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November 2019

HANDSEWN FABRIC BOXES (2 of 2)

November 10th at 18:30 to November 12th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Create a practical and decorative rectangular fabric box. Ideas for newbies, more elaborate designs for the experienced. Elaine Hicks (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/elaine-hicks) Residential: £233 Non-residential: £166 (Specialist items available from tutor) Elaine’s final course with us as she is retiring.

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THE APPEAL OF CROCHET

November 10th at 18:30 to November 13th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Follow demos and gain inspirational ideas to make wonderful crochet pieces. For an artistic twist, crochet can be added to stiff fabric and paper, wood, leather etc. Feel free to discuss possible project(s) beforehand: paulineturner@crochet.co.uk. Pauline Turner (Lancashire www.highamhall.com/pauline-turner) Residential: £328 Non-residential: £229

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UPHOLSTERY WEEKEND

November 15th at 18:30 to November 17th 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: £233 Non-residential: £166 (Materials from Tutor)

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WILLOW BASKET (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

November 18th at 18:30 to November 21st at 13:00
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* The return of 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: £348 Non-residential: £249 (inc. materials)

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CALICO GARDENS EMBROIDERY (WEEKEND

November 22nd at 18:30 to November 24th 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: £233 Non-residential: £166 (A THREE NIGHTER FOLLOWS)

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CALICO GARDENS EMBROIDERY (THREE 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: £328 Non-residential: £229 (Preceded by a WEEKEND)

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WOODCARVING: WHITTLING AND CARVING WILDLIFE (EVERYTHING PROVIDED)

November 27th at 18:30 to November 29th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

*NEW* Use various basic tools and techniques to create a finished bird, mammal or fish (including Song Thrush, Great Crested Grebe, Owl, Otter, Squirrel...) with suggestions on how to mount and display. Amaze yourself and, perhaps, develop a rewarding hobby. For both novices and developing carvers. David Harter (www.highamhall.com/david-harter) Ron Dickens has retired. Residential: £253 Non-residential: £186 (inc. materials) See also Sharon Littley’s RELIEF AND CREATIVE 16 October.

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FROM GLOW TO GLITTER: SEASONAL CREATIONS 2

November 27th at 18:30 to November 29th 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: £265 Non-residential: £198 (inc. materials) SEASONAL CREATIONS 1 is 28 October.

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CERAMIC RESTORATION

November 27th at 18:30 to December 1st 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: £423 Non-residential: £294

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December 2019

MONOPRINT WITH VEGA BRENNAN

December 1st at 18:30 to December 4th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Create layered prints with vibrant colours using a range of monoprint and monotype techniques. Learn how to construct a composition, also when and how to play fast and loose with the rules, embrace the accidental and enjoy the process. Aim for a mounted piece of work! Vega Brennan (Cumbria www.highamhall.com/vega-brennan) Residential: £328 Non-residential: £229 (Materials c£12)

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