Welcome to Pear Tree Cottage Arts

 

My name is Gillian Fradley I am a practicing Artist, a Teacher and I love sharing my passion for Arts and Crafts with others. I provide a range of Art and Craft courses and workshops giving you the opportunity to develop skills and experiment as you learn to express yourself creatively. I offer lessons in painting, drawing, clay, glass, textiles, sewing and an extensive range of other craft activities. I can provide 1 to 1 tuition, work with family groups and offer small groups lessons.

Our Weekly Classes

 

Each week I run small classes of no larger than 6 students in the following subjects:

  • Art

  • Sewing

  • Clay 

  • Craft

Classes run in the day time and evenings. If you would like to join one of these groups please  contact me. If you are interested in a different Art or Craft activity please let me know and I will oblige if at all possible.
Events & Workshops

Machine sewing for beginners

This workshop is aimed at beginners and covers different types of seams and finishing, darts, patterns and altering techniques, zips, button holes, sleeve heads and cuffs.There are very limited spaces as I only work with 4 students at a time to ensure everyone gets lots of attention and support.All materials will be provided.

This workshop starts at 10am and finishes at 4pm.

Drinks, cake and biscuits are provided throughout the day. You will need to provide your own packed lunch.

The cost will be £70

Stained Glass Workshop

The day will be spent learning the skills to design and create a small stained glass panel. All materials will be provided.

This workshop lasts 6 hours.

Drinks, cake and biscuits are provided throughout the day. You will need to provide your own packed lunch.

There will be a maximum of 3 students.

The cost will be £95

Free Motion Machining  

 

You will have the opportunity to work with a real expert. You will create a selection of samples using a range of techniques and materials. This workshop is suitable for complete beginners and those with some experience. All materials will be provided.

This workshop starts at 10am and finishes at 4pm.

Drinks, cake and biscuits are provided throughout the day. You will need to provide your own packed lunch.

The cost will be £85

Textiles Book Cover

 

You will have the opportunity to work with a real expert in this field Pauline Tate. You will create a fabric note book cover. All materials will be provided.

This workshop starts at 10am and finishes at 4pm.

Drinks, cake and biscuits are provided throughout the day. You will need to provide your own packed lunch.

The cost will be £85

Water Colour Workshop

 

You will have the opportunity to work with a real expert in this field. You will create several images building a range of skills. All materials will be provided.

This workshop starts at 10am and finishes at 4pm.

Drinks, cake and biscuits are provided throughout the day. You will need to provide your own packed lunch.

The cost will be £90

1:1 /small group / Family  Tuition

 

You will have the opportunity to work with me doing a bespoke workshop designed to cater specifically for your needs and requirements. These can be bought as gifts for family or friends inn the form of Gift Vouchers. 

Drinks, cake and biscuits are provided throughout the workshop.

The costs start from £30 plus per hour, this is dependent on the number of people attending and materials to be used.

Fairy Doors

 

You will learn clay skills an you will create a clay fairy door. This workshop is suitable for complete beginners and those with some experience. All materials will be provided. This is a great workshop for a parent and child to do together, if accompanied children from the age of 7 will be welcome.

This workshop starts at 10 am and finishes at 12.30 pm on two consecutive Saturdays. Groups are never any larger than 6 students.

Drinks, cake and biscuits are provided throughout the workshop. You will need to provide your own packed lunch.

The cost will be £75 all inclusive.

Patchwork Workshop

 

You will have the opportunity to work with a real expert in this field Pauline Tate. You will create a patchwork bag or cushion in a choice of two styles. This workshop is suitable for complete patchwork beginners and those with some experience. All materials will be provided.

This workshop starts at 10am and finishes at 4pm.

Drinks, cake and biscuits are provided throughout the day. You will need to provide your own packed lunch.

The cost will be £75

 

Christmas seasonal crafts 

 

You will create a selection of seasonal crafts and arts, including a Christmas wreath, tree decoration and a willow wall decoration, printing stamps and gift bags/tags and lots of other ideas. This workshop is suitable for complete craft beginners and those with some experience. All materials will be provided.

This workshop starts at 10am and finishes at 4pm.

Drinks, cake and biscuits are provided throughout the day. You will need to provide your own packed lunch.

The cost will be £70

Father Christmas Patchwork

 

You will have the opportunity to work with a real expert in this field Pauline Tate. You will create a gorgeous patchwork Father Christmas wreath. This workshop is suitable for complete patchwork beginners and those with some experience. All materials will be provided.

This workshop starts at 10am and finishes at 4 / 4.30pm.

Drinks, cake and biscuits are provided throughout the day. You will need to provide your own packed lunch.

