We don’t just sell crafts at the Craft House, we also host fantastic community craft classes and parties. Whether you are looking to acquire a new craft skill or enhance existing skills, we offer classes covering a wide range of skills. We work hard to ensure that these are as welcoming, enjoyable and informal as possible. Classes are held in our lower ground floor teaching area and we limit places to ten per class. Our teachers take a fun and engaging approach and the classes are a great opportunity to make new friends as well as create bespoke pieces to take home with you. To book your place please complete the booking form, but please book early to avoid disappointment.

Forthcoming Craft Classes




Wednesday Evening Crochet Lessons for Beginners and Improvers


01-Feb-2017


With Sophie Thompson. Wednesday evenings, 6.30pm - 8.00pm. Do you fancy joining our wonderful Wednesday evening crochet lessons with crochet expert Sophie Thompson? Places on this ongoing cours..

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Wednesday Evening Knitting Lessons for Beginners and Improvers


01-Feb-2017


With Alice Brett. Wednesday evenings, 6.30pm - 8.00pm. Are you interested in joining our lovely evening knitting lessons with expert knitter Alice Brett? Places on this ongoing course come up f..

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Make your own Soap!


21-Oct-2017


With Fiona Smith. Saturday 21 October 2017, 10am-4pm. Make your own soap from scratch with Saltaire Soap's Fiona Smith. Fiona will introduce you to this rewarding and fun activity and will guide..

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Halloween Creative Writing Workshop


28-Oct-2017


With Alyson Faye. Saturday 28 October 2017: 10am - 1pm Do you love Halloween? Do you adore reading ghost stories? Do you sit up till the wee small hours creating haunted houses in your head? .....

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Mermaid Workshop


28-Oct-2017


With Sarah Lyte. Saturday 28 October 2017: 2pm - 5pm Join local artist Sarah Lyte for a gorgeous session of glitter, glue, gems and sparkle, as she guides you through embellishing her wonderful ..

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Creative Writing Course


01-Nov-2017


With Alyson Faye. Wednesdays 1, 8, 15 and 22 November 2017: 10am - 12pm. A 4 week creative writing course. Are you a complete beginner when it comes to creative writing? Or perhaps you have ..

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Glorious Colour - a painting course exploring and playing with colour


04-Nov-2017


With Ann Davies. Saturday 4 November 2017: 10am - 4pm. Cost £50 per person. includes expert tuition, all materials and equipment. Complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits provided. ..

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Doll Making Workshop


07-Nov-2017


With local printmaker and designer Siya (DoodleDuck Designs) and Jo (Creative Roots). Tuesday 7 November 2017: 6-9pm. Local printmaker and designer Siya (DoodleDuck Designs) and Jo (Creative Roo..

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Perfect Presents - weave a scarf in a day workshop


11-Nov-2017


With Anne Crowther. Saturday 11 November 2017: 10am - 4pm. Create an original hand woven scarf in a day at this beginners weaving workshop. A perfect opportunity to design and make a totally ..

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Winter Lanterns


14-Nov-2017


Craft Taster Workshop with Anne Crowther. Tuesday 14 November 2017: 10am-12pm. Join textiles artist Anne Crowther and create yourself an atmospheric winter-themed lantern - a perfect table centr..

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Design and make a unique sterling silver ring


18-Nov-2017


With Margaret Naylor. Saturday 18 November 2017, 10am – 4pm. A sparkling opportunity to craft your own unique ring under the expert guidance of contemporary jeweller Margaret Naylor. ..

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Gorgeous Christmas Cards Workshop!


24-Nov-2017


With Sarah Lyte. Friday 24 November 2017: 10am - 1pm This Christmas card making workshop is a perfect opportunity to design and make your very own unique collection of handmade cards. ..

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Christmas Gift Wrapping Workshop


25-Nov-2017


With professional gift wrapper Karen Kaye. Saturday 25 November 2017: 10:30am - 1:30pm. Join Karen of Utterly Unique by Karen Kaye for this fun and friendly Christmas themed hands-on workshop. ..

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Modern Calligraphy Workshop


26-Nov-2017


With Nicky Chadwick. Sunday 26 November 2017, 10am - 4pm. A fabulous festive workshop, learn or improve existing skills in modern calligraphy and then using this to create lovely Christmas labe..

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Weaving Therapy


28-Nov-2017


Craft Taster Workshop with Anne Crowther. Tuesday 28 November 2017: 11am-1pm. Immerse yourself in a world of yarn, colour and texture and discover the tranquil art of weaving. In this..

