Jesmonite Casting

Jesmonite workshop

Have you heard of Jesmonite?

It is an amazing eco-friendly material that has become the go-to medium for designers and artists alike. An acrylic-modified gypsum composite, it can be used as an alternative to fibreglass and even used as a lightweight substitute to cast concrete.






02 Nov 2023


10:00 am - 12:00 pm

What will we cover?

In this workshop you will learn how to mix the component parts and use silicone moulds to cast a set of three tea light holders and two coasters. We will show you a variety of different techniques to produce your own unique items with a smooth, tactile finish.

How will I be taught?

You’ll be taught in our lovely studio by a friendly and experienced tutor, through demonstration and guidance as you work.


You’ll also be able to ask questions, making sure everything is clear and that you’re getting the best results you can.

Do I need any previous experience or skills?

No previous experience is needed for this workshop. It is suitable for all including children over 13 when accompanied by a fee paying adult.

Are materials provided? Is there anything I need to source myself?

All materials are provided. Please bring an apron to protect your clothes.

What will I take home with me?

You will take home 3 individual tea light holders and 2 coasters designed by you.


Drinks and biscuits will be available.


During all of our workshops photographs are taken for promotional purposes only. Please make us aware at the time of booking if you would prefer not to be included.



Sarah Brangwyn
Sarah Brangwyn

Owner of Made and Making, Sarah has been sewing all her life. Her passion is helping others to gain the same level of enjoyment from mastering these creative skills. She's known for her infectious enthusiasm, her endless knowledge and for her knack for explaining things clearly, leading to lots of 'aha!' moments. You may have seen her share some of those on the TV channel Sewing Street. In a previous life, Sarah was a branch manager in an insurance firm. Taking redundancy in 2012 allowed her to follow her dream of creating a hub for sewing and craft. At Made and Making Sarah teaches sewing, crochet, needle felting and other craft courses. She's also one of the tutors for the children's workshops. When family life allows, Sarah loves nothing more than immersing herself in her own projects.

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