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February 2019

Lino Cut Printmaking – Jenni Robinson

Sunday 3rd February, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Craft Room, 10 Castle Street
Comber, Co Down BT23 5DZ United Kingdom
£30

Join Jenni for a fun, 3-hour introduction to relief printmaking using the linocut method. Bring your own designs or use one of the decorative letter templates provided to carve your own print block (a selection of participants’ first initials will be available). Learn about the properties of different papers and inks as you create your prints All materials are included and there will be a full safety briefing/demo before you get started. Printmakers are asked to wear old clothes/an apron,…

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Calligraphy – Eileen Evans

Tuesday 12th February, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Craft Room, 10 Castle Street
Comber, Co Down BT23 5DZ United Kingdom
£30

In this workshop participants are shown how to form the letters of the alphabet in the traditional style of calligraphy. Once mastered, a letter, word or phrase is then developed and embellished leading on to the design and creation of a greeting card or bookmark. These projects enable participants to develop techniques in calligraphy as well as experimenting with making decorative backgrounds. This is a small workshop and spaces are limited. ──── £30 per person. Tea/coffee and cake included. Call…

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Broomstick Crochet – Helen McArdle

Friday 22nd February, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
The Craft Room, 10 Castle Street
Comber, Co Down BT23 5DZ United Kingdom
£30

Learn this fascinating crochet technique and create a scarf or cowl to take home.

‘Broomstick’ and yarn will be supplied.
Choose from a range of colours.
A basic knowledge of crochet is needed.
Bring along your favourite 4mm crochet hook.

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Learn to Weave with Little Tangle

Sunday 24th February, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Craft Room, 10 Castle Street
Comber, Co Down BT23 5DZ United Kingdom
£40

Learn about the basic techniques of weaving and how to create different patterns. Discover the variety of materials that can be used in modern weaving.

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Nature Printing on Linen – Ruth Osborne

Thursday 28th February, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Craft Room, 10 Castle Street
Comber, Co Down BT23 5DZ United Kingdom
£30

In this workshop participants will have the opportunity to experiment with monoprinting techniques onto beautiful Irish Linen using natural materials. Participants will create unique prints inspired by the flora of the local Lough Neagh landscape and experiment with colour, pattern and mark making. No previous experience is necessary- just lots of enthusiasm! Participants will bring home a beautiful mounted linen landscape of their own creation.

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March 2019

Silver Metal Clay – Pat Wilson

Sunday 3rd March, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Craft Room, 10 Castle Street
Comber, Co Down BT23 5DZ United Kingdom
£60

Treat yourself to a unique 100% silver pendant made by yourself! With a selection of geometric shapes and textures to choose from, you will learn the key skills to create your own, high quality piece of jewellery. Your work will be fired in a kiln on the day allowing you a half hour break to explore the shops and cafes in Comber.

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Needle Felting – Jennifer Cunningham

Monday 4th March, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
The Craft Room, 10 Castle Street
Comber, Co Down BT23 5DZ United Kingdom
£30

Leading Northern Irish textile artist Jennifer Cunningham will demonstrate the art of needle felting.

Participants will have the opportunity to create a small scene in a frame to take home.
All materials will be supplied.
Suitable for beginners.

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Lino Cut Printmaking – Improvers Class

Sunday 10th March, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
£40

This workshop is designed for those who have already attended the Introduction to Linocut Printmaking class or have previous experience of linocut/woodcut printmaking. Based on previous knowledge, participants will bring their own design ideas along and will be able to use the extra 2 hours to achieve a larger scale (up to A5), get more creative with mark-making and details, and experiment with colour methods. Or make multiple small blocks to achieve a design, the only limit is your imagination…

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Lettering & Calligraphy Taster Workshop – Kate Morrison

Monday 11th March, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
The Craft Room, 10 Castle Street
Comber, Co Down BT23 5DZ United Kingdom
£30

In this workshop, self confessed stationery nerd, Kate will introduce the participants to the art of brush lettering and how to apply these skills to Modern Calligraphy. All materials and equipment will be supplied.   This is a small workshop and spaces are limited. ──── £30 per person. Tea/coffee and cake included. Call into The Craft Room for further information or email us at info@thecraftroomcomber.com

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Lino Cut Printmaking – Jenni Robinson

Wednesday 13th March, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Craft Room, 10 Castle Street
Comber, Co Down BT23 5DZ United Kingdom
£30

Join Jenni for a fun, 3-hour introduction to relief printmaking using the linocut method. Bring your own designs or use one of the decorative letter templates provided to carve your own print block (a selection of participants' first initials will be available). Learn about the properties of different papers and inks as you create your prints.

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