Leyland Studio Creative Sessions 

2021 In-Person Classes available!

If you click on the scheduled class buy link and it's blank, then it's sold out... but if you don't mind sitting next to another, I may be able to add a 4th seat. Studio time for 1-3 guests is available with social distancing. Contact me if you wish to pencil in some studio time to make something from these examples. 

 ~ Great gift ideas! Classes added regularly. Enquire about individual or group bookings.

Classes are booked either through a deposit, or gift vouchers from this page (there is less commission for me to pay than Craftcourses.com but they are also accepted). If using a gift voucher, please contact me, or if gifting a particular class, reserve it, in case its the last place left, then pay the balance with the gift option. Please check your email/spam folder for my email giving directions and add a contact tel. number in case of cancellations.

Soy Batik Cloth Painting Class (full payment)

at Leyland Studio 
SAT 30 OCT 2-5pm
SAT 13 NOV 1-4pm
SAT 19 FEB 2022 1-4pm

Welcome to a bright new class idea. Wax resist dyeing of fabric originates from 4th century Egypt, and the process has developed into an enjoyable art form. We will look at a natural and sustainable version using soy wax and fabric paints to create a richly coloured textile piece. We will cover how to apply wax and colours in pattern making and objective linear art, applied with a fluid water colour style, or as solid hues. You can take home the completed fabric piece to add to a frame, wall hanging, clothing or cushions. Craft tools and materials are included for this session but please remember to bring reading glasses and a carrier bag to take the finished piece away in. No prior knowledge is required and this workshop is suitable for all levels. Minimum age 14 with a paying adult. £29 all inclusive

30 Oct 2-5pm:
1-4pm dates:

Glass Mosaic Mandala Class (full payment)

from 12.30-4 PM  Leyland Studio
SAT 6 NOV
SAT 5 FEB 2022
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! No prior knowledge is required and this workshop is suitable for all levels. Age 16 upwards, and under 18s must be accompanied by a paying adult.  £33 per person. This is on the same day as the zoom class (Sept-Nov), so there may be others in the group online from 2-2.40pm

Mosaic Stepping Stone Class (full payment)

12.30-4pm at Leyland Studio
SAT 15 JAN 2022

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 (full payment)

 (3 sold with social distancing, but may fit 4th) 2021 from 12.30-4pm at Leyland Studio
SUN 7 NOV
SAT 22 JAN

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. All tools and materials are included in the price, including the frame and an A5 base, but please bring a carrier bag. The session is suitable for all levels. Please check your diary prior to booking. The price for all included is an introductory offer of £33

Nov 7

Illuminated Stained Glass Mosaics (full payment)

SUN 3 OCT 2021 from 12.30-4pm

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.

Fused Glass Snowflakes (x2) Class (full payment)

SUN 14 NOV 2021 from 1-3.30pm at Leyland Studio

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 a distinctive piece 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. It's recommended to collect the finished art after firing as it is very delicate. However it can be posted to you for £4 within 1-2 weeks. 

Needle Felted Panels Class (full payment)

TBC 2022 at Leyland Studio or arrange group booking
Morning session: 10-1pm

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 your background in black, blue or green to create abstract, landscape or a fantasy theme. Once your masterpiece is completed you can frame it or add it to a cushion or book cover. All tools and materials are included in this class. Suitable for all levels from Age 14 years upward. £29


Festive Fused Glass Trees Class (full payment)

at Leyland Studio
SAT 27 Nov 2021 10am-12.30 -SOLD OUT
SUN 5 Dec Morning: 10am-12.30
SUN 5 Dec Afternoon: 1. 30-4pm

Make some fun and colourful fused glass festive tree decorations for your window or tree, or gift giving. We will cover an array of glass 'tack' fusing techniques with glass embellishments and enamels. Three tree masterpieces will be fired later and posted out or collected within 1-2 weeks. Special offer of £33 + £3 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.

5 DEC ONLY Morning:
5 Dec ONLY Afternoon:

Festive Fused Glass Squares Class (full payment)

1pm-3.30pm at Leyland Studio
SAT 27 Nov 2021

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. Three square masterpieces will be fired later and posted out or collected within 1-2 weeks. Special offer of £33 + £3 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.

