One day stained glass workshop London for beginners

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Description

The one day stained glass workshop is an amazing way to start your journey into the addictive world of stained glass.

The workshop is divided with four key activities :

Morning Agenda:

1. Pattern selection.
2. Glass selection.
3. Familiarisation of tools.
4.Cutting glass and familiarisation of different angles and styles of cutting.
5. Grinding cut glass edges & unlimited supply of tea & biscuits:)

Afternoon session: You will focus on completion of piece to take home by

1.Understand copper foiling method.
2.Assembling your pieces together.
3.Use of soldering iron and solder.
4. Familiarisation of various chemicals i.e. flux and patinas etc.
5. Voila! your creation is ready to take home:)

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

All tools and materials are included (attendees are recommended to bring along Apron).

Refreshments and biscuits are available.

Advisable to get packed lunch. However, plenty of local cafes and restaurants are accessible from the venue (approx.8 mins walk).

Free Off-street parking is available.
Metropolitan and Piccadilly line station access -approx.8 min walk.

********This Course is not suitable for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Mothers as we will be using solder which contains lead.**********

Maker

Tejal Kachalia at Glassseasons

Venue

8 Oakington Avenue
Harrow
London
HA2 7JJ

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Christmas
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Easter
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Fathers Day
  • Hearing impaired
  • Hen dos
  • Intermediate level
  • Mothers Day
  • Overseas Holiday
  • Parking provided
  • Pet lovers
  • Public transport
  • Romantic
  • Seniors
  • Spooky
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • UK Holiday
  • Wheelchair users

Duration

6 hours (flexible times to suit)

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Reviews

In-person course
Thomas Griffiths - - #35040

Tejal was an extremely enthusiastic teacher who was set on making sure I created the piece I wanted to make. She went into real depth in answering every question I had and generally went above and beyond, couldn’t recommend more for a beginner course.

In-person course
Caitlin - - #34971

Excellent session & lovely day. Tejal is a really good teacher/demonstrater and was really open to allowing students to exercise their own creativity within the bounds of what was possible in one day. Really great and im now looking for ways to take this forwards as a hobby.

In-person course
Leah Wilson - - #34921

Tejal's beginners course is fantastic! I learnt so much from her in only a day and she is a very patient teacher. I found it really helpful and interesting that she explained each process involved in preparing the glass to make my suncatcher and I would love to go back and practise the skills that she taught me. A very enjoyable way to spend a Saturday, Thank you Tejal! :)

In-person course
angela hughes - - #34726

Great day with tejal learning how copper foil stain glass. Tejal has great knowledge of the squipment and techniques and was very encouraging with our creations. Very reasonable and a fun day had by me and my daughter.

Response from Glassseasons:

thanks, appreciate it

In-person course
Sue - - #34757

Great day and tuition to make one item. Fun and worth learning this wonderful craft. Loads of ideas and plenty of glass to choose from.

In-person course
Jackie - - #34655

We had a lovely day in Tejal's amazing studio making our stained glass creations, which I'm very proud of. Tejal is an excellent instructor. We are already planning on going back.

In-person course
Jane Morley - - #34656

My friend and I had a wonderful day with Tejal creating our own small pieces of stained glass. She explained all the processes so well it gave me confidence in tackling them. She's incredibly skilled and creative, and could offer a large choice of ideas to try. The whole day was calming and creative - just what I needed.

In-person course
Suzie - - #34643

I attended a one day course recently and can’t recommend it enough! Tejal is patient, supportive and an endless fountain of stained glass knowledge, the day was worth it just being able to have a talk with her about all things glass art!

The setting was very clean and had everything you needed to make your piece including the best teacher. As a newbie to stained glass she made me feel very comfortable and helped me produce a wonderful star to take home.

I hope to take another class again soon! Thank you Tejal!

