Workshops

Please note that during the Coronavirus pandemic, we will not be holding any workshops. They are, however, bookable as vouchers redeemable for dates to be set when quarantine restrictions are lifted. The voucher will be available for you to download for 30 days after checkout.

Mixed Media Artwork

Mix It Up – Mixed Media Wall-hanging

Create a bespoke wall-hanging using image transfer techniques and embellishments.

Using found collage materials, photographs and printed ephemera, we’ll use image transfer techniques to create a truly personal piece of original artwork. With the chance to use embellishments such as embroidery, beading and block printing too, you’ll walk away from this workshop with a unique wall-hanging to adorn your walls and the skills and ideas to create more for friends and family.

Please note that during the Coronavirus pandemic, workshops are bookable as vouchers redeemable for dates to be set when quarantine restrictions are lifted. The voucher will be available for you to download for 30 days after checkout.

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Basic Upholstery Workshop

Take a Seat – Simple Upholstery for Beginners

Learn the basics of upholstery with our simple starter course.

Join us for a half day of productivity and fun. Bring your own chair (a dining chair is ideal) and learn how to strip down old upholstery, repair the frame and build it back up to create a strong sturdy seat.

Please note that during the Coronavirus pandemic, workshops are bookable as vouchers redeemable for dates to be set when quarantine restrictions are lifted. The voucher will be available for you to download for 30 days after checkout.

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Make a Note – Bookbinding Workshop

Learn to make your own hand-bound journal using the traditional Japanese Stab Stitch technique.

The workshop covers how to select suitable papers, choose and prepare the thread and most importantly how to stitch beautiful decorative spines.

Please note that during the Coronavirus pandemic, workshops are bookable as vouchers redeemable for dates to be set when quarantine restrictions are lifted. The voucher will be available for you to download for 30 days after checkout.

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Linoprint Lampshade Workshop

Perfect Print – Lino Print a Lampshade

Design and print your own unique pattern on a lampshade for your own home.

In this workshop you’ll learn how to use pre-cut lino blocks to create a pattern, ready to be inked up and used to decorate a lampshade panel.

Please note that during the Coronavirus pandemic, workshops are bookable as vouchers redeemable for dates to be set when quarantine restrictions are lifted. The voucher will be available for you to download for 30 days after checkout.

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Lino Printing Workshop

Stamping Ground – Lino Printing Workshop

Create your own design to lino cut and print onto a tablecloth, cushion cover or apron.

In this workshop you’ll learn how to design, carve and print a lino block into a series of stamps, ready to be inked up and used to decorate a tablecloth. Using simple tools and techniques, this workshop is brilliant for beginners.

Please note that during the Coronavirus pandemic, workshops are bookable as vouchers redeemable for dates to be set when quarantine restrictions are lifted. The voucher will be available for you to download for 30 days after checkout.

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Furniture painting workshop

Brush Strokes – Introduction to Furniture Painting

Learn all about the latest innovation in furniture painting at our Fusion Mineral Paint workshop.

Bring your favourite piece to work on (you must be able to carry it in one hand i.e. a stool, small table etc) and find out how to prepare your furniture and apply this amazing paint to achieve professional, long-lasting results. Have a go at simple effects such as layering and distressing for an authentic look and learn about the various ways to finish your piece to perfection.

Please note that during the Coronavirus pandemic, workshops are bookable as vouchers redeemable for dates to be set when quarantine restrictions are lifted. The voucher will be available for you to download for 30 days after checkout.

 

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Chair makeover course

Frame, Fabric, Finish – Chair Makeover Workshop

If you’ve always fancied re-covering your favourite chair but don’t have the tools, time or skills, then this is the workshop for you.

We’ll provide a chair and teach you how to prep and paint the frame using any colour from our extensive paint range, before guiding you through the steps needed to upholster the seat using fabric from our vast selection. At the end of the day take your handiwork home and enjoy!

Please note that during the Coronavirus pandemic, workshops are bookable as vouchers redeemable for dates to be set when quarantine restrictions are lifted. The voucher will be available for you to download for 30 days after checkout.

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