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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.



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

Taster Courses

Applique Cushion Taster

Learn the technique of applique and create a design on a cushion cover.

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £20.00
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Or order the Craft Kit to learn at home




Block Printing Taster

Block printing is one of those simple yet effective crafts that always turns out beautifully! Come and experiment with all our blocks and colours and print a tote bag to take away.

 

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £18.00
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Book Binding Taster

An introduction to making your own books and notebooks - we'll tackle folded books and a basic Japanese stabbed binding book - relaxing and fun.

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £15.00
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Glass Fusion Jewellery Taster

An introduction to glass fusion where you will learn to make small jewellery pendants and little decorations using a microwave glass kiln. You will make 4-5 pieces and they will be fired for you to collect at a later date.

 

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £25.00
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Hand Stitched Textile Collage

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

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £18.00
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Hoop Weaving

A fabulous taster session where you will learn to weave on a round hoop creating a beautiful textured piece of art.

You'll be shown different weaving techniques, and be given a variety of yarns and wool tops to use in your design.

 

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £20.00
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Liberty Print Metal Purse

Learn to make a metal frame purse with beautiful Liberty Print Fabrics. 

This is a beginner level project, with a little bit of machine sewing, and some hand sewing involved.

 

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £20.00
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Make Your Own Willow Wreath

In this taster class, you'll be making your own willow wreath base that you can use and reuse from season to season. 

In the first part of the class, you'll learn about willow and how to form your wreath base. Then you'll have the opportunity to use a variety of seasonal decorations to adorn it with.

 

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £35.00
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Paper Collage Bird

Use the simple technique of paper collage to create a stunning piece of artwork. 
Katharine will show you how to choose papers and work with colour and pattern to create a bird picture. You don't need to be able to draw or be artistic - this is art for everyone!

 

 

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £20.00
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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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Friday
25/02/2022
10.00-13.00

available places: 8



Tunisian Crochet

Come and learn how to make Tunisian crochet. It's a cross between knitting and crochet and some beautiful textures and patterns can be created.

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £20.00
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Tuesday
07/12/2021
COURSE FULL



Willow Dragonfly Taster

A taster course, which is a great introduction to working with willow - come and have a go at dragonflies, butterflies, simple hearts and wreaths.

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £25.00
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