West Sussex

  • In-Person Course

    Weaving Magic – Summer Scenes

    Indulge in a day of colour and textiles, and learn how to turn a handful of coloured threads into a uniquely vibrant and personal memento for your wall. This relaxing crafting day is held at a beautiful venue tucked away in the South Downs, providing lots of inspiration for your piece, plus you will enjoy a wonderful homemade lunch, and refreshments are provided throughout the day.

    £95.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : East Sussex

    Indulge in a day of colour and textiles, and learn how to turn a ...

  • In-Person Course

    Fused Glass Art – Plant Reliefs

    A rare opportunity to create a beautiful glass flower-relief piece inspired by the textures and colours of Summer, using plant material you select from the venue’s abundant flower fields. Join expert glass artist Jazz as she leads you through the process to create your unique glass piece.

    £117.00
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    Location : West Sussex

    A rare opportunity to create a beautiful glass flower-relief piece inspired by the textures ...

  • In-Person Course

    Weaving Magic – Rag Bag Mementos

    Join us for a day of colour and weaving, and learn how to turn a handful of coloured fabrics into a uniquely vibrant and personal momento. You are invited to bring to this course a range of fabrics that carry meaning for you, alternatively you can use fabric which tutor and expert weaver, Theresa, will have with her. These will be used to create your own unique bag.

    £85.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : West Sussex

    Join us for a day of colour and weaving, and learn how to turn ...

  • In-Person Course

    A Beginners Day of Natural Dyeing

    Join dye expert Jenny Mercer for a day discovering the world of natural dyeing using plants we find all around us. At the end of the course, you will take home a scarf to add to your wardrobe, that you have dyed yourself using one of the palette of natural colours extracted on the day.

    £120.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : East Sussex

    Join dye expert Jenny Mercer for a day discovering the world of natural dyeing ...

  • In-Person Course

    Fused Glass Art Flowers – Colours of Spring

    Join expert glass artist, Jazz Dixon, for a craft class with a difference. Learn to create your own colourful glass flowers, inspired by the spring blooms of a beautiful Sussex cut flower farm, that you can enjoy either inside or out in your garden.

    £115.00
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    Location : West Sussex

    Join expert glass artist, Jazz Dixon, for a craft class with a difference. Learn ...

  • In-Person Course

    Pressed Flower Art for Beginners – Spring Flowers

    Join the craft trend and learn to create your own beautiful, personalised art from flowers that you have harvested and prepared yourself, all in the beautiful surroundings of a Sussex cut flower farm.

    £100.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : West Sussex

    Join the craft trend and learn to create your own beautiful, personalised art from ...

  • In-Person Course

    Lino Printing – Christmas Creations Inspired by Nature

    Have a relaxing festive day out, learning to carve your own original linocuts, for making your own Christmas stationery and gifts.

    £95.00
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    Location : West Sussex

    Have a relaxing festive day out, learning to carve your own original linocuts, for ...

  • Online Course

    An Introduction to Natural Dyeing – A Self-Paced Online Course

    Discover the alchemy and magic of extracting colour from plants.

    This self-paced, online natural dyeing course will give you all the information and knowledge you need to become a confident natural dyer from the comfort of your own home.

    £120.00
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    Discover the alchemy and magic of extracting colour from plants. This self-paced, online natural ...

  • Online Course

    Frame Loom Weaving – A Comprehensive Guide to Becoming a Weaver

    Discover the world of frame loom weaving.

    This self-paced, online course on frame loom weaving will give you all the information and knowledge you need to become a confident frame loom weaver from the comfort of your own home.

     

     

     

     

    £130.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Discover the world of frame loom weaving. This self-paced, online course on frame loom ...

  • In-Person Course

    Face to Face Sewing, Crochet and Other Craft Courses

    Browse all the sewing and craft courses coming up soon at our gorgeous studio in Hassocks, near Brighton. There’s so much choice, from crochet and patchwork to felting and printmaking, with beginners’ courses in most areas.

    £0.00
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    Location : West Sussex

    Browse all the sewing and craft courses coming up soon at our gorgeous studio ...

  • In-Person Course

    1 Day Spoon Carving Workshop for Women (trans + non-binary inclusive!)

    Come enjoy the therapeutic nature of traditional wood carving in our beautiful workshop space. Design and create your own spoon from locally sourced greenwood, always from wind-blown or damaged trees. Using three traditional hand tools (axe, straight knife, hook knife) hone your skills practising safe axe and knife grips. Come away with a usable, oiled spoon and the knowledge to make more! This workshop is taught with small numbers with a 1:5 teacher to pupil ratio.

    Taught by Elbie (they/them) – @Owens__Outdoors – the workshop is open to complete beginners and people who have carved before and would like to carve again. All tools, materials and PPE are provided, along with tea, coffee and biscuits. (Please bring your own packed lunch). We ask if possible to bring your own pebble for burnishing your spoon (you’ll find out why!)

    These workshops are for anyone who identifies as a woman & any other marginalised gender
    (all trans folk and non-binary inclusive!)

