Our half day workshops were really popular so we have decided to repeat them on Tuesday mornings.
Six weeks of fun and creative investigation covering felting, weaving, card making, recycling, needle felting and paper making techniques.
Dip into one or two or book all six and save £20:
£25 each session or £130 for all six.
Week1 Basic wet felting Tuesday Jan 20th
Learn some of the basics of various wet felting techniques, creating a flat felt picture and seeing how sculpting can change the original creation
Week 2 Needle felting landscape Tuesday 27th Jan
Landscaping with a felting needle, from the great masters to the local landscape learn how to create pictures by blending and adding unusual materials Learn how to use a wool carder as your mixing easel. An excellent tool for many textile activities.
Week 3 Cobweb felting Tuesday Feb 3rd
Fine and finer felts in cobweb thickness using silks, wools and the option of plant material. A technique that can trap delicate material and embed on the surface of your felt work or can be used to create ultra lightweight ‘ occasionally worn clothing . Perfect technique for card making .
Week 4 Making small 3d pots and useful vessels Tuesday Feb 10th
3d project learning to make a seamless design on a small scale. Create a design of your own imagination , lots of inspiration in the studio. This technique teaches the basic method of making hats , bags and slippers.
Week 5 Sizzix special on cutting and embossing in textiles and paper . Tuesday Feb 17th
Cutting and creating..using the extensive range of cutting dies and fabrics make a range of items suitable for gifts- embossing on fabrics and papers using the latest techniques. We love the sizzix range so much that we have become agents for their machines and cutters and delight in sharing this really useful tool.
Week 6 Surface embellishment techniques Tuesday 24th February
Using fabric paints and wooden stamps- pastes and stencils. we will also do simple marbling. this is all about making your mark on paper and fabric and making it distinctly your own.
Booking is essential , email us for any more details you may need on specific workshops.