Buy a Gift Voucher
Online course

Textile Textures Playtime with Green Man Quilts - Online Subscription Series

Textile Textures Playtime with Green Man Quilts - Online Subscription Series
X

About the Course

Texture can be added to fabric in so many different ways. You can fold it, scrunch it, applique on to it, burn it …. the list is pretty long!

This subscription series will allow you to learn about many different methods and give you opportunities to play with the techniques. You can then apply the techniques to any project you choose, from dressmaking, to patchwork and quilting through to textile art. Enjoy playtime!

A new technique will arrive in your inbox on the 1st of the month for 12 months.

The techniques will include different aspects of fabric manipulation, stitch techniques, adding colour and texture with paint, heating and burning techniques.

All techniques will have as their focus, ways of adding texture to a variety of textile projects.

There are no fixed start dates for this course - join us now, or next month! The quoted fee is a "pay up front" amount, but if you would rather trial it for a few months, or pay monthly, it will be £7.50/month

What are you expected to do with this material? What are your commitments to this? The key word here is “Playtime” – do not feel that you must make something out of your sample, and please don’t treat this a time to produce something of heirloom quality.

There is no need to set aside a fixed amount of time each month, and there is only a requirement to do as little or as much as you want to.

In the main, these techniques can be done using a sewing machine – this is no surprise to those who know me. I love my sewing machine and spend a fair amount of time figuring out how to apply hand techniques to my machine! But I do understand that there are those of you out there who avoid sewing machines! That is fine – there is little within here that can’t be done by hand in place of a sewing machine.

Also, there is absolutely no need for any all-singing-all dancing machine. Basic is good. Clever is good. Hand crank is good. In the age old words of Dame Julian of Norwich “All will be well, and all will be very well”

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Monthly tutorial/handbook with course materials which will cover the technique and will include suggestions for where to find further information so that you can extend your practice, and some suggestions for potential projects

Supplementary videos and links as appropriate

Access to private Facebook group for lifetime support

What you will need

You will need a reasonable internet speed to download the videos.

Sewing machine, although you can stitch by hand.

Some specific tools and resources may be required. Each month's tutorial will include a list for next month's project so that you can source these if necessary. Where possible I will include alternatives.

Digital camera/Smartphone to upload photos of your work in order to receive feedback

Rotary cutter, ruler and mat

Fabric and thread

Contact

Sheena Roberts at Green Man Quilts

This course is taught online

See more from this course organiser All reviews for this course organiser
Gold Badge
What does this mean?

This craft course provider has been awarded Gold status for receiving 10 or more 5 star ratings from previous students.

The Students' Choice award ensures that course providers get recognised for their efforts in the teaching and practice of UK craft.

They also allow tutors to gain valuable feedback on their courses and for new students to find the course that's right for them.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Hearing impaired
  • Intermediate level
  • Limited mobility
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Wheelchair users

Available as a gift

Learn about gift vouchers

Price:

£60


Review this course

:  
 
 
 
 

Please note that email addresses added here are not published. Contact information will not be shared or used for marketing unless you opt to receive our monthly newsletter about UK creative courses. You will be notified by email within two weeks if the course provider responds to your review.

Have you done this course?