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Make your own sparkling Christmas Decorations!


29-Nov-2017


With Sarah Lyte. Wednesday 29 November 2017: 10am - 1pm Lose yourself in pearl paint, glitter and sequins in this special Christmas decoration workshop! In the session you will decora..

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Fused Glass Christmas Decorations Workshop


30-Nov-2017


With Kate Park. Thursday 30 November 2017: 11am - 1pm Join fused glass artist Kate Park (of "Twice Fired") for some sparkling festive fun in this wonderful 2-hour workshop. Kate will show you ho..

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Perfect Presents - weave a scarf in a day workshop


01-Dec-2017


With Anne Crowther. Friday 1 December 2017: 10am - 4pm. Create an original hand woven scarf in a day at this beginners weaving workshop. A perfect opportunity to design and make a totally uni..

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Christmas Calligraphy


02-Dec-2017


With Nicky Chadwick. Saturday 2 December 2017, 10am - 4pm. A fabulous festive workshop, learn or improve existing skills in modern calligraphy and then using this to create lovely Christmas lab..

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Felting Winter Woodland - an introduction to felting


05-Dec-2017


With Anne Crowther. Tuesday 5 December 2017: 11am - 1pm Create this gorgeous winter woodland scene in a 2 hour workshop, introducing you to 3 felting techniques. Wet felting, using ho..

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Winter Wonderland Plastercast Artwork


07-Dec-2017


With Nicola Murray. Thursday 7 December 2017: 10:30am - 12:30pm Join Nicola for a morning of plaster magic! Once you try this simple art form, you may become addicted! Using natural m..

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Winter Lanterns, December


08-Dec-2017


Craft Taster Workshop with Anne Crowther. Friday 8 December 2017: 11am-1pm. Join textiles artist Anne Crowther and create yourself an atmospheric winter-themed lantern - a perfect table centre p..

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Christmas Bunting Workshop


09-Dec-2017


With local textiles designer and tutor Faye Hall. Saturday 9 December 2017: 10am - 4pm. Get into the festive spirit at this lovely Saturday workshop and learn to sew beautiful bunting under expe..

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Christmas Wreath Workshop


10-Dec-2017


With Sophie Thompson. Sunday 10 December 2017, 10am-4pm. Join talented Yorkshire florist Sophie Thompson for this popular festive workshop and create a truly gorgeous wreath from fresh flowers a..

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Christmas Creative Writing Workshop


13-Dec-2017


With Alyson Faye. Wednesday 13 December 2017: 10am - 1pm Write a Christmas-themed short story/poem in this stand-alone creative writing workshop for beginners and intermediates D..

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Felted Wreath Workshop


14-Dec-2017


With Nicola Murray. Thursday 14 December 2017: 10:30am - 12:30pm Learn or expand wet felting skills! A gorgeous morning of festive felting activity. We will use a beautiful range of w..

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Luxury Christmas Stocking Workshop


16-Dec-2017


With local textiles designer and tutor Faye Hall. Saturday 16 December 2017: 10am - 3pm. Make sure you catch Santa's attention this year with a luxury, handmade Christmas stocking. T..

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The Drawing Course for those who believe they can't draw


04-Jan-2018


With Ann Davies. Thursday mornings from 4 January - 8 February 2018: 10am - 12pm. 6 week course 4 January - 8 February 2018 inclusive Cost £60 per person. includes expert tuiti..

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Mindful Making Sessions - New for 2018!


09-Jan-2018


With Nicola Murray. Tuesdays 9, 16, 23, 30 January 2018: 10.30am - 12.00pm - and 6, 13, 20, 27 February 2018: 10.30am - 12.00pm - (you can book all sessions or select dates to suit you). These cra..

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Carve your own spoon


13-Jan-2018


With Mike Craig. Saturday 13 January 2018: 10am - 4pm and Saturday 20 January 2018: 10am-4pm. Wood has been used for eating and serving food throughout history - now's your chance to come and le..

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Enhance your Digital Photography Skills


27-Jan-2018


With Jane Robertshaw. Saturday 27 January 2018, 10am - 4pm. This one day workshop will look at enhancing your photographic skills through easy to follow tutorials with photography lecturer Jane..

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Colour Printing Workshop


03-Feb-2018


With Sarah Lyte. Saturday 3 February 2018: 10am - 4pm. Join local artist Sarah Lyte for a day of colour printing fun. Explore how to create prints and then apply layers of colour to create ori..

