Paper quilling lets you coil and shape colourful strips of paper into beautiful works of art. This art form looks complicated and fiddly but we PROMISE you it is not as hard as it looks, and we consider it completely suitable for an absolute beginner.
Quilled projects are light, delicate and look very intricate. They give a strong sense that someone has put a lot of time in making them. We will provide a large selection of templates to choose from and a lovely box frame to mount your finished work. You will also leave the workshop with a quilling tool and a fine glue applicator to continue your new craft at home.
All materials are supplied plus beverages and light snacks.
On this 2 hr course our lovely tutor Fiona will teach you the art of lino cutting and printing.
Fiona will start the session by looking at plenty of samples of images printed using lino cutting techniques. She will talk about the tools involved and you will get to handle and use each tool to create a small practise piece.
Fiona will go on to help you plan a design and then how to transfer it to the lino. You will be able to use the tools used on your sample to create a linocut.
Lastly, Fiona will show you a couple of methods of burnishing and printing your linocut onto a fabric bag. You’ll go home with your lovely linocut, some sample prints and a fabulous reusable shopping bag proudly displaying your artwork.
This course is suitable for complete beginners to lino cutting or those wishing to brush up their skills. As lino cutting involves using sharp gauging tools this course is strictly over 14’s. Under 16’s must be accompanied by a paying adult.
This is a 2 hr course and will include hot and cold beverages and lots of lovely biscuits. Please arrive 10 minutes early to allow time to get a brew and get settled, you don’t need to bring anything other than your lovely self. Directions and further information (if needed) will be emailed directly to you two weeks before the
During this 2 hour course, you will learn the beautiful and detailed art of paper cutting.
This session is suitable for absolute beginners and for ages 12 and up.
You will learn to handle your craft knife with ease and how to follow paper cutting templates. You will start with two quick warm up template to learn how much pressure to use on your paper and how to handle curves and angles while cutting.
Next you will start a template from your pack to finish during the session.
You will leave with a new found confidence in paper craft, a huge pack of templates for cutting at home, a specialist craft and spare blades and an A4 cutting mat.
Beverages and light snacks are included plus all materials.
In this 2 hour workshop, Sarah Sewell of Wildgoose Designs will teach you how to make a fabric-covered 30cm drum lampshade. Your lampshade can be made for a table lamp or pendant fitting (ceiling). Suitable for beginners & absolutely no crafting experience necessary!
A selection of fabric is included in the price but you may wish to bring your own fabric to cover your lampshade (Please note – this needs to measure at least 100cm x 30cm. Medium weight cotton fabric works best for this – please no stretchy or very thick/upholstery fabric)
There will also be a selection of retro cotton fabrics available to purchase (£5 per lampshade) if you prefer.
Extra kits will also be available to purchase at a discount price of £12 per kit (fabric not included).