december, 2021

2021thu09dec6:00 pm9:00 pmFlower Arranging: Make Your Own Festive Wreath£48 - One Off Creative Flower Arranging session. Materials included in the feeColeridge Community CollegeDay:Thursday length of course: 1 week

Time

(Thursday) 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location

Coleridge Community College

Radegund Rd, Cambridge CB1 3RJ

length of course

1 week

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Course details

Brief Description

In this workshop you will learn how to make your own seasonal Christmas wreath using fresh foliages from scratch. You will begin by creating a mossed ring base, before hand-wiring foliages and adding exciting textures to your wreath such as berries, oranges, limes, cinnamon and much more. You then have the option to add a ribbon to complete your design.

Previous Experience and Knowledge Needed?

No prior knowledge required.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course the participants will be able to:
• Moss and hand wire their own wreath, skills which can be transferred to making other seasonal wreaths (such as autumnal and dried)
• Learn the best technique for creating wreaths
• Learn how to securely add wired accessories such as cinnamon and oranges
• Learn how to incorporate foliages from your own garden

You will need to bring

• Strong scissors or secateurs for stronger foliage
• Gardening gloves (certain foliages can be sticky and muddy)
• Bin bag or waste bucket / bin
• Notebook and pen
• An apron
• A crate or flat box (lined with cellophane) to transport your design home

All materials for the wreath are provided in the cost of the course.

Extra costs on the course for example text book, materials or equipment:

No extra fees. There is an allowance included in the fee for all plant material and sundries used.

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

Further floral workshops.

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

TO BOOK YOUR PLACE

£48 To book a place on this course call the office on 01223 712340

Tutor

Imogen HallImogen Hall has been working as a florist since 2016 after receiving a diploma in Floral Design from the Covent Garden Academy of Flowers. After working with many freelance florists and shops around London and Suffolk, she set up her own business, The Botanical Alchemist to continue providing beautiful flowers to all. She has been featured in Cambridge News, Velvet Magazine and Muddy Stilettos. Her style is wilder and more natural, focussing on using seasonal flowers in new and creative ways. She works from a studio just outside Newmarket with an onsite flower farm, offering a range of floral services across the year, growing flowers and focussing on weddings in the summer months.

 

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