Events - 22 Aug 20

One-On-One Glass Jewellery Making Class

Saturday 22 August
11:00 am

The glass jewellery making classes are back!

For the time being they will be held as one-on-one workshops, once a week, to keep all of us safe. You can come with one other person as long as it is a family member or someone from your close social ‘bubble’.

If you are new to glass, but would like to design and make few pieces of your own bespoke jewellery, then this class is for you. You don’t need any prior skills or knowledge, just imagination and creativity. We will use colourful fusable glass, which incorporates metals and is perfect for making sparkling jewellery, and both a microwave and a larger glass kiln.

In this class you will learn:

  • the basics of fusing glass
  • how to cut and layer glass in preparation for fusing
  • how to fuse glass in a kiln
  • post-fusing processing, such as grinding and polishing
  • how to attach jewellery findings to glass

At the end of the class you should be able to take home a finished pendant (or two) and a pair of earrings (or two) of your own design. You are welcome to bring your ideas or follow a pre-designed project. The skills that you will learn will help you start making your own glass jewellery at home or in a studio setting. Tools, and materials will be provided, but please bring an apron with you and wear a mask.

To inquire or book a place please email 523.glassart@gmail.com

Magic Loop Knitting Technique Online

Saturday 22 August
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Drop those double-pointed pins! Magic Loop is a fab technique for using a long circular needle to work on something with a small circumference such as socks, sleeves and more! It is a really handy and versatile technique.

Materials Required:

  • 100grams of worsted or Aran weight wool
  • 5.0mm circular needle (80cm)
  • Stitch marker
  • Darning needle
  • You should already know how to knit and purl comfortably to get the most out of this workshop.

Please note this is an online workshop held on Zoom. You will be given the meeting details once you book your spot.

Book online: https://gingertwiststudio.com/products/magic-loop-online-saturday-22-august

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