Courses

Courses are available on weekdays, weekends, full or half day.
W
e  provide one-to-one tuition as well as big and small groups.

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We can also create bespoke activities and workshops.

Why not get together a group of friends, decide on the skill you would like to learn
or develop further, the length of the workshop, course or holiday … and we’ll do the rest.

We can come to your venue or you can come to our studio in Wirksworth in the White Peak.

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2017 courses …

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Tuesday mornings  – Textiles

Tuesdays 10.00am – 12.00pm – £36 per month
…  you can join the group at any time!

This course will introduce a wide range of surface pattern skills including various print techniques, felt-making and free machine embroidery and use of different surfaces to include paper, fabric, Tyvek and Lutrador.

There will be a small charge for materials used or learners may provide their own.

 

 

Book your place here: 

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Tuesday afternoons – Felt making

Tuesdays 1.00pm – 3.00pm – £36 per month
…  you can join the group at any time!

This short five week course aimed at beginners and improvers.

During this course you will learn how to make decorative pieces of felt using merino wool, yarns, silk, linen, flax, even banana fibres.
These skills can be developed to produce three dimensional products such as bags, bowls and scarves.

Learn how to paint with wool to create pictures and how to make pre felts which can then be cut and inlaid to make further textile designs.

These could be used as a wall hanging or further embellished with stitch and other textile techniques at a later stage.
For beginners or those with some experience who would like to learn about textile processes and techniques, this course will give you the skills to enable you to continue to develop and produce your own fabulous felt items at home.

Book your place here: 

 

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Wednesday evenings – Big Brush painting

Wednesdays  7.00pm – 9.00pm  – £36 per month
…  you can join the group at any time!

We welcome and encourage beginners to the more advanced, to explore your creativity, experiment with paint and a wide brush and create contemporary, bold images from still life.

The aim for this workshop is to focus on exploring the possibilities of painting with a large brush.

Using a creative, free and relaxed approach, our techniques open up the artistic process to all, offering the chance for everyone to produce their own unique art works.

Book your place here: 

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Thursday mornings – Textiles

 Thursdays  10.00am – 12.00pm  – £36 per month
…  you can join the group at any time!

From contemporary techniques to more traditional be inspired to try something new.
A ten-week course exploring textile techniques including stitch, colour and simple print techniques to create unique pieces. Stamp, stencil, dye, print, bleach, bond and embroider, developing complex and exciting surfaces.

Be adventurous and have fun creating your own art cloth and pieces that are rich in texture, colour and pattern.

 

Book your place here: 

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Thursday afternoons – Craft, Tea & Cake

Thursdays 1-00pm – 3.00pm  – £36 per month
…  you can join the group at any time!

A feast of craft, imagination and cake eating, craft, tea and cake is a lot of fun and everyone is always surprised at what they can do.

Craft, tea and cake offers CRAFT FOR EVERYONE – total beginners welcome.

Do something creative while enjoying a cup of tea, a home made cake and a good old natter!

 

 

 

 

 

Book your place here: 

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Thursday evenings – Sip & Paint

Thursdays 7-00pm – 9.00pm – £36 per month
…  you can join the group at any time!

A new, fun way to spend an evening.
Relax, enjoy a glass of wine and develop your art skills or learn new ones.
Suitable for beginners as well as those with some previous experience.

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More courses coming soon …  send us your details and we’ll keep you informed

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