The cost will be £85

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Welcome to Pear Tree Cottage Arts

 

My name is Gillian Fradley I am a practicing Artist, a Teacher and I love sharing my passion for Arts and Crafts with others. I provide a range of Art and Craft courses and workshops giving you the opportunity to develop skills and experiment as you learn to express yourself creatively. I offer lessons in painting, drawing, clay, glass, textiles, sewing and an extensive range of other craft activities. I can provide 1 to 1 tuition, work with family groups and offer small groups lessons.

Our Weekly Classes

 

Each week I run small classes of no larger than 6 students in the following subjects:

  • Art

  • Sewing

  • Clay 

  • Craft

Classes run in the day time and evenings. If you would like to join one of these groups please  contact me. If you are interested in a different Art or Craft activity please let me know and I will oblige if at all possible.
Events & Workshops
If you would like to attend any of these workshops please enquire about dates.

Machine sewing for beginners

This workshop is aimed at beginners and covers different types of seams and finishing, darts, patterns and altering techniques, zips, button holes, sleeve heads and cuffs.There are very limited spaces as I only work with 4 students at a time to ensure everyone gets lots of attention and support.All materials will be provided.

This workshop starts at 10am and finishes at 4pm.

Drinks, cake and biscuits are provided throughout the day. You will need to provide your own packed lunch.

The cost will be £70

Stained Glass Workshop

The day will be spent learning the skills to design and create a small stained glass panel. All materials will be provided.

This workshop lasts 6 hours.

Drinks, cake and biscuits are provided throughout the day. You will need to provide your own packed lunch.

There will be a maximum of 3 students.

The cost will be £95

Free Motion Machining  

 

You will have the opportunity to work with a real expert. You will create a selection of samples using a range of techniques and materials. This workshop is suitable for complete beginners and those with some experience. All materials will be provided.

This workshop starts at 10am and finishes at 4pm.

Drinks, cake and biscuits are provided throughout the day. You will need to provide your own packed lunch.

The cost will be £85

Textiles Book Cover

 

You will have the opportunity to work with a real expert in this field Pauline Tate. You will create a fabric note book cover. All materials will be provided.

This workshop starts at 10am and finishes at 4pm.

Drinks, cake and biscuits are provided throughout the day. You will need to provide your own packed lunch.

The cost will be £85

Water Colour Workshop

 

You will have the opportunity to work with a real expert in this field. You will create several images building a range of skills. All materials will be provided.

This workshop starts at 10am and finishes at 4pm.

Drinks, cake and biscuits are provided throughout the day. You will need to provide your own packed lunch.

The cost will be £90

1:1 /small group / Family  Tuition

You will have the opportunity to work with me doing a bespoke workshop designed to cater specifically for your needs and requirements. These can be bought as gifts for family or friends inn the form of Gift Vouchers. 

Drinks, cake and biscuits are provided throughout the workshop.

The costs start from £30 plus per hour, this is dependent on the number of people attending and materials to be used.

Fairy Doors

 

You will learn clay skills an you will create a clay fairy door. This workshop is suitable for complete beginners and those with some experience. All materials will be provided. This is a great workshop for a parent and child to do together, if accompanied children from the age of 7 will be welcome.

This workshop starts at 10 am and finishes at 12.30 pm on two consecutive Saturdays. Groups are never any larger than 6 students.

Drinks, cake and biscuits are provided throughout the workshop. You will need to provide your own packed lunch.

The cost will be £75 all inclusive.

Patchwork Workshop

 

You will have the opportunity to work with a real expert in this field Pauline Tate. You will create a patchwork bag or cushion in a choice of two styles. This workshop is suitable for complete patchwork beginners and those with some experience. All materials will be provided.

This workshop starts at 10am and finishes at 4pm.

Drinks, cake and biscuits are provided throughout the day. You will need to provide your own packed lunch.

The cost will be £75

 

Christmas seasonal crafts 

 

You will create a selection of seasonal crafts and arts, including a Christmas wreath, tree decoration and a willow wall decoration, printing stamps and gift bags/tags and lots of other ideas. This workshop is suitable for complete craft beginners and those with some experience. All materials will be provided.

This workshop starts at 10am and finishes at 4pm.

Drinks, cake and biscuits are provided throughout the day. You will need to provide your own packed lunch.

The cost will be £70

Father Christmas Patchwork

 

You will have the opportunity to work with a real expert in this field Pauline Tate. You will create a gorgeous patchwork Father Christmas wreath. This workshop is suitable for complete patchwork beginners and those with some experience. All materials will be provided.

This workshop starts at 10am and finishes at 4 / 4.30pm.

Drinks, cake and biscuits are provided throughout the day. You will need to provide your own packed lunch.

The cost will be £85

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