    We are running our workshops with an affordable sliding scale so that regardless of income, workshops are available and inclusive. We’ll leave it in your hands as to how much you’re able to contribute, but we’ve come up with some guide prices based on the cost of materials, facilitator time, share of rent/maintenance/project costs and refreshments.

    Low-income and students £35 // Standard £50 //
    Pay it forward (give a little extra to help IHH and subsidise low income tickets) £65

    We rely on a community centred and conscious mindset from those participating to contribute fairly.

    £50.00

    Location : West Sussex

    Come enjoy the therapeutic nature of traditional wood carving in our beautiful workshop space. ...

  • Woodwork and DIY course
    In-Person Course

    1 Day Woodwork & DIY Course For Women- Build Your Own Project!

    Want to learn the fundamentals of building and DIY in a creative, personalised environment where your creativity and personal pace can lead your day? Do you have something you’d like to build, but you don’t have the materials, tools, or building knowledge to make it happen?

    Come along to our unique, affordable and popular build-your-own woodworking sessions that run from 9.45am-4.30pm. At our female-ran workshop, this is a unique learning experience where you will get your own bench, be given a set of your own tools, have access to a store of up-cycled wood to use, and an experienced facilitator will then help guide you throughout the day to bring your project to life!

    These workshops are for anyone who identifies as a woman & any other marginalised gender (trans and non-binary inclusive!)

    Open to absolute beginners or those developing their skills, learn and explore at your own bench with supportive guidance throughout the day. You will either come with your own idea/project or get inspired at our workshop to develop your own idea into a finished piece.

    You will learn:
    – How to design and plan your idea, including where to start with dimensions and problem-solving
    – How to prepare your reclaimed timber
    – How to accurately measure and confidently cut wood with a hand saw
    – Depending on your project, learn how to use a variety of power tools such as the electric jigsaw, circular saw, orbital sander and more
    – How to ‘put together’ your furniture with an electric drill, and learn about how to choose screw types, sizes and pilot drills.
    – Finishing touches on your piece such as wood filler or high grit sanding if there’s time
    – Receive advice/instruction on oiling your piece at home

    The aim of the day is not to leave with a perfect finished product, but to have built up your confidence, skill sets and knowledge at your own pace – our workshop is pressure free. That being said, if you’re determined and passionate, there are no limits to what you might achieve in a session!

    A basic communal GF and vegan lunch of rice and lentils will be prepared, but please bring your own snacks for throughout the day! Additionally, we have an open request to bring a vegetable to add to the communal lunch if you would like to do so, 🙂 Please inform us of any allergies or dietary restrictions when you book.

    We are running these workshops with sliding scale ticket prices to provide a more accessible option to those on lower incomes. We also offer ‘pay it forward’ options for those able to contribute to our work and help us provide these affordable tickets. We’ll leave it in your hands as to how much you’re able to contribute, but we’ve come up with some guide prices based on the cost of materials, facilitator time, building costs and refreshments. Low-income £45 // Standard £65 // Pay it forward £85. We will give you details for online payment on the day.

    £65.00

    Location : West Sussex

    Want to learn the fundamentals of building and DIY in a creative, personalised environment ...

  • In-Person Course

    Introduction to Bloom Pouring

    Layer your paints….blow on your paint…..Spin it !
    Beautiful abstract bloomed flowers !

    £40.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : West Sussex

    Layer your paints....blow on your paint.....Spin it ! Beautiful abstract bloomed flowers !

  • In-Person Course

    Introduction to Acrylic Pouring

    Full introduction to acrylic pouring.
    Including my recipe, the science behind it and all my favourite products.
    Take all the trial and error away and leap forward in your new acrylic pouring journey.

    £35.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : West Sussex

    Full introduction to acrylic pouring. Including my recipe, the science behind it and all ...

  • Bridal Headdress Design
    Online Course

    Bridal Headpieces & Jewellery

    This is a very detailed video course packed with techniques filmed for you by Ivana Mearns, bridal headdress designer with many years of experience. You will learn how to make accessories such as bridal earrings, necklaces, bracelets and many types of bridal headpieces, including easy-to-wear side tiaras, popular hair vines and stylish hair combs.

    This course also includes information you will find helpful if you decide to start selling bridal headpieces, such a processing bespoke orders, selling to bridal shops or promoting your handcrafted accessories.

    £320.00
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    This is a very detailed video course packed with techniques filmed for you by ...

  • In-Person Course

    Foundation Degree Arts – Metalwork at West Dean College

    On this foundation degree course, you will develop well-rounded metalworking theory and skills that will enhance your employment prospects or allow you to continue your studies in higher education. Projects become more challenging as the course progresses and encompasses both silversmithing and blacksmithing. You will be encouraged to understand historic craft practice to place your own work in a broader context and gain a keen understanding of the time needed for a piece of work in a creative, problem-solving environment.

    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : West Sussex

    On this foundation degree course, you will develop well-rounded metalworking theory and skills that ...

