Weekend discovery

Windows and Doors

Discovery Weekends : each weekend course is conceived so that you discover the theme without the need of the other courses. 

A. Discovering Machine Embroidery I

dates: 4th and 5th February 2023


The ability to use free motion embroidery can be extremely useful when creating in textile art. This weekend course, either with a machine from the studio, or your own, will help you to acquire this ability with confidence. You will learn how to manipulate the sewing machine for free motion embroidery, the stitches and designs possible with a line or zigzag. You will also learn how to write with your machine. All materials included.

B. Discovering Texture through synthetics

Dates: 6th and 19th February 2023

Working with  heat guns and soldering irons on synthetic voile, lutradur and zeelon can produce wonderful textures to be incorporated into your work or to form a base. We also look at integrating the results to produce a coherent whole.

D. Discovering Collagraphy

Dates:  4th and 20th March 2023

Printing with collagraphy on paper or fabric using several techniques. Different mediums and inks will be looked at and you will print your plates on the presses in the studio. But the plates you will make will be printable, for the most part, without a press. All materials included.

Course information:

Without accommodation:

The course runs saturday and sunday beginning at 9.30 am and ending at 5.00pm. Lunch from 1-2pm. You may bring a picnic. All the materials necessary for the course are included in the price . Tariff: 195€ per weekend.

With full board accommodation:

Arrive the previous evening (Friday), the course runs Saturday and Sunday from 9.30 am to 5.00 pm. Accommodation is in individual bedrooms. Breakfast and lunch are included on Saturday and Sunday, evening meal on Saturday. Leave after the course on Sunday. Please let us know if you would like an extra night.  Tariff: 325€ per weekend course, 295€ if sharing your bedroom with a friend.  



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