Creative Workshops and Courses, Harwich, Essex

Wendy Dolan – Layer, Paint and Stitch

£150.00 | 16th February - 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM | Spaces available: 5

Two Day Course

Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th February

 All Materials Supplied

We are very lucky to have booked Wendy Dolan, author of Layer, Paint and Stitch, who rarely comes to our region to teach.

This course offers the chance to develop a variety of skills in a creative way. Applied fabrics, texture mediums, fabric painting, and freehand machine embroidery will be combined to create exciting textured surfaces. Fabrics will be pieced, patched, layered and textured, then worked into with paint and machine embroidery as you interpret a landscape image in textiles.

Suitable for all levels of ability.

Includes homemade lunch and refreshments both days

What you will need to bring

All materials are included

Bring your own sewing machine (with free motion darning foot) if you have one or use one of ours by arrangement

Scissors, Pins, Spare Machine Needles ( 90 (14) )

VISUAL RESOURCES  Bring any pictures or photographs of landscapes which can be used as starting points for designs. Keep it simple

OVERALL / SHIRT     We will be using paints to colour the textured backgrounds

About your Tutor

Fellow of The Society of Designer Craftsmen, The Sussex Guild of Designers and Makers, The Embroiderers’ Guild and am on the Crafts Council Makers’ Index.

Qualified with a B.Ed. Degree and a Diploma in Creative Embroidery and exhibit and sell my work at Exhibitions and Shows nationwide. Specialising in Freehand Machine Embroidery and related creative stitching techniques.

Inspiration
Living close to the South Downs, the landscape provides a constant source of inspiration for her stitched textile designs. Wendy’s current theme, ‘A Sense of Place’ records memorable journeys and locations, using fabric, stitch and texture. Architectural structures, textures, and patterns also provide her with a wealth of ideas to enjoy exploring.

Design
Wendy records her ideas with sketch, torn paper collage and her camera is always on hand.

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Online: Book right here on our website by clicking the 'Booking Form' button above.

By phone: Call 01255 242930. (please leave a message out of office hours and we will call you back.)

By Post: Please send your completed booking form and payment to: Old Bank Studios, 19 King Quay Street, Harwich, Essex CO12 3ER.

Payment: A booking can be secured on receipt of a deposit of £20 per person (cheques made payable to ‘Old Bank Studios’), however full payment must be made at least 14 days prior to the course. Full payment can be made securely via our website or by cheque made payable to 'Old Bank Studios'.

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