Workshops

OIL PAINTING 'SKYSCAPES' - Meet the Artist Exhibition Special

Sunday 23rd April
10.30-2.30pm

£45

Taking inspiration from Christopher Campbell’s new exhibition in our upstairs gallery, we will be painting a series of Skyscapes focusing on mood and atmosphere through colour, technique, shade and tone.

This workshop is perfect for those new to oils.

All materials are provided

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MAKE A SILVER BANGLE

Saturday 29th April
10.30-2.30pm

£50

Design and make a fabulous sterling silver bangle. First you will learn basic jewellery making techniques such as using the piercing saw, filing, shaping, forging, soldering, and texturing…phew!! before creating your very own bespoke bangle.

All materials are provided and no experience needed.

Hannah also welcomes those who have taken previous jewellery making workshops.

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HANDY LITTLE HAND STITCHED NOTEBOOKS & SKETCHBOOK

Saturday 13th May 13
10.30-12.30pm

£25

Perfect workshop for those new to crafting anyone who loves all things handmade. You will make at least a couple of books during the morning and all materials and tools will be provided so just turn up and enjoy!

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RE -UPHOLSTERY – RE VAMP A DROP IN SEAT FROM SCRATCH

Saturday 27th May
10:30 - 4:30pm

£60

If you’ve never re-upholstered and want to give it a go then bring in a small chair that has a drop in seat. This project is achievable within the day so you can go home feeling proud of your achievements. If you would like to re-upholster something larger, please book onto the 6 week class or the weekend workshop in July .

All materials for completing your project will be provided, except the outer material. You can buy this from the tutor or you can fetch your own.

Please ensure the fabric is non-stretch and there is 10cms excess all the way around your seat.

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GEO CROCHET EARRINGS

Saturday 10th June
10.30-12.30pm

£25

Crocheted Jewellery have been everywhere on the catwalk this year and using basic crochet stitches, and the help of our tutor you will go home with a pair of earrings to be admired.
This is a beginner workshop so you don’t need to know anything about crochet.
In the workshop, Gwen will take you through the basics of crochet – chain stitch (starting off), centre start (for the circle), double crochet (a basic crochet stitch), and changing colour.

Everything provided and equipment is yours to take away!

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SILVER PENDANT

Saturday 17th June
10.30 - 1.30pm

£45

Guided by our tutor you will design and make the perfect pendant. First of all you will learn basic jewellery making techniques such as using the piercing saw, filing, shaping, forging, soldering, and texturing before creating your very own bespoke pendant.

All materials are provided and no experience needed…honest!!

Hannah also welcomes back those who have taken previous jewellery making workshops.

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Call 0113 2242284 (no fee)

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KNITTED CLUTCH

Sunday 2nd July
10.30 - 2.30pm

£45

Want to learn how to knit? Come along to this morning workshop – learn the basics of knitting and go away with a nice new, very swish clutch.
This is a beginner workshop so you don’t need to know anything about knitting.

In the workshop, Gwen will take you through how to cast-on (starting off), how to knit and purl (the two main stitches in knitting), and how to cast off (ending).
Required Skills: Enthusiasm!

Everything provided and equipment is yours to take away!

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Call 0113 2242284 (no fee)

DIY RE-UPHOLSTERY WEEKEND

8th & 9th July
10.30 - 4.30pm

£95

If you can’t commit to a 6 week class, but would love to know the basics of re-upholstery then why not treat yourself to a weekend of learning practical skills and techniques that you can do again and again at home.

***Important Information:***
You will need to bring your stool or small chair with you.

Although all equipment, tacks and staples are provided, extra materials to complete your chair will be needed. These can be bought from the tutor. It will cost you approx £10 for wadding, inner fabric etc, plus outer fabric also approx £10.

Tutor can advise if needed before the workshop if you would prefer to source your own materials.

Due to size of classroom and the comfort of others chairs cannot be any larger than a dining room chair.

Chairs must be taken home at the end of each session, carried through the coffee shop and up a flight of stairs

Although all equipment, tacks and staples are provided, extra materials to complete your chair will be needed. These can be bought from the tutor or bought online. The tutor will provde all information at the first session. It will cost you approx £10 to complete a chair, plus outer fabric.

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STAMP IT UP

Sunday 23rd July
10.30 - 1.00pm

£25

Join us for a fun and relaxing session where we'll show you how to design and carve your own rubber stamps using images, motifs, initials or even logos. The finished stamps will be used to print onto cards, tags and gift wrap so you'll go home with a set of personalised items and your stamps to use again and again.

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OI! FACECAKE! CAKE DECORATING 'FROM BIEBER TO BEYONCE''

Saturday 29th July
10.30 - 1.00pm

£35

Whether it’s pure self indulgence or an extra special present for an extra special person, come and paint a facecake! Oi! Facecake! brand was created by our talented tutor Zoe, who will be on hand to help you achieve something gorgeous! Everything provided, just turn up and get started!

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LAMPSHADE MAKING

Saturday 5th August
10.30 - 12.30pm

£25

You will be delighted with the results of this super simple drum lampshade. This workshop is a must for those looking to refresh their home on a limited budget. 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.

All other materials are provided.

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HAND EMBROIDERED PENDANT

Saturday 12th August
10.30 - 12.30pm

£25

In this two hour workshop, you will learn how to hand embroider and create your own mini embroidery hoop pendant.

This workshop is suitable for beginners as Hayley will guide you through some basic embroidery stitches which can be used to create your own unique design.

All materials and equipment are provided and no embroidery experience is needed.

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

Call 0113 2242284 (no fee)