december, 2021

2021sat04dec10:00 am1:00 pmFestive Hanging Star Beaded Decoration (DECEMBER DAY SCHOOL)£41 - Materials are provided Coleridge Community CollegeDay:Saturday length of course: 1 week


(Saturday) 10:00 am - 1:00 pm


Coleridge Community College

Radegund Rd, Cambridge CB1 3RJ

length of course

1 week


Course details

Make a wonderful beaded star decoration to hang on the wall, in the window, on the tree, to give as a gift or something else!

Brief Description

Be inspired to twist wire with beads and even sequins to make a decorative star to display proudly. This is a fun class for any age. The decorations could also be fora different occasion or use this skill as a party activity for young people.

Previous Experience and Knowledge Needed:

None required but be prepared to use small tools to cut and twist wire.

Learning Outcomes:

On this course you will learn about:
• twisting wire with beads to make a creative decoration
• exploring design skills

Extra costs on the course for example text book, materials or equipment and what you need to bring:

The tutor will have pliers and cutting tools available to borrow as well as a selection of beads from her personal collection but please bring your own if you have some.

You may like to bring your own, perhaps from Hobby Craft, broken jewellery or charity shop finds. The centre will supply bullion wire (you could easily manage with old fuse wire as well if making at home later). The centre will also supply the star frames.

On completion of this course, what might your next steps be?

You might like to think about other courses using beads.

Adult Learn and Train offer courses through-out the year.
Try similar courses or maybe look at learning something completely new.
You will find provision on some Saturday and Sunday’s , you will also find courses available in the day and evening at different venues in Cambridge. Courses vary in length from one-off sessions to 10 weeks or more.


£41 – To book onto the course please call the office on 01223 712340


Marion CurtisMarion Curtis is a qualified teacher with a degree in Textile Design. Her interests include many forms of textiles including weaving and bobbin lace. She taught art and design technology for over 30 years and more recently concentrating on her own design work and working to commission. Marion would describe herself as a ‘Modern Quilter’ where old designs are invigorated with contemporary fabrics. Opening her studio to the public every year through Cambridge Open Studios, Marion is an active member of Cambridge Quilters and often gives talks and runs workshops. With her art and design background Marion feels very confident she can draw out the ‘designer’ in you.


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