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Hot Surfaces and textures for Textile Art

Dates: 22nd – 28th October  2017. Starting with photos taken in the local town, experiment with the multiple ways of creating and incorporating interesting surfaces into your work; Bondaweb, polyester, lutradur, tyvek, synthetic felt and metals. Learn how to really … Continue reading

Collagraphy for Textile Artists (and artists without final day)

Dates:  15th – 21st  April 2018 Exploring Collagraphy This exciting technique of printing is covered in full. The creation of different types of collagraph plates suitable for printing with and/or without a press. We cover different media suitable for textural … Continue reading

Surfaces for cloth – Dyeing School

Dates: 27th May – 2nd June 2018 Dye and print techniques for surface design and embroidery A variety of fabric surface colouration techniques are explored in this course, including use of procion dyes, ink and paint. Painting cloth, screen and … Continue reading

Working with Transparency on a sea theme

Dates: 24th  – 30th June 2018 Working with transparency on a  Sea theme Various materials are useful for working with transparency some are quite obvious, others less so. This course looks at materials that you may or may not be … Continue reading

Courses à la carte

Courses à la Carte If you are alone or in a group and none of our propositions suit you or your dates there may still be something that can be done……. For groups of four or more (up to 10) … Continue reading

Starter machine class

Come for the three days or choose the days that interest you.  2nd to 4th December. 2016 2nd december . Beginner’s machine embroidery. A day to try out or improve on your abilities with free machine embroidery. Manipulating the machine … Continue reading

Silk and Lace

Dates:  14th – 20th May 2017 Silk and Lace Two materials that I use in my work in many different ways. The course looks at a variety of silk fibres for paper and “felt” and how these can be used with … Continue reading

Paper in Textile Art

Dates: 3rd – 9th July 2016 Masses of interesting techniques for an exciting and very full course all about paper in relation to textile and embroidered surfaces. Included in the course are different approaches for including paper in stitching and … Continue reading