Workshops – Cape Breton Centre for Craft

Workshops

We offer a variety of workshops throughout the year. Our workshops provide scope for collective creativity, individual expression, technical mastery, and innovation. From introductory day sessions to more intense advanced multi-day workshops, we endeavour to accommodate all skill and interest levels.

Please note there are no refunds for missed workshops. If, for any reason, it is necessary for the Centre to cancel a workshop, students will be notified prior to the commencement of the workshop and offered a full refund.

Mug of the Month – 19+ – June 7

Mug of the Month - 19+ Date: Friday, June 7, 2019 Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Instructor: Trevor Novak Fee: $45 (tax included) About Mug of the Month: This is a fun and easy two-hour class of guided instructions to help create your very own mug. It is beginner level with no previous experience required and you will use various clay hand-building techniques to craft a true…

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Introduction to Hand Embroidery

Introduction to Hand Embroidery Date: May 22, 2019 (Wednesday) Time: 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Instructor:  Juliana Scherzer Fee: $50.00 plus tax (Members) | Fee: $57.50 plus tax (Non Members)  Embroidery is the craft of decorating fabric or other materials using a needle to apply thread or yarn. Hand embroidery is one of the oldest and most beautiful sewing skills one could master. Students will learn basic embroidery stitches and…

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Experimenting with Stitched Shibori (Introductory Level)

Experimenting with Stitched Shibori (Introductory Level) Date: May 29, 2019 (Wednesday) Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Instructor: Juliana Scherzer Fee: $50 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $57.50 plus HST (Non Members) A workshop focused on exploring stitched shibori techniques and patterns. We will learn multiple basic techniques and tips and then begin trying our own things based off this information. This workshop is a space for…

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Stacking Ring Jewellery (Introductory Level)

Stacking Ring Jewellery (Introductory Level) Date: May 13 & May 27, 2019 (Mondays, 2 weeks) Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Instructor: Tammy McClennan Fee: $50 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $57.50 plus HST (Non Members) In this 2-day workshop, students will learn basic goldsmithing techniques to create multiple stacking rings in sterling silver. Students will learn piercing, forming and soldering as well as finishing and decorative techniques…

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Earrings, Jewellery (Introductory Level)

Earrings, Jewellery (Introductory Level) Date: April 15, April 29 & May 6, 2019 (Mondays, 3 weeks) Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Instructor: Tammy McClennan Fee: $75 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $86.25 plus HST (Non Members) In this workshop, students will learn jewellery and metalsmithing techniques to create a minimum of 2 pairs of statement earrings and/or studs. Students will be shown 3D forming, texturing and…

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Felted Halloween Pumpkins (Introductory Level)

Felted Halloween Pumpkins (Introductory Level) Date: October 26, 2019 (Saturday) Time: 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm Instructor: Larysa Grygoryan Fee: $35 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $40.25 plus HST (Non Members) Kit cost: $10 (payable in. person to the Instructor) Come and join Larysa in some spooky Halloween fun. She will teach you how to make these adorable little felted pumpkins. Discover the many different techniques which are…

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Oil Painting Landscape (Intermediate to Advanced Level)

Oil Painting Landscape (Intermediate to Advanced Level) Date: November 2, 2019 (Saturday) Time: 9:30 am to 3:30 pm Instructor: Christopher Gorey Fee: $96 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $110.04 plus HST (Non Members) Topics covered will be Methods and Materials used in landscape oil painting; How to isolate and symplify the landscape; buildings in the landscape, value relationships, design and colour harmonies and mixing will be touched…

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