November 2018

Printing for Christmas with Karen Carter

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Friday 2nd November, 10am – 4pm (SOLD OUT)

Friday 16th November, 10am – 4pm (Spaces Available)

Learn some simple printing techniques using lino, foam & polystyrene to make greetings cards, gift tags & fabric decorations ready for sewing at home, in this structured but relaxed workshop.
We will look at creating a design from your source material, various
ways of making a printing plate, and simple methods for printing by hand.
No experience necessary…..lots of step-by-step demos & individual help. We will be using water- based inks during the workshop…..and possibly glitter!
A fun, creative day suitable for complete beginners and those wanting to refresh their skills.
Age: Adults
Cost: £45 (all materials included)
*Offer: Book 2 ‘different’ (£45) printing workshops and get £10 discount, includes: Lino Made Easy (sold out), The Drawn Print (sold out)/ Layered Relief/ Dry Point Etching/ Acrylic & Mixed Media/ Printing for Xmas.
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Hardback Book Binding with Isabel Carmona

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Saturday 3rd November, 10am – 4pm

Learn to make a hardback book, from scratch, with a great design cover.

We will provide materials to make two books, one A6 and one A5 size book. 

A wide range of papers, will be available, for the covers.

The inside paper will be good quality cartridge paper, perfect for writing or drawing.

Age: Adults
Cost: £60 (all materials included)

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Papercut Christmas Baubles with Pie Lady

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Sunday 4th November, 10am – 3pm

Come and join in this wonderfully unique workshop, where you can create your own papercut Christmas bauble, whether to adorn your own tree or as a gift for someone special! 

There will be lots of templates to choose from, ranging from beginner to advanced. 

You will also receive a kit, with everything you need, including a craft knife, spare blades, a cutting mat, an exercise sheet, templates to choose from, transparent baubles and ribbon. All of this you can take home with you, including your very own little masterpieces. 

You will learn about papercutting techniques, precision, get advice, tips and tricks of the trade – all in a friendly and christmassy environment, while sharing a cuppa, biscuits and mince pies with like-minded people! 

Make this Christmas special with a personalised, handmade bauble to be treasured and hung up for years to come!

Age: Teens & Adults
Cost: £35 (including all materials)
Discount: If you already have a cutting mat and craft knife, there is a £5 discount – let us know when you book.

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Christmas Printed Cards with Wendy Lloyd

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Saturday 10th November, 10am – 12pm

Learn how to make unique and stylish cards using inexpensive materials. You will make your own printing blocks and then print and assemble your cards. 

At the end you will have approximately 5 cards and the printing material to make many more, plus your own unique print blocks and handouts full of tips and tricks to help and inspire you.

This workshop has a seasonal flavour, but the techniques can be used to create cards for any occasion.

Age: 8+, Teens & Adults
Cost: £18 (all materials included)
NB: Book with the Felted Soaps Workshop, in the afternoon, and get both for £32.

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Felted Soaps with Wendy Lloyd

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Saturday 10th November, 2pm – 4pm

This is a popular class that introduces the magic of felt-making. You will transform fluffy sheep’s wool ‘tops’ into seamless fabric with easy to achieve decorative effects – colourful and dramatic or subtle depending on your taste.

The attractive felted soaps with their built-in ‘mits’ make novel gifts and stocking fillers. 

You will go home with 3-4 felted soaps and some creative ideas for gift presentation.

Age: 8+, Teens & Adults
Cost: £18 (all materials included)
NB: Book with the Felted Soaps Workshop, in the afternoon, and get both for £32.

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Christmas Craft Sessions for Kids with Maria Lewis

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Sunday 11th November, 10am – 12pm & 1pm – 3pm

Our Christmas crafts sessions, with Maria Lewis, are for all ages and abilities. 

During the session, you will be making: 
~ Jigsaw Reindeers
~ Lollipop Stars & Trees
~ Xmas Wreaths
~ Tree Baubles 

These craft sessions are for all the family to get creative together, learn new skills and have some festive fun. 

Age: Universal – all ages (supervised)
Cost: £10 (all materials included)

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Christmas Silk Baubles with Sarah Moorcroft

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Saturday 17th November, 10am – 2pm

Sarah is back with her last workshop of the year! Learn how to work with silk, in the form of Christmas Silk Baubles. 

Plan your design and experiment with silk paints, markers and salt, to create a set of three beautiful and unique decorations, for your tree or window – or as a gift for someone special.

You can also add embellishments to your baubles. A variety will be provided for you, but feel free to bring your own. 

Age: Teens & Adults
Cost: £35 (all materials included)

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