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Hope you can join us for some fun crafting.
Workshops April - June
15 April 2014 at 12:52Aldridge Crafts & Champagne Moments
01953 454976 www.aldridgecrafts.co.uk
Held in Store – Limited places – book now!
Booking is essential. Payment is required at the time of booking.
Check online or in-store for pictures/samples of our workshop projects.
Wed 23rd April 2 – 4pm Polymer Clay animal print canes £20.00
Gill Thompson will be showing how to make canes using polymer clay to make giraffe and leopard print canes that can be made into beads, pendants, roses etc. (Intermediate)
Wed 30th April 2 – 4pm Agate and crystal collar necklace set £20.00
Join Sarah to make a project using Agate column beads and teardrops combined with Tibetan silver bead caps and crystal rondelles. Skills required turning loops with round nosed pliers. (Intermediate)
Thu 1st May 6-8pm Sweet Poppy Stencils £15.00
Jane will teach you a range of different techniques for using your Sweet Poppy Stencils. You will learn about using dimension paste with a range of finishes. (Beginners to Advanced)
Wed 7th May 2 – 4pm Gemstone torque necklace £20.00
Join Sarah to make a lovely wirework piece using 1.5mm wire as a base as your torque then add gemstones to the frame using the tiara technique. Makes a lovely light-weight but visually beautiful necklace. Because of the nature of the tiara technique used good manual dexterity is needed. (Intermediate)
Thu 8th May 6-8pm Creating a Stamped Collage Panel £15.00
Jane will teach you how to work with a range of different inks, sprays and paints and rubber stamps to create a beautiful piece of artwork. You will learn all about layering your designs, adding focal points and highlights. We have lots of samples in store to show you the type of panel you will create! (Beginners to Advanced)
Sunday 11th May 10am-3pm All day stamping workshop £30.00
A day of fun fun fun!! This all day stamping workshop with Jane is suitable for any level crafter – whether you are a beginner or have experience. The morning project will be to create a beautiful 8x8” card with an animal theme (different choices available!). You will be using masks and Distress Inks, plus embellishments and printed backing papers too. The afternoon project will be to create a 5x7” card with a lovely butterfly or peacock design. You will be heat embossing your design and using mica powders and mica watercolour paints or drawing inks to colour in and also to create your background. Refreshments provided – just bring your lunch! (Beginners Or Advanced)
Wed 14th May 2 – 4pm Wirework rings with gemstones £15.00
Come and learn with Sarah, how to make a wirework ring using varied gauges of wire and natural gemstones. My only warning is wirework is seriously addictive! (Beginners to Advanced)
Wed 21st May 2-4 pm
Shell and crystal tassel necklace and earring set £15.00
Using chain, shell beads, crystals and acrylic spacers this necklace will look great with a T-shirt, tunic or dress. Although this is a longer length necklace it is lightweight. (Intermediate)
Thu 22nd May 6-8pm Decoupaged/Painted Elephant £15.00
Join Jane to decorate a cute papier mache Elephant. You can choose to decoupage him with Tissue paper, or paint him up and bling him up with embellishments. The workshop includes the price of your elephant. (Beginners or Advanced)
Wed 28th May 2-4 pm Polymer Clay with Gill Thompson £20.00
Gill Thompson teaches Polymer Clay techniques that you can take home and use in your beadwork.
Thu 29th May 6-8pm Zentangling £12.50
Another chance to join Jane to learn all about how to zentangle! We will work with stamps and stencils and learn all about forming patterns and different designs. You will also learn about creating zentangled borders too. (Beginners or Advanced)
Thu 5th June 6-8pm Papier Mache Stamped Heart Panel £15.00
In this workshop with Jane you will create a beautiful painted papier mache heart panel. We will use rubber stamps, inks and embellishments to create a unique piece of artwork perfect for your home. (Beginners or Advanced)
DATE FOR YOUR DIARY!
On Saturday 21st June we will be joined for the day by Annette who will be demonstrating Stix 2 and Woodware projects. Annette always has lots of fabulous ideas to get the most out of your products and will give you lots of inspiration and ideas! Free Demo Day!
Chain-Maille Workshops are also available with our Experienced Tutor Shawn Mills of Aglaia Silver both for beginners and advanced Chain Maille students. Please enquire for details.
Can’t make one of our workshop dates? Most of our workshops can be run on a 1-2-1 basis at a mutally convenient time. Minimum cost for a 1-2-1 workshop is £20.00 for a 2 hour workshop. Phone/call in to book
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Monthly Craft Club
Come along for friendly fun crafting – lots of chatting, cups of tea… and crafting too! We run mini workshops*, demonstrations and have a few crafting goodies to buy too. We meet every third Friday 6.15-8.30 - Francis Room, Connaught Hall.
New for 2014 – Themes! – to add a little extra fun you can make something on the theme for each month – it can be a card, scrapbook page, Artist Trading Card, piece of jewellery or anything else you can think of! You can bring it along just to show everyone else, or swap with someone elses project on the night. Club costs just £3 in advance, or £3.50 on the night.
April – 25th April – Theme: Bling Bling Bling
May – 16th May – Furry Friends
June – 20th June - Nautical