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

Education

 

Adult Workshops: Jul-Sep

July, August, September 2022

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

List of classes for the full year

 

Fri 15th Jul - Silver Clay - Grainne Reynolds

See: https://www.timestotreasure.co.uk/classes

grainne@timestotreasure.co.uk
Tel 07808078418

 

Sat 16th Jul - Silver Clay - Grainne Reynolds

See: https://www.timestotreasure.co.uk/classes

grainne@timestotreasure.co.uk
Tel 07808078418

 

Sat 23rd Jul - Bery Basket - Nina Stockings

Make this beautiful berry collecting basket with a smooth tactile wrapped handle, just in time for collecting blackberries. During the day you will learn about how the willow is grow, harvested and processed. You will learn several key weaving techniques and choose from a selection of natural willow colours. Refreshments provided please bring your own lunch.

Time: 9.30-16.30

Cost: £75

To book: https://cademy.co.uk/green-spiral-willow

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

 

Sat 13th/Sun 14th Aug - Driftwood sculpture - Nina Stockings

In this exciting new 2-day workshop you will get the opportunity to let your creative spirit run wild. Day one chose your framework from a selection of driftwood, found wood, and harvested wood. Take a little time to imagine how you would like your sculpture to look and then with a little guidance and help build your sculpture by binding your chosen pieces together ready to weave into on day two. This is the perfect opportunity to explore your ideas and you are guarateed to come away with a completely unique and personal piece of art.

Refreshments provided, please bring your own lunch

Time: 9.30-16.00 Fri/Sat

Cost: £130

To book: https://cademy.co.uk/green-spiral-willow

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

 

Sat 27th Aug - Stacking Rings Workshop - Natalie Chan

In this full day course, held at the stunning Walford Mill in Wimborne Dorset, you will start at the very beginning with a brief introduction to the essential tools used by Silversmiths and jewellers around the world. The ‘Introduction to stacking rings’ course is designed for complete beginners who want to learn the basic silversmithing techniques. You will then go on to make 3 stacking rings (1 copper and 2 sterling silver) to either gift or wear with pride at the end of the day.

The course will include;

* Introduction to the tools of silversmithing and how to correctly use them to go onto making more goodies at home. (All tools will be provided on the day for you to use).
* Introduction to texturing metals; hammering, line hammering, stamping etc
* Introduction to measuring, cutting and preparing metals for soldering and joining.
* Introduction to filing, sanding, polishing and finishing - to achieve a professional finish.

On the day, once shown how to use the tools, how to achieve a textured surface and how to join metals, you will be guided through making 2 silver stacking rings and 1 copper ring for you to take home in your very own ‘I made this’ pouch.

Time: 10am - 4pm
Cost £80+materials

For further details and to book a place visit:

https://www.peekingduckjewellery.com/product-page/stacking-rings-workshops

Sat 10th Sep - Silver Clay - Grainne Reynolds

See: https://www.timestotreasure.co.uk/classes

grainne@timestotreasure.co.uk
Tel 07808078418

 

Fri 16th Sep - Foraging Basket - Nina Stockings

Make a large foraging/flower basket like this one, to use for collecting wild mushrooms and berries…or produce from your garden. You will learn several different weaves and then you can get creative by choosing your own combination of natural willow colours. Then complete your basket with a beautiful tactile wrapped handle.

Refreshments provided, please bring your own lunch.

Time: 9.30-16.30

Cost: £75

To book: https://cademy.co.uk/green-spiral-willow

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

 

Sat 17th Sep - Stacking Rings Workshop - Natalie Chan

In this full day course, held at the stunning Walford Mill in Wimborne Dorset, you will start at the very beginning with a brief introduction to the essential tools used by Silversmiths and jewellers around the world. The ‘Introduction to stacking rings’ course is designed for complete beginners who want to learn the basic silversmithing techniques. You will then go on to make 3 stacking rings (1 copper and 2 sterling silver) to either gift or wear with pride at the end of the day.

The course will include;

* Introduction to the tools of silversmithing and how to correctly use them to go onto making more goodies at home. (All tools will be provided on the day for you to use).
* Introduction to texturing metals; hammering, line hammering, stamping etc
* Introduction to measuring, cutting and preparing metals for soldering and joining.
* Introduction to filing, sanding, polishing and finishing - to achieve a professional finish.

On the day, once shown how to use the tools, how to achieve a textured surface and how to join metals, you will be guided through making 2 silver stacking rings and 1 copper ring for you to take home in your very own ‘I made this’ pouch.

Time: 10am - 4pm
Cost £80+materials

For further details and to book a place visit:

https://www.peekingduckjewellery.com/product-page/stacking-rings-workshops

Sat 24th Sep - Silver Clay - Grainne Reynolds

See: https://www.timestotreasure.co.uk/classes

grainne@timestotreasure.co.uk
Tel 07808078418

 

Sun 25th Sep - Introduction to Reduction Lino Cutting - Robin Mackenzie

This one-day workshop is perfect for beginners looking to learn a new technique.

You will be taught the principles of designing for print, how to separate your design into two colours, methods for cutting lino, and how to print a two colour reduction print on Robin's 1854 Albion press.

Venue: Walford Mill
Time: 10.30am - 4pm
Cost: £70 (All materials are provided for each class)

Please contact Robin on 07979 812083 or email robin@robinmackenzie.co.uk to book