2020 Workshops

PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE HAVE BEEN SOME CHANGES TO WORKSHOP DATES DUE TO THE COVID-19 EMERGENCY.

Where?- At My Studio in Leek, Staffordshire

There's a great space here at Spout Brewhouse the building where my lovely studio is housed.

Too Far?

I've been invited to run some workshops in other places so perhaps these will be closer to you? Scroll down for more, and keep coming back as I'm hoping to add more.

How to Book

You can book online here, or in person in the studio, get in touch with any further questions. Booking T&Cs can be found at the bottom of this page. You can also book as a gift, choose that option when you check out.

Workshop Gallery and Feedback

See some of the work produced and feedback from workshop participants here

 

Full Day Wire Jewellery Workshop

Saturday 10th October 2020 10.30-4.30pm. £65

Create your own unique piece of handmade jewellery using just wire, beads, pliers, stitching and wrapping techniques. Equipment and materials provided.

At my studio in Leek, Staffordshire with lunch, homemade cake and tea included.

Book Here

 

 

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NEW - Haberdashery and Wire Jewellery Workshop

Saturday 11th July 2020 1-5pm. £55

At my studio in Leek, Staffordshire

Homemade cake and tea included.

Upcycle vintage haberdashery into elegant jewellery using wire and beads. I'll teach you how to make a necklace and earrings like those pictured. All materials are included.

This workshop takes place at Spout Brew House, on the first floor, my studio is above this room on the second floor and you’ll be able to visit my studio too.

MORE DETAILS AND HOW TO BOOK

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NEW - Embellished Wire & Paper Hoop Hanging Workshop

Saturday 3rd October 2020 10.30-4.30pm. £65

At my studio in Leek, Staffordshire

Lunch, homemade cake and tea included.

Experiment with a variety of techniques to create your own unique hanging framed in an embroidery hoop. I’ll show you how to make various wire flower, leaf and bird forms and finish them with wire embellishments, colourful papers, beads and more.

This workshop takes place at Spout Brew House, on the first floor, my studio is above this room on the second floor and you’ll be able to visit my studio too.

MORE DETAILS AND HOW TO BOOK

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NEW - Embroidered Jewellery Workshop

Postponed due to Covid-19. Keep an eye out for new date later in 2020.

At my studio in Leek, Staffordshire

Homemade cake and tea included.

Using colourful threads and beads I’ll guide you to create your own unique accessory. There are no complicated stitches here, just considered design and use of colour, so whether you are a confident stitcher or not you’ll be able to complete a piece during the workshop. All materials are included.

This workshop takes place at Spout Brew House, on the first floor, my studio is above this room on the second floor and you’ll be able to visit my studio too.

 

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NEW - Wire Blooms One Workshop

A half day workshop £40

Postponed due to Covid-19. Keep an eye out for new date later in 2020.

At my studio in Leek, Staffordshire

Homemade cake and tea included.

This workshop is suitable for anyone, whether you have worked with wire before or not.

Inspired by beautiful summer blooms such as dahlias, create your own necklaces and earrings with coloured wires and glass beads for texture and highlights. I’ll show you a variety of looping, wrapping and stitching techniques to experiment with to create your own wire flowers which you can bring together into finished jewellery.

This workshop takes place at Spout Brew House, on the first floor, my studio is above this room on the second floor and you’ll be able to visit my studio too.

 

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NEW - Wire Blooms Two Workshop

A half day workshop £48

Postponed due to Covid-19. Keep an eye out for new date later in 2020.

At my studio in Leek, Staffordshire

Homemade cake and tea included.

This workshop is suitable for those who have already done any of my wire jewellery workshops, or who have worked with wire before. You could try Wire Blooms One first.

Inspired by colourful blooms such as dahlias, create your own necklaces and earrings with coloured wires and glass beads for texture and highlights. I’ll show you a variety of looping, wrapping and stitching techniques to experiment with to create your own wire flowers which you can bring together into finished jewellery.

This workshop takes place at Spout Brew House, on the first floor, my studio is above this room on the second floor and you’ll be able to visit my studio too.

 

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Workshop Booking Terms and Condtions

  • Workshops include materials and use of equipment, though you are welcome to bring your own items to personalise what you make. If there is an option to buy extra materials on the day I’ll let you know in advance.
  • On full day workshops a light lunch is included, along with homemade cake. Tea will be provided to drink, additional soft drinks and coffee can be purchased from Spout Brew House downstairs.
  • On half day workshops, homemade cake and tea is included, additional soft drinks and coffee can be purchased from Spout Brew House downstairs.
  • Please advise of any dietary requirements on booking. Food is homemade here by the Spout Brew House kitchen.
  • Payment will be taken at the time of booking and all bookings are non refundable and not transferable to another date. If you are unable to attend the workshop yourself, you may send another person instead to take your place, but you must let me know their name and contact details in advance.
  • A minimum of 5 people are required for the workshop to go ahead, if less than 5 people book onto the workshop it will be cancelled with as much notice as possible and you will be refunded in full.
  • You can expect there to be between 5 and 12 people taking part in the workshop.
  • Under 16s must be accompanied by a participating, paying adult. Please get in touch to discuss the suitability of a workshop for those under 16 before booking. Workshops are aimed at adults but may be suitable for those 13 and over.
  • Please note that my wire jewellery designs are subject to copyright. Whilst I'm excited to share my techniques and inspire you to experiment for yourself, my designs should not be copied to sell, this includes replicating these workshop to sell elsewhere. Thanks for your understanding.
  • Workshops are held on the first floor and unfortunately there is no lift.