Glass, Craft, Home & Flowers

Come along and make something lovely for your home or garden.  We have a wide range of workshops including stained glass, fused glass, macrame, floristry, rag-rugging, lampshade making and we are always adding new classes.

Some classes are bookable on this website, otherwise follow the link to book direct with the teacher.

Aslo see our range of Sewing & Dressmaking and Knitting and Yarn Craft classes.

Lampshade Workshops

Make a unique feature for your home from your choice of fabric with Hannah Redden Textiles. Lampshade workshops take place on the last Thursday of the month with some additional sessions on alternate days in some months. All evening sessions are 7-9pm and a very rewarding and relaxing way to spend an evening.

Small Shades: Thursday 26th May

Large & XL: Saturday Afternoon 18th June 2-4pm

Batik Workshop - Make a Silk Scarf

Create patterned silk fabrics using hot wax and liquid paints.

Batik is the traditional technique of applying melted wax to a fabric base and adding colour, repeating the process to build up an intricate pattern, before removing the wax to reveal the finished design.

Using delicate silk as a base, you will learn to: apply silk paint evenly, print abstract patterns using wax, layer colours and patterns to create a unique design.

You will make a practice piece, plus a silk scarf that you can wear or use in a sewing project. £55

Saturday 30th April 2.15pm - 5.15pm

Saturday 21st May 10am - 1pm

Sunday 19th June 10am-1pm

Saturday 16th July 10am-1pm

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Fused Glass - Summer Lanterns

Create two panels for your lantern, the door panel and one other panel of your choice. The panels are approximately 9×13 (door) and 10x14cm. You can choose from a selection of templates to help guide your design and then pick from an array of pre cut glass and glass accessories to create your lantern panels. 16+

£60

Saturday 20th August 1-3.30pm

Freestyle Fused Glass
Beach Huts / Bristol Balloons / Suncatchers

This taster fused glass workshop is for beginners and will give you an introduction to kiln-formed glass with Rachael's huge range of colours and pieces.

You can choose from Making a Beach Hut hanging, a Bristol Balloon or go freestyle and make up your own design. £40

Friday 19th August 3-5pm

See also kid & adult sessions here

Rag Rug making with Ragged Life
A full-day workshop designed to give you all the skills you need to be able to start any rag rug project for yourself at home.

Learn the traditional shaggy, short shaggy and loopy techniques of rag rugging into hessian, whilst making a project of your choice. Includes all materials & refreshments. £75

Saturday 25th June 10am - 4pm

Sunday 14th August 10am-4pm

Saturday 1st October 10am-4pm

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Fused Glass
Handkerchief Tealight Holder

You will design & create a handkerchief style tea light holder, using a variety of pre-cut glass and accessories in array of beautiful colours. No experience is necessary, this workshop is an introduction to the world of fused glass, beware it is addictive! Finished pieces can be collected from Creative Space. £45

 
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Fused Glass Coasters

This taster fused glass workshop is for beginners and will give you an introduction to kiln-formed glass. You will create 2 coasters using pre-cut glass and glass accessories in an array of colours. You will also learn about ‘inclusions’ by adding some metal into your design. After the workshop your coasters are kiln fired and delivered back approximately 2 weeks later. The coasters are presented in a gift box so would make a perfect gift.

Fused Glass Bristol Balloons
Come and experience the enticing medium of glass in our fused glass taster workshop! Design and create a Bristol balloon fused glass sun-catcher using a variety of pre-cut glass and accessories in an array of beautiful colours. Fired pieces can be posted or collected from Creative Space.

 
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Needle Felting - Animal Brooches
Using simple materials, Amelia will help you get to grips with the techniques needed to felt 3D objects, then you’ll get crafty and create your very own animal head. You’ll choose from a selection of animal heads, such as a fox, rabbit or elephant, and then begin to build your basic felt structure. You’ll be able to add colour and shape, attach the most fiddly parts such as the ears, nose and eyes, and finally transform your cute creation into a brooch! £35 - All materials included.
More dates coming in the Spring!
Make a Dried Flower Hoop

This workshop is suitable for complete beginners - if you're after an inspiring Mother's Day treat or fun opportunity to hang with friends, look no further.

  • Lucy will take you through the steps in creating a beautiful piece of floral art

  • You’ll have the freedom to select flowers and foliage with Lucy guiding you on the importance of texture, colour and shape

  • Lucy will give you tips on how to ensure your hoop stays pristine for years to come

With lots of material to choose from including plenty of ribbons and twine to finish your hoop, this is a chance to get experimental. You will leave the experience with your creation tissue wrapped and in a protective gift box - the perfect gift for someone special. £45

Sunday 13th March 10.30am-1pm

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