Skills workshops

Needle Felting Workshop – 2 days
Cod FC 01
Time and Place Second week in November
MATA training Center (CIC), Skopje
Class description Needle felting is a flexible form of textile skill that can be used to create two or three dimensional or work such clothing, wall arts, sculptures etc.
In this workshop you will have the opportunity to learn about the process, materials and tools of needle felting as well as hands on experience with both 3D and ’2D’ needle felting. At the end of the workshop you will have completed a simple project and you will have the basic skills to continue to explore the possibilities of other felting skills.
Level All, suitable for beginners-intermediate
Days/Hours Two days/4 hours a day
Booking vesna.a@matacraft.org.mk or phone: 02 2 396 412, 071 238 957
Teacher
Material All materials are included in the workshop
Refreshments are included
Groups 6-8 persons
Price 3.900 den (VAT included)
General conditions Cancellation up to 4 weeks before the course 100% refund or alternative class offered, after that day a 50% refund will be given up to 1 week prior to the course.
The size of the classes is kept small to allow plenty of one-on-one attention.
Wet Felting Workshop – 2 days
Cod FC 02
Time and Place Second week in November
MATA training Center (CIC), Skopje
Class description If you want to learn the basics wet felting, join us for an introduction to this attractive craft skill. At the end of the workshop you will have completed a simple project and you will have the basic skills to continue to explore the possibilities of other felting skills.
Level All, suitable for beginners-intermediate
Days/Hours Two days/4 hours a day
Booking vesna.a@matacraft.org.mk or phone: 02 2 396 412, 071 238 957
Teacher
Material Students should bring several old towels
All materials are included in the workshop
Refreshments are included
Groups 6-8 persons
Price 3.900 den (VAT included)
General conditions Cancellation up to 4 weeks before the course 100% refund or alternative class offered, after that day a 50% refund will be given up to 1 week prior to the course.
The size of the classes is kept small to allow plenty of one-on-one attention.
Advanced Felting Workshop “Nuno felt” – 2 days
Combination of different felting techniques
Cod FC 03
Time and Place Second week in November
MATA training Center (CIC), Skopje
Class description Nuno, or laminated, felt is an advanced technique for creating lightweight, fabric for clothing, curtains and other textile products. In this two-day workshop you will learn how to fuse wool fiber into a background of woven cloth while creating luscious, lightweight textile products. After this workshop you will never think of felt as heavy or stiff again.
Level Suitable for intermediate
Days/Hours Two days/4 hours a day
Booking vesna.a@matacraft.org.mk or phone: 02 2 396 412, 071 238 957
Teacher
Material Students should bring several old towels
All materials are included in the workshop
Refreshments are included
Groups 6-8 persons
Price 4.950 den (VAT included)
General conditions Cancellation up to 4 weeks before the course 100% refund or alternative class offered, after that day a 50% refund will be given up to 1 week prior to the course.
The size of the classes is kept small to allow plenty of one-on-one attention.
Advanced Felting Workshop “Sculptured Felt hats” – one day
Cod FC 04
Time and Place Second week in November
MATA training Center (CIC), Skopje
Class description In this workshop you will learn techniques for making a wide range of felted hats. Also you will learn all the techniques you need to create complex and asymmetrical shapes or other felt projects like slippers, purses, bags, etc.
Level Suitable for intermediate
Days/Hours One day/6 hours a day
Booking vesna.a@matacraft.org.mk or phone: 02 2 396 412, 071 238 957
Teacher
Material Students should bring several old towels
All materials are included in the workshop
Refreshments are included
Groups 6-8 persons
Price 2.100 den (VAT included)
General conditions Cancellation up to 4 weeks before the course 100% refund or alternative class offered, after that day a 50% refund will be given up to 1 week prior to the course.
The size of the classes is kept small to allow plenty of one-on-one attention.
Special Business Programs
“4 in 1” – 8 days
Cod FC 05
Time and Place Second week in November
MATA training Center (CIC), Skopje
Class description Combination of 6 days skills felt workshops and two days basic business workshop on topic “How to start your own creative business”
(8 days in total) 6 days skills training + 2 days business training
Level Suitable for all participated in three of four Felt Making Workshop
Days/Hours 8 days/4 hours a day
Booking vesna.a@matacraft.org.mk or phone: 02 2 396 412, 071 238 957
Teacher
Material All materials are included in the workshop
Refreshments are included
Groups 6-8 persons
Price 12.150 den (VAT included)
General conditions Cancellation up to 4 weeks before the course 100% refund or alternative class offered, after that day a 50% refund will be given up to 1 week prior to the course.
The size of the classes is kept small to allow plenty of one-on-one attention.
Basics 1 (crochet, spiral rope) – 2 days
Cod MO 01
Time and Place Second week in November
MATA training Center (CIC), Skopje
Class description Whether you want to make jewelry as a hobby or take it further as a business, this is a great class for everyone and covers all of the basics, so that you can continue to make beautiful and professional jewelry from home or from your workshop. Varying the size and color of the beads will produce a totally different look, so no two are ever alike. You’ll be amazed at what you can achieve with this simple stitch technique.
