Candle making with Deborah Woodland
Explore different waxes, candle wicks, moulds, colours, scents and textures. We’ll look at rolled, floating, dipped, jewelled and moulded candles using beeswax, soya and paraffin waxes along with a variety of dyes, perfumes and finishes. Take home at least 6 lovely lights!
Join Sarah Waters for a one-day workshop and make a beautiful felt bag. You will learn the techniques of the wet felting method using the 3D seamless method.
By the end of the day you will :
• Understand the concepts of wet felting and how to make 3D pieces
• Learn how to add handles, pockets and fastenings
This workshop is suitable for all abilities but please be aware there will be physical work...
Learn the art of freehand machine embroidery. Have fun drawing with your sewing machine and create several designs using fabrics and templates provided. Students will be introduced to techniques including thread sketching and raw edge appliqué. The workshop is suitable for beginners. Sewing machines must be in good working order and have the ability to free motion. Please also bring with you a basic sewing kit including black thread. For more information please click through...
How to win a short story competition with Della Galton
Course will cover:-
• How to make a good first impression
• Three things the judges want
• How to find an original idea
Suitable for complete beginners or experienced writers
Introduction to Papercutting
Learn the techniques involved and create your own papercuts using a selection of templates provided. There’ll also be an opportunity to mount your finished designs, creating wonderful homemade cards or artworks for your home. For more information please click through to my website or drop me an email using the "contact" button above
‘An Introduction to Silk Painting. Come and join me and discover the secrets of painting on silk and take home your masterpieces on the same day. No experience necessary.’
To book, please call the museum or email using the buttons above. Workshop takes place on the second floor accessible via stairs or stairlift if required.