Heritage Ceramic Tile Making with Margaret L. Glackin

Saturday 11th June 2022, 10:00am – 1:00pm 29-31 Coney Street
Heritage ceramic tiles.


A fantastic opportunity to create a number of unique ceramic tiles to your own design, which you can use on your own special projects (a splashback, tabletop, coaster, etc).

On the day you’ll learn the techniques for making tiles from scratch, this includes clay preparation, cutting, carving, texture and colour. Glazing and kiln firing will be done after the workshop by Margaret. Your dozen best pieces will be available for collection from Fabrication in York or Leeds.


No previous experience is necessary.

The workshop is run by Margaret Glackin who is an experienced ceramic designer-maker.


All the equipment and materials required will be provided. What’s Included:



• Coloured slip

• All tools related to the process

• Process notes

• Sample ideas and colour chart


Students need to bring:

• An overall/apron

• Optional – special cloth remnants with raised shape (eg lace) or embossed stamps

• Ideas of tile shapes/designs or a project you have in mind e.g coasters, table top


Light refreshments will be provided.


Fabrication Crafts is a Social Enterprise supporting micro crafts and design businesses. They have work and retail space in Leeds and York.

Booking information


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