Level All, suitable for beginners-intermediate
Days/Hours Two days/4 hours a day
Booking vesna.a@matacraft.org.mk or phone: 02 2 396 412, 071 238 957
Teacher
Material All materials are included in the workshop
Refreshments are included
Groups 4-6 persons
Price 3.900 den (VAT included)
General conditions Cancellation up to 4 weeks before the course 100% refund or alternative class offered, after that day a 50% refund will be given up to 1 week prior to the course.
The size of the classes is kept small to allow plenty of one-on-one attention.
Basics 2 (stringing) – 2 days
Cod MO 02
Time and Place Second week in November
MATA training Center (CIC), Skopje
Class description A great class for those who want to bead but don’t know how and where to start. Lots of info for the beginning beaders. Step-by-step introduction to materials and tools. You will design, string and finish a single strand bracelet using beading wire and crimps, as well as learning to wire-wrap loops while creating a pair of earrings. Learning these simple techniques is the first step in creating limitless unique pieces of jewelry.
Level All, suitable for beginners-intermediate
Days/Hours Two days/4 hours a day
Booking vesna.a@matacraft.org.mk or phone: 02 2 396 412, 071 238 957
Teacher
Material All materials are included in the workshop
Refreshments are included
Groups 4-6 persons
Price 3.900 den (VAT included)
General conditions Cancellation up to 4 weeks before the course 100% refund or alternative class offered, after that day a 50% refund will be given up to 1 week prior to the course.
The size of the classes is kept small to allow plenty of one-on-one attention.
Basics 3 (embroidery) – 2 days
Cod MO 03
Time and Place Second week in November
MATA training Center (CIC), Skopje
Class description Bead embroidery can be one of the most expressive methods of beadwork you will do. It’s like painting with beads; forms create themselves, patterns flow and the beads know where they want to be. It is almost intuitive; you will be surprised at how it evolves. A great class for both beginner and advanced beaders who want to learn bead embroidery.
Level All, suitable for beginners-intermediate
Days/Hours Two days/4 hours a day
Booking vesna.a@matacraft.org.mk or phone: 02 2 396 412, 071 238 957
Teacher
Material All materials are included in the workshop
Refreshments are included
Groups 4-6 persons
Price 3.900 den (VAT included)
General conditions Cancellation up to 4 weeks before the course 100% refund or alternative class offered, after that day a 50% refund will be given up to 1 week prior to the course.
The size of the classes is kept small to allow plenty of one-on-one attention.
Special Business Programs
“3 in 1” – 8 days
Cod MO 04
Time and Place Second week in November
MATA training Center (CIC), Skopje
Class description Combination of 6 days skills beads workshops and two days basic business workshop on topic “How to start your own creative business”
(8 days in total) 6 days skills training + 2 days business training
Level Suitable for all participated in three of four beads making workshops
Days/Hours 8 days/4 hours a day
Booking vesna.a@matacraft.org.mk or phone: 02 2 396 412, 071 238 957
Teacher
Material All materials are included in the workshop
Refreshments are included
Groups 4-6 persons
Price 10.700 den (VAT included)
General conditions Cancellation up to 4 weeks before the course 100% refund or alternative class offered, after that day a 50% refund will be given up to 1 week prior to the course.
The size of the classes is kept small to allow plenty of one-on-one attention.
“Silver Weekend” – 2 days
Cod FL 01
Time and Place Second week in November
MATA training Center (CIC), Skopje
Class description On this filigree workshop you will learn the basics of traditional filigree skill. The one-on-one teaching approach will allow you to create small projects of your own design, at your own velocity.
Level Suitable for beginners
Days/Hours Two days/4 hours a day
Booking vesna.a@matacraft.org.mk or phone: 02 2 396 412, 071 238 957
Teacher
Material All materials are included in the workshop
Refreshments are included
Groups 4-6 persons
Price 3.900 den (VAT included)
General conditions Cancellation up to 4 weeks before the course 100% refund or alternative class offered, after that day a 50% refund will be given up to 1 week prior to the course.
The size of the classes is kept small to allow plenty of one-on-one attention.
Basic Filigree Workshop – 8 days
Cod FL 02
Time and Place Second week in November
MATA training Center (CIC), Skopje
Class description In this workshop you will learn the basics of filigree fabrication. Topics covered will include design process, frame structure, filigree wire setting, fitting the filigree wire into the frame, soldering, and finishing the product.
Level Suitable for beginners
Days/Hours 8 days/5 hours a day
Booking vesna.a@matacraft.org.mk or phone: 02 2 396 412, 071 238 957
Teacher
Material All materials are included in the workshop
Refreshments are included
Groups 4-6 persons
Price 9.900 den (VAT included)
General conditions Cancellation up to 4 weeks before the course 100% refund or alternative class offered, after that day a 50% refund will be given up to 1 week prior to the course.
The size of the classes is kept small to allow plenty of one-on-one attention.
Advanced Filigree + Business Workshop – 46 days
Cod FL 03
Time and Place Second week in November
