Upcoming Workshops

 pewter jewelleryPewter Jewellery

 

Saturday, 16th June, 2018, 10am to 4pm

Cowbridge Community College

Cost: £43

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 will learn how to make plaster or cuttlefish moulds with their own designs, into which the lead free molten pewter is poured using hand gravity casting. The moulds can be reused to make pendants, earrings, brooches, keyrings and  fridge magnets.

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


felt workshop Mandy Nash

Felt Bags

Saturday, 12th July, 2018, 10am to 4pm

Cowbridge Community College

Cost: £43

Using 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.


anodised aluminium workshop

Colourful Aluminium Jewellery

Saturday, 14th July, 2018, 10am to 4pm

New Brewery Arts Centre

Cost: £85

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

Further details and information on how to book, please ring 01285 657181.


Mandy Nash felt bag

Textured Felt Bag

Saturday, 4th August, 2018, 10am to 4pm

Landsend, Donaghadee, co. Down

Cost: £50

Combining wool and flax, make a unique felt bag in a day. Using wet felting techniques, students will make a simple bag, with an integral handle. You will learn how to lay down wool fleece using a resist to create three dimensional forms. By adding flax and alpaca, a textured surface can be achieved. Materials will be provided and included in the price of the workshop. Students will need to bring a couple of old towels, a bowl, bubble wrap, scissors, needles and thread. Students will also need to bring a packed lunch.

To book ring Mandy on 07803 342538 or email Mandy.


 

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