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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.

 

 

 

Tutor: Sarah Luke
Cost: £35.00
Available Dates
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Friday
16/10/2020
10.00-12.00

available places: 2



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
Available Dates
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Friday
11/12/2020
13.00-15.00

available places: 1



Glass Fusion - Slumped Piece

Create a beautiful piece of fused glass, which when fired will be 'slumped' into a curved shape.

This course is suitable for beginners with no experience of glass fusion, or for those who have been on a glass fusion course before.

 

Tutor: Sarah Luke
Cost: £35.00
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Glass Fusion Wave

Come and make this absolutely stunning sea-inspired glass fused piece! You will be shown how to cut your glass and build layers up to create your own wave design on a circular base.

These will be taken away to be fired and returned to the Craft Centre for collection the following week.

 

Tutor: Sarah Luke
Cost: £45.00
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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: £30.00
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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
Available Dates
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Monday
28/09/2020
10.00-15.00

available places: 1



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
18/10/2020
10.00-16.00

available places: 3



Paper Cutting

Learn the delicate and beautiful art of paper cutting. Perfect for making a really special Christmas card or piece for framing.

 

Tutor: Sarah Holden
Cost: £30.00
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Stained Glass and Copper Foil Decorations

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
Available Dates
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Sunday
15/11/2020
COURSE FULL
Sunday
15/11/2020
COURSE FULL
Sunday
06/12/2020
COURSE FULL
Sunday
06/12/2020
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: £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: £85.00
Available Dates
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Sunday
04/10/2020
10.00-16.00

available places: 3
Saturday
12/12/2020
COURSE FULL