Bev Caleno – Oranges or Lemons textile art

Date: 17th September 2021
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Spaces: 3

All Materials Included

An eye catching illustrative textile workshop in a day, with new and different skills to give your textile artwork a slight 3D appearance.


The painty bit: Use a variety of mediums, stencils and masking tape to create a unique background.

The sticky bit: Choose and cut out motifs to enhance your composition.

The stitchy bit: Sew in a hoop void to create the ornamental trees, arrange all your pieces in to pleasing modern still life composition  and free-motion stitch to compliment your artwork.

Includes homemade lunch and refreshments

About your Tutor

Bev is joint owner of Old bank Studios along with husband Nigel and runs the separate textile studio which is fully equipped with high end sewing machines. This is what she says:

My background is in interior design and soft furnishing, for which I hold the highest level OCN and City & Guilds and am qualified to teach in adult education.

I am also a keen painter and over the years have enjoyed mixing it all up and exploring machine embroidery with mixed media.

I never stop experimenting and am privileged to have access to an endless source of materials and so many other talented artists and tutors.

A little bit of free motion embroidery experience is helpful.

What you will need to bring

Usual sewing kit

Sewing machine with free motion darning foot (machines may be borrowed by prior arrangement)


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