Wales

  • In-Person Course

    Art Deco Card Making

    At 10:30am, join Sue Hayton at Llandudno Museum & Gallery in making an Art Deco Card!
    Tickets are £5 and can either be bought online or in the museum.

    £5.00
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    Location : Wales

    At 10:30am, join Sue Hayton at Llandudno Museum & Gallery in making an Art ...

  • In-Person Course

    Art Deco Clay Rabbits

    Join Llandudno Museum & Gallery for a crafty morning creating Art Deco Rabbits from Clay with Zoe. This craft session ties in with our exclusive Boudoir Doll exhibit.

    Please buy your tickets online or pop into the museum to buy them.

    £5.00
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    Location : Wales

    Join Llandudno Museum & Gallery for a crafty morning creating Art Deco Rabbits from ...

  • Basket weaving - pippin & Gile
    In-Person Course

    Basket Weaving Course

    Create your very own willow basket. We take you through the entire basket weaving process, from how to harvest your willow to how to care for your basket.

    Join us to learn how to make a traditional willow basket. On our basket weaving course we will teach you all the steps to making your very own stake and stand wicker basket, as well as discuss willow harvesting, basket after care, and look at alternative materials that can be used in basket making.

    As well as expert tuition from our instructors, and all the necessary equipment, we will provide a warm and friendly atmosphere to delve into this wonderful ancient craft.

    During this course, we will guide you how to make a small waste paper style basket. The skills you learn on our course will enable you to scale this up or down and change the base materials, giving you countless possibilities for the future. To whet your appetite for future projects we will have a display of willow baskets and ones made from other materials covering a range of traditional, modern contemporary, artistic and functional baskets. Some of these are made by our instructor team and others by local crafts people.

    Wicker Basketry and basket weaving is an age-old practice, used in a range of contexts across a huge time span. Its careful craft is being lost, so join us, to learn this ancient craft and keep the knowledge alive.

    This course is either run out of Gilestone Woods, in the Heart of the Brecon Beacons, or our South London Woodland, just 15 minutes off junction 8 of the M25 and easily accessible by train too.

    £85.00
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    Location : Greater London

    Create your very own willow basket. We take you through the entire basket weaving ...

  • Studio Health and Safety for potters online course
    Online Course

    Studio Health and Safety for Potters

    This course gives you all the information you need to run your studio safely, and also how to evaluate how much truth there is in some of the health and safety posts on social media and elsewhere.

    £120.00
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    This course gives you all the information you need to run your studio safely, ...

  • Product Safety for Potters online course
    Online Course

    Product Safety for Potters

    This course teaches you all you need to know to make work that is safe for the user. This covers glaze stability and food safety; making work microwave, oven, dishwasher and freezer proof; electric lamps and candleholders, and all the other aspects of producing good, safe, functional work.

    £120.00
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    This course teaches you all you need to know to make work that is ...

  • In-Person Course

    Natural Dyes Protein and Cellulose Fibres Combined – Introduction – 2 Day

    Learn the hand dyeing process with natural dyes in rural Pembrokeshire. This two day workshop will introduce you to hand dyeing with botanical dyes using protein fibres – (animal fibres) wool, alpaca, yak, silk, and cellulose fibres – (plant fibres) cotton, linen, bamboo, hemp. This is an introduction or refresher workshop which will provide you with the core skills needed for you to build upon and develop in your own time. Using a range of ancient natural plant dye extracts, you will explore the process of using natural dyes.

    £235.00
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    Location : Wales

    Learn the hand dyeing process with natural dyes in rural Pembrokeshire. This two day ...

