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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 - Colours of the Earth

A gorgeous piece of glass art made to represent the colours of the earth. You will work with cut glass strips and frit (crushed glass) to create this stunning piece, which will be mounted on wood after firing.

All materials will be provided.

 

 

Tutor: Sarah Luke
Cost: £42.00
Available Dates
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Monday
11/10/2021
19.00-21.00

available places: 8



Glass Fusion - Slumped Bowl

Beautifully simple. In this class you will have the opportunity to make a summer themed bowl or tray. The piece is simple yet effective and a great piece to make for both beginners and improvers.

Tutor: Sarah Luke
Cost: £35.00
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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
Available Dates
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Friday
17/09/2021
10.00-13.00

available places: 3



Leather Bound Journal

In this BRAND NEW class, Hannah will teach you how to make three small stitched booklets which will be encased in a leather cover. There will be the option to personalise the leather to create your very own unique journal.

Tutor: Hannah Harrison
Cost: £35.00
Available Dates
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Friday
24/09/2021
10.00-13.00

available places: 8



Macrame Wall Hanging

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

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £25.00
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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
08/11/2021
10.00-14.00

available places: 8

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
31/10/2021
10.00-16.00

available places: 8



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: 3



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
15/10/2021
10.00-12.00

available places: 7



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
Available Dates
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Sunday
24/10/2021
COURSE FULL
Sunday
24/10/2021
13.30-16.00

available places: 3



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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