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August 2022

North Down Craft Collective at Comber Pop-Up Shop

Tuesday 16th August, 10:00 am - Saturday 20th August, 4:00 pm BST
Comber Pop-Up Shop, 4 Castle Street
Comber, County Down BT23 5DZ United Kingdom

The North Down Craft Collective will be in residence at Comber Pop-Up shop from Tuesday 16th - Saturday 20th August 2022. Artists and makers will be demonstrating, showcasing and selling their work each day from 10.00am - 4.00pm. The Pop-Up shop opened in February of this year with the aim to provide small businesses with the opportunity to meet their customers and dip their hands into the world of retail. Over the week there will be 20 artists and makers…

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September 2022

Dorset Button Making with Wee Yarn Designs

Thursday 15th September, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm BST
The Craft Room, 10 Castle Street
Comber, BT23 5DZ United Kingdom
£35.00 Sold out

Dorset Button making began in the 1600s in Shaftsbury, Dorset. It became a thriving cottage industry promoting independence and security for many women and families. Sadly the introduction of the button making machine in 1851 caused the industry to go into decline. Dorset Button making is now considered a heritage craft, and once mastered can be adapted to create everything from beautiful buttons to jewellery, and decorative art. In this workshop participants are taken through the history of the Dorset…

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October 2022

Beginners Watercolour Painting with Ashleigh Stoneman

Wednesday 5th October, 7:00 pm - Wednesday 26th October, 9:00 pm BST
The Craft Room, 10 Castle Street
Comber, BT23 5DZ United Kingdom
£100.00 5 tickets left

Throughout this 4 week beginners course you will discover all of the power and beauty that watercolour has to offer. Ashleigh will guide you through various techniques and application methods each week in a fun and relaxed environment. By week four, you will have some finished work and you will have also gained the foundation knowledge to continue on with this wonderful medium at your own leisure. The dates are Wednesday evenings, 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th  October 2022 Pallets, brushes…

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Gel Plate Printing with Ruth Osborne

Thursday 27th October, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm BST
The Craft Room, 10 Castle Street
Comber, BT23 5DZ United Kingdom
£40.00 3 tickets left

Gel plate printing is a unique, fun and creative way to create artworks. During this introductory workshop, Ruth will guide you in the exploration of a variety of ways to use the Gel plate to create your own designs. Using inks and paint along with a range of found objects and foliage, you will create a series of hand-printed decorative designs on papers and fabrics,

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November 2022

Upcycle Weaving with Little Tangle

Sunday 6th November, 10:30 am - 2:30 pm GMT
The Craft Room, 10 Castle Street
Comber, BT23 5DZ United Kingdom
£40.00 6 tickets left

This creative workshop involves learning about the basic techniques of weaving and creating a contemporary wall hanging using a variety of materials. In this special eco-friendly workshop Karolina will guide participants in the creation of funky wall tapestries made out of wool scraps and many other beautiful fabric leftovers. Each participant will be able to express their own style and make a unique, quirky piece of wall decoration to take home. All tools and materials are included.

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Macrame Wallhanging with Little Tangle

Sunday 27th November, 10:30 am - 2:30 pm GMT
The Craft Room, 10 Castle Street
Comber, BT23 5DZ United Kingdom
£40.00 5 tickets left

In this creative workshop Karolina will teach the basic techniques of macramé using half knot and square knot tying as you make a beautiful contemporary wall hanging. Participants will be encouraged to express their individual style through their choice of colour scheme and composition. All materials are 100% recycled cotton cord and modern t-shirt yarn, which will be available in a variety of colours. At the end of the workshop, participants will have a unique, personalised piece of handmade wall…

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