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Manchester

£85

Join our embroidery specialists for more exiting workshops. This design will introduce you to the traditional techniques of Goldwork along with a variety of stitches that create this beautiful border. The design will also allow you to use gold and silver materials allowing time to learn all the hints and tips in order to achieve this design. This technique is used in military and interior embroidery but also in the fashion industry often combined with Tambour Beading embroidery.

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Southwark

£36

Get that creativity juice flowing with this BYOB (Bring Your Own Beer/Drink) pottery experience. This introductory lesson is ideal to wind down after a long day at work, or a great pre-drinking idea for the weekend feel free to bring apple juice too though! During this session: You will learn the basics of hand-building and throwing at the pottery wheel, together with lots of mud and fun for a very good psychical 90 minutes. Choose a funky glaze for your masterpiece, and it will be fired and ready for the collection in 2 weeks time.

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Manchester

£315

Join our embroidery specialists for more exciting workshops. This class is pitched at a beginner level student who would like to learn the art of Haute Couture embroidery. Please note that to achieve a smooth transition into this class some homework are adviced each day after the class. The first day will involve assembling the frame and learning the chainstitch on a transparent organza with the hook in the four directions. Day 2 will comprise of stitching the wire around the petals with the point rich. Beads will also be introduce. Day 3 will be to carry on with the outside lines with beads and silver peal purl used in Goldwork embroidery. The Degrade of beads will be initiate at this stage. Day 4 will be used to carry out the tambour beading with the beads and finish the degrage by needle. During the final day the students will learn how to prepare the petals with bondoweb and also stitch them together. Please note that if you would like to pursue this technique and move on to the next level it is recommended to practise tambour beading in between the classes. This class includes a kit with Tambour hook, white organza, glass beads, Swarovski crystals, silver pearl purl, brooch attach, needles, detailed instructions.

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Manchester

£75

Join our embroidery specialists for more exciting workshops. Learn how to customise your items with this beginner monogramming class. Monograms are very delicate and precise and add a personal touch. This class will allow students to learn the skills in drawing their own initials and transferring them into the fabric. They will learn the stem stitch and satin stitch which are used to embroider a monogram. They will also have the opportunity to apply the technique onto a personal item at the end of the session if they desire. This class includes a kit with cotton fabric, needles and embroidery threads.

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Manchester

£85

Join our embroidery specialists for more exciting workshops. This design will introduce you to the traditional techniques of Goldwork along with a variety of stitches that create this beautiful robin. The design will also allow you to use coloured and silver materials allowing time to learn all the hints and tips in order to achieve this design. This technique is used in military and interior embroidery but also in the fashion industry often combined with Tambour Beading embroidery.

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Manchester

£85

Join our embroidery specialists for more exiting workshops. This design will introduce you to the traditional techniques of Goldwork along with a variety of stitches that create this beautiful border. The design will also allow you to use gold and silver materials allowing time to learn all the hints and tips in order to achieve this design. This technique is used in military and interior embroidery but also in the fashion industry often combined with Tambour Beading embroidery.

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Manchester

FREE

Ever been told you were funny? Or maybe you have always considered doing some kind of performing art but had no idea where to start. Well then you\'ll want to jump in on this session that introduces you to improv comedy. We do this through drama games and exercises that are conducted with comedy in mind, meaning you end up giggling throughout. It\'s a 2-hour improv taster session run by one of our experienced performers/teachers and the session is targeted to those who\'ve never done comedy improv before. Our sessions are always hilarious and invigorating. No equipment or change of clothes necessary.

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Manchester

£250

Diamond Awl Workshop presents practical leather courses all year round. All tuition is based around traditional leatherwork skills and you will learn all you need to know about making premium leather goods, from wallets to leather bags. Our leather courses take place in an authentic leather workshop.

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Manchester

£120

This master class will train and help students in all three disciplines of a Cantonese kitchen. We cover the areas of dim sum, roasting and wok cooking - you will be able to recreate a little bit of our restaurant magic in your own home. Classes tend to be smaller group sizes and are hosted in working kitchens, with plenty of one-to-one tuition.

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Manchester

£85

Join our embroidery specialists for more exiting workshops. This design will introduce you to the traditional techniques of Goldwork along with a variety of stitches that create this beautiful border. The design will also allow you to use gold and silver materials allowing time to learn all the hints and tips in order to achieve this design. This technique is used in military and interior embroidery but also in the fashion industry often combined with Tambour Beading embroidery.

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Manchester

£120

This master class will train and help students in all three disciplines of a Cantonese kitchen. We cover the areas of dim sum, roasting and wok cooking - you will be able to recreate a little bit of our restaurant magic in your own home. Classes tend to be smaller group sizes and are hosted in working kitchens, with plenty of one-to-one tuition.

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Manchester

£250

Diamond Awl Workshop presents practical leather courses all year round. All tuition is based around traditional leatherwork skills and you will learn all you need to know about making premium leather goods, from wallets to leather bags. Our leather courses take place in an authentic leather workshop.

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Manchester

£0

Ever been told you were funny? Or maybe you have always considered doing some kind of performing art but had no idea where to start. Well then you\'ll want to jump in on this session that introduces you to improv comedy. We do this through drama games and exercises that are conducted with comedy in mind, meaning you end up giggling throughout. It\'s a 2-hour improv taster session run by one of our experienced performers/teachers and the session is targeted to those who\'ve never done comedy improv before. Our sessions are always hilarious and invigorating. No equipment or change of clothes necessary.

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Oldham

£140

Our one day leather classes focus on making premium small leather goods, such as wallets, notebook holders, card holders and passport holders. The course is designed to teach you all the core basics of traditional leatherwork.

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Manchester

£85

Join our embroidery specialists for more exiting workshops. This design will introduce you to the traditional techniques of Goldwork along with a variety of stitches that create this beautiful border. The design will also allow you to use gold and silver materials allowing time to learn all the hints and tips in order to achieve this design. This technique is used in military and interior embroidery but also in the fashion industry often combined with Tambour Beading embroidery.

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Manchester

£325

Join our embroidery specialists for more exiting workshops. Goldwork embroidery Master class- 5 days at Manchester Craft centre. Tickets: 325.00 for 5 days including the embroidery kit. This class is pitched at a Beginner level student who would like to learn how to make 3D elements and would like to improve their goldwork. Please note that to achieve a smooth transition into this class some homework are adviced each day after the class. First day will involve assembling the frame and creating the edge of the 3D wing with the silver wire. The buttonhole stitch will be introduce to stitch over the silver wire. The pearl purl will be introduce to stitch over the buttonhole stitch during the second day and the gold passing. The glass beads will also be stitch with a chainstitch in a gold metallic thread. The Swarovski crystals will be applied to complete the 3D wing on the Third day. The felt padding and bump padding will be introduce at this stage. You will also make the antenna with silver wire, gold smooth purl and glass beads. Day 4 will be used to learn the essing over the padding and around it to create the body. The loop stitch with gold and silver smooth purl. will also be introduce to to create the tail. On the final day, the students will finish the loop stitch. The dragonfy will be made as a brooch at this stage. This class includes a kit with white organza, silver wire, gold metallic madeira thread, gold smooth and rough purls, silver smooth purl, gold passing, very fine pearl purl, felt, bump, brooch attach, Swarovski crystals, black seed beads, gold lined seed beads, bees wax, needles and detailed instructions.

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