Christmas Wreath Workshop

    Short description

    Sewing class

    3 hour class

    Beginners welcome

    Fabrications, E8


    What you'll learn

    Decorate your home this Christmas with beautifully crafted decorative Christmas wreaths. Join Damaris Copus in this hands-on and relaxed class teaching you the art of creating the perfect Christmas wreath, using all types of fresh greenery, stunning berries, ribbons and other trimmings. This class is sure to brighten up your festive holiday!

    In this class

    In this class students will pick up the essential skills needed to create a wonderfully festive Christmas wreath. These skills include:

    -Bending and twisting pliable lengths of willow, hazel or dogwood to use as your frame -How to use florists wire and tape to secure your foliage -Understanding design, proportion, balance and placing of colour in your wreath

    Now you can

    • Gain inspiration to create more wreaths or table decorations at home following the workshop
    • Decorate your home with personal and unique decorations
    • Pass on all that you have learnt to friends and family so that you can decorate together

    Keep / Eat

    There will be a large selection of materials available so that everyone can make their own truly unique wreath to take home. All materials and tools are provided by 'Fabrications'; all that is required of you is to bring a good-sized pinny to protect your cloths. Refreshments will also be provided during the class.


    Did you know?

    Traditionally, Christmas wreaths contained 4 candles, with one lit each week in December (usually on a Sunday) and a fifth candle was often included on Christmas day


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    Class location

    Fabrications, Hackney

    7 Broadway Market, Hackney

    E8 4PH

    London


    About your host, Fabrications

    Fabrications - an East London based creative hub!

    Fabrications is an independent gallery, shop and workshop dedicated to the best contemporary textile practice and design, with a particular interest in eco-conscious design.

    Fabrications opened in June 2000 in a refurbished derelict shop on Broadway Market in Hackney, East London. The shop's founder, Barley Massey, has spent the last 16 years finding ingenious ways to turn scraps into original fabrics and using recycled materials to create cutting-edge items. Since 2012, "The Imaginarium", a fully-fitted working studio, has hosted workshops and classes.

    Barley has been awarded as one of Kevin McCloud's (Grand Designs) Green Heroes for her minimally-processed, up-cycled products, which "demonstrate a lightness of touch backed up by a rigorous approach".

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    Flexible cancellation policy

    Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.