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

Taster Courses

Applique Taster

A quick sewing session to learn all about applique. No sewing experience is necessary. You will create your own simple design using pretty fabrics and stitching.

          

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £12.00
Available Dates
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Batik Taster

Come and have a go at Batik! You will learn the basics of this wax-resist technique using dye on cotton.

 

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £18.00
Available Dates
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Cardmaking - using your Sewing Machine!

Take your cardmaking in a new direction and incorporate fabric and paper with stitching to make some beautiful and unusual designs.

 

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £15.00
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Clean Earth Crafting

A new course looking at ways of using common resources around us. One taster session will be held each month.

Session 1: Paper

Session 2: Plastic

Session 3: Fabric

Session 4: Christmas

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £15.00
Available Dates
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Monday
24/09/2018
10.00-11.00

available places: 8
Monday
29/10/2018
10.00-11.00

available places: 8
Monday
26/11/2018
10.00-11.00

available places: 8
Tuesday
18/12/2018
19.00-21.00

available places: 8



Crochet Taster

An introduction to crochet for complete beginners. Learn how to start off, make a chain and crochet a daisy using chain and doubles.

If you enjoy it, why not go on to book our longer 3 week Crochet Course.

Click here for our crochet wool, hooks and patterns in our shop.

 

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £12.00
Available Dates
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Monday
08/10/2018
10.00-11.00

available places: 7



Decoupage

Come and spend a happy hour learning how to decoupage - it's the ultimate upcycling craft!

 

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £10.00
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Gel Plate Printing Taster

Learn how to make your own Geli plate and use them to create stunning monoprints on paper and fabric.

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £18.00
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Glass Fusion Jewellery Taster

An introduction to glass fusion where you will learn to make small jewellery pendants using a microwave glass kiln.

 

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £20.00
Available Dates
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Monday
03/09/2018
10.00-11.15

available places: 8



Hand Embroidery Taster

A chance to give hand embroidery a go - learn some new stitches and start stitching a sampler or picture.

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £15.00
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Hand Quilting

Come and learn the art of hand quilting in a quick session. It's a relaxing and enjoyable technique that can enhance your patchwork and provide a good alternative to machine quilting.

All materials are provided.

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £18.00
Available Dates
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Jewellery Taster

An hour long workshop where you will make some simple pieces of jewellery such as beaded bracelets and necklaces.

If you have attended some of our jewellery workshops before, you are welcome to come along and tackle more complex projects.

 

  

Click here to add our jewellery starter kit to your basket.



 

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £10.00
Available Dates
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Monday
10/09/2018
13.30-15.00

available places: 8



Leather Accessories

Learn how to work with leather and make your own unique accessories including hair bands, simple bracelets and tassel keyrings in this Quick Make...

Children 10+ welcome

   

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £15.00
Available Dates
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Monday
17/09/2018
13.30-15.00

available places: 8



Marbling

A quick taster where you will learn how to marble paper and fabric.

Lots of fun, quite messy and you'll have lots of finished pieces to take home to use in your crafting such as card making, scrap booking, art journalling or textile art.

 

Tutor: Hannah Harrison
Cost: £10.00
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Mini-lampshade Taster

Learn all the techniques needed to make a lampshade - in mini form! In this taster session, you will make a lampshade perfect for a tealight but learn all that is needed to make a lampshade any size!

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £18.00
Available Dates
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Monday
17/09/2018
10.00-11.30

available places: 8



Needlefelted Landscape Taster

A quick needlefelting project where you will create a mini landscape to turn into a picture or brooch

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £12.00
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Needlefelted Robin

Come and make a cute little needlefelted robin for Christmas!

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £10.00
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Paper Cutting Taster

In this taster session, you will learn the basic skills of paper cutting! 

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £15.00
Available Dates
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Monday
24/09/2018
13.30-15.00

available places: 8



Paper Flowers

Paper Flowers

Spend a pleasant hour learning to fold paper into beautiful flowers - the perfect recycling project!

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £10.00
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Quick Canvas Make

Come and spend a happy hour and a half making a stunning canvas to take home - we've got a wealth of quick and easy ideas for you showing that you don't need to be 'arty' to make some gorgeous artwork.

All materials are provided.

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £15.00
Available Dates
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Tunisian Crochet Taster

Come and spend a peaceful hour and half learning how to do Tunisian Crochet!

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £15.00
Available Dates
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Monday
10/09/2018
10.00-11.30

available places: 8



Wet Felting Taster

Come and have a go at Wet Felting. Learn the basic technique using wool tops, soap and water and have a go at making a mini picture in felt to take home.


Wet feltingPiece of wet felt

Why not add our Starter Wet Felting kit to your basket? Click here to find it in the shop.

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £12.00
Available Dates
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Yarn Wall Hangings

A quick textiles make. Use simple tying techniques to make a modern, tactile hanging for your home.

Materials, tea and inspiration included!

 

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £10.00
Available Dates
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