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 Week One 7th to 11th August

Basics of Felt Making – Kate Ryan

A 5-day programme concentrating on developing good feltmaking skills through a range of samples and exercises that builds into a reference file.

The assignments include:
• How to make felt using a variety of wools and techniques.
• Simple design considerations, such as colour, shape, line and texture
• Working with texture using a range of fibres.
• Make a felt picture

This programme is accredited by City & Guilds, and on completion, a certificate can be issued at a cost of £30.00



Design for Craft – Kate Horner

Every year makers with strong craft-skills who have limited design knowledge, wanting to know more, approach me. They recognise that developing design skills helps increase your voice in your personal work. In this 5-day workshop you will explore each of the five key design elements.

Day 1 – Colour. Create a colour-mixing library. This is based on colour theory and can be applied in craft media.
Day 2 – Shape. Looking at composition with consideration of the subject, background and frame. You will apply colour through accurate colour mixing. You will go on to explore collage using painted papers.
Day 3 – Line. This is an introduction to drawing in a variety of media, tonal and colour.
Day 4 – Texture. Looking at surfaces within the background, mid-ground and foreground of an image.
Day 5 – Form. Moving into 3-D.



Introduction to Felt
Design for Craft
 
Week Two 14th August to 18th August

Shibori Dyeing in Indigo, followed by Stitching, a Fabric Sketchbook – Kate Horner

A five-day workshop in which you will shibori dye a fabric sketchbook, and then stitch into.



Shibori Dyeing in Indigo
Week Three 21st August to 25th August

Introduction to Hand Embroidery – Angie Burt

It concentrates on developing good embroidery skills through a range of samples and exercises that builds into a reference file.

The assignments include:

• How to make and use a rich range of hand embroidery stitches. This will include free and counted thread techniques.
• Simple design considerations, such as colour, shape, line and texture
• You will be introduced to a range of materials, tools and equipment.
• You will make an item

Introduction to Machine Embroidery – Angie Burt

It concentrates on developing good embroidery skills through a range of samples and exercises that builds into a reference file.

The assignments include:
• How to make and use a range of automatic and free machine embroidery techniques. This will include a range of materials and tools.
• Simple design considerations, such as colour, shape, line and texture
• You will be introduced to a range of materials, tools and equipment.
• You will make an item.

This programme is accredited by City & Guilds, and on completion, a certificate can be issued at a cost of £30.00


Hand Embroidery
Machine Embroidery
 
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