MATA training Center (CIC), Skopje
Class description In this workshop you will learn the basics and advanced technique of filigree fabrication. Topics covered will include design process, frame structure, filigree wire setting, fitting the filigree wire into the frame, soldering, and finishing the product. This workshop is primarily designed for persons, with prospective of starting their own creative business and becoming self-employed.
Level All, suitable for beginners-intermediate
Days/Hours Combination of 40 days filigree workshops and 6 days basic business workshop on topic “How to start your own creative business”
(46 days in total)
Booking vesna.a@matacraft.org.mk or phone: 02 2 396 412, 071 238 957
Teacher
Material All materials are included in the workshop
Refreshments are included
Groups 4-6 persons
Price 38.600 den (VAT included)
General conditions Cancellation up to 4 weeks before the course 100% refund or alternative class offered, after that day a 50% refund will be given up to 1 week prior to the course.
The size of the classes is kept small to allow plenty of one-on-one attention.
Basic Icon Painting Workshop – 7 days
Cod IK 01
Time and Place Second week in November
MATA training Center (CIC), Skopje
Class description You will create an icon using the traditional Byzantine technique of egg-tempera and gold leaf. You will be guided towards discovery of the secrets of the ancient technique of icon painting so that you will reach a more complete understanding and appreciation of this art. All participants will do the same icon, with a teacher demonstrating throughout the different stages of the skill. At the end, everyone will leave with a finished icon.
Level All, suitable for beginners-intermediate
Days/Hours 7 days/5 hours a day
Booking vesna.a@matacraft.org.mk or phone: 02 2 396 412, 071 238 957
Teacher
Material All materials are included in the workshop
Refreshments are included
Groups 4-6 persons
Price 24.300 den (VAT included)
General conditions Cancellation up to 4 weeks before the course 100% refund or alternative class offered, after that day a 50% refund will be given up to 1 week prior to the course.
The size of the classes is kept small to allow plenty of one-on-one attention.
Beginning bookmaking – 2 days
Cod BB 01
Time and Place Second week in November
Ohrid Workshop
Class description Have you ever wanted to create your own personal book?
The class will begin exploration of basics of bookmaking. You will begin with folding, tearing and cutting paper and you will proceed with sewing your own personal book.
Level All, suitable for beginners-intermediate
Days/Hours 2 days/4 hours a day
Booking vesna.a@matacraft.org.mk or phone: 02 2 396 412, 071 238 957
Teacher
Material All materials are included in the workshop
Refreshments are included
Groups 4-6 persons
Price 3.700 den (VAT included)
Travel and accommodation expenses not included
General conditions Cancellation up to 4 weeks before the course 100% refund or alternative class offered, after that day a 50% refund will be given up to 1 week prior to the course.
The size of the classes is kept small to allow plenty of one-on-one attention.
Small leather accessories- Basic 01– 2 days
Cod LE 01
Time and Place Second week in November
Ohrid Workshop
Class description This leather training course will give you an understanding of how to produce leather accessories as a popular consumer choice. You will make a leather bag and you will learn what does and doesn’t work to help improve leather accessories product performance.
Level All, suitable for beginners-intermediate
Days/Hours 2 days/5 hours a day
Booking vesna.a@matacraft.org.mk or phone: 02 2 396 412, 071 238 957
Teacher
Material All materials are included in the workshop
Refreshments are included
Groups 4-6 persons
Price 4.700 den (VAT included)
Travel and accommodation expenses not included
General conditions Cancellation up to 4 weeks before the course 100% refund or alternative class offered, after that day a 50% refund will be given up to 1 week prior to the course.
The size of the classes is kept small to allow plenty of one-on-one attention.
Small leather accessories – Basic 02 – 2 days
Cod LE 02
Time and Place Second week in November
Ohrid Workshop
Class description This leather training course will give you an understanding of how to produce leather accessories as a popular consumer choice. You will make a glass case, business card holder and valet and you will learn what does and doesn’t work to help improve leather accessories product performance.
Level All, suitable for beginners-intermediate
Days/Hours 2 days/5 hours a day
Booking vesna.a@matacraft.org.mk or phone: 02 2 396 412, 071 238 957
Teacher
Material All materials are included in the workshop
Refreshments are included
Groups 4-6 persons
Price 3.700 den (VAT included)
Travel and accommodation expenses not included
General conditions Cancellation up to 4 weeks before the course 100% refund or alternative class offered, after that day a 50% refund will be given up to 1 week prior to the course.
The size of the classes is kept small to allow plenty of one-on-one attention.
Basic Casting Metal Workshop – 4 days
Cod CM 01
Time and Place Second week in November
Master’s Studio
Class description Discover the process of lost wax casting to create one- of- a- kind jewelry. Techniques in wax working, pouring the metal, and using the centrifuge for casting will be demonstrated during this workshop. You will create a unique piece of jewelry that takes an advantage of an ancient method that captures fine surface detail and complex shapes.
