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October 2020

PRINTMAKING WEEKEND

October 23rd at 18:30 to October 25th 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. Working with plywood, MDF, end-grain hardwood or plastic blocks, a wide range of styles is possible, whatever your art background. Suitable for complete beginners or experienced - be inspired to start a home industry! Peter Collins (Gloucestershire www.highamhall.com/peter-collins) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169

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PATCHWORK QUILTING: STAINED GLASS APPLIQUE

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

Using quick-bias tape you have the choice of 2 small or 1 large throw, with the choice of modern or traditional blocks. Janette Fairer (S. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/janette-fairer) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234 First of two successive courses due to demand.

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PATCHWORK QUILTING: STAINED GLASS APPLIQUE

October 26th at 18:30 to October 29th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Using quick-bias tape you have the choice of 2 small or 1 large throw, with the choice of modern or traditional blocks. Janette Fairer (S. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/janette-fairer) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234 Second of two successive courses due to demand.

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LACE – AS YOU LIKE IT

October 30th at 18:30 to November 1st at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Want to learn, or return to, the beautiful craft of Bobbin lacemaking? Have a lace pattern and need project advice? This is for you. All abilities welcome, including complete beginners. Jan Gardiner (Somerset www.highamhall.com/jan-gardiner) Residential: £238 Non-residential: £169 (Basic materials from Tutor c£5 -£10)

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November 2020

GILDED DECORATIVE TECHNIQUES

November 3rd at 18:30 to November 6th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Master a range of metallic media including real metal leaf, metallic transfer foils and metallic powders for flat and textured surfaces – suitable for use on a variety of artwork including paint, collage, print and card. Explore colouring and texturing techniques, layer and distress samples, and embellish your own artwork. Jo Mabbutt (Surrey www.highamhall.com/jo-mabbutt) Residential: £335 Non-residential: £234 (materials at cost)

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WILLOW BASKET (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

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

An old favourite! Work with Cumbria basket maker Phil Bradley to learn the techniques involved in English roundwork basketry. We will cover some of the basic elements of working with willow as well as, taking a look at the growing, harvesting and managing of willow beds. Phil Bradley (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/phil-bradley) Residential: £355 Non-residential: £254 (inc. Materials)

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CHRISTMAS CREATIONS

November 15th at 18:30 to November 17th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Arrangements using artificial and fresh material will include a snowflake lit wreath, a cone and a candle table centerpiece, a star wreath, a book folded Fairyhouse/Birdhouse/Greenhouse, a long candlelit bauble arrangement, a lit wineglass and a candle platter. All materials provided so come along and enjoy! Karen Neville (N. Yorks www.highamhall.com/karen-neville) Residential: £270 Non-residential: £201 (inc. Materials) A repreat (due to demand) is on is 29/11.

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CERAMIC RESTORATION

November 20th at 18:30 to November 23rd 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: £431 Non-residential: £299

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JEWELLERY MAKING: TORCH-FIRED ENAMEL BEADS

November 22nd at 18:30 to November 26th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* 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: £446 Non-residential: £314 (inc. First bottle of MAPgas. Materials c£50 depending on project.)

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CALICO GARDENS EMBROIDERY (3 NIGHT)

November 24th at 18:30 to November 27th 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: £335 Non-residential: £234 (WEEKEND course follows)

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