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Adult Courses in Mixed Media and Stained Glass Mosaics, Fused Glass, Felting and Perfumery

Under 18's must be attended with a paying adult.

BOOKING OPTIONS
For Barton Grange Garden Centre
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.

OTHER VENUES
Leyland Art Studio
Small informal studio based in central Leyland off Balcarres Road PR25 3ED,  free parking, 15 min. walk to Leyland train station. No wheelchair access.

- Bookings: use Eventbrite until the evening before, or contact Chrissy and other options may be available such as gift payment. Please note, places are limited, so book early.

Platform Gallery and Visitor Info
- Clitheroe Train Station, Station Road, Clitheroe BB7 2JT. Some parking on Chester Avenue, BB7 0AZ. Wheelchair access.
-A gift payment/deposit of £12 secures a place with PayPal, by cheque, or simply checkout as a PayPal "Guest" entering card details - without registering with PayPal.


£10 Class Gift Voucher

£ 10 

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£1 Class Gift Voucher

£ 1 

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2018 Classes ~ great gift ideas!
Keep a eye out for more classes being added

For Barton Grange classes, book on 01995 642900 or call in at Garstang Road, Brock, Preston PR3 0RB. Allow extra travel time to avoid traffic or parking issues. Please note that they fill up quickly so don't delay. Leyland Studio classes are booked through Eventbrite as deposit.

Glass Mosaic Mandala

SUN 19 August 12.30-4pm at Barton Grange Garden Centre
SUN 18 November 12.30-4pm at Leyland Studio Book Here

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. Minimum age 16. £32.

Animal Mosaic Sun Catchers

TUES 21 August 12:30–4pm at Barton Grange Garden Centre

Create a beautiful atmosphere in your window with a transparent creation with the natural appeal of the animal kingdom. The session will start by exploring the animal forms, colours and textures. You will learn a range of techniques on how to turn stained glass, beads and glass shapes into a glowing creature in its lush habitat. By the end of the workshop, you will take home your own page-sized masterpiece, some hanging cord, and will be given grout to apply at home once the adhesive has set. 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. Minimum age 16.

Alternative Techniques with Fused Glass Pendants

SUN 9 September 1-3.30pm at Barton Grange Garden Centre

Whether you’ve tried other types of glass-working before or are a complete novice, you will learn how to use and work with fusing glass to produce a range of pieces of your own design. We will begin with an introduction to glass fusing, including cutting skills and technical information. The session promises to encourage students to think creatively about how the pendants will be worn. We will cover an array of metal, fibre and glass inclusions, painting, and layering, as well as wire wrapping. You will get a feel for how glass fusing fits in with other glass art such as mosaics and glass painting, and how these can be combined. You can expect to create a number of experimental glass pendants to use as keychains, necklaces, or window danglers. These masterpieces will be fired later and posted to you for £3. All other tools, materials and glass firing time is included in the price. No prior knowledge is required and this workshop is suitable for all levels from age 16 upwards. £32. 

Fantastic Glass Mosaic Sun Catcher

SAT 22 September 12.30-4pm at Leyland Studio Book here

Create your own stained glass mosaic story for a stunning atmosphere in any room! You will learn a range of cutting techniques on how to work with stained glass, beads and glass shapes. 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. 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. Please note, places are limited, so book early. If booking with a CraftCourses.com voucher for part or all of the course fee, please contact Chrissy (07761 841382 or chrissycrafty@gmail.com) with a voucher code at the point of booking. Age 16 upwards, and under 18s must be accompanied by an adult. £32 is the total price and a deposit of £12 secures your place, with the balance paid in cash only on the day. Please note ticket sales end at tea time the day before. Book here.

Mosaic Stepping Stone 

SAT 30 September 12.30-4pm at Leyland Studio Book Here

Create a stunning centre piece to add colour and shine to an autumn garden. 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 and there is no need to bring anything as all materials are included. This is a 28cm stone. Age 16 upwards, and under 18s must be accompanied by an adult. £32 is the total price and a deposit of £12 secures your place, with the balance paid in cash only on the day. Please note ticket sales end the evening before and places are limited, so book early. If booking with a CraftCourses.com voucher for part or all of the course fee, please contact Chrissy (07761 841382 or chrissycrafty@gmail.com) with a voucher code at the point of booking.

