Autumn 2020 Workshops

You can now book autumn workshops through the online shop.

The listings have now been updated with new dates and T & Cs.

More dates will be added.

Do get in touch with specific questions, or concerns, I want everyone to feel safe and confident.

There's a great space here at Spout Brewhouse the building where my lovely studio is housed. You'll find us in Leek, North Staffordshire.

I'm also running workshops at the Fox Studios in Warrington and at the Nottingham School of Jewellery.

You can book online, or in person in the studio, get in touch with any further questions.

Yes, of course, choose the gift option when you book, and you'll be sent a pdf with all the details you need, you can print it out, pop this into a card to give, or send on in an email.

  • Please do not attend the workshop if you have symptoms of Covid 19, or have come into close contact with someone who has.
  • There will be a maximum of 6 people on the workshop to allow for social distancing.
  • There will be separate tables to work at, or on the bigger table we use I have purchased plastic screens to separate people. Where you are sat will depend on how many attend the workshop.
  • Each participant will have their own basic tools to work with, you are welcome to bring your own if you prefer, do ask and I can tell you what you'll need.
  • There will be plenty of sanitiser and sanitising wipes available, plus access to the bathroom for handwashing.
  • On Sundays the cafe below the studio isn't open, this means that we have the building to ourselves, so more space and no waiting for the bathroom!
  • Face shields will be provided to wear during the workshop.
  • Tools and equipment will be cleaned after each session. (There is also usually at least a week between workshop sessions before equipment is reused)
  • Your contact details will be required for track and trace.

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

  • 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, along with water.
  • On half day workshops, homemade cake and tea is included.
  • 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. Bookings are non refundable except in the following circumstances. If the workshop has to be postponed due to Covid 19 lockdown rules you will be offered an alternative date, or the option of a voucher or a refund. If you are unable to attend due to contracting Covid 19 yourself then you will be offered the same options, an alternative date, a voucher or a refund.
  • A minimum of 4 people are required for the workshop to go ahead, if less than 4 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 no more than 6 people taking part in the workshop, so that we can adhere to social distancing.
  • 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 workshops are held on the first floor and unfortunately there is no lift.

Full Day Wire Jewellery Workshop

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

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

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

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.

Book here

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NEW - Wire Blooms One Workshop

A half day workshop £45

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 £50

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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