Leaded Stained Glass Workshop in The Cotswolds - Gloucestershire/Wiltshire/Oxfordshire Border

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Description

Join guest tutor Sharon of Maybug Studio in the creative space at the Craft Barn in this NEW workshop for the next step in stained glass. This is a busy full day workshop that requires accuracy therefore previous experience of cutting glass is required. Generally leaded stained glass is used for larger items e.g. Church windows. At this workshop you will make a beautiful suncatcher (not the size of a church window though!). Moving on from copper foiling to using lead Came to support your beautiful stained glass you will learn new techniques for leaded stained glass. Starting with choosing a design, you will progress to set out and cut your glass, prepare, cut and solder the lead came and finish with cementing the glass in place. This workshop is kept to a small group with a maximum of 6 to ensure everyone has the space, tools and guidance they need. By the end of the day you will have your own unique leaded stained glass panel to hang up and enjoy. NOTE: Customers must wear closed toe shoes, you will be using sharp tools and hot soldering irons. For these reasons there is an age limit of over 18s only and is not suitable for pregnant women due to the lead based solder used.

What's included in the price?

Includes tuition, use of tools, tea and coffee. The cost of the materials is not included in the course fees. The approximate cost of materials is £30-£45 and payable to the tutor on the day. Please bring: lunch, make sure that hair is tied back and bring your glasses if you wear them.

Duration

7 hours

Cancellation policy

Non-refundable - Refunds are not available

Maker

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Lechlade Craft Barn

with Craft Courses since 2015

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Crafting in the Cotswolds – what’s not to love? Lechlade Craft Barn offers craft workshops in the pretty Cotswolds market town of Lechlade on Thames. The Craft Barn is an attractive old stone barn at Karen's home and is the perfect setting to discover and develop your crafting skills. Owner Karen has a long-held passion for crafting, with backgrounds in retail and event management. Along with her workshops, she is joined by a talented team of guest tutors who offer a wide range of craft workshops. The barn is accessed via external stone steps with handrails on either side and unfortunately may not be suitable for anyone with mobility issues. Some workshops are delivered nearby in the bright and spacious Memorial Hall complex and other local venues. In addition to published workshops, we also offer bespoke Crafty Parties for Hens, groups of friends and family, special occasions, or any excuse to have a crafty day.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Christmas
  • Intermediate level
  • Easter
  • Parking provided
  • Mother's Day
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Hen dos
  • Romantic
  • Corporate days out & team building
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Venue

Lechlade Craft Barn, Orchard House South, Downington, LECHLADE, Gloucestershire, GL7 3DL