Walford Mill Crafts, Knobcrook Road, off Stone Lane, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1NL
01202 841400  info@walfordmillcrafts.co.uk

Education

 

Adult Workshops

Here at Walford Mill Crafts we deliver a comprehensive workshop programme using local and nationally recognised makers. Please see below for information on all forthcoming workshops at Walford Mill Crafts.

Please note some classes require you to purchase extra materials or to bring materials and/or equipment with you. Please contact the tutor for details of materials and equipment needed for each class.

Booking is essential for all workshops and is done direct with the tutor.

Walford Mill reserves the right to cancel, postpone or alter published arrangements at their discretion.

Note: new classes are being added all the time and may appear part way through the list, a careful browse is recommended!

Unless stated otherwise all classes are held in our ground floor (wheelchair accessible) education room.

Saturday 10th August 2019 - Shibori and Indigo with - Tiggy Rawling

Saturday 7th September 2019 - Silver Clay Inspired by Nature - with Grainne Reynolds


 

Saturday 14th September 2019 - Shibori and Indigo - with Tiggy Rawling

Friday 20th September Willow Workshops: Fruit Basket - with Nina Stockings

 

Saturday 21st September 2019 - Bring Your Own Day - with Jen Goodwin

 

Sunday 22nd September 2019 - Introduction to Reduction Lino Cutting - with Robin Mackenzie

 

Saturday 28th September 2019 - Introduction to Silver Clay - with Claire Marshall

 

Saturday 5th October 2019 - A Touch of Gold - Silver Clay  - with Grainne Reynolds 

 

Saturday 12th October - Harbour Workshop - with Michelle

 

Friday 18th October 2019 - Willow Workshops: Bee Skep - with Nina Stockings

 

Saturday 19th October 2019 - Mosaicing a robin  or an  angel - with Natalie Guy

 

Sunday 20th October 2019 - Introduction to Wood Engraving - with Robin Mackenzie

 
 
Saturday 26th October - Mindful Art Masterclasses - with Holly Gatrell  

Sunday 27th October 2019 - Mosaicing a Mosaic Mandala - with Natalie Guy

 
 

Saturday 2nd November - Introduction to papercutting - with Zara Saganic

 

Saturday 9th November - Silver Clay Sparkly Gemstone Ring workshop - with Grainne Reynolds

In this wonderful one day workshop you will learn how to make your very own  beautiful textured silver ring using magical silver clay.

You will learn…

  • How to size and form a seamless ring band from silver clay.
  • How to add texture to your ring band.
  • How to create and add decorative elements and a sparkly cubic zirconia gem stones.
  • How to finish, polish and patinate your ring.


You will go home wearing your very own silver ring.

Previous experience of using silver clay is helpful but not essential as youwill be guided through each step.

Material fee of approx £25 is payable directly to the tutor on the day.  I will also have a selection of lab created cubic zirconia which can be bought on the day to add some sparkle to your designs.

Venue: Walford Mill
Date: Saturday 9th November
Time: 10am-4.30pm
Cost: £75 ( plus a material fee approx £25)

To book visit: https://www.timestotreasure.co.uk/events/silver-clay-sparkly-gemstone-rings

 

Friday 15th November - Willow Workshops: Bird Feeders - with Nina Stockings

Make two attractive willow bird feeders, one to fill with fat balls and another to fill with suet.    These make great additions to your garden or thoughful handmade gifts.   Our wild birds rely on this extra feed during cold and wet winters and will be regular visitors to your feeders.    Enjoy a morning or afternoon of craft with cake and hot drink. 

Venue: Walford Mill Crafts
Date: Friday 15th November 2019 (FULLY BOOKED)
Time: 10am to 12.30pm OR 1.30pm to 4pm
Cost: £30 per 2.5hr class per person (small classes of up to 6)

For more information or to book a workshop please call Nina on 07491 130423 or email: yanina.s.ys@gmail.com

 

Saturday 16th November 2019 - Bring Your Own Day - with Jen Goodwin

Jen’s classes are held at Walford Mill Crafts in Wimborne, Dorset, please be aware that the class room is accessed via 3 flights of stairs. Places are limited to ensure everyone gets individual attention. Booking is essential for all classes and a materials charge is payable on the day.

Bring Your own days:

  • Expert advice on hand, any techniques covered
  • Bring along any project that needs a kickstart
  • Bring along inspiration for new projects that needs a starting point

 

September 21st, November 16th

Booking is essential. Classes run on the Saturdays listed above from 10am – 4pm. Tea, coffee and biscuits are available all day. Lunch break is 1pm-2pm, please remember to bring along a packed lunch or book a table at the Millstream Bistro. Sessions cost £40 plus any materials used.

