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About Textile Textures and Stitched Mixed Media (Summer)

In this practical hands-on course will learn how to create interesting textile textures and discover how to incorporate stitched mixed media to make your textile art work unique.

What will you learn on this course?

You will be able to experiment with a large variety of materials, such as paper, plastic, fabric, wool, threads, metal, found materials and so much more. You will learn how to transform these materials in many ways through manipulation such as folding, wrapping then weaving, layering, cutting, scrunching and painting.

This is a relaxed, fun course which allows you to explore and play with mixed media materials and techniques and to give you the confidence to develop your ideas further. You will deepen your approach to successful textile design and making whilst developing your own visual language and personal style.

During the course, your Artist Tutor will demonstrate techniques, supported with examples to give you ideas and inspiration. Each lesson is a continuation from the previous one. Step by step, you will build skills and techniques.

Students will undertake practical exercises to learn, and apply the techniques with individual guidance and support from the tutor.

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for adults aged 18+ years. It is open to both beginners who have no sewing experience, and to improvers who are looking to develop their technical skills and inspire their creativity.

This course is accessible for people with disabilities who can undertake practical sewing activities including operating a sewing machine and using an iron. The room is wheelchair accessible. A support worker or carer may assist; carers must book a complimentary ticket if attending to provide support. Please contact us to discuss your specific accessibility needs.

Do you need to bring anything?

The textile studio has a lot of materials, dyes and equipment that you can use, we encourage you to bring in your own special materials to create individual projects.

Are there any additional costs?

There are no additional costs.

Who teaches this course?

Lisa Broughton

Dates and times

  • April – July