Level All, suitable for beginners-intermediate
Days/Hours 4 days/4 hours a day
Booking vesna.a@matacraft.org.mk or phone: 02 2 396 412, 071 238 957
Teacher
Material All materials are included in the workshop
Refreshments are included
Groups 4-6 persons
Price 11.900 den (VAT included)
Travel and accommodation expenses not included
General conditions Cancellation up to 4 weeks before the course 100% refund or alternative class offered, after that day a 50% refund will be given up to 1 week prior to the course.
The size of the classes is kept small to allow plenty of one-on-one attention.
Business Training Program (BTP)
Basic-How to start with your Creative Business – 5 days
Cod BTP 01
Time and Place Second week in November
MATA training Center (CIC), Skopje
Class description Business Training Program for start up businesses
Business Training Program for start up businesses is based on CEFE Methodology. A CEFE (Competency based Economies Formation of Enterprises) is a comprehensive set of training instruments using an action-oriented approach and experiential learning methods to develop and enhance the business management and personal competencies of a wide range of target groups, mostly in the context of income and employment generation and economic development. Business Training Program for start up businesses is training program is designed for persons, with prospective of starting their own creative business and becoming self-employed.
Areas covered by Business Training Program for start up businesses:
Module 1: Self evaluation and motivation
Module 2: Intro to Business Planning
Module 3: SWOT analysis
Module 4: Market research for micro businesses
Module 5: Marketing plan
Module 6: Organizational Management
Module 7: Finance and Budgeting
Module 8: Business Plan Development
Days/Hours 5 days/5 hours a day
Booking vesna.a@matacraft.org.mk or phone: 02 2 396 412, 071 238 957
Teacher
Material All materials are included in the workshop
Refreshments are included
Groups 10-12 persons
Price 7.400 den (VAT included)
Travel and accommodation expenses not included
General conditions Cancellation up to 4 weeks before the course 100% refund or alternative class offered, after that day a 50% refund will be given up to 1 week prior to the course.
The size of the classes is kept small to allow plenty of one-on-one attention.
Business Training Program (BTP)
Advanced-Business Plan for Creative Businesses – 10 days
Cod BTP 02
Time and Place Second week in November
MATA training Center (CIC), Skopje
Class description Business Training Program for start up businesses
Business Training Program for start up businesses is based on CEFE Methodology. A CEFE (Competency based Economies Formation of Enterprises) is a comprehensive set of training instruments using an action-oriented approach and experiential learning methods to develop and enhance the business management and personal competencies of a wide range of target groups, mostly in the context of income and employment generation and economic development. Business Training Program for start up businesses is training program is designed for persons, with prospective of starting their own creative business and becoming self-employed.
Areas covered by Business Training Program for start up businesses:
Module 1: Self evaluation and motivation
Module 2: Intro to Business Planning
Module 3: SWOT analysis
Module 4: Intro to Marketing
Module 5: Market research for micro businesses
Module 6: Product Development
Module 7: Marketing plan
Module 8: Organizational Management
Module 9: Finance and Budgeting
Module 10: Cost Calculation and Product Pricing
Module 11: Communication and Presentation skills
Module 12: Business Plan Development
Days/Hours 10 days/5 hours a day
Booking vesna.a@matacraft.org.mk or phone: 02 2 396 412, 071 238 957
Teacher
Material All materials are included in the workshop
Refreshments are included
Groups 10-12 persons
Price 12.700 den (VAT included)
Travel and accommodation expenses not included
General conditions Cancellation up to 4 weeks before the course 100% refund or alternative class offered, after that day a 50% refund will be given up to 1 week prior to the course.
The size of the classes is kept small to allow plenty of one-on-one attention.
Market Readiness Program
Learn How to Sell – 3 days
Cod MRP 01
Time and Place Second week in November
MATA training Center (CIC), Skopje
Class description During the Learn How to Sell training participants will learn how to use sales techniques (AIDA, SPIN) and how to negotiate with the clients and buyers. Also the basics of customer care will be presented and participants will learn the difference between marketing and sales. Market Readiness Program is training program designed for micro business in creative industries.
Areas covered by Market Readiness Program:
Module 1: Sales VS Marketing
Module 2: AIDA sales technique
Module 3: “FAB” (features, advantages and benefits) of the product
Module 4: Negotiation
Module 5: SPIN sales technique
Module 6: Customer care
Days/Hours 3 days/5 hours a day
Booking vesna.a@matacraft.org.mk or phone: 02 2 396 412, 071 238 957
Teacher
Material All materials are included in the workshop
Refreshments are included
Groups 10-12 persons
Price 4.700 den (VAT included)
Travel and accommodation expenses not included
General conditions Cancellation up to 4 weeks before the course 100% refund or alternative class offered, after that day a 50% refund will be given up to 1 week prior to the course.
The size of the classes is kept small to allow plenty of one-on-one attention.