  • In-Person Course

    Natural Dyes Cellulose Fibres – Introduction – 1 Day

    We start the day at 09.30am with tea & coffee. The first 15 minutes of each workshop is reserved to understanding the workshop Health and Safety requirements.
    Our workshops aim to finish at 16.30 hours, with a half hour for lunch.
    All equipment and materials you need are provided. This includes all the fabrics you need to learn natural dyeing, gloves and an apron. A notebook is also included for you to start
    your own Dye Reference record. By providing all you need, we hope that it will help you concentrate on the workshop and learn as much as you can.
    After the Health and Safety requirements, there will be an introduction to the techniques and methods of natural dyeing, how to prepare cellulose fibres for dyeing, resist techniques
    and the vibrant colours that can be achieved with professional natural dye extracts.
    Using a variety of sizes of fabrics, handkerchiefs, napkins, scarves and shawls, you will learn the different ways natural dyes can be applied to yarn to create striking effects.
    You will take away a variety of fabrics in a range of natural colour

    £135.00
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    Location : Wales

    We start the day at 09.30am with tea & coffee. The first 15 minutes of ...

  • In-Person Course

    Natural Dyes Protein Fibres – Introduction – 1 Day

    Learn the hand dyeing process with natural dyes in rural Pembrokeshire. This one day workshop will introduce you to hand dyeing with botanical dyes using protein fibres – (animal fibres) wool, yak etc. This is an introduction or refresher workshop which will provide you with the core skills needed for you to build upon and develop in your own time. Using a range of ancient natural plant dye extracts, you will explore the process of using natural dyes.

    £125.00
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    Location : Wales

    Learn the hand dyeing process with natural dyes in rural Pembrokeshire. This one day ...

  • 8 shaft loom
    In-Person Course

    Learn to Warp an 8 Shaft Table Loom

    Learn to warp an 8 shaft table loom. Your teacher Jayne will teach you one to one how to wind your warp on a frame then transfer your yarn to the loom ready for weaving. You can bring your own loom if you prefer

    £80.00
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    Location : Wales

    Learn to warp an 8 shaft table loom. Your teacher Jayne will teach you one ...

  • In-Person Course

    Bath Bombs Course – Learn to Make Bath Treats

    Our Bath Bombs Course will be a highly educational day because you will learn with, and have the opportunity to ask questions with Wales’s number one soap and skincare specialist.

    Furthermore, you will learn with a group of like-minded people who, like yourself, will certainly enjoy making all types of fizzy products. As a result, you will finish the day creating, what maybe, your first fabulous range of bath essentials.

    You will be using lots of natural ingredients to make your bath treats, botanicals, salts, clays, and a large selection of colours.

    Above all, probably, one of the highly anticipated features on this course will be the fizzy and the bubble bath bomb cakes with a piped topping, so that you can choose to finish it in many colourful and eye-catching ways. Hence, it is a fantastic addition to your future bath treats.

    You will be making:

    Bath bomb in moulds.
    Bubbles bath bomb muffins.
    Bath truffles.
    Special topping for bath cakes.
    Bath crystals with botanicals.
    Bath bomb with oils and butters.
    Bath bomb muffins.

    Lotion bars.

    At the end of the day you will take all your fabulous creations home plus recipes and step-by-step instructions.

    £90.00
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    Location : Wales

    Our Bath Bombs Course will be a highly educational day because you will learn ...

  • In-Person Course

    Eco Candle & Diffuser Making Course

    Learn to make your own candles and room diffusers. These products are a must for your own personal use and will save you a fortune.

    You will learn how to use a variety of soy waxes, essential oils and fragrance oils, plus colours and stunning finishing affects.

    You will be making:
    Room diffusers, Votive candles, candle in glass, fragranced wax melts, fragranced candles tins, pillar candles.

    You will learn what is necessary for you to sell your candles and diffusers legally. We will discuss how to decorate and label your candle and diffuser, create your own candle label design and print yourself. If you want to put your products in presentation boxes, we will help you.

    By the end of this course, you will have a good understanding of the diffuser types of vegetable waxes available and the best waxes to use for the different types of candles.

    You will learn how wicks colour, and fragrance affect waxes. The difference between container and pillar candle wax. You will use only natural ingredients making these products, so by the end of the course you will be able to make, label, and box your product.

    At the end of the day you will take all your fabulous creations home plus recipes and step-by-step instructions.

    More dates: on our website www.edensoapschool.co.uk

     

    £90.00
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    Location : Wales

    Learn to make your own candles and room diffusers. These products are a must ...

  • In-Person Course

    Cold Process Soap Making Course

    This Soap Making Course is designed to introduce you into the art of traditional cold process soap making.

