Upcoming Workshops

pewter jewelleryPewter Jewellery

Monday, 17th July, 2017, 10am to 4pm

Cowbridge Community College

Cost: £40

A rather ancient technique, used by the Romans, – however it is very low tech and wonderful items of jewellery with a professional finish can be produced in a few hours. Students make moulds in plaster or cuttlefish to their own designs, then lead free pewter is poured into the moulds using hand gravity casting.  The moulds can be reused to make pendants, earrings, brooches, keyrings and fridges magnets.

Further details and information on how to book, please ring 01446 773831.


felt shibori scarfShibori Felt Scarves

Thursday, 20th July, 2017, 10am to 4pm

Cowbridge Community College

Cost: £42

Using merino and Wensleydale fleece, you can create wonderful ruffles!  This technique is perfect for making scarves but can also be adapted to create handwarmers, collars and lampshades.

Further details and information on how to book, please ring 01446 773831.


felt fish by Mandy NashFelt Fish

Thursday, 24th August, 2017, 10am to 4pm

Bangor Community Hub, Hamilton Road, Bangor, BT20 4LF

Cost: £45

Create a vibrant, three dimensional, fantasy or realistic fish!  A one day workshop suitable for those with some felting experience.  Working with bergschaf fleece, which is both strong and easy to felt, students will learn how to make three dimensional resists and also how to use resists to create surface texture.

For further details and information on how to book please email Jacki Sleator.


Felt Pillbox Hat

Tuesday, 12th September, 2017, 9.30am to 5.30pm

Derbyshire Eco Centre, Porter Lane, Matlock, DE4 4LS

Cost: £50

Using natural wools, create a unique pillbox hat.  A one day workshop suitable for those with some felting experience.  Working with a variety of natural fleeces, most sourced from the UK, students will learn how to make three dimensional resists and also how to use resists to create surface texture.  Part of the Wirksworth Festival.

For further information and to book email Mandy.


anodised aluminium jewellery workshopColourful Anodised Aluminium Jewellery

Saturday, 18th November, 2017, 10am to 4pm

Cowbridge Community College

Cost: £40

Design and make your own unique jewellery from aluminium. You will learn how to colour pre-anodised aluminium sheet, then cut and shape it to create beautiful jewellery, such as a matching necklace, earrings and brooch.

Further details and information on how to book, please ring 01446  773831.


felt workshop Mandy NashFelt Bags

Saturday, 25th November, 2017, 10am to 4pm

Cowbridge Community College

Cost: £40

Usidng wet felting techniques, make a simple bag, which can be basic or complex depending on your experience You will learn how to lay down wool fleece using a resist to create three dimensional forms.  Your design could be a clutch bag but methods of making either integral or cord handles will also be explained.

Further details and information on how to book, please ring 01446 773831.


 

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