The Making House
Welcome to The Making House
The Making House was set up in 2011 by Anna Roebuck on return to her home town of Burton on Trent.
We have a downstairs studio space and offer a variety of creative workshops both in house and in venues around the country.
Come along and unlock you inner artist with Anna and her colleagues!
At The Making House you’ll find:
We offer courses in a variety of crafts and practical skills. Many of the courses have a focus on recycling and sustainability. Anna teaches a variety of silversmithing and metalwork workshops and popular for 2017 a variety of felting workshops. We have a regular sewing tutor Bridget, who teaches everything from sewing basics and dressmaking through to quilting and using your overlocker. Each year we bring n guest tutors, in 2018 Sue Clews will be teaching us how to make wire bowls; Joelle Harris will join us to deliver Eco Dyeing with Woad; Andrew Mason delivers a very popular Raku Pottery day…. If you’d be interested in doing other creative workshops do email firstname.lastname@example.org and let me know what interests you!
Our Craft Clubs are very informal, we try out lots of new crafts and share ideas, but more than anything it’s a chance to meet up with other like minded people and have a good old chat!
Our weekly craft club happens every Friday morning 10.30 am – 1 pm, £5 including refreshments and cake.
New for 2018 is an evening Craft Club on alternate Monday evenings, 7 – 9 pm, £5 including refreshments. Spring dates: Mondays 15th, 29th Jan, 12th, 26th Feb, 12th, 26th March, then a break for Easter and back on 23rd April)
We offer a variety of parties for boys, girls and grown ups too; choose from a variety of craft and jewellery making activities.
We cater for adults too …..Why not book a creative hen party or just have a get together with friends; have a couple of drinks, some nibbles and make something fantastic!
Anna delivers projects around the country, predominantly based around recycling, in particular recycling plastics. The Making House is her studio and is used as a test space for ideas with our creative community often helping to produce and finish work.
We’re always looking for new opportunities to work on collaborative projects too, so if you work with a school or community group do get in touch!
The Making House is owned by Anna C Roebuck
BA(hons) Fine Art, PGCE, MA Creative Collaborations
Anna has over 17 years experience in helping all ages to have fun and express themselves through making objects and art, she is a qualified teacher and a master recycler. She also has a variety of commercial ranges of jewellery and products including etched aluminium designs and her recycled plastic ranges.
Learn more about Anna’s creative journey here.