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Wild Dyes workshop with Ruth Singer

Experiment with local plants, rusty metal and food waste to create exciting patterns on cloth, guided by madebyhandonline Maker Ruth. You will have the chance to try different techniques to create lovely, delicate colours and learn how to do simple dyeing at home with basic equipment.

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Saturday morning pottery classes with Bethan Jones

These classes are ideal for beginners but offer the opportunity for students of all levels to improve their skills and techniques in throwing. The classes focus on learning the basics in creating wheel-thrown work, along with other related skills, such as clay preparation, turning, handling, and glazing. Students with more experience will have the freedom […]

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Craft Courses for Autumn 2017 at New Brewery Arts

New Brewery Arts is the place to come to explore the best of British craft and creativity – including your own! Courses allow you more time to explore a particular craft, and to create larger, or more intricate work that needs time to progress. Most courses run for 10 weeks unless stated otherwise. Their bursary […]

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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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