Craft Course Booking for 21 & 22 September 2019
Discover a new craft this year.
Course prices include materials.
All limited to 8 people per course with exception of food forage which is 14 spaces max.
Needle Felted picture Workshop
Saturday 21st September 10.30am-12.30pmSuitable for beginners to those who have felted before. Rachel from HeartFelt2Inspire will teach you the skills and techniques to combine wool and other fibres in order to make your own needle felted landscape artwork. Cost £20 including materials.
THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL
Natural Dyes Workshop
Saturday 21st September 11am-1pmKatherine Keatley of Kizzyka Designs. Humans have been using plants as a source of colour for thousands of years. Join me on this whistle stop look at how Iron Age people coloured their clothes. Discover which plants they used, and see how to extract the dyes. Then use some prepared dyes have a go at dyeing pre- mordanted threads and fabric. You will be able to take the dyed pieces away with you to use at your leisure, together with an information sheet about the dyes used. Cost £20 including materials.
Wild Food Foraging Walk and cookery demo
Saturday 21st September 11am-1.30pm
Join professional forager Jade Mellor on a wild food foray around the festival. Identify and gather a selection of the finest foraged plants, fruits, seeds and roots and learn how to use them to make the most out of natures bounty.
Cost £15 per person.
Meet outside the food theatre.
THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL
Anglo Saxon Embroidery
Sunday 22nd September 11am-1pm .Experience Level. Some embroidery skills needed.
Tutor. Katherine Keatley .
Anglo-Saxon embroidery was some of the finest of its time. In this two-hour workshop you will learn about the history, techniques, and materials while creating your own sampler to take home with you.
Price £20 including materials
THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL.
Pewter Jewellery Workshop
Sunday 22nd September
Tutor Mandy Nash- Jewellery and textile designer.
10.00am-1pm or 2pm-5pm .
Students will learn the ancient technique of hand gravity casting originally used by the Romans. It is very low tech and wonderful items of jewellery with a professional finish can be produced in a few hours. Students will make moulds in plaster to their own designs, then lead free pewter is poured into the moulds. The items can then be finished to make at least one of the following: pendants, earrings, brooches, key rings and fridge magnets The moulds can also be reused. Do bring any sketches or pictures to inspire you and don't wear your best clothes, an apron might come in handy. All materials and equipment will be supplied.
Cost £33 including materials.