. Make an animal shape, teapot stand, house number or plaque on a relaxing fun day...with cake! Please contact Dawn to discuss your project or book a class.
Please be aware that once your design is glued down it usually needs at least 12 hours to dry before it can be grouted, this must be taken into consideration if you would like to take a finished piece home.
Dawn can grout your mosaic for you to collect at a later date or you can take some grout home to finish the mosaic yourself.
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 materials and tools required to make your mosaic including safety glasses.
Larger mosaics may carry an additional charge. Addition mosaics made carry a £10 charge to cover the cost of extra materials.
Refreshments - tea, coffee, cake and sandwiches.
Two things to note about this course: Dawn's enthusiasm and her cakes! Both are fantastic. The course is easy going and relaxed with plenty of time for questions. Inspiration is everywhere from Dawn's own finished mosaics. If you are looking to get into crafting then go for this course first as her enthusiasm is catching and shows you how much fun and joy there is in creating an object with your own hands. Plenty of choices and guidance for your first mosaic plus an incredible array of tessarae to choose from. All in all a very enjoyable day and would recommend this to anyone.
Mike Beer - - #14436
A very enjoyable day! Dawn was extremely welcoming and well organised. There was an excellent selection of animals/shapes to mosaic and it was very helpful to have so many completed examples to use for ideas and for inspiration. Very good selection of colours and finish of tiles. Refreshments were provided throughout the day. The cake was especially delicious. We also looked at the bed and breakfast accommodation, which is best described as delightful! Thank you to Dawn for a superb day-I am now hooked on mosaics!
Emma - - #14313
I booked this day course for me and my friend as a birthday present. Dawn was absolutely fantastic, very welcoming and friendly. We had a variety of different items to choose from to mosaic and were then shown how to cut and place the glass after a safety talk. We enjoyed lovely homemade cake and flapjack for a snack followed by lunch- I had a special vegan meal made for me whilst the others enjoyed quiche and salad! Lots of refreshments and good conversation. Thoroughly enjoyed the day and may book the overnight break for my mum in the future!! Thanks very much for having us.
Vicki and Anna
Victoria Allen - - #14149
My friend and I joined Dawn for one of her mosaic courses recently and had a fabulous time. Dawn is very easy going and put us at ease straight away. She took us through the course step by step and during the breaks offered us homemade delights, homemade soup, bread and the most delicious cake!! We stayed over in her guest house, which was lovely and spotlessly clean. Had a wonderful breakfast and finished off our mosaics. I would recommend this course to anyone, even if they don't think theyrw very 'crafty', well worth the money and a great Christmas gift idea. Thank you Dawn, we will be back!
Carole Harker - - #6731
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