ACB539

Festive wreaths

Arts Centre, Bideford

Who is this course for?

Would you like to have a go at making your own festive wreath to decorate your home? If so, this is the workshop for you.

This workshop is aimed at any level, from beginner onwards.

Course content

Using natural materials, you will be guided through all of the techniques needed to make a handmade festive wreath.

You will be able to explore your own ideas and follow set practical tasks.

Support and feedback

Your tutor will support you throughout the course via the online sessions. You will work with your tutor on your personal goals within the structure of the course. You will receive feedback on your progress and suggestions as to how to improve. 

Additional costs and requirements

There are no entry requirements

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

You will need to bring the following items with you if you are able

Secateurs

Wire cutters

18 inch wire wreath base (can be larger if preferred)

1 spool of 20 – 24 gauge florist wire or garden wire or a reel

Pack of florist wire stems

Unused bin bag

Gardening gloves (optional)

Lots of greenery, this can be shared with others in the class so you don’t need to find everything, just bring a selection of greenery, such as:-

Holly

Dogwood

Willow

Silver Birch

Fir

Magnolia

Mistletoe

Pine

Ivy

Eucalyptus

Spruce

Juniper

Rosemary

Moss

Decorative items, as many or a few as you like, such as:-

Gold or silver spray paint (optional)

Twigs

Pine cones

Cinnamon sticks

Artificial berries

Dried Fruit slices

Fresh fruits, such as:- cranberries, citrus fruits, plums

Baubles

Ribbon

Burlap/hessian ribbon

Raffia

Additional information and resources

“How will I learn?

You will be taught in a small, friendly and supportive group, where you will have the opportunity to gain confidence and meet new people. You will be hands on working with your tutor’s support and guidance.

You will be working with associated tools and given appropriate Health and Safety guidelines to follow while completing practical tasks.

Resources and additional information

You will need to bring the following items with you:

Secateurs

Wire cutters

18 inch wire wreath base (can be larger if preferred)

1 spool of 20 – 24 gauge florist wire or garden wire or a reel

Pack of florist wire stems

Unused bin bag

Gardening gloves (optional)

Lots of greenery, this can be shared with others in the class so you don’t need to find everything, just bring a selection:

Holly

Dogwood

Willow

Silver Birch

Fir

Magnolia

Mistletoe

Pine

Ivy

Eucalyptus

Spruce

Juniper

Rosemary

Moss

Decorative items, as many or few as you like, eg: Gold or silver spray paint (optional)

Twigs

Pine cones

Cinnamon sticks

Artificial berries

Dried Fruit slices

Fresh fruits, such as:- cranberries, citrus fruits, plums

Baubles

Ribbon

Burlap/hessian ribbon

Raffia

What can I do next?

You may like to enrol on another craft course with Learn Devon. You may like to join a craft group that meets locally to you.

Your tutor will suggest ideas on what you can practice and how to build on what you have learnt. They will signpost you to other opportunities to support your learning. ”

DaySaturday
Start date11 Dec 2021
End date11 Dec 2021
Start time10:00
End time13:00
Cost£12
Concessions not available
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