Art Quilts with Paper, Fabric and stitch
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About the Course
Maria Thomas textile/mixed media artist will be teaching for Creative Thread in Garstang. A two day workshop combining contemporary and traditional patchwork techniques together with free machine embroidery and hand stitch appliqué. Explore creative approaches to patchwork and embroidery. Create your own surfaces for patchwork & stitch through painting, drawing and bonding materials. Investigate the traditions of log cabin, traditional English and cathedral window patchwork. Make a delightful and contemporary paper quilt.
You will neeed
•An object that has a simple shape to draw from – a spoon, fork or bottle etc (You could come prepared with a printout of a shape that would fit into an A5 sheet)
•A favourite image photocopied
•Hand & Machine threads
•Large paint bushes 1” 2”
•A mix of recycled fabric scraps – old embroidered table linen, velvet, Lightweight thin cotton plain or patterned
•Recycled Papers – Graphic packaging from food & house hold products, old dress patterns, envelopes (for the blue inside), broken books & maps.
•Buttons, lace, tags, anything your cherish from your sewing box.
•Lunch both days
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?
Provided for you
•PVA Glue and spreader
•Iron and Ironing board
•White household emulsion.
•Lovely tea, cake & biscuits.
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Course Start DatesSunday 16th September 2018
- Accessible by public transport
- Suitable for beginners
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