All Workshops Commence at 9am with approx 4.30pm finish (The Sunday Show Experience is 8.30am until 1pm) and all take place at The Eagle Road Studios, Unit 2D, Eagle Road, Moons Moat, Redditch, Worcestershire, B98 9HF, United Kingdom. View full list of upcoming workshops.
Please call our Help Team on 0800 6444 655 for more information and further dates available.
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Adventures with Beading ThreadGemma Crow
Whoever knew that beading thread could be so desirable!? Join Gemma Crow on this exciting course to make use of this essential stash item. Create stunning sculptural designs with the addition of genuine gemstones and let your creativity run wild. On the workshop you will have access to a variety of different coloured beading threads, a mixture of findings and a seletion of our genuine gemstones.
Braided BraceletsSara Elvin
Join Guest Designer Sara Elvin creating different styles of bracelets. Sara will go through different techniques making Peruvian Weave, Candy Stripe, Chevron Bracelet and one of the groups choice, time permitting! This course includes everything you need to complete these pieces of jewellery including beads, threading materials and all the tools to perfect these amazing bracelets.
Bridal AccessoriesSheila Davies
Resident Designer Sheila Davies will introduce you to making your own Tiaras, Fascinators and Hair Combs from scratch. During this course you will learn how to make and take home several beautiful items suitable for Weddings, Proms or Parties.
Bridal IntermediateSheila Davies
Join Resident Designer Sheila Davies for the next stage of bridal techniques and designs. You will be creating bridal headdresses based on 1920’s-1930’s Era which is very much a trend of today.
Joining various elements together such as textiles, foundation fabric, lace wire and of course the traditional pearls and quartz. Using a variety of pieces such as Tiaras combs and hair grips
Chain Maille: IntermediateDebbie Bulford
Join Guest Designer Debbie Bulford and design The Rosette Bracelet. This bracelet is a variation on the European 4-1 weave.
With the addition of twisted rings, this gives your creation a totally different look.
Come along and create an exquisite piece of jewellery for you or as a beautiful gift for someone special.
Chips and NuggetsMark Smith
On this incredible workshop you will receive a friendly and relaxed day of tuition from our popular Guest Designer Mark Smith. He will share his passion for making beautiful jewellery with genuine gemstone Chips and Nuggets. Mark will share various techniques such as colour grading stones into a Lariat style necklace, making a triple plaited necklace and creating stunning memory wire bracelet and earring set. In addition, you will also learn to incorporate Macramé and chips into stylish jewellery as well learning a quadrant weave and charm style bracelets.
Fashion LeatherNatalia Colman
Learn how to use fashion leather to create stunning pieces of jewellery with JM Guest Designer, Natalia Colman. Natalia guides you through the process of working with the leather to create four unique and different designs. This workshop includes two pieces of colourful fashion leather, findings, and all the tools and templates you will need to make your own amazing leather jewellery.
Please note: This workshop is perfect for beginners. No previous experience of jewellery making is necessary.
Tooling LeatherNatalia Colman
Learn how to use veg tan tooling leather to create stunning pieces of jewellery with Guest Designer, Natalia Colman. Natalia guides you through the process of working with this untreated leather to create four unique and different designs. This workshop includes two pieces of tooling leather, findings, and all the tools and templates you will need to make your own amazing leather jewellery. This workshop is perfect for beginners. No previous experience of jewellery making is necessary.
Friendly PlasticLiz Welch
Join Guest Designer Liz Welch guiding you through friendly plastic projects. An array of projects throughout the day. Taking you through the basics and then on to
learning to cut out shapes and fuse together, to make a pair of earrings. Decorative ways of using up scraps and off cuts with Mica Powders, Transfer Foils and Gilding Flakes. How to use a bezel to "cut" a shape from Friendly Plastic and insert it using heat and much more!
Introduction to Jewellery MakingLinda Brumwell
If you're new to jewellery making and want to learn all the essential techniques then this is the perfect workshop for you.
Join experienced Resident Designer Linda to learn how to make necklaces, earrings and bracelets with genuine gemstones in this fabulous workshop.
Learn how to make Jewellery with different shapes of genuine gemstones. You will also have the opportunity to try a range of jewellery making mediums for beginners including wirework, macramé and kumihimo.
You will also learn about gemstones in this Workshop, use Linda's knowledge to your advantage and ask as many questions as you like! And take home everything you have made during the day such as earrings, a necklace and a bracelet.
JM Business AcademyAngela Edwards
On this course you will receive a full friendly and relaxed day of tuition from our expert Angela Edwards. Learn how to create a plan to successfully sell your products at craft fairs, jewellery parties and through online social networking outlets. You will also consider how to access potential customers and generate leads to secure current and future sales. Our expert will explore with you how to price your products to appeal to your customers. We will teach you how to look after current and potential customers and gain future sales. In addition you will learn to identify and profile your target market so it will be easier for you to sell to the right people at the right price, using the right outlets. Also covered on this course are the legal requirements and insurances you will need when selling your products. Watch video about JM Business Academy course.