In-person course
Georgina Hadjipanayi - - #34644

I completed the 1 day beginners workshop and had a brilliant day. I am someone who tends to get bored easily and can struggle to keep my concentration; I didn't experience either at all, during the day. I absolutely loved it. Tejal is a wonderful teacher; she knows her craft, she's engaging and she knows how to give autonomy when needed. She was also very understanding of my love of symmetry and was patient with my whilst I tried hard to achieve this on my butterfly for my kids! I really enjoyed learning how to create a stained glass masterpiece and would be keen to work with this artform again in the future.
Thanks so much, Tejal!

In-person course
Kitty - - #34450

Very interesting course and good tutor. Handy location and full of stained glass decor. Highly recommend to whoever want a taste of making stained glass piece.

Response from Glassseasons:

Thanks Kitty, keep smiling, enjoyed teaching you.

In-person course
Maria Cole - - #34266

Tejal is an excellent instructor and really believes in what she is doing.
My niece bought this one day course for me as a present because I absolutely love stained glass (mainly medieval stained glass in our gothic cathedrals). To be honest, I was not convinced I would enjoy it because I have no artistic abilities myself and I thought I would make a hash of it. But I didn't!
Under Tejal's patient guidance, I produced a star which is now hanging in my garden and looks very attractive. I will enjoy looking at it.
Thank you Tejal and good luck with your own designs.

Response from Glassseasons:

Thanks Maria, really appreciate your kind words:)

In-person course
Eilidh Gill - - #34219

Tejal was a great teacher; she explained each step in good detail and was very encouraging. Lovely little studio in the garden and was nice to see works of art dotted around the room for inspiration. Would definitely recommend!

Response from Glassseasons:

Thanks! i loved to teaching you, you are a true artist.

In-person course
Christine Barson - - #34180

I thoroughly enjoyed my one day workshop with Tejal and came home with a 3D creation that I thought was going to be too complicated for a beginner. Tejal went to great lengths to ensure I achieved my goals and I learnt a huge amount within a short time. She is a lovely person and an inspiring teacher and her workshop is in a beautiful setting. A cup of tea or coffee in the afternoon would have helped to keep me going but Covid restrictions prevented that - maybe this will change soon.

Many thanks, Christine.

Response from Glassseasons:

thanks! it was lovely to teaching you.

In-person course
Azarra - - #33896

I enjoyed this course so much. Tejal is such a good teacher with a lot of knowledge. She was very encouraging throughout the creative process. I'm so happy with the piece I made. I would definitely sign up to do another course with Tejal.

Response from Glassseasons:

Thanks, you are a talented artist!

In-person course
Bronwen & Maureen - - #33863

Tejal is a very, friendly, interesting and knowledgeable instructor. Both supportive and encouraging.
We had a lovely session making our individual projects.
It was lovely to finally meet you x

Response from Glassseasons:

Thanks, appreciate it

In-person course
Shuk Hing Sze - - #33678

It is a wonderful experience. Tejal is very friendly. She teaches to acquire the skill patiently. I will definitely go again to make more beautiful stained glass craft.

Response from Glassseasons:

Thanks Sue was a pleasure to teach you:)

In-person course
Stacey Court-Martin - - #33497

Thank you Tejal for such a wonderful day and for sharing your wealth of knowledge and expertise with me. The whole day was so relaxing and it was great to be able to go at my own speed and really absorb how to get familiar with the techniques. I’m over the moon with my sun catcher and I will always look at it with fondness and with memories of such a great teacher. I can’t wait to start exploring some of the other ideas and techniques we talked about.

Response from Glassseasons:

Thanks appreciate your valuable feedback

In-person course
Christine Cox - - #33443

This was such an enjoyable day! Tejal is an excellent teacher and so helpful and encouraging. She demonstrated all the techniques before I had a go myself. Every part of the process was interesting and Tejal explained them all so well that none were too challenging (although I'm glad there was plenty of time for practising cutting the glass!). I loved learning these new skills and was really pleased with my finished piece. I'd love to come back and make something else. Thank you Tejal!

