Creative Crafts Courses

Patchwork and Quilting - Improv PatchworkProposed Course10th Apr to 11th Apr 2021
Tutor: Christine GreenSaturday to Sunday


If you've always fancied having a go at patchwork but not known where to start or felt a bit intimidated by all those fat quarters and jelly rolls then this is the course for you. Christine's contemporary, quirky take on patchwork harks back to the origins of patchwork by recycling where possible, but bringing it right up to date in terms of design. Take inspiration from the quilts of Gees Bend and create beautiful, unique designs. .... read more

"I really enjoyed the course, Christine is an excellent informative teacher.  I learnt a lot, she is interactive and generous and really helped with the design." (Summer School 2019)

Pique Assiette Mosaic (China and found Objects)Proposed Course12th Jun to 13th Jun 2021
Tutor: Rosalind WatesSaturday to Sunday


A creative course in which you will use found objects and china to mosaic a board, a pot, a frame - whatever your imagination comes up with! You will be guided through your own individual project to create a unique piece to take home. This is an opportunity to use all those bits and pieces you've been collecting over the years: the pieces of china you dug up, the buttons you didn't like to throw away, the shells and pebbles - whatever you can come up with! .... read more

"Very good tutor - a lot of different materials.  The food and accommodation was very good." (August 2018)