Customer Comment: "I went away knowing that I can be successful in my business. "
Get to know the essential techniques and knotting formations to create these vastly popular designs. Learn Square Stitch, Twist Stitch, Slip Knot and Sliding Knot as well as many others. You will finish the day with 6 completed designs and are sure to be bitten by the Macramé bug!
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Customer Comment: "This course is the best I have been on, Thanks JewelleryMaker! "
Macramé: IntermediateMark Smith
Join Guest Designer Mark Smith on his brand new "Intermediate Macrame" Workshop. Spend a relaxed and enjoyable day taking your Macrame techniques to the next level. You will learn how to make the beautiful "Goddess Bracelet" and The 3 strand "Stained Glass Window" cuff.
Get to grips with Macrame Cabochon wrapping and explore the world of "Cavandoli" knotting with pins to make a wonderful Zig-Zag beaded bracelet.
The course includes everything you need to complete these pieces of jewellery including beads, threading materials and all the tools to perfect these amazing techniques.
On this incredible Perspex workshop you will enjoy a fabulous day of tuition from Resident Designer Hannah Oxberry. You will learn all the essential skills used in this medium including; cutting, sanding, polishing and how to add chains and embellishments. Take your jewellery designs in a new direction!
Exploring Colour Polymer ClayDebbie Bulford
Join Debbie Bulford to build your own colour palate out of Polymer Clay and create a signature blend to make your designs stand out from the crowd. During the workshop you will complete your own colour chart to give you a recipe card for all your future creations. This workshop is perfect for all lovers of Polymer Clay!
Polymer Clay (Advanced): Millefiori ClayDebbie Bulford
Take your polymer clay adventure one step further by introducing Millefiori. Taken from the Italian for "A Thousand Flowers" it was originally a technique used for making decorative glass works, but a similar process can now be used to make a variety of spectacular polymer clay canes. Join Debbie to discover this intriguing art form and create a myriad of possibilities for your polymer clay designs.
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Customer Comment: "I am more confident with Polymer Clay now and full of ideas! "
Polymer Clay (Advanced): Mokume Gane ClayDebbie Bulford
The Japanese term for "woodgrained metal", Mokume Gane (pronounced moe-koo-may-gahn-ay) in polymer clay terms is a method of stacking or layering polymer clay. This technique achieves a range of interesting and beautiful designs that you can use to enhance your creations and add to your range of skills. Designer Debbie Bulford will then demonstrate how to incorporate your peices into beautiful jewellery.
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Customer Comment: "I enjoyed the whole experience and meeting the other jewellery makers. "
Polymer Clay (Advanced): Trinket BoxesDebbie Bulford
Join Debbie Bulford and create truly unique gifts boxes and pendants.
These designs are inspired by the Japanese tradition of Inro boxes, originally worn on a cord around the waist to hold identity seals, medicine or special trinkets.
There are many ways of decorating your boxes: polymer clay canes, surface transfer images, stamping inks, permanent ink pens, or paint the list goes on!
Silver ClayNatalia Colman
In this introduction to Silver Clay, specialist Natalia Colman will take you through the basic skills of using this amazing product. From how to handle the clay, to rolling and cutting out your designs. Once you have created your pieces you will be taken through a variety of sanding and firing techniques to create your very own masterpiece. Each course includes 20 grams of Silver Clay to transform during your workshop.
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Customer Comment: "I learnt a new skill, made some fabulous jewellery and met some lovely people. "
Silver Clay Gemstone SettingNatalia Colman
Join Silver Clay expert Natalia Colman and take your next step with this exciting new JewelleryMaker workshop. Natalia will guide you through the various steps of gemstone setting in Silver Clay and how you can create some beautiful pieces with the addition of some of your favourite gemstones. Guests will each get a pack of Silver Art Clay and a selection of gemstones to choose from to use during the day.
Silver Clay RingsNatalia Colman
Take the next step in your Silver Clay journey with the JewelleryMaker Silver Clay Rings Course. Having learnt the basic skills of using this very versatile product you will be instructed on how to measure and prepare to make a Silver Clay Ring of your very own. Using our Silver Clay Syringe and Silver Clay Paste will allow you to enhance your overall designs and add to your 20 grams of silver clay to use on the day.
Customer Comment: "It taught me exactly what I needed to know, straight to the point, Natalia was a helpful and encouraging tutor. "
Resident Designer Linda Brumwell will take you through the various steps in Soutache and get you started with this exciting medium. During the workshop you will learn to wrap soutache braids with round gemstones, how to set and wrap a cabochon and how to back a piece with ultrasuede backing. All materials will be provided on the day.
