Flower Workshop - Buttonholes and Corsages CANCELLED - LOW NUMBERS (UC09U18F)


When? Saturday, 1:30pm - 4:00pm from 22nd June 2019 until 22nd June 2019 for 1 weeks.
Where? The course is held in Uckfield College, Downsview Crescent, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 3DJ.
How much does it cost? The full fee is £34.00.

Please see additional cost information below
You will need to provide flowers for your own arrangements . Please see list under "What do I need to bring to the first session?" To avoid unnecessary cost please do not purchase any materials or text books until you are certain that your course will run. Course decisions are normally made a week prior to the course start date.

How to enrol?

Contact the ACRES office on 01825 761820 and staff will be pleased to help you.

Course overview

A fun workshop where you can gain the useful skills and knowledge to be able to make your own buttonholes and corsages.

During the course

What you already need to know

No previous experience needed

What you will learn

- How to wire a rose using silver rose wire
- How to stitch leaves using stub wire
- How to assemble the buttonhole and corsage using floristry tape
- How to use pearl or bead-headed pins
- How to care for your arrangement so it looks fresh for your event

How you will learn it

This is a hands on workshop. The tutor will demonstrate techniques and then you will work on your arrangements with guidance from the tutor as you go

What do I need to bring to the first session?

For the buttonhole: 6 roses in your favourite colour, ivy leaves (at least 20)
For the corsage: bear grass (6 stems), berried ivy leaf (10), 2 orchid flowers (1 larger than the other)

You may wish to bring an apron and a pair of sharp scissors or small secateurs.
The tutor will provide all other material. You will be given handouts for all arrangements so that you can make them again at home.

How much extra study or practice is involved?


What do previous students say?

Students on some of Emma's other courses say:
"It's been so much fun"
"I can't believe how many things we have made today"
"Emma is amazing, I have been on several of her courses now and they are all so different."

What can I learn next?

What are the next steps within this subject with ACRES?

Look out for the next ACRES brochure for more Creative Skills courses starting in September 2019

What are the future steps beyond ACRES?

To find out about other courses that might extend your skills and knowledge go to https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/courses/Pages/default.aspx

How can I get further information about these?

Please visit our website at www.acreslearning.org.uk, see our brochure, or alternatively contact a member of the team on 01825 761820.