Programme




2017 programme

Date
Event
Name of Artist
Title
General Description
Jan 7

L
Ruth Lowe
60’s Fashion
A look at what we were all wearing in 1960.
Jan 21

W
Lorraine Brettle
Buttons
Making and embroidering fabric buttons.
Feb 11

L
Harriet Frances Styles
My journey into technical hand embroidery.
From the Royal School of Needlework to working freelance for designers including Alexander McQueen and running her own adornment business.
Feb 25

W
Angie Attwood
Creative Thread and Texture
Learning and experimenting with techniques. Including machine Whip and Moss Stitch, Cable Stitch -  Pulled and Drawn work techniques. Also using dissolvable fabric and film.  Packs available £3.50pp
Mar 11

L
Lizzie Harper
Illustrating the natural world
Her life as an illustrator and where it has led her.
Mar 25/26

W
Elim Conference Centre
Residential
Wendy Dolan
Architectural Textures
Apr 22

MW
Margaret McQuillan
 Dyeing Day
Using a variety of techniques for dyeing.
May 6

L
Maggie Finney
Photography meets Textiles






May 20

W
Pauline Verinder
Wired for stitch on scrim and muslin.

Jun 23
(eve)
Please note 7.00 pm start
L
Caroline Bell
My journey into natural practices
My ethical and ecological motivation.
Jun 24

W
Caroline Bell
Introduction to Eco-printing
Using leaves, mordants and modifiers for dying.
Jul 8

L
Louise West
Cotton,Concrete and Beyond.
Innovative ways of creating fabric art.
Jul 22

W
Kathleen Murphy
Taking a stitch for a walk
Hand Embroidery
Aug 19

MW


Anything goes .
Sept 8
(eve)

L
Alison Hulme
My Life in Stitch


Sep 9


W
Alison Hulme
Print, print and print some more
All sorts of printing techniques. Everything provided  (except fabric) with an EXTRA cost £10 pp. Can do as many places as we have tables up to max of 20.
Oct 7

AGM L
Angie Hughes
Inspiration on your doorstep
Materials and Techniques
Oct 21

W
Angie Hughes
Inspired by Klimt
£5 kits available
Nov 11

L
Clare Wasserman/Louise Henley
My Life in Painting and Stitch/ My Stitch Story

Nov 25

W
Jane Fairweather
Teacup Trees
3D machine embroidery on dissolvable film
Dec 2

MW
Christmas Fun




2018  Programme


Date
2018
Event
Name of Artist
Title
Description
Jan 6
L
Ruth Lowe
1960’s Part 2
Fashion in the 1960’s
Jan 20
W
Annette Emms
Birds
Creating a small panel decorated with an imaginary bird.
Feb 3
L
Lauren Guthrie
The Great British Sewing B and More

Feb 24
W
Parker &  Arrol
Painting on Velvet.
Painting on velvet to create a cushion or scarf.
Mar 10
L
Linda Monk
Creative surfaces.

Mar 24/25

Elim
Res
Stevie Walker
Mixed Media Mosaics
A combination of hand and machine embroidery on mixed media background.
Apr 14
MW



April 28
L
Karina Thompson
Cut and Slash to Digital Embroidery

May 12
W
Karina Thompson
Cut and Slash Techniques

May 26
L
Pascale  Bigot
Mixed Media.
There will also be a  practical demonstration by Pascale of her work .

Jun 15
L
7pm
Alice Fox
A Coastal Perspective


Jun 16
W
Alice Fox
Stitch, Fold &  Rust.
Rust, stitch and fabric manipulation techniques.
Jul  7
L
Tigley Textiles
Enchanting Embroideries Along The Coastal Path.

Jul  21
W
Tigley Textiles
Hares and Dragonflies
Fabric , paint and handstitching.
Aug 18
MW



Sept 8
L
Karen Van Hoff
A Fashion Designers Journey.

Sept 22
W
Linda Monk
Bonded Surfaces.
A day of sample making for textured surfaces.
Oct  6
AGM/L
Helen Bratt-Wyton
May Morris

Oct 20
W
Bobby Britnall
Accessible Drawing

Nov 9th
L
7pm
Fiona Nisbet
From Silk Worm to Fabric.

Nov 10th
W
Fiona Nisbet
Making Silk Paper Fabric.

Dec 8
MW
Christmas Magic




Lectures Saturday afternoons 1.30 for 2.00pm until 4.00 pm unless they take place on a Friday night when it is  6,30 for 7.00pm.













1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Embroidery Classes now being held at the Custard Factory Birmingham by Helen McCook