Christmas Courses

  • Print your own woodcut Christmas cardsWednesday 11 November 2020
    9.30am to 4.30pm The course Using the Museum as inspiration, learn to design an image and transfer it onto a woodblock, using wood cutting tools to carve the image, and practice mark making techniques. You will then print your own woodblock to produce ten Christmas cards. Afterwards you can take your woodblock away with you... (more info)
  • Print your own woodcut Christmas cardsThursday 12 November 2020
    9.30am to 4.30pm The course Using the Museum as inspiration, learn to design an image and transfer it onto a woodblock, using wood cutting tools to carve the image, and practice mark making techniques. You will then print your own woodblock to produce ten Christmas cards. Afterwards you can take your woodblock away with you... (more info)
  • Quilted Christmas pincushionSaturday 31 October 2020
    10:30am-4pm The course Create an heirloom decoration for the festive season. These patchwork pieces were a favourite in Victorian homes and are a beautiful way to showcase carefully hoarded scraps of favourite fabrics. The tutor Charlotte Dawber trained as a teacher of dress and textiles, specialising in embroidered and printed textiles and theatrical costume, and... (more info)
  • Make a needle felt robinSaturday 5 December 2020
    10am-4pm The course In this workshop you will be guided through the basics of needle felting and make a robin to take home. Suitable for beginners and those with some experience. The tutor Hilary Charlesworth is a weaver who lives and works in West Sussex. She has a City and Guilds certificate in Creative Textiles... (more info)
  • Stained glass Christmas decorationsSaturday 30 November 2019
    10am to 4pm The course Make small copper foiled stained glass light catchers, and learn many skills including how to cut glass to a precise pattern, grind glass edges and join pieces using copper foil. Suitable for beginners or those with some experience. The tutor David Lilly trained in the art of stained glass in... (more info)
  • Weave a Christmas TreeSunday 29 November 2020
    To be added to the waiting list please call 01243 811021 or email [email protected] 10am-4pm The course Spend a relaxing day working with textiles using a simple frame loom to weave a Christmas tree design. The tutor Hilary Charlesworth who exhibits her work, details of which can be seen on www.totallytextiles.co.uk. She teaches workshops in... (more info)
  • Willow Christmas treesSaturday 28 November 2020
    9:30am-4pm The course Make a small Christmas tree (18 to 24 inches tall) using assorted willow, makes the perfect tree for a small windowsill or table. Once you have made it use battery LED lights for decoration. The tutor Linda Mills has been working with willow since 2004, she sells her products at various events... (more info)
  • Christmas Corn DolliesTuesday 24 November 2020
    10am-4pm The course The workshop will impart the history and development of this ancient craft, as well as the practical skills involved in weaving corn dollies.  With the festive season in sight,  participants will have the opportunity to create a range of Christmas themed corn dollies or idols.  They will learn about the materials used,... (more info)