Leyland Studio Creative Sessions - great gift ideas! 

2022 In-Person Classes

3 seats are available with social distancing, but if you don't mind sitting next to another, there are more. If you click on the scheduled class 'BOOK' link and it's blank, then those 3 tickets are sold out. I'm using craftcourses.com for scheduled bookings and they take full payment up to the day before the class (same day bookings not available) 

Individual or group bookings

Contact me if you wish to pencil in some private studio time for any class. Classes are booked either through a deposit, or gift vouchers from this page (less commission for me to pay than Craftcourses.com but they're also accepted). If using a gift voucher, please contact me, (any balance can be paid in cash / bank transfer).

EXTERIOR MOSAIC CLASSES

Mosaic Stepping Stone Class 

1-4.30pm at Leyland Studio
2022 dates ~ or arrange private booking
SUN10 JUL
SAT 30 JUL


Create a stunning centrepiece to add colour and shine to any garden or path. By the end of the workshop, you will take away your very own glass tile masterpiece and grout to apply at home. This class is suitable for all levels with or without cutting, and all materials are included. The base is approximately 28cm. Age 16 upwards, and under 18s must be accompanied by an adult. £33 all inclusive

Garden Mosaic Sun Catcher Class (frame optional)

1-4.30pm at Leyland Studio or book a private session
2022 dates:
SUN 8 MAY,  
SUN JUL 3,  SAT 6 AUG


Create a dazzling illumination for your outside space! This is a gorgeous eye-catching feature that glides with the winds (tested in the blustery British Isles!) Learn how to cut and design with stained glass in a more fun and freestyle way compared with traditional leaded  glass. The price for the mosaic class is £33 and the optional garden frame is an extra £2. Please bring a carrier bag, grout is applied at home. For all levels age 16+.

Garden Mosaic Plaque

Leyland Studio 1-4.30pm
2022 dates~ or ask about private bookings
SUN 31 JUL
Create a welcome addition to your garden, wall or entrance with colour. You will gain skills in how to cut and adhere glass tiles, stained glass, beads and shapes. You will take away your very own garden gem, and be given grout to apply at home. Your page-sized personalised masterpiece can be hung to a wall or fence or as a door number! All tools and materials are included in this session, but bring a bag to take your art home. This class is suitable for all abilities. Age 16+. £33

Hand-Sculpted Garden Mosaic Shapes~ Full Day

Leyland Studio  11am-4pm
2022 dates~ or ask about private bookings
SUN 22 MAY

This is a new class for an eye-catching feature in mosaic sculpture! Create a welcome addition to your garden, wall or entrance with shiny elegance. You will gain skills in how to design mosaic patterns, and how to cut and adhere glass tiles, beads and shapes. You will learn flat sculpting techniques by moulding a shape of your own design from a cement base measuring 30x25cm. The day workshop is £40. There will be a half hour break option where you can buy snacks from the nearby shop. By the end of the workshop you will take away your very own garden gem, and will be given grout to apply at home, once the adhesive has set. Your personalised masterpiece can be hung to a wall or fence, or add a garden stake for £1.50. All is included in this session, but bring a bag to take your art home. This class is suitable for all abilities. Age 16+

INTERIOR MOSAIC CLASSES

(Adhesive can be changed to exterior for £1 on some classes) 

Glass Mosaic Mandala Class 

from 1-4.30 PM  Leyland Studio
2022 dates~ or ask about private bookings 
SAT 7 MAY
SAT 11 JUN

Create your own 20cm circle mandala which can be used to create a stunning atmosphere in any room! Learn a range of cutting techniques on how to turn stained glass, beads and glass shapes into sacred geometry. By the end of the workshop, you will take away your very own masterpiece, some hanging cord, and grout to apply at home. All tools and materials are included for this gem of a session. Stained glass mosaic cutting is less precise and less frustrating than leaded glass yay! Suitable for all levels age 16+. £33

Mosaic Jewellery

1-4pm at Leyland Studio
SAT 2 JULY

Create a stunning set of earrings, necklace or keyrings (or choose your own combination of 4 items). By the end of the workshop, you will take away your very own handcrafted mosaic items. This class is suitable for all levels with or without cutting. Age 14 upwards, and under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.

Crash Glass Mosaics Class

1-4.30pm at Leyland Studio 
2022 dates~ or ask about private bookings 
SUN 15 MAY 
SAT 23 JUL

This is a very rare form of mosaic class to be found in the British Isles. Create a personalised piece using specialist glass, mixed media and imagery. You can experiment with abstract themes, textures, painting, photos or iconography to yield enchanting effects. By the end of the workshop, you will take away your own page-sized masterpiece, and grout to apply at home. All materials are included for this dazzler of a session, but bring a bag. If using personal images, a copy is recommended, ask Chrissy. Suitable for all levels 16yrs+ £33.

