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I run all of my own workshops from my studio in Sharnbrook North Bedfordshire which allows me to teach up to eight students. 

 

I provide Tea, Coffee and biscuits but please bring along your own packed lunch.

 

All required materials and equipment is provided as part of the workshop fee unless stated otherwise. I schedule some dates going forward but am always open to holding a workshop on a specific date, please get in touch and we can discuss it.

 

For some workshops a requirements list will be forwarded with any additional equipment and materials which you will need to bring with you.

One to one tuition is also available by request.

To book onto one of my workshops please contact me for further details.

Your place will be reserved once I have received your 50% deposit which is non-refundable. Please contact me for payment options. Full refunds will be given if the course is unfortunately cancelled. The remaining balance is due on the day.

Exploring Monochrome in Felt
Tuesday 16th July 2019 - 10:00 to 15:00

Keeping it simple, removing colour and looking at the marks you make using black and white felt and shades there of. Explore the tranquillity of layered landscapes or work totally abstract. This workshop is designed to inspire.

All equipment will be provided.

 

Workshop fee     £45 - Materials Included

Layered Pre-Felted Landscapes
Wednesday 17th July 2019 - 10:00 to 15:00

Nuno is a way of combining fabric and wool together by not fully felting it. It makes beautiful pre-felts which then can be cut and layered to produce texture and pattern that combined with solid felts will make stunning landscapes. This can then be worked further with stitch.

All equipment will be provided.

 

Workshop fee     £45 - Materials Included

Felted Vases
Wednesday 31st July 2019 - 10:00 to 15:00

Create beautiful seamless vases using 3D and seamless felting techniques. We will explore using resists, shapes and form. You will have the opportunity to create something truly personal which can then be further decorated with stitch and 3D decorations. At the end of the day you will go away with your very own felted vase.

All equipment will be provided.

 

Workshop fee     £45 - Materials Included

Nuno Feltmaking for Beginners
Wednesday 7th August 2019 - 10:00 to 15:00

Nuno is made by working fabric and wool together using the wet feltmaking technique. In this workshop we will explore a wide range of fabrics including cottons, silks ans synthetics. We will get to explore how these fabrics react together and the textures they produce. By the end of the day you will have a sound knowledge of this technique and several samples to inspire further development.

All equipment will be provided.

 

Workshop fee     £45 - Materials Included

Pods, Pots and Structures "Lets Keep it Small"
Friday 9th August 2019 - 10:00 to 15:00

There is something rather comforting about working small. The idea of this workshop is to keep our work contained which is not always easy. We will aim to produce quaint structures which we can stitch, perfect for framing, giving as a gift, or used to hold something precious. Pods and pots of any kind are rather satisfying, even better when you have made them yourself. In this workshop we will explore the wonderful world of resists creating organic 3D structures, with no stitched seams. We will then add surface texture with more stitch. Let your imagination run wild and enjoy the journey of creating whether you love working with colour or something a little more neutral, the choice is yours.

 

All equipment will be provided.

 

Workshop fee     £45 - Materials Included

Sketchbooks "Lets Keep it Small"
Tuesday 13th August 2019 - 10:00 to 15:00

This workshop is designed to free your mind and play with a wealth of different art materials. To produce these beautiful small books which will be printed, painted, collage and stitched to produce comforting works of art that will be hidden in a little box where your personal expressions can stay personal.

 

All equipment will be provided.

 

Workshop fee     £50 - Materials Included

Mindful Stitching Morning
Wednesday 28th August 2019 - 9:30 to 13:00

Come and enjoy a morning of stitching if you have a project that needs to be finished or just a cuppa and a quiet stitch with like minded others. Cake and cuppas on demand!

 

All equipment will be provided.

 

Workshop fee     £10 - Materials Included

Nuno Print and Stitch
Day 1 - Tuesday 17th September 2019 - 10:00 to 15:00 &
Day 2 - Wednesday 18th September 2019 - 10:00 to 15:00

Nuno fabric is a combination of wool fibres and fabrics, this is one of my favourites based on my article in Maggie Greys "Wow Book 2". On day 1 we will be making our Nuno fabrics, you should be able to make several pieces in a day. On day 2 we will explore block printing, texture with stitch. These can be joined together or used separately for other projects. 

