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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 Wellbeing Knitting/Crochet Felting & Textiles Seasonal Other Children's Courses

Seasonal

Arm Knitted Wreath

A fabulous wreath using the arm knitting technique! Bang-on-trend and it'll last for years.

The yarn is vegan friendly acrylic jumbo yarn, so also suitable for those sensitive to wool.

 

Tutor: Hannah Harrison
Cost: £30.00
Available Dates
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Tuesday
10/12/2019
COURSE FULL



Children's Crafty Christmas Makes (5+)

A short course for kids – drop them off while you finish your Christmas shopping. They’ll have fun and come home with some great Christmas makes.

Age 7 upwards.

Click here to visit our Children's Crafty Kits section of our shop.

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £16.00
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Christmas Applique Picture

Use our sewing machines to stitch a gorgeous Christmas design with festive fabrics, then frame in an embroidery hoop to make a lovely gift or decoration.

All abilities welcome. Materials and inspiration included!

 

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £22.00
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Christmas Card Making

Get ahead with your Christmas preparations and spend a peaceful hour and a half using our card-making materials to make some unique handmade cards - from paper collage to delicate watercolours!

Inspiration + materials provided.

 

 

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £12.00
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Christmas Crafts

A morning of relaxing Christmas Crafts! We'll give you lots of ideas and then let you loose on our wide range of materials. See how much you can make during the session!

Materials, guidence and inspiration provided.

  

 

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £22.00
Available Dates
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Friday
13/12/2019
10.00-13.00

available places: 8



Christmas Decorations

A fun seasonal workshop where you will make Christmas Decorations and Wreaths to take away - lots of choices and designs to try.

Why not bring your friends along for a pre-Christmas get together, with a difference!

 Click here to visit our shop for Christmas craft kits and supplies.

 

Tutor: Katharine Wright/Meg Bonser
Cost: £22.00
Available Dates
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Monday
11/11/2019
13.30-15.30

available places: 7
Tuesday
12/11/2019
19.00-21.00

available places: 6



Christmas Patchwork (4 weeks)

This is a four week course where you will learn how to piece and applique a Christmas table runner.

 

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £60.00
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Clay Christmas Decorations

Come and make some clay Chrismas decorations for your tree, cut from air drying clay and decorate with imprints, stamps and texture.

 

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £15.00
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Fresh Foliage Christmas Wreath

Christmas Craft & Fizz Evening

Come and learn how to make your own fresh Christmas wreath with award-winning Millies Forever Floral. The finished decoration will see you right through the festive season and equip you with the skills to make them year-on-year! 

We'll be serving mince pies and fizz to get you in the Christmas spirit, so bring your friends along and make a night of it!

 

Tutor: Carol Innes-Robbins
Cost: £50.00
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Glass Fusion - Christmas Decorations

Learn all about glass fusion and create your own beautiful pieces of glass art for Christmas Decorations.

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

 

 

Tutor: Sarah Luke
Cost: £35.00
Available Dates
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Tuesday
03/12/2019
19.00-21.00

available places: 2



Make a Rustic Wreath

Come and spend a peaceful two hours making a beautiful rustic wreath. We'll start with a wire base adding hessian, pine cones, dried oranges and more to make a lovely traditional piece for the festive season.

Materials included.

 

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £22.00
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Make an Elf Door (6+)

Make the perfect Christmas scene with your very own magical Elf Door! 

Suitable for 6+, materials included

 

Tutor: Hannah Harrison
Cost: £15.00
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Mantlepiece Christmas Garland

Use dried fruit and foliage to make an everlasting garland for your house.

 

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £35.00
Available Dates
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Saturday
07/12/2019
COURSE FULL



Mini Makers Christmas Crafts (2+)

Mini Makers is our weekly arty crafty session for pre-schoolers (suitable for those aged 2-4 years). This time, join us for three weeks of extra special Christmas crafting with your little ones!

We try painting, sticking, modelling, stamping, snipping and lots more; all designed to develop your child's fine motor skills and creative thinking. The small and relaxed groups are run by Hannah, a qualified primary school teacher, with heaps of experience of working with young children.

Tea & coffee is provided for the grown ups, and a drink and biscuit for the children.
£17 for all 3 sessions

 

Tutor: Hannah Harrison
Cost: £17.00
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Needlefelted Christmas Decorations

Come and make a cute little needlefelted robin for Christmas, or a Christmas pudding, brussel sprout or whatever else takes your fancy!

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £18.00
Available Dates
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Monday
25/11/2019
10.00-12.00

available places: 3



Needlefelted Christmas Pudding

Perfect for a Christmas tree, come and make a fun needlefelted decoration in this workshop. 

We will show you how to turn the fluffy wool tops into a cheeky pudding, using needlefelting needles.

All materials are provided. 

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £15.00
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Paper Christmas Decorations

Make intricate paper stars and beautiful paper decorations with our paper specialist, Sarah Holden.

Tutor: Sarah Holden
Cost: £20.00
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Pompom Wreaths

The pompom trend isn't going away, so come and make a fun Christmas wreath with them! A great modern twist for an indoor wreath...pick your colour scheme to suit your home.

 

 

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £24.00
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Sew a Christmas Stocking - all ages

Suitable for children or adults - come and make yourself (or a loved one) a full-sized Christmas stocking with personalised applique designs, using our modern Brother sewing machines.

All levels of sewist welcome
Children must be 7yrs or over

 

 

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £22.00
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Sew an Advent Calendar

It's never too early to craft for Christmas! In this day session, you will make a beautiful quilted advent calandar, perfect to hide mini surprises for your children or grandchildren in the run-up to Christmas.

There are two Advent calendar designs to choose from: a Scandinavian-inspired Christmas tree or a traditional house design. You can select your choice of design when you book.

 

Tutor: Hannah Harrison
Cost: £60.00
Available Dates
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Friday
01/11/2019
10.00-16.00

available places: 6



Sustainable Gift Wrapping

We are all trying to do our bit to reduce waste and be more environmentally friendly. This workshop will show you how to ditch the shiny wrapping paper and ribbons that cannot be recycled and still give gifts that look fabulous this Christmas.

Learn how to create wrapping cloths, bento bags, fabric envelopes and gift bags out of recyclable papers and then make a stack to take home.

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £18.00
Available Dates
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Thursday
07/11/2019
COURSE FULL