Craft in a friendly, like-minded group with helpful advice on hand if you have any questions.
Book for one session or come along regularly each month to work on your crafting projects - setting aside time to craft in a group is a good way to get your craft projects completed and is good fun too!
Take part in a mini taster session if you wish in any of the following:
Mosaic, Lino Cutting, Crochet,...
If you have been on an Introduction to Silver Art Clay (or another beginner level workshop day) and wish to learn new techniques to add to your silver art clay jewellery making skills, you may like to join us for this informative, relaxed workshop.
New techniques include:
Using art clay syringe to embellish and to create handmade bezels.
Setting and firing of cubic zirconia stones.
Using art clay silver paste type to add textures, paint...
Taught by a professional photographer with over 15 years of working experience, this is a practical workshop day packed with information about starting and improving your DSLR photography.
We will be looking at the technical aspects of the DSLR camera, such as settings and functions but will also be looking at how we can be creative with our photographic skills.
We will be be discussing the fundamentals of composition, depth of field, aperture, shutter speed...
Learn the basics of Amigurumi crochet in a day - no experience required as we will be following a pattern together to learn the crochet techniques which we require to make a small Amigurumi animal.
So what is Amigurumi? This is the art of creating a 3D shaped item using crochet or knitting. It is perfect for making toys, characters, and even vases or baskets from wool, cotton, or synthetic wools.
And it's very satisfying...
Spend a day learning to needle felt. We will each be making a cute woodland creature or a bird to take home.
Maximum number on workshop is 8 people. This class is suitable for adults or accompanied teens.
13th April - 5 Places available
Needle felting craft pack included: Choice of felted creature or bird, felting wool, felting needles and any finishing parts eg wire legs, eye, beak etc.
You will learn how...
Learn to make your own beautiful fine silver jewellery from Art clay silver - no previous experience is necessary.
Silver clay is one of a range of metal clays. All metals clays are fine metal powder mixed with a binder to create malleable clay that can be moulded, textured, rolled and cut out. The clay is then dried before being fired with a torch (which can be done using an inexpensive torch at home) or...
Spend a day learning to lino cut and make prints from your lino cut piece.
You will each be making a sample lino cut, then learn how to use a picture, photo or freehand drawing to make a design, how to transfer your design to the lino ready for cutting, and how to use lino cutting tools to prepare the lino to make a print. You will also learn how to make a print from...
Spend a day learning to make mosaics. You will each be making a sample as we discover the techniques of mosaic making then working on individual projects to take home. Your individual projects can be from a selection of my pattern ideas or you may bring your own idea for inspiration.
Maximum number on workshop is 8 people. This class is suitable for adults and accompanied teens.
You will learn how to make mosaics including...
If you have been on an Introduction to Silver Art Clay (or another beginner level workshop day) and wish to learn new techniques to add to your silver art clay jewellery making skills, you may like to join us for this informative, relaxed workshop which focuses only on making rings.
New techniques include:
Sizing your ring
Modelling art clay to the correct size for your ring.
Embellishing your ring with Art Clay Silver Syringe and...
This is an online only, Tutored course designed to get you taking photographs from the introduction onwards. You can start any time of the year which is suitable for you.
Each module has an overview of the topic, instructions for camera where needed (although you will need your Camera Manual as well), examples of images, illustrations, tips, and practical advice. There are also questions to answer to check you have understood the topic, plus opportunities...
Spend a day learning to wet felt. Once you have made a small wet felted sample you will be able to explore the many possibilities for using felt. Pictures, book covers, and wallhangings can be made with 2D methods. Bowls, vessels and flowers can be constructed using simple 3D techniques.
You will have opportunity to also learn how to needle felt onto your wet felted piece so you can add depth/texture as well as 3D...