Top 10 Best Bowl Making classes, courses, learnings kits and gifts in the UK

Ever dreamed of bowl making on a pottery wheel? You can achieve what you have seen on the television and in the movies with a bowl making class. It can be taken seriously for hobbyists amongst you and also can be a lot of fun in a couple or with a friend looking for a new activity.

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7. Make a woolly planter and learn the basics of 3D Wet Felting
This private Live online version of my 3D wet felting workshop needs a minimum of three people to run and for me to post you kits; please bear this in mind when booking. It takes a bit longer than the in person workshop; about 3 and a half hours. But I also recommend allowing for a 15 minute break half way through. It could be run over a couple of afternoons or evenings. Please message me if you're looking to join a group. On this workshop you’ll use a variation of 2D wet felting to create a small vessel/planter. Heather will post you a kit with the materials and some of the equipment you need. Any other equipment you will be able to find around your home. The pre-class notes explains all. On the workshop you’ll be guided through how to use the resist, the layering and felting techniques to make and shape your work. Once you've mastered this you can make slippers, bags, cat caves, hats, hot water bottle covers, lamp shades, purses, phone covers, and the list goes on ... I usually run this workshop with a 15 minute break roughly half way through. There are a maximum of six participants to enable me to see what you're all doing. Keeping it small means I have plenty of time for one on one attention. Processing the fibres is made up of a series of repetitive actions. Many people find this relaxing and some a stress buster. But, the final stages of wet felt making can be quite vigorous and very hands on. If you have arthritis or a similar condition in your hands you may find parts of the process more challenging. This does not mean you will not be able to undertake this workshop, just that it may take you a little longer to felt your work. But if you're feeling at all unsure please message me.
Book this class as a private group!
£65
4.50
8. Fused Glass Bowls
Looking for creative way to try out Fused Glass? This glass workshop is a hands-on way to get into this colourful, tactile art form. Hosted by an experienced artist in a creative hub adjacent to scenic Victoria Park, this class will see you working with brightly coloured glass to create a vibrant series of glass trinket dishes. These professional quality pieces will take pride of place in your home decor or make wonderful handmade gifts. Don't worry if this is your first time and are nervous about working with glass, as your expert host will be there with you every step of the way to ensure your work turns out just as you envisioned it. There'll also be plenty of different patterns to choose from to help fire up your creativity! Whether you're joining in on your own or bringing a few pals along for a creative catch-up, it's a brilliant way to reap the benefits of working with your hands, create something beautiful and pick up some nifty new skills while you're at it. Please note: as your finished piece(s) will have to be fired in a kiln, they'll be posted to you around a week after the class is completed. What you'll get All materials and equipment provided. Your kiln-fired glass art sent to you after the class. What to bring Just yourself! This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a team building activity, Christmas party, birthday, hen do or stag do. This is a fun indoor activity, suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 14 years old). An adult must accompany any attending kids. The adult may observe at the class for free. This would also be a unique gift for her, gift for mum or Xmas gift.
Book this class as a private group!
£80
4.50

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