Afternoon session:

Fused Glass Chimes Class 

 DATE TBC OR ASK ABOUT PRIVATE BOOKINGS 1-3.30pm at Leyland Studio

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 Class 

DATE TBC OR ASK ABOUT PRIVATE BOOKINGS 1-3.30pm at Leyland Studio

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 is yours to make a variety of items including plaques, hangings or pendants. All tools, materials and glass firing is included in the booking price of £33, whilst the finished piece is posted to you for £3, or collect at Leyland within 1-2 weeks. No prior knowledge is required and this workshop is suitable for all levels from age 16 upwards.

Wire Wrapped Pendants Class 

2021 DATE TBC OR ASK ABOUT GROUP BOOKINGS at Leyland Studio

This is a beautiful, ancient way to add definition and flair to beads and sea glass for a necklace, earrings and key ring. Wire wrapped jewellery dates back to 1446 BC found in ancient Egyptian pharaohs' tombs and pyramids. Gold was likely to be the first metal used, but we will be using other metals. We will look at various techniques, in a wide range of styles and colours of beads and wire. All materials and tools are included, but if you have a crystal, you may want to bring it along. No prior knowledge is required and this workshop is suitable for all levels. Age 14+ £26

Glass Mosaic Sun Catcher Class 

2021 DATE TBC OR ASK ABOUT GROUP BOOKINGS 12.30-4pm at Leyland Studio 

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! No prior knowledge is required and this workshop is 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. If using a CraftCourses.com voucher, please contact Chrissy with a code instead of Eventbrite. Age 16 upwards, and under 18s must be accompanied by a paying adult. £33 is the total price.

Festive Fused Glass Decorations  

DATE TBC OR ASK ABOUT GROUP BOOKINGS 1-3.30 pm Leyland Studio

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 + £3 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 Tile or Coaster Pair

Dates TBC from 1-3.30pm at Leyland Studio

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. 

Tempered Crash Glass Mosaics Class

DATE TBC OR ASK ABOUT GROUP BOOKINGS 12.30-4pm at Leyland Studio

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, personal photos or historical iconography to yield enchanting effects. By the end of the workshop, you will take away your own masterpiece, and will be given grout to apply at home. All tools and materials are included for this dazzler of a session, but bring a bag to carry your art. If you want to bring images for your own story for this page sized base ask Chrissy about size and sealants. No prior knowledge is required and this workshop is suitable for all levels. 16yrs+ £33 is the total price

Mixed Media Foiled Glass Decorations  

DATE TBC OR ASK ABOUT GROUP BOOKINGS 1-4.30 pm Leyland Studio

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+

Hand Sculpted Garden Mosaic Shapes 

DATE TBC OR ASK ABOUT GROUP BOOKINGS at Barton Grange Garden Centre

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. Your personalised masterpiece can be hung to a wall or fence, or add a garden stake for £1.50. 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. 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+

Christmas Soap Making Class

DATE TBC OR ASK ABOUT GROUP BOOKINGS 1-3.30pm at Leyland Studio

Be prepared for loads of soap making fun. In the workshop you will make and take home soaps personally decorated using a selection of fragrances, colours and shapes to save or give as a gift in a handcrafted gift box. The workshop covers types of soaps, safety, colouring, fragrances, box decoration, and tools needed. All drinks, tools and materials are included but please bring a carrier bag to take you creations home in. No prior knowledge is required and this workshop is suitable for all levels from age 14 upwards.  Under 18s must be accompanied by a paying adult.  

 

Creative Kits are now available, please visit Fused Glass Kits and Mosaic Kits. Zoom Classes also available for groups or individuals. 

Barton Grange Art and Craft Classes - is currently not running events. I hope to get an update in November 2021

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 a glass studio, and  lidded cups protect against shards and glass dust. Nickel-Chromium wire is used for glass fusing hangers. Hands need to be washed on entering the class due to the current virus outbreak. - Advanced cleaning is used for all contact points in the studio. 
PLEASE BRING:
A carrier bag to take art home, and any reading glasses for in-class notes.

BOOKING OPTIONS
For Barton Grange Garden Centre
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.

OTHER VENUES
Leyland Art Studio or Whalley Old Grammar School
If you wish to be placed on the reserve list for any class here, please let me know. Small informal studio (free brews!) Leyland Studio is based in central Leyland PR25 3FE off Balcarres Road PR25 3ED, free parking, 15 min. walk to Leyland train. No wheelchair ramps. access. Please confirm receipt of Chrissy's email of the exact address after booking.

- Bookings: use craftcourses.com, or contact Chrissy and other options may be available such as gift payment. Please note, places are limited, so book early.
- A gift payment secures 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 any size, please enquire.

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