An exciting new workshop that begins with an introduction to traditional hand saddle stitching leather. All basic leather working techniques will be taught including how to cut leather and how to finish products to a high standard. You will make your own leather belt, followed by either a handstitched, unlined leather ipad case or clutch bag from a prepared pattern. All materials included.
Wed 19th July
TILE PANEL AND BORDER
A relaxing two day workshop creating your own unique 6 or 8 clay tile panel and border. On day one you will be shown how to choose, cut, texture and model the clay into your chosen design before colouring your work with ceramic slips. Day two will be finishing off and making a ceramic border to complement your work Your panel will be fired and ready to collect 3-4 weeks later.
Tues 15th Aug and Wed 16th Aug
MINI SHADES AND FAIRY LIGHTS
Mini lampshade making is an ideal course for all abilities. This half day workshop will instruct you how to make a set of 12 LED mini lampshades using PVC backed fabric or paper. Customise your shades with your own embellishments of braids, ribbons and bows. Paper and fabrics are available for you to choose from. Materials: £20 maximum
Wed 16th Aug
INTRODUCTION TO EMULSION PRINT
A fun workshop designing and printing your own patterns and imagery onto a variety of wooden surfaces. Learn how to transfer images by emulsion printing techniques and create a selection of decorated items. Create your own unique keepsakes such as jewellery boxes, pictures and coasters. Materials: £10 maximum