2019-20 Classes ~ Great gift ideas! Classes added regularly. Enquire about group bookings.

Barton Grange Art and Craft Classes
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 below.

Hand Sculpted Garden Mosaic Shapes Class 

SUN 22 MAR 2020 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 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+

Leyland Studio 

Classes are booked either through Eventbrite deposit, or gift vouchers from Craftcourses.com or preferably, this page, as there is less commission for me to pay. If using a gift voucher, please contact me, or if gifting a particular class, reserve it with Eventbrite, in case its the last place left, then pay the balance with the gift option. If you have a craftcourses.com voucher, I will do my best to log in to Eventbrite and reserve it before the place is taken. Please check your email/spam folder for the exact address sent by me after booking and add a contact tel. number in case of cancellations


Fused Glass Chimes Class 

SAT 23 NOV 2019 from 1-3.30pm at Leyland Studio Book Deposit
SUN 19 JAN 2020 from 1-3.30pm at Leyland Studio Book Deposit
SUN 15 MAR 2020 from 1-3.30pm at Leyland Studio Book Deposit

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. A deposit of £12 secures your place. The balance is payable by cash only on the day. If booking with a CraftCourses.com voucher, please contact Chrissy with a voucher code instead of Eventbrite. Please confirm receipt of Chrissy's email after booking.

Mixed Media Foiled Glass Decorations  

SAT 2 NOV 1-4 pm Leyland Studio Book Deposit
SUN 1 DEC 1-4 pm Leyland Studio  Book Deposit

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+

Festive Fused Glass Decorations  

SUN 24 NOV 1-3.30 pm Leyland Studio Book Deposit

Make some fun and colorful 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. A deposit of £12 secures your place. The balance is payable by cash only on the day. If booking with a CraftCourses.com voucher, please contact Chrissy with a voucher code instead of Eventbrite (07761 841382 or chrissycrafty@gmail.com)
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. Please check your diary prior to booking.

Christmas Soap Making Class (nearly full~ ask about groups)

SUN 8 DEC 1-3.30pm at Leyland Studio Book Deposit

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. Special offer of £26.  A deposit of £12 secures your place. The balance is payable by cash only on the day.  If booking with a CraftCourses.com voucher, please contact Chrissy with a voucher code instead of Eventbrite. Please add your telephone number when booking in case of cancellations and to check directions have been received, if you haven't been able to confirm email receipt.

Glass Mosaic Mandala Class

SUN 26 JAN 2020 12.30-4pm at Leyland Studio Book deposit

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

Fused Glass Tile or Coaster Pair 

SUN 2 FEB 2020 from 1-3.30pm at Leyland Studio Book Deposit

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. A deposit of £12 secures your place. The balance is payable by cash only on the day. If booking with a CraftCourses.com voucher, please contact Chrissy with a voucher code instead of Eventbrite. Please confirm receipt of Chrissy's email after booking.

Mosaic Stepping Stone Class

SAT 29 FEB 2020 12.30-4pm at Leyland Studio Book Deposit

Create a stunning centerpiece 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 is the total price and a deposit of £12 secures your place, with the balance paid in cash on the day. If using a CraftCourses.com voucher, please contact Chrissy with a code instead of Eventbrite.

Fused Glass Relief Class

2020  1-3.30pm at Leyland Studio Book Deposit

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 a distinctive piece for inside or out. 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.

Garden Mosaic Sun Catcher Class 

2020 DATE TBC 12.30-4pm at Leyland Studio Book Deposit  

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. Deposits are non-refundable, but exchanges are available over 30 days from the event, subject to a service charge. If booking with a CraftCourses.com voucher, please contact Chrissy with a voucher code instead of using Eventbrite. The price for the class is an introductory offer of £33, with the balance to pay in cash only on the day.

Wire Wrapped Pendants Class

2020 DATE TBC 1-3.30pm at Leyland Studio Book Deposit

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+

Glass Mosaic Sun Catcher Class

2020 DATE TBC OR ASK ABOUT GROUP BOOKINGS 12.30-4pm at Leyland Studio Book Deposit

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 and a deposit of £12 secures your place, with the balance paid in cash on the day.

Tempered Crash Glass Mosaics Class

2020 DATE TBC OR ASK ABOUT GROUP BOOKINGS 12.30-4pm at Leyland Studio Book deposit

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 and a deposit of £12 secures your place with the balance paid in cash only on the day. If using a gift voucher, please contact Chrissy with a code instead of Eventbrite. Please confirm that you have received Chrissy's email of the exact address after booking.

Illuminated Stained Glass Mosaics

2020 DATE TBC OR ASK ABOUT GROUP BOOKINGS 12.30-4pm Book Deposit

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.  The price for the class is £33, with a balance of £21 to pay in cash only on the day. Tools, materials included in the price, 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.

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

Under 18's must be attended with a paying adult. Prices are subject to change without prior notice. 

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. Craftcourses,.com vouchers not accepted here.

OTHER VENUES
Leyland Art Studio
If you wish to be placed on the reserve list for any class here, please let me know. Small informal studio 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 Eventbrite, or contact Chrissy and other options may be available such as gift payment. Please note, places are limited, so book early.
- 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. If booking with a CraftCourses.com or my voucher, please contact me with a code , instead of Evenbrite. 
- Please check your diary prior to booking. Deposits are non-refundable, but exchanges are available over 30 days from the class date, subject to a service charge. 
- Group and party bookings available any size, please enquire.

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