Welcome to the Creative Cone. This website is also a blog & online shop. Here you can book creative workshops such as, glass bead making, engraving, fused glass workshops and jewellery design. You can keep up-to-date with what’s going on at the Red House Glass Cone. Learn about the artists that reside there and purchase their unique handmade products. Free UK deliveries.

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CRUSHED GLASS DISH WORKSHOP August

HALF DAY COURSE

Saturday
10am-1pm or 2pm-5pm
Price: £45

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This workshop is a great way to get involved in fused glass if you’re nervous about cutting glass. During the workshop you will use glass frit to create a beautiful colourful fused glass dish.
Jane will demonstrate how to use the tools and equipment safely. If you want to cut the shape of your dish yourself, jane will demonstrate the techniques. However if you are a little nervous, Jane can help. Then using and layering smashed glass and frit you will be able to apply a bold colourful design.

Your pieces will need to fired over night, but will be available for collection a few days after the course. Or they can be posted for a small additional postage fee.

The class is made even more enjoyable simply by the setting. The Glass Quarter Designs studio is well equipped, and has an inspiring, creative atmosphere and of course is based at the wonderful Red House Glass Cone. You could have lunch sitting by the canal or try our on site cafe. Take a walk around the beautiful historic building and visit the numerous other craft studios on site.

All materials and tools will be provided. No previous knowledge required. Please ensure you wear fully closed shoes and practical clothing.

£45.00£47.00

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VINTAGE CHINA AND GLASS MOSAIC HEART/BIRD

HALF DAY COURSE

2 dates to choose from

13th August & 24th September
10am-1pm or 2pm-5pm
Price: £45

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During this half day workshop, you will make a beautiful heart hanger using vintage crockery pieces and glass with various effects.

Sarah will demonstrate how to safely use the tools and equipment, to cut and shape the crockery and glass. Then you can pick the colours and design the hanger. Sarah will talk you through the mosaicing process from designing, arranging, gluing and grouting.

The class is made even more enjoyable simply by the setting. The Glass Quarter Designs studio is well equipped, and has an inspiring, creative atmosphere and of course is based at the wonderful Red House Glass Cone. You could have lunch sitting by the canal or try our on site cafe. Take a walk around the beautiful historic building and visit the numerous other craft studios on site.

All materials and tools will be provided. No previous knowledge required. Please ensure you wear fully closed shoes and practical clothing.

£2.00£45.00

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FUSED GLASS AND METALS WORKSHOP JUNE

HALF DAY COURSE

Saturday
10am-1pm or 2pm-5pm
Price: £45

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During this half day workshop you will make either a set of coasters, a medium size dish or a wall hanger. Using either copper foil, wire and gold or silver leaf. Your design will be layered between glass and then fired.

Jane will demonstrate how safely use the tools and equipment to cut the glass and foils, then it’s over to you to design and create your own pieces.
Groups are limited to 6 people max and is suitable for complete beginners but more experienced fusers are very welcome.

Your pieces will need to fired over night, but will be available for collection a few days after the course. Or they can be posted for a small additional postage fee.

The class is made even more enjoyable simply by the setting. The Glass Quarter Designs studio is well equipped, and has an inspiring, creative atmosphere and of course is based at the wonderful Red House Glass Cone. You could have lunch sitting by the canal or try our on site cafe. Take a walk around the beautiful historic building and visit the numerous other craft studios on site.

All materials and tools will be provided. No previous knowledge required. Please ensure you wear fully closed shoes and practical clothing.

£45.00

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GLASS ENGRAVING WORKSHOP

Itching for etching! This fantastic glass engraving course is taught by glass artist Charlotte H Martin. In this one day class, students will be taught the basics of hand engraving glass. The workshop will cover technique and pattern, with students having the choice of creating their own designs or working with one of Charlotte’s many images. Our aim is to make this ancient art accessible to anyone who likes to draw, doodle, write or make marks. Learn the basics and the possibilities of engraving. (Read more below)

This is a great fun course on it’s own, or a brilliant secondary class to use in addition to your other glass skills. It has limitless potential for applications in stained & fused glass work.

You will learn to engrave on both flat glass and create a personalised drinking glass to take home. This is a fun workshop – ideal for beginners wanting to spend a creative day making something special.

This workshop is a perfect experience to share with friends and family and would make a fantastic gift for a creative loved one. You can choose this gift option from the drop down menu.

The class is made even more enjoyable simply by the setting. The Glass Quarter Designs studio is well equipped, and has an inspiring, creative atmosphere and of course is based at the wonderful Red House Glass Cone. You could have lunch sitting by the canal or try our on site cafe. Take a walk around the beautiful historic building and visit the numerous other craft studios on site.

All materials and tools will be provided. No previous knowledge required. Please insure that you wear fully closed shoes and practical clothing. Price £65 per session

£65.00£67.00

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