Oh my goodness what can I say !
Myself & 3 friends took part in Helen’s glass workshop,
it was fabulous the things we made with Helen’s tuition are absolutely amazing ! Helen you are awesome!
I hope to see you again for another glass workshop in the future ,
We all enjoyed every second it was brilliant!
Thank you x
Response from Butterfly Effect Studio:Hi Amanda, I was so touched by your kind review, we certainly had a giggle didn’t we. I always enjoy spending time with like-minded people and thought that what you all created was phenomenal, such unique pieces that will look great in any setting. I’ll definitely try to do a workshop nearer to where you all live later this year so I’ll keep you posted.
A very relaxing, creative day in an interesting country setting. Helen a very good, calm teacher and everything supplied. I organised the workshop for a group of five and and everyone left having made a variety of pieces. Strongly recommend.
Response from Butterfly Effect Studio:Hi Anne, thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. What a lovely group of friends, each producing something uniquely beautiful with a few giggles and cups of tea along the way. I’m delighted you all enjoyed your day👍🏻
I am so pleased I took this course. Ienjoyed exploring a new craft in a beautiful setting.
Helen is an excellent teacher. She patiently demonstrated and explained the process while giving individual support to all of us. She is generous with her time and knowledge. I left wanting to come back for another course.
My sister and I enjoyed the day so much it exceeded our expectations. Helen was exceptional and really made my sister's 50th birthday extra special.
We had a warm welcome and a relaxing fun time learning new skills in a beautiful setting.
Really recommend this day and we will definitely book another session with Helen
Response from Butterfly Effect Studio:Thank you both for such a positive review. I’m delighted you both enjoyed the day and so pleased to play a small part in Claire’s birthday celebrations. Your glass creations look amazing, so full of energy and vibrancy and your curved panels will be real ‘talking points’ in your home. I look forward to seeing you again during another day of creativity👍🏻🦋
I did the fused glass course with Helen yesterday and enjoyed it immensely. Helen herself is such a warm and welcoming person and made me feel at ease. I thoroughly enjoyed the day, making many pieces that I am looking forward to receiving after they have been fired! I really recommend the class and will probably be at another one again soon👍, Ella
Response from Butterfly Effect Studio:Hi Ella, thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. It was great to meet you and I’m delighted you enjoyed the day. I loved that you experimented so enthusiastically with the different techniques for each piece, especially the metal foils and copper oxide, so far the firings have gone well and your pieces look amazing. I hope to see you at future workshops.
This course was everything I had hoped for and more. Helen is very patient and gives good advice to ensure you create a beautiful piece of work. The projects made were returned quickly and very professionally packaged. I would recommend this class to anybody wanting to make some very exciting and different gifts for friends and family or keepsakes for yourself. I will definitely be back in 2022.
Response from Butterfly Effect Studio:Hi Bridget, thank you for taking the time to review my workshop and for your kind words. It was great meeting you and seeing how you expressed your ideas so beautifully in glass. I do hope you enjoy experimenting further with your microwave kiln, I did warn you that it’s addictive! Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you’d like further info or support. I look forward to seeing you again in the new year.
I had the most fabulous afternoon with Helen. I learnt liads about working with glass and made some wonderful glass pieces i would never dreamt of making before the class is
Response from Butterfly Effect Studio:Hi Pauline, this is so kind of you to leave a review as I know you are busy. It was great meeting you and seeing your ideas be translated into glass. I particularly loved your kingfisher, lovely colours and shape and I’m really delighted you enjoyed the activity.
Helen runs an excellent workshop. There are plenty of materials and examples so you can fully express your ideas. She gives a good basic introduction then is alongside you whilst you make your project giving help and guidance but only when needed. An excellent teacher!
Response from Butterfly Effect Studio:Hi Hilary, it’s always a pleasure to have your company at the fused glass workshops and I’ve enjoyed seeing you grow in confidence. You have explored a wide variety of techniques and produced some exquisite pieces. I wish you luck with your new kiln and I’m always on hand if you need further advice/support.
Thank you for an amazing glass fused course. Me and my partner had the most amazing day. Helen is an amazing teacher. We had plenty of time to practise. We definitely got our monies worth, we could make as much or as little as we wanted and Helen had all the tools and glass that we needed, we were spoilt for choice. One of my pieces had a little problem in the kiln but the amazing Helen allowed me to come back and remake this item.
We were both so happy with what we had made. Helen is amazing, we will definitely be back and will be recommending Helen to our family and friends.
Response from Butterfly Effect Studio:Hi Jodie, thank you for taking the time to review my fused glass workshop and for your kind words. You were both so enthusiastic during the day and the items you created were delightful. I appreciated your patience and I’m so pleased you were happy with the outcome- your penguin panel was a triumph! I hope you and Rob put your fused glass creations in pride of place once you move into your new home👍🏻
Helen is a wonderful teacher, she allowed us to settle in first (we were a group of seven friends, and there was a lot of chat to start with!) Then she introduced us to everything we needed to know and let us go our own creative ways. It was amazing how we all produced quite different work. Helen gave us plenty of advice and suggestions whenever we needed them so that we felt supported and able to get the best out of our work without being dictated to. Everyone really enjoyed the day and we were thrilled with our final pieces. I would highly recommend this course, we will be going again!
