Saturday Studio Classes

Our Weekend Studio Classes include sessions which are perfect for beginners and a great introduction to jewellery making.   They also act as a refresher to revisit a particular technique or process if you do have some experience.

All classes are held at our Basingstoke Studio unless specified.

All materials are included in these classes unless stated as well as refreshments- please let us know of any dietary requirements before you come.

Payment in full is required to confirm any bookings.

These classes can also be run as hen do’s, baby showers, birthday celebrations or just as an excuse to get some friends together.

Think we are missing something? We would love to hear from you and will consider any ideas for classes.

Please get in touch to book or ask any questions by using the contact form at the bottom of the page.

We are currently closed and are monitoring the situation with covid-19 closely. 

We have scheduled some dates for later in the year to allow people to rearrnage cancelled classes from March and April. All confirmed classes are below.

Obviously these will only run if it is safe for us to do so.

Fingers crossed it wont be too long until we can be back; we are really mssing everyone! 

We have more classes planned but will hold off releasing dates until the on going situation is clearer.

In the meantime you can still contact us by using the contact from below and keep in touch on our social media where we will continue to post previous makes.

Stay safe and well.

Laura xx 

Arm Knitting with A Boat Full of Wool – £65

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Come and learn how to make your very own Chunky knitted throw!  Using just your arms and a gorgeous chunky ball of vegan yarn you will be guided along the way on how to make your own chunky knitted throw!
Perfect for complete beginners, you will leave with a finished throw!

The workshop includes 2 Kg of soft, vegan yarn to make a throw the rough size of 24 inch wide X 67 inch long. Choose your colour of yarn upon booking from our varied colour range.

To book a space  on this class please contact A boat Full of Wool directly by email aboatfullofwool@gmail.com

Make a set of Silver Stacking Rings – £50

Saturday 8th August  – 10am – 1pm 

In this class you will make set of three silver stacking rings using a variety of silver wires.

These rings could be worn together or separately.

In this class you will learn how to size, saw, file, shape, solder and polish the silver to make your ring set.

Perfect for beginners or if you have some experience. This class will be taught by Michelle Kiek.

“Thank you so much for Saturday- I really loved it.”

Abigail – Stacking Ring Workshop

Make a Silver Spinning Ring – £50

Saturday 22nd August 9.30am – 1pm

This is our most popular class, why not come and make your own silver spinner ring!

In the class we will firstly make the centre ring before making the spinners to complete your design.

This class is suitable for beginners or if you have some experience.  We will break each stage down step by step throughout the class so you can leave wearing your new creation!

This class is £50 and includes all materials to make your silver ring as well as refreshments. Payment in full is required to book a place on this class.

For more information or to book use the contact form at the bottom of the page 🙂

Intermediate Silver Art Clay – £90

Saturday 12th September 10am – 5pm

On the Intermediate Silver Clay Day we will first have a recap of the Beginners course, following this we will look at taking your skills a step further by setting stones into the clay and using the Art Clay syringe clay.

Total price £90 which includes one 5 gram pack of silver clay, a 5 gram syringe of silver clay and a few stones to set.  More packs of clay will be available to buy on the day as well as chains and findings such as earring wires.

To do this course we ask that you have previously taken our Beginners Silver Art Clay class and you are happy with the basics of using the Silver Art Clay.

For more info or to book get in touch using the contact form at the bottom of the page.

Sunday 13th September 10am – 5pm

Beginners Silver Art Clay  – £80

On the Beginners Silver Clay Day you will learn how to shape, texture and mould the clay in the morning to make pendants and /or earrings. Following a break for lunch which will allow the clay time to dry we will file, smooth and fire the pieces before polishing.

Find out the full details on this class here by heading to our Beginners Silver Art Clay page here

For more information or to book please use the contact from at the bottom of the page.

“It’s amazing what you can achieve and leave wearing something you’ve created! Warning: working with silver art clay is totally addictive!”

Carrie – Beginners Silver Art Clay

Make a set of Silver Stacking Rings – £50

Saturday 10th October  – 10am – 1pm 

In this class you will make set of three silver stacking rings using a variety of silver wires.

These rings could be worn together or separately.

In this class you will learn how to size, saw, file, shape, solder and polish the silver to make your ring set.

Perfect for beginners or if you have some experience. This class will be taught by Michelle Kiek.

“Thank you so much for Saturday- I really loved it.”

Abigail – Stacking Ring Workshop

Make a Silver Spinning Ring – £50

Saturday 17th October  9.30am – 1pm

This is our most popular class, why not come and make your own silver spinner ring!

In the class we will firstly make the centre ring before making the spinners to complete your design.

This class is suitable for beginners or if you have some experience.  We will break each stage down step by step throughout the class so you can leave wearing your new creation!

This class is £50 and includes all materials to make your silver ring as well as refreshments. Payment in full is required to book a place on this class.

For more information or to book use the contact form at the bottom of the page 🙂

Saturday 14th November 10am – 5pm

Beginners Silver Art Clay  – £80

On the Beginners Silver Clay Day you will learn how to shape, texture and mould the clay in the morning to make pendants and /or earrings. Following a break for lunch which will allow the clay time to dry we will file, smooth and fire the pieces before polishing.

Find out the full details on this class here by heading to our Beginners Silver Art Clay page here

For more information or to book please use the contact from at the bottom of the page.

“It’s amazing what you can achieve and leave wearing something you’ve created! Warning: working with silver art clay is totally addictive!”

Carrie – Beginners Silver Art Clay

Mirror Image- Mastering the Art of Repeat Pattern with Michelle Kiek – £80

Saturday 3rd October 10am – 4pm

In this workshop you will explore the process of sweat soldering to produce a mirrored silhouette design for a brooch, pendant or earrings in copper or brass.  We will look at skills including piercing and soldering, to explore the possibility of negative and positive space in design with a splash of colour, producing a reversible piece with 2 patterns.

This class is an intermediate level session, so perfect if you have some previous experience of using the tools in the studio as Michelle will be focusing on developing those skills further.

This session is £80 which includes copper and brass to experiment with and some silver to make your final design – either a pendant or pair of earrings.  This class will run from 10am-4pm with a half hour break for lunch; you are welcome to bring a packed lunch with you to the studio.

Make a Pair of Silver Earrings – £45

New Class dates TBC

In this class we will make a pair earrings; either studs or dangly, and you will learn how to shape, saw, file, shape, solder and polish the silver.

Perfect for beginners or if you have some experience. We will break each stage down step by step throughout the class so you can leave wearing your newly created earrings!

This class is £45 and includes all materials to make your silver studs or drop earrings as well as refreshments.

Payment in full is required to book a place on this class.

For more info or to book please message us.

If you have any questions or would like to book a class please get in touch. We aim to respond to enquiries within 24 hours; please check your spam box as our replies have a habit of going there!

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