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June 2024

Silver Clay for Beginners with Louisa McCartney – Dogstar Silver

Saturday 22nd June, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
The Craft Room, 24a Frances Street
Newtownards, BT23 7DN United Kingdom
£65.00 2 tickets left

In this introductory workshop you will learn the fascinating craft of jewellery making with silver clay. Louisa will guide you in the design, creation and firing of your own piece of fine, silver jewellery to take home. All materials will be supplied. Refreshments included. The workshop space at The Craft Room is on the first floor, accessed via a short flight of stairs

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July 2024

Dorset Button Making with Debbie McCann – Wee Yarn Designs

Monday 1st July, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm BST
The Craft Room, 24a Frances Street
Newtownards, BT23 7DN United Kingdom
£35.00 6 tickets left

Dorset Button making began in the 1600s in Shaftsbury, Dorset. It became a thriving cottage industry promoting independence and security for many women and families. Sadly, the introduction of the button making machine in 1851 caused the industry to go into decline. Dorset Button making is now considered a heritage craft, and once mastered can be adapted to create everything from beautiful buttons to jewellery and decorative art. In this workshop participants are taken through the history of the Dorset…

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August 2024

Making Paper Birds with Adele Pound Art

Tuesday 6th August, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm BST
The Craft Room, 24a Frances Street
Newtownards, BT23 7DN United Kingdom
£25.00 6 tickets left

Make your own paper bird decorations with wildlife artist, Adele Pound! Following instructions and demonstrations, participants will learn simple paper cutting and folding techniques in order to cut and assemble a paper bird decoration. Adele will have several designs to choose form and participants will be able to make more than one decoration, time permitting. All materials and tools will be supplied. Refreshments included. The workshop space at The Craft Room is on the first floor, accessed via a short…

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Dorset Button Making with Debbie McCann – Wee Yarn Designs

Friday 9th August, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm BST
The Craft Room, 24a Frances Street
Newtownards, BT23 7DN United Kingdom
£35.00 6 tickets left

Dorset Button making began in the 1600s in Shaftsbury, Dorset. It became a thriving cottage industry promoting independence and security for many women and families. Sadly, the introduction of the button making machine in 1851 caused the industry to go into decline. Dorset Button making is now considered a heritage craft, and once mastered can be adapted to create everything from beautiful buttons to jewellery and decorative art. In this workshop participants are taken through the history of the Dorset…

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