Festive Classes

NEW! Seasonal Willow Wreaths

at Leyland Studio
SUN 26 Nov 10am-1pm or arrange booking

Make a lush festive or autumn decoration. You will consider outdoor vs indoor and natural vs synthetic options. We will cover willow harvesting, wreath history, and the wreath wrapping technique. Then we will encompass our individual spirit of nature by decorating for seasonal celebration.  £30. No prior knowledge is required and this workshop is suitable for all levels from age 14 upwards. I have secateurs, goggles, apron.(mask for spray paint optional). But if you prefer to bring your own, you can. Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.


Festive Fused Glass Trees, Pudding, Gingerbread, Stars or Wreaths

at Leyland Studio
SUN Nov 12 from 10-12.30pm or 1.30-4pm


Make some fun and colourful fused glass festive decorations for your window or tree, or gift giving. We will cover an array of glass 'tack' fusing techniques with glass embellishments and enamels.

Choose:
1 plum pudding
+
2 shapes: gingerbread, star, wreath, oval, tree or circle

Masterpieces will be fired later and posted out or collected usually  within 1 week. Special offer of £33 + p+p or collect from the studio. No prior knowledge is required and this workshop is suitable for all levels from age 16 upwards. Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.

Fused Trees, Pudding, Wreath, Gingerbread and Stars class

Festive Fused Glass Square Ornaments

at Leyland Studio
Oct 15, Nov 5, Nov 11 from 1.30-4pm

Make 4 fun and colourful fused glass festive decorations for your window, tree, or gift giving. We will cover 'tack' fusing techniques with glass cutting, embellishments and enamels. The masterpieces will be fired later and posted out or collected usually within 1 week.
Special offer of £33 + p+p or collect from the studio. Suitable for all levels age 16+. Under 18s accompanied by an adult.

Festive Glass Square Ornaments class

Fused Glass Snowflakes, Heart, Moon or Star Outlines

Leyland Studio
NOV 19, 26 from1.30-4pm

Fused Glass Art so light and airy! If you want to get making your own unique fused glass shapes, this is the class for you. You will achieve a basic understanding of glass fusing, and consider the design process, experimenting with colour and shapes to create 2 distinctive pieces for inside or out. We will work creatively with the outlining process. This is a great introduction to cutting glass, and using glass pieces to form 2 shapes from a pattern. You can choose from a variety of designs. No prior knowledge is required and this workshop is suitable for all levels from age 16 upwards.
£33 includes all tools, materials and glass firing, but not post.
It's recommended to collect the finished art after firing as it is very delicate. However it can be posted to you usually within 1 week.

Fused Snowflakes, Hearts, Moons or Star Outlines

Festive Fused Glass Icicles and Hangings  

10-12.30 am Leyland Studio
2023 dates tbc - ask about private bookings

Make some fun and colourful fused glass festive decorations or key chains for your window or tree, or gift giving.
Choose from a combination of:
1 large hanger + icicle;
2 medium squares + 2 icicles;
or 5 icicles.
We will cover an array of glass fusing inclusion techniques including enamels and bubble powders. These masterpieces will be fired later and posted out or collected within 1-2 weeks.

Special offer of £33 + p+p or collect from the studio. Tools, materials and kiln firing is included in the price. No prior knowledge is required and this workshop is suitable for all levels from age 16 upwards. Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.

Fused Glass Icicles

Mixed Media Foiled Glass Decorations  

Leyland Studio
10am-1pm 19 Nov cancelled, contact me about alt dates
2-5pm 18 Nov full

Enjoy some creative time on this taster session. We will learn about this alternative to Copper Foiled Glass which allows us to work with more delicate designs
During this fun hands-on class using a mix of foil and other embellishments, we will cover : Selecting from a choice of patterns and glass - Basic Glass Cutting, copper foiling,-  Minimal soldering,  - Decorating the finished pieces using a mix of materials and methods. You will take home: 3 to 5 pieces depending on size. *Please note that there will be a small amount of hot lead free solder and fumes, so those with breathing issues may wish to consider this. A mask, gloves, goggles and ventilation are available. The price of £30 includes tools and materials, but please remember reading glasses and a carrier bag. Please wear closed-toe shoes and long sleeves. This session is suitable for all levels. Age 16

Mixed Media Foiling

Also available- Festive Felting! 3 hours

Enjoy creating colourful fabric art with wool! Felting originates from ancient Mongolia, and the process has developed into an enjoyable art form. Explore richly textured fabric through the medium of merino wool, trims and embellishments! We will work with felting needles to create a design, then add fine detail with a sewing needle. Choose from a variety of shapes to hang during the festive season. All tools and materials are included in this class. Suitable for all levels from Age 14 years upwards. No prior knowledge is required and this workshop is suitable for all levels. £30