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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

Next course on 30th September 2017
Everyone likes to make something different so why not choose from the following projects:- Coasters make up to 4 x 10cm coasters, Square slumped dish – make a 13 x 13 piece which will be fired twice to achieve its 3d shape, or a colourful beach huts piece. For all pieces you will learn the basics of fusing glass, taught by our experienced tutor and be guided through the design of your project to ensure...
Next course on 1st October 2017
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.
Next course on 9th September 2017
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.
Next course on 22nd September 2017
We improve on the decorative lantern by taking the clear glass out, and replacing it with your own beautiful fused glass creation. Imagine the possibilities for you to match your room colours and theme with your own custom made three dimensional and reflective lantern! You will receive four clear base sections of glass, then add whatever colours, tones, hues, and design you like. We will contour fuse it (more about that in class) and assemble...
Next course on 17th September 2017
Make a Ghost Dance Shirt Sunday 17 September, 2017 10.30 – 1.30 with Joy Pitt £30pp. Suitable for adults & accompanied children. The ghost dance shirts were created by some of the First Nation tribes in the wars with the American settlers. They were very beautiful, and it was believed they had the power to protect the wearer from evil and bullets. Dyed T-shirts will be provided and you will cut them into fringes, then...
Next course on 3rd September 2017
Pottery Design & Decoration 6 week course with potter Pris McGirr. Choose from Wednesday or Sunday mornings starting on Sunday 3rd September or Wednesday 6th September. Design and make your own pottery projects using your preferred method of hand building or throwing. Decorating with include techniques such as sgraffito, slip trailing, painting, texture, wax resist. Finished pieces will be fired and available to take home from the shop. If you cant make all 6 there...
Next course on 14th September 2017
Pottery Evening Classes on Thursdays for 6 weeks September 14th to October 19th, 2017, 7 – 9pm. £100pp Come and enjoy 6 evenings of relaxing pottery with ceramic artist Fiona Radford. Learn hand building techniques, ceramic decoration, sgraffito and glazing. Beginners welcome – 8 places
Next course on 26th September 2017
Try your hand at Peg Loom Weaving with Janice Nickolls on Tuesday 26 September, 2017 10.30 – 1.30. During the session, learners will thread the pegs, learn the basics of peg loom weaving and experiment with different fibres and fabrics, making a small sampler/hanging or something like a placemat or clutch bag.
Next course on 8th September 2017
Using Tyvek fabric we will create a beautiful delicate leaf. Students will create a wire armature, which will be wrapped in Tyvek, hand stitched and heat distressed before applying the delicate surface decoration using hand stitching & beading. If you would like to frame your work you can bring a square box (approx 23cms inside measurement) or the tutor can supply one at a cost of £8 each. Suitable for all abilities. 6 places.
Next course on 11th September 2017
Upcycle your table on our 2 day mosaic class. Create a colourful mosaic tabletop with Karen Frosdick of KF Creative Mosaics on 11/12 September 2017 10.30 – 3.30 on both days. £65 pp for a table up to 30 x 30cms , additional charge for larger tables. Day 1: Bring your table and design and tile it using a wide range of colours & tiles including Goldlink, Iridescent and glitter. Day 2: Clean, grout and...
Next course on 2nd October 2017
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. The image of ‘Trees against a Winters Sky’ shows one of the watercolour paintings we painted in my last...