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Art & Craft Days

Contact Name: Brian Cousins

Telephone: 01245 233459

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Website: www.artandcraftdays.co.uk

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Art & Craft Days
The Butterfly Art & Craft Studio
Flacks Green, Terling
Chelmsford
Essex
CM3 2QS

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Art & Craft Days's Courses

Next course on 11th September 2017
Spend a day at our Butterfly Art & Craft Studio and learn how to paint a small piece of furniture using Autentico Chalk paints. Our tutor specialises in up-cycling character furniture giving it a professional lovingly restored finish. You’ll need to bring a small piece of furniture. We recommend no larger than 50cm x 50cm x 50 cm, don’t worry if you haven’t got anything suitable as we have pieces available from £5.00. Wear some...
Next course on 8th December 2017
Come & join Deb for a fun day at The Butterfly Studio where you will learn how to make a willow door wreath and swag for Christmas. All natural materials using the traditional method of willow weaving for the base of the wreath adding a selection of seasonal materials which may include some or all of the following subject to availability, cones, oranges cinnamon sticks and a variety foliage to create a beautiful Christmas wreath....
Next course on 24th November 2017
Tutor - Carole Gray On this course you will learn to make copper foiled Christmas decorations. Make a set of three Christmas decorations – an angel, a bell and a tree. All the tools and materials required for the course will be supplied. If you are pregnant, you should consult your GP before enrolling on this course as working with solder can be harmful to the developing baby. Carole Gray is a designer and maker...
Next course on 25th November 2017
Tutor: Carole Gray On this course you will learn to make hanging copper foiled glass stars to hang in your home. You will have time to make three stars varying in size from 11cm-19cm. This is a practical course and will include glass cutting, copper foiling and soldering. No previous experience is necessary. All the tools and materials required for the course will be supplied. Included in the fee are the materials for one large,...
Next course on 7th September 2017
We are a local, friendly interactive group who enjoy painting together on a regular basis, suitable for all abilities, beginners through to experienced painters, sharing ideas and inspiration, guided by artist/tutor Susan Clare, in the cosy and inviting atmosphere of The Butterfly Studio.Each session will involve a demonstration, some instruction, practice and creating a piece of art, plus, of course, time for a chat over tea, coffee and biscuits. Autumn Sessions 07.09.17 Animals: Rabbits, hares,...
Next course on 28th October 2017
This is a complete course of two half-day workshops Saturday 28th October & Saturday 4th November 10am-1pm Spend two mornings at “The Butterfly Studio” with talented felting artist Lana Walton and learn how to make these fun and festive needle felted Christmas Decorations. These beautiful Christmas decorations will add warmth and cheer to your home decor. They will also make the perfect gifts for loved ones. Lana will offer a variety of designs and you...
These classes are suitable for everyone, whether you have previous experience or are new to this craft. Needle-felting is a method for making fibres into 3D sculptures, cute animals, jewellery and much more…. Each lesson will focus on something new and exciting from pin cushions to small animals and cute accessories.
Next course on 16th September 2017
This is a complete course of two half day workshops Saturday 16th September & Saturday 23rd September 10am – 1pm Spend two mornings at “The Butterfly Studio” with talented felting artist Lana Walton and learn how to make a beautiful necklace. On this workshop you will learn how to make a necklace using different techniques such as needle felting and wet felting or a combination of both. Lana will offer a variation of styles for...
Next course on 2nd September 2017
This is a complete course of two half day workshops Saturday 2nd September & Saturday 9th September 10am – 1pm. Learn how to make these beautiful wet felted children’s slippers/booties with talented Felting artist Lana Walton. Spend two mornings at “The Butterfly Studio” making 100% wool wet felted slippers and personalise the finished product. Felted slippers/booties are very warm, comfortable, cosy, soft and light in weight. They will keep your child’s feet warm all winter....
Next course on 27th November 2017
Spend a morning creating beautiful folklore inspired Christmas decorations for your home and garden with Basketmaker Karen Lawrence. Larger willow snowflakes and Scandinavian style rush Angels will be created along with finer plaited hearts, stars and snowflakes and small willow Christmas trees.
Next course on 27th November 2017
Come and make this festive Christmas tree. Made from willow, you will learn how to make a frame and rand weave over it to create the Christmas tree shape. Once completed there will be plenty of ribbons and embellishments, such as dried orange slices and cinnamon sticks to chose from to decorate your tree.
Next course on 17th November 2017
A great day ideal for both experienced and beginners in Free Machine Embroidery. Layers of printed fabrics are sandwiched and stitched with the darning foot before using the Soldering tool to reverse applique. This technique creates a completely new and fabulous textural fabric which you will use to create your silk backed book wrap embellished with wrapped cords and Tyvek Beads. Equipment to bring: Sewing Machine with Ext table. Free Machine embroidery foot. Normal foot....
Beach Huts This is a complete course of two half day workshops Wednesday 14th June and Wednesday 21st June 2017 Come and learn how to use a sewing machine to create beautiful works of art which can be framed or incorporated into other craft projects.Local textile artist Heidi Meier will be taking you through the stages required to create your own ‘Beach Huts’ artwork. You will learn how to use free-style machine embroidery to create...
Next course on 25th September 2017
On this two day workshop Kay will be looking at the complex structure of flowers and demonstrating her free flowing watercolour techniques. Learn the secret of creating the balance between the delicacy of petals and their intensity of colour. Kay will explain colour mixing, contrast, capturing and holding the interest of the viewer of the finished work, plus tips on mounting and framing. She has a fresh contemporary approach producing paintings that are both decorative...
Next course on 8th September 2017
Join Marilyn on this one day acrylic workshop and discover the brilliance and freedom of chunky acrylics. Marilyn is renowned for her loose and impressionistic style, using strong vibrant colours that capture movement and energy. Marilyn will show you how to create simple stunning backgrounds that add depth and texture to your final painting. Learn how colour and contrast combined with a few bold brushstrokes can help bring ‘Buttercup’ the happy cow to life.