Workshops

Come along to the Paper and Smiles Studio and join in with one of our art and craft workshops, most of our workshops are suitable for all ages and abilities - please check out the full detailed description in the shop listing for more specific details on each workshop.
  
The Studio is located in a peaceful corner in the grounds of Woodborough Garden Centre - you can make a full day of your visit as there are lots of other independent businesses onsite including antique and gift shops, a beauty salon and hairdressers, cafes and of course the garden centre itself.
  
Paper and Smiles Studio - Craft Workshops in Wiltshire
  
I also regularly welcoming some guest hosts into the studio - these are clearly marked below with links to the relevant website for booking.  All of my workshops can be booked via the web shop or directly with me in the Studio.

January

Saturday 25th 11am-1pm Beeswax Wrap Workshop £20pp
Saturday 25th 2.30-3pm Beeswax Wrap Block Demonstration £5pp

 February

Saturday 1st 2-4pm

Beginners Dot Mandala Workshop - with Dots and Blocks

Welcome to the beautiful world of dot mandalas and mindfulness. Their circular shape and symmetry is very pleasing to the eye, and creating them is a deeply absorbing and relaxing process. You will learn how to create beautiful dot mandalas, and be fully immersed in the present moment.  Visit the Dots & Blocks Website to book your space. 

£25pp
Monday 3rd  7-9pm

Beeswax Wraps Workshop

£20pp
Saturday 8th  10am - 1pm

SOLD OUT - Jewellery Moves Silver Bangle Workshop

£75pp
Friday 14th 10.30am - 12.30pm

Beeswax Wrap Workshop

£20pp
Saturday 15th 10am - 1pm

Beginners Sewing Workshop, get familiar with your machine, make and apron - Guest Host Ramona from R Hensel Fashion Design

£45pp

March

Saturday 7th 10am - 1pm

Jewellery Moves - Silver Ring Workshop

Each participant will learn the skills and techniques to make two silver rings (one will be hand-stamped and personalised). At the workshop you will learn to saw, file, hand-stamp, solder and finish two silver rings which fit you perfectly. The cost of the workshop is £65 per person and includes all materials and instruction (no previous experience is necessary).
Please email Fiona@jewellerymoves.com to reserve your place or pay via the Eventbrite Link. Payment will be taken in advance of the class

£65pp

May

Saturday 9th 2-4pm

Beginners Dot Mandala Workshop - with Dots and Blocks

Welcome to the beautiful world of dot mandalas and mindfulness. Their circular shape and symmetry is very pleasing to the eye, and creating them is a deeply absorbing and relaxing process. You will learn how to create beautiful dot mandalas, and be fully immersed in the present moment.  Visit the Dots & Blocks Website to book your space. 

£25pp

June

Saturday 13th 2-4pm

Quote Art Workshop with Dots & Blocks.

We want you to feel that your home is your sanctuary, where you are nurtured and encouraged with gentle reminders and positive affirmations. Join us to learn how to create your own inspirational quote art, in colours and words bespoke for you. No previous creative experience required, we will learn everything together. 

Visit the Dot and Blocks website to book you place

£30pp

July

Saturday 18th 2-4pm

Block Printing Workshop with Dots & Blocks.

Our hand carved wooden printing blocks come direct from artisans in India, where they have been used for printing fabrics for centuries. Hand printing is a slow & methodical process that is deeply absorbing and quiets the mind. All our blocks are ethically sourced, fair trade and sustainable

Visit the Dot and Blocks website to book you place

£25pp

 

  Don't see anything here that takes your fancy?  Then get in touch - I may be able to put a workshop on (or I might know a person who can)!