Silk scarf painting

Silk painting


Participants need to have either completed the tutor's introductory silk workshop or have some knowledge of silk painting to undertake this workshop.

We will be using the Serti Technique, using silk dyes, which move a little differently on the silk, enabling us to make some interesting textures.

We will provide the ready hemmed long silk scarf and the frame on which it needs to be stretched to paint. If you prefer to just make a painting or wall hanging please let us know well in advance once you have booked (email will be provided after your booking is confirmed) and we can provide a suitably sized piece of silk and have a frame ready.

After painting I will take the scarves away to be steamed to set the colours before returning them to you by post or collection from Micklems Farm.

You can bring ideas and drawings ready to transfer to the scarf or use some of my own designs. Whichever way, you will produce a beautiful work of art which can be worn and washed for years to come. Before painting the scarf we will consider design, mixing colours to achieve desired shades and how to achieve textures.

Please bring:

A packed lunch

Any brushes you particularly want to use although I will provide as many as possible

An apron

Refunds are not available on this booking. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

Long silk scarf


Silk for practice

Brushes, dyes, palettes, etc

Some reference pieces

Samples to inspire you

All other materials required

Expert tuition

1 to 1 guidance

Detailed demonstrations

A selection of tea, freshly brewed coffee, biscuits and delicious cakes

And of course you take your wonderful creations from the day.

Terms - Fee is payable on booking. If, having booked, you cancel your booking, we are unable to offer a refund. However, you may nominate someone else to attend the workshop or class in your place. We reserve the right to cancel a workshop up to 48 hours prior to the workshop date. We will only cancel due to insufficient places sold and you will be refunded the full amount paid.


Madeleine Murray at Micklems Farm Creative Workshops

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Micklems Farmhouse
Knowl Hill
RG10 9YD

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Intermediate level
  • Parking provided


1 day (10:00am to 4:00pm)

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