Structured Wire ProjectsGemma Crow
Join Gemma Crow and take your wire working to the next level by learning how to use our higher guages of wire with ease. Develop new skills that will enable you to successfully manipulate, Texture and shape your wire into strong, durable and beautiful Jewellery with ease. While working your way through three elegant and varied designs you will not only gain skills but also the confidence to venture further along your wire-work journey.
Come and join us at the JewellereyMaker Studios for our Sunday Show Experience.
Every Sunday we will be inviting a group of 5 lucky guests to join us live in the studios free of charge and take part in their very own ‘Challenge’! For those of you who remember our original ‘Sunday Sofa’ the format is slightly similar but with a twist …
The Experience will take place in our Brand New Workshop Room adjacent to the live JewelleryMaker studio so you will be right in the heart of the action, as well as taking part yourself. Each individual will be given a selection of items from the live show and asked to create something spectacular. You will also be invited to bring in any of your own projects that you may be having difficulty with; after all you will be joined by one of our expert Guest Designers to help you along the way.
As the show will be live, this is not an experience for the camera shy as we will be visiting you during the show to see how you are getting on. We also expect that you are an active jewellery maker already and have at least a basic knowledge of making. All guests will also need to have an active JewelleryMaker account.
As demand is extremely high for places we advise that booking is on a first come first serve basis and we cannot guarantee places until confirmation has been sent.
PLEASE NOTE: - DUE TO HIGH DEMAND OF INTEREST, CUSTOMERS WHO HAVE PREVIOUSLY ATTENDED THE SUNDAY SHOW EXPERIENCE CAN ONLY REAPPLY ONCE EVERY 6 MONTHS.
Vintage WorkshopGemma Crow
Combine old and the new in our Vintage Workshop. Guest Designer Gemma Crow will guide you through various beading and wirework techniques to create some beautifully inspired jewellery. Have a blast from the past and take home some amazing designs incorporating some of your most treasured items.
Wire MeshGemma Crow
Join Guest Designer Gemma Crow to create incredible jewellery designs with Wire Mesh. Explore this exciting medium and learn a selection of incredible techniques that will take your jewellery making in another direction.
Wirework for BeginnersLouise Jakobsen
Guest Designer Louise Jakobsen will take you through the various steps in Wirework and get you started with this addictive medium. You will receive a selection of 0.4, 0.6, 0.8 and 1mm wire in a range of different colours along with one of our famous 'Bead Scoops' to enhance your designs with our variety of genuine gemstones.
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Customer Comment: "I have learnt to make my own findings and understand more about wire. "
Wirework (Intermediate)Laura Binding
Take your skills one step further with our Intermediate Wirework Workshop. Let Laura Binding guide you through the more intricate shapes and formations which can be created with wire. Adding any of these elements is sure to enhance your creative flair and produce more inventive designs for your jewellery making.
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Customer Comment: "I am taking away new techniques which will allow me to produce more professional work. "
Wirework (Advanced)Laura Binding
Join Guest Designer Laura Binding in this exciting new Workshop. The morning will begin with step by step stages for a focal woven pendant. The afternoon will progress by attempting your own freeform pendant and with Laura’s guidance all the way! Leaving the Workshop with at least one woven pendant.
This Workshop involves having the knowledge of weaves and be comfortable and confident with the weaves as we will not be learning the weaves from scratch.
Wirework: RingsLouise Jakobsen
Join Guest Designer Louise on this exciting new workshop focusing on wirework rings. Learn how create a ring band, shank and how to attach genuine gemstones to create a design of your choice. Participants will get a selection of colours & gauges of wire and a generous scoop of mixed gemstones to inspire you with your creations. Ring mandrels at the ready!
Wirework - Cuffs and BanglesLaura Binding
You will learn how to form a fun organic bangle using wire and beads. You will also learn how to form your own cuff shapes and frames using thick wire. Build your own cuff from scratch, first forming the frame and then building it up with wire and beads.
The morning will be spent making a fun bangle and then working on the different ways to form your own cuff frames. During the afternoon you will progress onto making an actual cuff, choosing a frame and then filling it with wire and beads. Laura will also cover any weaves that you may want to use in the cuff and will cover incorporating clasps.
Leave the course with at least a bangle, a cuff and a couple of cuff frames.
Wirework - Viking KnitLaura Binding
Join Guest Designer Laura Binding mastering the knit itself, using 0.4, 0.6 and 1mm wire. Throughout the day we will learn how to add wire in, and then how to finish the pieces, creating end caps and clasps out of wire. The second part of the day we will learn the double and triple knit weaves. We create a gemstone filled bracelet, and a flattened ring.
The main aim of the course will be to learn all the aspects of Viking knit and incorporate them into different projects.
Attendees must bring their Viking Knit tool with them. They can purchase online before hand or in the shop on the morning for £25.