Category: Education

Online class: Painting With Watercolors

Online class: Painting With Watercolors Everything you need to start painting with watercolors. WHAT YOU GET 14 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access Downloadable class resources, including a printable supply list and reference images 5+ hours of close-up instruction Answers to student questions from instructor Kateri Ewing CLASS OVERVIEW Colour your world with watercolors! Join expert Kateri Ewing in this comprehensive beginner’s class as she helps you navigate all the basics. You’ll explore a range of tools and...Read more

Machine Quilting in Sections-online course

2017-03-19 15:30:19

You piece your quilts in sections, so why not quilt them that way too? Join author Marti Michell and discover clever joining techniques to quilt your quilts in smaller, more manageable sections on your own machine. Meet quilter Marti Michell and get started by learning her genius method for dividing the batting, not the quilt, to help you maneuver large projects with ease. Then find out how to seamlessly re-attach the batting so no one will ever know!Did you know...Read more

Artisan bread making with Peter Reinhart

2017-01-21 14:17:49

Sometimes it's the simple meals that are the most delicious,hard to beat the smell and taste of freshly-baked bread? Do you find on trips to the Mediterranean, dipping those delicious breads into the olive oil or Aioli is the perfect way to enjoy a glass of red wine or an icy cold beer? If you're a keen bread maker or even a total novice this on-line video course will be of interest. Join Peter Reinhart, baking instructor at Johnson &...Read more

Master knitting at speed with Continental Knitting

Speed is your friend! There's very few knitters out there who wouldn't love a little more speed? increasing your pace and efficiency will assist in ditching hand strain and add to your enjoyment of knitting. If your knitting activity is being curtailed by the aches –you’re not alone. A high percentage of knitters cite fatigue as the number one reason for projects taking longer than expected. If your aim is to knit faster and more efficiently join instructor and designer...Read more

Quilting with confidence

2017-01-20 14:53:03

Whether you’re new to quilting or an avid fan The-boomers have teamed-up with those wonderful people at Craftsy to introduce you to the myriad of on-line courses built to improve your quilting craft. Quilt-making questions answered by quilting instructor and author Laura Nownes, all in easily accessible on-line video lessons. Watch Laura's advice for : Selecting a pattern Tools Fabric After this you then discover how to cut fabric of all dimensions accurately and efficiently. After covering those fundamentals, Laura...Read more

Almost 50% of unemployed over-50s want to work – however a third believe their age stopping them back from being hired

Almost 50% of unemployed over-50s want to work – however a third believes their age stopping them back from being hired according to a study by Barclays Apprenticeships. As reported in the Daily Mail over half felt they had no choice in having to leave their previous employment, with approximately 20% being unemployed owing to injury or poor health. Interestingly almost 50% in the report would like to return to the workforce. Others in the survey cited redundancy or caring...Read more