Workshops

HOW TO WRITE A NOVEL

Saturday 27th January
10.30 - 4.30pm

£60


Beginning a novel can be daunting. Published author Clare Fisher will focus on a series of exercises to draw you through the process, bring insight to your work and leave you with plan to take your work forward.
Just bring a notebook and pen!!

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee)

Call 0113 2242284 (no fee)

 

CONCRETE PLANTERS

Saturday 3rd February
10.30 - 12.30pm

£25

Learn to make geometric moulds to cast your very own concrete planters with designer-maker Katie Bentley. This workshop is perfect for beginners introducing you to the technique of cast concrete.
Everything provided just turn up and get started

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee)
Call 0113 2242284 (no fee)

SILVER HEART EARRINGS

Sunday 11th February
10.30 - 1.30pm

£35

Learn basic jewellery making techniques such as using the piercing saw, filing, shaping, forging, soldering, and texturing with local designer maker Sarah Catteral. You will then use these techniques to make a beautiful pair of drop earrings, making them the perfect valentines present for you!
Everything provided just turn up and get started

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Call 0113 2242284 (no fee)

U & ME (suitable for teenagers 13yrs and above when accompanied by an adult)

PLAY WITH PAINT - OILS

Saturday 17th February
10.30 - 2.30pm

£45


You will complete a series of working paintings to get a feel for the medium, understand various painting techniques, colour mixing and depth of field.
Please note this workshop is very much aimed at beginners with no previous experience but everyone is welcome to turn up and have a play!
Everything provided just turn up and get started

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee)

Call 0113 2242284 (no fee)

U & ME (suitable for teenagers 13yrs and above when accompanied by an adult)

TUTORED LIFE DRAWING

Saturday 24th February
10.30 - 1.30pm

£35

Our resident tutor will take you through a series of exercises to help you draw more accurately and give one to one advice. This workshop is very much aimed at beginners but everyone is welcome to turn up and have a play!

Everything provided just turn up and get started

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee)
Call 0113 2242284 (no fee)

PATTERN CUTTING - ONE SIZE DOESN'T FIT ALL!

Saturday 3rd March
10.30 - 2.30pm

£40


It can be a nightmare when you have foraged for the perfect pattern only to find it doesn’t fit! This workshop will show you the basic rules of grading and body shape adjustments so you can draft a skirt, bodice and sleeve to perfection.
Everything provided just turn up and get started

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee)

Call 0113 2242284 (no fee)

STAINED GLASS WORKSHOP

Saturday 10th March
10.30 - 4.30pm

£85


This stained glass workshop for beginners will introduce you to the traditional lead came method of stained glass making. The workshop covers glass scoring and cutting, leading, soldering and assembling. Learn the design principles of working with coloured light and using a set of established design samples, you will make a your own hanging to take pride of place in your home.

Everything provided just turn up and get started!!

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee)

Call 0113 2242284 (no fee)

U & ME (suitable for teenagers 13yrs and above when accompanied by an adult)

MOTHERS DAY: VINTAGE LAMPSHADE MAKING

Sunday 11th March
10.30 - 12.30pm

£25 with Complimentary Bucks Fizz


There’s no better way to spend Mothering Sunday than a morning of creativity with a complimentary glass of bucks fizz!
You will be delighted with the results of this super simple drum lampshade. The method shown can be adapted to any size frame so you can create more.

Charity shop finds will be used for the outer material, if you want to bring in your own then please fetch ½ of fabric.

Everything provided just turn up and get started

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee)

Call 0113 2242284 (no fee)

U & ME (suitable for teenagers 13yrs and above when accompanied by an adult)

STYLE ME VINTAGE: CREATE 5 SKIRTS FROM ONE BLOCK

Saturday 17th March
10.30 - 12.30pm

£25

Using a basic skirt block you will learn how to manipulate the pattern to create lots of vintage inspired skirts styles that you can make up at home. Note: we will be working on scaled down patterns for this workshop.
Everything provided just turn up and get started

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee)
Call 0113 2242284 (no fee)

EASTER - CHICKEN DOOR STOP

Saturday 24th March
10.30 - 12.30pm

£25


Give someone a great Easter present by making them a fun and quirky doorstop for their home. You will make the pattern cut out your chosen fabric and assemble on our sewing machines.
A basic knowledge of sewing would be an advantage but not essential. Please allow a little extra time than advertised if you are a non sewer.
Charity shop finds will be used for the outer material, if you want to bring in your own then please fetch ½ of fabric.

Click here to book on-line (subject to booking fee)

Call 0113 2242284 (no fee)

U & ME (suitable for teenagers 13yrs and above when accompanied by an adult)