Creative Stitched Textiles
(this replaces City & Guilds Level 3 certificate in Machine Embroidery)
2 year course 3 terms per year
Wednesdays from September 2018 THIS COURSE IS NOW BOOKING
£335 per term
Venue: Cosy Cabin, Risby Barns, Risby, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
This course is also available by distance learning. To enrol or for further information please contact Creative Stitch at www.sefwi.org.uk_creativestitch or myself via email on firstname.lastname@example.org
WORKSHOPS AVAILABLE FOR GROUP BOOKINGS
Life's a bleach: discharging colour from cloth
Using Discharge paste and household bleach to create lovely rich coppery colours on black and dyed fabrics. Can be quite messy and smelly.
Shrivel Up and Dye: stitch and shrink to create a highly textured surface
Using ice-wool artic fleece and artic wool gauze and lots of different natural fabrics such as silks, cottons, linens and lace, we stitch, shrink an then dye the piece which can then be further embellished with machine or hand stitching. Free machining. I or 2 day course.
Crazy about Colour: introduction to dyeing
Using procion dyes. Dyeing the colour wheel, graduated dyeing, space dyeing. Painting with dye and Ice-dyeing. I day or 2 day course available.
Paper Mania: using newspaper in textiles
Using painted newspapers to make bookwraps. bookcovers or small pieces of work to frame. 1 day course. Machine stitching.
Texture Adventures: creating a textured surface in textiles
Using felt, fabric, sheers, lutradur and other materials to stitch and burn to create a variety of textures. Machine stitching and hand embellishment. 1 day or 2 day course available.
Out of the blue - indigo dyeing
Create lots of lovely blue dyed cloth using shibori resist methods and synthetic indigo dyes. Dyes and other equipment provided at a cost of £6
Create your own unique pieces of cloth using a variety of screenprinting methods. Dye pastes, screens and other equipment provided at a cost of £6
Create an A4 piece ready to be framed.
Create your own fabric bowl with this quick and easy method. Suitable for beginners
A fun and easy workshop to make fabric postcards from scraps.
I am available to book for groups of up to 16. £150 per day.
I am available to book for talks to your patchwork and quilting or embroidery group. £100