Textiles & Quilting

Fabric Collage: Applique by Hand

From: £60.00

11 April 2023

10:00am – 4:00PM

In this workshop we’ll look at different types of appliqué and ways of building up a textile picture using different fabrics and a bit of hand embroidery. 

 

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Description

Come along and learn hand embroidery and discover how it can be used as a creative tool for mindfulness and relaxation.  In the session you’ll explore different techniques with guidance from textile artist Helen Walsh. There will also be lots of opportunities to enjoy the social aspect of stitching too, either working quietly together or enjoying a good chat!

No previous experience is necessary.

In this workshop we’ll look at different types of appliqué and ways of building up a textile picture using different fabrics and a bit of hand embroidery. 

 

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Helen Walsh

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Helen Walsh is an Artist and Creative Practitioner specialising in drawing and textiles, in particular embroidery. She is continually fascinated by the natural world and our connection to it. She is particularly interested in birds and their feathers and uses them as symbols in her work to explore the human desire to transcend. Choosing to work predominantly with natural fibres such as silk and linen Helen finds herself consistently drawn to traditional textile skills such as embroidery, knitting and dyeing and enjoys the connections with the often forgotten makers of the past that working this way gives her. Helen is a skilled and experienced workshop leader and works on a variety of community and education based arts projects working with a diverse range of people in a variety of settings. Helen’s aim is to enable people to unlock and explore their creativity.

About the Course

The Fabric Collage Workshop runs from 10.00am until 4.00pm and includes refreshments including fresh coffee, teas and cake and a light lunch.

Essential Information

All materials will be provided by the tutor.

The workshop takes place in the Ground Floor Drawing Room.  There is a flight of stairs from the main entrance with a stair lift.

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