About Ebberston Studios

About Ebberston Studios

Ebberston Studios is situated in picturesque North Yorkshire and offers unique professional tuition in broad based arts and crafts. Our studios are very welcoming and we offer a friendly and supportive environment. It’s a very creative and inspiring space where all abilities are catered for.
The main area of our expertise are as follows; upholstery and canework, furniture painting, mosaics, stencilling and decoupage, sewing, patchwork and quilting, dressmaking and soft furnishings, pottery, art and drawing, wet and needle felting, and crochet. We also offer a wide range of varying weekend workshops including; lino-cut printmaking, digital photography, wire work jewellery making, calligraphy, stained glass, wire mesh sculptures, and willow weaving to name but a few.

To book a place on any of our classes or workshops please call us on 01723 859060
No term times, pay as you go

All classes £7 per hour

Email: ebberstonstudios@outlook.com
Address: 21a Main Street Ebberston Scarborough North Yorkshire YO13 9NR

We have five main tutors who are:

Michelle Russell

Michelle Russell studied fashion and textiles at Nottingham Trent University working locally and overseas as Wardrobe Mistress and Costume  Maker, before becoming the sewing and soft furnishing in-house tutor, teaching ten classes a week. Whether you are an absolute beginner or just need some professional advice Michelle is there to offer assistance and or guide you patiently  through your project.

Ali Breaden

A City & Guilds trained upholsterer and caning expert with over 15 years hands on and teaching experience. Ali runs six upholstery classes during the week and specialises in both traditional and modern upholstery techniques offering her clients step by step guidance and support while they deconstruct, reupholster and recover their individual furniture items.

Emma Hodgson

Emma Hodgson has 20 years teaching experience and a lifelong passion for arts and crafts. She teaches 3 classes a week and her main areas of expertise are in furniture painting, including colour and design choices, paint effects, decoupage, stencilling, and mosaics, and wall art canvases. Emma also teaches wet felting and needle felting methods, and crochet for beginners and beyond!

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Gillian Fletcher

Gillian is a teacher and artist who has been teaching art classes for a number of years. She guides and nurtures her clients with a light hearted spirit and there is no pressure to paint a picture. Gillian simply encourages one to learn through experimentation and playing with colour, mainly through the medium of acrylic and water colour paints.

Katie Braida

Katie Braida is a potter with over 20 years teaching experience and runs the pottery class on Thursday evening. Using a range of hand building techniques, Katie guides her clients through the process of creating something wonderful out of clay. This fantastic material allows for a wide variety of outcomes and the skills developed in class can be used to create both practical and decorative items. Katie also teaches a drawing class on Tuesday evening and introduces new materials and techniques each week, allowing her clients to develop their skills and confidence in creating their own works of art.

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