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Our craft courses include: printing, card making, model making and collage and are often linked to seasons, celebrations, themes or a particular time, period or movement. Making your craft courses more fun and relevant to you.

Cake Decorating View details

A fun and interactive course. Aimed at the beginner, learn basic techniques and skills to be able to use your own creativity to make and decorate cakes and how to use different edible materials. No experience necessary.This is an online course and you will need a reliable internet connection, a computer with a camera and a microphone. An invitation to this course will be emailed to you with a link to Canvas, our virtual learning platform (you need to accept it to be able to attend the session) and a link to a Zoom meeting.

Crochet for Beginners View details

As a beginner you will be taught step by step. You will learn basic crochet techniques such as chain, slip stitch, treble, double & half treble stitches. You will learn how to increase and decrease as well as finishing methods such as blocking. You will be encouraged to work on your own individual project using the skills you have developed. You will need two balls of Double Knit (DK) yarn and a 4mm or a 4.5mm crochet hook. A bright/light plain colour (e.g. yellow, blue, pink or white) will make it easier for beginners to see the stitches.

Decoupage - Taster View details

Discover how to improve and upcycle a small item using decoupage. You will decoupage an item during the session, you will need PVA glue, a paint brush, some tissue paper and a small item to decoupage. Items that can be used include a box, a picture frame, a plant pot, a jar, a tin, a bauble or an ornament. If you wish to make your item later, then you can still take part, ask questions and watch the demos. This course will not include how to decoupage furniture.

Easy Summer Sewing View details

Many of us have rediscovered our love for sewing and crafting during this lockdown. Sewing is relaxing and has many mental health benefits. Come along to the course with your sewing machine, I will be teaching small easy to follow projects that no pattern is needed for. We will make a face mask, cushion cover, bunting or a kaftan. I will also be on hand to help with your on going sewing projects if you would rather work on your own with my support. This is a chance to meet other people who enjoy sewing.

Hand Embroidery Flowers View details

In this short taster course you will choose a template to print out and trace (if you do not have a printer you could try and trace a floral pattern you already have or trace through off your tablet). We will then look at possible stitches to use on these patterns and make a floral embroidered sample.

Improvers' Crochet View details

These sessions are for learners with some previous crochet experience. The course will be mainly taught on zoom and course material including handouts, photos and tutorials will be on canvas. Students' work will be observed in the zoom meeting and verbal feedback will be given straight away.Students can also upload photos of work onto canvas feedback could be given through canvas inbox.

Introduction to Embroidery View details

This is an introductory embroidery class, covering the basic techniques of hand embroidery such as how to use a hoop, which threads and fabric to choose, how to start, and finish your threads. You will learn 5 popular embroidery stitches and create a sample piece. You will be able to choose a design or draw your own. We will cover all you need to know to start to finish.

Introduction to Hand Sewing View details

On this course you will learn a variety of hand sewing stitches and techniques. Being able to sew well by hand will allow you to finish every project you make in the cleanest and professional looking way, even if you sew mostly on a machine. Hand sewing is also the best way to mend items and do repairs.

Making Sugarcraft Animals View details

Perfect for beginners. Learn how to mould basic shapes, mould and attach them to a basic body shape to create fun animals or bugs

Mosaics, Tools and Techniques. An Introduction View details

You will see demonstrations showing how to use the tools, view and discuss the choice of materials that can be either bought, found or recycled for making mosaics. Then a brief exploration into the various mosaic methods and the endless possibilities once the basic skills are learnt. You will be given step by step guidance enabling you to make your own sample pieces.