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November 2018

KAY LEECH’S ‘CONNECTIONS’

November 11th at 13:00 to November 30th at 19:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Free exhibition by our first Friends of Higham Scholarship Student, who has incorporated aspects of several courses in a ranges of textile pieces linking geology, art and craft: a 6 ft quilted hanging based on the Geologic Timescale to a small 3D piece based upon a crystal geode and incorporating freeform crochet buttons. Exhibition runs from 11 - 30 Nov and Kay will be 'in residence' on Sat 17, Tue 20 and Thu 29 Nov (10am-5pm each day) FREE -…

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HANDSEWN FABRIC BOXES (2 of 2)

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

See 9 Nov. Elaine Hicks (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/elaine-hicks) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164 (Specialist items available from Tutor)

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CALICO GARDENS EMBROIDERY (3 NIGHT)

November 13th at 18:30 to November 16th 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: £324 Non-residential: £226

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TEXTILE ART USING HOOKY & PRODDY

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

Design and create an artistic hanging or rug from non-furnishing fabrics using this traditional technique on hessian backing. Bring scissors and your own scraps if you like. Equipment provided. Easy to get started, but can become a worthwhile obsession! Heather Ritchie (N. Yorkshire www.highamhall.com/heather-ritchie) Residential: £324 Non-residential: £226

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UPHOLSTERY WEEKEND

November 16th at 18:30 to November 18th 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: £231 Non-residential: £164 Materials at cost

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CROCHET PLAY AWAY

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

All levels: Enjoy the world of Crochet - Explore different techniques, pick up tips, develop skills through graded projects or, if experienced, even bring your own Unfinished Objects!. With time to play and experiment, get it right with gentle, inspirational guidance from the basics to more advanced, from an internationally respected expert. Feel free to discuss your possible project(s) beforehand: paulineturner@crochet.co.uk Pauline Turner (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/pauline-turner) Pauline was chosen as the 2018 Inductee for Crochet Guild of America Hall of Fame.…

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STAINED GLASS CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS

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

Make your own Christmas decorations and ornaments in Stained Glass - Nativity scenes, free standing angels, flying angels, Father Christmases etc. Tuition will be given in glass cutting, copper foiling and assembly. Bring your own designs or use those supplied. Bill Davies (Wirral www.highamhall.com/bill-davies) Residential: £324 Non-residential: £226

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CERAMIC RESTORATION

November 25th at 18:30 to November 29th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

If you have ever dropped or damaged a favourite dish or ornament you will appreciate the pleasure in learning how to restore it to its former glory. Coverage of the essentials (cleaning, re-assembly, building-up missing pieces and disguising mends) for beginners, or a refresher for those with some knowledge, with trouble shooting sessions dealing with specific issues. Sheila Maurice (Northumberland www.highamhall.com/sheila-maurice) Residential: £418 Non-residential: £291

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CHRISTMAS CREATIONS (MATERIALS PROVIDED)

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

Enjoy getting your Christmas decorations, both fresh and artificial, done in good time. Pieces include: table center piece, book-folded angel or tree, pillar candle platter and Christmas lantern arrangement. Back by popular demand the lit village lamp, with an alternative for repeat students. All provided - just bring scissors and a smile. Karen Neville (N. Yorks www.highamhall.com/karen-neville) Residential: £263 Non-residential: £196 inc. materials

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WOODBLOCK PRINTMAKING WEEKEND

November 30th at 18:30 to December 2nd at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Transform your own designs into print, perhaps for a Christmas card, using the fascinating media of woodcut and wood engraving. Use the plankwood technique of woodcut and end-grain wood engraving process, explore simple colour techniques. Complete beginners or experienced - be inspired to start a home industry! Peter Collins (Gloucestershire www.highamhall.com/peter-collins) Residential: £231 Non-residential: £164

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