Take your knitting needles, prepare your brushes, sharpen your scissors, stop your ongoing… Saint Martin de Belleville has prepared a creative summer with workshops, all you need to explore your creativity, move your fingers, while contemplating the mountainous skyline of this pretty village of Savoy.

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Knitting Workshop: Jacquard hat
Knitting Workshop: Jacquard hat
Thursday 3 August 2017 between 9 AM and noon.Ecole primaire - Rue Saint Martin

Saint-Martin-de-Belleville

Mixing wools and following a pattern chart requires a certain amount of concentration. However, the result is worth the effort, and you will end up with a unique hat. A perfect design for winter in the mountains.
Flower Arranging Workshop: Kokedama
Flower Arranging Workshop: Kokedama
From 15/07 to 18/08/2017, every mondays between 4 PM and 5 PM.Ecole primaire - Rue Saint Martin

Saint-Martin-de-Belleville

Kokedama is a spherical shaped Japanese decoration made of moss. It is an original way of presenting a plant - both for the indoors and outdoors. Learn about this decorative art with Angélique.
Cardboard Workshop: Cardboard bedside cabinet
Cardboard Workshop: Cardboard bedside cabinet
Monday 17 July 2017 between 9 AM and noon. Tuesday 18 July 2017 between 9 AM and noon.Ecole primaire - Rue Saint Martin

Saint-Martin-de-Belleville

Make your own cardboard cabinet from ‘Esprit Carton’s’ Origin collection. From a pre-cut kit, you assemble and decorate your cabinet, thanks to the advice and tips of J.J. André, the artistic designer behind these cardboard furnit...
Painting Workshop: Customise a tote bag
Painting Workshop: Customise a tote bag
From 15/07 to 18/08/2017, every thursdays between 9 AM and noon.Salle des fêtes - Rue Saint Martin

Saint-Martin-de-Belleville

A small cotton tote bag is an indispensable fashion accessory. Véronique Olivieri will help you personalise your bag with textile paints, stamps, stencils and other decorative elements which will go to create your own, unique bag...
Knitting Workshop: Cable stitch case
Knitting Workshop: Cable stitch case
Tuesday 1st of August 2017 between 2 PM and 6 PM. Wednesday 9 August 2017 between 2 PM and 6 PM.Ecole primaire - Rue Saint Martin

Saint-Martin-de-Belleville

In this workshop you can make a knitted tablet or smartphone cover. The goal is to insert a single (or triple for the more adventurous) cable stitch. A great starting block towards creating an Irish sweater!
Café tricot
Café tricot
Friday 4 August 2017 between 2 PM and 5 PM. Friday 11 August 2017 between 2 PM and 5 PM.Ecole primaire - Rue Saint Martin

Saint-Martin-de-Belleville

Painting Workshop: Glass painting
Painting Workshop: Glass painting
From 15/07 to 18/08/2017, every fridays between 2 PM and 5 PM.Salle des fêtes - Rue Saint Martin

Saint-Martin-de-Belleville

A simple clip-frame will become a work of art thanks to a dose of inspiration and some helpful tips. With to a wide range of templates on offer, this workshop is suitable both for adults and children (6 years and over).
Knitting Workshop: Headband
Knitting Workshop: Headband
Tuesday 1st of August 2017 between 9.30 AM and noon. Tuesday 8 August 2017 between 9.30 AM and noon.Ecole primaire - Rue Saint Martin

Saint-Martin-de-Belleville

A perfect entry-level project. Two options are possible: a headband decorated with a bow or a twisted headband. Learn basic knitting stitches: garter, jersey and rice.
Knitting Workshop: Mug and mug-cosy
Knitting Workshop: Mug and mug-cosy
Wednesday 2 August 2017 between 9 AM and noon.Ecole primaire - Rue Saint Martin

Saint-Martin-de-Belleville

You can’t beat a mug-cosy to keep your tea warm... From the rib stitch for beginners, to the bobble stitch for the experienced, the cosy can be personalised and decorated with buttons and embroidery.
Crochet Workshop: Purse
Crochet Workshop: Purse
Wednesday 9 August 2017 between 9 AM and noon.Ecole primaire - Rue Saint Martin

Saint-Martin-de-Belleville

Learn basic crocheting stitches, the ‘magic loop’ technique and how to add a fastener to create your own, unique purse.
Crochet Workshop: Crocheted ‘granny square\' bag
Crochet Workshop: Crocheted ‘granny square’ bag
Thursday 3 August 2017 between 2 PM and 6 PM.Ecole primaire - Rue Saint Martin

Saint-Martin-de-Belleville

A deliciously retro motif, your ‘granny squares’ take on a modern slant when assembled to make a nice little bag. Learn the ‘granny square’ technique, the ‘magic loop’, and how to add a zip.
Knitting Workshop: Fashionable shawl
Knitting Workshop: Fashionable shawl
Thursday 10 August 2017 between 9 AM and noon.Ecole primaire - Rue Saint Martin

