Craft Community is a brand new monthly creative club for adults, where participants will learn new craft skills and techniques, work on craft projects, enjoy making in a relaxed informal group, meet new people, discover more about creativity and what you enjoy creating!!
As part of the Let’s Create Leigh Park project funded by The Arts Council, Craft Community will become part of our programmed offer over the next 18 months!
So, if you are a novice looking to learn new crafts, Or an expert looking to share your passion with like minded folk, Or are you simply looking for something interesting to do on a Tuesday evening – then Craft Community is for you!!
Craft Community takes place on the second Tuesday of every month from 7-8.30pm and all material and equipment will be provided along with refreshments.
The sessions will introduce a new craft each month and will be run by Tanya and Bethany – ‘Wood and Daughters’ – two craft enthusiasts who are looking forward to meeting you!
Find out more about the upcoming sessions below and if you’re feeling inspired, click on the button to book your space! This whole project has been subsidised by The Arts Council so the price is only £5 a session, and if you’re a Leigh Park respident, then they’re only £3. These classes will sell out so book early to avoid dissapointment.
WHAT'S COMING UP:
08 August – Mark Making and Doodles
Introducing mark making and doodling. Discover how these humble techniques can be used to start drawing, designing and can be an artwork in their own right. Start a sketchbook, make a doodlet or fill a page the choice is yours.
12 September – Buttons – functional and decorative
Raid your button box and learn how many different ways you can sew on a button from
functional to decorative. Use these techniques to create wonderful embellished textiles.
10 October – Basic Crochet
We will be teaching basic crochet. A great skill for those keeping their hands busy. We will be making crocheted brooches and/ or beaded crochet necklaces.
14 November – Collage
We will be exploring collage to create simple, eye catching greeting cards for the festive season and beyond. Collage is a great way to make lots of designs, so you will soon have a bundle ready to send!
12 December – Festive Felt
Get ready for Christmas and special events by making decorations with felt. Learn applique, decorative stitching with all the trimmings for many occasions.
Let’s Create Leigh Park is a funded project for 18 months, kindly supported by The Arts Council England.