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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).

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.



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Glass Fusion

In this 2 hour workshop, there will be lots of options for you to choose from to make, or you can bring along your own ideas to work on. We'll have lots of examples to show you and you can make a few smaller pieces or one large piece such as a candle screen or dish. Glass fuion is fun, therapeutic and addictive. You will make a lovely piece of artwork that will last a lifetime.

A beautifully effective craft that everyone can do. It is suitable for both complete beginners and those who have attended a course in the past. More experienced practitioners can work on a project of their own choice during the session.

All materials will be provided.

Monday 11th October -  This session will have a Colours of the Earth theme.

 

 

 

Tutor: Sarah Luke
Cost: £35.00
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Monday
11/10/2021
19.00-21.00

available places: 8



Glass Fusion - Kiln Carving with Colour

A fabulous new technique to incorporate with the beautiful craft of glass fusion. You will carve a design onto a special board. Add colour to your glass base. Then the two are fired together and your design will be incorporated into your glass piece.

 

Tutor: Sarah Luke
Cost: £35.00
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Macrame Wall Hanging

Take your macrame skills to the next level and knot yourself a stylish wall hanging.

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £25.00
Available Dates
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Monday
28/06/2021
10.00-12.00

available places: 8



Making Mosaics

Come and learn all about making mosaics - the tools to use, the products to buy and the different kinds of mosaics you can do. Then have a go at making your own!

You will have time to make either a set of coasters or one large piece.

The session is divided into three parts - design and making your mosiac, a small lunch break while everything dries and a grouting session.

 

Tutor: Katharine Wright/ Meg Bonser
Cost: £48.00
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Or order the Craft Kit to learn at home




Modern Calligraphy

On 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: £55.00
Available Dates
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Sunday
27/06/2021
COURSE FULL



Modern Calligraphy & Ink Resist Class

This is a great day to learn modern calligraphy as well as adding some creativity to a finished piece using ink resist and ink water wash. It is suitable for beginners and left handeders.

In the morning we will be learning ‘Modern calligraphy’. If you have joined one of Jane's classes before you can re-fresh and practice.

In the afternoon you will look at design and layout and create your finished artwork.

All materials are provided and everything Jane teaches with is tried and tested by her and are available to buy on the day. If you have any calligraphy equipment that you want Jane to look at to see if it is suitable for you to use, please bring it along.

Tutor: Jane Lappage
Cost: £55.00
Available Dates
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Sunday
05/09/2021
10.00-16.00

available places: 8



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: £22.00
Available Dates
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Friday
18/06/2021
COURSE FULL



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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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: £130.00
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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
Available Dates
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Saturday
17/07/2021
10.0016.00

available places: 5