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  1. Devore - 31st January 2020

    Devore - 31st January 2020

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    Learn this wonderful technique, which removes areas of fabric leaving a lace like quality. Most often seen on velvet but can be also used on cottons and silks. We will be working with all these different fabrics so that you will have a range of samples by the end of the day. You will need to wear protective gloves and masks which will be provided but it is safe to do at home!
    Date: Friday, January 31st 2020
  2. Indigo and Shibori - 3rd and 4th February 2020

    Indigo and Shibori - 3rd and 4th February 2020

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    Shibori is the Japanese art of resist dying using binding, folding, stitching and twisting to create beautiful fabrics. Kanoko shibori is similar to tie-dye but the Japanese have developed many more techniques to create incredibly beautiful patterns. Traditionally the dye used with this technique is Indio and we will be working with an organic Indigo dye vat to achieve the beautiful hues. You will also learn how to prepare and look after an Indigo dye vat at home By the end of the day you will have a stash of samples and notes giving you the confidence to continue to expand this technique.
    From: Monday, February 03rd 2020
    To: Tuesday, February 04th 2020
  3. Beading, Couching and Ribbon Embroidery - 12th and 13th February 2020

    Beading, Couching and Ribbon Embroidery - 12th and 13th February 2020


    On this two day workshop we will cover couching, which is the laying of thick threads on top of fabric, ribbon embroidery by machine using invisible thread and beading and sequins by hand. All these techniques will form the foundation of you being able to go on and embellish clothing whether you have made it or not! Also the techniques are fundamental in all textile work. The cost of the workshop includes all fabrics and embellishments.
    From: Wednesday, February 12th 2020
    To: Thursday, February 13th 2020
  4. Felt Making - 24th and 25th February 2020

    Felt Making - 24th and 25th February 2020


    All materials are included in the cost of the workshop. Learn the techniques of pre-felting and layering with Merino wool tops and other fibers including organic Goodwood Fleece. We will make nuno felt and 3D felt samples too. By the end of the course you will have made a series of beautiful samples ready to continue the exploration of this ancient and tactile craft. Soap is used in the making of felt - if you have an allergy please bring gloves or I have a supply of latex gloves at the studio
    From: Tuesday, February 25th 2020
    To: Wednesday, February 26th 2020
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