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May 2021

RUSKIN LACE

May 17th at 18:30 to May 19th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A Lake District speciality since 1884, using Needlepoint Lace techniques for drawn thread and cut linen work with geometric designs. Suitable for both beginner and experienced. Karen Quickfall (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/karen-quickfall) Residential: £242 Non-residential: £172 (If required, Starter Pack £12 from Tutor) Follows another course.

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GOLDWORK

May 19th at 18:30 to May 21st at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Goldwork covers all aspects of embroidery using metal threads and materials. Introducing beginners to the basic techniques and encouraging the experienced to develop their designs, everyone can work at their own pace with individual expert guidance throughout. Jane Matthews (Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/jane-matthews) Residential: £242 Non-residential: £172 (STITCHED BEADED JEWELLERY follows.

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JEWELLERY MAKING: TORCH-FIRED ENAMEL BEADS

May 19th at 18:30 to May 23rd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Every bead is unique! Experiment with different effects and colours for exciting necklace and earrings, or an unusual pendant. Thread professionally, use a variety of findings. Inspirational and fun for both existing beaders and newbies. Sharon Ford (Cambridge www.highamhall.com/sharon-ford) Residential: £451 Non-residential: £319 (inc. First bottle of MAPgas. Materials c£50 depending on project.)

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STITCHED BEADED JEWELLERY

May 21st at 18:30 to May 23rd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

New students may enjoy the thrill of making a first piece and the more experienced can develop skills, progressing towards Advanced with Projects to choose from. All abilities, from basic stitches developing through to freeform. Jane Matthews (Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/jane-matthews) Residential: £242 Non-residential: £172 GOLDWORK precedes.

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GET WEAVING!

May 23rd at 18:30 to May 26th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Explore the use of Colour and Texture. Dress a loom. Understand how to read pattern draft. Suitable for both absolute beginners and developing Weavers. Jan Beadle (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/jan-beadle) Residential: £340 Non-residential: £239 (Yarns £15 from Tutor)

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PATCHWORK QUILTING: NOUGHTS AND CROSSES

May 25th at 18:30 to May 28th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

A relaxing course in beautiful surroundings. Make one large quilt and have another small quilt with the off-cuts. A simple pattern suitable for all levels of experience. Lis Binns ( http://highamhall.com/organiser/lis-binns/) Residential: £340 Non-residential: £239

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June 2021

UPHOLSTERY WEEKEND

June 4th at 18:30 to June 6th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Hands-on! Bring chair, stool, ottoman, headboard... build up from scratch or just re-cover, tackle interior paddings with traditional or modern techniques. Simon will make prior contact to advise on materials. Simon Ireland (N. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/simon-ireland) Residential: £242 Non-residential: £172 (Materials from Tutor)

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CALICO GARDENS EMBROIDERY

June 8th at 18:30 to June 11th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Hand stitches in neutral shades with subtle enhancements creating texture and 3D effects. Beginners or experienced welcome, work on either a Calico Garden Sampler to frame or your own project. Angie Burt (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/angie-burt) Residential: £340 Non-residential: £239 (WEEKEND course follows)

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CALICO GARDENS EMBROIDERY (WEEKEND)

June 11th at 18:30 to June 13th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Hand stitches in neutral shades with subtle enhancements creating texture and 3D effects. Beginners or experienced welcome, work on either a Calico Garden Sampler to frame or your own project. Angie Burt (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/angie-burt) Residential: £242 Non-residential: £172 (Follows a 3 NIGHT course)

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LINO-CUT PRINT MAKING

June 13th at 18:30 to June 16th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

RESCHDULED COURSE NOT IN BROCHURE Create professional-looking cards and pictures from several lino-cuts using Easycut lino under the guidance of one of the UK's best - Clare's illustrations appear in books, magazines and packaging (and not just any packaging!). Clare Melinsky (Dumfriesshire www.highamhall.com/clare-melinsky) Residential: £340 Non-residential: £239 (Materials c£15)

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