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Powertex workshops - Certified Powertex Tutor - Karen Hewitt - Waterlooville - PO7 5HD

Floral Heart - many other styles and colours possible

Duration: 3 hours

Price: £35

Book with: Karen Hewitt
at Inky Escapades

28 Alameda Rd

Course Start Dates

Saturday 25th January 2020

About the Course

Powertex Fabric Sculpting - Powertex is a water based, non toxic and environmentally friendly liquid that transforms natural fabrics into 2D and 3D sculptures - after three weeks they are weatherproof and can be displayed outside.
This product can be messy so it is advisable to wear old clothes and remove any jewellery if possible. You will however be supplied with an apron and latex/powder free gloves along with all the materials that you need to create a very personal piece of art.
You will create the project and once dry you will add the colour with varnish and pigment colours to watch the item transformed into a thing of beauty.
Where possible I use recycled items and fabrics to help save our environment.
Please be aware sometimes workshops finish later than the published times due to differing abilities - I will always allow time for a project to be completed. Most Workshops start at 10am
Workshop prices start at £35 for 3 hours.

One to one tuition is also available, please contact me for more information.

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, apron, gloves.
Tea, coffee,and possibly home made cake - if I have had time to bake one.
You will need to provide you own lunch if applicable, depending on which workshops you attend.
only 4/5 places available on each course in my purpose built studio in my garden. Most Workshops start at 10am
Great tutor to student/attendee ratio with a very passionate certified tutor.
I am happy to undertake outside events or demonstrations just email me with your requirements - If you have a space I can teach in I can accommodate larger groups

Want to review this course?

I attended the course on 12th January 2020. I am a complete novice to all things craft, so starting from a blank canvas as far as my skill set is concerned. Karen took us through, step by step how to build our masterpiece, not just explaining how but showing us how, which was extremely useful. The course was well run and suited all abilities with each of us producing a decorative piece for our gardens.
Karen's attention to detail throughout was fabulous and she was very supportive. The workshop was a perfect creative environment and everything I needed was provided.
A lot of thought and imagination had gone into running this course and it showed in the final results.
I would recommend this course to anyone who just wants to give something new/different a go. With such an inspirational teacher everyone will produce something amazing!

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Response from Inky Escapades:

Why Thank you Leigh for your very kind words
The Owl is such a lovely subject I love helping people to create such a lovely garden sculpture
I am very glad you enjoyed your day and I hope you get great enjoyment from looking at the beautiful Owl you created.
Well done and I hope to see you for another Powertex Workshop some time in the future
Kind Regards
Karen Hewitt

Attended the course on the 28th September 2019 and it was absolutely brilliant, brilliant, brilliant.

From arriving and over the whole session Karen and her team (hubby working away) were outstanding.

We were both complete novices and managed to make 2 stunning pieces of work, that we took away with us on the day.

Everything was provided and Karen made the time to explain clearly the steps that needed to be done and what to be aware of, if you did not do specific tasks. Karen is definitely aware of how Powertex works and is someone who passes on that knowledge willingly and with flare.

Karen made us feel very welcome in her home and he workshop is a little haven at the bottom of the garden, which shows off her work with flare. The cake was too yummy to pass up.

Definitely be back.

- - #24939

Response from Inky Escapades:

Thank You so much for your kind words and for taking the trouble to leave me a review - I am so pleased you both loved your workshop and your introduction to Powertex. Do let me know whether Asia managed to obtain extra credits based on the fabulous piece she created from her photograph
Kind Regards
Karen Hewitt Certified Powertex Tutor

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  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Evenings
  • Events & groups
  • Other locations possible - tutor willing to travel
  • Stag and hen dos
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Weekends

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