Response from Glassseasons:

Thanks Christine, appreciate it!Look forward to seeing you:)

In-person course
Youngjin Kim - - #33395

Tejal is a great teacher encouraging me to follow the course step by step. I really enjoyed the class and happy with my work. I am definitely recommending the course for those who wanted to learn new skills / find a new hobby.

Response from Glassseasons:

Thank You, appreciate it.

In-person course
Leora - - #33320

Fantastic course with an excellent teacher. I thoroughly enjoyed creating a lovely piece. Tejal is a great teacher, combining excellent knowledge with attention to detail and a caring approach. Lovely experience, highly recommended!

Response from Glassseasons:

Thanks Leora, it was nice to meet you and was very impressed with your artistic streak.

In-person course
Liz - - #33303

We had a beginner's one day workshop to make sun catchers. I chose to make a squirrel and my husband made a butterfly. Tejal gave us very clear instructions and was encouraging and supportive throughout. She led us through the four stages, demonstrating and then patiently helping us choose the colour of the glass, cut the shapes, smooth the edges. Then wrap the edges before soldering them together.
Tejal was very friendly and chatty, a good teacher. We really enjoyed the workshop and making stained glass shapes and would recommend this course to anyone.

Response from Glassseasons:

Thanks Liz, appreciate your valuable feedback. I am so proud of you both!

In-person course
Tina Cruise - - #33051

Really enjoyed the day. Learnt about glass cutting, grinding and soldering. Came away with a fun piece that could be recognised as a Bee. Fabulous tutor. Will be humming for sometime. Hapbee

Response from Glassseasons:

Thanks Tina, look forward to seeing you soon x

In-person course
Nathaniel Ferris - - #32612

Tegal's course is perfect for anyone who wants to learn a new skill or develop an existing one in a beautiful, relaxed environment. She is extremely friendly and obviously experienced in teaching all ages.

This was the first art class I have taken in years and my only regret is not finding Tegal sooner, she has helped reinvigorate my creative side and was very helpful when it came to sourcing affordable materials.

Overall, an incredible experience, with a knowledgeable teacher. Highly recommend.

Response from Glassseasons:

Thanks so much, Nathan, I learned so much from you too, take care.hope to seeing your art work someday.

In-person course
Ruby Smith - - #32585

This was a brilliant day, I enjoyed it so much. Due to covid guidelines, it was only Tejal and I and she made it very comfortable. We had interesting chats and it was easy-going.

It is clear that Tejal is truly passionate about her craft; she made stained glass feel really easy and boosted my confidence a lot.

I also met her lovely, bright son who gave me a brief colour consultation on the colours I chose for my piece :) I was impressed!

I was so pleased with what I produced, even having time to produce 2 pieces, and will definitely be coming back. Thank you, Tejal!

Response from Glassseasons:

Thanks Ruby, it was my pleasure to teach you. Loved meeting you and I enjoyed your company. Take care.

In-person course
Elaina Ford - - #32550

Tejal is an excellent teacher, knowledgeable and friendly. The studio is a lovely summer house type building at the end of her garden. I went between lockdowns, and all felt safe and was well managed. Definitely recommended.

Response from Glassseasons:

Thanks Elaina, appreciate your feedback. Take care.

In-person course
El Moore - - #31838

I was so excited to be going on this stain glass course with my friend, it was a break from my duties as a mother of twins. It exceeded all my expectations - Tejal was a fab teacher, passionate about her craft and eager for you to find your joy in stain glass! She was patience, encouraging and helpful - it was a lot of fun! I hope to do this again with my sister in the future. We took away two gorgeous pieces of stain glass - despite it being our first time!!

Response from Glassseasons:

thank you, look forward to seeing you again.

