Three Creative Classes, May & June 2019

MAKER, 2a High Street, Inverkeithing, Fife KY11 1NN

Join tutors Jo Barrett and Carole Robinson this May and June at Maker for some more relaxing and creative classes. Jo is offering two of the most popular classes that she offers; the first, on 28th May will be making leather bound journals using lovely recycled leather. Then, on 4th June, she’ll be leading a workshop casting botanical materials in plaster, a technique which creates fascinating and sculptural designs.

Carole is joining Inverkeithing Arts Initiative for the first time for a colourful fused glass pendant making class on 29th May. She intends to run more glass classes throughout this summer at Maker, helping participants develop their techniques with mirror frames, vessels and decorative hangings.

For more class details see below. 

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:


MAKER Glass Fusing WorkshopMay 2019




Intriguing Objects

I came into Maker this morning to find these interesting objects set up in lovely tableau! Jo Barrett is now running her two day class, Botanical Plaster Casting – 30th June/1st July. The class will use natural and found objects to construct images to be cast in plaster, creating unique pieces. Intriguing stuff……..

Bookbinding with Jo

Wednesday 31st January,  6.30-9pm.

Jo Barrett will be running another session of her popular, and lovely, Japanese Bookbinding workshop.

Learn how to create your own journal/sketchbook using simple materials.
Utilising a traditional Japanese 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, sketch books and photo albums.
Cost is £25 per person including all materials required to produce a unique handmade journal. Refreshments also included.

To book, contact, drop in to Maker (for opening hours see here) or call 01383 271839


Journal/Sketchbook Making

A return for this lovely workshop with Jo Barrett. Learn how to make your own gorgeous hand-made book using lovely papers and other materials. The class is on Wednesday 29th November 6.30-9pm. Cost £25 including refreshments and all materials. Contact Inverkeithing Arts at or Jo herself on to book your place. Payment secures your booking.

The Glow of a Lantern…

We are delighted that Jo Barrett will be joining us at Maker again this winter with her Christmas Lantern Making Workshop. The lanterns make beautiful centrepieces and give a festive atmosphere to any room. The class is on Wednesday 22nd November 6.30-8.30pm. Cost £25 including refreshments and all materials. Contact Inverkeithing Arts at or Jo herself on to book your place. Payment secures your booking.



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.

Children’s Glass Lantern Making Workshop with Jo Barrett

Saturday 3rd June, 10.30am – 12noon

Children’s Glass Lantern Making Workshop,

with Jo Barrett BA (Hons) Fine Art

In this 90 minute workshop you will learn how to recycle glasses into unique candle holders. Working with glass, paper and glue, you will create a lantern to image1your own design to take home and enjoy. You will also have the knowledge of how to create more of these lovely lanterns in your own home. The workshop will run on Saturday morning 3rd June, 10.30am – 12noon. Venue: Maker, 2a High Street, Inverkeithing.
Cost £15 per child
all materials are included in the price  
To book your place visit Maker, 2a High Street, Inverkeithing, call Jo on 07717154793 or email