Craft Courses in the 'Shed' at Creative Recycling Gallery

A creative environment in which to relax and be creative........  courses designed for beginners or those wishing to get back into making ....

 

Glass Fusing Course 

Glass Fusing Course 

All our day courses start at 11 am until 4 pm

Bookings  & Payments

can be made over the phone

0161 881 4422

Tuesday - Sunday 11 - 5pm

On booking your details will be sent out to you by regular post together with your receipt.

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Glass Fusing £95

  Sun 22nd October (full)

next available  -Sun 19th November

Sat 13th January 

Collage 'Landscape' £55 

 -Sat 4th November

Sat 20th January

 

Collage 'Trees' £55 

Sat 25th November

Sat 3rd February

Collage 'Patchwork/quilts' £55

February 2018 

Weaving £65

Sat 18th November

Lino-cut Printing £60

Sunday 29th October

Rag-Rug  £60

Sunday 5th November

  Embroidery  £60

Spring 2018

  Painting on Silk  £65

Sun 12th November

Bookbinding  £65

Spring 2018

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SUSTAINABLE FASHION WORKSHOPS.........

SLOW FASHION -  Starting  October  

weekly 2 hour sessions

Taking vintage clothing - old favourites, and by using techniques to alter, embellish and enhance create a new wardrobe of clothes..... a chance to to meet others and exchange ideas, designs re-fashion - to create new look-garments.... could lead to 'swishing' (swopsies) !

This course would also suit those who may wish to set up a small business, working from home,   creating new look clothes from vintage and charity shop buys  and re-creating for sale. A good starting point .......Help on trading.

This course is led by Maimuna, and she is keen to hear from you  on

07940 3333 68

and she will outline the sessions available, and the cost of each session

 

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Evening Classes

Drawing Classes  Monday Evenings  

£24 each session 7 - 9 pm  6 week Course

Starting November 6th

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All our Courses are led by

Professional Artists and Trained Tutors.

A bit about the Courses ............

Glass Fusing

Introduction to creating small pieces, learning techniques of fusing and creating colour from a variety of inclusions: metals, oxides etc.  You will go home with a variety of small designs which can then be made into small window hangings/pictures, or jewellery, or for greetings cards.

Collage'Tree'  

Creating a collaged tree from handmade and waste papers.  You will go home with at least 1 picture.  This will suit anyone new to craftwork, or anyone wanting to try out a new idea.........

Collage 'Landscape'

Creating at least one style of Landscape using handmade and waste papers.  A day of experimenting ..... You will go home with at least one finished picture.  This will suit anyone new to craftwork, as well as those with more experience who wish to enjoy a day creating an original piece of artwork.

Collage ' Quilt/patchwork'

This will interest those who love the different possibilities of paper, cutting, and arranging patterns inspired by imagined or traditional patchwork designs...... You will go home with one finished piece.No experience of quilting or craft work  is needed.

Weaving

Table-top Loom, weaving course.  This course will introduce you to the art of hand-weaving.  You will take home an original piece of weaving, - a wall hanging, for instance, or a piece to stitch on a cushion cover.  The course is designed for beginners, but the flexibility of this course, is that it may suit those who wish to expand their basic weaving skills.  In the near future Weaving may be offered as a 6 week evening course.  Feel free to enquire at the Gallery 0161-881 4422 or by email creativerecycling@mac.com

Lino-cut Printing

You will learn how to design and cut your own unique lino print. and print in various colours effectively. You will leave with several prints on paper, ready to frame, and your own reusable bag to carry them home !

Rag-Rug

This Course will provide the opportunity to learn the traditional up-cycling craft of rag-rugging.  You will learn about using the appropriate tools and use a wide range of materials to produce an art piece ready to frame.

Embroidery

You will learn a range of embroidery stitches to create your own sample piece of embroidery ready to frame.  You can choose whether to work on plain material, or on embellish up-cycled vintage fabrics. 

Painting on Silk

Step by step tuition - learn how to design and paint your own work off art on silk.  You will leave with at least one finished piece.

Bookbinding

You will learn a range of techniques, to create your own unique bound book, finishing off by covering with fabric or leather/suede, and at the end of the day have at least 2 completed books.

Drawing Classes

A course of 6 evenings teaching the basic skills of drawing, including help with techniques of shading, life drawing, portraits and perspective.  The course is based on the concept that 'anyone can draw' and through a number of easy exercises this can also be fun !  This course will suit those who wish to have a go for the first time and those that feel a bit  'rusty' ....... 

 

 

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IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN ANY OF THE FOLLOWING

Craft COURSES,

let us know at: creativerecycling@mac.com

Felting, Crochet, Pallet Art, Origami, Tin Can Art, Paper Hangings (using pulps/handmade paper), Mosaic, 

We welcome you to join these Creative Courses.

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Festival Craft Events.........getting involved

Festival Craft Events.........getting involved

Festival Activities in the Shed and Cabin studio spaces, and Sculpture Garden to the rear of the main Gallery.  

Craft Courses in the Cabin

Craft Courses in the Cabin

Festival activities at the front of the Gallery, on the street....

Festival activities at the front of the Gallery, on the street....