Workshop Silk Painting Tuesday March 20th with Emma McGrigor

Heartfelt Studio is delighted to have Emma teach her skill in 2018. From her home on a hill farm on the west coast of Scotland artist Emma McGrigor is creating the most exquisite personalised silk painted heirlooms of the future Originally inspired by samplers of the 18th and 19th centuries, the paintings depict all manner … Continued

Workshop Botanical Printing ,Natural Dyeing April 21st ,22nd and 23rd

Natural Dyeing and Botanical Printing Workshop TutorNatural Dyeing and Botanical Printing Workshop Tutor Liz Gaffney Whaite April 21st ,22nd and 23rd Learn about creating colour from the plants that surround us here at the station and how plants can imprint their image on fabrics and papers. Each day the adventure begins at 10am and the … Continued

Workshop Design your own lampshade with interior designer Gina Lillycrop Saturday afternoon March 17th 2pm-4.30pm

With my 13 years of lampshade making experience ,this workshop will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to make wrinkle free, correctly fitted, professional looking lampshades for your own home. Feel free to bring your own fabrics, or chose from a range of fabrics supplied on the day. Or use your marbled … Continued

Workshop Marvellous Marbling Saturday Morning March 17th 10am-12.30

Gina Lillycrop Lawson has worked with Heartfelt Studio and Dalmally Station for nearly 15 years . Gina creates the interior design work on the fabrics at the stations accommodation and has been Lizs side kick with the ongoing commission for the Highgrove Floriligilium as well as many design collaborations here at Heartfelt Studio. She runs … Continued

2017 last years workshop Textile Thursdays Workshops August 10th, 17th, 31st and September 7th- Mornings 10am-1pm

We have been very busy during these last few months but as promised here are a little series of morning workshops. Planned to fit in with the train schedule from Glasgow and from Oban to arrive on time to start at 10 and finish on time to catch the 12.50 train to Glasgow or Oban…perfect … Continued

Botanical printing workshops by Heartfelt Studio 2017

What a year for learning . With a range of workshops up and around Scotland , the desire to learn this wonderful skill of Botanical imprinting – sometimes called Eco Printing, has shown to be very popular. People are keen to reconnect with the natural world around them. With the new Airbnb facilities here at … Continued

Botanical printing workshop Strontian May 15th – 17th

I visited Kate this week to look at the layout for the eagerly awaited Imprint – Botanical printing workshop. It is only a month now and there are many of the preparations already made for hosting and tutoring this unique event. Once again I was struck by the sheer peaceful beauty of both the Ariundle … Continued

Felt connects with nature at KIlchoan

It was a great pleasure for me to teach the tiny school at Kilchoan the joy and surprise of felt making. [metaslider id=3431] My learning increased dramatically about the life and hardships facing our fresh water mussels. Thought the Lochabers Fishery trust educating through art took a whole new direction . With the enthusiastic team … Continued

Out and about with Heartfelt during the month of November

We have had a great opportunity to make the best of the Autumnal leaf fall and have created some beautiful new work. Apart from visiting us here at the Studio we will be at several venues through this month. Sunday 13th November The Tree Shop garden Centre ,Cairndow 11.00-16.00 Saturday 19th November Glasgow Christmas Fair … Continued

October Workshop (Saturday 29th) Over-dyeing coloured fleece

Many of our Scottish breeds have more than one colour in them and it often comes as a surprise that it is possible not only to dye but to create a myriad of tones and shades by using a darker fibre to begin with. These pieces of fieldwork are by Jennifer Alexander¬†¬†showing the beautiful colour … Continued