 

All equipment will be provided.

 

Workshop fee     £90 - Materials Included

Blending Fibres Mixing Colours Creating Landscapes
Monday 30th September 2019 - 10:00 to 15:00

Landscapes are one of my favourite things whether created in paint, collage, felt or just taking in a view. On this workshop we will use a drum carder and blending boards to create natural colour palettes. We will add different weights of wool and silk fibres which we will use in the afternoon to create our landscapes of choice. 

 

All equipment will be provided.

 

Workshop fee     £45 - Materials Included

 
Flower Making - FULLY BOOKED 
Wednesday 2nd October 2019 - 10:00 to 15:00

Whether you wish to make brooches or felted flowers for a vase we will explore different techniques used to produce realistic flowers. This is a fun workshop, simply let your imagination go wild.

 

All equipment will be provided.

 

Workshop fee     £45 - Materials Included

Pods, Pots and Structures "Lets Keep it Small"
Tuesday 8th October 2019 - 10:00 to 15:00

There is something rather comforting about working small. The idea of this workshop is to keep our work contained which is not always easy. We will aim to produce quaint structures which we can stitch, perfect for framing, giving as a gift, or used to hold something precious. Pods and pots of any kind are rather satisfying, even better when you have made them yourself. In this workshop we will explore the wonderful world of resists creating organic 3D structures, with no stitched seams. We will then add surface texture with more stitch. Let your imagination run wild and enjoy the journey of creating whether you love working with colour or something a little more neutral, the choice is yours.

 

All equipment will be provided.

 

Workshop fee     £45 - Materials Included

 
Nuno Travel Cloth "Lets Keep it Small"
Monday 14th October 2019 - 10:00 to 15:00

Sometimes it’s very comforting working on something small, something you can hide, a treasure, something that means something very personal to you. On this workshop we will make several small 10cm2 individual Nuno pieces using Merino wool silk and cotton fabrics and stich. We will look at composition, colours and piecing to start your very own travelling cloth.

 

All equipment will be provided.

 

Workshop fee     £45 - Materials Included

Sketch Tags
Monday 28th October 2019 - 10:00 to 15:00

Some people find that the idea of creating a sketchbook to be very daunting. With sketch tags the process is broken down into smaller parts which can then be combined to form very personal sketchbook. Each individual sketch tag will be created with a variety of mixed media including paper, fabric, felt and other interesting products. Please bring along copies of photos or anything you would like to include.

 

All equipment will be provided.

 

Workshop fee     £45 - Materials Included

Urban Decay
Day 1 - Monday 4th November 2019 - 10:00 to 15:00
Day 2 - Tuesday 5th November 2019 - 10:00 to 15:00

What happens to all the abandoned buildings, industrial complexes, unused and now unloved buildings? The unused buildings we have no need for, often too expensive to convert are left to rack and ruin and for nature to reclaim. In this workshop we will explore the unloved.

Day 1 - Using a reduced colour palette we will create dramatic Nuno felt. We will make a number of different and thought provoking pieces.

 

Day 2 - We will add print, using stencils, wood blocks and stamps to build up texture. In the afternoon we will enjoy some basic hand stitching to create more texture and to reflect on "Urban Decay". 

 

All equipment will be provided.

 

Workshop fee     £90 - Materials Included

 
Winter Inspired Landscapes
Tuesday 12th November 2019 - 10:00 to 15:00

Using a limited colour palette to layer up a winter landscape that can be stitched, printed and further embellished as either a book cover, a wall hanging picture or a panel for a cushion or bag.

 

All equipment will be provided.

 

Workshop fee     £45 - Materials Included

Needle Case "Lets Keep it Small"
Day 1 - Monday 18th November 2019 - 10:00 to 15:00 &
Day 2 - Tuesday 19th November 2019 - 10:00 to 15:00

This workshops needs two days to ensure that your Nuno felt is dry and ready to be worked. I love my needle case I carry it around with me wherever I go. There is always a little project within it so if I’m on a train or sitting in the park with a few minutes to spare I stitch a little. On Day 1 we will create a Nuno fabric front cover and felted pages. On Day 2 we will create pages, pockets and tabs which we will stitch and print into and of course personalise.

 

All equipment will be provided.

 

Workshop fee     £90 - Materials Included