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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

£79
Essex - Next course on 19th March 2018
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...
£75
Essex
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....
£45
Essex - Next course on 3rd March 2018
Join Lana for this half day felting workshop. Lana will show you how to create this cute Cottage Pin Cushion. Learn the basics of needle felting, use of felting tools, how to make a piece of flat felt and your own felted cottage, apply wool to add windows and roses and around the cottage. Lana will guide you through each process step by step to complete a beautiful Cottage Pin Cushion. By the end of...
£65
Essex - Next course on 18th April 2018
Come and learn how to create a beautiful floral artwork using just your sewing machine. The finished piece can be framed or incorporated into other craft projects such as cushions or bags. Local textile artist Heidi Meier will be taking you through the stages required to create your own ‘Cow Parsley, Dog Rose or Bluebell’ artwork. You will learn how to use free-style machine embroidery to ‘draw in thread’ using simple hand embroidery stitches to...
£65
Essex - Next course on 23rd February 2018
Beach Huts 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 a layered applique artwork. There will be plenty of time to watch and practice techniques to help...
£65
Essex - Next course on 30th April 2018
This is an introductory workshop for the complete beginner using iron fix paints and steam fix dyes. You will learn about the different types of silk available for painting and Prue will demonstrate how to use Gutta, salt effects and shading techniques. You will start by painting a printed silk card to get a feel for the paint and fabric. You will then practice a design using Gutta and salt techniques on a small panel,...
£25
Essex - Next course on 23rd January 2018
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.
£65
Essex - Next course on 6th February 2018
The ‘pebble’ technique was originally developed from working samples produced for a Coastal exhibition. Participant’s will spend the day exploring a layered fabric manipulation and quilting technique and create a highly ornate, and textural sample, in their chosen colour way, that can be used on bags, cushion covers and garments. This is an ideal workshop for beginners and the more experienced in free machine embroidery. All materials inc embroidery threads are provided but participants need...
£38
Essex - Next course on 14th March 2018
Would you like to start painting in watercolours? Perhaps you simply have no idea where to start or even which brush you should use, let alone any idea what type of paper you should be painting on or how to apply the paint! If that set of watercolours your kids bought you for Xmas is still in the drawer with the cellophane wrapper on or you haven’t painted since school then this course will get...
£55
Essex - Next course on 17th February 2018
Enjoy this fun Valentines Chocolate Experience that purely revolves around chocolate where you will learn how to make truffles with our chocolatier who makes and sells handmade, fine artisan chocolates. You will taste and enjoy different types of chocolate and (if you don’t know already) learn about where chocolate comes from and how it is made. Learn how to temper chocolate, make a ganache to make your own truffles and decorate them by hand using...
£45
Essex - Next course on 10th February 2018
Join Lana for this half day needle felting workshop. Lana will let students into the secret of making this jointed teddy bear with moveable arms and legs and of course the finishing touches eyes, nose and a love heart! This class is suitable beginners and for students who already have some needle felting experience.
£75
Essex - Next course on 4th January 2018
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. New Year Sessions 04/01 Moving Water...