Modules: Sales
Module 1: Sales VS Marketing
Module 2: AIDA sales technique
Module 3: “FAB” (features, advantages and benefits) of the product
Module 4: Negotiation
Module 5: SPIN sales technique
Module 6:Customer care

Market Readiness Program
Marketing and Sale for Micro Creative Businesses – 5 days
Cod MRP 02
Time and Place Second week in November
MATA training Center (CIC), Skopje
Class description Goals:
Market Readiness Program aims to introduce basics of marketing and sales. Participants will learn the basics for marketing strategy development and marketing plan and also will learn how to conduct market research and develop successful product collections. Additionally participants will learn how to use sales techniques (AIDA, SPIN) and how to negotiate with the clients and buyers. Also the basics of customer care will be presented and participants will learn the difference between marketing and sales. This marketing and sales course will help participants to recognize the market opportunities for their products within the local and export market and will improve participants’ selling skills. Market Readiness Program is training program designed for micro business in creative industries.
Areas covered by Market Readiness Program:
Modules: Marketing
Module 1: Introduction on Marketing
Module 2: Market research for micro businesses
Module 3: Branding
Module 4: Product Development
Module 5: Marketing Mix
Module 6: Marketing Plan Development
Days/Hours 5 days/5 hours a day
Booking vesna.a@matacraft.org.mk or phone: 02 2 396 412, 071 238 957
Teacher
Material All materials are included in the workshop
Refreshments are included
Groups 10-12 persons
Price 7.400 den (VAT included)
Travel and accommodation expenses not included
General conditions Cancellation up to 4 weeks before the course 100% refund or alternative class offered, after that day a 50% refund will be given up to 1 week prior to the course.
The size of the classes is kept small to allow plenty of one-on-one attention.
YOUTH & Kids Workshops – Felting Workshop – 4 days
Cod YFC 01
Time and Place January, 2013

