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STITCHED CUPS AND SAUCERS
Cancelled

Be inspired by your best bone china to create a bowl, or cup and saucer with free machine embroidery onto water soluble fabric. Add a few snippets of lightweight fabric as you stitch. Once you are happy with your work, the water soluble fabric is dissolved and your chosen piece of crockery is used to mould your piece into shape. An exciting and eff ective way to create 3D samples of stitch work. Materials not included. Some experience of free machine embroidery is required.

Date Wed 18th March
Tutor Suzette Smart  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2648  
Fees £65  
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EMBROIDERED MANDALA
Cancelled

This workshop is for those students who wish to take their basic embroidery skills further. Work a colourful mandala in a variety of different traditional embroidery techniques. Experiment with lustrous gold and coloured embroidery threads, ribbons and beads. Learn how to combine some more advanced techniques to enrich your work.

Date Wed 25th March
Tutor Sue Greenan  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2661  
Fees £50  
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MIXED MEDIA TEXTILES
Cancelled

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.

Date Wed 1st April
Tutor Suzette Smart  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2808  
Fees £65  
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ARTFUL MENDING
Cancelled

Experience the calming effects of 'slow stitching' whilst mending and recycling your clothes and
household textiles. With 'visible mending', you ingeniously make a feature of holes and tears using old fashioned darning and other simple mending methods (patching, pattern darning etc.) Bring along your torn and worn items (knitted, denim, old sheets, shirts, linen etc.) and see what can be done!

Date Thur 2nd April
Tutor Stevie Walker  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2809  
Fees £60  
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MINIATURE KANTHA
Cancelled

Kantha is a hand quilting/ embroidery method from Bangladesh that uses simple running stitch
and pattern darning in amazingly creative ways. Learn how to stitch small motifs which can be
used to make beautiful brooches, magnets or miniature pieces of art. Discover the lost benefits
of slowing down and creating by hand.

Date Tues 5th May
Tutor Stevie Walker  
Time 10.00am to 12.30pm  
Ref 2811  
Fees £40  
   

   
STITCH A POSTCARD
Cancelled

Using your own design inspiration, produce a fabric postcard-size textile. Start by using sketching and colour blending techniques with water- soluble crayons such as inktense and pen. Further embellishment will be added with hand stitching. Learn how to present the textile as a postcard making it suitable for a thoughtful gift, a creative sketch book page and useful for entering exhibitions that require postcard-size art.

Date Thur 7th May
Tutor Wendy Riddick  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2814  
Fees £65  
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MIXED MEDIA TEXTILE BOOK
Cancelled

Create a book or scroll using image transfer, fabric collage, free machine and hand embroidery
working directly onto vintage fabrics. Use family photos, mementoes or favourite collections to
inspire a personal piece of work. Take as a one day workshop to learn the mixed media technique or as a two day workshop to include more details, stitching and a backing. Some experience of free machine embroidery is required.

Date Thur 14th May
Tutor Suzette Smart  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2816  
Fees £65  
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PLY-SPLIT BRAIDING
Cancelled

Learn some of the basic methods of ply-splitting that have been used traditionally to make camel girths and animal harnesses. Using prepared 4 ply cords you will make samples of several different designs. You will be shown samples of how your work could be developed into useable items. You will also be shown how to use a Kipu cord winder providing an opportunity for you to make some cords. An ideal course for both beginners and returners.

Date Thur 21st May
Tutor Julie Hedges  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2817  
Fees £65  
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FRESH AS A DAISY SCARF
Cancelled

Create a delicate silk chiffon scarf scattered with soft felt daisies, using nuno felting techniques. You will design the pattern of your flowers, and choose a subtle colour scheme for the centres. Combine these elements to create a beautiful scarf.

Date Wed 27th May
Tutor Clare Linford  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2818  
Fees £65  
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HAND EMBROIDERY
Cancelled

A relaxing three day course that introduces you to hand embroidery. Learn how to apply twelve
different embroidery stitches to create a simple country garden scene. You will be guided through each process by your tutor who will then show you how to turn your work into a beautiful and useful needle case or you may wish to frame your work to hang in your home.

