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A home for extraordinary crafts-people

  • Open
  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday
  • 10am to 5pm
  • or by appointment


Puffins To Penguins

Thursday 27th July 10am til 1pm

Enjoy creating your own Bird images to take away. Explore printmaking without a press and be prepared to be messy! Bring some ideas with you, and an apron or old shirt to protect your clothes.

Materials provided. £15 for the session
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Basic Natural Dyeing Workshops

A set of 3 workshops taking you from beginner to advanced using natural dyes from our local heritage.

Saturdays - July 29th, August 12th and Sept 2nd 10am to 4pm

£60 each workshop or £150 for the set of 3

For more details or to book contact Janet by
email oninfo@janetmajorimage.co.uk
phone 07990 702223

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A One Day Introduction to Hand Stitched Leather Work with Mark Papworth of White Buffalo Crafts.

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Learn the basic hand skills needed to work with leather and make a hand stitched leather belt to take home

Dates: Saturday 23rd September 2017 or Saturday 4th November 2017

Times : Each course runs from 10am until 4pm

Ability: The course is designed for beginners and no prior experience is necessary - maximum of five people per course

Cost : £65 per person (this includes all materials and use of tools) - tea and coffee provided / bring your own packed lunch

Venue: The courses are run at designermakers21, 21 S t Nicholas Street, Diss, Norfolk IP22 4LB

For more information contact Mark Papworth
email: mark@whitebuffalocrafts.com
phone: 07941 616684

Education in the arts – an opportunity to learn new skills.

We at designermakers21 offer a variety of workshops. Come and learn new skills from professional crafts people.

Pod Blue by Jo ClarkeDrawing by Clare BirksSaori Shed loom

Workshops offered in the studios by members -

Drawing for adults and children, beginners to advanced – Clare Birks
Contemporary basketry – Jo Clarke
Printmaking – Annette & Mike
Feltmaking – Janine Oxley
Mosaics – Joy Holden
Sewing and upcycling – Marie Hamilton
Freestyle Saori weaving – The Saori Shed
Theatre crafts – Christopher Holden
Stained glass – Hunnybunny Glass
Basic skills with hand tools – David Whatley

The Upstairs workshop and exhibition space hosts a rotating calender of events by external practioners