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Sewing Dressmaking Beginners - Term 2 Wed AM

This course will teach learners about the principles of dressmaking including pattern selection and cutting/ fabric selection, tools of the trade and basic alterations. (more)

Wed, Jan 16, 2019 to Wed, Mar 27 2019
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Sewing Dressmaking Beginners - Term 2 Wed PM

This course will teach learners about the principles of dressmaking including pattern selection and cutting/ fabric selection, tools of the trade and basic alterations. (more)

Wed, Jan 16, 2019 to Wed, Mar 27 2019
12:30 PM to 3:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

(ACL) Sewing Dressmaking Beginners - Term 3 Wed AM

This course will teach learners about the principles of dressmaking including pattern selection and cutting/ fabric selection, tools of the trade and basic alterations. (more)

Wed, May 01, 2019 to Wed, Jun 26 2019
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Sewing Dressmaking Beginners - Term 3 Wed PM

This course will teach learners about the principles of dressmaking including pattern selection and cutting/ fabric selection, tools of the trade and basic alterations. (more)

Wed, May 01, 2019 to Wed, Jun 26 2019
12:30 PM to 3:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Beading and Jewellery Making Term 3 Thur AM

You will learn how to make beautiful beaded items of jewellery including earrings, necklaces and bracelets (more)

Thu, May 02, 2019 to Thu, Jun 27 2019
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Making Art in the Gallery (Leeds Art Gallery)

This course offers the opportunity to create artwork within a fantastic and interesting venue. Take inspiration from your surroundings and ultimately exhibit your work in the Leeds Art Gallery education area. On this course, you'll: \bullet experiment with materials, including acrylics, pastels and inks \bullet make drawings in the gallery…(more)

Wed, Jan 16, 2019 to Wed, Mar 27 2019
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Leeds Art Gallery
Provided by East Street Arts

Learn Painting and Drawing Techniques - (Inkwell)

Do you enjoy drawing and painting? Want to improve your skills? This beginner- friendly course is for you. On this fantastic course at Inkwell, you will t ake inspiration from other artists' work to create your own . You will use drawing techniques , experiment with new materials , (…(more)

Tue, Jan 15, 2019 to Tue, Mar 26 2019
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (2 hours) at Inkwell
Provided by East Street Arts

Mindful Textiles: Sculptural Textiles (Feel Good Factor)

Combine mindfulness with creative craft in this course exploring sculptural textiles. On this course, you'll: \bullet turn pieces of fabric into beautiful sculptural forms using simple textile techniques \bullet create decorative or wearable pieces \bullet learn mindful techniques and exercises, which will open and close each session (more)

Thu, Jan 17, 2019 to Thu, Mar 28 2019
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Feel Good Factor
Provided by East Street Arts

Textile Arts (Inkwell)

On this fantastic Textile Arts course, you will use your own experiences and ideas to develop your skills and create textile artwork in supportive surroundings. On this course, you'll: \bullet manipulate fabric \bullet use wire, fabric stiffener, binding and stuffing techniques to create new fabrics and simple 3D forms \bullet…(more)

Fri, Jan 18, 2019 to Fri, Mar 29 2019
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM (2 hours) at Inkwell
Provided by East Street Arts

Introduction To Sewing

This course provides an opportunity for learners to make a garment using machine and hand sewing techniques. It is suitable for complete beginners and those with some experience. Learners will build confidence, read patterns, measure accurately, cut cloth and research guides and techniques online. (more)

Mon, Jan 07, 2019 to Mon, Mar 25 2019
9:30 AM to 12:30 PM (3 hours) at Asha Neighbourhood Centre
Provided by Vera Media

Jewellery-Beginner - 530b

Jewellery course. Learn the basic techniques for simple jewellery design and making. You will develop different techniques using copper and then move onto silver when you feel more confident.This is not a beading course (more)

Mon, Jan 07, 2019 to Mon, Mar 18 2019
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

Mosiac - 538b

Design and create colourful images to decorate walls, tables, patios, teapots, wheelbarrows etc whatever you want! Splendid fun, splendid creations!! You will receive support, tips and tuition in a friendly supportive atmosphere. (more)

Tue, Jan 08, 2019 to Tue, Mar 19 2019
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

Jewellery - Beginner - 531b

Learn the basic techniques for simple jewellery design and making. You will develop different techniques using copper and then move onto silver when you feel more confident. This is not a beading course (more)

Tue, Jan 08, 2019 to Tue, Mar 19 2019
12:15 PM to 2:15 PM (2 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

