Creative Crafts Courses

Woodcarving15th Jan to 16th Jan 2022
Tutor: Ernest RiallSaturday to Sunday

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This course is for all levels. Complete beginners will be introduced to the basic skills of carving, chisel sharpening and wood behaviour. In further sessions you may follow a structured course of set projects or develop your own ideas.At every stage you will add to your skills and knowledge of all aspects of carving and develop design skills. Experienced carvers will be helped to develop their own projects and skills..... read more

Experimental Lino and Mono Printing WorkshopCourse Full - Add me to Waiting List25th Feb to 27th Feb 2022
Tutor: Jackie Devereux Friday to Sunday

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Incorporating collage and working with a variety of exquisite papers, blending traditional methods with exciting contemporary ideas. Suitable for people with a little prior experience..... read more

"Wonderful experience.  Jackie provides a wonderful course, with a friendly atmosphere which is fun and really useful and challenging." (Summer School 2019)

Bedfordshire and Bucks Point Lace25th Feb to 27th Feb 2022
Tutor: Louise WestFriday to Sunday

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This is a weekend course on Bedfordshire and Bucks Point lace, with individual tuition to focus on a new project, a new lace or continue and make progress on an existing project. Weekend courses give you more concentrated time than a weekly class to make significant progress. The pattern can be supplied before the course by contacting the tutor. This course is taught through individual learning and group demonstrations of techniques as appropriate. .... read more

Woodcarving12th Mar to 13th Mar 2022
Tutor: Ernest RiallSaturday to Sunday

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This course is for all levels. Complete beginners will be introduced to the basic skills of carving, chisel sharpening and wood behaviour. In further sessions you may follow a structured course of set projects or develop your own ideas.At every stage you will add to your skills and knowledge of all aspects of carving and develop design skills. Experienced carvers will be helped to develop their own projects and skills..... read more

Paint, Collage, Stitch, Create II23rd Apr to 24th Apr 2022
Tutor: Gina FerrariSaturday to Sunday

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Unleash your creativity as you paint and print your own unique papers and backgrounds, experimenting with colours, textures and mark making using a variety of techniques. Then use the papers for collage before adding stitch with free machine embroidery creating your own unique artworks. This course is suitable for all levels of experience as full instruction will be given. You will need your own sewing machine and be able to lower the feed dogs..... read more

"Tutor excellent." (March 2019)

Fabric printing - Print and Paint a Pinny, Picture or Handbag7th May to 8th May 2022
Tutor: Alison HulmeSaturday to Sunday

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Students will experiment with Thermofax screens, Gellie Plates, stamps and stencils to create a range of samples, from these they will design their own large piece of fabric. Alison will bring a pinny pattern in four different sizes so that students can make up their own unique fabric design into a pinny. Alternatively students may choose to make a picture or large bag.... read more

Woodcarving21st May to 22nd May 2022
Tutor: Ernest RiallSaturday to Sunday

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This course is for all levels. Complete beginners will be introduced to the basic skills of carving, chisel sharpening and wood behaviour. In further sessions you may follow a structured course of set projects or develop your own ideas.At every stage you will add to your skills and knowledge of all aspects of carving and develop design skills. Experienced carvers will be helped to develop their own projects and skills..... read more