Saturday, 28 May 2011

Spaces left in these classes...

Spaces still left on these classes:
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Saturday 4th June                   Clutch Bag in a Day               10am-4pm                   £35
Build up your basic sewing skills in this day workshop. Learn to follow a basic pattern and construct and personalize a clutch bag. Use the basic pattern and shape and adapt the design to your taste. Please bring along your machine to the session.

Monday 6th June         Knockout Knickers        6.30 -9.30pm               £25
            Bring along your machine and try something different.  Use some of the fancier stitches on your machine and try stitching elastic. Come away with a fantastic pair of fancy pants, and the knowledge and skills to produce many more. Suitable for those who have a minimum of basic machine skills and those who want to try something different.

Thursday 9th June      Textile Jewellery    6.30 -9.30pm               £25
Ever wondered what to do with those scraps of fabrics or worn out clothes? Bring them along and turn them into stunning accessories. You will learn various textile techniques including fabric bonding, manipulation, and hand-stitch. The techniques can be applied to other fabrics to provide decorative elements to clothing as well. By the end of the day you will have lots of ideas and a selection of wonderful accessories to show off.

Saturday 25th June                 Lino printing            10am-4pm                   £35
During this class we will explore the wonderful world of lino printing! We will look at building layers and colour work and you will design and print your own blocks. You will go home with a good knowledge of lino cutting and the skills to carry on at home.

Monday 27th June       Sewing Surgery              6.30 -9.30pm               £25
Bring along your sewing problems and your machine and Julie will help you get on your way. Suitable for those who need a bit of help with their projects or alterations.

NB. Some of the above workshops require you to bring some materials and sewing machine; a list will be sent with confirmation of your booking. If you do not have access to a machine but are interested in attending, please contact Julie anyway, as a limited amount of machines may be available for your use.

Booking or more information please contact Julie on 07890 443705, or email

Native American workshops

Year 5 pupils made designs based on traditional patterns and printed them on to fabrics to create banners.

They also made headdresses each...

Paper Making at Chepstow Museum

Using the wonders of the Wye Valley and plant materials a workshop for adults to create handmade paper

Skirt in a Day Workshop

Some lovely skirts from this day workshop next one in Autumn at the Folk House

Under The Sea workshops, primary schools

Under the sea workshops, printing and shrink plastic workshops at a maidenhead school

Apron & Purse workshop

Apron & Purse workshop at the Folk house, beginners and improvers sewing sessions

Knockout knickers workshop

Knicker making at the studio, a fun session enjoyed by all... plenty of laughs on the way!

Print Making at the Studio

Some examples of prints from the workshop in March... we did mono prints, press prints and printing with junk