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Arts, Crafts and Textiles


We have a range of different art and craft courses so you’re sure to find something that sparks your interest. Whether you’re new to the world of art and craft and looking for inspiration, would like to make something beautiful for a loved one, or want a qualification to add to your CV we can help. From knitting, millinery and sewing, to jewellery-making and ceramics you’ll be spoilt for choice.

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Introduction to Soap Stone Carving

Soapstone is a beautifully coloured soft stone and you will understand and use carving techniques to create a small sculpture.

Sewing Skills: Customising/Altering Improvers with Enterprise Skills

Learn how to customer and alter garments using the correct techniques.

Sewing Machine/Dressmaking Skills Improvers with Enterprise Skills

Learn how to use sewing machines and other equipment while constructing garments and accessories using the correct techniques.

Dressmaking: Professional Finishes

Finish your garments to professional standards!

Jewellery Workshop

This one day workshop is suitable for anyone wishing to learn different techniques for making jewellery.

  • silver jewellery

Screen Printing

This course is for you if you have an interest in screen-printing. You will have guided studio time to develop your skills and knowledge in this specialist area and be encouraged to explore creative design processes through to printed outcomes…

Sewing Skills: Mixed Textiles Crafts

Completing this short course will give you sound a basis for further learning in sewing skills.

Ceramics Studio Practice

This course offers students the opportunity of time and expertise of working in a specialist ceramic studio to extend skills and knowledge beyond a beginners course.  Working alongside like-minded students to exchange ideas and share skills is a further benefit…

Fashion and Pattern Cutting

This is a 10 week course for anyone who has an interest in pattern cutting or fashion construction.

Stained Glass for Beginners

The course gives you the opportunity to enjoy learning new skills, and to build confidence in using a variety of materials and equipment.

Sewing Skills: Fabric Journals (NCFE Level 1)

This course give you the opportunity to explore making fabric and paper books/journals.

Ceramics - Introduction / Intermediate / Advanced

You will develop your practical and design skills through personal projects.

  • PCDL

Dressmaking/Pattern Making (NCFE Level 1)

Learn the basics of dressmaking and make a dress/ garment. Make your own patterns and garments to fit yourself.

Dressmaking (NCFE Level 1)

You will learn how to sew and construct simple garments and accessories using the correct techniques.

Sewing Machine Skills (NCFE Level 1)

This course is ideal for beginners, wanting to learn how to sew. 

Sewing Skills (NCFE Level 1)

This sewing course will unleash your creativity making accessories for yourself and others!

Sewing Skills: Vintage Inspired (NCFE Level 1)

This course will help to improve and develop your sewing skills whether you are a beginner or improver.

Stained Glass (NCFE Level 1)

The course gives you the opportunity to enjoy learning new skills, and to build confidence in using a variety of materials and equipment.

Cake Decoration - Beginners (NCFE Level 1)

The course will enable you to learn many cake decorating techniques and to produce a professional looking celebration cake and more.

Cake Decoration (NCFE Level 1)

This course will enhance your skills in decorating cakes.

Cake Decoration Skills

This course offers the opportunity to develop and improve piping skills, brush embroidery, lace work, string work, tube embroidery, scrolls etc.

Jewellery: Mixed Jewellery (NCFE Level 1)

This course aims to teach the learner some of the basic jewellery making skills.

  • silver jewellery

Jewellery: Silversmithing (NCFE Level 1)

This course is for improvers.. You will explore a number of skills suitable for making jewellery and other decorative items from home.  Basic metal craft skills can be used in many different ways to change the appearance of metals…

  • silver jewellery

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