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MIXED MEDIA TEXTILES

An opportunity to experiment with mixed media techniques, fabric collage and free machine embroidery. Each session will allow you to build confidence in applying these techniques which you may wish to use as inspiration to start a personal project. Your work could be developed further into a panel for framing or a personal journal. Some experience of free machine embroidery is required for these workshops.

Date Tues 25th June
Tutor Suzette Smart  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2495  
Fees £65  
   

   
MORE RAG RUGS

Discover how to recycle your old clothes and fabrics into vintage looking rugs and cushions. Learn two traditional rag rug techniques: Progging, which gives a shaggy texture, and Hooking, a series of loops used for pictorial details. Make a sampler using both, or just focus on one technique if you wish. Jenni will guide you through each process enabling you to start a project to finish at home.

Date Wed 26th June
Tutor Jenni Stuart-Anderson  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2432  
Fees £60  
   

   
NATURE IN BATIK

Flowers, Leaves and Seedpods in Batik.

An exciting workshop to discover the exquisite art of batik. The beautiful shapes and colours provided by nature will be your inspiration to create batiks on paper, tissue paper and canvas using inks and bleach to add and remove colour, with hot wax as a resist. Create a selection of batik images suitable for immediate framing or for further embellishment with stitch, if you wish.

Date Tues 23rd July
Tutor Jenny O'Leary  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2497  
Fees £65  
   

   
MIXED MEDIA TEXTILES

An opportunity to experiment with mixed media techniques, fabric collage and free machine embroidery. Each session will allow you to build confidence in applying these techniques which you may wish to use as inspiration to start a personal project. Your work could be developed further into a panel for framing or a personal journal. Some experience of free machine embroidery is required for these workshops.

Date Tues 23rd July
Tutor Suzette Smart  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2496  
Fees £65  
   

   
HAVE A GO WITH STRAW

Join Anne Dyer for a beginners workshop in one of the ways of playing with straw. This is an incredibly versatile material and can be used to make designs that are both modern and historical. Try this easy and intriguing craft taken from Swiss straw work and use dyes and nail varnish to add colour.

Date Wed 24th July
Tutor Anne Dyer  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2499  
Fees £35  
   

   
TEXTILE BOOKS

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Create a beautiful concertina book. Explore how to layer up painted bondaweb and fabric collage and then how to draw into this using free machine embroidery. Particular detail will be given to the book cover. Once you are happy with your work, a backing can be added and folds for pages stitched into place. Some experience of free machine embroidery is required.

Date Tues 10th September
Tutor Suzette Smart  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2500  
Fees £65  
   

   
NATURE IN BATIK

Flowers, Leaves and Seedpods in Batik.

An exciting workshop to discover the exquisite art of batik. The beautiful shapes and colours provided by nature will be your inspiration to create batiks on paper, tissue paper and canvas using inks and bleach to add and remove colour, with hot wax as a resist. Create a selection of batik images suitable for immediate framing or for further embellishment with stitch, if you wish.

Date Tues 10th September
Tutor Jenny O'Leary  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2498  
Fees £65  
   

   
MORE RAG RUGS

Discover how to recycle your old clothes and fabrics into vintage looking rugs and cushions. Learn two traditional rag rug techniques: Progging, which gives a shaggy texture, and Hooking, a series of loops used for pictorial details. Make a sampler using both, or just focus on one technique if you wish. Jenni will guide you through each process enabling you to start a project to finish at home.

Date Wed 18th September
Tutor Jenni Stuart-Anderson  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2434  
Fees £60