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WORKSHOP : March 21, 2015.

GIVE IT A BASH! Pewter workshop with Ella McIntosh

Saturday 21st  March 2015, 10 – 4:30pm

Manchester Craft & Design Centre

£55 per person

 

Have you always fancied a bash at metalwork? Want to learn a new skill? Experience something new? Is your creative side itching to get out? This is your chance…

In this one-day workshop, Ella McIntosh will guide you through designing and making your own unique Pewter Mini Pot which can be used as a planter, vase for your spring buds, pen holder or even a gift. You will have the unique experience of learning a whole range of traditional metalwork skills and techniques first-hand from Ella, including applying pattern to the metal with a rolling mill, soldering Pewter, cutting, and filing amongst others.

Lead-free Pewter is a versatile and ‘eco-friendly’ metal which looks like Silver, but is very low maintenance, can be used with food, and look super stylish around your home. Not only will you take away a Pewter Mini Pot but a variety of metalwork skills and knowledge which you can continue to use – perfect for any budding creative beginners as well as more advanced makers who fancy trying a new media.

All tools and materials are provided.

Ella is an award-winning designer and is based here at Manchester Craft & Design Centre. She is passionate about pewter, and can’t wait for you to fall in love with it too!

For tickets and more information click here or email us. Tickets can also be purchased through the MCDC Office (Monday-Friday).

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