Decorative fairy dresses
Who is this course for?
Do you enjoying creating beautiful handmade gifts or treasures?
Would you like to learn how to design and make bespoke 3D decorative fairy dresses from paper and ribbon?
If so, this sounds like a workshop you will enjoy.
Come along and learn how to fold and glue paper and ribbon together to make a beautiful decorative fairy dress.
You will be working with your tutor in a virtual learning environment using an online video platform called Zoom. You will be accompanied in your virtual class, with other learners.
You will be guided, by our tutor, through the processes needed to fold paper into beautiful fairy dresses, that can be used as decorations.
The session is designed to promote sharing ideas in a supportive setting where your creativity will unfold, and you will be proud of your handiwork.
All that is left is to decide what paper to use and where you will display your dresses.
Support and feedback
Your tutor will give practical demonstrations, have discussions, set tasks, give feedback and will support you throughout the course. You will work with your tutor on your personal goals within the structure of the course.
Additional costs and requirements
This course is delivered online and provided free of charge. You will, however, need a computer or a tablet with a stable internet connection, as well as a built in or external microphone and camera to attend the course.
To be able to take part in online learning you will be sent a zoom invitation with your access code.
You will need to provide your own resources as listed below:-
A variety of paper, in an assortment of colours/patterns.
Paper cutting scissors.
Odd bits of ribbon, lace, ric rac (whatever you would like to include in your dresses.
Glue gun and glue sticks.
About the tutor
Your tutor will be Amanda Barrud.
Amanda teaches across a broad curriculum including craft and Family Learning, in addition to Independent Living and Life Skills to adults with learning disabilities. Before taking up employment with Learn Devon in 2002, Amanda worked for the Kent Institute of Art and Design after graduating from the University of Kent with a degree in Psychology.
Her approach to teaching is to provide a supportive environment to encourage experimentation, the trying out of new ideas to enable learners to be challenged. She is reputed to be patient, and eager to explore new techniques and materials to enthuse and inspire her classes.
A mother of 4 children and 1 grandchild, Amanda believes that her life experience has had a positive impact on her teaching. She also works for Mencap, coordinating events and activities for adults with learning disabilities in North Devon.