Workshops at The Studio

Workshop Diary

An Introduction to the Annie Sloan Method – Essential Techniques I – £65

We will show you a variety of ways the Chalk Paint can be used and provide you with the confidence to continue to use the Chalk Paint for your projects at home. You will cover one and two-colour paintwork, distressing, texturing, crackle glazing and how to use the waxes effectively.

Thursday 11th May 6pm-9:30pm

Tuesday 23rd May 10am-1:30pm

Tuesday 6th June 10am-1:30pm

Saturday 10th June 10am-1:30pm

Saturday 1st July 10am-1:30pm

Tuesday 4th July 10am-1:30pm


Annie Sloan Techniques for Colour & Style – Essential Techniques II – £65

You will expand your knowledge of the colour palette, mixing colours to achieve a personalised look, learn more painting techniques including decoupage, transfer image and gilding, plus how to use the waxes including black wax and white waxes.

Sunday 14th May 10am-1:30pm

Thursday 18th May 6pm-9:30pm

Saturday 3rd June 10am-1:30pm

Tuesday 20th June 10am-1:30pm

Saturday 8th July 10am-1:30pm

Thursday 20th July 6pm-9:30pm

Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Complete Chair Makeover – £110

We will provide you with a vintage chair to paint in the colour of your choice & cover your seat pad from a selection of gorgeous Annie Sloan fabrics. Lunch & refreshments included. We recommend that you have experienced a Decorative Paint Techniques Workshop to benefit fully from this workshop.

Saturday 22nd July 10am -2:00pm

Annie Sloan Decoupage & Craqueleur £55

We will provide you with a variety of pieces to decoupage, choose from mirrors, small occasional tables, photo frames or boxes. Learn the gorgeous techniques of decoupage with different types of paper & nish with crackle glaze and wax.

Saturday 27th May 10am -2:00pm

Saturday 29th July 10am – 2:00pm

Paint your Own Piece with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint – £60

Paint your own piece taster session to whet your Chalk PaintTM appetite! Ideal if you just want to dip your toe into furniture painting with Chalk Paint. Duration 3 hours & you will need: A small piece of furniture – something you can carry, a chair, stool, small cabinet or occasional table – as a rule of thumb it must t on the front seat of your car, our workshop is up narrow stairs & is quite snug! We will supply everything else!

Saturday 13th May 10am-1pm

Sunday 2nd July 10am-1pm

Painting & Decoupage on Glass £45

On this 3 hour course you will create beautiful candle holders by painting & decoupaging onto glass. Using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint & paper napkins you will learn how to make beautiful items for your home.

Monday 26th June 10am-1pm

Crochet for Beginners £35

You will learn how to crochet the Granny Square to take home with you, which can be used as a blanket, a cushion cover or even a bag! The stitches you will be learning include chain stitch, double crochet, treble crochet – all used in many patterns for your future projects. All materis provided.

Wednesday 17th May 9.30am – 12.30pm

Wednesday 24th May 9.30am – 12.30pm

Thursday 25th May 9.30am – 12.30pm

Wednesday 31st May 9.30am – 12.30 pm

Beginners Guide to using your Sewing Machine £45

Never used a sewing machine or just need a refresher? This is the perfect course for you. We will cover everything from how to thread your machine, filling & loading your bobbin & setting up your machine for different sewing jobs. Different stitches & how to sew a straight seam. You will need to bring your machine – which must be be PAT tested.

Monday 5th June 10am-1pm

Monday 31st July 10am-1pm

Monday 28th August 10am-1pm

How to make Curtains Demo Workshop £40

On this 3 hour demo workshop you will learn how to make curtains. How to measure properly, how to calculate frabric. Sewing tips, materials you will need. Take notes, sew samples & watch demos. Please bring your machine. This is an intermediate course & you need to be pro cient in using your machine.

Monday 12th June 10am-1pm – How to make a Roman Blind

Monday 17th July 10am-1pm – How to make a Roman Blind

Monday 14th August 10am-1pm – How to make Curtains

Create A Cushion £45

On this 3 hour intermediate course you will learn to make a simple cushion cover with an envelope back. You need to know how to use your machine & sew a straight seam. Materials required: Your machine / 16” x 16” feather cusion pad / 2 pieces of fabric both half a meter x 145cm wide / I meter of braid at least 2.5cm wide / Matching thread.

Monday 3rd July 10am-1pm


Painting Workshops using Chalk Paint™ a decorative paint by Annie Sloan

We recommend that you have been on of our Interior Decorative Paint Technique Workshops to benefit fully from the following workshops.

‘Take – a – Seat’ Workshops – £110

We will provide you with a vintage drop in seat chair for you to paint in the Chalk Paint™ colour of your choice and then cover the seat from a selection of gorgeous Annie Sloan™ fabrics.



J’adore la Maison Workshops

Annie Sloan Paint Courses & Workshops

J’adore la Maison are stockists for Chalk Paint™ decorative paint by Annie Sloan. All our painting classes are led by an Annie Sloan fully accredited trainer and tuition is within a small friendly group. We will show you a variety of ways the Chalk Paint™ can be used and provide you with the confidence to continue to use the Chalk Paint™ for your projects at home. 

Crochet & Knitting Workshops

We are now able to offer a variety of fun and inspiring workshops – why not come along and learn something new!

J’adore la Maison crochet Workshops,  Come and learn to crochet at one of our  Workshops. Tuition is within a small friendly group.

J’adore Sewing Workshops

J’adore la Maison run a fantastic selection of sewing workshops. From How to use your Sewing Machine, Sewing Techniques, An Introduction to Dressmaking to creating a beautiful Cushion.

Or try your hand at one of our all day courses and learn how to make your own beautiful curtains or blinds.