3 day introduction to design techniques and textile processes at Stitched Up and Fleeced Studio Sheffield
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About the Course
This 3 day course introduces you to different aspects of working through design into textile media. It also introduces you to the systems of working which the tutors at Stitched Up and Fleeced Studio use in order to achieve fantastic results on their longer courses.
The lead tutor for the course is Sue Lancaster, a textiles tutor with 40 years experience following a Degree in Stitched Textiles from Loughborough and teaching training at Leicester School of Art Education. Sue specialises in machine embroidery for her own work but also often adds in many other techniques. After teaching for many years in schools and colleges Sue opened her own studio in 2005 and has taught many students up to City & Guilds Diploma level and beyond into Professional status. Jude Shore, previously one of Sue's very successful students, will assist Sue and also lead the Felt Making and Needle Felting parts of the course.
Day 1: Colour - Assessing and recording observed colour; dyeing and printing on fabric.
Day 2: Texture - Explorations of surface; wet felt making and dry needle felting, including using an Embellisher machine.
Day 3: Marks and Lines - Connections between pen, pencil and paper; machine embroidery and hand embroidery.
The course will be suitable for beginners and also people with some experience.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
All materials and equipment are included in the course fee but you may like to bring your own sewing machine on the third day.
A variety of hot drinks are available free of charge throughout the day.
You will need to bring a packed lunch (fridge and microwave available) or there are shops, a deli and a bakery close by.