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Option 1:

Join an existing class.

This button will show you any dates that other people have already set, and want you to join them.

Please check here first; if you don't see any dates you can do, come back to this page and move on to Option 2, below.

Option 2:

Set up a new class.

This button will come up with all the available dates and times for you to set up a new date for this class.

Choose how many people you're booking for below, and then choose a date from the calendar.

The date you choose will later be added to 'Option 1' so that other people can join you, unless you chose a private class (you can do that during the booking process).

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Gift a Class!

 

Purchase a class as a gift for your friends!

Praise for classes at The Little Craftery:

 

"Very good course. Well taught, everyone completed a lovely ring which fitted.  Nice environment.  Good value, includes all materials.  Highly recommend." - Clare, Ring Making Class.

 

"I had a lovely time making my bracelet. The class was well taught - it was so nice having such a patient teacher who explained things clearly. The other ladies doing the course were friendly as well so it made it more fun. Thank you. " - Denise, Macrame Bracelet Class.

 

"Wendy is very friendly and welcoming! I enjoyed the class so much that I am going back to future classes! It's the perfect place to learn new skills and make new friends." - Diane, Needle Felting Cats Class.

We received a diamond award for getting so many great reviews on craftcourses.com!  Click to read more!

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Lampshade Making

£37 - 2½ hours

 

Learn to make a gorgeous double-sided drum lampshade, finished to a professional standard!  You can choose to make either a 20 or 30cm lampshade for either a hanging pendant light or a lamp base to suit your room decor perfectly.  Enjoy a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, and get stuck into a new hobby!

Suitable for complete beginners, you will be guided through every step by Wendy, owner of The Little Craftery, and life-long crafter. 

 

The workshop runs for approximately 2½ hours.  Enjoy a chat with like minded people and learn some new skills! 

The price includes tools and materials except the fabric, which you will need to bring with you (there will be a small selection available to purchase on the day).

FAQs

Who is the class for?

Anyone over the age of 16 is welcome!  Suitable for complete beginners or those with more experience, it's a nice relaxed and friendly class. 

What's involved?

Wendy will take you through the tools and materials you will need and the basic techniques you will learn.  You’ll choose to make either a 20cm or 30cm lampshade which can fit either a pendant light or lamp base.  Wendy will show you every step of the way to creating gorgeous, professional standard lampshades!

What's included?

The price includes everything you need except the fabric, which you will need to bring with you (there will be a small selection available to purchase on the day, but we can't guarantee it will suit your home).  Refreshments are included.

What are the design options?

When you arrive at your class, you will be given the choice of either a 20cm or a 30cm lampshade.  How it will look all depends on the fabric you bring!  You'll make a double-sided shade, so it's up to you what design you have on the inside, and what you have on the outside.

What do I need to bring?

It's a double-sided shade, so you'll need 2 pieces of fabric; one for the inside, one for the outside.  A woven fabric without stretch is best (we recommend quite thin cotton, linen or poly blends).  Both pieces of fabric will need to be at least 30cm wide x 100cm long (just ask your fabric supplier to cut 30cm, the length of your piece of fabric will be the standard width of the roll).

If you use reading glasses or similar, you may wish to bring them too.

How long will the class last?

The class will last approximately 2 to 2½ hours.  It’s best to allow a little extra time as classes sometimes over-run depending on group sizes.

Where is the class held?

Classes are held in The Little Craftery in Field Row, Worthing, which is designed to be a functional, comfortable workspace for up to 3 participants.  The shop will be closed to the public during your class, so you don’t need to worry about interruptions.  If you have any special access requirements, please contact Wendy at The Little Craftery before you book to discuss, and to find out if access is available for you.

Do we need to book?

Yes, please do book in advance, as there are a limited number of places on each class (a maximum of 3 people per open class), and we wouldn’t want you to be disappointed!  We require full payment in advance in order to secure your booking.  Online payments will be taken securely by either Square or Paypal (don’t worry, you don’t have to have a Paypal account!).  If you’d rather not book online, you can book in person at The Little Craftery.

How do I book?

You can book on this page; just go to the 'Book Here' section above, and you'll see there are two options.

Option 1 is to check for classes already open; these are the dates that other people have already set, and are happy for you to join them.  If there are no dates that you can do there, then come back to this page and go to option 2.

Option 2 is where you can set up a new date.  Start by choosing how many people are in your group, and you'll be taken to a new calendar where you can choose any date and time you like.  You can also decide if you want it to be a private class, or if you'd like us to open it up for others to join you.

Why are there no dates available?

You haven't set one yet!  Instead of us trying to guess when you might want your class, it's easier if you tell us.

If you want an open class with other people, you can choose your own date by going straight to 'Option 2' in the Book Here section above.  If it's just one or two people that you book for, we'll open that date up for others to book onto (unless you chose a private session).

Any bookings for 3 people or more will automatically be set as a private session.

How many people are needed for a class?

We need at least 2 people per class, unless you've chosen to pay the additional supplement fee for a one-on-one (single person) class.

If you've set a new date and no-one else books onto it, we'll unfortunately have to reschedule or cancel your class.  You'll be notified by email and text message 24 hours in advance, with options to either reschedule to a later date, or cancel for a full refund. 

The maximum number of people per class depends on the class, and how much space it takes to do it (for this class it's 3 people).

Can I book a one-on-one session?

Of course!  For private sessions of just one person, we charge a supplement fee (which is 80% of the cost of the class, rounded to the nearest £1).  Private sessions of two or more people have no additional charge, so it might be worthwhile bringing a friend!

What's the cancellation policy?

If you are unable to attend your class, please let us know as soon as possible. 

If you cancel more than 7 days in advance of the class - You'll be eligible for a full refund or a reschedule, as you prefer.

If you cancel within 7 days of the class (up to 24 hours before the class) - you're not eligible for a refund, but you can reschedule.

If you cancel within 24 hours of the class - you're not eligible for a refund or a reschedule.

Failure to show up for your class will not be eligible for a refund or reschedule.

In any circumstance where a class is cancelled by The Little Craftery, we will attempt to contact you in advance as soon as possible to either reschedule or offer a full refund, as you prefer.

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