AC9606

Festive decorations Willow wire and fabric baubles

Alexander Centre, Tavistock

Who is this course for?

Suitable for anyone. This is a course for all abilities.

Course content

Using a range of materials and techniques, including willow and wire to make stars and frames, decorating baubles with beautiful fabrics, buttons and other craft materials to make gorgeous handmade baubles for yourself or to give as unique gifts.

Working in a supportive atmosphere, get into the festive spirit and produce some truly creative pieces to decorate your home or delight friends and relatives.

Support and feedback

Demonstration and instruction from tutor. One to one support as appropriate. Ongoing review of set tasks and outcomes through discussion with tutor and group.

Informal talks and feedback and a short learning plan to complete.

Additional costs and requirements

An apron or old clothes to work in as different materials can be messy.

No entry requirements.

You may be eligible for a learner bursary if you can demonstrate that attending a course will improve your wellbeing. Eligibility is determined after a short interview with a member of our learning support team. You must be aged 19 or over on 31st August 2019 and your household income below £15,276 to access this fund. Contact your local centre for more details.”

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

In order to progress at a pace you are comfortable with and to get the best from the course you may wish to continue work or practice techniques between sessions. The tutor may set some optional tasks for individuals or the whole group, both within the sessions and to do in your own time.

About the tutor

Franca Westaway has been teaching art and design since she came to the South West in the 1990s. Franca is passionate about helping others to gain creative skills and confidence, whatever their area of interest. She has a wide range of experience both in schools and with people of all ages within the community and is particularly keen on 3D and practical techniques across many materials and disciplines, as well as the use of art for personal development and expression and as a therapeutic tool.

DayWednesday
Start date20 Nov 2019
End date20 Nov 2019
Start time10:00
End time13:00
Cost£21
Concessions not available
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