Enchanted Forest Journal - Project Kit PLUS online workshop by Curiously Contrary



Learn how to create a magical design on a journal cover using fabric sculpting techniques. My journal workshop is one of the most popular workshops I run and it is perfect for those who are new to fabric sculpting. You will get access to the full online workshop and you will receive a project kit through the post which contains all of the materials you need to complete the project shown. In the workshop, you will be taught all of the basics of fabric sculpting on a two dimensional project. You will learn what kinds of fabrics work best, how to create quick textures and which embellishments you can use. I will also share my colouring technique for applying colours that will really enhance all your textures and add depth through shading. This will help you create a truly magical looking journal. The online workshop is presented as a series of video tutorials which you will have unlimited access to through my online school. You can access the workshop at any time and as often as you like. The workshop also includes additional information resources and a tips, tricks, and troubleshooting section. Once you have purchased this kit and workshop, you will be contacted with details of how to access the workshop in my online school. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to get in touch with me directly by sending a message using the 'message the maker' option to the right. I also have a number of other online workshops available involving other projects such as gnomes, garden flowers, hares, etc. You can see the full range of my workshops by clicking on the 'More from this maker' button at the bottom of the page.

What's included in the price?

Unlimited access to the online workshop, meaning you can complete the project at a time and pace to suit you. You can access the workshop as many times as you wish and re-watch all or any part of the workshop again. A project kit, delivered to your door, containing the following: 1 x A5 hard backed, spiral bound, lined journal Embossed Paper Fabrics - cotton jersey, stockinette, muslin scrim, woven linen, cotton lace Embellishments - clay fairy door, leaves, flowers, owl & butterfly, metal toadstools 250ml bottle of Fabric Hardener (Grey) 10ml bottle of varnish 8 x 3ml pots of matt pigments 2 x 3ml pots of mica powders Flat synthetic bristled brush One pair of medium nitrile gloves One sheet of paper palette You will receive expert tuition from artist and creative tutor, Abigail Lagden. You will also be invited to join my exclusive Facebook group which provides additional support and a place where you can share your results.

What you will need

Internet access to view the workshop in my online School of Creativity. (Please note the video tutorials cannot be downloaded to work from offline) The kit provides all of the specialist materials to complete the project. You will also need some kitchen roll, cling film and a plastic plate or other container to pour your hardener into. You may also wish to wear an apron.




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Join artist and creative tutor, Abigail Lagden, to discover the delights of fabric sculpting. This rather fun and messy craft involves working with fabrics and a fabric hardener to create pieces which are full of intriguing texture and depth. Abigail has a fascination of all things magical and mythical and this certainly creeps out in most of her pieces, bringing a sense of fantasy and fun which also spills into her workshops.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users
  • Limited mobility
  • Suitable for beginners
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