Glass Fusing Summer Programme @ Maker

Carole Robinson has devised a programme of glass fusing and slumping workshops over four evenings this summer at Maker. Book just one class or as many as you like! You can work on several projects during each session, developing colourful and exciting designs and mastering new techniques.

£20 per person per session + £2-£5 per project for materials

Wednesday 10th July 6-8pm
Wednesday 24th July 6-8pm
Wednesday 7th August 6-8pm
Wednesday 21st August 6-8pm

booking classes:
call: 01383 271 839

or drop into Maker during shop opening hours:
Thursday – Saturday, 10 am – 5.30 pm

For more information about any of our activities:



Japanese Bookbinding Workshop – Saturday 27th May 10.30am – 1pm

There are still places left on this exciting workshop on Saturday 27th May 10.30am – 1pm – come along to Maker and make a beautiful handmade sketchbook/journal/photo album.

Cost £20 per person
Materials and tea/coffee break included in the price

To book – Come into Maker at 2a High Street, Inverkeithing, call Jo on 07717154793 or email

Using a traditional technique called ‘stab binding’ you will design and assemble the book to your own specifications . Once mastered, this is a skill you can use at home with your own materials.

Japanese Bookbinding with Jo Barrett

Workshops @ Maker

Saturday 27th May 10.30am – 1pm

In this workshop you will learn how to create your own journal/sketchbook using simple materials. 
Using a traditional technique called ‘stab binding’ you will design and assemble the book to your own specifications . Once mastered, this is a skill you can use at home to produce bespoke journals and photo albums.
The workshop will run on Saturday morning on 27th May, 10.30am – 1pm.
Cost £20 per person
Materials and tea/coffee break included in the price

To book your place visit Maker, 2a High Street, Inverkeithing, call Jo on 07717154793 or email

Three fantastic makers at Family Fun Day

Inverkeithing Arts have invited three fantastic makers to provide creative activities for everyone to enjoy during the Family Fun Day on Friday 7th April at Inverkeithing Primary School.

Rustic Simplicity will be helping you to make simple bird boxes, Rosie Gibson will be running sessions making art from your memories (you can bring your own item to inspire you), and Catherine Reilly will show you how to decoupage photo frames and jars. Come along and join in, absolutely free! Supervised children are welcome to join in too. From 11am-1pm. The Fun Day is organised by Fife Council’s Adult Learning Local Planning Group, and the creative sessions are supported by Kingdom Housing Association.

Friday 7th April, 11am-1pm. Inverkeithing Primary School, Hillend Road, Inverkeithing

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maker – 2A High Street

Exciting news! We are currently working on our new premises at 2A High Street Inverkeithing, busily turning it into a space from which to run creative workshops, community projects and retail space for beautiful hand made local arts and crafts. Maker – opening soon – photos of our progress to follow…


Colour and Creativity: Workshops at The Friary

Here are the Bug Hotels and Paper Lanterns made during two of our Workshops at The Friary on 27th October and 3rd November 2015. Aren’t they beautiful? Many thanks to everyone who took part and helped to make the sessions relaxing, fun and colourful! Many thanks also to Inverkeithing Community Council and Fife Cultural Trust for funding Inverkeithing’s Creative Workshops at The Friary.

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If you are interested in future Creative Workshops at The Friary, please contact us at or message us on our Facebook page.

Works in progress – Creative Workshops at the Friary

Here’s a glimpse of the works in progress from our first Creative Workshop (one of two), on Tuesday 27th October at the Friary in Inverkeithing. Well done everyone who took part! Information about our next set of two workshops to follow soon.


NEW! Creative Workshops at The Friary

Inverkeithing Arts Initiative are pleased to announce a series of six creative workshops, in Inverkeithing, at the Medieval Friary on Queen Street.

The FIRST WORKSHOP will be on Tuesday 27th October, from 7pm-9pm, and will be free to those taking part, thanks to Inverkeithing Community Council and Fife Cultural Trust. The SECOND will take place on Tuesday 3rd November, then the following four Tuesdays from 7pm-9pm.

The FIRST TWO workshops will be for making bug hotels and paper lanterns.

IMG_0481BUG HOTELS: Can be made from any leftover wood from projects in your home as well as other materials such as plastic bottles filled with canes. Old canes from the garden, pine cones from woodland walks, branches from tree pruning can all fill the bug hotel to provide cosy winter hibernation spaces.  This helps your garden by sheltering useful pollinators overwinter. Tuesday 27th October & Tuesday 3rd November.


FullSizeRenderPAPER LANTERNS: Paper lanterns use willow withies in their construction, a fast growing sustainable plant that is easily harvested.  The skin is paper tissue and dried leaves or other dried plant material can be used for decoration.  The lanterns look great as the evenings draw in and can decorate Hallowe’en and Bonfire Night gatherings. Tuesday 27th October & Tuesday 3rd November.

SPACES ON THESE WORKSHOPS IS LIMITED, and booking is essential. Please email us at, message us on Facebook, or call 07808370043 to book spaces on the first two workshops.

These workshops are part of Inverkeithing Arts Initiative’s ‘Year of sustain:ability.