Try supersize crochet and make a bowl with dreadlocked, chunky yarn. 10am – 1pm, Friday 9th February, £65. Courses book up quickly so book now. Humble by Nature, Upper Meend Farm, Penallt, Nr Monmouth, NP25 4RP. For more details or to book your place, telephone 01600 714595, email email@example.com, website www.humblebynature.com
A chance to make your own Felt Green man planter to fill with your favorite herbs or flowers for the summer. 10am-4pm, Saturday 28th April, £65 including lunch and materials. The Studio, Kent Cottage, New Road, Blakeney Hill, Blakeney, GL15 4BS.
Bring your own materials, patterns, projects, sewing machine + sewing kit to the first class. 6.30-8.30pm, 8 weeks starting Thursday 18th January, £63. Lydney Community Centre, Naas Lane, Lydney GL15 5AT.
Contact Wyedean on 01291 625340 (leave a message and they’ll get back to you) or download the brochure and enrolment form from www.wyedean.gloucs.sch.uk (go to ‘Community’, ‘Adult Learning’ ‘Courses available’). You can post your enrolment form (+SaE if you wish for a receipt) during the holidays, or enrol at the school at the start of term.
Friendly multi-craft group, varied monthly projects or bring your own with you. Also monthly lunches. £2.50, 7.15 – 9.15pm, 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at Yorkley Community Centre, Baily Hill, Yorkley, GL15 4RS. Come along or contact Tiny Wood on 01594 560219, email firstname.lastname@example.org or find us on Facebook at Forest Threads Group.
One to one workshop based at my home studio, where you can weave on a table loom. Workshops are tailored to your needs, please get in touch to have an informal chat about what you would like to do. Prices start from £40. Day and time is flexible, but generally 10.30am to 2.30pm. You can choose from half a day, full day, or a weekend. Railway Cottages, Station Lane, Longhope, GL17 0NA.
You will learn how to design and make a pair of seamless felt slippers from wool,using a template.Starting from how to make your template,design your pattern and finish and decorate them however you wish, with flowers, bobbles or tassels. 10am- 4pm, Thursday 25th January, £65 including lunch and materials. The Studio, Kent Cottage, New Road, Blakeney Hill, Blakeney, GL15 4BS.
Design and make a felt hat to suit you, using a template, decide on the colour and pattern and finish it off with bobbles, flowers or tassels. 10am -4pm Sunday 25th February, £65 including lunch and materials. The Studio, Kent Cottage, New Road, Blakeney Hill, Blakeney, GL15 4BS.
Come and make either a vessel for decorative use, or a planter for your garden. Choose either free standing or hanging style, which can be planted up for the summer. £65 includes lunch, snacks and materials. 10am – 4pmm Saturday 24th March. £65 including lunch and materials. The Studio, Kent Cottage, New Road, Blakeney Hill, Blakeney, GL15 4BS.
You will be shown how to design your own pattern or picture, to use as it is, or to make into either a cushion, book cover,scarf, or other item. On the March course we will explore ideas for nuno felts, made by working onto silk fabric. £65 includes lunch and snacks . Saturday workshops 10am – 4pm 13th Janudary, 10th Febrary, 10th March, 14th April and 19th May. The Studio, Kent Cottage, New Road, Blakeney Hill, Blakeney, GL15 4BS.
Tuition in handspinning and/or handweaving. Beginners or experienced craftspeople can create unique yarns and/or woven textiles using their own or provided equipment. A wide range of possible end products can be produced, through individual tuition in the company of a small friendly group. New members welcome any time. Coalway Methodist Church Hall, Old Road, Coalway, Coleford, GL16 7JJ. Starts 11th January 2018, and runs for 10 weeks, every Thursday 9.30am-12.30pm. Cost £140. Contact Colin Squire on 01452 740639 or 07870 542987.
We use leaves, berries and rusting items, for example old nails, to dye and print onto fabric and paper. Using the exciting technique of shibori to make patterns on fabric, using plant dyes to colour. We can hand embellish our pieces with stitching. We can also use our papers and fabrics in a range of bookmaking techniques. 10.00am-12.30pm (first session 10am-1pm), 7 weeks starting Tuesday 19th September. £60.00 (£25/£18.50 concs) + £2 weekly for materials.