logo graphic

A home for extraordinary crafts-people

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

Workshops

Basic Natural Dyeing Workshops

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

Saturdays - 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

(click the images below to see a larger version)

dyeing workshop flyer dyeing workshop flyer

Monoprint and Brush Lettering Workshop

A unique opportunity to work with a professional print maker and an illustrator. Learn to combine a varied range of print techniques and brush lettering to create your own colourful, beautifully embellished artwork.

Sunday 10th September 2017
10 am to 4 pm

£60 including materials

print and calligraphy workshop poster
pencil shaving graphic

Drawing for Adults with Clare Birks

Relaxed, friendly, fully tutored class, using both traditional and experimental techniques.

The classes will include, Still Life Drawing, Life Drawing*, Landscape Drawing & Interpretive Drawing.
(*additional charges may apply)

Autumn Term 2017

Thursday 28 September to Thursday 2 November 2017
6 weeks every Thursday 10 am - 1pm

£15 per class or £85 if paid in advance for the whole term.

Materials and refreshments are included in the price.

For further enquires please phone: 07870 813643
or E.Mail: clare@birksholden.co.uk

brush graphic

Drawing and Painting for Children after School Workshop with Clare Birks

Enjoy exploring different drawing and painting techniques, mark making and using different materials. Dress for  Mess!

Thursday 28 September to Thursday 2 November 2017
6 weeks every Thursday 4.15 pm – 6.15pm
(Half Term Workshop 26 October 3.00pm – 5.00pm)
£10 per class or £55 if paid in advance for the whole term.

Materials and refreshments are included in the price.

For further enquires please phone: 07870 813643
or E.Mail: clare@birksholden.co.uk

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

Mark Papworth photo

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