| Welcome to the WORKSHOPS.I
have taught the following textile art workshops to adults and high
school students and continue to add to my range as I develop new ideas.
My aim is to inspire and
encourage a passion to experiment and create .
Knobbles and Knarls”.
A one-day workshop exploring unusual and unexpected ways to give
depth to your embroidery with “off the surface” approaches.
Layers of beautiful texture are built up to produce wonderful results
to inspire the enthusiast. Pieces can be art forms in their own
right, or used in other embroideries.
Autumn Leaf Bowl”
imaginative 2 day workshop uses the leaf as a source of inspiration.
Learn how to blend color and distort shape to create a totally unique
and exquisite vessel. Embroidered leaves are worked on water - soluble
fabric, and wired to form the required shape. The techniques learnt
can be applied to many other areas of machine embroidery. The student
can expect to go home with a completed leaf bowl.
This workshop uses machine embroidery techniques to create an exquisitely
encrusted and decorated vessel
in the shape of a sea urchin for use as an ornament or precious
A step- by-step introduction into the exciting world of machine
embroidery. Discover the joy in finding and expressing your own
special creativity. This one day workshop requires no previous knowledge.
All work is done on the ordinary domestic sewing machine using both
decorative and functional techniques.
.Everyone treasures something different. Experience the pleasure
of creating your own exquisite evening bag or book cover while exploring
an exciting variety of machine embroidery techniques. This one day
workshop needs no previous experience.
Magical things in little
parcels. Enjoy the delight of working small. Every piece becomes
a miniature treasure. Explore from simple to complex depending on
your level of experience. Delightful embroideries can be framed,
used for designer earrings, brooches and neck pieces, or turned
into artistic cards for special people. This one-day workshop needs
no previous experience.
Magic Webs We Weave”.
The marvelously innovative world of water-soluble fabric opens
the door to endless discoveries. This exciting machine embroidery
workshop explores ways to create richness & depth, with the
sense of “looking in, looking through, looking out’’
Silk and cotton dyeing
for the enthusiast who wants simple but effective techniques for
easy use at home. This is for the embroiderer who feels limited
by the commercial choices of fabric. Discover the pleasures of playing
with colour and allow serendipity to be your companion. The course
will cover the basics of making up dyes and mixing colours, plus
easy ways to apply and set dyes
Of Light "
Softly draping, gossamer fine, uniquely individual wrap using water-soluble