In-person course
Jane - - #31768

My daughter (12) and I had a lovely 2 days with Tajal. We thoroughly enjoyed the fully hands on course and the instructions given were clear and helpful. We came away with a stained glass piece each to hang at home. I would happily recommend this course to anyone who is interested in learning a new skill. Thanks so much Tejal, we may see you again for the next course. :-) (NB Covid safety measures used gave us extra confidence in being at the class.)

In-person course
Adeline - - #31609

We thoroughly enjoyed our time on this course. Tejal was so patient and really let us explore our creativity. Her workshop is beautiful and well organized. We'd definitely recommend this course to anyone!

In-person course
Merlin - - #31079

Great course!! Tejal was very helpful and kind

In-person course
Aaron Stevens - - #30922

A wonderful and fulfilling experience. Learned a lot about how stained glass is made into different objects and the important tools and processes used. My teacher was very helpful, hands-on, and very open-minded, she was also very experienced in her craft and gave me plenty of resources in order to pursue stained glass creations, such as suppliers and a list of tools. Overall the class was well worth the price and has made me consider doing more courses in stained glass.

Response from Glassseasons:

Thanks Aaron, appreciate your feedback, look forward to seeing you again!

In-person course
Sally Joan Ross - - #30642

My partner and I loved this two day course. Tejal was an excellent teacher and her enthusiasm shone through. Our heads were buzzing with all of the skills we had to learn to complete a butterfly and boat.
We are hoping to continue to learn about stained glass and can't wait until Tejal offers another glass course.

Response from Glassseasons:

Thanks, take care.It was lovely meeting you and training both.Love to see again!

In-person course
Janet West - - #29645

A fun and enjoyable weekend stained glass course. Tejal spent time ensuring we left happy with our efforts! A big thank you 😊!

In-person course
Heather Prior - - #28314

A very good introduction to completing a simple glass project. The course introduces the concepts of cutting, foiling, grinding and soldering pieces of glass. The course is well paced and the tutor informative and enthusiastic.

In-person course
Stained Glass Making - - #27880

Tejal is an excellent teacher and made the course really enjoyable as well as teaching us all the key techniques. The studio is lovely too.

Response from Glassseasons:

thank-you!

In-person course
Mary toft - - #27575

The family running the course couldn’t have been nicer. There were 8 of us and the course didn’t really work for that number. We should have had 2 days of 3 hours but the first day was 2 hrs and the second day 4. There was a lot of time when we weren’t doing anything as there wasn’t enough equipment.
Having said that we all came away happy with our makes and having learnt a new craft.

Response from Glassseasons:

Thanks you for your feedback, the downtime was to allow members of the group to interact with one another as it was a family event, and additional time was added as a buffer to ensure everyone's ability was accommodated. The venue has a restriction on how much equipment is allowed and I will be speaking to the venue manager about this. I appreciate your constructive feedback with transparent comments and will take this on board for future large group events. We look forward to continuing enhancing the course. Regards, Tejal

In-person course
Becca - - #27593

Really great craft to do. You can learn the basics pretty quickly and get great results in very little time!
Went with a group of 8 people. Tejal was a very good teacher, very positive and helpful.
We did struggle with time having too much time the first day and too little time the second. I think that if this was a one day course we would have been able to get the activities done in a time suitable for us. As there were only 2 pieces of equipment on day 2, there was a lot of waiting around. I did nothing for over an hour and then had to rush to finish.
Having said that, we all really enjoyed the craft and all came away with beautiful pieces that are now hanging up in our window!

Response from Glassseasons:

Thanks you for your feedback. I appreciate limited equipment was one of the concerns and will be speaking to the venue manager to see if they can permit more equipment for a larger group, it was lovely meeting and teaching you all and I was pleasantly surprised with everyone's skills.

I am glad you all completed your pieces beautifully and learnt a new skill! Take care :)

In-person course
Katarzyna Dissmann - - #27103

Tejal is very knowledgeable and helpful.
The course was just for two people so it was a luxury to have access to the workshop on nearly one2one basis.
I had an amazing experience and created wonderful stained glass sun catcher.
We also had great chats in between the lessons. I would recommend this course to everyone who wants to discover a new hobby.

