hand painted Calico and mixed media we will make a handmade fabric
book with textile pages and pockets. There may be opportunities to
continue learning additional techniques throughout the year to add to
your skills and the beauty of your book.
11th March: Scrap Stitching £65
will usehandembroidery techniques with
treasured scraps of textiles, silk and vintage embellishments to make
a little picture with exquisite details. Later
in the year, in June, there will be a chance to learn a different set of
techniques with rust dyed fabrics.
8th April: Blanket Books £65
will use vintage wool blankets, wool fibre and hand embroidery to
make Folk Art inspired treasure book.
May 13th: Vintage Inspired Mini Quilts £65
We will use some fantastic vintage resources like antique lace, pearl and linen buttons, precious found objects and vintage photos to learn how to make tiny hand embroidered fabric 'Quilts'. You will be able to take these home finished, to be framed or use them in a future textile project. You could also use them as pages in your Fabric Books if you are working on one of these with me.
10th June: Scrap Stitch 2. £65
We will use precious scraps of
vintage fabrics and previously rust dyed fabrics with hand embroidery
to make an exquisite textile panel.
8th July: Folk Art Needle felted and hand embroidered picture.
We will needle felt and
embroider a Folk Art inspired picture onto vintage wool blanket
using merino wool fibre and hand dyed, silk and wool threads.
13th and 14th October:
2 Day workshop. Altered Books. £150
is a 2 day workshop which will introduce the subject of Altered Books
from scratch and advance into adding doors with real hinges, niches
and decorative 3D elements. The 2 days are packed full of mixed media materials and techniques. You will leave
with lots of ideas to continue your adventures with Altered Books.