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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).

TERMS & CONDITIONS
Please note we can only offer refunds in the event of a course being cancelled due to insufficient numbers of applicants or unforeseen circumstances. In such cases, you will be notified, and full payment will be refunded, or a different course date offered.

No refunds will be given for sessions missed due to illness (including Covid), holidays or any other personal reasons.



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Glass Fusion - Summer Coasters

Glass fusion is a simple, yet highly rewarding craft to practise. In this session, you will create 4 coasters, perfect for the summer with a design of your choice. We'll give you lots of ideas and show you how to cut your glass. Then your coasters will be taken away to be fired.

All materials will be provided.

 

 

 

Tutor: Katharine Wright / Hannah Harrison
Cost: £42.00
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Glass Fusion Crashing Wave

This is a real WOW piece and something you will be proud of show off. The Crashing Wave is secured on a wooden stand once it has been fired and looks great on a windowsill or a mantlepiece. The class is a little longer than the usual classes as there will be a step by step demonstration for you to help you to create this lovely piece of glass art. The teacher will also be on hand to assist with cutting for those new to fused glass work.

 

Tutor: Sarah Luke
Cost: £50.00
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Glass Fusion Workshop

Glass fusing is fun, therapeutic and addictive. In this relaxing workshop you will make some lovely glass artwork, that will last a lifetime. 

This is a general workshop, where you can make one larger piece, or 3-4 smaller decorations/jewellery. We'll give you lots of ideas and show you how to cut your glass to create your design. 

All materials and tools are included. Your glass will be taken away to be fired and returned to the Craft Centre for collection in a few days. 

 

Tutor: Katharine Wright / Hannah Harrison
Cost: £38.00
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Modern Calligraphy

n this full day Modern Calligraphy course, beginners will spend the morning learning the basics of the script. In the afternoon, you will put these new-found skills to good use and look at design and layout to create a card or picture. Fabulous for special occasions and wedding ideas. You can also learn how to use gorgeous metallic inks to make your work look AM-AZE-ING!

For those of you who have completed this course before, you can book on again to improve and perfect your technique, and learn move on, blending, ink resist, card layout for inners and envelopes and much more!

A basic pen holder, nib and practice sheets are all provided in the cost.

Tutor: Jane Lappage
Cost: £60.00
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Sunday
04/09/2022
10.00-16.00

available places: 7



Mosaic Bird Bath

Design and make a lovely mosaic bird bath, approximately 27cm across.  An ideal project to practice cutting glass and make something fabulous for the garden.

Tutor: Claire Hart
Cost: £80.00
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Friday
15/07/2022
10.00-17.00

available places: 1



Pyrography

Pyrography is the art of burning designs into wood - come and have a go and make a wooden decoration!

Materials included.

 

Tutor: Hannah Harrison
Cost: £28.00
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Stained Glass and Copper Foil Decorations

Due to the highly specialist nature of this workshop, we can only run it in person. Watch out for new dates coming in the Spring.

A shorter 'taster' stained glass class where you will create beautiful stained glass decorations using the Tiffany Copper Foil Method.

Participants will learn how to cut their class for the project and then join the individual pieces together using copper foil and solder.

We have 2 sessions running:

AM: Feathers - you will make 1-2 feathers during the time.

PM: Christmas Decorations - your will make up to 3 decorations.

 

Tutor: Claire Hart
Cost: £35.00
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Friday
21/10/2022
COURSE FULL
Friday
21/10/2022
COURSE FULL



Stained Glass Workshop

A one day Stained Glass Workshop covering the basic design and construction of a leaded glass panel. Students will choose from a range of designs, select their coloured glass and learn how to cut the individual glass pieces.  The afternoon session will then be spent making the lead framework, and finally students will solder their finished panels, ready to take home at the end of the day.

Tutor: Claire Hart
Cost: £135.00
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Willow Weaving

This is a fantastic day course where you will make your own willow sculpture. No experience is necessary.

If you are new to the craft, you will be given the choice of making a duck, runner duck, heron or chicken. Then you will be guided through the processes and techniques of sculpting from willow to complete your sculpture in the day.

For the more experienced why not have a go at a hare, cat or even small dog or sheep. 

All materials are included.

Tutor: Kate Morrell
Cost: £90.00
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