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Crafternoon Tea

September 12, 2012

Great news, we now have the next set of Crafternoon Tea session ready for bookings. Our sessions will be running along side with and taking inspiration from Aisha Khalid, Larger Than Life exhibition, 6th October 2012 – 27th January 2013.

So here’s some information on what we have in store for you,

All sessions are 1pm – 3pm, £5.

Wednesday 17th October – Alicia Gledhill
Alicia will be running a session in Blackwork Embrodery. Blackwork has been around for hundreds of years, but Alicia will show you a new take on Blackwork, using the geometric shapes associated with Blackwork and Aisha Khalid’s work.
Saturday 20th October – Jane Dennerly
Jane will be running a session on how to Re-Vamp your old clothing with inspiration from Aisha Khalid’s work. The shapes and colours in Aisha work will be interpreted in fabric and stitch used to decorate your old clothing.
Wednesday 14th Novermber – Nell Smith
Taking inspiration from the repetitive nature of the techniques Aisha Khalid uses, surface designer Nell Smith will show participants how to create simple punched designs to decorate boxes and tags.
Saturday 17th November – Kathryn Edwards
Kathryn is asking you to bring a piece of jewellery that means something to you or your friend/family. She will the lead the group in creating original personalised brooches, incorporating photographs of our own selected item of jewellery using layers of vintage fabrics and simple needlework- perfect for a christmas gift!
Wednesday 12th December – Stewart Kelly
Stewart Kelly will participants lead to create a unique design using fabric and stitch inspired by Larger Than Life exhibition. Initially, you will view the exhibition in order to research geometric and repeat design, and then stewart will lead you into creating your own fabric design using fabric collage and hand embroidery techniques.
Saturday 15th December – Jane Dennerly
Jane will be running a Re-Vamp session, using her well of textile knowledge and inspiration from Aisha Khalid’s work to bring life back to you old clothing.
Wedneday 16th January – Caroline Coates
Caroline will use a mixture of sewing on fabric and paper exploring pattern inspired by the artists work, using handmade paper where the difference between paper and fabric is blurred.
Saturday 19th January – Andrea Lord
Andrea will show you how to make your own pin cushions. These will be assembled from geometric shapes of fabric patch-worked together with added decoration formed by the careful positioning of short steel pins to form additional stripes or bands.
Booking is essential, so please make sure you get a space by calling this number 0161 275 7450. For more information check out the Crafternoon Tea page here…
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