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Even at this time …. I am delivering socially distanced workshops for jewellery, decorative art, and home accessories from a number of venues. See the current programme of bookable workshops below and get in touch for your own date/time. I supply all materials and equipment having sanitised and prepared in advance for your session. Any enquiries welcome, and full procedure notes will be shared before making your booking.
During Lockdown Stevie has developed some create at home Project Kits, with discounts for multiple orders and so they are perfect for a family/bubble activity. With a facebook group to share your makes... join here and get in touch for more details.
Workshops are ideal for organisations and venues that regularly host events, or for individuals to book private parties. You can tailor make your session with Stevie to add to the excitement of your creative pleasure or scroll down to workshop descriptions and take your pick! Get in touch with any enquiry big or small.
Subject to booking. Course Fee - £20 each per 2hr session (or book for 5 and get one free) materials cost depending on makes.
Designed for a specific project, to learn a more about specific technique or get a regular creative fix. Flexibility on dates, book as and when you want to. We will use the first session to learn how to cut glass, refresh your memory and get experimenting. Talk to me about your ideas, look through my extensive collection of samples and imagery and come up with your own designs for a specific project or just come and play!
Contact Stevie if you have any questions and to book.
I am very happy to let you know that I am now back in my Studio at Banks Mill. I have spent a lot of time getting everything in places to enable me to welcome you back for 1-2-1s or very small groups. Get in touch for full info before booking, no enquiry too small.
I also have use of the Anvil Gallery, in the Cathedral Quarter are of Derby City. A beautiful Contemporary Art Gallery with a large spare for socially distanced workshop for up to 6 individuals.
This gives me a lot of flexibility with booking your session on a dates/time that will suit everyone. Craving creativity or needing a gift for someone who is still waiting for the world to settle a bit more?
How about one of my vouchers. They can be redeemed against Sparkling Dichroic jewellery, home accessories, art work, or my at home Project Kits or Fused Glass workshops to be booked through me at anytime over the next 12 months (due to Covid I will extend if needed). Contact Stevie to discuss.
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First, have a read through the list of sessions below or have an idea of what you might like to make, I can tailor a session to you and your group.
Then, get in touch with the number of people/bubbles that you want to book for, this can just be you if you want some relaxation time.
I then send you a bit of info to read through and a link to a public calendar, then when you’re happy with all the safety measures I have put in place you can pick your day/time.
Next there’s a form to fill in with the full session details and then the money bit (I hate that bit).
24hours before your workshop we will check in, make sure you’re feeling well and then that’s it, come and have fun!
The following sessions are 2 - 3hrs long. They vary in price from £30 - £40
Trinket Dishes - Make a set of 3 small dishes, perfect for tealight candles or ring holders. Using pre cut coloured glass details, dichroic sparkle and glass rods to decorate your clear glass bases. No Glass Cutting or shared equipment, very socially distanced.
Symbology Panels – use copper wire to create a unique design, motif, lettering etc before adding glass frit in this reverse firing process. Panels can be hangings, free standing or framed.
Textured Wall Art – Use a whole variety of decorative elements to design and make a panel 15x15cm or equivalent, which could be hung, freestanding in a mount or framed. Shared materials will be dispensed in a safe way.
Beautiful Glass Birds – Create your own unique bird design using shimmering glass colours. Real breeds can be used as inspiration or you can enjoy making your own up in your favourite colours. Make a hanging or mounted piece approximately 15cm. Glass cutting, demonstration and safe sharing of materials are needed for this session.
Glitzy Glass Jewellery – Everyone loves sparkles and in this workshop you can make your own wearable art full of colour and sparkles. Aim to create at least 3-4 items including earring, pendants, rings, cufflinks and brooches. Perfect to give as gifts or keep for yourself. Glass cutting, demonstration and safe sharing of materials are needed for this session.
Other themes include Fragment Bowls, Painted Glass Tiles, Layered Decal Designs and Seascapes... if you have any questions, just ask. Contact Stevie.
Still not sure but want to get creative, check out my Project Kits page with the details of how I can post you all the specialist materials and equipment you need to make a personal glass artwork, following my step by step instructions. You can even post them back to me for firing! Those who have already bought and made have enjoyed around 3hours of creativity from the comfort of their own home. Great for families too.
Glitzy Glass Jewellery
Everyone loves sparkle and this workshop is perfect for making wearable art for yourself or to give as give away as gifts. Using Dichroic Glass, a rainbow of colours and a myriad of decorative inclusions Stevie will help you to design and make jewellery pieces including pendants, earrings, cufflinks and brooches.
Fused Coasters and Hangings
Use various metal inclusions such as shim and wire along with coloured glass details to create your own fused glass tiles/panels. Choose your own theme and make them as detailed and realistic or as abstract and stylised as you wish. Bring your own images as inspiration and create items that evoke memories to treasure forever.
Decal Designs and Glass Layers
Multiple techniques will be used in this experimental full day workshop. You’ll learn about decal papers and how to cut designs out by hand using a paper cutting process. Follow this by layering coloured glass elements to create bowls, tiles and hangings.
Bowls, Dishes and Curves
You will create patterns, shapes and designs with metal inclusions and coloured glass details. Your creations will then be fused and slumped into your chosen glass form.
Fused Glass Seascapes
Use wavy glass shapes to layer up and create textured glass panels. Use coloured glass, metals, wire, sparkles and a specialist bubble paint to add details. Your designs can be as detailed or as abstract as you wish and feel free to bring your own images as inspiration.
Create beautiful objects to decorate your home this Christmas. Using sparkling glass, wire writting and mica glitter there is everything you need to make stars, trees and baubles to dangle.
Saving Pennies is a new loyalty card specifically for workshops booked directly with Stevie at her studio at Banks Mill.
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It's really simple to use - collect 5 stamps and get 50% off your 6th workshop. Collect another 5 stamps and get your 12th workshop free! Just let Stevie know at time of booking when you are booking your 6th and 12th workshop to get your discount. Easy!