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Make it in Wales

Contact Name: Suzi Park

Telephone: 01239 562007

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1 Courtyard Cottage
Newcastle Emlyn
SA38 9HX

Make it in Wales
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Make it in Wales's Courses

Carmarthenshire - Next course on 3rd March 2018
We know that many of you are interested in weaving but don’t really know where to start. It can be a bit daunting when you are wanting to try something new but are not really sure where to go for help. So we thought that we would take you by the hand and guide you through the first steps of weaving to give you confidence and to give you a chance to see if you...
Carmarthenshire - Next course on 30th June 2018
With a sprinkling of petals, you can create your very own botanical print silk scarf. Nature has an abundance of colour and surprise; in this workshop, you will learn how to create beautiful botanical prints on silk using sustainable natural plant dyes, organically grown and gathered by Claire from the flower field at The Flower Hive close to her home in South Wales. Sampling firstly by exploring the most fascinating leaves for pattern and your...
Ceredigion - Next course on 23rd February 2018
Maggie Cross is a recent design graduate from Birmingham’s School of Jewellery. Have fun making something special with a personal touch. In the two hours with Maggie you’ll carve a unique, one of a kind ring using jewellers wax and a selection of tools. Your bespoke wax ring will then be sent to a casting company in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter who will cast the wax into solid silver using the process of lost wax casting....
Carmarthenshire - Next course on 13th May 2018
Learn the techniques of indigo dyeing and Shibori at this creative craft workshop in West Wales - three days of tuition with Cath Lewis. The workshop will take place at Ystrad Farm, Brechfa. Over the three days you will learn to make up the indigo dye bath as well as learning tying, pleating and folding techniques. We will then dye a whole load of lovely fabrics. Day 1: Cath will introduce you to indigo dyeing;...
Ceredigion - Next course on 6th October 2018
I first spoke to Angela about designing a dressmaking course back in October of last year. Angela and I worked together many years ago when I was running my digital embroidery business and Angela was running her bridalwear business in Cardiff. We bumped into each other again about a year ago and have been chatting about running this exciting course for over six months (that’s how long it takes to get a unique course like...
Carmarthenshire - Next course on 9th March 2018
Ever fancied trying out traditional upholstery? One day upholstery workshop in West Wales with 'Make it in Wales' - take home the beautiful upholstered stool you created yourself! We are running a one-day workshop with Mick. Mick works with wonderful Welsh and vintage fabrics. The workshop will take place in Llangadog village hall. You will learn from the great Master himself and will upholster a milking stool using Welsh woollen fabrics. The seat cover will...
Carmarthenshire - Next course on 19th May 2018
Create a beautiful A5 (portrait format) book with hardback covers and a decorative stitched spine. Bind your book with a choice of papers and stitch the open spine with a combination of coloured tapes and threads. We’ll be using good quality, acid free cartridge and in just one day Carole will teach you all the necessary techniques to create a beautiful volume of your own design. This workshop is recommended for bookbinders with a little...
Carmarthenshire - Next course on 13th January 2018
Spend a day making a gorgeous little Welsh wool rug with Helen. Work on an oak peg loom and weave a beautiful woollen rug both carded and uncarded with a super textural finish. Your finished rug will measure 2ft by 3ft.
Carmarthenshire - Next course on 17th March 2018
Quilting workshop for confident beginners at the Ceridwen Centre, Drefach Felindre. Course offered by Make it in Wales. You will have two days of tuition with Lesley Jenkins, learning quilting techniques which will allow you to produce a square quilt approximately 80 centimeters square. The quilt will be inspired from a traditional 19th century Welsh design. We will be providing Welsh flannel fabrics for the quilt woven at our local Woollen Mill – Melin Teifi....
Carmarthenshire - Next course on 9th June 2018
Two day workshop with Mick Sheridan . Learn from the great Master himself and upholster a drop-in seat using Welsh woollen fabrics from a choice of Melin Tregwynt and Cambrian Wool. We’ve had great fun buying a whole load of lovely chairs from a local auction. You’ll be de-constructing the old chair and re upholstering it, using tools such as hammers, tack removers, ballots pliers and a webbing stretcher. You’ll be stuffing the seat by...