INTRO TO TRADITIONAL UPHOLSTERY – WEEKEND


  • Saturday
    27/10/2018
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sunday
    28/10/2018
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

If you would like to get stuck in to a project a bit more traditional than the drop in dining chair seat that we tackle on our ‘Intro to Upholstery‘ workshop, this chance to make a footstool you will own forever is the very thing for you. Over two full days, an experienced upholsterer will fast (more…)

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MAKE A LINED CURTAIN


  • 27/10/2018
    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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ADVANCED CURTAIN MAKING


  • 27/10/2018
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Lots of people have asked us about more examples of making fabulous curtains, so here it is. For those of you who feel able to hand stitch a basic lined curtain in our ‘Curtain making’ workshop, this is a day to advance your abilities by learning the techniques of different headings,  cosy  fleece interlining and hand pleating. The process (more…)

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INTRO TO WOODWORK – BASIC WOOD JOINTS


  • 27/10/2018
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • 28/10/2018
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A beginners course that goes straight to the heart of woodworking. This weekend course  will focus on timeless variations on wood joints that can be used for an endless amount of woodwork projects. Develop your skills with a saw, chisel and plane so that you can measure and mark out your work, cut, fit and (more…)

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PREPARE & PAINT


  • 27/10/2018
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Learn to decorate in one day, 10am – 5pm. All set to decorate one room… or perhaps your entire home? Brush up your decorating techniques by messing up our workshop, instead of your living room! Painting a room is a great way to transform your home interior, without it costing the earth. But it can be (more…)

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INTRODUCTION TO BOOKBINDING – ONE DAY – TRAVEL JOURNAL


  • 28/10/2018
    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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MAKE A ROMAN BLIND


  • 28/10/2018
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Suitable for beginners. Enjoyable for everyone. One-day workshop. 10am – 5pm. Drawn to the look of fashionable roman blinds but not sure how to make them yourself? Then this one day workshop is for you. From measuring the window to fixing it to the wall, experienced tutor, Jan Dodd will guide you through the tools and (more…)

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INTRO TO MODERN UPHOLSTERY – WEEKEND


  • 03/11/2018
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • 04/11/2018
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

KEY PROJECT: MODERN FOAM with DEEP BUTTONED CONSTRUCTION FOOTSTOOL 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 that every upholsterer has to learn. We have created a wonderful project to learn the classic (more…)

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INTRODUCTION TO BOOKBINDING – ONE DAY – NOTEBOOK


  • 03/11/2018
    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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DIY IN A DAY – PLUMBING


  • 03/11/2018
    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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