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Learn to Screen Print and Foil on Fabric - Helen Locke Print1 October 2021, 10am-3pmThe Farnham Pottery£59.88. Booking requiredLearn how to screen print and foil into fabric. This full day workshop will show adults how to combine print and heat press techniques to create fabric samples. You will print a lovely bag to use to take everything home.

3D Felt Sculptures1 October, 10am – 4pmEast Wing Workshop, Farnham Maltings£85. Booking requiredThis workshop will give you the chance to experiment and learn a variety of felt making techniques. International tutor, Sarah, will show you how to experiment with a variety of multi-layer resists to achieve your final outcome.

Another Brick in the Wall – Making Matters1 – 31 OctoberFarnham Town Centre and Farnham ParkFREE. Family friendly, Sculpture, community projectMaking Matters will be offering the community the chance to create a brick for their community project Another Brick in the Wall. You will carve a raw brick, formed in local clay, which will be bisque-fired and displayed throughout Craft Month. Learn about the importance of brick production in Farnham as well as making your mark in England’s first World Craft Town! Check social media for updates.

Screen Print a Drawstring Bag - Helen Locke Print2 October 2021, 10am – 4pmThe Farnham Pottery£10. Booking required, Family friendlyJoin artist Helen Locke and learn how to print onto fabric to create a design on your very own drawstring bag. Perfect for football boots or collecting Halloween treats! Suitable for children aged 8+.

Book on Eventbrite for sessions at 10am; 11am; 1pm; 2pm or 3pm.

Knit & Natter - Farnham Assist4, 11, 18 October 2-3:30pmGostrey Club Room at the Memorial HallFREE. Booking requiredDo you enjoy knitting and good company? Why not go along to a Knit ‘n’ Natter afternoon, a great way to meet new friends whilst enjoying knitting for local charities. Call 07931550499.
Make a Small Leather Purse7 October 10am – 12pmFarnham Maltings£40. Booking requiredLearn how to mark, cut and saddle stitch your very own leather purse. There is a choice of leather and thread colours as well as fastenings. You can even add initials for that personal touch!

An Evening of Indian Block Printing8 October, 6pm-8pmEast Wing Workshop, Farnham Maltings£40. Booking requiredJoin The Arty Crafty Place and enjoy a creative and therapeutic evening. You’ll be taught a variety of traditional Indian printing techniques, practice with multiple designs, colours and print a selection of fabric and paper items to take home.

Make a Wire Poppy9 October 10am, 22 October 1pmLong Kiln Gallery, Farnham Maltings£36. Booking requiredMake your own bright poppy from coloured copper wire. Flora Gare will give you step by step instructions and teach you how to bend, join and layer the wire to create this very special flower. Perfect for your home or garden! Aged 16+

Make a Silver Cuff Bangle and Earrings9 October 10am – 4pmTannery, Farnham Maltings£120. Booking requiredDesign and make a beautiful silver bangle and matching pair of earrings for yourself or someone special. This workshop is a great introduction to jewellery making and will teach you how to work creatively with precious metal. Learn piercing, texturing, drilling, soldering and polishing.

2-Day Block Printing Course9 – 10 October, 10am-4pmEast Wing Workshop, Farnham Maltings£180. Booking requiredJoin The Arty Crafty Place for a weekend of block printing. Print a collection of fabric & paper items, including a piece of fabric which you will turn into a lampshade. This 2-day workshop will give you time to fully learn the art of Indian Block Printing.

Full Day Indian Block Printing Workshop9 – 10 October, 10am – 4pmWest Wing Workshop, Farnham Maltings£100. Booking requiredExperience the joy of hand printing your own fabric and paper with use of our entire collection of designs, equipment, and textile colours. You will be taught and practice various techniques and leave with a stash of printed creations!

Lampshade Printing Workshop10 October, 10am – 3:30pmEast Wing Workshop, Farnham Maltings£95. Booking requiredIn this workshop, you’ll be taught the techniques needed to block print onto fabric, practice printing and come up with a pattern in the colours and designs of your choosing. After printing a length of fabric you’ll learn how to roll it into a lampshade.

Mandala Wood Art14 October, 10am – 3pmEast wing Workshop, Farnham Maltings£90. Booking requiredRuth Wheeler will demonstrate different techniques to draw or trace your mandala onto wood. This is then burnt into the plywood using a pyrography pen before it is embellished with gold, paint or simply left natural.

Introduction to Stained Glass19 October 10:30-4:30pmEast Wing Workshop, Farnham Maltings£125. Booking requiredLearn how to design, cut and construct your own contemporary stained-glass panels using traditional methods. Stained glass artist Jess Stroud will guide you through each stage of the process and you will leave with a panel to be proud of. Aged 18+

Needle Felt your own Barn Owl21 October, 10am – 2:30pmCourtyard Kiln, Farnham Maltings£45. Booking requiredThis popular introduction to needle felting will cover all the basics required to create your very own 3D ‘felted friend’ sculpture. You will learn how to use special barbed needles, by repeated poking, to shape wool fibre into a solid form. Suited to beginners and improvers.

Make your own Terrazzo Trinket Tray22 October, 5pm-9pmCourtyard Kiln, Farnham Maltings£70. Booking requiredLearn how to mix Jesmonite to make your own colour palette. These will then be poured into silicone trinket tray moulds. Pieces will then be sanded back to reveal all your colourful terrazzo chips. Jesmonite is a non-toxic, gypsum-based resin making it very safe to work with.

Jumbo Arm Knit Blanket23 October, 10:30am Farnham Maltings£65. Booking requiredPaula from cocoon&me will guide you through the simple art of arm knitting. It is so satisfying knitting with this giant yarn as your work grows quickly & you walk away with an amazing, chunky blanket.

Weave your Own Chicken23 October, 10am – 4pmLong Kiln Gallery, Farnham Maltings£75. Booking requiredSpend a day learning the art of willow sculpture with local basket maker, Judith Needham, and take home a life-sized chicken to enhance your garden or perhaps give as a unique gift!

Make your Own Macramé Dog Lead23 October, 1:30pm – 4:30pmBarley Room, Farnham Maltings£34. Booking requiredLearn how to make your very own Macramé dog lead from chunky recycled cotton braid. The finished lead can be made to any length up to 150cm. It’s strong, with a little stretch!

The Joy of Making - West Street Potters23 – 24 October, 10:30am – 4:30pmFarnham PotteryFREE. Family friendlyExperience the diversity of ceramic skills practiced by the West Street Potters who embrace making as the universal powerhouse of creative production. Visitors can experience hand building, throwing on the wheel and surface treatment, taking part in these activities if they wish.

Crafty Kids!27 - 28 October, 10am – 12pmMuseum of Farnham£3.50 per child. Family friendly, History & heritageGet creative with Crafty Kids at the Museum of Farnham. Hands-on crafts for kids aged 2-8 years with all materials provided and lots of fun to be had! Don’t forget to pack a picnic to enjoy in the beautiful garden afterwards!

Make a Willow Basket – 2 Day Course29 – 30 October, 10am – 4pmLong Kiln Gallery, Farnham Maltings£130. Booking requiredMake a decent sized basket for wastepaper, shopping, fruit, or small logs. The choice is yours! We will be using the stake-and-strand method with circular English base. You will be able to choose a border style and add a handle if you wish.

Make a Silver Ring in a Day30 October, 10am – 4pmTannery, Farnham Maltings£120. Booking requiredDesign and make a beautiful silver ring, either for yourself or someone special. This workshop is a great introduction to jewellery making and will teach you how to work creatively with precious metal. Learn piercing, texturing, drilling, soldering and polishing.

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