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Art To Stitch Textile Course

Art To Stitch  Textile Course

Duration: 9.30 till 12.00pm Friday 10 weeks

Price: £160

Run by: Brenda Killigrew
at Inkberrow Design Centre

The Old Needle Works, Britten House
Britten Street
B97 6HD

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About the Course

Learn from textile artist Ruth Parkinson-Johns the art of stitch techniques and textile manipulation. This is a 10 week course, running throughout the year on Friday afternoons at Inkberrow Design Centre in Redditch.

Learn textile drawing & sketching with visiting textile artist Ruth Parkinson-Johns
this is a course for those who are passionate about creative textiles .You will work with mixed media techniques, fabric decoration to include some dyeing and printing. Followed by stitching with free hand machine embroidery , Combined with experimental techniques .

The beginning of the course will involve a variety of techniques using procion dyes. Support and guidance will be given to help you interpret images from photographs , still life objects etc. Then produce a Lino Block which can be printed onto the dyed and painted cloth . The final process with hand and machine embroidery techniques onto this work. The end product could be a one off piece of art , or something destined to be cushion or a home furnishings piece.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Use of sewing machine
Hand needles
Fabric samples
Access to IDCs extensive library for ideas

Please bring some fabric and an idea !

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Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.

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  • Romantic
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Suitable for stag and hen dos
  • Teen friendly

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