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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

Taster Courses

Applique Taster

A quick sewing session to learn all about applique. No sewing experience is necessary. You will create your own simple design using pretty fabrics and stitching.

          

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £12.00
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Batik Taster

Come and have a go at Batik! You will learn the basics of this wax-resist technique using dye on cotton.

 

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £18.00
Available Dates
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Tuesday
20/03/2018
14.00-16.00

available places: 8



Block Printed Tote Bag

Come and spend a happy hour printing a plian fabric tote bag with our lovely hand carved wooden printing blocks.

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £12.00
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Cardmaking - using your Sewing Machine!

Take your cardmaking in a new direction and incorporate fabric and paper with stitching to make some beautiful and unusual designs.

 

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £15.00
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Crazy Patchwork

Not keen on precise cutting and pieceing in your patchwork? Come and have a go at crazy patchwork where anything goes with stunning results! Perfect for making applique pieces and using up scraps.

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £20.00
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Crochet Taster

An introduction to crochet for complete beginners. Learn how to start off, make a chain and begin crocheting a small flat piece using double and treble stitches.

If you enjoy it, why not go on to book our longer 3 week Crochet Course.

Click here for our crochet wool, hooks and patterns in our shop.

 

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £10.00
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Decoupage

Come and spend a happy hour learning how to decoupage - it's the ultimate upcycling craft!

 

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £10.00
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Glass Fusion Jewellery Taster

An introduction to glass fusion where you will learn to make small jewellery pendants using a microwave glass kiln.

 

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £20.00
Available Dates
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Monday
05/02/2018
10.00-11.30

available places: 4



Hand Quilting

Come and learn the art of hand quilting in a quick session. It's a relaxing and enjoyable technique that can enhance your patchwork and provide a good alternative to machine quilting.

All materials are provided.

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £18.00
Available Dates
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Tuesday
09/01/2018
19.00-21.00

available places: 8



Jewellery Taster

An hour long workshop where you will make some simple pieces of jewellery - for example a pair of earrings and stretchy bracelets. If you have attended some of our jewellery workshops before, you are welcome to come along and tackle more complex projects.

Click here to add our jewellery starter kit to your basket.


 

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £10.00
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Leather Accessories

Learn how to work with leather and make your own unique accessories including hair bands, simple bracelets and tassel keyrings in this Quick Make...

Children 10+ welcome

   

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £15.00
Available Dates
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Tuesday
16/01/2018
14.00-15.00

available places: 8



Make Your Own Wax Melts

Learn how to quickly and easily make your own fragranced wax melts for use in a warmer or on a wood burner.

 

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £18.00
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Marbling

A quick taster where you will learn how to marble paper and fabric.

Lots of fun, quite messy and you'll have lots of finished pieces to take home to use in your crafting such as card making, scrap booking, art journalling or textile art.

 

Tutor: Hannah Harrison
Cost: £10.00
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Needlefelted Landscape Taster

A quick needlefelting project where you will create a mini landscape to turn into a picture or brooch

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £12.00
Available Dates
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Monday
15/01/2018
10.00-11.30

available places: 3



Needlefelted Robin

Come and make a cute little needlefelted robin for Christmas!

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £10.00
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Paper Flowers

Paper Flowers

Spend a pleasant hour learning to fold paper into beautiful flowers - the perfect recycling project!

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £10.00
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Quick Canvas Make

Come and spend a happy hour and a half making a stunning canvas to take home - we've got a wealth of quick and easy ideas for you showing that you don't need to be 'arty' to make some gorgeous artwork.

All materials are provided.

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £15.00
Available Dates
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Tuesday
06/03/2018
13.00-15.00

available places: 8



Tassel Jewellery

Have a go at making tassel jewellery…from earrings to necklaces, a super stylish make in just an hour! All materials included.

  

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £10.00
Available Dates
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Monday
09/04/2018
14.00-15.00

available places: 8



Wet Felting Taster

Come and have a go at Wet Felting. Learn the basic technique using wool tops, soap and water and have a go at felting a pebble - the result is a fabulously tactile paperweight - or a small flat piece of felt to take home.


Wet feltingPiece of wet felt

Why not add our Starter Wet Felting kit to your basket? Click here to find it in the shop.

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £10.00
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Yarn Wall Hangings

A quick textiles make. Use simple tying techniques to make a modern, tactile hanging for your home.

Materials, tea and inspiration included!

 

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £10.00
Available Dates
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Tuesday
09/01/2018
14.00-15.00

available places: 5