Christmas themed workshops

Christmas decorations workshop

This class is suitable for complete beginners and will enable you to make fused glass and copper foiled decorations. You will start by making a  copper foiled sun catcher using a pre-cut design from a selection available on the day, (5 point star, 6 point star, or Christmas tree), you will be shown the foiling technique and upon completion you will be able to take it home at the end of the workshop

Then we will move onto glass fusing. You will learn how to cut the glass and assemble the glass ready for fusing in the kiln. You will be shown samples of how to make tree decorations or you may wish to make a small freestanding S-curve with a Christmas theme. There will be some pre-cut elements available so that you can make snowmen or reindeer decorations (maximum of 4 decs per person). Due to the firing process you will need to return to the studio to collect your pieces up to one week later.

Cost £45.00 per student (max 6 per workshop)

Dates and Times for this workshop 2 x sessions per day (  10am - 12.30 noon and 2pm - 4.30pm (except Friday 19th November this is 10am to 12.30pm only)

Friday 19-11-21 (2 spaces), Saturday 20-11-21(morning session full), Friday 3-12-21 (Afternoon session Full), Saturday 4-12-21(2 (afternoon session 2 spaces ) 12-12-21 All full

Copper foiled Christmas tree tea light workshop 

In this class you will have the opportunity to make a large copper foiled freestanding Christmas tree, approximately 30cm tall. You will cut the 4 sections of stained glass, apply the copper foil to each piece then before soldering it altogether. You will add decorative wires and beads as well as a base to enable the tree to stand. At the end of the workshop you will be able to take your completed tree away with you.

Cost £50.00 per student (max 4 per workshop)  

Sunday 21-11-21 10.30 to 3pm with 30 mins for lunchbreak (2 x spaces left)

Copper foiled stained glass house workshop

The students will have the choice of making one of the following glass houses

Option 1 – Assemble a Pre-painted and pre-cut stained glass house. The students will be shown how to apply the copper foil, then solder and assemble the house.  

Option 2 – The house will have preinstalled self-adhesive lead windows and doors you will then foil the pieces and assemble the house made of clear (textured) glass. Finally add colour by using air drying glass paints. 

Note - The paints may need to dry a little before the student can take their house away (about 40mins)

Cost £45.00 per student (max 4 per workshop)

Dates of workshops

Sunday 14-11-21 2 x workshops 10am-1pm and 2-5pm Cancelled 

Christmas Lanterns workshop

This is an opportunity to create your own bespoke fused glass panels to replace the original plain glass. These can be Christmas themed or another design of your choice. The base glass will be clear transparent glass and you will have access to a whole range of coloured sheet glass, frit and stringers etc. The cost of this workshop includes the lantern and the your panels will be fitted into your lantern ready for you to collect the following week.  

Cost £70.00per student (max 4 per workshop)  

Dates of workshops 

Sunday 28-11-21 2 x workshops 10-1pm (2 x spaces)  and 2-5pm (full)