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Workshops & Events

A list of workshops and courses I am running, plus attendance at craft shows and other events. Please check back regularly as I add further dates.

Please contact me to book the workshops held at Glewstone and Trumpet Corner Gallery. For all others, please contact the venue listed in bold text via the Links page.
"The creative adult is the child who has survived" - Ursula K Le Guin

2018

Sat 24 Feb: Painterly Polymer Clay Beads & Buttons
Trumpet Corner Gallery & Tearoom
,
Near Ledbury, HEREFORDSHIRE

26 Feb: Talk
Marden Arts & Crafts Society

2 Mar: A Polymer Clay Beads Day: Loops and Circles
2-4 Mar: Polymer Clay: Imitative Techniques
Knuston Hall, Irchester, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

15 Mar: Painterly Polymer Clay Beads & Buttons
Trumpet Corner Gallery & Tearoom
,
Near Ledbury, HEREFORDSHIRE

17 Mar: Shibori Bead Embroidery
Teme Valley Embroiders' Guild

21 Mar: Polymer Clay workshop - subject tbc
Home Studio, Glewstone, Ross-on-Wye, HEREFORDSHIRE

Sat 24 Mar: Shibori Bead Embroidered Pendant/Brooch
Using pleated silk dyed in lovely colours, you will create a beautiful pendant or brooch to wear home.
Home Studio, Glewstone, Ross-on-Wye, HEREFORDSHIRE

3-6 Apr: Jazzy Jewellery - Beaded, Knitted, Crocheted, Wired
Denman College, Abingdon, OXFORDSHIRE

8 Apr: Fabulous Flowers: The Millefiori Technique in Polymer Clay
Ardington School of Crafts
, Ardington, OXFORDSHIRE

Sat 14 Apr: Screen Printing on Polymer Clay
Use this simple technique to print patterns of your choice on to clay then create pendants, buttons and brooches.
Home Studio, Glewstone, Ross-on-Wye, HEREFORDSHIRE

Tue 17 Apr: Painterly Polymer Clay Beads & Buttons
Trumpet Corner Gallery & Tearoom
,
Near Ledbury, HEREFORDSHIRE

20-22 Apr: Guernsey Federation WI, Guernsey

16 May: Polymer Clay: Mokume Gane
Gloucestershire Federation WI

Sat 19 May: Knitted/Beaded Summer Cuff
This workshop combines knitting (no knowledge required) and bead weaving with fabric to create a lovely bracelet for Summer.
Home Studio, Glewstone, Ross-on-Wye, HEREFORDSHIRE

25-27 May: Jazzy Jewellery: Beaded, Knitted, Crocheted, Wired
Anglia Leisure Learning
, Crown Plaza Hotel, East Grinstead, WEST SUSSEX

1 Jun: Beautiful Buttons in Polymer Clay
1-3 Jun: Fantastic Feathers in Polymer Clay
Knuston Hall
, Irchester, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

6-8 Jun: Beadweaving for the More Experienced
Denman College
, Abingdon, OXFORDSHIRE

Sat 16 Jun: Extruded Canes in Polymer Clay
Using an extruder, you will create two different canes for creative, decorative jewellery and/or buttons.
Home Studio, Glewstone, Ross-on-Wye, HEREFORDSHIRE

29 Jun-1 Jul: I will be demonstrating and teaching a beaded bead earrings workshop at:
The Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts Show, NEC, BIRMINGHAM

2-5 Jul: Shibori Bead Embroidery, Northumberland Federation
Denman College, Abingdon, OXFORDSHIRE

Sat 7 Jul: Shibori Bead Embroidery
Somerset Stitch
, Spring Farm Arts, Moorlinch, SOMERSET

10 Jul: Pontrilas WI, HEREFORDSHIRE

12 Jul: Decorative Designs: Screen Printing on Polymer Clay
Ardington School of Crafts
, Ardington, OXFORDSHIRE

16-20 Jul: Jazzy Jewellery: Beaded, Knitted, Crocheted & Wired
Marlborough College Summer School
, Marlborough, WILTSHIRE

Sat 28 Jul: A Beaded Flower Pendant/Brooch
Using pretty glass flower and leaf beads, you will create a posy stitched onto fabric as a pedant, brooch or decorative piece to take home.
Home Studio, Glewstone, Ross-on-Wye, HEREFORDSHIRE

30 Jul-1 Aug: Summer Workshop Special
I will be teaching Filigree Swirls in Polymer Clay
Denman College, Abingdon, OXFORDSHIRE

Sun 12 Aug: Polymer Clay Buttons - Surface Bling Techniques
Somerset Stitch
, Spring Farm Arts, Moorlinch, SOMERSET

Fri 17-Sun 19 Aug: Beading Summer School
Bring your infinished projects or select a kit from my collection and indulge in a relaxing weekend of beading!
Home Studio, Glewstone, Ross-on-Wye, HEREFORDSHIRE

31 Aug-2 Sept: Shibori Bead Embroidery
Knuston Hall, Irchester, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

7-8 Sept: Talk & Shibori Bead Embroidery workshop
Friends in Stitch

8-16 Sept: H.Art Open Studios, HEREFORDSHIRE
Visit me in my home studio where I will be demonstrating and selling my kits and buttons and exhibiting finished work.

28 Sept: A Beaded Butterfly Scissor Case
Nature in Art, Twigworth, GLOUCESTERSHIRE

29 Sept: Painterly Polymer Clay Beads & Buttons
Create lots of beads and/or buttons using painting techniques, with no two being entirely the same.
Home Studio, Glewstone, Ross-on-Wye, HEREFORDSHIRE

5-7 Oct: Mother & Daughter Weekend
Denman College, Abingdon, OXFORDSHIRE

7-9 Oct: Beading the Russian Connection
Denman College, Abingdon, OXFORDSHIRE

Sat 13 Oct: Bezelling Cabochons
Learn how to bead a surround for a cabochon to create a pedant or brooch to wear home.
Home Studio, Glewstone, Ross-on-Wye, HEREFORDSHIRE

Wed 17 Oct: Luscious Layers of Polymer Clay: The Mokume Gane Technique
Ardington School of Crafts
, Ardington, OXFORDSHIRE

19-21 Oct: I will be demonstrating and teaching a polymer clay button making workshop at The Autumn Quilt Festival, Three Counties Showground, Malvern, WORCESTERSHIRE

2-4 Nov: Beaded Decorations for Christmas
Isle of Wight Federation,
Denman College, Abingdon, OXFORDSHIRE

Sat 10 Nov: Polymer Clay Decorations for Christmas
A day of playing with glitters, foils and all things sparkly to create beautiful pieces to adorn your home at Christmas.
Home Studio, Glewstone, Ross-on-Wye, HEREFORDSHIRE

23 Nov: Polymer Clay: Watercolour Effects
23-25 Nov: Tactile Texture: Fabric Inspirations in Polymer Clay
Knuston Hall
, Irchester, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

24-25 Nov: h.Art Open Studio Christmas Weekend 1
Visit my home studio for some leisurely, stress-free Christmas shopping!

28-30 Nov: Beaded Decorations for Christmas
Denman College, Abingdon, OXFORDSHIRE

1-2 Dec: h.Art Open Studio Christmas Weekend 2
Visit my home studio for some leisurely, stress-free Christmas shopping!

Sat 8 Dec: Beaded Decorations for Christmas
Create a sparkly snowflake and mini wreath using lots of lovely beads!
Home Studio, Glewstone, Ross-on-Wye, HEREFORDSHIRE