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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 lovely evening session where you will learn all about applique. No sewing experience is necessary. You will create your own simple design using pretty fabrics and stitching. All materials are provided.

          

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £20.00
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
Available Dates
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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
26/11/2018
10.00-11.30

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

available places: 8



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 by make a chain and learn how the 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. 

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
21/01/2019
10.00-11.00

available places: 8



Decoupage

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

 

 

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £12.00
Available Dates
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Monday
03/12/2018
13.30-15.00

available places: 7



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: £22.00
Available Dates
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Monday
17/12/2018
COURSE FULL
Monday
04/02/2019
10.00-11.15

available places: 8



Jewellery Taster

An quick 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: £15.00
Available Dates
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Kantha Embroidery

A beautifully simple form of stitching originating in India stitched on layers of delicate fabric.

Lovely designs and pictures can be made using this free flowing technique and in our taster session you will stitch a simple design learning all the techniques to carry on this relaxing craft at home.

 

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £18.00
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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
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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
Available Dates
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Monday
26/11/2018
13.30-14.30

available places: 4



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
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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
Available Dates
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Monday
14/01/2019
10.00-11.30

available places: 8



Needlefelted Robin

Come and make a cute little needlefelted robin for Christmas!

Tutor: Katharine Wright
Cost: £18.00
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Paper Cutting Taster

In this taster session you will learn the basics of paper cutting yusing - a great skill to add to cardmaking, or making delicate collages for your home. See how man pieces you can make during the session!

Materials included.

 

Tutor: Meg Bonser
Cost: £15.00
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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
Available Dates
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Monday
28/01/2019
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: £15.00
Available Dates
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