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Craft Courses for Summer-Autumn 2019 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. There are a wide range of inspiring workshops this Summer, covering […]

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Introduction to free motion machine embroidery

This one day workshop is a perfect opportunity to try the highly addictive technique of free motion machine embroidery, where you draw with your sewing machine needle. You will learn how to set up and control your sewing machine for free motion sewing. Then you will produce an abstract piece of work (where there is no need to worry about right or wrong!), giving plenty of opportunity to practise the technique, before then moving on to using the technique with appliqué and also writing in thread.

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Ceramic Mosaic Workshop with Katherine Fortnum

In this Workshop you will create a ceramic mosaic; hand built, designed and decorated by you. You will be shown a variety of decoration methods to help your creative juices flow… which patterns will you go for, what shapes, create your own designs.

This unique mosaic will look fab around your home, which room will you display yours in?

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Tuesday Pottery Classes at the Clay Loft – new for Autumn 2019!

Our current Thursday Ceramics for All Abilities courses have been oversubscribed, and with such a high demand we have launched two new classes with tutor Adrian Bates on a Tuesday.  This means we are now able to offer 48 places on our 12 week courses starting in September – but hurry, many places have already been reserved!

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Machine Knitting Workshops with Sian O’Doherty

madebyhandonline maker Sian teaches a range of machine knitting workshops at her lovely studio close to the Pembrokeshire Coast. Set on her smallholding near Saundersfoot, her converted barn is a haven of peace, light and space, an ideal environment for nurturing creativity and learning new skills.

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Embroidery and textile art workshops with Caroline Hyde-Brown

I’m a Textile Artist living on the Norfolk/Suffolk border, and I run Embroidery & Textile Art workshops at my home studio overlooking the beautiful Norfolk countryside. Courses for 2019 include Butterflies on batting, Forage & Felt, Banana Paper Grids, and Eco-Dye with a Difference.

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Eight Week Ceramics Course with Katherine Fortnum

Join onto one of my courses and create with like minded people. The perfect opportunity for those budding ceramicists to hone their creativity, delve in deeper and really experience making with clay over this eight-week course.

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Raku, Saggar and Barrel Firing Courses for 2019

Ceramicists Abi Higgins and Alison West are running 5 weekend courses throughout the year. This is an intensive firing course where you will learn how to fire in saggar, raku and barrel firings over two days. You can either bring your own work to fire or we provide pots to fire at a low price. The workshop takes place at Abi Higgins’ beautiful studio in Christow, Devon. Come and join us for a great fun, experimental weekend!

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Sheffield BA(Hons) Jewellery and Metalwork with Foundation Year

Gain a degree in jewellery and metalwork, with an initial foundation year to prepare for the course. Study your foundation year, then progress to the full degree. Develop important art and design skills from the very first day. Experiment with a variety of techniques and materials. Undertake applied projects and explore different ways of working. This […]

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Leather courses and workshops with Rosanna Clare

Accomplished leather maker Rosanna Clare also thoroughly enjoys being able to pass on her knowledge and passion for leather craft to other people by running a series of workshops. These cater for both individuals, with one to one tuition, and groups of up to 6 at her Surrey studio or 12 at various venues in London. Workshops cover a wide range from a hand stitched laptop case to a dog collar and lead – you are sure to find something to tempt you!

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