Christmas workshops NOW available to book...Learn, Explore, Create, Fun

Art and craft workshops...

Christmas Stationary

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 Make your gifts extra special this year by block printing your own Christmas cards, gift tags and wrapping.
Using wooden blocks handcrafted in India and a beautiful selection of paint, you can design and print an array of magnificent Christmas wrapping and cards.
We will start the session with a short demonstration on how to print successfully onto card and fabric. Next, you will have the opportunity to have ago at printing onto practise card and fabric squares, before deciding on your chosen designs. You will then go onto printing the following;


  • Christmas cards and envelopes 
  • Gift tags 
  • Paper gift bags
  • Sheets of brown wrapping paper
  • Tissue paper
  • Fabric gift bags

 

Sacks and Stockings

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 This is a lovely activity for the children to do...sign your child into our studio for a child only crafty workshop.

They will explore the wonderful world of block printing. Using handcrafted wooden Christmas blocks and a selection of fabric paint, first they will learn different printing techniques and tonal balance with colour. 

The session will start with a short printing demonstration followed by  having ago on practise fabric. Next, choose either a large fabric sack or stocking, and print your design. Towards the end of the session, we will show you how to turn your practise fabrics into stunning stationary.

All materials, paint and tuition included in the price.

Please note; This is a drop and go session for children aged 5 to 13. Adults are required to sign their child in and out of the studio. There will be two tutors at all times with your child and both tutors hold an enhanced DBS certificate with at least one tutor first aid trained. Due to safeguarding and it being a drop and go session, we cannot allow any adults to stay. 

Please read our terms and conditions before booking. These can be found on our website under T&C's.

Christmas Table Decoration

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 Be the talk of the table this Christmas...

Come and make your own fresh foliage table decoration.


Choose a display plate, 3 colours available, secure the oasis ring, position your glass hurricane lamp, and select your foliage. Add a selection of seeds heads, wired berries, and a touch of Christmas sparkle to complete your look.

By spraying your table decoration daily with water, your table decoration will last through to New Year and beyond!

Price includes, plate, oasis ring, glass hurricane vase, chunky church candle, a layer of sand, all fresh foliage, natural decorations and Christmas sparkles. Complimentary hot drinks, biscuits/mince pies and mulled wine (afternoon and evening sessions only for the mulled wine!!)

Please read our terms and conditions before booking. These can be found on our website under T & C's.

Christmas Felt Decorations

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Get festive fingers busy with this lovely felt decoration workshop. Something for all the family to enjoy together.


Choose from a selection of templates, or design your own! Select your coloured felt, cut your template out, add details and stitch together. Not forgetting the stuffing to make your creation a 3D masterpiece. 

Christmas Clay Decorations

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A lovely two part course workshop for both adults and children to enjoy together. Using air dried clay with a selection of cutters, tools and letter press, why not make your own Christmas decorations for your tree or to give as presents. No better way to spend a Winters afternoon or evening. 


Christmas Wreath Making

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Come and listen to Christmas tunes whilst creating your very own Christmas door wreath.


You will be using a selection of fresh foliage, sprigs of holly and ivy to form the base. Choose from a wide selection of natural resources to add interest; seed heads, pine cones, orange slices, berries and cinnamon sticks.


Why not add a touch of Christmas sparkle with beads and baubles! Finish off with a lovely festive ribbon.


All that's left to do at the end of the evening is...take it home, hang and enjoy!


Price includes tuition, materials, tea/coffee and a mince pie or two!

lampshade Making

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Have you ever wanted to make your own lampshade? Now you can. During this lovely two hour workshop, you will explore the beautiful craft of Indian block printing. Using a selection of wooden printing blocks with a contemporary styling, you will learn how to use the blocks to print onto fabric.  After a demo and a play with the blocks and colours, you will then print your final design ready to be made up as a lampshade. No previous experience required in printing or lampshade making. 

Block Printing a Cushion Cover

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Wooden block printing is a beautiful and relaxing craft. Come and print your own cushion cover. Using a selection of wooden printing blocks with a contemporary styling, you will learn how to use the blocks to print onto fabric. After a demo and a play with the blocks and colours on to practise fabric, you will then print your final design on your cushion cover.

Block Printing Bags

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Go plastic free with these stylish canvas bags. We have two styles to choose from. On this workshop you will learn how to print onto fabric using wooden blocks . After a demo and a play with the blocks and colours onto practise fabric, you will then print your design onto your bag.

Block Printing Textiles

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Come and learn print your very own textiles! We have a lovely selection to choose from. Tea towels, napkins and aprons. Using a selection of wooden blocks and fabric paint, you will be able to create stylish items for your home or to give as gifts. 

Gift Vouchers

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Stuck for something to give as a gift? Why not purchase one of our gift voucher!


Gift Vouchers

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Stuck for something to give as a gift? Why not purchase one of our gift vouchers!

Time for YOU

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Our Time for YOU courses have been specially selected for there fun element and relaxing content; leaving YOU to  free your mind, get in touch with your creative side or just take the time to 'just be'.

We have lots of dates available with daytime and evening classes. However, if you have a small group of friends who would like to do one of our Time for YOU courses and the date doesn't suit you, please do get in touch, we will do our very best to accommodate you.

Time for YOU crafts include;


Candle making

Scrabble art

Paper crafting

Decopatch

Button art


Price includes all materials and tuition, with complimentary hot drinks and biscuits. You are more than welcome to bring your own drinks, plastic glasses will be provided. Please read our terms and conditions before booking.

Summer Bunting

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Come and make your very own vintage inspired shabby chic bunting. This is a NO sew activity and no experience required!


Using hessian as the bunting base, you will first cut out your eight triangles. Next, choose a template and select your fabric. Once your design is cut, you will heat bond them to the hessian using a special thermabond paper. Trimmings can then be added. Finally, string all your triangles together to create your finished bunting


!Every summer house and garden will always look beautiful with bunting, and even better if its handmade by YOU.




 Price includes all materials and tuition, with complimentary hot drinks and biscuits. You are more than welcome to bring your own drinks, plastic glasses will be provided.

Please read our terms and conditions before booking. 




Fabric Memo Board

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Keep all your to do lists, appointment cards and special photos tidy and in one place on your very own fabric padded memo board.


We will be using a stretched canvas on a wooden frame, size 40 by 60 Cms.

 First, you will lay out two layers of wadding and staple into place. Next, you will lay out your chosen fabric and staple that into place also. We have a section of ribbon and jute trimming  to use to stretch from edge to edge.  This can be in a diamond pattern or diagonals. At each cross over point, a small stitch is required to secure the trimming to the board.


All wadding, trimmings, tools and tuition are included in the price. However, you will need to supply your own metre of  fabric. Everyone's styles are different, so it would be impossible to buy fabric  which would suit all. Fabric can be purchased locally . Do get in touch if you need suggestions where to buy. 

We offer complimentary hot drinks and biscuits, however, you are  welcome to bring your own drinks, plastic glasses will be provided.

Please read our terms and conditions before booking.