Workshops

Tutor: Various

Duration and Prices Vary – See Individual Workshops.

Course 1 : Crochet for Beginners - £20 per workshop.

Tutor: Liz Norman

Course Date: Thursday 25th January 10am to 12.30pm

Crochet is one of the easiest and most satisfying crafts to enjoy. Come along and learn the basics of how to create the traditional ‘Granny Square’. You will learn how to chain stitch to form a circle, how to treble crochet and create corners plus how to change colour. Watch as your creation grows before your eyes. Yarn and hooks will be provided to buy, or you are welcome to bring your own.

 

Workshop 2 : Crochet for Improvers - £20 per workshop.

Tutor: Liz Norman

Course Dates: Thursday 8th February and 7th March 10am to 12.30pm

Come and create a beautiful ‘Daisy’ Granny square. You will learn how to chain stitch to form a circle, how to treble crochet and create corners plus most importantly how to change colour to create your flower. Hooks and yarn will be available to buy on the day but please feel free to bring your own (Hook size 5mm or 6mm). Any double-knit yarn is suitable.  Four different colours are needed to achieve the desired effect for daisy squares.

 

 

Workshop 3 : Willow Weave Dragonfly £27.00

Tutor: Jo Malyon

Course Date: Thursday 1st February 10am to 12.00 pm

Come along and learn how to use willow to create this fabulous dragonfly sculpture to brighten up your garden! You will learn the spiral weave technique for the body and then building on that to complete your dragonfly. You can choose between a large (50-60cm) or medium (40-50cm) dragonfly.

Workshop 4 : Beginners Modern Calligraphy - £27.00

Tutor: Jo Malyon

Course Date: Thursday 1st February 1.15pm to 3.15pm

In this workshop you will learn the basics of modern calligraphy using brush pens. You will practice techniques for producing beautiful lettering, using a large selection of different types of brush pens. This is a great opportunity to try them all out in case you decide to continue at home and buy your own. You will also create your own greeting card or two to take home with you.

Workshop 5 : Willow Weave Heart - £27

Tutor: Jo Malyon

Course Date: Friday 15th March, 10am to 12.00 pm

Weave your very own unique large willow heart. Using Somerset willow you will learn some simple weaving techniques to create this beautiful heart – approx 25cm-40cm. Ideal for beginners to willow weaving. If time you might get the chance to make a smaller heart too. Perfect as a lovely rustic ornament or to hang on your door. Fairy lights are not included in the price but can be purchased at the workshop for £3.

 

Workshop 6 : Lino Print Cards - £27

Tutor: Jo Malyon

Course Dates: Friday 15th March, 1.15pm to 3.15pm

In this workshop you will learn how to use cutting tools, lino and inks. Design and carve a lino block and then use it to print one-colour prints. You will take home your lino block as well as 5 unique home-made greetings cards. Lino print is a great technique to learn – easy to do at home, minimum equipment and a whole lot of things to print once you understand the basics.

Workshop 7 : Needle Felting - Easter Chicks £35

Tutor: Deborah Robinson

Course Dates: Monday 11th March 10am to 4.00 pm

Come and make an Easter Chick. This workshop is suitable for absolute beginners and improver alike. Learn the basic techniques of shaping, an original item and develop a few more skills than we tackled during the last workshop.

Workshop 8 : Easter Baskets £45

Tutor: Gemma & Adele from ‘Fig & Bramble’

Course Dates: Friday 22nd March 10-12pm or 1-3pm £45

Join Gemma and Adele from ‘Fig & Bramble’ for Easter basket making. Come along and get into the spirit of Spring by creating your own Easter basket for a special gift or centre piece for Easter weekend. You will be taught eco friendly techniques using a mixture of fresh spring blooms, foliage and living plants with finishing touches to make an Easter display that’s personal to you. No floristry experience necessary and all materials provided.

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