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Come and create your own beaded jewellery designs. We run small group classes with a maximum of 8 students so that you have lots of personal tuition. During the workshop you shall learn about basic beading techniques, findings and tools. Learn to use findings to create a professional finish. You will complete a bracelet and matching earrings of your own design. All materials and refreshments included. Lesson content * Beading Equipment * Understanding tools and findings * Design tips * Huge selection of beads to choose from * Create your own beautiful necklace * Wire work techniques * Create a matching pair of earrings
This full day of learning about natural dyes is split into two 3 hour sessions. In the morning session you will learn about natural dyes (plant fibres and extracts), alum and iron mordants and modifiers/assistants and the equipment you need to set up your own natural dyeing experiments. You will also learn shibori binding techniques. You will be working with silk, cotton and wool fabrics. In the afternoon session you will use natural plant dyes over-dyed with indigo, mordants and modifiers to produce a sample book containing a range of colours on silk, cotton and wool fabrics. (Sample book included). The dyes used will be tansy, madder, myrobalan and indigo. We will also use an additional *mystery* dye to achieve another colour! You will get a hardback sample book to take home with you. Limited to 4 attendees.
The Japanese craft of Katagami (stencil cutting) has been around for hundreds of years, with craftsmen making the most delicate and detailed patterns and representations of nature. Katagami stencils are made from Japanese washi paper, soaked and bonded together by the juice of the Persimmon fruit and then dried and smoked to create an almost entirely waterproof paper, ideal for stencil work. In this full day class you will learn about: The rice paste used as a resist for all Katazome (stencilling with indigo) How to make and maintain an indigo vat and dye with indigo Stencilling with leaves and other found objects Cutting your own simple stencil which you can take away with you as a souvenir How to paste fabric for dyeing with a variety of stencils including your own, those made by the tutor and some modern Japanese stencils How to use a persimmon paper cone to draw with paste You will use your stencils to dye a number of samples A white cotton tote bag to stencil as a project is included in the price Your tutor will also explain about the history of Katagami stencilling in Japan, the four types of stencil cutting techniques and show you a number of vintage stencils, including some from the Edo and Meiji periods. This is a full day class, 6 hours.
Enjoy playing with super satisfying slime and want to make your own or having all your best friends making it together, Yes everyone loves slime, and It is fun for the whole family! Unicorn slime, puffy slime, glitter slime, galaxy slime, twilight slime you name it, we can make them all! Want some crazy play day? Join Token Studio! During this workshop/party: We will be using the best tested out recipe, from measuring to mixing you will be doing it by yourself, after making the slime base, you will be given 6-10 different containers, in those containers we will be making all types of clime possible, butter slime, galaxy slime, crazy eyeball slime, diamond slime and even cloud slime, this is going to be an ultimate slime making party you will ever need! Location: Unit 1, St Saviours Wharf, 23-25 Mill Street, London, UK
Learn how to turn a pile of wool fibres into a piece of cloth. Then learn how to make a vessel without sewing a single stitch! Taking place at Purr & Wag It HQ; Heather's home studio in Camberwell. An Any Time workshop or short course to slip perfectly into your busy diary adaptable to what you and your friends (four max) want to achieve. If you want to learn 2D and 3D the first part of the workshop will take you through how to make a small flat piece of felt, decorate it and blend colours. Then you'll chose and prepare your fibres for your 3D vessel before Heather guides you through how to use a resist (this is a piece of cloth or other material that stops the wool fibres from one set of layers felting to those below) to make a seam free 3D vessel. By the end of the workshop you will have a small flat decorative work and a 3D vessel.
Learn the absolute fundamentals of jewellery making in our brand new Beginners Beading class which has been entirely revised and overhauled to cover all of the essential techniques required to make your own personalised earrings, necklaces and bracelets. In this class you will use using a wide range of beads and fittings and receive lots of information to help you get started making your own professional quality jewellery at home.
Needle Punching is a relaxing technique of embroidery which doesn't involve endless and complex stitches, instead at Token Studio, we developed it into yarn therapy for those love yarn! Location: Unit 1, St Saviours Wharf, 23-25 Mill Street, London, UK
Learn the art and craft of building natural walls without mortar. A one day, hands-on practical sorting material, laying foundations, assessing use of different shapes and sizes, placing through stones, building corners and placing top stones! It is also a practical introduction to the heritage and the craft. In addition, you also receive an extensive discussion overview, packed with 'How to' tips and information regarding the construction of other dry stone walling features. At the end of the workshops you will be able to safely and confidently, set out and construct a dry stone wall or other basic feature, understand DSW heritage and terminology used, distinguish various stone shapes, material and it's uses.
Felting is the process of compressing and matting fibres together to create a dense form, it is also one of the oldest known fibre crafts. Thousands of years ago our ancestors felted wool to create basic footwear, blankets, clothing and yurts. Location: Unit 1, St Saviours Wharf, 23-25 Mill Street, London, UK
This workshop will teach you how to create a stop-motion puppet that can withstand hours of animation. You will learn how to build a professional wire armature for your puppet, create a puppet from foam and latex and learn how to paint with latex!