Response from Glassseasons:

Thanks Katarzyna, your valuable comments are very much appreciated!

In-person course
Aviva - - #27067

Thoroughly enjoyed the course with Tejal! She is a great teacher- knowledgable, friendly and explained everything very comprehensively. The course is well thought out and organised.
It was a delight to work in her immaculately clean studio in the garden - and I came home with a project to be proud of!

Response from Glassseasons:

Thanks Aviva, it was a pleasure meeting and teaching you!

In-person course
Anna Thorne - - #26649

This was such a rewarding course. Having never carried out any glass work before Tejal's pace and level of teaching was perfect. I thoroughly enjoyed the creative aspect of completing my butterfly over 2 half days and was perfect in giving me confidence to return and complete additional pieces of work for gifts. Tejal's studio is a little haven of tranquillity that facilitates the creative process and I am looking forward to returning to make more beautiful pieces of work in my found new hobby. I have a little list of items I hope to accomplish in 2020.

Response from Glassseasons:

thanks Anna, appreciate your feedback.

In-person course
Margaret Horan - - #26618

Great course. Tejal explained and demonstrated every step. Lovely work space.
Hope to do further classes in future.

Response from Glassseasons:

Thanks Margaret, appreciate your feedback

In-person course
Margaret Horan - - #26617

Enjoyed my 2 days on the course, hope to take it further in the future.
Many thanks.

Response from Glassseasons:

Thanks, I am glad you enjoyed:)

In-person course
Breda Fitzgerald - - #26469

A truly fantastic workshop. This was my second project with Tejal. Firstly, I made a stained glass table top and this time i made a column lamp. Both pieces are beautiful which as a family we will always treasure. Tejal is a brilliant teacher with inspirational ideas and is patient and kind. Her workshop is an oasis of calm in her garden which is beautifully fitted out with all the necessary equipment and high quality materials. I thoroughly enjoyed my classes and I am looking forward to the next. Thank you very much.

Response from Glassseasons:

Thank-You and I am so proud of you completing the beautiful column lamp!

In-person course
Lou Kittel - - #26456

My friend and I throughly enjoyed our 2 days at Tejals class. I will definitely be booking again in the new year to continue on the journey.

Response from Glassseasons:

Thanks Lou for the Prompt response, appreciate it.

In-person course
Carol O'Boyle - - #23055

Wonderful 2 day course spent in Tejal's brilliant studio - Tejal is an excellent teacher, generous with her time, encouragement and creativity - her studio space is inspiring as is she - already looking for ideas for my next project in her intermediate classes !

Response from Glassseasons:

thanks carol, appreciate it!

In-person course
Graham Davidson - - #23243

As someone who has never been any good at any form of art, I attended Tejal's beginner course this last weekend. It was a birthday present from my wife and kids. What a fantastic experience I had. As I was a beginner, I was treated to a one on one course which is what Tejal does with all beginners. We went through step by step, loads of explaining, demonstrating and positive encouragement from Tejal. When I had finished my project, I was amazed that I could accomplish my finished piece. I can only praise and recommend Tejal's course to anyone who has an interest in stained glass. You will not be sorry. Tejal, thank you so much. I will be back to do the intermediate course in the future. Thanks for all the info and links for tools and equipment that I will need.

Response from Glassseasons:

thanks graham, appreciate it!

In-person course
Marianne Saulsbury - - #22932

I really enjoyed the course. Every step was explained and demonstrated well and I felt able to complete each task following this. The atmosphere was friendly and relaxed. I would definitely recommend the course and do another myself.
Thank you

Response from Glassseasons:

Thanks! Much appreciated.

