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March 2020

Fused Glass workshop

28 March 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
fused glass bowl workshop

Hazel Burnham is tutoring this hugely popular and rewarding workshop on how to make lovely fused glass items. Hazel will explain the intricate art and craft of glass fusing and then let you free reign as for what you would like to make. Past items include freestanding wavy table decorations, sun catchers, bowls and coasters. You will learn how to cut glass and how to decorate it. You will also understand terminology such as kiln, firing, slumping and frit. But…

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April 2020

Willow Hearts

25 April 2020 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Willow heart workshop

Random weave willow technique is used for this beautiful natural Willow heart decoration either for indoors or in the garden. Willow heart would make a lovingly presented gift for someone or you could of course keep it yourself. Willow craft is sustainable and the beauty of random weave is that when you learn the technique yourself you can improvise with other natural twigs and grasses to make your own version of the heart. The size of your willow heart will…

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May 2020

Whittle a Wooden Spoon

15 May 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
wooden spoon workshop

Whittling wooden spoons is a new workshop at the Blacksmith Shop Crafts. My degree is in designing and making furniture but I have never whittled a spoon. I have made a dining table and several chairs and benches but this will be my first try of carving a spoon. Hope you find this traditional greenwood craft as fascinating as I do. Dave Atkin from Woodwyrm is coming to tutor this half day workshop. We will be using axes, carving tools…

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October 2020

Weekly Sewing Club

8 October 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Old Blacksmith’s Shop, Foggathorpe
Nr Selby, Yorkshire Yo8 6PR United Kingdom
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learn to sew your own clothes

Weekly Sewing Club runs on Tuesdays and Thursdays 9.30 till 12.30. At the moment I have three people as a maximum number because of Covid 19. We undertake different projects depending on your interest. We have made variety of accessories, furnishings and clothing. Patchwork and quilting is also very well liked by the participants. At the moment both days are full but please get in touch if you would like to have a day of sewing with me and I…

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