Mixed Media Felted Bag with Found Objects

SAT 6 October 1-4pm at Barton Grange Garden Centre

Hold your treasures outside your bag with found objects! We will discuss everything required for wet felting as well as looking at the variety of fibres and found objects available to use. We experiment with the way that these fibres, objects and leather trim can be designed together. Upon completion of this three-dimensional hands-on session, you will take home your own richly surfaced piece that can be used as a jewellery, makeup or handbag. All felting materials are included, but you will need to bring elbow grease and old towels. You may wish to bring small found objects to formulate a personal decorated storyline. There will be some cutting and sewing of leather and trim, which may be completed at home. This workshop is suitable for beginners to felting as well as those looking to expand their skills. No prior knowledge is required and this workshop is suitable from age 14 upwards. £30

Tempered Crash Glass Mosaics

SUN 21 October 12.30-4pm at Leyland Art Studio Book here

SUN 11 November 12:30–4pm at Leyland Art Studio - Fully Booked

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. Feel free to bring your own images for your own story line. No prior knowledge is required and this workshop is suitable for all levels. 16yrs+ £32. Please note, places are limited, so book early. Secure your place with a £12 deposit.

Glowing Winter Perfumery

FRI 26 October 12:30–4pm at Barton Grange Garden Centre

Winter scents are deep warm, and rich with blends ranging from fruity, musky, and oriental, to the delicious foody gourmands. Call upon the Sugar Plum Fairy and be inspired by pudding, frosted cranberries, spices, and candy canes. Let your imagination fly towards woodlands and berries. Conjure up a lush eastern blend featuring frankincense and myrrh. Let the angels guide you to create sweet, floral, woody and musky blends. We will set the scene by exploring the history and passion of perfumes. There will be experimentation with scents to get a feel for how aromas connect emotionally and physically to different people. All materials are provided during the session including bottles, essential and perfume oils, and their eco-friendly dilution liquids. There will be some simple math, and use of a calculator on your mobile phone is helpful.  Take home a luxurious roll-on perfume, a linen/body mist in a gorgeous indigo bottle, as well as a certificate. There will be handouts to take home so reading glasses are useful. This session is great for all abilities and levels with a minimum age of 16.

Christmas Soap Making Class

SAT 1 December 1-3.30pm at Leyland Studio Book here

Be prepared for soap making fun! In this workshop, you will make and take home soaps personally decorated using a selection of fragrances, colours and shapes to treat yourself or give as a gift. The session covers materials, types of soaps, safety, colouring, fragrances, box making and decoration. This class is suitable for all levels and there is no need to bring anything as all tools and materials are provided on the day. Age 16+. £24 is the total price and a deposit of £12 secures your place with the balance paid in cash only on the day. Please note, places are limited, so book early. Book here  If booking with a craftcourses.com gift voucher for part or all of the class fee, please contact Chrissy (07761 841382 or chrissycrafty@gmail.com) with a voucher code for booking.

Festive Fused Glass Pendants

SUN 2 Dec at Leyland Studio 1-3.30pm Book here

Make a number of fun and colourful fused glass festive decorations or key chains for your window, tree, or gift giving. We will cover an array of metal and glass design techniques. These masterpieces will be fired later and posted to you for £3 (there is an option to collect the pendants from Leyland ). All other tools, materials and glass firing time is included in the price. No prior knowledge is required and this workshop is suitable for all levels from age 16 upwards. £32. To secure your place with a £12 deposit,  Book hereThe balance of £23 is payable by cash only on the day. Please note, places are limited, so book early. If booking with a craftcourses.com gift voucher for part or all of the class fee, please contact Chrissy (07761 841382 or chrissycrafty@gmail.com) with a voucher code for booking.