Michelle Pilkington

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Michelle Pilkington is a jewellery designer-maker whose work has been exhibited in around the UK. An experienced teacher, she draws on her multidisciplinary background and wide skills in traditional crafts.
Michelle specialises in designing and making contemporary, vintage wire, metal and beadwork jewellery which includes the use of clay, silk, paper, glass and recycled pieces. Her teaching focuses on the use of recycled tin and copper, inexpensive metals which allow for experimentation and can also be transformed into unique jewellery pieces. This allows for skills to be well developed before advancing to more precious metals. See more of Michelle’s work in her etsy shop.

 

“Loved learning new jewellery making techniques and sharing ideas with other people, lovely food too!”

– Barbara
Tin Cans to Treasure

Michelle’s Courses

Wire + Bead Decorations for Christmas

Sat, 1 Dec 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Using metal wires, recycled tin, fabrics and beads Michelle will guide you through techniques to make a collection of great decorations. Take home a number of lovely festive decorations for your home, made...

£75

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All Levels

8 spaces available

Tin Cans To Treasures - Designs + Gifts in Recycled Tin

Sat, 29 Sep 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This workshop with Michelle Pilkington is a great introduction to experimenting with and repurposing metal. It's an adventurous day, using old baked beans tins or biscuit tins and reworking them to create stunning...

£75

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All Levels

7 spaces available

NEW

Jewellery Making Techniques - Wire, Recycled Metal & Beads (3 day series)

Fri, 9 Nov 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This is a series of 3 full days. Dates are: Fri 09, 16 and 23 Nov 2018 Develop a versatile range of skills in wirework, beadwork and metalwork, particularly the use of recycled...

£195

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All Levels

7 spaces available