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Tantalising Tasters

July 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely


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Every Wednesday evening from 6.30 to 8.30/9pm we will be running an exciting adult taster class in a wide variety of art and craft medium or techniques. Including beginners sewing machine skills in which you make a tote bag, freehand machine embroidery, chalk painting techniques, vintage fabric flower making, paper art, up-cycling, puppet making, barge painting, jewellery, ceramic painting, decoupage, felting your very own scarf, fascinators, making a babies/toddlers hat and scarf etc.

Every week you will paint, draw, sew, decorate or construct a beautiful bespoke artefact to take home. All materials are included. £25 per class except for Vintage Fabric Flowers and Fascinators which are £30 and £35 respectively.

Booking in advance is essential. You can pick and choose which classes you want to do on our website: www.mandysmake.com.

If you want to do a multiple booking of 3 or more classes we can offer a discount of 10% please email us at hello@mandysmake.com. The full list of workshops, with dates, is below.

1. Make a Tote Bag – Beginners sewing machine techniques. Jan 18th – 2.5 hours.

2. Creating a beautiful jewellery/keepsake box. Jan 25th – 2 hours.

3. Painting a ceramic plate. Feb 1st – 2 hours.

4. Create a fabric picture. Feb 8th – 2.5 hours.

5. Decoupage a picture frame. Feb 22nd – 2 hours.

6. Create an acrylic painting on a stretched canvas. March 1st – 2.5 hours.

7. Create a table mat in the style of Matisse. March 8th – 2.5 hours.

8. Mixed Media Painting and Sewing. Part 1: Feb 8th, part 2: March 15th – 2.5 hours.

9. Create a needle felted picture or warm fleece scarf. March 22nd – 2 hours.

10. Decorate your own shopping bag. March 29th – 2 hours.

11. Making a fluffy, fleecy scarf and hat for a baby. April 5th – 2.5 hours.

12. Making a characterful puppet from unexpected materials – April 26th – 2 hours

13. Pimp my Tee. May 3rd – 2 hours.

14. Up cycle your wardrobe. May 10th – 2 hours.

15. Paper Art. May 17th – 2 hours.

16. Make a uniquely designed broach. May 24th – 2 hours

17. Make a fascinator – June 7th – 2.5 hours.

18. Painting a bucket in a Barge Painting Style. June 14th – 2 hours.

19. Vintage fabric flowers. June 21st – 2.5 hours.


July 19
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Mandy Willis


Hamilton House – Community Arts Space
80 Stokes Croft
Bristol, BS1 3QY United Kingdom
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0117 924 9599