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

Glasgow City College Textile Course Workshop visit

[metaslider id=3639]With a lot of preparation from both tutors Fiona and Susan , a date was finally fitted into a hectic time schedule . Today was the day and my prep of fabrics and dye material for this last week would be put to the test. It was to be a taster of mark making … Continued

June Workshop (7th) Beginning Imprint dyeing on fabric – eco dyeing

A  workshop day on imprint dyeing on fabric . This can be a natural lead on from our previous days workshop (TUESDAY JUNE 6TH IMPRINT DYEING ON PAPER – ECO DYEING IN A DAY (there is a cost reduction for attending both days)) or A one day workshop experience  using fabrics including inspirational ideas on recycling … Continued

June Workshop (6th) Imprint dyeing on paper – eco dyeing in a day

A stand alone workshop on imprint dyeing on paper or it can be coupled with Wednesdays workshop to learn a wider range of base materials to print onto. This one day workshop will give you a taste of imprint dyeing, living plant patterns onto various papers. Learn the techniques that makes this very natural form … 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

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

Finding my Textile Soul in Azanza

New discoveries of what plants make what marks          Wonderful investigation of new discoveries Words can not aptly embrace the joy and creative energy in partaking in this special event. It took 9 months of incubation and constant work of passionate textile people , across literally the world, to create this very … Continued

January 2 day Workshop Natural Dyeing and Tapestry weaving

Two Day Workshop : 23rd /24th January : Natural Dyeing and tapestry weaving “From the Land to the Cloth” by Ann Ross Two days to immerse yourself in a colourful unfolding of new and old methods of adding colour to cloth and spun fibre. DAY 1 The aim of the workshop is to raise awareness of  the … Continued

January Workshop : Green Man in Felt

See the gorgeous Green Men created in this workshop. If you woild like to learn this please get in touch. Contact form below. Full day workshop on Saturday 16th January 16th Felting in the new year : The Green Man  The new year brings many promises to ourselves, to learn , to try out new skills … Continued