Why not develop a new skill ?
Add a course to your booking, whilst staying at The Look Out
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Stained glass - suitable for beginners
Discover the beauty of glass. Learn how to cut glass safely and assemble your shapes using lead came or fusing. By the end of the course you will have made a small decorative panel to take home and develop greater understanding of how glass is used in various ways from leaded light to fused glass. Fused glass will need to be fired in the kiln and needs 24 hours to cool.
Silk Painting - suitable for beginners or those with some experience
At the start of this course you will be able to try out the beautiful silk paints on samples of silk. You will learn the effects of salt on wet silk and how to use gutta to outline a design. Using silk stretched on a wooden frame you will be able to transfer a design of your choice and use the stunning colours to complete it. You will be able to take home your completed work which could be made into a cushion cover.
Decoupage - no experience necessary
An opportunity to gain the skills to transform plain items into something uniquely personal and decorative. At the end of the course you will take away your decorated work and the knowledge to be able to create individual objects for your own home or as gifts.
Quilting - for beginners and those wishing to learn more
An opportunity to learn the techniques of quilt making involving designing blocks, layering and stitching. There will be a choice of materials available to use and plenty of help on hand to ensure success. By the end of the course you will have created a panel of blocks to demonstrate your new skills and hopefully inspire you to do more.
Bread making - no experience necessary
Learn how to make an everyday loaf with four simple ingredients. Find out how the different types of flour can alter the final product. Sourdough is a very popular bread. This is an opportunity to learn how to make a sourdough loaf and to take home your bread and a sourdough starter to grow on.
How to make a Booking
Each of these courses lasts for 3 hours and is available at a cost of £95 per person including all materials. If you would like to book a course while you stay with us then please do so on the bookings page. If you need any further information on the courses or would like to discuss them then please don't hesitate to call us on +44 1295 678 749 or +44 7807505034