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EnRedarte workshops – Island Council of Fuerteventura

EnRedArte workshops are back

This year, 2022, the Island Council of Fuerteventura is once again organizing training workshops for learning craft trades. And as before, the artisans from our asotiationnuestra asociación are involved.

This time, the workshops will benefit from the experience of Paula M. da Cruz PintoMartin RehákGuido Giovando, Felipe Bobadilla y Carmen González, as well as other colleagues who are waiting for their respective dates to be finalized.

We will update the news as further dates are confirmed. Or you can follow us on our social media platforms if you want to keep informed:

All the workshops are free of charge with advance registration, and here’s the most important thing: there are still places available!

Introductory workshop on leather goods

(14 March–4 April).

Taugh by: Paula M. da Cruz Pinto

This leather goodsmarroquinería workshop will focus on working leather by making a piece chosen by the student, using pattern making, cutting, engraving, embossing, joining and hand sewing techniques.
Fuerteventura leather woods workshop

Dates: : 14 March to 4April 2022.

Timetable: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 4.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. (40 teaching hours).

Place: The artisan’s workshop in Antigua (Diseminado de Goma, 12).

Vacancies: Maximum 6 participants.

Registration period: 1–9 March.

*The cost of materials will be charged to the participant.

Would you like to have a look at some leather goods to inspire you?

Macramé workshop

(March 21 – April 27)

Macramé workshop

Taught by: Martin Rehák

This workshop will give participants a basic knowledge of the materials used to make macramé pieces, development of simple knots and their use in everyday practice, as well as more complex techniques with advanced knots and their application. Participants will create their own pieces according to their preferences, giving free rein to their imagination.

 

Dates: : 21 March to 27 April 2022.

Timetable: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. (40 teaching hours).

Place: The artisan’s workshop in Las Salinas del Carmen (Francisco García Darías, 53).

Vacancies: Maximum 4 participants.

Registration period: 7–16 March.

*The cost of materials will be charged to the participant.

Would you like to have a look at some macramé pieces to inspire you?

Workshop on making Murano glass jewellery and objects

(March 21 – April 29)

Taught by: Guido Giovando

In this workshop participants will learn blowtorch technique and use of the glass fusing kiln to make a range of objects: necklaces, figures, dishes, trays, etc.

*Registration from March 7

 

Jewellery workshop

The course will be divided into 3 stages:

1. Theory:Discussion of characteristics of glass, tools used, safety rules, etc.

2.Blowtorch practice: first contact with molten glass.

  • Practising with moulding tools.
  • Making siProducing blown glass beads.

3.Kiln practice:from cutting to the finished piece

  • Straight and round glass cutting
  • Colouring with enamels
  • Preparing moulds
  • Firing and polishing the pieces

Dates: : 21 March to 29 April 2022.

Timetable: Group 1: Mondays from 4.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. (40 teaching hours).

Group 2: Fridays from 9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. (40 teaching hours)

Place: The artisan’s workshop in Las Playitas (Guanchinerfe,35).

Vacancies: Maximum 4 participants.

Registration period: 7–16 March.

*The cost of materials will be charged to the participant.

Would you like to have a look at some Murano glass pieces to inspire you?

Advanced workshop on leather goods

(18 April – 9 May)

Leatherwork workshop in Fuerteventura

Taught by Felipe Bobadilla

Advanced continuation workshop on the craft of leather working aimed at people who already have basic knowledge of producing leather objects. In the course of the workshop each participant will make a piece of their own choice by applying advanced techniques with precision and skill..

*Registration from 5 April

Dates: :18 April to 9 May 2022.

Timetable: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 4.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m (40 teaching hours).

Place: The artisan’s workshop in Antigua (Diseminado de Goma, 12).

Vacancies: Maximum 6 participants.

Registration period: 5–12 April.

*The cost of materials will be charged to the participant.

Would you like to have a look at some leather goods to inspire you?

Creative Sewing Workshop 

(24 May–28 July)

Taugh by: María del Carmen González Bello

Workshop in which the participants will acquire sufficient knowledge to be able to produce their own sewing projects, as well as how to handle the sewing machine properly. The aim is for people to be able to create new projects for themselves on their own or to improve finished ones.

**Registration from 9th May

Sewing workshop in Fuerteventura

Dates:24 May to 28 July 2022.

Timetable: Tuesday and Thursday from 10.00 a.m. to 12 noon (40 teaching hours).

Place:The artisan’s workshop in Puerto del Rosario (Calle Guanarteme, 16).

Vacancies: Maximum 2 participants.

Registration period: 9–20 May.

*The cost of materials will be charged to the participant.

*Each participant must bring their own sewing machine

Would you like to have a look at some pieces of sewing to inspire you?

You can find further information on these and other craft workshops in the schedule of the Cabildo de Fuerteventura.

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