Workshops

Courses are available as short courses, weekly clubs,
weekend retreats, evening classes, half day,
full day, weekend and week long workshops.

We provide one-to-one tuition as well as groups both big and small

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Workshops

 

November

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Friday 23rd November – Lino print your own Christmas Cards

10.00am – 3.30pm  £60 per day

Price includes all materials, refreshments and lunch.

Design and hand-print your own cards using our old printing press.
A guided workshop for you to make and print your own design, and learn about print making.

 

 

 

 

 £60 Lino Print Christmas Cards

 

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December

 

Saturday 1st December – Christmas Crafts

10.00am – 1pm  £35 half day

If you’d like a homemade Christmas join our Christmas craft workshops. Create beautiful decorations to take home, while enjoying a mince pie and glass of mulled wine!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 £35 Christmas crafts

 

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Friday 7th December – Needle Felted Robins

10.00am – 3.30pm  £60 per day

Price includes all materials, refreshments and lunch.

Join Vicky Del-Greco for this lovely Christmas workshop.

You will produce at least one Robin on the day and Vicky will provide you with the skills and also a mini tote bag containing a booklet of instructions, finger protectors, felting needles, needle holder, wire for the legs and will invite you to take a selection of different coloured wool fibres home with you to continue with your own projects.

 

 

 £60 Needle Felted Robins

 

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Friday 14th December – Appliqué Christmas Stockings

10.00am – 3.30pm  £60 full day

Price includes all materials, refreshments and lunch.

Create a beautiful appliqué Christmas stocking for someone special.

Work with traditional techniques with hand and machine stitching and embellishment.

Create a unique design for a personal, bespoke Christmas stocking.

 

 

 

 

 £60 Appliqué Christmas Stockings

 

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Saturday 15th December – Christmas Natural Wreaths

10.00am – 1pm  £35 half day

Tradition is at the heart of our crafty Christmas workshops and what better way to relive old Christmas customs than by making your very own wreath.

Mince pie and glass of mulled wine included in the price.

 

 

 

 

 £35 Christmas natural wreaths

 

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Workshops for the New Year

 

January

 

Saturday 12th January – Reverse Appliqué

10.00am – 3.30pm  £60 full day

Price includes all materials, refreshments and lunch.

Easy patchwork, appliqué or reverse appliqué using your sewing machine.

Explore traditional and contemporary techniques and methods in reverse appliqué.

Work with traditional and experimental techniques for hand and machine stitching and embellishment.

Create a panel for a cushion, bag, wall hanging that explores colour, texture and shape.

 £60 Reverse Appliqué

 

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Saturday 26th January – Pattern Creation

10.00am – 3.30pm  £60 full day

Price includes all materials, refreshments and lunch.

Join us for the exciting workshop on pattern creation.

For inspiration, we look to the basic shapes of the world around us: circles, lines, triangles, squares, grids, dots and stripes. Through working with simple shapes and printing techniques old and new, we encourage you find an appreciation of what is often dismissed as ordinary, overlooked or boring!

You will translate these eternal forms into beautiful individual patters on fabric and paper to take home.

 

 £60 Pattern Creation

 

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February

 

Saturday 2nd February – Machine Embroidery 

10.00am – 1pm £35 half day

Learn how to set up your sewing machine for free machine embroidery and develop your skills to make a picture or stitched piece.

You will learn how to draw with your sewing machine and to create beautiful, exotic textures and pattern samples to take home. A sewing machine can do so much more than stitch seams!

All materials and lunch included!

Bring your own sewing machine or use one of ours.

 

 £35 Machine Embroidery

 

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Saturday 9th February – Fantasy Insects

10.00am – 1pm  £35 half day

Price includes all materials and refreshment.

 

 £35 Fantasy Insects

 

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March

Saturday 1st March – Printing on Fabric

10.00am – 3.30pm  £60 full day

Price includes all materials, refreshments and lunch.

Develop your print and textile skills to create designs to print onto fabric.

We will explore hands on methods of creating repeat patterns, and multiple colour-ways. Learn effective printmaking techniques that you can do at home without the need of fancy equipment.

You will take away own hand-printed fabric to make a cushion or tote bag.

 

 

 £60 Printing on Fabric

 

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Saturday 16th March – Fabric Landscapes

10.00am – 3.30pm  £60 full day

Price includes all materials, refreshments and lunch.

 £60 Fabric Landscapes

 

 

 

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

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We also offer bespoke workshops and parties for groups, hen dos, children’s parties etc.
One-to-One tuition available for all art and design subjects and levels from qualified and experienced tutors with excellent knowledge of both GCSE and A level qualifications.

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