Put a bit of craft in your Christmas and get creative with this fun trail happening across Paisley town centre.

All of these activities are FREE.

Don’t forget to also check out new Christmas-inspired artwork from Renfrew-based visual artist Peter Stewart … you’ll see it on display outside Paisley Arts Centre, and maybe some other spots – keep a watchful eye out!

Build a Bug: Christmas Critters
Charlene Leske Jewellery

Taste Buds
1pm – 3pm & 3.30pm – 5.30pm
Suitable for ages 5+

A fun event for everyone who likes bugs –  regardless of how creative you believe you are! Come and join jeweller Charlene Leske at Taste Buds Paisley and sculpt a bug from air dry clay. You’ll have the option to leave your bug as a mini sculpture or attach some string to transform it into a tree decoration.

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Create a Clay Christmas Decoration
John Maguire Potter

Bianco E Nero
2pm – 3.30pm & 4pm – 5.30pm
Suitable for ages 5+

Create your own Christmas decoration from clay with John Maguire Potter.

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Make a Pair of Festive Textured Statement Earrings
Pottle Jewellery

12.30pm – 2.30pm & 3pm – 5pm
Suitable for ages 16+
Get in the festive spirit by making a pair of glamorous textured earrings for yourself or perhaps as a gift for a friend. Join Eileen Pottle of Pottle Jewellery for this fun and friendly workshop  texturing wood to create a pair of lightweight statement drop earrings. All materials and equipment provided.

Book your place at the 12.30pm – 2.30pm workshop

Book your place at the 3pm – 5pm workshop

Pom Pom Xmas Puddings
Knitting on Cloud Nine

Cardosi’s Espresso Bar
12.30pm – 1.15pm; 1.15pm – 2pm; and 2pm – 2.45pm

Suitable for ages 5+
A fun workshop for kids. Make an Xmas Pud pom pom from wool roving and gluing decorations.

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Hand Crochet Wreath
Knitting on Cloud Nine

The Haberdashery
3.30pm – 5.30pm
Suitable for ages 16+
A fun workshop for adults. Create a modern Christmas wreath with roving wool.

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Make a Christmas Fascinator
Susie Rodgers Millinery

Café Fairfull
1pm – 4pm
Suitable for ages 16+
In this workshop, we’ll be making a fascinator for you to wear as you celebrate Christmas. Use a variety of millinery materials such as sinamay, crim, feathers and felt to make your own unique design. Simple sewing skills would be useful – but we’re only using basic stitches, and Susie can teach you what you need to know if you can’t sew.

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