Free craft demos at Devon Guild - Sat 28 Jul 2018 -Sat 28 Jul 2018

Isabella Whitowrth-Open Air Indigo Dyeing. 10am-4pm

Saturday 24 March: Vicky Whelpton - hand decorating ceramic jugs

10am – 12.30pm & 1.30 – 4pm. FREE.

Ceramicist Vicky Whelpton is here to show us how she decorates her beautiful pots and tableware. You can chat to her about her making, processes and the techniques she uses in her craft.

Free, drop in - no need to book.

Saturday 21 April: Lucy Gibson - enamelling techniques

Time: 10am -1pm. FREE

Lucy will bring in test pieces of silver, acid etched pieces of silver, engraving tools, enamels and do demonstrations of how the silver is prepared for enamelling and the laying of enamels and firing process.

Free, drop in - no need to book.

Saturday 19 May: John Hagger - traditional leather belt making

10am – 12.30 pm& 1.30 – 4pm.

Watch John Hagger apply a range of patterns to leather that will be made into belts using a hand operated rolling press. Come and have a go at pressi ng your choice of pattern and then using rivets to create your own belt; a customised version can be purchased  for £25.

Free - no need to book for the demo but please purchase if you decide to customise your belt ...

Saturday 9 June: Fran Benatt -  ceramic decoration techniques

10am – 12.30pm & 1.30 – 4pm
Fran will be here showing us her speical techniques in ceramic decoration. ''My pots, which are fired to stoneware temperature ,are decorated with wax resist and sgraffito applied over washes of glazes and oxides. The abstract patterns are inspired by nature.''

Free, drop in - no need to book.

Saturday 28 July: Isabella Whitworth -  open air indigo dyeing

Free, drop in - no need to book.


All held at:
Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon, TQ13 9AF



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Image (top-bottom) John Hagger, Guild Member, leatherworking in studio; taking enamel out of kiln

Hand decorated pear and apple ceramic jugs by Vicky Whelpton