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Courses

Details of all our courses are available below. Prices include all materials needed (unless otherwise stated).Courses can be booked online, over the telephone on 01858 466692, by post or in person at Leicestershire Craft Centre, 10a High Street, Market Harborough (above Monsoon).

Please note refunds and transfers for workshops and courses can only be given in the unlikely event of a workshop or course being cancelled due to insufficient numbers or unforeseeable circumstances.



Taster Courses Art & Sculpture Jewellery Sewing Dressmaking Homemaking Papercrafts Knitting/Crochet Felting & Textiles Seasonal Other Children's Courses

Children's Courses

After School Art Club (7 -11)

Join us for 4 sessions of Creative Arts learning and exploring, ideal for creative 7-11yr olds.

Contemporary Art Graduate Meg will run these relaxed tutored sessions, exploring different mediums, subjects, artists and ideas each week.

All materials, guidance and inspiration included, as well as a drink and a biscuit!
£35 for all four sessions.

 

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £38.00
Available Dates
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Tuesday
20/02/2018
16.00-17.30

available places: 8
Tuesday
17/04/2018
16.00-17.30

available places: 8



Beaded Wind Chimes (6+)

Spend a happy hour making a wind chime for your garden or bedroom.

 

Tutor: Megan Bonser
Cost: £8.00
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Beginners Dressmaking (Age 10+)

A sewing session for age 10+ - learn to begin using dressmaking patterns, cut out your pattern pieces and sew them together. You will leave with a wearable garment!

Patterns will be provided for this course, but you are required to bring your own choice of fabric. You will be told in advance what type and quantity of fabric you will need. You will also need a packed lunch.

"Grace came to the Sewing Class and really enjoyed making the shorts...I was so impressed with what they did in such a short space of time."  Tanya Lord

 

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £35.00
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Children's Art Class (6+)

Drawing & Painting

Try different mediums and materials in this one off workshop, with lots of unique pieces of art to take home!

Suitable for 6+

 

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £12.00
Available Dates
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Tuesday
03/04/2018
10.00-11.30

available places: 8



Children's Crafty Christmas Makes (7+)

A short course for kids – drop them off while you finish your Christmas shopping. They’ll have fun and come home with some great Christmas makes.

Age 7 upwards.

Click here to visit our Children's Crafty Kits section of our shop.

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £12.00
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Children's Easter Bunny (7+)

Come and sew your own Easter bunny on our sewing machines. Beginners welcome!

Suitable for 7+

 

 

 

 

 

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £10.00
Available Dates
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Monday
26/03/2018
13.30-15.00

available places: 8



Children's Easter Floral Decoration

Here's a different kind of craft to try! Use flowers and foliage and decorative elements to create a lovely Easter decoration  for your home or for a gift.

Tutor: Carol Innes-Robbins
Cost: £16.00
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Children's Easter Wreath

Come and spend an hour and a half making a beautiful Easter wreath using a variety of materials.

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £10.00
Available Dates
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Monday
26/03/2018
10.00-11.30

available places: 8



Children's Glass Fusion

Design and make mini sun catchers with lots of different coloured glass, with glass tutor Sarah. They will be taken away and fired for you to collect.

Tutor: Sarah Luke
Cost: £15.00
Available Dates
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Wednesday
14/02/2018
10.00-11.00

available places: 10
Wednesday
14/02/2018
11.15-12.15

available places: 10



Childrens' Sewing Club - 4 weeks (Age 7-11)

Aimed at beginner sewers aged 7-11, we undertake lots of different projects building up cutting and sewing skills along the way. 

Projects can include, soft toys, patchwork, applique and simple dressmaking.

January Club - Design Your Own Animal Pyjama Case

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £42.00
Available Dates
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Saturday
13/01/2018
COURSE FULL



Children's Sewing Club (Age 11+)

Our popular sewing club for older children who have already had some experience working with fabric, cutting and sewing. We will tackle more challenging projects and fabrics to build on existing skills and learn new ones including inserting zips, learning to read a pattern and creative techniques. Previous projects have included a piped messenger bag, onesie, jersey top and patchwork quilt runner. 

If you are unsure whether your child has sufficient experience to join this class, please call and have a chat with Katharine or Hannah.

Depending on the project we undertake, you may need to purchase extra fabric for this class. If so, we will email you details of what is required.

 January Club: Made to Measure Pattern Making and Design Your Own Skirt

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £45.00
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Children's Silversmithing

A fantastic NEW course for older children/teenagers.

Learn to saw, file and drill precious metal and create your own pendants to take home. Working with aluminium (looks like silver, but easier to work with for beginners), you'll design your own simple shapes and follow the process through to a completed piece of jewellery.

Please Note: For insurance purposes, this course is only suitable for children aged 10 and over.

  

Tutor: Naim & Laura
Cost: £25.00
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Childrens Wet Felting - Selfie (7+)

Come and learn how to wet felt - and take home your very own wet felted selfie!

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £10.00
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Clay Christmas Decorations (5+)

Come and make some clay Chrismas decorations for your tree or bedroom!

Cut your shapes from air drying clay, paint, decorate and dry at home.

  

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £6.00
Available Dates
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Thursday
21/12/2017
COURSE FULL



Cold Enamelling for Children

Cold Enamelling

A session suitable for children aged 7 and over.

