Come along and join in a taster sessions of modern hand embroidery here at Ocean Studios, 10.30-12pm. Annie will be at the Making Table in the cafe/gallery space, teaching simple hand embroidery stitches for both beginners and those who wish to brush up on their techniques. There will be plenty of inspiration and a bounty of colourful threads to use. You can even embellish one of Annie's embroidery designs. Additional materials and equipment will be available to purchase after the works...
Get Festival Ready with POMP POMS | Sunday 22nd July, 1-4pm
Come and get festival ready with POMP POMS and make oversized pom-pom headbands at the Making Table - perfect for this year's MTV Presents: Ocean City Sounds! Choose your wool colours and sparkles and make yourself a fab personalised headband. Bring your friends and drop in between 1-4pm with £10 or book a space by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. To find out more visit www.pomp-poms.co.uk
Always fancied jazzing up an old piece of clothing or bag with a custom patch? In this drop in workshop you will learn how to use garment vinyl and a heat press to make your very own sew on patch. Join Freya Momomoses around the making table in this is a fun and colourful drop in session suitable for all ages and abilities. All materials will be provided, just turn up and get involved!
£5 per person, drop ins welcome
email@example.com, Website - www.freyamomomoses....
Perfect for those looking to expand their creative side with a local workshop taught by Lyndsey of Anon Design Stationery . Spend a couple of hours with us learning how to create basic shapes with your calligraphy pen whilst working towards mastering the modern calligraphy alphabet and basic phrases.By the end of the workshop you will have gained the confidence to be able to create your own quotes and favourite words to take home and impress your friends.
£45 per person
For booking v...
Going to a summer festival or event and need a suitably jazzy crown? Then join Freya Momomoses around the making table and get creating! This is a fun and colourful drop in workshop suitable for all ages and abilities. All materials will be provided, just turn up and get involved!
£10, Drop in on the day.
For more details contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Website - www.freyamomomoses.co.uk
Instagram - @freyamomomoses
Friday: Learn and practice basic lace stitches, how to read lace charts, and how to add beads - Saturday am: Learn how to work the shape used in the retreat shawl project and specific stitch patterns used. -Saturday pm: Cast on for your shawl and get started with Anniken's help. Sunday am: How to fix mistakes in lace knitting. Sunday pm: How to block your shawl and questions.
Day Workshops - 15th, 16th , 17th June 2018.
For more details and booking please email woolpaletteyarn@gm...
Dates: 8th June & 21st July
Jane is a ceramicist who works primarily in white earthenware clay , slipcasting and handbuilding her work. She brushes coloured underglazes onto the surface of the pieces then uses the technique of Sgrafitto ( scoring through the coloured layer into the clay body beneath ) to produce highly decorative mandala like designs . Jane will be at the makers table , demonstrating this technique and answering questions about her ceramic processes whilst she works .
Morning/ Afternoon session
10am - 12.15pm (family time) - 1.30pm-3.45pm
A fun couple of hours experimenting with adding texture onto clay, developing ideas into a small wall hanging. All materials will be provided, you are very welcome to bring in items to press into the clay of your own, wall plaques will be bisque fired ready for you to pick up on a later date. £6 per person to cover materials and firing.
£6 per person, drop ins welcome!
Knitted in the round using double pointed needles (DPNs), they are simple in design but very pretty and effective. Designed using 2 shades of Kidsilk Haze held together to give a soft blended effect and then picked up and knitted a frill in each shade at the top of the mitten. To participate in this event, you need to be able to cast on and off, knit, purl and read a pattern. This is suitable for a reasonably confident knitter. Not suitable for beginners.
£50 per perso...
Spring simplistic hanging wreath ring made using brass, seasonal flowers and foliage.
£15 1.5 hr session 10.30am – 12 pm
To Book: email@example.com
This workshop will teach you how to work a closed cast on, knit the toe, increase for gusset, turn the heel and work the heel flap and how to do a stretchy cast off. In addition you will learn how to knit socks on circular needles using the magic loop method. You will also learn how to knit 2 socks at a time. All materials supplied. Suitable for confident novice and intermediate knitters.
