Workshops


I am running ten adult workshop up until the end of April 2019.  My jewellery workshops are also listed with images here http://www.harleygallery.co.uk/events/studio-workshops/

Wildflower earrings £85
Sunday 3 March
10am – 4pm
Join Laura Baxter in her studio and make beautiful silver earrings inspired by spring blossom, flowers, buds and sprig shapes. Solder, punch, cut, shape, dome and texture silver sheet and wire to make 3 pairs of plant earrings to celebrate Spring.   All materials included.  This workshop was so popular last year I am running two sessions.

Wildflower earrings £85
Friday 8 March
10am – 4pm
Join Laura Baxter in her studio and make beautiful silver earrings inspired by spring blossom, flowers, buds and sprig shapes. Solder, punch, cut, shape, dome and texture silver sheet and wire to make 3 pairs of plant earrings to celebrate Spring.   All materials included.

Wildflower brooches £95
Sunday 10 March
10am – 4pm
Join Laura Baxter in her studio and make a brooch inspired by British wildflowers from the woodlands and road verges. Using silver sheet and wire you will use your drawings or Laura’s flower templates to create your own plant narrative within a brooch frame.  All materials included.  This workshop was so popular last year I am running two day sessions.

Wildflower brooches £95
Friday 15 March
10am – 4pm
Join Laura Baxter in her studio and make a brooch inspired by British wildflowers from the woodlands and road verges. Using silver sheet and wire you will use your drawings or Laura’s flower templates to create your own plant narrative within a brooch frame.  All materials included.

Buttercups and daisies £90
Sunday 17 March
10am – 4pm
Join Laura Baxter in her workshop and learn how to make silver flowers inspired by buttercups and daisies. Transform your flower heads into  a variety of wearable pieces of nature including earrings, rings or even a little daisy chain.   All materials included.

Primrose pendants £90
Friday 22 March
10am – 4pm
Join Laura Baxter in her workshop and make a pendant inspired by spring flowers including primroses, cherry blossom, flower heads, buds and leaves. Using silver sheet and wire you will learn how to make a cluster of silver flowers to hang together on a silver chain. All materials included. 

Flower rings and pretty things  £90
Friday 29 March
10am – 4pm
Join Laura Baxter in her workshop and come and make silver rings and earrings using different shaped silver sheet and wire.  This is both a beginners class and for those who have more experience. You will be shown all the skills you need to make rings, earrings and silver findings. You will learn some basic soldering skills, sawing and finishing techniques as well as how to create texture on metal with different hammers and punches.  A fun beginners day. All materials included.

Daisy day £95
Friday 5 April 
Join Laura Baxter in her workshop and learn how to use silver sheet and wire to make silver daisy flowers.  Transform your daisies into wearable floral jewellery such as a daisy chain, pendant or bracelet. A fun floral day with all materials included.

Nests from nature £85
Sunday 7 April 
10am – 4pm
Join Laura Baxter in her studio to create your own woven nest in copper wire. Your nest can be purely decorative or to contain something precious.  This is a beginner’s mixed media workshop where you will combine copper wire and metal with paper, feathers, lace, plastics and wood to create your own nature inspired sculptural wire bird’s nest. All materials included but please do bring your own found objects, materials and treasure to personalise your work.

Stone Set Rings
Friday 26 April
Saturday 27 April
10am – 4pm
£160 a day 

Limited to 4 participants per day only
This beginner’s class runs for 2 consecutive days. You can attend for just one day but to ensure you complete your ring and for a richer experience it is advisable to participate in both days. You will learn how to design and make a silver stone set ring with a simple beautiful rub over setting. You will learn some basic stone setting techniques and create a silver bezel to encase a beautiful cabochon or unusual rose cut shaped stone from Laura’s gemstone collection. All materials are included even the semi precious stones. Some more expensive stones, accent little diamonds and gold will also be available to purchase at an extra cost. This workshop is limited to just 4 people per day.

Booking Information
My adult workshops are suitable for total beginners and for those who wish to learn new skills.  Each workshop is limited to just 4- 6 people to ensure a supportive and nurturing experience for all.
Please contact me direct if you wish to book a workshop place.  A 50% deposit is required to secure your place.  Payment can be made by cash, cheque, Paypal or bank transfer.
Workshops include use of all equipment and materials. Refreshments and delicious cake and biscuits is served all day but please provide your own lunch.  Join me in my workshop for a creative and inspirational day set in the beautiful surroundings of Welbeck.

To book call  07939 2386098 or email info@laurabaxter.co.uk

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