Response from Butterfly Effect Studio:Hi Jane, I’m touched by your kind words and appreciate you taking the time to review the workshop. It was such a lovely day spent with like-minded people, I imagine your other arty/crafty sessions are always good fun too. I’m pleased you enjoyed it and loved the items you created, your bird was so full of character! Hope to see you all again in the future.
This was an inspiring and creative workshop delivered by a skilled tutor. Our group had a lovely day, with an excellent balance of input and hands on experience. As a tutor myself, I would rate Helen very highly - calm, approachable and knowledgeable.
Response from Butterfly Effect Studio:Hi Pat, thank you for taking the time to review my workshop. I’m delighted you and your group enjoyed it, you were all such lovely company. The pieces you created were so delicately beautiful I’m sure you will continue to further develop these ideas and perhaps incorporate them into your other work. I really enjoyed the day too and it was a pleasure to meet you.
A great day with Helen, clear explanations, support when needed and suggestions of what would work well, but it is my work and I am so happy with the results. Relaxing, fun, laughter and tools that were easy for beginners to use, which is not always the case. I will go again.
Response from Butterfly Effect Studio:Hi Anne, I really appreciate you taking the time to submit your review at such a busy time of year. I’m delighted you enjoyed it as I know you have attended several workshops at other venues. Both you and Marion created some beautiful items, I imagine they have pride of place in your home. Thanks and it would be lovely to see you again at future workshops.
This course is excellent. Helen is a wonderful teacher and explains everything clearly. She provides a suberb range of material and ideas for you to try. I thoroughly enjoyed my day and developing my glass creations and i will definitely be booking another class next year!
Response from Butterfly Effect Studio:Hi Elaine, thank you for taking the time to review the fused glass workshop. It was great meeting you. You worked so enthusiastically throughout the day and created some gorgeous pieces, I’m thrilled you enjoyed it. We had a giggle that day didn’t we, such a lovely group of people. I look forward to seeing you next year.
It was the first time I have ever tried fused glass. I was very nervous when I went into the class but Helen immediately put me at my ease and clearly explained the process. Helen had brought items to show the finished products and encouraged us to experiment with all the lovely coloured glass she had brought along. She was available at each stage and gave me confidence. It was a lovely workshop - only 8 of us so individual attention. The pieces we had created were taken off by Helen for firing and were delivered a few days later - wonderful! So exciting to see the pieces. I will definitely be booking on another course!!!
Helen is a fantastic teacher giving you as much help as you need to make fabulous pieces of glass art. It was like Christmas Day when my work returned from being fired. Even the packaging was first-rate.
I will definitely be doing another course!
Just enjoyed another fabulous fused glass workshop with Helen.
Really pleased with the pieces. Helen is so encouraging and helpful during the session. The extensive materials supplied during the workshop means a vast choice of colours of all shapes and sizes. The finished items are returned quickly and beautifully presented. I look forward to another session in 2022
Thoroughly enjoyable morning making pendants and a candle holder. Helen was calm, cheerful and explained clearly. Had a lovely time choosing the coloured glass and nuggets - like being in a sweetie shop!
What a brilliant workshop! I developed a brand new skill under the expert - and kind - guidance of Helen and was just delighted with the outcome. Would recommend without hesitation. Thanks Helen, you're a star.
Response from Butterfly Effect Studio:Hi Sue, thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience of the fused glass workshop, what a lovely review! I’m thrilled that you enjoyed it and was very impressed with your creations too. I’ll keep you posted about my future dates and it would be great to see you further develop your skills.
Thank you so much Helen for being such an inspirational, talented and fantastic teacher. The setting and energy were just lovely! I had a most wonderful time creating colourful fused glass. The exciting part is that one can expect one result yet what comes out of the oven is a pleasant surprise! The balance Helen has of being inspirational, teaching the technique, and pulling back becoming the observer who is always ready to give assistance is a wonderful thing! With Christmas coming up, what a lovely present to give our loved ones, either a class or a finished piece which would be lovely in a Christmas tree!! Thank you again, Helen, I highly recommend your courses!!
Response from Butterfly Effect Studio:Hi Chantal, that was such a kind review, I really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. You are always such good company and it was great to have you as part of the fused glass group at the Halford Venue. Well done on creating such uniquely beautiful pieces, as colourful and full of energy as you are!
We loved our glass workshop day with Helen! Booked for myself and my 16 year old daughter and we both had a wonderful time. Helen’s explanations were clear and she was very encouraging and helped us to create some lovely glass pieces. When our goodies arrived in the post we were thrilled…we had made so many items! I look at my funky soap dish every day and my daughter wears her necklace and receives so many compliments! Helen’s manner is very calm and the workshop was excellent value. I look forward to another creative day with Helen. Thank you.
Response from Butterfly Effect Studio:Hi Lisa, thank you so much for taking the time to review my fused glass workshop. I’m delighted that you both enjoyed your day of creativity and I loved your uniquely beautiful fused glass & their delicious textures and colours! I look forward to seeing you both at future workshops.