Pottery - Family - 571b

Family activity Pottery course. Come and have fun in our well-equipped pottery studio. Learn different techniques working together to produce creative ceramic pieces. Beginners welcome.As this course is funded by Leeds City Council, priority will be given (more)

Tue, Jan 08, 2019 to Tue, Mar 19 2019
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM (2 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

Jewellery - Step Up - 532b

For those who have completed at least one term of beginners jewellery. This course offers the opportunity to combine learnt techniques to create beautiful jewellery. (more)

Wed, Jan 09, 2019 to Wed, Mar 20 2019
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

Pattern Cutting - 550b

An introduction to pattern drafting and style adaptation using block patterns for women's clothing. (more)

Thu, Jan 10, 2019 to Thu, Mar 21 2019
3:30 PM to 5:30 PM (2 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

Sewing Step Up - 552b

A practical sewing course for learners to advance their skills. Learners will use Commercial sewing patterns and learn a range of sewing, craft and design skills recorded in a portfolio. (more)

Fri, Jan 11, 2019 to Fri, Mar 22 2019
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

Art Mix - 540b

A creative mix of painting, drawing and print sessions. Broaden your horizons, find those hidden talents and build your confidence in this art course. (more)

Fri, Jan 11, 2019 to Fri, Mar 22 2019
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

Sewing - Basic - 553b

A practical sewing course for beginners. You will learn a range of sewing, craft and design skills recorded in a portfolio. (more)

Fri, Jan 11, 2019 to Fri, Mar 22 2019
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (2 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

Oils - 500b

An oil painting course for beginners wanting to learn the basics of oil painting using safe water mixable oil paints. (more)

Fri, Jan 11, 2019 to Fri, Mar 22 2019
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (2 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

Pottery - Beginners - 516b

Learn the basic techniques of pottery, including glazing and hrowing on the wheel. (more)

Fri, Jan 11, 2019 to Fri, Mar 22 2019
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (2 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

1930’s Decorative Embroidery - 648b

This was an era where hand and machine embroidery were infused with light applique technique to create a delicacy of style invoking both movement and depth, complimenting notions of Modernism in other creative areas. (more)

Sat, Feb 02, 2019 to Sat, Feb 02 2019
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (5 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

Needlework with the Brontes - 647b

Celebrated for their literary genius and tradgically short lives, the Brontes sisters were taught to sew and made their own clothes. There are frequent allusions to needlework and the Worsted industry throughout their novels. (more)

Sat, Jan 19, 2019 to Sat, Jan 19 2019
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (5 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

Family Spring Crafts - 646b

Family activity. Bouncing bunnies, chirping chicks, Humpty Dumpty and all things eggy. Join Mrs Sew-and-Sew and the rabbits for a range of Easter craft activities. Chocolaty fun for the family. (Materials provided). (more)

Sat, Mar 16, 2019 to Sat, Mar 16 2019
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

Basic Curtain Making - 649b

You will learn how to measure, plan and prepare fabric and then attach linings and tape, to enable professional standard curtains to be homemade, thereby saving considerably as made to measure curtains can be very costly. (more)

Sat, Mar 16, 2019 to Sat, Mar 16 2019
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (5 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

Beading and Jewellery Making Term 2 - Mon AM

This is an entry level class introducing learners to beadwork (more)

Mon, Jan 14, 2019 to Mon, Mar 25 2019
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Sewing Dressmaking (advanced) - Term 2 Tue AM

An introduction to dressmaking using sewing and craft techniques (more)

Tue, Jan 15, 2019 to Tue, Mar 26 2019
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Textiles and Photography - Leeds Art Gallery

On this fantastic course, le arners will work on individual panels inspired by current projects in and around Leeds Art Gallery. Students will use their own photography prints, and a variety of textile techniques including embroidery, cross stitch, felting and fabric collage that reflect their own personal views and influences…(more)

Wed, Jan 16, 2019 to Wed, Mar 27 2019
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM (2 hours) at Leeds Art Gallery
Provided by East Street Arts

Creative Crafts - Kentmere Centre - Term 2 Wed AM

This is an entry level class introducing learners to craft making activities (more)

Wed, Jan 16, 2019 to Wed, Mar 27 2019
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Kentmere Childrens Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Beading and Jewellery Making Term 2 Thur AM

You will learn how to make beautiful beaded items of jewellery including earrings, necklaces and bracelets (more)

Thu, Jan 17, 2019 to Thu, Mar 28 2019
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

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