Making Contemporary Recycled Jewellery
Tutor: Lesley Frew
Date: 11th August
Capacity: 14 students
Students will work with acclaimed jewellery maker Lesley Frew to make ornate jewellery from plastic bags! They will use techniques in heat fusing to create beads and hand stitched flower embellishments and will end up with a beautiful bracelet or necklace to take home.
Please bring a good selection of colourful plastic bags, some metal skewers, pins, needles, elastic thread and a pair of scissors.
Feltmaking in 3D
Tutor: Nicola Farrell
Date: 18th August
Cost: £35 (includes materials)
Capacity: 12 students
Learn how to make a colourful 3D bowl using the process of feltmaking with textile artist, Nicola Farrell. She will teach the 'enclosed resist' method of building up layers of wool on both sides of a flat plastic 'resist' or template. The form is then manipulated by hand to create the shape.
Suitable for all levels and from 16 years old and up. To view photos from her Christmas felting class click here.
Glass: 3D Pate de Verre
Tutor: Alison Lowry
Date: 25th August
Cost: £45 (includes materials)
Capacity: 10 students
In this exciting workshop crushed glass is combined with glue and pressed into moulds to form thin walled glass vessels. Working with renowned glass artist, Alison Lowry, students will design, make moulds and pack with crushed glass all on the day.
Suitable for beginners and also experienced glass makers. Alison's last class was very popular so book soon to avoid disappointment!
Contact Flowerfield Arts Centre for more info and to book a place:
phone: 028 70831400