This is our current programme of workshops for September 2018-February 2019, but please check regularly as new workshops are being added all the time. All workshops include materials and are aimed at those with little or no experience of the workshop offered, and are delivered by people with many years experience of delivering the activity. Places are always limited however so please book early via the Eventbrite links to avoid disappointment. If you would rather pay in cash on the day please call us to reserve your place on 01584 877272, we will require a 50% deposit to secure your place.
Sewing – Remaking and Understanding Patterns
Friday, 8 and 15 February 10.30am – 1.30pm
£15 .00 per person
Got a favourite item in your wardrobe you’d love to recreate, or want to sew your own clothes but patterns are a mystery? Join us for a two-day workshop and gain skills to help you get making your own clothes this year.
No experience is necessary as Karen will guide us though all those tricky symbols and how to recreate your favourite garment. The workshop will run for 3 hours but your welcome to stay in the studio for the rest of the day to continue your sewing. We have machines you can use, or you can bring your own, all we ask is that you bring your favourite garment / pattern and the fabric needed to complete your project. Booking essential but places are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment (please remember to book both dates).
Learn to Crochet (10.30am-1.30pm)
Fourth Friday of Every Month (see booking link for details)
£15.00 per person (including all materials)
Complete beginner, or know a few stitches but then get completely lost? Together we’ll look at getting started with crochet. You’ll learn a few of the basic stitches to get you started on granny squares for your own blanket and we’ll take some of the mystery out of patterns and all those abbreviations. We’ll give you all the help you need to get you crocheting with confidence. Includes all materials and a hook to help you continue at home.
Keep on Crocheting
First Friday of every month (see booking link for more details)
10.30am-12.30pm £5 per person
Know the basics to create Granny Squares but want to do more? Join us on the first Friday of the month as we keep building your crochet skills. Each session we’ll learn at least one new stitch, and look at creating scarves, toys and more to completely take the mystery out of those crochet patterns. These are fun sessions to help everyone build their skills and confidence in crochet whilst enjoying the company of others. All materials provided.
Sculpture – Beautiful Hares
Friday, 1 March – 10.30am-3.30pm
£45.00 per person (including all materials)
Get creative sculpting beautiful animals with Stella, in this gentle introduction to working in clay. Through this versatile and therapeutic medium, you will learn skills in observation and develop confidence in working in three dimensions. Using basic slab techniques you will be shown how to construct animal forms, adding detail to your work to capture the
character of the subject.
With a background in ‘Illustration’, Stella has recently been producing work in clay. Her love of nature and interest in wildlife is reflected in the character of her animal studies.
All materials, tools, tea and coffee will be provided. Please bring a packed lunch. The Loudwater Studio can fire finished pieces at a modest additional cost, to be collected later. Places are limited so booking essential.