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Courses

Textiles Are Hot! 

Booking Info
  • TutorHelen Lane
  • Price-
  • Age-
  • LevelBeginners/Improvers

Sun 19 Aug, 10am - 4pm | £38 (£34) | Beginner/Improver Level | 18+

Spend a day experimenting and creating and produce a collection of interesting and exciting decorative surfaces with varied materials and heated equipment, irons, heat guns and soldering irons.

Who is this course for?
This course is for adults aged 18+ years. It is open to beginners and improvers. It is suitable for people who are both completely new to textiles and those who wish to learn new approaches to design and develop their skills further.

The course may be accessible for people with disabilities who can participate in practical art and craft activities. Students can be accompanied by a carer or support worker. Carers must book a complimentary ticket if attending a course to provide support. The room is wheelchair accessible. Please contact us to discuss your specific situation and needs.

This course involves working at low tables and good dexterity is needed in your hands.

What will you learn on this course?
The course is delivered through a mix of demonstrations and practical exercises.

We will explore how to manipulate a variety of materials using irons, heat guns, soldering irons.

These samples will enhance your sketch book and you will have the opportunity to choose some techniques to develop further and produce a small textural piece.

Participants will be able to build on existing or learn new skills 

Do you need to bring anything?
Please bring an A4 or larger ring bound sketchbook and/or plastic wallet to keep your samples in.
All other materials and equipment is provided.

Are there any additional costs?
You will need to provide the items listed above at your own expense. Ring bound scrapbook approx. £8.50. 

Who teaches this course?
Helen Lane

Make the most of your lunch break

Pre-book a delicious packed lunch for just £5. Simply add to your basket when booking.