£50 per person
please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details and booking...
Introduction to making your own flowers to adorn garments, hats, hair. Perfect for creating something for a summer season of parties and weddings. We will make individual flowers using delicate synthetic fabrics,assembling together all elements like petals, leaves, stalks, stamens etc. together. You will learn how to make individual elements using simple techniques, involving hand stitching without using any glue. Flowers will be embellished with various beads and crystals. Please bring yo...
Ocean Studios Resident Susie Abel and a group of friends are crocheting, Knitting, a daisy chain to raise money and awareness for a little girl called daisy who has mitochondrial disease. We are hoping that some of you might like to help make daisies and if possible donate some pennies. The daisy chain will be displayed at Royal William yard in September at the Plymouth Art Weekender. No joining needed just pop along on these dates.
Shawls are fun and feature unusual stitch patterns. In this class you will learn the elongated and crossed stitch patterns used in both designs. You will also be shown how to add beads using a crochet hook how to work a beaded cast off and how to shape both shawls. In the afternoon you will be able to start your own shawl. You will need 400m/100g of 4ply or 4ply sock yarn, 4mm x 80cm circular needle 30g 6/0 seed beads and 0.75 crochet hook. Pattern is provided.
Workshop with Clare-Elizabeth Kilgour
Morning & Afternoon Session
10.30am - 12pm / 1.30pm - 3pm
Create your very own personalised design on a drinking Glass or set of two coasters £10 per person learn how to transfer your own stencil designs and etch away the surface of glass using the sand blaster.
For more information and booking please contact email@example.com
Local artist collective LOCI will be taking over the Making Table, discussing their current venture the ‘Wallflower Mural Project’ a public art project for Plymouth on the lead up to Plymouth 2020 Mayflower commemorations. Come and join them to discuss plans, concepts, designs and to find out more about the local artists.
April 8th, May 6th, June 3rd, 1st July
Screenprint your own slogan T.
At the Maker Table, Ocean Studios, Royal William Yard.
April 6th, 1pm-4pm
May 4th May 1pm- 4pm
June 1st 1pm - 4pm
With Printmaker Sue Lewry
Book in advance online at www.suelewry.com
6 places for children age 8+years old
£15 per person
Bring your own T’s (you can print more that one)
All other materials and equipment provided
Available Dates: 04.04.18 - 05.04.18
Come along and make a beaded necklace, headband or bracelet to take home with you! All materials provided. Booking essential. £10 per child. Maximum 8 children per workshop.
For more information or booking: firstname.lastname@example.org
Keen Knitter? Come and join Wool Palette knitting group organised by Barbara Greep, for a knitting session on the Ocean Studios Making Table. To book and find out more contact Barbara at email@example.com.
Dates for your diaries:
03.04.18 / 08.05.18 / 05.06.18 / 03.07.18
Bring your family and little ones along for a creative session with oodles of fun. Supervised by an experienced tutor, Mini Makers offers the opportunity for children to create, interact and unleash their artistic talent! The first session of 2018 focuses on shadow-puppets, so you can make your own and test it out! Mini Maker sessions are free with all materials provided, though donations for these materials are recommended. No need to book, simply drop in for the session, taking...
On Thursday afternoons Ocean Studios Resident Esin Forster welcomes you to join her painting group, a place to meet a bunch of friendly people, looking to learn new skills and techniques. Make sure you contact Esin beforehand to book a space.
£10 per session all materials included.
For further information and booking please call Esin : 0776 040 1477
Join Ocean Studios Resident Esin Forster for taster sessions exploring, painting, drawing, felt making, sculpting, printmaking, mosaic and ceramics. Perfect if you are looking to learn a new skill! Each week you will be learning something new, to get more information make sure you contact Esin prior to the session.
For more information and booking please contact Esin : 0776 040 1477
£10 per session, all material are included.