Wiltshire

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    In-Person Course

    Block Printing Workshop

    Learn the key skills of block printing and print a bag or tea towel to take home.

    £90.00
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    Location : Oxfordshire

    Learn the key skills of block printing and print a bag or tea towel ...

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

  • In-Person Course

    Mig Welding Introductory Course for Beginners.

    This one-2-one tuition day course will provide a ‘hands-on’ approach to welding and is suitable for aspiring welders or the DIY enthusiast to develop basic welding skills. This course introduces the fundamental principles of mig welding materials, tools and techniques. This is a one-day basic introduction to mig welding. Ideal for a complete novice or beginner. You will learn how to set up your welding machine and the different types of welded joints. I have a background in education and training, so this links into my past. I do have third party insurance covering all of the activities on offer. We can also advise on equipment choices for those who really get the welding bug! We often have people return to us having set themselves up with the kit, and want extra tuition to get the results they want. We ask you to come along wearing suitable non-synthetic clothing with long sleeves and closed-toe, solid footwear. Please bring a packed lunch.

    What’s included in the price?

     

    Tea, coffee and biscuits. Material for welding.

    £190.00
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    Location : Wales

    In-Person Course

    Introduction to Bloom Pouring

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

    £40.00
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    Location : West Sussex

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

  • 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

    Beginner’s Soapmaking Workshop – How to make your own naturally scented soaps

    A comprehensive and fun day out, learning the skill of Soap making.
    Learn to make traditional cold process soap from scratch using natural ingredients.
    In the morning, there will be detailed information about the soap making process, ingredients, equipment and method, followed by a demonstration of the soap making process.
    In the afternoon, each person will get to make their own 2 different batches of soap to take home (approx 10-12 bars/1.2kg of soap in total) plus a detailed worksheet with recipes to continue making your own soap at home.

    Recipes are all palm free and suitable for vegans. Over 16s only.

    Please bring a some old towels to wrap your soaps in and a large carrier bag to take them home in can be useful.

    Soap making workshops are available to book on the following dates:

    Dates for 2023:

    Friday 3rd March, Iford Manor Gardens, nr Bradford on Avon, BA15 2BA

    £95.00
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    Location : Bath and North East Somerset

    A comprehensive and fun day out, learning the skill of Soap making. Learn to ...

  • In-Person Course

    Needle-Felt Pumpkin Badges

    You will learn to create your own mini pumpkin badge or wall decoration. Each one will be unique. You will have the opportunity to make one or two. If you don’t finish, you will be able to take it home to complete.
    This course runs am or pm in the delightful arts andd crafts gallery- “Made in Bradford on Avon”
    If you would prefer to make a full size pumpkin mask, you need to book both am and pm.

    £22.00
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    Location : Bath and North East Somerset

    You will learn to create your own mini pumpkin badge or wall decoration. Each ...

  • In-Person Course

    Introduction to Natural Dyeing

    6 hour ‘Introduction to Natural Dyeing’ workshop, 10am-4pm, Mere, Wiltshire.

    Learn the alchemy and magic of extracting colour from plants in this relaxed and informative workshop.

    What’s included

    The workshop includes 6 hours of guided tuition, which includes all the necessary materials and equipment including aprons and gloves.

    You will be given your own clear workshop handouts to take away with you.

    Teas, coffee and biscuits will be available all day. Please bring a packed lunch with you.

    What to expect

    The workshop will teach you the basic principles and practice of natural dyeing using traditional, kitchen and foraged dye-stuffs. There will also be an introduction to indigo and over dyeing.

    Spaces are limited to ensure you receive as much guidance as you need, and all learning is supported with a clear handout of notes which are yours to take home.

    This workshop is suitable for complete beginners and those that have a little experience who would like some more practical guidance.

    Natural dyeing starter kits will be available for you to purchase at the end of the workshop for £35. These include all the ingredients you’ll need to start dyeing at home.

    For a detailed run-down of what’s covered throughout the day, CLICK HERE.

    ABOUT YOUR TUTOR

    Claudia is a natural dyer and retired teacher who has been professionally dyeing yarns for Elka Textiles for many years. She has a keen interest in the science of natural dyeing, as well as delighting in the colours that emerge from the dye pot.

    PARKING & ARRIVAL

    Pettridge Lane, Mere, Wiltshire

    There is ample private parking. An email will be sent out one week before the workshop confirming all the details and the exact address.

    We look forward to meeting you soon, but if you have any questions beforehand, please feel free to contact us.

    To ensure the viability of our workshops, we have to have a firm cancellation policy. Please read it HERE. By booking a space, you are agreeing to this policy.

     

    £130.00
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    Location : Hampshire

    6 hour 'Introduction to Natural Dyeing' workshop, 10am-4pm, Mere, Wiltshire. Learn the alchemy and ...

  • In-Person Course

    Willow Basketmaking Workshop for Two

    Basket making workshop for two people.
    I offer sessions for two people to learn the basics of traditional English basket making.
    Workshop sessions run from 9:30 am and cost £150 + £10 materials for the day, so bring a friend!
    During this time you will be able to learn about the craft and take back something handmade at the end of the session.
    If you are interested, please get in contact to arrange a day for the workshop session.

    £160.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Wiltshire

    Basket making workshop for two people. I offer sessions for two people to learn ...

  • In-Person Course

    English Style Shave Horse Making Course

    Make your own English Style Shave Horse.

    £175.00
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    Location : Wiltshire

    Make your own English Style Shave Horse.

  • In-Person Course

    Spoon Carving the Scandinavian Way

    On this one day course you will learn how to carve a spoon the Scandinavian way.

    £75.00
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    Location : Wiltshire

    On this one day course you will learn how to carve a spoon the ...

  • In-Person Course

    Needle Felting

    Ideal for beginners to more advanced felters. On these courses you will learn to needle felt a range of animals and objects. By using a choice of woolly fibres and a barbed felting needle you will knit the fibres into shapes to create your own unique ornament.

    £30.00
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    Location : Wiltshire

    Ideal for beginners to more advanced felters. On these courses you will learn to ...

  • In-Person Course

    Macrame Workshops

    Macrame is increasing in popularity again, join us on this course and we will show you how to recreate these designs yourself with our beginner’s workshop. In this class you will learn the basics of macrame, including how to do basic macrame knots.

    You will combine different knots and techniques to create a beautiful macrame plant hanger to take home with you.

    £30.00
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    Location : Wiltshire

    Macrame is increasing in popularity again, join us on this course and we will ...

  • In-Person Course

    Get To Know Your Sewing Machine

    Learn to use your sewing machine.

    This is the perfect sewing course for you if you are a complete beginner wishing to have a thorough introduction to using a sewing machine, learning different sewing techniques. This course consists of three two-hour sessions or a 6 hours day course, in which you will be taken from the very basics of setting up and threading a sewing machine to making a tote bag or storage basket, to a wash bag complete with zip and a cushion cover with buttons.

    You can bring your sewing machine with you, or use one of ours.

    You can use our materials for the first two projects, but I would suggest you provide your own material and buttons for the cushion to match your decor.

    £60.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Wiltshire

    Learn to use your sewing machine. This is the perfect sewing course for you ...

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