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Autumn Courses at Straight Curves

Autumn Courses

…starting in September, indulge in some creative me time

This term, we have a range of courses in different arts and crafts. We have a few places available on most of the courses although a few have already sold out. We are working on next year’s programme all the time so if you fancy planning please check out our crafty calendar.

Featured in the photo above our new two-day spinning course has just one place left in October. Our virtual art journaling and dressmaking courses on Friday evenings are running in two shorter blocks this term to make them more affordable. The first starts on September 8th for 4 weeks, followed by another 4-week course after that.

Fancy a weekly social? Don’t forget the Woolly Wednesdays happen every Wednesday at 10 am and 6.30 pm there is no need to book and it’s just £4.50 for adults and £4 with a gold card. Just turn up with your project(s) and enjoy a natter and a cuppa (well two actually and biscuits). We have had quite a few new people join us recently which has been great and we always have space for more. Please note this is not a taught session, just a social.

Our Crafty Calendar

Our after-school clubs in school start again this term with Highfield Hall, Brockwell Juniors, Brockwell Infants, Hady Hill and Holme Hall all taking part.

You can buy our crafty kits in the studio or online and get yourself all stocked up for the festive season. Whether you fancy making people the gifts or gifting the kits there is lots to choose from including our Christmas pudding sweet basket shown in the picture above.

Looking forward to seeing what you all create this term and the next newsletter will have more of the C word in it so get prepared.

Courses in the Studio


Dressmaking: The Sequel 5 weeks Fri 5 Sept 6.30 pm £120


Watercolour Course 5 weeks Tue 12 Sept 10 am £107


Drawing with Coffee Course 5 weeks Thurs 14 Sept 1 pm £105


Back to Basics Drawing 5 weeks Thurs 14 Sept 6.30 pm £105


Felted and Embellished Art 5 weeks Thurs 14 Sept 6.30 pm £132


Illustrative Drawing and Painting 6 weeks Fri 15 Sept 10 am £140


Beginners’ Sewing Machine Skills 3 weeks Sun 17 Sept 10 am £160


Beginners’ Crochet Course 5 weeks Sun 17 Sept 2 pm £130


Dressmaking 5 weeks Tues 19 Sept 1.30 pm £155


Dressmaking 5 weeks Tues 19 Sept 6.3opm £155


Dressmaking: The Sequel 5 weeks Fri 6 Oct 6.30 pm £120


Spinning Course 5 weeks Sat 7 Oct 10 am £130


Virtual Courses


Virtual Art Journaling 5 weeks Fri 5 Sept 7 pm £60


Virtual Art Journaling 5 weeks Fri 6 Oct 7 pm £70


Workshops in the Studio


CrafTEA Club Mondays 4 Sept onwards 9.30 am £17.50


Untutored Life Drawing Sun 17 Sept 10 am £25


Overlocker Driving License Tues 26 Sept 4.30 pm £36


JumpingCLAY Modelling Fri 6 Oct 1.30 pm £5


Overlocker Driving License Fri 6 Oct 5 pm £36


Overlocker Driving License Tues 10 Oct 4.30 pm £36


Mixed Media Landscape Sat 14 Oct 10 am £56


Rag Rug Workshop Sun 29 Oct 10 am £66


Untutored Life Drawing Sun 15 Oct 10 am £25


Kid’s Sessions


Sew cool!- Sewing Machine Course 5 weeks Sun 17 Sept 4.30 pm £105


Home Education Sessions Fri 6 Oct 11.30 am £4.50


Our Crafty Calendar


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