Date Wed 3rd June, Wed 17th June, Wed 1st July
Tutor Sue Greenan  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2723  
Fees £150  
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MIXED MEDIA TEXTILE BOOK
Cancelled

Create a book or scroll using image transfer, fabric collage, free machine and hand embroidery
working directly onto vintage fabrics. Use family photos, mementoes or favourite collections to
inspire a personal piece of work. Take as a one day workshop to learn the mixed media technique or as a two day workshop to include more details, stitching and a backing. Some experience of free machine embroidery is required.

Date Thur 4th June
Tutor Suzette Smart  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2819  
Fees £65  
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SILK PAINTING FOR LANDSCAPE
Cancelled

Explore the use of silk painting techniques to create images of landscapes. Colour mixing,
watermarking and the use of salt can create vivid representations of natural features such as water, sky, trees and rocks. You will learn how to create a range of effects, and put them together in a small silk-painted landscape.

Date Thur 4th June
Tutor Clare Linford  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2820  
Fees £65  
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BRAID SOCIETY TRY-IT DAY
Cancelled

Come to learn or improve your braids, cords, tassels, knots etc. Braid Society members, Julie Hedges and Kay Hawkins, will be introducing various braiding techniques including tablet weaving, ply-split braiding and Kumihimo. Lunch is available to members and non-members for £5.00. The Braid Society has very kindly subsidised this course.

Date Sun 14th June
Tutor Anne Dyer, Julie Hedges, Kay Hawkins  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2731  
Fees £15 for members / £20 for non-members  
   

   
JAPANESE SASHIKO
Cancelled

Sashiko uses white stitches (like rice) on an indigo blue background. Have a go at this beautiful and rewarding hand quilting technique, which is all done with the simplest of stitches – running stitch. You will learn one of the basic patterns and make it into a small square to create a lovely little mat or coaster. You may even get ambitious and decide to embark on a set or plan to piece some together for a larger project!

Date Tues 16th June
Tutor Stevie Walker  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2822  
Fees £60  
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PICK A POCKET OR TWO
Cancelled

Just what did women keep in their pockets? Using historical references and your own design ideas, start your journey towards making a vintage style linen pocket (or two!). Be creative and explore methods such as embroidery, appliqué, needle felting, drawing and colouring fabric with watersoluble Inktense. You may not finish the whole pocket in the day but will go away with the skills required to do so.

Date Thur 25th June
Tutor Wendy Riddick  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2823  
Fees £65  
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FRESH AS A DAISY SCARF
Cancelled

Create a delicate silk chiffon scarf scattered with soft felt daisies, using nuno felting techniques. You will design the pattern of your flowers, and choose a subtle colour scheme for the centres. Combine these elements to create a beautiful scarf.

Date Sun 5th July
Tutor Clare Linford  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2824  
Fees £65  
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MIXED MEDIA TEXTILES
Cancelled

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.

Date Wed 15th July
Tutor Suzette Smart  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2810  
Fees £65  
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STITCH A SILK MOTH
Cancelled

Create a unique silk moth by combining silk paper, stitch and beading techniques. You will have
the opportunity to explore silk fibres and silk threads, learn how to make silk paper and then how to embellish with surface stitching and beadwork. Mount your work onto a stitched rug canvas background or similar. Suitable for students of all levels.

Date Wed 22nd July
Tutor Wendy Riddick  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2812  
Fees £65  
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EMBROIDERED BOX

An exciting workshop to experiment with fabric collage and free machine embroidery. Learn how to blend fabric with stitch and add some thread drawn daisies to create a pretty box lid. When your piece of work is finished, it will be folded and tucked with just a few stitches to keep it in place. The base of your box will be covered in a piece of fabric to complement the top. Some experience of free machine embroidery is required.

Date Wed 9th Sept
Tutor Suzette Smart  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2813  
Fees £65  
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JAPANESE SASHIKO

Sashiko uses white stitches (like rice) on an indigo blue background. Have a go at this beautiful and rewarding hand quilting technique, which is all done with the simplest of stitches – running stitch. You will learn one of the basic patterns and make it into a small square to create a lovely little mat or coaster. You may even get ambitious and decide to embark on a set or plan to piece some together for a larger project!

Date Wed 16th Sept
Tutor Stevie Walker  
Time 10.00am to 4.00pm  
Ref 2815  
Fees £60  
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