Group1 – MATA training Center (CIC), Skopje

January,8-11

10:30am –1:30 pm

Group 2 – MATA training Center (CIC), Skopje

January, 14-17

10:30am –1:30 pm

Class description If you want to learn the basics of wet or needle felting, join us for an introduction to this attractive craft skill. At the end of the workshop you will have completed a simple project and you will have the basic skills to continue to explore the possibilities of other felting skills.
Days/Hours Four days / 2hours a day
Booking vesna.a@matacraft.org.mk or phone: 071 238 957
Level  All, suitable for beginners
Material All materials are included in the workshop
Refreshments are included
Groups 6-8 persons
Price 1.500 den (VAT included)
Travel and accommodation expenses not included
General conditions The size of the classes is kept small to allow plenty of one-on-one attention.

Download the registration form: Форма за регистрација за обуки за деца и млади

YOUTH & Kids Workshops – Beading Workshop – 4 days
Cod YMO 01
Time and Place January, 2013

Group1-  MATA training Center (CIC), Skopje

January,8-11

1:30-3:30 pm

Group 2 – MATA training Center (CIC), Skopje

January, 14-17

1:30-3:30 pm

Class description This is a great class for everyone and covers all of the basics, so that you can continue to make beautiful jewellery from home. Varying the size and colour of the beads will produce a totally different look, so no two are ever alike.  You’ll be amazed at what you can achieve with this simple technique.
Days/Hours Four days / 2hours a day
Booking vesna.a@matacraft.org.mk or phone: 071 238 957
Level  All, suitable for beginners
Material All materials are included in the workshop
Refreshments are included
Groups 6-8 persons
Price 1.500 den (VAT included)
Travel and accommodation expenses not included
General conditions The size of the classes is kept small to allow plenty of one-on-one attention.

Download the registration form: Форма за регистрација за обуки за деца и млади