Advanced Stitched Textiles
(this replaces the City & Guilds Level 3 diploma in Machine Embroidery and Patchwork and Quilting)
2 year course 3 terms per year
This course will run on Mondays in Ipswich from Sept 2019
THIS COURSE IS NOW BOOKING
Cost: £235 per term plus registration fee of £90
Venue: WI training room, 22 Orford Street, Ipswich IP1 3NS
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