In-person course
in Stowmarket

Fabulous Creative Silk Scarf Painting Workshop For πŸ’œ FOUR People πŸ’œ at The Arty Silkworm, Green Farm, Suffolk



Have your very own Fabulous Workshop for πŸ’œ FOUR People πŸ’œ at The Arty Silkworm. Your freestyle Creative Silk Scarf Painting Workshop day at Green Farm, is where you will be introduced to, and learn the ancient and wonderful art of Shibori, along with other beautiful decorative techniques. In a relaxed and comfortable environment in my 16th Century farmhouse, you will learn to mix professional silk dye colours, apply them freehand to create beautiful & unique works of wearable Art. Your own small group will still allow for two meter distancing and you will be able to spend a wonderful day learning a new skill with your friends and family. You will learn the techniques of folding, tying and wrapping, gutta resist and salt surprises to produce practice pieces and samplers. At the end of the day, you will have created your own wonderful 100% silk scarf, vibrant with brilliant colour, to take home with you. Your tutor will be Ruth Rutherford BA hons, a professional multi~skilled designer who will carefully demonstrate and guide you through each stage of the silk dying process. This is wonderful wearable Art πŸ’š Wear it ~ Love it ~ Wear It Again πŸ’š ~ Perfect for making a unique gift ~ For treating someone to a wonderful creative day ~ A day to learn and enjoy new skills for yourself, a perfect way to unwind and de~stress from our busy lives. ~ Art & Craft is great therapy πŸ’›πŸ’œπŸ’šβ€οΈ If you would like to make this into an extra special event, for a Birthday, Hen Party or just a fabulous day with friends or your social/craft group.... The Arty Silkworm can provide you with a **Sparkling Workshop** with vintage tea and cakes and bubbles to mark the occasion.

What's included in the price?

Beginners are very welcome as no experience is necessary, though booking is essential, as these are small workshops with individual tuition at my country home in Pages Green, IP14 All basic materials are supplied, as are ideas, inspiration & infectious enthusiasm πŸ’š Tea and coffee are provided too. Just bring yourself, a packed lunch & a pinny! πŸ’œ Express yourself ~ Bring a friend ~ Share the creative fun πŸ’œ Ruth Rutherford t/a The Arty Silkworm is the exclusive owner of all intellectual property rights and design rights on our own website, and in the material published on it, and on any website that we advertise on. Those works are fully protected by British copyright laws and treaties around the world. By law, you must not use any part of the content on our site or at our workshops for commercial purposes, and by using our website or attending our courses, you hereby agree not to sell, license, rent, modify, distribute, copy, reproduce, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, edit or create derivative works thereof without obtaining written permission to do so from us. Copyright Β© 2020 The Arty Silkworm, All rights reserved.


5 hours (10:00am to 3:00pm)

Cancellation policy

Medium - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.



The Arty Silkworm

with Craft Courses since 2018

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Ruth Rutherford BA hons is a multi skilled designer based in glorious rural Suffolk. Having gained a design degree and worked for many years in ceramic & glass organic design she has in recent years, transposed her love of colour, form and nature into the world of textiles. Ruth works with pure silk, she has developed an original style and technique that is unique to her. The results of which continue to be in demand in both the UK and Overseas. The workshops are great for you to have a go tooπŸ’š


Green Farm, Pages Green, Wetheringsett, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 5QA

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Hearing impaired
  • Tutor can travel
  • Parking provided
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Christmas
  • Hen dos
  • Mother's Day
  • Stag dos
  • Easter
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Father's Day
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • UK Holiday
  • Intermediate level
  • Suitable for beginners
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