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Flower Crown and Hair Comb

Date June 09, 2016
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  • Flowers & Herbs

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A thoroughly enjoyable afternoon choosing flowers and foliage to create your stunning Flower Crown and Hair comb. We use a combination of techniques and you will get lots of tips and tricks of the trade. We will inspire you to make something truly wonderful. This is also a great workshop for hen parties - we can do other dates by arrangement 
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Glass Beadmaking Class - Cats,dogs and chickens- the whimsy way!

Date August 13, 2016
Skills
  • Glass

Details

Learn to create characterful creatures in a whimsy style in this 2 day class with Laney Mead. Some bead making experience is advised.  Tea & coffee are provided free of charge throughout the day, there will be a 30 minute lunch break, please bring your own packed lunch. Please bring your own eye protection, all glass, tools, mandrels and torches are provided.
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Eco-resin workshop for jewellery and small sculpture (12 hours)

Date August 23, 2016
Skills
  • Jewellery & Silversmith

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Paula Ortega’s intensive workshop will enable you to create your own masters, moulds and casts for jewellery and small sculpture with reusable and more sustainable alternatives to traditional casting materials. You will learn the skills to allow you to process these in your own home or studio using some basic tools.

 Learn how to use and reuse modelling and moulding materials and how to cast your own eco-resin pieces in this comprehensive programme. You will receive full guidance and support in the friendly and relaxed atmosphere of Second Floor Studios & Arts’ Education Space, by the Thames (London, SE18). Groups are limited to 10 participants. During the workshop, you will: learn how to carve a ring or a brooch using wax, based on your own design or taking inspiration from...Read more
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Structural Flowers Class

Date August 24, 2016
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  • Embroidery & Applique

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Next class: 24th August, 6:30-8:30 Location: Hawthorne & Heaney office, 2A, 59-61 Brewer Street, Soho, London W1F 9UN In the Structural flower class you will have the choice of making either an Orchid or an Iris which could be embroidered or silk painted for extra detail.  Slightly heavier than our more romantic flower classes, whilst making these flowers you will learn how to inlay floristry wire to create a fully manipulatable flower, fantastic for millinery.  These flowers are more a statement piece and are wonderful on a large scale as they are slightly heavier and more dramatic. 
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Country style Wedding Bouquet

Date September 05, 2016
Skills
  • Flowers & Herbs

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Don't you just love those informal rambling country vintage style bridal bouquets, I know I do and I would love to share my passion for them so come along to this workshop and create a fabulous bridal bouquet in this stunning style. Lots of foliage and blooming lovely blooms 
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Total Wedding Flowers

Date September 07, 2016
Skills
  • Flowers & Herbs

Details

This relaxed, informal and creative day is suitable for beginners.  We start by discussing different flowers and foliage and how to look after them to make sure they last and when to order them and how many to order.  We will also discuss budgets for flowers and different styles. You will create your own boutonniere, bridal posy and  stunning table arrangement to take home. You will also learn about different table arrangements to achieve the look you want whether vintage/rustic or elegant chic. After this workshop you will feel confident to create Wedding Flowers for yourself or for friends/family. 
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Just Boutonnières (buttonholes)

Date September 08, 2016
Skills
  • Flowers & Herbs

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Come along to this workshop and learn to make different styles of buttonholes, including wiring and taping techniques. How to make flowers last out of water for a day. This is great fun, very relaxing and therapeutic 

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