Hobbycraft in Basingstoke

Hobbycraft Basingstoke is the only place to find all your craft materials, art supplies, and craft workshops under one roof.


Winchester Road
Basingstoke RG22 6HN
0845 051 6571

Store Info

Opening hours
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 18:00
10:30 - 16:30

Store facilities

Craft Room
Free Parking
Paid Parking
Hearing Aid
Wheel Chair Access

Store events

Introduction to Mount Cutting - Beginner/ Improver level

Store : Basingstoke

Date : May 07, 2016

Time : 10:00-16:00

Cost : £65.00

Suitable for : Adults

Great for beginners and for those wanting to refresh their mount cutting skills and spend an enjoyable day cutting mounts in like-minded company. Suitable for crafters, painters, photographers, calligraphers, textile artists, in fact anyone wanting to make their pictures, or someone else's, look their best.
 * Learn to cut accurate, bespoke, single mounts using a hand-held mount cutter.
* Calculate the sizes so you can fit your pictures into readymade or existing frames.
* By the end of the morning you will have cut your first two mounts.
*Experiment with the mount and frame samples to see their effect on the picture.
*Discover what the back of the frame should look like.
*Take home several mounted pictures ready to prop on the mantelpiece or drop in a frame.

What's included
The price of £65 includes two sheets of off-white mount board (one student board / one conservation board), illustrated handouts, use  of all tools and equipment, each person will have use of a hand-held, easy to use mountcutter.

What do I bring?
Please bring several pictures and a packed lunch (homemade cake provided). If you have any frames, please bring them too.

Maximum 4 places available. Please contact Lynn directly to check availability and book/ pay for place. (09708 961229) or alternatively email to the following address:   mail@lynnefriel.co.uk