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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).

TERMS & CONDITIONS
Please note we can only offer refunds in the event of a course being cancelled due to insufficient numbers of applicants or unforeseen circumstances. In such cases, you will be notified, and full payment will be refunded, or a different course date offered.

No refunds will be given for sessions missed due to illness (including Covid), holidays or any other personal reasons.



Taster Courses Art & Sculpture Jewellery Sewing Dressmaking Homemaking Wellbeing Knitting/Crochet Felting & Textiles Seasonal Other Children's Courses

Taster Courses

Acrylic Paint Pour Canvas

The latest painting sensation, the 'dirty pour' comes to the Craft Centre.

Come and have fun with paint and colour, make a mess and a fabuous canvas artwork to take home!

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £20.00
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Tuesday
09/08/2022
COURSE FULL



Cross Stitch Class - All ages

Join this Family Session where you & your youngster will learn the relaxing craft of cross stitch. All materials included.

Book a space for an adult and bring a child for free!

 

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £12.00
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Decorative Mending

Learn how to make the most of your mending and turn it into a decorative feature!

We'll explore embroidery stitches and patching that will increase the longevity of your clothes, and turn them into something beautiful and unique too!

Suitable for all levels.

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £10.00
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Hand Stitched Textile Collage - All Ages

Relaxing and therapeutic - take your sewing skills back to basics and make a beautiful, tactile piece of art.

FAMILY SESSION - Book a space and bring a child for free!

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £15.00
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Jewellery Making - Basics

In this Beginners workshop, you will be introduced to different beading and wiring techniques, the different kinds of stringing materials, fastenings and tools used to create beaded jewellery. You'll design and make a bracelet or earrings and go away with the know-how on how to make and mend beaded items.

  

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £12.00
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Learn to Knit (All ages)

Knitting is a very relaxing hobby - and you can make loads of fantastic things for yourself and your friends and family!

On this introductory session, Katharine will show you the basic knit stitch, casting on and casting off. You'll get some knitting needles and yarn to take away with you so you can keep going and practice!

Book a Space and a Child Can Come Free!

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £12.00
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Mindful Art - All Ages

A mindful art session for all the family to join in - book a space and bring a child for free!

We'll be doing some relaxing and enjoyable artwork together - no prior experience or skill is needed.

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £15.00
Available Dates
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Tuesday
23/08/2022
10.30-12.00

available places: 7



Modern Calligraphy Taster

Fantastic half-day course

Try your hand at this increasingly popular style of Modern Calligraphy. Ideal for all those personal touches to your hand crafted cards and gifts, or generate your own unique design.

The course includes a nib holder, nib, practice lines, letters and paper. Other items to help you flourish at calligraphy will be available on the day.

We have 2 sessions running - Morning 10-12.30 and Afternoon 1-3.30. UPGRADE to a full day for £60 - call to book this Upgrade.

Tutor: Jane Lappage
Cost: £32.00
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Pom-pom Fun!

A fun, family session where you can have a rummage through our vast collection of yarn and learn how to make pom-poms. We can then turn the pom-poms into bunting, a wreath or even a cute animal! The choice is yours!

Tutor: Hannah Harrison
Cost: £12.00
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Printing Taster - All Ages

Our printing taster is suitable for all the family - try block, lino and monotype printing techniques in this session.

FAMILY SESSION - Book one space for an adult and bring a child for free - come and craft together!

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £15.00
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Friday
12/08/2022
COURSE FULL



Rope Bowls

A brilliant way of using up scrap fabric or rope and creating something useful and beautiful in the process! Learn to make a sturdy rope bowl perfect for gifts or holding all your bits and bobs!

 

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £18.00
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Sewing With Cork Fabric

Cork is a wonderful fabric to sew with, amd is eco-friendly too! On this class, you will learn how to work with this fabric and how to sew it. You will get to make 2 or 3 small items such as a monogrammed keyring, sunglasses case and card wallet.

 

Tutor: Hannah Harrison
Cost: £35.00
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Silk Painting Taster

An introduction to silk painting - design and paint a hoop framed silk artwork to take away.

You don't have to be 'arty' we give you lots of ideas and templates you can use, and teach you some lovely techniques to try.

Tutor: Hannah Harrison
Cost: £25.00
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Try Macrame - All Ages

A session suitable for all the family - come and learn some basic macrame knots and make a mini wallhanging to take home.

FAMILY SESSION - Book a space and bring a child for free.

 

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £15.00
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Wet Felting Taster

Wet Felting is a fun and exciting way to make felt - as well as one of the most ancient ways to make fabric. Using wool tops with the addition of soap and hot water, felt can be made and sculpted into beautiful shapes. In this quick taster session, we will make a simple flat piece of felt with a picture.

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £15.00
Available Dates
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Monday
12/09/2022
14.00-15.00

available places: 8