Angie Hughes – 3 Day Art Textile Course***One Place has become Available***

Date: 6th April 2018 - 8th April 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Spaces: -1

Inspired by Klimt Friday 6th April

Tree Leaves Saturday 7th April

Tantalising Textile Tag Books Sunday 8th April

All Materials Included

Inspired by Klimt There’s a wealth of design inspiration in the artwork of Gustav Klimt. Perfect for a one day workshop. A simple design can be formed quite quickly using collage on cotton velvet, transfoils, sweetie foils, silks and organza, topped off with an afternoon of machine embroidery. A very popular workshop for all abilities.

The Trees Leaves learn about how to machine embroider tree shapes use them as texture for printing and finish off by layering up all the printing and stitching into a lovely little piece to frame up. Inspired by trees and leaf shapes. Some experience with free machine embroidery would be helpful.

Tantalising Textile Tag Books  I’ve added my own style to these little tag books.  Techniques and materials include calico, Timtex, stamping, image transfer, and hand and machine embroidery.  Great fun for all abilities.

Each day includes homemade lunch, refreshments and cream tea

About the Artist

Angie is a textile artist and tutor, who lives and works in Ledbury, Herefordshire. While a student she won the prestigious Charles Henry Foyle Trust Award for Stitched Textiles with her piece ‘Unfolding Word’ and had ‘Shroud’ accepted for Art of the Stitch.
Her artwork is inspired by many themes but particularly poetry or text and the natural world, particularly plant forms.
She teaches to Guilds and groups all over the country, and has been teaching in Australia and New Zealand. Her latest book called ‘Stitch Cloth Paper and Paint’ is a current best seller for Search Press. Her work has also featured in many other publications including Embroidery, Stitch magazine, Cloth Paper Scissors, Quilting Arts, Hot Textiles by Kim Thitichai and The Encyclopedia of Embroidery by Val Holmes and many more

What you will need to bring

Electric sewing machine with darning foot

Embroidery scissors

Your usual sewing kit

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