In-person course
Sally - - #22392

Tejal is friendly and welcoming and I truly enjoyed this two day Stained Glass beginners course. I loved her enthusiasm and obvious love for this craft and her willingness to share her knowledge.

Knowing nothing at the start, I now feel so much more inspired, knowledgeable and enthusiastic to do and learn more.

Thank you Tejal, you are a great advocate.
Sally

In-person course
Nat - - #20704

Really enjoyed this course!! Tejal Is very welcoming, medothical, friendly and knowledgeable. A great introduction to glass!

In-person course
Divya - - #19940

I thoroughly enjoyed every minute of my beginner's course. Tejal is very accommodating and ensured i was comfortable throughout the course. she is very knowledgeable and inspiring. I loved working in her studio and would love to come back again for more advanced course.

In-person course
Breda Fitzgerald - - #19911

A truly wonderful course. Over the course of 4 weeks I completed a beautiful stained glass table top. My champagne table as Tejal called it!
Tejal is so knowledgeable about her craft and put me at ease with any concerns I had.
I really loved my course and will return to do more.
Thank you so much!

In-person course
Jackie Manning - - #17713

This was my first experience of making stained glass but hopefully not my last.
I was a little apprehensive before the weekend as I have mobility issues and use crutches, but I needn't have worried. Tejal's studio is level access and has an accessible toilet. I was able to sit when I needed.
Tejal demonstrated each step and explained everything in great detail, I learnt so much over the 2 days. Her love for her craft is obvious and infectious and makes you want to learn more. There were challenging moments but Tejal was there giving encouragement and support as needed. The end result was a beautiful butterfly .
I hope to do another course at some stage in the future. Thanks Tejal for a wonderful experience

Response from Glassseasons:

Thank-You, appreciate it, take care.

In-person course
AMITA - - #17665

Tejal really knows her stuff, and is very good at explaining the steps in creating a stained glass piece. It's great to learn from a real expert, who also has high standards and wants you to really learn. A lovely person to spend the time with, generou with her time and resources. Thanks Tejal :)

Response from Glassseasons:

thank you:)

In-person course
Julie Card - - #16919

I had never attempted stained glass making before this course and thoroughly enjoyed it.
Tejal went through and explained the process stage by stage in detail. Demonstrating each method.
I feel that I learnt so much over the two days and am definitely going to book to do another project.
I went home with a lovely butterfly that I have displayed in my conservatory.
Tejal was a lovely lady and couldn’t have been more helpful.

Thank you Tejal, a really enjoyable course.😀

In-person course
zahra wahab - - #16915

Fantastic stained class workshop, clear instruction form Tejal who was very helpful and friendly.

Definately want to do another course at some stage.

In-person course
Maria - - #16654

Thank you for a lovely glassy time! Beautiful workshop. Great conversation plus learned a new craft creating a copper foil sun catcher, now proudly displayed in my window.

Response from Glassseasons:

Thanks Maria, appreciate it!!!

In-person course
Kasia - - #16283

Tejal is friendly, charming, inspiring and dedicated to her teaching. I had a great time in her cosy studio making butterflies. She made it fun and easy. Plan to attend another workshop with Tejal soon. Highly recommended!

In-person course
Jimmy Kelly - - #16202

Great course. I have done the beginners and intermediate stained glass workshop and thoroughly enjoyed it. So stimulating and therapeutic. I hope to go on to do the advanced class and work on my own design.

Response from Glassseasons:

Thanks Jimmy, it was pleasure having you, hope you are enjoying the summer with your stained glass bespoke terrarium!

In-person course
Debby Benjamin - - #16201

Wonderful experience. Fun, both challenging and relaxing! Definately want to do another course with Tejal, she is charming, determined to share with you her passion for working with glass, a great teacher, encouraging you gently to find your own ideas. I hope to bring my mother and neice for their birthday presents.

Response from Glassseasons:

Thanks-you so much, really appreciate your comments and I am glad you enjoyed and accomplished your desired design within time:)

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