Framed Mosaic Sun Catcher Class 

1-4.30pm at Leyland Studio 
DATES TBC ~ or ask about private bookings

Create your own stained glass mosaic story for a stunning  window atmosphere! You will learn a range of cutting techniques on how to work with stained glass, beads and glass shapes to create any theme you wish. Stained glass mosaic cutting is less precise and less frustrating than leaded stained glass, yay! Suitable for all levels. By the end of the workshop, you will take away your very own masterpiece, some hanging cord, and grout to apply at home. All tools and materials are included for this illuminating session. Age 16+ accompanied by a paying adult. £33 all incl. (bring a bag)

booking avail. soon

Illuminated Stained Glass Mosaics 

 1-4.30pm Leyland Studio
2022 dates~ or ask about private bookings 

Create an ornately decorated illuminated masterpiece. Find inspiration from the skies to work with stained glass. Choose from a wide variety of heavenly or flight-themed templates, or design your own theme. Learn how to cut and design with stained glass in a more fun and freestyle way compared with traditional leaded stained glass. The session is suitable for all levels. You will take home a captivating A5 foil-framed masterpiece to brighten any window with grid to finish in the following days. All tools, materials included for £33, but please bring a carrier bag. No prior knowledge is required and this workshop is suitable for all levels from age 16. Under 18s must be accompanied by a paying adult.

booking info soon

FUSED GLASS CLASSES

Fused Glass Chimes Class 

1-3.30pm at Leyland Studio 
2022 dates~ or ask about private bookings 
SUN 1
0 APR 
SAT 21 MAY
SAT 16 JUL

Make a fun and colourful fused glass decoration for yourself, or for gift giving. We will cover an array of glass fusing inclusion techniques including enamels and bubble powders. These masterpieces will be fired later and posted to you. No prior knowledge is required and this workshop is suitable for all levels from age 16 upwards. Under 18s must be accompanied by a paying adult. Special offer of £33 + £3 p+p or collect from the studio. All tools, materials and glass firing time is included in the price.

Fused Glass Relief Plaques or Pendants Class 

1-3.30pm at Leyland Studio 
2022 dates~ or ask about private bookings 
SUN 17 JUL

If you want to get started making your own unique fused glass art, this is the class for you. You will achieve a basic understanding of glass fusing, and consider the design process, experimenting with colour, textures and shape to create distinctive pieces. We will work creatively with the tack fusing process. This is a great introduction to cutting and shaping glass, and using glass pieces to form an exciting relief image or pattern. The choice to make:
2 plaques, 2 hangings (10cm), or 4 pendants. All tools, materials and firing is included for £33, whilst the finished piece is posted to you for £2-£3, or collect at Leyland usually within 1 week. Suitable for all levels from age 16+.

Fused Glass Tile or Coaster Pair

1-3.30pm at Leyland Studio
2022 dates~ or ask about private bookings
SUN 26 JUN

 

Make fun and colourful fused glass art for yourself, or for gift giving. We will cover an array of glass fusing inclusion techniques including enamels and bubble powders. These masterpieces will be fired later and posted to you. No prior knowledge is required and this workshop is suitable for all levels from age 16 upwards. Under 18s must be accompanied by a paying adult. Special offer of £33 + £3 p+p or collect from Leyland studio. All tools, materials and glass firing time is included in the price. 

Fused Glass Dish or Tealight Holder

1-3.30pm at Leyland Studio
2022 dates~ or ask about private bookings

SUN 24 APR
SAT 16 JUL

 

Make a lovely soap, candy or candle dish as a gift for yourself or for gift giving. We will be using a wide range or decorative techniques on clear glass as full fused or tack fused (like the soap dish on the left). It's £30 for one dish and if you decide to make a second one on the day, there is an additional £6 to pay. Postage will depend on the shape and number of dishes made , from £3-5, or it will be safer to collect from the studio for some shapes.

 

Also available: Fused Glass Kits and Mosaic Kits. Zoom Classes available for groups or individuals. 

Barton Grange Garden Centre...

will consider running my events again when social distancing rules are no longer in place - sorry!

Barton Grange try to have bookings in place 6 weeks before each class ~ gift vouchers are still available from them, please ring them before making a journey on 01995 642900 or call in at Garstang Road, Brock, Preston PR3 0RB. Gift vouchers and bookings are always available for Chrissy's own Leyland Studio.

Adult Courses in Mixed Media and Stained Glass Mosaics, Fused Glass, Wool Felting, Wire Wrap, and Batik

Under 18's must attend with a paying adult. Prices are subject to change without prior notice. Finish times are only a guide as people work at their own pace. 

H&S: Eating is unsuitable in glass studios;  lidded cups protect against shards and glass dust. Nickel wire is used in glass fusing. Please clean hands on arrival. Advanced cleaning is used for all contact points.

PLEASE BRING: A carrier bag to take art home (except fused glass) , and any reading glasses for in-class notes.

BOOKING OPTIONS
Leyland Art Studio (also Whalley Old Grammar School available for groups)
If you wish to be placed on a reserve list for any full class, please let me know. Small, informal Leyland studio (free brews!) is in central Leyland PR25 3FE off Balcarres Road PR25 3ED, free parking, 15 min. walk to Leyland train. No wheelchair ramp available. 

- Bookings: use craftcourses.com, or email for gift or private bookings. 
- Gift payments secure a place with PayPal, or simply checkout as a PayPal "Guest" entering card details - without registering with PayPal. If booking with a CraftCourses.com or my voucher, please contact me with a code 
- Please check your diary prior to booking. Craftcourses.com have their own cancellation policy 
- Group and party bookings available up to 7 without social distancing .

Barton Grange Garden Centre (suspended until things get better) 
Before making a journey, ring to make a full payment on 01995 642900 or visit Garstang Road, Brock, Preston (Sat Nav PR3 0RB) Free parking. Off A6 between M6 J32- J33. Barton Grange have their own cancellation policy. Wheelchair access. Only Barton Grange vouchers accepted. 
Barton Grange try to have bookings in place 6 weeks before each class.

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