Introduction to Craft Based Buttonholes using Mixed Media

Course overview

Let your creativity flourish in this fun, experimental course, where you will use a range of materials and techniques to create buttonhole and brooch designs. This course is suitable for complete beginners and those looking to explore their artistic side.

You will explore alternatives to using live flowers and experiment with wires, paper, felt and so much more. You will learn basic techniques such as, needle felting, working with wire and beads. At the end of each subject, you will have a buttonhole to take home.

This course is offering free tuition and registration to gain an accredited certificate upon successful completion of the course, please note that there is a fee of £48 to cover the costs of craft resources.

You will learn

  • Needle and wet felting
  • Wire work
  • Jewellery making
  • How to make paper flowers
  • Designing and research
  • Sketching and sourcing inspiration from nature surrounding.
  • Creating a mood board
  • Health and safety at work

Gateway Certificate in Vocational Studies (Entry 3)
Reference: 60100266

No formal entry requirements or previous experience is required as this is a course for beginners of those wishing to explore their existing craft skills.

Successful completion of this course will lead to progression onto further study within the creative craft pathways offered within the floristry and event styling department at Level 1 up to Level 3.