  • In-Person Course

    Foundation Degree Arts – Musical Instruments at West Dean College

    If your goal is to set up an instrument-making workshop or to work in the trade, this foundation degree at West Dean College is internationally respected for the high-level craftsmanship students attain. It encompasses the whole field of stringed musical instrument making. This enables students to then transfer their skills to making any stringed musical instrument, including guitar and violin. Through learning and assessing the historical approach to constructing the viola da gamba, students are equipped with a broad knowledge and ability to assess construction for a wide range of stringed musical instruments.

    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : West Sussex

    If your goal is to set up an instrument-making workshop or to work in ...

  • In-Person Course

    Stained Glass Sun Catcher Class

    Come along and learn how to make Stained Glass Sun catchers.
    You will be learning to cut, grind, foil and solder glass to make stunning designs you can keep for years. 100’s of designs to choose from, or design your own. You can expect to take home one to two pieces made that day, depending on the complexity of your work. Contact me about special workshops like Dragonfly, candleholders or flowers as they are frequent and ongoing.
    Dates can be flexible, just ask and if I’m available then I’m happy to do it.
    Maximum 4 per class.

    £99.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : West Sussex

    Come along and learn how to make Stained Glass Sun catchers. You will be ...

  • In-Person Course

    Explore Composition in Landscape Drawing and Painting

    This is a two-day course.

    Day One will be studio based, while day two will be drawing and painting your chosen view/composition from Cissbury Ring.

    The course will cover :
    Weight of line to show depth.
    Simple perspective.
    Perspective with multiple vanishing points.
    Artistic licence!
    Choice of media : chalk/oil pastels, water colour, pen and ink.
    Choosing your composition.

    Attendees will create their own artwork, inspired by the Views of the South Downs from Cissbury Ring.

    £100.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : West Sussex

    This is a two-day course. Day One will be studio based, while day two ...

  • In-Person Course

    Figure Drawing

    For all those who wanted to draw people but didn’t know where to start, right up to those with some experience and want a refresher.

    Strategies for drawing the figure, understanding body proportion for different ages and body types. Tackling the skeleton and muscle structure, facial proportions. Rapid sketching and longer studies. ​(No nude drawing).

    £60.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : West Sussex

    For all those who wanted to draw people but didn't know where to start, ...

  • In-Person Course

    Marbling and Sketch-Book Making

    Learn the technique of marbling to create amazing dream-like patterns on paper.
    Attendees will make two books: a concertina book and multi signature hardback sketch book.
    Use the marbled paper to cover your handmade Sketch book.
    All materials and drinks included.
    Please email to book a day.

    £68.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : West Sussex

    Learn the technique of marbling to create amazing dream-like patterns on paper. Attendees will ...

  • In-Person Course

    Stool Making Course – Green Woodworking

    Spend two days in a stunning woodland environment. Learn green woodworking skills. Using traditional hand tools and locally grown hardwoods, create a beautiful piece of furniture to last a lifetime. Meet new people and eat great food together.

    £175.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : East Sussex

    Spend two days in a stunning woodland environment. Learn green woodworking skills. Using traditional ...

  • In-Person Course

    Macrame – Beaded Bracelet

    Combine decorative macramé knots and semi-precious stone beads to make a fantastic beaded bracelet.

    £17.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : West Sussex

    Combine decorative macramé knots and semi-precious stone beads to make a fantastic beaded bracelet.

  • In-Person Course

    Eco Soy Wax Container Candles

    Use natural wax and essential oils to create a range of eco-friendly, vegan aromatherapy candles.

    £44.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : West Sussex

    Use natural wax and essential oils to create ...

  • Hand made lampshade
    In-Person Course

    Lampshade Making

    Make a gorgeous double-sided drum lampshade to suit your home decor, finished to a professional standard.

    £35.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : West Sussex

    Make ...

  • In-Person Course

    Metalwork Craft Weekend

    Next Dates:

    10th and 11th February 2024

    13th and 14th April 2024

    This two-day course will introduce you to different methods and techniques used within the metal industry, and you will come away with a finished product at the end (Example: ornamental garden flower, weather vane or a wall mounted coat rack).

    What you will be doing over the two days:

    • Hot forming of metal using the forge
    • Cold forming of metal – folding, rolling, and shaping
    • Welding – TIG, MIG and stick
    • Plasma cutting
    • Grinding
    • Metal finishing – painting, polishing, mark making, engraving

    This course is suitable for everyone and is a really fun weekend.

    £445.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : West Sussex

    Next Dates: 10th and 11th February 2024 13th and 14th April 2024 This two-day course will ...

  • In-Person Course

    Welding Day

    Next Dates:

    27th January 2024

    2nd March 2024

    This is a one-day intensive welding course where you can learn and practice all 3 welding processes with a variety of metals, or focus on one of your choices.

    For example:

    • Mild Steel and Stainless TIG
    • Aluminium TIG
    • Copper and Brass Brazing TIG
    • Mild Steel and Stainless STICK
    • Mild steel and Stainless MIG

    This course is suitable for anyone wishing to try and discover welding for the first time, or for anyone who wants to update their welding knowledge by concentrating on a process of their choice.

    £245.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : West Sussex

    Next Dates: 27th January 2024 2nd March 2024 This is a one-day intensive welding course where ...

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