Booking: http://www.jengoodwinembroidery.com/learn/

 

 

Saturday 23rd November - Drawing and Painting Classes "Inspired by Nature" - with Julie Herring

Get closer to nature, by ‘Drawing from observation’ with tuition and guidance by Artist/Tutor, Julie Herring

Friendly, adult classes, suitable for beginners and improvers. Enjoy the Mill, riverbank and natural surroundings. Indoor or outdoor sketching. New classes for 2019 and 2020.

Venue: Walford Mill
Date: Saturday 23rd November 2019
Time: 10.30am-3.30pm
Cost: £45 per student

Booking essential. Please call or email Julie for bookings and further information.

Julie Herring, Artist/Tutor
tel: 07720 353454
e: info@earth-art.org.uk www.earth-art.org.uk

 

Sunday 24th November 2019 - Needle-Felted Animal Pictures - with Linda Courtney

Creating an animal picture on fabric using wool fibres and needle-felting techniques.

All materials are provided and the equipment necessary will be available for you to use during the session.

There will be plenty of reference pictures but feel free to bring along a photo of a favourite animal or pet.

With an all day session the aim is to provide a relaxed environment where you can work at your own pace but if you are a fast worker then there will be other mini projects to try!

Tea/Coffee and Cake provided but please bring along a packed lunch.

Venue: Walford Mill Crafts
Date: Sunday 24th November 2019
Time: 10am to 4pm
Cost: £45 per person (includes materials)

Booking is essential - email lindacourtneyslee@yahoo.co.uk or phone 01202 691145

 

Saturday 30th November 2019 - Introduction to Silver Clay - with Claire Marshall

Come and explore the magical world of Silver Clay.

On this one day introductory course you will learn how to handle, roll, texture, cut, fire and finish your own designs.

By the end of the day you will have two or three pieces of (hallmark quality 999) Silver Jewellery ready to wear on your way home, along with plenty of new skills.

Small class sizes in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

This course is perfect for beginners or those wishing to refresh their skills.

Plenty of tea coffee and delicious biscuits available throughout the day.

Venue: Walford Mill Crafts
Date: Saturday 28th September 2019
Time: 10am to 4pm
Cost: £70 per person ( including 7g of Silver Clay )

FULLY BOOKED

For more information and to book a place on this workshop please contact: claire@northskyjewellery.co.uk


Saturday 7th December - Drawing and Painting Classes "Inspired by Nature" - with Julie Herring

Get closer to nature, by ‘Drawing from observation’ with tuition and guidance by Artist/Tutor, Julie Herring

Friendly, adult classes, suitable for beginners and improvers. Enjoy the Mill, riverbank and natural surroundings. Indoor or outdoor sketching. New classes for 2019 and 2020.

Venue: Walford Mill
Date: Saturday 7th December 2019
Time: 10.30am-3.30pm
Cost: £45 per student

Booking essential. Please call or email Julie for bookings and further information.

Julie Herring, Artist/Tutor
tel: 07720 353454
e: info@earth-art.org.uk www.earth-art.org.uk

 
Sunday 8th December - Ginza Bauble workshop by Jen Kent

This is a workshop for Jen Kent's latest Christmas Bauble design. In this wonderful one day workshop you will learn how to make your very own beaded Christmas bauble in CRAW (Cubic Right Angle Weave).

Previous beading experience is helpful but you will be guided through each step.

Venue: Walford Mill
Date: Sunday 8th December
Time: 10am-4.00pm
Cost: £35 (material fees approx £40-50 and a requirement list will be sent out)

To book contact Claire Ambler - ambjen1@talktalk.net

Wednesday 11th December - Willow Workshops: Luxury Christmas wreaths  - with Nina Stockings

Get creative and design a fabulous luxury festive wreath using a fresh willow round template.  Build your wreath using  juniper, fir, holly, ivy, red dogwood, dried oranges and limes, cinnamon sticks, star anise, cones, satin and velvet ribbon and much more. Your wreath will be bursting with colour and will smell wonderful. 

Festive refreshments included

 

Venue: Walford Mill Crafts
Date: Wednesday 11th December 2019
Time: 10.30am to 1.30pm
Cost: £45 per class per person - materials included

FULLY BOOKED

For more information or to book a workshop please call Nina on 07491 130423 or email: yanina.s.ys@gmail.com

Friday 13th December - Willow Workshops: Luxury Christmas wreaths - with Nina Stockings

Get creative and design a fabulous luxury festive wreath using a fresh willow round template. Build your wreath using juniper, fir, holly, ivy, red dogwood, dried oranges and limes, cinnamon sticks, star anise, cones, satin and velvet ribbon and much more. Your wreath will be bursting with colour and will smell wonderful.

Festive refreshments included

 

Venue: Walford Mill Crafts
Date: Friday 13th December 2019
Time: 10.30am to 1.30pm
Cost: £45 per class per person - materials included

FULLY BOOKED

For more information or to book a workshop please call Nina on 07491 130423 or email: yanina.s.ys@gmail.com