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Explore tapestry weaving at West Dean College

Develop a clear understanding of the basic structure and materials used in the art of woven tapestry. From introductory techniques to more complex structures including circles, the use of supplementary warps and textured tapestry, make a selection of finished woven samples and find individual ways of producing woven tapestry. Tutor: Caron Penney. Cost: £559. For […]

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Press Moulding and Sgraffitto with Lisa Slinn

Using old Spode moulds, press clay to create forms and then decorate them using a ceramic mono-printing method to create a textured piece of ceramic art. Bring along any images that inspire you to sgraffito into slip, then print these onto your leather hard form.

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Get creative with craft courses at The National Centre for Craft & Design!

The National Centre for Craft & Design offer a wide range of creative craft courses for all the family! Upcoming courses for Spring/Summer 2017 include: – “Mending” workshop with artist Celia Pym – Bank Holiday Family Workshops – Pattern Cutting: Make a Shift Dress in a Day – Limestone Sculpture Carving with James Sutton – […]

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Textiles – short courses at West Dean

The huge diversity of textile based crafts is reflected in the breathtaking range of short courses on offer at West Dean College, near Chichester, West Sussex. Available to tempt you during Spring and Summer 2017 are, among many others: – Machine embroidered jewellery and accessories – Digitally printed textile design – Silk textile purses or […]

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Woodworking and furniture making – short courses at West Dean

West Dean College, near Chichester, West Sussex has a wide range of woodworking and furniture making short courses on offer for Spring and Summer 2017. Whether in specialist areas such as musical instruments or more decorative and everyday functional items, there’s a course for you, including: – Greenwood carving – spoons or small vessels – […]

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Printmaking – Short Courses at West Dean

West Dean College near Chichester has a wide range of enticing courses on offer during Spring-Summer 2017 in many printmaking disciplines. Just a small selection includes: – Wood engraving – Introduction to screenprinting – Paper drypoint printmaking – Woodcut prints – exploring the process – Etching workshop And many more. For further details and to […]

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Pottery and Ceramics – Short Courses at West Dean

As part of its huge and highly regarded range of craft skills courses, West Dean are offering many short (one day to one week) courses in pottery and ceramics through Spring and Summer 2017. Demand is understandably high, so don’t delay in visiting via the link below to find and book a course! These include: […]

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Jewellery and Enamelling Courses at West Dean

West Dean College has an exciting range of short courses (varying from one day to one week in length) in jewellery and enamelling techniques for Spring into Summer 2017. Just a small selection from upcoming courses includes: – Enamelling – exploring contemporary techniques – One day jewellery workshops – Jewellery in wood with silver and […]

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Mini Beach Huts and Bird Houses with Jennifer Collier

In this half day workshop madebyhandonline Maker Jennifer will show you how to create mini beach huts (complete with a cotton reel wheel!) and mini bird houses from card. These will be decorated with found and recycled papers, buttons, and even mini bunting!

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Summer School in Abruzzo, Italy with Dionne Swift

New for 2017, textile artist and madebyhandonline Maker Dionne Swift is offering a wonderful opportunity to create textile work with her in beautiful Italy.

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