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Cold Wax and Oil Workshop


10-Feb-2018


With Saltaire-based artist Paula Dunn. Saturday 10 February 2018: 10am - 4pm Join talented Yorkshire artist Paula Dunn for an informal day for beginners to be introduced to the technique of comb..

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Make Your Own Soap


17-Feb-2018


With Fiona Smith. Saturday 17 February 2018, 10am-4pm. Make your own soap from scratch with Saltaire Soap's Fiona Smith. Fiona will introduce you to this rewarding and fun activity and will guid..

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The Drawing Course for those who believe they can't draw


22-Feb-2018


With Ann Davies. Thursday mornings from 22 February - 29 March 2018: 10am - 12pm. 6 week course 22 February - 29 March 2018 inclusive Cost £60 per person. includes expert tuiti..

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Creative Hand Embroidery


24-Feb-2018


With Ann Davies. Saturday 24 February 2018, 10am – 4pm. Join local artist and textiles imagineer Ann Davies on a wonderful day of textiles and embroidery discovery, combining traditional stitches an..

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Carve your own spoon


03-Mar-2018


With Mike Craig. Saturday 3 March 2018: 10am - 4pm and Saturday 10 March 2018: 10am-4pm. Wood has been used for eating and serving food throughout history - now's your chance to come and learn t..

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Perfect Presents - weave your own scarf in a day


17-Mar-2018


With Anne Crowther. Saturday 17 March 2018: 10am - 4pm. Create an original hand woven scarf in a day at this beginners weaving workshop. A perfect opportunity to design and make a totally uni..

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Enhance your Digital Photography Skills


24-Mar-2018


With Jane Robertshaw. Saturday 24 March 2018, 10am - 4pm. This one day workshop will look at enhancing your photographic skills through easy to follow tutorials with photography lecturer Jane Robe..

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Modern Calligraphy Workshop


07-Apr-2018


With Nicky Chadwick. Saturday 7 April 2018, 10am - 4pm. Local calligraphy expert Nicky Chadwick, of Scarlet Starfish, will guide you through the on-trend art of Modern Calligraphy. Nic..

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Creative Art Landscapes


21-Apr-2018


With local artists Sharon Snaylam and Anne Taylor. Saturday 21 April 2018, 10am – 4pm. Join local artists Sharon Snaylam and Anne Taylor for an amazing creative day, creating your own original Yo..

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Flowers 'n' Felt Workshop


28-Apr-2018


With Anne Crowther. Saturday 28 April 2018: 10am – 4pm. Working under the expert tuition of talented local artist and textiles designer Anne Crowther, you will begin the day with colour ..

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Modern Calligraphy Workshop


12-May-2018


With Nicky Chadwick. Saturday 12 May 2018, 10am - 4pm. Local calligraphy expert Nicky Chadwick, of Scarlet Starfish, will guide you through the on-trend art of Modern Calligraphy. Nick..

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Cold Wax and Oil Workshop


19-May-2018


With Saltaire-based artist Paula Dunn. Saturday 19 May 2018: 10am - 4pm Join talented Yorkshire artist Paula Dunn for an informal day for beginners to be introduced to the technique of combining..

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Make your own 3D Glass Cactus


26-May-2018


With Samantha Yates. Saturday 26 May 2018: 10am - 4pm Join local glass artist Samantha Yates for a wonderful day of Tiffany style glass making, creating an on-trend 3D cactus shape to ta..

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Create a Wonderful Fused Glass Panel Lantern


02-Jun-2018


With Kate Park. Saturday 2 June 2018: 10am - 4pm Join fused glass artist Kate Park (of "Twice Fired") for a unique workshop experience. Kate will guide you through making two fused glass pa..

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Make Your Own Leather-bound Junk Journal


16-Jun-2018


With Gill McArdle. Saturday 16 June 2018: 10am – 4pm. Come and join local leather and stationery craft Queen Gill McArdle as she guides you through the absorbing and satisfying art of collati..

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Modern Calligraphy Workshop


07-Jul-2018


With Nicky Chadwick. Saturday 7 July 2018, 10am - 4pm. Local calligraphy expert Nicky Chadwick, of Scarlet Starfish, will guide you through the on-trend art of Modern Calligraphy. Nick..

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101 Saltaire Road

Saltaire

Shipley

West Yorkshire

BD18 3HD

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