What’s on

**Due to COVID-19 the Dottie workshops and classes have been on hold for a few weeks. However I’m very pleased to announce we are opening again for children’s workshops and tutorials in a limited and carefully controlled way this summer.**

Little Dottie Crafters: School holiday workshops

Summer Holidays
Dottie Summer Holiday Art & Textile Workshops for 8 – 14yrs. Activities include graffiti canvases to tie-dye cushions, t-shirts, printing & stenciling.
July dates: (booking up quickly!)
July 21st
10am – 1pm (4 places)
2pm – 5pm (4 places)
July 23rd
10am – 1pm (4 places)
2pm – 5pm (4 places)
July 24th
10am – 1pm (2 places)
2pm – 5pm (4 places)
July 28th
10am – 1pm (4 places)
2pm – 5pm (4 places)
July 29th
10am – 1pm (4 places)
2pm – 5pm (4 places)
July 30th
10am – 1pm (4 places)
2pm – 5pm (4 places)
August dates:
August 4th
10am – 1pm (4 places)
2pm – 5pm (4 places)
August 5th
10am – 1pm (4 places)
2pm – 5pm (4 places)
August 6th
10am – 1pm (4 places)
2pm – 5pm (4 places)
August 10th
10am – 1pm (4 places)
2pm – 5pm (4 places)
August 11th
10am – 1pm (4 places)
2pm – 5pm (4 places)
August 13th
10am – 1pm (4 places)
2pm – 5pm (4 places)
The small groups mean the activities can be very flexible.
£25 per child per workshop. All materials are provided.
**COVID-19 preparations: The workshops will be held in The Dottie Studio in Wheathampstead – entrance via garden & kids spaced inside the Studio or in the garden, weather permitting. Max. of 4 children per session. Each child will have their own equipment & sewing machine. Bring masks and gloves, if wish, or can be provided. Hand sanitiser & surface wipes throughout. All government guidelines will be followed on social distancing.**

Dottie Teens: GCSE and A level Art and Art Textiles tutoring

One to one or small groups.
£30 per hour one-to-one. Group reductions available.
Please get in touch to discuss options available.

Dottie Teens: Artsmark or DofE workshops

One to one or small groups.
£30 per hour one-to-one. Group reductions available.
Please get in touch to discuss options available.

** I hope we can re-start the rest of the classes listed below soon **

Dottie Adults: Art Textiles Courses

Creative, fun workshops including; felt making, batik, free machine embroidery and printing. Suitable for beginners to intermediate. 8 places available per class.

Evening classes – no dates available at the moment

Daytime courses – no dates available at the moment

Dottie Adults: Fizzy Fridays

Ladies’ Night (Fizzy Friday) – no dates available at the moment
Contact me for available dates for a one-off creative craft session & catch up with Prosecco and nibbles on Friday evenings from 7.30 – 10pm.
£25 per person including a glass of fizz on arrival.
Get a group of friends together (max. 8) to learn a new skill and take something you’ve each made home with you!
Crafty ideas could include; Stitched collage, Applique, Felt making, Batik or Vintage mixed media hand embroidery.

Dottie Teens: Mixed media art class

Creative, hands-on mixed media art class – no dates available at the moment
Monday evenings 6 – 7pm
£60 for the 6 week course
Bring your own canvas, but all other materials are provided.
Building on the work of Banksy, learn how to create your own tag, culminating in the production of a mixed-media graffiti canvas. Learn mono-printing and painting techniques based on your own photos and work with clay to create your own sculptures.

Dottie Teens: Saturday craft afternoons

Saturday Craft afternoons – no dates available at the moment
Once a month. Try upcycling denim clothes, t-shirt design, felt-making, printing, batik, fashion drawing etc. Contact me for available dates.

Little Dottie Crafters: Children’s parties

Bespoke children’s craft parties – no dates available at the moment
Theme of your choice for a 2 hour party
Minimum of 6 and maximum of 10 children at £25 per child
All resources provided (including cushions and/or canvases)
Could include; making a cushion or bag, decorating a t-shirt, fashion design, stencilling, tie-dye, felt-making, printing, basics of hand machining.
Please get in touch to discuss your requirements.

Graffiti parties – no dates available at the moment
Create your own graffiti canvas – 2.5 hour party
Minimum of 6 and maximum of 10 children at £25 per child
Canvas and spray paints provided.

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