Craft Fair Learning Zone

The Learning Zone is where you can find everything to help learn a new craft or improve your skills in a craft you already know. The Learning Zone is in 2 sections: Books, DVDs and Videos and Workshops, Courses and Classes

Books, DVDs and Videos

Art Art
Including water colour painting, oil painting, sketching, drawing and other art techniques
Basketry & Caning Basketry & Caning
Beads & Beadwork Beads & Beadwork
Braiding & Kumihimo Braiding & Kumihimo
Calligraphy Calligraphy
Candlemaking Candlemaking
Card Making Card Making
Tips and techniques for making greetings cards
Cookery Cookery
Crafts in General Crafts in General
Decorative Crafts Decorative Crafts
Decoupage and Paper Tole Decoupage and Paper Tole
3D decoupage, paper tole and related subjects
Egg Decorating Egg Decorating
Encaustic Art Encaustic Art
Glasswork Glasswork
Hat making Hat making
Hobby Ceramics Hobby Ceramics
Jewellery Jewellery
Knitting & Crochet Knitting & Crochet
Lacemaking & Tatting Lacemaking & Tatting
Needlework Needlework
Paper and Parchment Craft Paper and Parchment Craft
Including gift wrapping and quilling
Pottery Pottery
Quilting & Patchwork Quilting & Patchwork
Ribbon Decorating Ribbon Decorating
Sewing Sewing
Silk Painting Silk Painting
Stamping Stamping
Sugar Craft Sugar Craft
Textile Crafts Textile Crafts
Toy & Model Making Toy & Model Making
Woodworking Woodworking

Workshops, Courses and Classes

Animal Husbandry Animal Husbandry
Apiary, bee keeping, hen and poultry keeping, sheep and pig keeping, animals for small holdings
Art Art
Drawing and painting courses including watercolour, acrylics and Chinese brush painting
Basketry and Caning Basketry and Caning
Willow weaving, basketry, cane and rush seating
Beads and Beadwork Beads and Beadwork
Bead weaving, bead stringing and other bead related courses and workshops
Book Binding and Restoration Book Binding and Restoration
Book binding and book restoration courses and workshops
Braiding and Kumihimo Braiding and Kumihimo
Ribbon braiding, hair braiding and kumihimo
Business Skills Business Skills
Business skills that are relevant to crafters and craft businesses, such as retail skills
Calligraphy Calligraphy
Lettering, sign work, Chinese and other calligraphy classes
Card Making Card Making
Card making classes and workshops
China & Porcelain Decoration China & Porcelain Decoration
Porcelain restoration, painting on ceramics and pottery painting workshops
Country Crafts Country Crafts
Courses include dry stone walling, straw bale building, hedging, coppicing, wildlife and dowsing
Craft Making in General Craft Making in General
Crafts for Christmas, childrens craft workshops and other general craft courses
Decorative Finishes Decorative Finishes
Gilding, stencilling, trompe l'oeil and paint finishes
Decoupage and Paper Tole Decoupage and Paper Tole
Workshops and classes on decoupage, including 3D decoupage, and paper tole
Egg Craft Egg Craft
Encaustic Art Encaustic Art
Feltmaking Feltmaking
Flower Arranging Flower Arranging
Food and Drink Food and Drink
Cookery and baking courses, wild food, cider, beer and wine making courses and workshops
Framing Framing
Furniture Making & Upholstery Furniture Making & Upholstery
Gardening Gardening
Gardening and garden maintenance courses
Glass Painting, Blowing & Stained Glass Glass Painting, Blowing & Stained Glass
Hobby Ceramics Hobby Ceramics
Hobby ceramics and pottery painting
Interior Design Interior Design
Interior design and decoration, including feng shui, DIY, plumbing
Jewellery Making Jewellery Making
Silver smithing, metal clay work, tiara making and enameling
Knitting & Crochet Knitting & Crochet
Lacemaking & Tatting Lacemaking & Tatting
Leatherwork Leatherwork
Metal work Metal work
Millinery Millinery
Mosaics Mosaics
Courses in making mosaics
Natural Health and Beauty Natural Health and Beauty
Courses and workshops covering aromatherapy, yoga, pilates, tai chi, shiatsu and other treatments
Needlework Needlework
Embroidery, Sewing, Tapestry work
Paper and Parchment Craft Paper and Parchment Craft
Courses covering making greetings cards, gift boxes, hand-made paper, gift wrapping and quilling
Photography Photography
Black & white, digital, landscape, portrait, developing & printing etc
Pottery Pottery
Throwing, firing, raku, glazing, claywork
Printing & Printmaking Printing & Printmaking
Collography, linocutting, screen printing etc
Pyrography Pyrography
Quilting & Patchwork Quilting & Patchwork
Rugmaking Rugmaking
Scrapbooking Scrapbooking
Sculpture Sculpture
Sewing Sewing
All types of sewing courses, including dress making
Soap making Soap making
Soft Furnishings Soft Furnishings
All aspects of soft furnishings - curtain making, cushions and more
Spinning & Dyeing Spinning & Dyeing
Spinning, weaving, yarn and fibre dyeing, silk dyeing, indigo dyeing, shibori resist techniques
Stamping Stamping
Stencilling Stencilling
Stick Making Stick Making
Stone Working Stone Working
Stone carving, letter cutting and other stone sculpting workshops
Sugar Craft Sugar Craft
Textiles and Silk Painting Textiles and Silk Painting
Workshops and classes on silk painting, fabric painting, batik, dyeing and other textile arts
Toy and Model Making Toy and Model Making
Courses include soft toys such as teddy bears, wooden toys, dollshouses, and models
Weaving Weaving
Woodworking & Woodturning Woodworking & Woodturning