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Ceramic Ocarina

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£50

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Make a hollow form out of clay and decorate & carve it to make it whistle. Len Stevens will teach you to play a tune too.

The clay is left to go leathery hard so that you can carve the holes to make it whistle. You will be shown how to play a tune using a selection of ocarinas that Len will bring to the workshop. We have the facility to fire your ocarinas, so that you can pick them up on a later date or you can take them away to be fired. Beginners welcome as you will be show step by step how to make your ocarina.

SUBJECTS: pottery


Mosaic Cake Stand

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£60

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www.beetlefelt.co.uk/workshop_mosaic.html

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Make a wonderful single storey cake stand or a pretty teapot stand, using colourful tiles and beautiful pieces of broken china.

Learn and apply simple techniques that will allow you to assemble, secure, and grout the mosaic. The cake stand will take two sessions as the grout needs time to dry and there may be time to start another small project, to then be finished at home.

SUBJECTS: creativity


Rag Rugging

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£28

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Maggie will show you how to make a mini rug sample so that you learn the techniques involved to make your own full sized rug.

Maggie will demonstrate the techniques of using ripped fabrics with a hessian base fabric so that you can make a thick hard wearing rug.

What an excellent way of using up old fabrics, so start sorting out and choosing some lovely colours that you might like to use in your rug sample.

SUBJECTS: creativity


Rhodes Art Adventure

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£430
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£380

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www.beetlefelt.co.uk/rhodes.html

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Come and join us for an inspirational week or two. Take this opportunity to have the space and freedom to discover your creative potential. You will be actively encouraged to explore your own ideas and approaches.

You will be working in the fascinating medieval town of Rhodes. History resonates within these fortifications, where evidence of the clash of cultures: Byzantine, Medieval, Roman and Ottoman. There is also evidence of ancient Hellenic tombs and the occupation of the Italians in the early 20th century.

The programme will focus on the activities of drawing as a basis for mixed media, collage and assemblage and at the end of the week you will have a portfolio to take home and use to develop your own art work.

1 week’s tuition costs £430 with £50 off if you book before 1st Feb 2011

Price includes welcome party, materials, equipment and group BBQ.

SUBJECTS: abstract art


Spinning yarn

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£25

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We will combine coloured fleece and materials to create wonderful, colourful and textured yarns in traditional and non-traditional ways.

SUBJECTS: Spinning


Sewing Surgery

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£40

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Do you need help understanding patterns, how to hem, stitch seams, fastenings and make bags? Then this is the class for you. A series of four workshops.

SUBJECTS: Basic Sewing Skills, hemming, Machining, seams and how to read a pattern.


Batik

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£26

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This course introduces you to fabric painting using a wax resist, & copper tjanting tools to form wax outlines around your design. 

SUBJECTS: Batik using tjanting tools and hot wax


Introduction to Feltmaking

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£23

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Follow step by step instuctions and discover how to make this soft and friendly fabric, you will be hooked.

SUBJECTS: Felt Making


Wednesday Weaving workshops

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£40

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Weave a lovely wall hanging cascading with colour. Make a heddle and thread up a box loom. A series of four workshops.

SUBJECTS: braiding and box loom weaving.


Craft Studio Every Tuesday

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£10
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£16

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All welcome from age 7+. Fun and exciting workshops in a realaxed and inspiring environment. Sock monsters, kites and puppets.

SUBJECTS: Craft workshops ages 7+


Patchwork Quilting

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£60

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Beetle Felt Studio

Location:
23 Chatburn Road
Chorlton
Manchester
M21 0XP
United Kingdom

4 sessions to get to grips with different funky
quilting techniques, culminating in a patchwork product of your choice.

SUBJECTS: log cabin, patchwork, Suffolk puffs, traditional and crazy


Paper making workshop

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£26

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Beetle Studio

Location:
23 Chatburn Road
Chorlton
Manchester
M21 0XP
United Kingdom

You will make decorative papers which you can use in your own projects for crafts, embroidery, pictures, collage and book making. Explore this wonderful craft using an interesting variety of materials e.g. wire & fabric.
I will demonstrate basic techniques and some experimental methods to produce exquisite paper art.

SUBJECTS: crafts, creativity, sociable



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