TRADITIONAL AND MODERN LAMPSHADE MAKING


  • 25/11/2017
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Suitable for beginners. Enjoyable for all. One or Two-day weekend day workshop. 10am – 5pm. If you aspire to the luxury and elegance of lampshades that ooze class like a dowager, this is the workshop for you. Even if you have never stitched in your life, Ian McQueen’s relaxed and friendly style of tuition will (more…)

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INTRODUCTION TO RAG RUGS


  • 25/11/2017
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Do you love the thought of a bespoke wool rag rug nestled beneath your feet as you step out of bed? Does the thought of how to go about it leave you feeling daunted? This one day weekend workshop will brush aside any lack of confidence as Mary McGeown is an experienced teacher who loves to share her passion (more…)

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INTRODUCTION TO BOOKBINDING – ONE DAY NOTEBOOK


  • 25/11/2017
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

‘Gotta go- I’m working on a book.’ ‘I didn’t know you are a writer.’ I’m not. I’m a book binder’….. If you would like to create a unique gift for someone or own something special that you have made yourself, then bookbinding is a pleasurable pastime and easy to replicate at home. We have an (more…)

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INTRO TO SPOON CARVING


  • 26/11/2017
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Like spoons? You’ll love this. If the idea of carving a spoon appeals to you, but setting out into a muddy wood and starting your learning by wielding an axe seems somewhat daunting, join us for a one day course that will bypass all that and yet give you the immense satisfaction of watching a (more…)

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INTRO TO UPHOLSTERY – 1 DAY


  • 26/11/2017
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

KEY PROJECT: MODERN FOAM FILLED DROP-IN SEAT All of our upholstery classes are for absolute beginners. It doesn’t matter which one you choose to take first. Each technique that is offered is part of all the processes every upholsterer has to learn. We supply all tools and materials. One-day workshop. 10am – 5pm. Join us (more…)

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GARDENING – CONTAINERS FOR SMALL SPACES


  • 26/11/2017
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Container gardening for small spaces Half day workshop 10.00-1.00pm Is your outside space a balcony, a tiny paved yard or patio? Do you just have room for a window box or a plant by your front door? Tiny spaces are a challenge for any gardener. Add a lot of storeys, lack of rain and wary (more…)

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DIY IN A DAY – PLUMBING


  • 26/11/2017
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Learn how to tackle some basic plumbing tasks around the home in this practical, hands-on workshop. During this weekend one day workshop, Dave Sylvester, a qualified plumber, will walk you through some ‘dry’ exercises to top up your skills in the ‘wet arts’ of your home. Plumbing = Water in and water out. There will (more…)

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BASIC ELECTRICS


  • 28/11/2017
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm

An introductory workshop to help learn the first principles of electrics in the home.What about those complicated physic formulas? How will you know an Amp when you see one? (Clue-you can’t. ) This short workshop covers the most common requests that homeowners, landlords and tenants want to more about in their homes. Explained in simple (more…)

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WILLOW BASKET MAKING


  • 02/12/2017
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A classic craft with a contemporary flair. One day willow basket making workshop. Before the invention of the plastic bag most shopping was carried home in baskets, and in Britain willow was one of the main materials used to make them. If you have ever studied and admired work by a basket weaver, this is (more…)

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MAKE A LINED CURTAIN


  • 02/12/2017
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Suitable for beginners. Enjoyable for everyone. One-day workshop. 10am – 5pm. Ever wanted to make your own curtains but not wanted to risk ruining expensive fabric if you tried? Try this small friendly workshop to jump start your skills. Do you have some lovely vintage fabric that you have been saving to ‘get made’ into (more…)

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