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Stained Glass Workshop

Tutor Sarah Glover
Saturdays 10:00 - 17:00
October 14th, November 18th, February 3rd, March 10th, May 19th @ £42.00 + materials per session

Sarah has made panels for churches and schools and commissions for private homes. She has been teaching for over 18 years and she thoroughly enjoys it and is proud of what her students achieve.  Come and learn the basic techniques of how to make objects in copper foil method.  This course is suitable for all levels.  Beginners will make a stained glass copper foil hanging decoration during the session.  The skills/techniques covered on the day include:
•    Choosing a design either your own or Sarah’s.
•    Cutting glass.
•    Soldering.
•    Attaching hanging wire.
•    Applying the copper foil.
•    Applying black or copper patina.
•    Using a grinder to smooth the edges.

Materials are NOT included in your course fee because the amounts vary from person to person depending on the projects completed. Sarah tries to keep the costs as low as possible by providing a lovely selection of off cuts of glass but an average spend would be about £20. All tools and equipment will be supplied by Sarah, there is a charge of £9 for the use of specialist tools and equipment. Students will take away a unique, beautiful item/s. Be warned this class is very addictive, once may not be enough for you!  Only 11 places available. These workshops fill up very quickly early booking is recommended.


Traditional Upholstery

Tutor Ruth Jones
Tuesdays 19:00 - 21:30
October 3rd, 12 weeks @ £130.00 + materials

Have you got tired chairs or are you just tired of your chairs?

All the stages of traditional upholstery including springing, stitch edges etc.

Before the course begins Ruth will contact you to discuss what project you have in mind. Term dates will be 03/10/17 - 28/11/17 and 16/01/17-06/02/17.

Most equipment is available from the tutor for an additional cost.

Only 10 places available.

This course fills up very quickly early booking is recommended.


Traditional Upholstery Workshops

Tutor Ruth Jones
Saturday 10:00 - 16:00
October 14th, November 18th, March 10th, May 19th @ £51.50 + materials per session

In this workshop, our experienced tutor will share her expertise and knowledge with you as she guides you through all the stages of traditional upholstery including springing, stitch edges etc

Before the course begins Ruth will contact you to discuss what project you have in mind. Most materials are available from the tutor for an additional cost. It is recommended that students attend a minimum of TWO sessions to be able to complete a project. An equipment list will be provided.

Only 8 places available.

These workshops fill up very quickly early booking is recommended.