Come and make your own jewellery experimenting with enamel powders and the cold enamelling technique.

This works really well as a follow-on course from the Children's Silversmithing, where you can decorate the shapes you have cut out.

Tutor: Naim & Laura
Cost: £15.00
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Decorate a Notebook for School

Notebook

The perfect way to end the holidays - come and decorate your own notebook ready to take back to school - personalise it with all our lovely papers, sequins, stickers and other decorative bits.

No dates scheduled at present.

 

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £8.00
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Decorate a T-shirt (6+)

Come and design your very own t-shirt and decorate it with printing and drawing. T-shirt and materials included!

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £10.00
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Edible Christmas Decorations (5+)

A fun hour making popcorn garlands, sweet trees and lots of other festive edible treats!

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £6.00
Available Dates
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Friday
22/12/2017
COURSE FULL



Embroider your Initial (7+)

Learn some simple embroidery stitches and create your very own personalised picture to hang up in your bedroom.

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £10.00
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Family Crafting (5+)

A session for adults and children to get crafty together! We'll be trying lots of upcycing/DIY inspired makes! Materials included.

Suitable for 5+
Price per child, adults go free!

Tutor: Megan Bonser
Cost: £10.00
Available Dates
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Tuesday
02/01/2018
10.00-11.30

available places: 8



Feather Dreamcatchers (7+)

Raid our huge feather collection and design and make your own dream catcher…a twist on the classic! Adding beads and ribbons for the fiishing touch.

Suitable for 7+

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £10.00
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Hand Sewn Hedgehogs (7+)

Hand sew your own woodland creature cushion! Using textured fabrics and adding stuffing and details with buttons. Great for little ones wanting to improve their sewing skills, or just starting out!

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £12.00
Available Dates
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Monday
12/02/2018
13.30-15.00

available places: 8



Jewellery Making (6+)

Join us for a session of jewellery making where you can use our tools, materials and beads to design and make your own unique bracelet, necklace and maybe even a keyring!

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £10.00
Available Dates
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Tuesday
13/02/2018
10.00-11.30

available places: 8



Little Crafters (Age 4-7)

A crafty session especially for children aged 4-7 (Rec-Yr2) - although younger and older siblings are welcome too.

Each session we have 3 or 4 different activities to have a go at, so come and sew, paint, stick and make some brilliant crafty things to take home.

Bring your 4-6 year olds to try out lots of crafts and bring home their crafty makes.

 Click here to find lots of crafty kits for children in our shop.

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £6.00
Available Dates
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Tuesday
27/03/2018
14.00-15.30

available places: 8



Little Crafters Christmas (4-7)

A special Christmas edition of Little Crafters! Our popluar 1hr session where your little ones can try lots of creative activites...with a Christmas twist! 

 

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £6.00
Available Dates
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Thursday
21/12/2017
COURSE FULL



Machine Sewing for Children

More great sewing projects for young sewers. Suitable for Juniors (Age 7+) upwards. No prior knowledge is required.

Saturday 16th December - Sew a Christmas Stocking

 

Tutor: Katharine Wright/Sally Timms
Cost: £16.00
Available Dates
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Friday
05/01/2018
10.00-12.00

available places: 8
Friday
05/01/2018
10.00-12.00

available places: 6
Friday
16/02/2018
10.00-12.00

available places: 8
Friday
16/02/2018
14.00-16.00

available places: 8



Make a Cardboard Castle (5+)

A super fun session where you will build and decorate your own cardboard castle - then you'll have it to play with all Summer!

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £8.00
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Mini Makers Club (2+)

Our Mini Makers Club is aimed at preschoolers and runs in blocks of 4 weeks. Every week there are lovely creative activities to try involving lots of different materials

We try painting, sticking, modelling, stamping, snipping and lots more; all designed to develop your child's fine motor skills and creative thinking. 

The sessions are run by Hannah, a qualified primary school teacher, with heaps of experience of working with young children.

Tea/coffee is provided for carers and a drink and biscuit for the children. Groups are small and relaxed.

 



Tutor: Hannah Harrison
Cost: £22.00
Available Dates
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Friday
12/01/2018
10.00-11.00

available places: 4
Friday
02/03/2018
10.00-11.00

available places: 8
Friday
20/04/2018
10.00-11.00

available places: 8



Mosaics (6+)

Have a go at mosaics, using tools to design and build your own piece of art from colourful stone and ceramic. 

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £14.00
Available Dates
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Tuesday
13/02/2018
13.30-15.00

available places: 8



Paper Portraits (6+)

A great art session creating your own funky self portrait collage!

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £10.00
Available Dates
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Monday
12/02/2018
10.00-11.30

available places: 8



Pom Pom Animals (7+)

Come and make your own pompom animal with our pompom makers!

Suitable for age 7+

 

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £8.00
Available Dates
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Tuesday
03/04/2018
13.30-15.00

available places: 8



Pottery Workshop (5+)

Come along and make an individual under the sea themed ceramic tile decorated with mermaids,sharks or any other sea life! A fun and unique pottery workshop for children aged 5 upwards. Pottery fired,glazed and returned in 2 weeks.

Tutor: Nikki McCathie
Cost: £18.00
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Printed pencil case (5+)

Just what you'll need for school - your very own pencil case designed by you! 

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £8.00
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