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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

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
Available Dates
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Monday
24/08/2020
10.30-11.30

available places: 4



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: £12.00
Available Dates
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Tuesday
15/09/2020
14.00-15.00

available places: 5



Crochet Taster

An introduction to crochet for complete beginners. If you have ever thought about learning to crochet, then this is the workshop for you! You will learn how to start crocheting and tackle a chain and double crochet stitch. You will then crochet a daisy using the stitches you have just learnt.

If you find you enjoy crochet, our longer 3 week Crochet Course is perfect to develop your skills and for you to learn more stitches and how to read a crochet pattern. 

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £12.00
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Decoupage Lantern

Come and spend an afternoon making a lovely decoupage lantern. Choose from our range of patterned papers and learn how to neatly decorate the glass panels. A quick and effective craft which will look great in your garden with some fairy lights inside!

Materials and lantern included. There will be plenty of other items to decoupage too, if you wish.

Tutor: Meg Bonser / Katharine Wright
Cost: £12.00
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Dorset Button Taster

Come and learn how to make beautiful decorative Dorset buttons - an old craft using embroidery threads.

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £10.00
Available Dates
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Tuesday
29/09/2020
14.00-15.00

available places: 6



Everlasting Wreath

Celebrate with a wreath decoration that will last and last! 

Raid our fabric and ribbon stash picking out your favourite colours to create this easy take on a rag wreath.

 

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £20.00
Available Dates
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Monday
24/08/2020
13.30-15.00

available places: 4



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.

 

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £22.00
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Ink Resist Taster Class

Join calligraphy expert, Jane, on this taster ‘Ink Resist’ workshop where you will learn a few basics about Modern Calligraphy lettering, write and draw your wording and decorative Laurel wreath. Then you'll add a coloured wash and see your work transform into a piece of art!

Please note this is a taster, where you will create the artwork shown. If you want to learn more about Modern Calligraphy, the full day workshops are a great follow-on.

Tutor: Jane Lappage
Cost: £18.00
Available Dates
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Tuesday
25/08/2020
19.00-21.00

available places: 5
Friday
25/09/2020
19.00-21.00

available places: 5



Jewellery Making Taster

An hour's introduction to beading and stringing - learn about the different kinds of findings, strings and beads and begin to use pliers to make bracelets, earrings and a simple necklace.

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £15.00
Available Dates
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Tuesday
08/09/2020
14.00-15.00

available places: 3



Macrame Coasters

A quick and easy macrame make, these stylish coasters will modernise any room.

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £15.00
Available Dates
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Monday
12/10/2020
14.00-15.00

available places: 6



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: Meg Bonser
Cost: £10.00
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Quick Willow Decorations

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: £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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Screen Printing Taster

Come and try DIY screen printing and design and print yourself a washable canvas tote bag to take away! We'll show you a great, affordable way to make screens and templates which you'll be able to replicate at home.

 

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £18.00
Available Dates
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Monday
21/09/2020
10.00-11.30

available places: 4



Silver Etching Taster

An interesting new course teaching etching on sterling silver using Ferric Nitrate. You will learn to saw and file a piece of silver, and then how to create a design using etching. You will come away with a silver etched pendant.

Tutor: Naim & Laura
Cost: £42.00
Available Dates
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Friday
18/09/2020
11.00-14.00

available places: 6



Silver Pendant Taster

A fabulous taster session for silversmithing. You will learn to saw, file, texture and finish a sterling silver pendant. A great way to start a journey into silversmithing.

Tutor: Naim & Laura
Cost: £42.00
Available Dates
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Friday
02/10/2020
11.00-14.00

available places: 6



Tunisian Crochet Taster

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

It makes a beautiful soft, dense fabric perfect for resuable face cloths.

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £15.00
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