Take time out and treat yourself to an inspirational workshop. You can switch off and relax as we will look after you whilst you concentrate on learning new skills and making beautiful things.
We offer fun and friendly workshops in a relaxed and sociable environment. Book a workshop for yourself and a friend too so that you can have fun indulging your creativity together. You have the opportunity to gain a more in depth knowledge of sewing, felt making, weaving, dyeing, batik, silk painting, spinning and lots more.
Join us in our light and airy Chorlton garden studio and make the most of our custom built, well equipped studio full of inspirational books and examples for you to peruse.
Popular courses at Craft Workshops Beetle Felt StudioCalling all crochet lovers, Charly Lamb is keen to pass on her skills to you. No matter what your skill level we'll have you crocheting to a more advanced standard in no time! Cost £45.00 for 3 sessions including materials, equipment and refreshments23 Chatburn Road, Manchester, M21 0XPLearn a variation of the Navajo Indian woven basket technique to create your own decorative coiled basket or mat. Wrap fabric or yarn around a cord, coil it, stitch it and and watch as your basket gradually grows. You will also have the option to use various pliable natural materials including pine ...23 Chatburn Road, Manchester, M21 0XP
From£38per courseLearn how to make a fabulous felt purse using the magical technique of creating a seamless product with sheep’s fleece Using a range of colourful fleece you will learn how to make a purse which has no stitched seams. You will learn how to incorporate threads and fabrics into the fel...23 Chatburn Road, Manchester, M21 0XP
16 courses at Craft Workshops Beetle Felt StudioExperiment and explore the endless possibilities of making abstract felt shapes. Using a resist, we shall manipulate the felt into weird and wonderful forms. Make your own template and use it to create a new shape around a form.23 Chatburn Road, Manchester, M21 0XP
Most recently she has been working as a Fashion & Textile lecturer at Birmingham University, a Secondary School Textile Teacher and before that an Art lecturer. She is a member of the International Felt makers Association.What Carol Mowl teaches
Textile Arts and CraftsWhich of Carol Mowl's courses are coming up?
Carol is particularly interested in inventing new and exciting felt that utilises the unique qualities of wool. Each piece is individually made with particular attention to detail. She is inspired by natural forms and paints landscapes to be translated into felt pictures. Her work shows great attention to detail and uses unusual felt making techniques. She has exquisite taste in colour and style producing highly desirable and aesthetically pleasing pieces.
An experienced artist and tutor, Maggie studied textiles and the ancient art of papermaking in Japan, and sculpture and spatial design in the UK. She has exhibited fibre artworks both in Japan and UK. Her creative interests are broad and she has particular interest in drawing.What Maggie Holland teaches
Abstract Art, Printing, Paper makingWhich of Maggie Holland's courses are coming up?
Relaxed and friendly manner
Sally is a skilled artist and works magic with mosaic she is also an experienced tutor. At present Sally has work in the craft shop at The Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester. She has undertaken many private commissions as well as selling in various galleries throughout the UK. She has also worked with school groups, with textiles, paper mach� and mosaic. In 2010 She was involved with the Didsbury Arts Festival running both adult and children's Mosaic workshops. At present she is running Mosaic workshops at the Eden Project in Cornwall.What Sally Almond teaches
Mosaic, water colourWhich of Sally Almond's courses are coming up?
Relaxed and friendly manner
Dee is an experienced spinner and natural dyer, she has worked on many textile projects including making a beautiful hand dyed and hand spun rug. She particularly enjoys producing and experimenting with making spun yarn out of different natural materials. She is also a qualified Multimedia and Communications Designer.What Dee Sayce teaches
Spinning, Natural DyeingWhich of Dee Sayce's courses are coming up?
Dee is enthusiastic about the subjects she teaches and she has oodles of patience. She will also give you some of the background history to the crafts.
Juliette Hamilton studied textile design, specialising in weave at Manchester Metropolitan University and went on to have a career designing embroidery for Marks and Spencers. She set up her own soft furnishing business after having her first child and after her second child she decided to change career completely.What Juliette Hamilton teaches
Willow Weaving, Chicken, Willow Obelisk, Hare, Basket.Which of Juliette Hamilton's courses are coming up?
Juliette is now a garden designer and willow weaver, selling willow at artisan markets and fairs and making sculptures from commissions. She also runs workshops at various places including Arley Hall.
Charly has oodles of patience and is a great crocheting champion. She specialises in little crochet animals and will show you how to get to grips with granny squares and flower brooches.What Charly Lamb teaches
CrochetWhich of Charly Lamb's courses are coming up?
Charly has a patient and gentle style of teaching and gives you lots of individual attention. the groups are kept small and you can have as much coffee and cake as you like.
Where it happens at Craft Workshops Beetle Felt Studio
Beetle Felt Studio
23 Chatburn Road Chorlton Manchester United Kingdom
Light and airy custom built well equipped craft studio, full of inspirational books and examples for you to peruse.53.439777 -2.266414
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