Saint-Martin-de-Belleville

Knit an alpaca shawl. Master how to ‘increase’ and ‘make 1’, and have a go with circular needles during this workshop. A simple and elegant shawl made in a soft wool that you can snuggle up in!
Photography Workshop: Nature and landscapes
Photography Workshop: Nature and landscapes
From 15/07 to 19/08/2017, every wednesdays between 9.30 AM and noon.Ecole primaire - Rue Saint Martin

Saint-Martin-de-Belleville

This course is for amateurs who have reflex, bridge or hybrid cameras. Suitable for people looking to learn the basics of digital photography, move away from the ‘fully-automatic’ setting, and learn about image composition and th...
Crochet Workshop: Evening bag
Crochet Workshop: Evening bag
Thursday 10 August 2017 between 2 PM and 6 PM.Ecole primaire - Rue Saint Martin

Saint-Martin-de-Belleville

Simple to make, this clutch bag design allows you to learn or revise basic crochet techniques. A fastener is made from a crocheted ribbon with a pompom.
Flower Arranging Workshop: Oasis arrangements
Flower Arranging Workshop: Oasis arrangements
From 15/07 to 18/08/2017, every mondays between 2 PM and 4 PM.Ecole primaire - Rue Saint Martin

Saint-Martin-de-Belleville

Master the art of flower arranging using an oasis block. Combine flowers and foliage, harmonise colours and sizes to create your own, individual and perfectly balanced composition. Workshop led by our florist, Angélique.
Crochet Workshop: Traphilo basket
Crochet Workshop: Traphilo basket
Monday 31 July 2017 between 10 AM and noon. Monday 7 August 2017 between 10 AM and noon.Ecole primaire - Rue Saint Martin

Saint-Martin-de-Belleville

Working with a giant crochet hook, traphilo is easy and fun and means your basket can be created quickly. You will learn basic crocheting stitches, how to change colours, and you can even add handles.
Mosaic Workshop: Jewellery making
Mosaic Workshop: Jewellery making
From 15/07 to 18/08/2017, every thursdays between 2 PM and 5 PM.Salle des fêtes - Rue Saint Martin

Saint-Martin-de-Belleville

Mosaic can be used in all kinds of creations, including jewellery. In this workshop Véronique will show you how to use it to decorate a ring or a pendant.
Atelier tricot : mon prénom en tricotin
Atelier tricot : mon prénom en tricotin
Friday 4 August 2017 between 10 AM and noon. Friday 11 August 2017 between 10 AM and noon.Ecole primaire - Rue Saint Martin

Saint-Martin-de-Belleville

Un atelier ouvert à tous, pour créer un mot ou un prénom à l’aide de fil de fer et d’un tricotin mécanique. C’est facile et rapide.
Weaving Workshop: Miyuki bead brooch
Weaving Workshop: Miyuki bead brooch
Wednesday 2 August 2017 between 2 PM and 6 PM. Tuesday 8 August 2017 between 2 PM and 6 PM.Ecole primaire - Rue Saint Martin

Saint-Martin-de-Belleville

Miyuki beads are Japanese beads known for their uniformity. Woven on bead-looms they make stunning jewellery pieces. Learn to brick-stitch by making an attractive brooch.
Woodwork Workshop: Make a decorative piece
Woodwork Workshop: Make a decorative piece
From 15/07 to 18/08/2017, every fridays between 9 AM and noon.Ecole primaire - Rue Saint Martin

Saint-Martin-de-Belleville

Sylvianne will help you transform simple bits of wood into decorative objects: hooks shaped as hearts, kitchen towel holders or tea-towel pegs. You will use a scroll saw, learn to deburr, sand and paint your work.
Cosmetic Workshop: Natural soap
Cosmetic Workshop: Natural soap
Tuesday 25 July 2017 between 10 AM and 5 PM. Tuesday 1st of August 2017 between 10 AM and 5 PM. Tuesday 8 August 2017 between 10 AM and 5 PM.Ecole primaire - Rue Saint Martin

Saint-Martin-de-Belleville

Create your own recipe to make a soap from vegetable oils. The cold saponification process involves traditional know-how which ensures the presence of glycerin in the product which in turn preserves the oils’ properties.
Woodwork Workshop: Wooden relief picture
From 15/07 to 18/08/2017, every fridays between 2 PM and 5 PM.Ecole primaire - Rue Saint Martin

Saint-Martin-de-Belleville

Children (and adults) can create a mountain scene made from wood (incorporating their name in cut letters). Pre-cut elements are sanded, painted and glued onto the picture.
Crochet Workshop: Cuddly toy
Crochet Workshop: Cuddly toy
Monday 31 July 2017 between 2 PM and 6 PM. Monday 7 August 2017 between 2 PM and 6 PM.Ecole primaire - Rue Saint Martin

Saint-Martin-de-Belleville

Make a small, crocheted, soft toy. Its amusing, original shape and bright colours will make it the ideal gift for a child.
Flower Arranging Workshop: Terrarium
Flower Arranging Workshop: Terrarium
From 15/07 to 18/08/2017, every mondays between 10 AM and noon.Ecole primaire - Rue Saint Martin

Saint-Martin-de-Belleville

A fashionable addition to interiors, the terrarium invites contemplation with miniature landscapes created in a glass. Young, creative florist, Angélique guides you in the creation of your mini ecosystem.