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Emma Jackson (Silversoles - Felted Textiles)

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129 Hazelhurst Road
Kings Heath
West Midlands
B14 6AG

Emma Jackson (Silversoles - Felted Textiles)
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Emma Jackson (Silversoles - Felted Textiles)'s Courses

West Midlands - Next course on 6th April 2019
A workshop to learn the basic principles of devore, equipping you with the skills to produce either a selection of samples, a cushion cover or scarf. During the workshop you will be introduced to the materials, equipment and processes required to produce the devore effect. You’ll learn how to translate your design onto a cloth, create a stencil to print with, explore the different methods of applying devore paste (block printing, hand painting & stencil...
West Midlands - Next course on 30th March 2019
Come and join us to make your own hand felted flower brooch in this relaxed half day workshop. You will learn how to; * make the pattern, * lay out the wool and silk fibres * wet felt and shape the wool in to a flower shape before adding a stamen to make your flower into a brooch. No previous experience of felting is required, all abilities welcomed. Your tutor will be Emma Jackson, a...
West Midlands - Next course on 21st September 2019
Create a simple and elegant seamless 3D pod using felted wool in colours of your choice. You will learn how to make a pattern, layout the wool and wool it into a permanent shape using only soap and water! No previous experience of felting is required, all abilities welcomed. Your tutor will be Emma Jackson, a felt maker with over fifteen years experience teaching, designing & making felt for her award winning textiles company, Silversoles....
West Midlands - Next course on 4th April 2019
Learn how to 'paint' with fibres' to create a picture; abstract or realistic of a landscape or animal for a wall hanging or piece to frame. You will create your fibre painting using wool and a selection of yarn, fabrics and other fibres which you can later embellish further with stitch and/or needle felting. During the workshop we will; *Discuss how to create perspective, focal points, balance and composition *Examine your landscape/animal images & sketches...
West Midlands - Next course on 18th May 2019
Ever wondered how to create Felt? In this introductory workshop you will learn about the ancient art of felt making practiced by nomadic people of Central Asia for thousands of years and now being adopted by textiles artist across the globe today. You will learn about the process of bonding wool fibres together using the wet felting method, from laying out the loose fibres to working them together with other exotic fibres to form a...
West Midlands - Next course on 10th August 2019
A fabulous opportunity to create a beautiful scarf while learning how to Nuno Felt. You will learn how to fuse the traditional technique of wet felting with the contemporary nuno process to design and make a unique new fabric by combining wool fibres with silk chiffon to make a Scarf. During the day you will select the colour(s) you wish to work with and learn how to dye your silk chiffon fabric to coordinate with...
West Midlands - Next course on 23rd March 2019
An opportunity to spend a focused day learning how to achieve a range of textured effects by applying the Shibori process with wet felting. The day will include examining how specific effects are created and making your own samples, applying the process discussed and demonstrated. The aim will be to achieve at lest three samples including ripples, pleats, ‘Coral wave’ and spikes. The workshop is suitable for beginners and those wishing to extend their felting...