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Alford Craft Market Centre

Contact Name: Lynne Le Voi

Telephone: 01507 463341

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1 West Street
LN13 9DG

Alford Craft Market Centre
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Alford Craft Market Centre's Courses

Lincolnshire - Next course on 24th February 2018
For this piece you will learn the basics of fusing glass, taught by our experienced tutor and be guided through the design of your project to ensure you get the most out of the materials. Limited to 4 places. Suitable for all abilities. The owl base and eyes will be ready cut for you. Lots of colours to choose from! Work will be ready for collection after about a week or we can post to...
Lincolnshire - Next course on 28th January 2018
Make 2 unique glass pieces to give to your Valentine this year. You will make 1 panel 12” x 3” and 1 panel 8” x 2”. You will be able to pick them up in time for Valentine’s Day. Suitable for all ages and abilities.
Lincolnshire - Next course on 11th February 2018
Paint with acrylics, bright & vibrant & easy to correct any mistakes or improve things you don’t like. How abut painting your pet, house or favourite local landscape or landmark. You’ll also need: · Brushes suitable for acrylic paints – one large (e.g. number 12), one medium (e.g. number 6) and one small/fine for detail work. · Acrylic paper or canvas/canvas board. If you use paper either a gummed pad or a sheet taped to...
Lincolnshire - Next course on 17th February 2018
A fun day of learning to use porcelain paint to upcycle white china & porcelain, making charming gifts, or brightening up your old ceramics. You will paint at least a mug and a plate.
Lincolnshire - Next course on 4th February 2018
Matt will cut the base for you then you choose your own design. These dishes are great – pretty enough for display, as a tea light candleholder, a ring dish on a dressing table or in the kitchen or hall for your keys & rings.
Lincolnshire - Next course on 12th March 2018
Come and crochet a Spring Flower Wreath with crochet tutor Pam Barnell in a fun and relaxed group. Not suitable for absolute beginners – you must be able to do basic crochet stitches. Maximum 6 places.
Lincolnshire - Next course on 17th February 2018
You will learn how to make big hole beads to thread on a chain, ribbon or Pandora Bracelet, as well as pendants and smaller spacer beads. For safety reasons please wear cotton clothes with long sleeves and tie back long hair. Ages 16 and over – 5 places. Includes all the beads you make during the session, fired in the kiln and cleaned ready for you to pick up the following week or we can...
Lincolnshire - Next course on 24th March 2018
Enjoy wet-in-wet, loose & free painting with large brushes, just see how the paint flows! We shall be covering landscapes, water & skies among other things. Please bring some reference photos that we can discuss along with your usual painting items. Paint, brushes, tissues, paper, pencils etc. I shall bring some brushes, paints & large size paper to purchase if needed. Bring a packed lunch. For further information contact the tutor on 01526 320626 or...
Lincolnshire - Next course on 9th February 2018
Using a combination of Cheviot, Merino and Corriedale wool we will create a 3D mushroom standing approx 20cm high. You can choose to make a funky bright fungus or tone it down and make a more traditional mushroom. They make a fun ornament or, if you prefer a more practical use, a great pin cushion! This workshop is suitable for absolute beginners or those who have experience of needle felting. We will explore the use...
Lincolnshire - Next course on 9th March 2018
Suitable for all abilities. A great introduction to wet felting around a resist. Once you understand the basics of resist work you will be amazed at what you can achieve & your tutor will bring lots of examples of work to inspire you! There will be several options of adding surface decoration to your bowl including textured yarns, silks, beads & embroidery. All you need to bring are 2 old towels, an apron & basic...
Lincolnshire - Next course on 26th March 2018
Spend a fortune on candles that have no fragrance? Come & learn how to make container candles. You will receive a full demonstration of candle making with soy wax in different containers. A fun, friendly & hands on workshop where you will create your own candles. You will learn about soy wax & the best ways to melt it, how to add fragrance, how to dye the wax to your favourite colour & you will...
Lincolnshire - Next course on 23rd March 2018
These wreaths make a real statement inside or outside your home. You will learn how to make different styles of felt flowers, how to decorate your base wreath & how to secure the flowers. Choose your own design & colours from a range of felts & materials. No sewing required.
Lincolnshire - Next course on 13th March 2018
Oil Painting with Bridget Jones 6 participants. Oil painting loose and free suitable for all levels. This workshop is suitable for those who would get painting with oils. During the workshop you will paint an oil picture. Over the day you will receive structured practical tuition aimed at getting you to understand the painting medium of oil and getting you painting using both brushes and palette knife. However please wear old clothes and bring an...
Lincolnshire - Next course on 4th February 2018
Pottery Design & Decoration – a 6 week course starting on Sundays from the 4th February, 2018 or Wednesdays starting on the 7th February, 2018 both at 10.30 – 1.30 £120pp for 6 weeks. Design and make your own projects using your preferred method of hand building or throwing. Decorating techniques will include slip training, sgraffito, painting, texture, wax resist. Finished pieces will be fired and available to take home from the shop. There will...
Lincolnshire - Next course on 17th March 2018
Enjoy this practical workshop using the skills of stained glass copper foiling. Suitable for beginners aged 16+ you will work in a relaxed environment with plenty of individual attention. There will be a large selection of coloured & textured glass to choose from & at the end of the day you will take at least 2 or 3 quirky birds home. You will learn how to select the glass, prepare it for foiling, applying the...
Lincolnshire - Next course on 13th February 2018
During this workshop I will take you through how to paint a watercolour picture in a free and loose way. Letting colours merge and letting interesting things happen are essential to create visually stimulating watercolours. Please bring watercolour paints, brushes and watercolour paper and a sketchpad with you. We will paint 2 pictures during the day. Suitable for all levels.