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Hobby Clubs

Broaden your horizons and start a new hobby today!


Being part of a club is a great experience for people of all ages. Our range of clubs provide you with the opportunity to...

🡆 Make friends - One of the best benefits of joining a club is that you can make a lot of new friends, who have a shared interest.

🡆 Pursue your hobbies - If you have a hobby but want to learn more, our clubs are the perfect way to do this.

🡆 Have something to look forward to - Being part of a club brings enjoyment to your life, it gives you something new to look forward to each week.

🡆  Take a break - Take a break from your normal weeknight or daytime routine.

🡆 Progress your interests higher - Our clubs are the perfect start point for potential progression on to a Level 1 course.

 

Clubs Available

Ever wanted to try your hand at creating a mug, vase or plant pot?
This course is perfect for absolute beginners looking to try out something new or for those  with some experience looking to spend a little more time working with clay under guidance.

In this relaxed 5 session workshop you will learn a host of new skills and building techniques. You will be introduce to technical details of slab and press moulding techniques in the first session. Following the first session, if you are a beginner, you can follow suggested templates through demonstration, and if you are an intermediate you can work more independently on a project of your choice, under guidance.

All materials and tools are provided. At the end of the session everybody will play their part in cleaning and tidying up.

There will be a maximum of 12 people on the course. In the event of there not being enough participants the course will be cancelled and all monies refunded.

Attendance:  This club will run for 5 weekly sessions at Boston College Rochford Campus, running from Tuesday 27th September to Tuesday 1st November, 6:00pm - 8:00pm. Please note there will be a week break on Tuesday 25th October for artwork to be fired.

Cost: This club will cost £60.00 - payment to be made at your first session.

Upcycle those old clothes and fabrics you have laying around and learn how to turn them in a lovely memory hare. The finished Mr Hare will stand at 18 inches in height and can be hand embroidered or with a sewing machine.

You will need to bring their own sewing machine, general sewing items and dispersible gel pens.

Cost: This club will cost you £60.00 - payment to be made at your first session.

Attendance:  This club will run for 5 weekly sessions at Boston College Spalding Campus. You can choose to attend on either: 

  • Monday 12th September 2022 - Monday 17th October 2022, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Wednesday 14th September 2022 - Wednesday 19th October 2022, 1:00pm and 3:00p

Materials required to make Mr Hare
1.5m of lightweight calico
2m of fabric scraps or recycled clothing in cotton, cotton blend, linen, stable woven wool (please do not use stretchy fabrics)
1kg wadding
Large sturdy needle
Upholsterers 12-inch needle.
Embroidery wool, can be neutral or contrast
Sewing machine
Paper and fabric scissors
General sewing items

Get into the Christmas spirit by learning to make some special festive items in our Christmas sewing club.
You will learn to make a Christmas Angel, as well as a gingerbread house perfect for storing those festive sweets and treats. Both creations will include hand embroidery that will be learned throughout the classes.

You will need to bring their own sewing machine, general sewing items and dispersible gel pens.

Cost: This club will cost you £60.00 - payment to be made at your first session.

Attendance:  This club will run for 5 weekly sessions at Boston College Spalding Campus. You can choose to attend on either: 

  • Monday 7th November 2022 - Monday 12th December 2022 , 6:00pm and 8:00pm
  • Wednesday 9th November 2022 - Wednesday 14th December 2022, 1:00pm and 3:00pm

Materials required to make a Christmas Angel
30cm of cream or blush coloured cotton jersey
Large square of red felt
40cm cotton Christmas fabric for her skirt and wings
1m narrow red ribbon
Small bag of toy filling
2 small decorative buttons

Materials required to make a Gingerbread House:
1/2m ginger felt
1/2m of cotton lining fabric
Squares of white, dark green, lime green, red felt.
1/2m pelmet Vilene (this is a stiff interfacing)
White, black, green, yellow, and red embroidery threads
Hand embroidery needle
1m x 1cm wide red check ribbon
1m narrow cream ribbon
Small amount of toy stuffing
Fabric glue
Small red and green buttons
Pinking shears
Sewing machine and general sewing equipment

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