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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
Available Dates
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Or order the Craft Kit to learn at home




Block Printing Taster

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

 

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £18.00
Available Dates
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Tuesday
07/09/2021
10.00-11.30

available places: 8



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
Available Dates
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Tuesday
06/07/2021
10.30-11.30

available places: 7



Button Pictures

Raid our huge button stash, choose a shape (perhaps and animal or letter) and a colour scheme and make a unique piece of art for your home! 

 

 

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £18.00
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Decoupage Decorations & Upcycling

A relaxing hour of decorating and sticking! Decoupage is fantastic for upcycling so come and make a decorative item and give it a new lease of life! Suitable for all ages and abilities.

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £15.00
Available Dates
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Tuesday
31/08/2021
10.00-11.00

available places: 8

Or order the Craft Kit to learn at home




Dorset Button Taster

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

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £15.00
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Everlasting Wreath

A scrappy fabric project which is a simple and easy way to use up those scraps.

In our Autumn session, you will have the option to make a Festive version.

Suitable for all ages and abilities.

 

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £15.00
Available Dates
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Monday
01/11/2021
14.00-15.00

available places: 8

Or order the Craft Kit to learn at home




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
Available Dates
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Tuesday
06/07/2021
14.00-15.00

available places: 6



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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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: £38.00
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Needlefelted Landscape Taster

A lovely introduction to needlefelting. You will get to create your own mini landscape picture. We'll provide lots of inspiration and all the materials, but if you have a picture of your own you wish to bring to reproduce, then feel free to do so.

 

Tutor: Katharine Wright/ Meg Bonser
Cost: £20.00
Available Dates
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Monday
06/09/2021
14.00-15.00

available places: 8

Or order the Craft Kit to learn at home




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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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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Tuesday
31/08/2021
14.00-15.00

available places: 8

Or order the Craft Kit to learn at home