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

Weaving wisdom with Sarah Sumsion and a memorable visit

Having visited Sarah during Cowal Open Studio event , I was bowled over by her work and professionalism . From the inspirational design books to the delicate finely woven silk work. Her designs are often a merging of Argyll landscape and hot Indian summer woven in the beautiful setting of her Studio. I suggested our … 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

May Imprint dyeing workshop (eco dyeing) Ardnamurchan 2017

Imprints of Scotland Eco dyeing residential 3 day workshop at the The Ariundle Centre in Strontian : May 15, 16 and 17 2017[metaslider id=3405] The course fee of £550 includes 5 nights accommodation (including overnight on May 14th and May 18th), 3 full days of Tuition, materials and equipment, as well as all meals and … Continued

Dalmally Share Days Spinning and Weaving 2016-2017

Dalmally Share Days  Dalmally Railway Station has a community based fibre share day We are now in our 3rd year and have recently planned two weekly days to come together and share skills of spinning or weaving. We don’t have a membership charge but we bring food and skills to share. These are the dates … Continued

Felted Fleeces

Felting a full fleece freshly shorn from the sheep is an excellent way of making a stunning rug from wool. In Argyll there are many hardy sheep breeds of small sturdy animals which are well adapted to the windy and wet climate. There wool made not always be super soft but we can always say … 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

Why Crochet makes me cry.

                                              A strange title for an article, does it frustrate me or upset me ? No nothing of the kind . Today in the post I received a parcel from  dear friend Maria Vesela … Continued