We love to host crafting parties for all ages and experience. Whether you want to celebrate a birthday, a wedding, a new baby or say a thank you to someone special we are here to help you organise it.
“Have a Henny” Come to Stronsay for the weekend and have your special friends make beautiful paper flowers to construct an unique bridal bouquet. A bouquet that will not wilt the next day but be a keepsake for ages. Make your table decorations and favours, design your wedding stationery, how about personalised bunting or wall art? Call to discuss all these options and more.
The season starts with a two day stained glass workshop on the 28th and 29th April with Rosalind
For beginners as well as the more experienced. This course cover glass scoring and cutting, soldering (usingcopper foil, not lead) and assembly. You will get advice on pattern design and can make a light catcher or a small glass panel to take home at the end of the two days. Those of you who have been on Rosalind’s courses before know how relaxing and rewarding making your own piece of glass art can be.
The cost for the 2 days is £130. (Half price £65) for Stronsay Residents
NB: one day workshop available also
Introduction to Fibre Hooking
Learn how to hook yarns using a simple crochet hook on hessian and various up-cycled yarns or fabrics using your own unique design to decorate a small hessian bag
Special offer £40 for full day with Simone
Sand art for kids
Half days with Lisa am and pm
£7 for over 5’s (younger children must be accompanied by an adult)
Peg looming weaving.
In this class you will learn how to create a circular piece of weaving on a peg loom using locally-sourced fleeces in natural and hand dyed colours
£80 full day with Simone
Aromatherapy lava bead bracelets.
The lava beads hold essential oils. Select and design your own bracelets
£20 for half day with Melissa
Mirror glaze pendants and bracelets
Select from a variety of designs and make your own
£20 for half day with Melissa
Stained glass effect appliqué patchwork
Just bring needle and thread, everything else supplied
£40 for day with Barbara
Try this relaxing art form, known as yoga for the mind
£20 for Morning workshop with Kim
Afternoon: Stronsay Craft Fair linked with Orkney Nature festival.
Select a crystal, fit it to your choice of setting, super glue it to the filigree flower and add necklace.
£20 Half day with Melissa
Iris folding Technique
Using strips of paper build pretty designs of your choice.
£30 1 day workshop with Dianne
Embroidery greeting cards
£30 I day workshop with Dianne
Materials included for all events
To book or for more information : please email
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Origami Paper Flowers
The Kusudama is a foundation design that helps you enter the amazing world of origami flowers. Use for wedding decorations, party bunting or to brighten your home.
Level: intermediate ( paper folding has to be accurate )
No of participants per workshop: 8
Learn how to prick out a pattern and then sew a beautiful picture or greeting card. Each participant will receive a pattern book to continue this lovely craft.
Level: patterns range in complexity based on experience
Number of participants per workshop: 6
Make beautiful 3D greeting cards using the decoupage technique. Participants can choose from our wide range of kits and then personalise their card for someone special.
Number of participants per workshop: 8
Ages: 10+ (younger children can be catered for if accompanied by parent)
If you want to stick, stitch, knit or punch we have a course for you. Due to our location, we do not schedule courses but are happy to accept bookings. So if you have a few friends who would like to practice a technique or two, just give us a call or email an enquiry and we will do our best to design a course just for you.