    On this traditional cold process soap making course, which is fully hands-on, you will learn how to make beautifully moisturising soaps using natural ingredients.

    You will also be using exotic butters and wonderfully nourishing oils, along with using natural botanicals and essential oils.

    There is no need for you to have had any experience in soap making, this course is designed so that by the end of the day you will be confident enough to make soap in your own home. We will be providing you with a step by step soap making guide plus recipe sheets.

    Agenda:

    Introduction, brief history, and basic chemistry of soap making with oils and their properties, essential oil basic, safety aspects of working with sodium hydroxide, colouring your soap, how to create layers etc. The soap batches you have learned to make, you can take home.

    Benefits:

    Make soaps for your own home as gifts for family or friends, or if you are thinking of starting a business, then this course is a great way to start realising your dream. Take home your own soap creations, retail value of £45.00.

    Please Note: Bring bath towel for wrapping soaps, wear long sleeves, and closed in shoes.

    £90.00
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    Location : Wales

    This Soap Making Course is designed to introduce you into the art of traditional ...

  • In-Person Course

    Wet Felting

    Discover the magic of wet felting using Cambrian Mountain wool fibre.
    You will be able to make a seamless hollow form; vase, laptop case, glasses case etc… your choice.
    Ruth will guide you through the process of creating a resist, handling the wool fibre, laying out the wool and then the physical process of fulling, felting and shaping your form.

    £84.00
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    Location : Wales

    Discover the magic of wet felting using Cambrian Mountain wool fibre. You will be ...

  • In-Person Course

    Autumn Foraging and Preserving Weekend

    On our Autumn Foraging and Preserving Weekend Course, you’ll learn to identify correctly and forage for a range of wild foods found in our native woodlands and hedgerows. We will focus on the range of berries and fruits plentiful at this time of year, and how to preserve these for a later date.

    4-5th Sept 2021 – Gilestone Woods – Brecon Beacons

    11-12th Sept 2021 – South London Woods – On the outskirts of the Surrey Hills

    £180.00
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    Location : Nationwide

    On our Autumn Foraging and Preserving Weekend Course, you’ll learn to identify correctly ...

  • In-Person Course

    Sewing Machines for Beginners

    If you are you a beginner in sewing and want to learn how to use your sewing machine properly, in one day Suzi will teach you everything you need to know to be able to use your machine with confidence once you get home!

    £84.00
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    Location : Wales

    If you are you a beginner in sewing and want to learn how to ...

  • In-Person Course

    Primitive Pit Firing

    You will learn clay hand building skills to make two clay vessels. Tutor Pete Bodenham will guide you through making a thumb pot, building with soft slabs and texturing clay. At the end of the session you will take home your unfired vessels along with printed notes on how to fire them safely and without drama in your own open space.

    £96.00
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    Location : Wales

    You will learn clay hand building skills to make two clay vessels. Tutor Pete ...

  • In-Person Course

    Beginners Weaving : 2 Part Workshop at The Lark Studio

    Learn how to weave using a wooden frame lap loom. Bernie your tutor will guide you through this two part workshop (part 2 is 18th June at 6.30pm) where students will learn how to make their own woven wall hanging.
    In part one you will learn how to warp your loom, create a tassel fringe and discover a variety of weaves to help you experiment with texture, pattern and create shapes using 2-3 colours in one row.
    You will then be able to take the loom and some extra yarns home to carry on with your design.
    In part two you will complete your weave and learn how to secure and attach to driftwood to hang pride of place on your wall, at home.

    £45.00
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    Location : Wales

    Learn how to weave using a wooden frame lap loom. Bernie your tutor will ...

  • Bronze Casting Course
    In-Person Course

    Weekend Bronze Casting

    A very popular course, the weekend bronze casting workshop takes place at our specialist foundry set in the rolling farmland hills of Carmarthenshire, Wales. Ideal for any level of experience, our expert teacher Mark will lead you through the whole process on this hands-on course

    £350.00
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    Location : Wales

    A very popular course, the weekend bronze casting workshop takes place at our specialist ...

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