Bluecoat Chambers: dot-art: Textile Arts

    Location (with MAP): Bluecoat
    Date/Time: 2 October 2018. 6:45pm - 9:00pm
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    Learn how to do wet feltmaking and develop your skills with textiles. Perfect for the complete beginner or those more advanced who feel they need to improve their creative skills using textiles.

    More info & Booking available here

    Tuesday evenings from 2nd October to 4th December, 6:45pm – 9pm each day.

    Programme

    This 10 week course will cover a broad range of textile and craft based skills which can be used for artistic projects.

    • Wet feltmaking – 2D felting with Japanese Nuno felting, 3D felting (bowls, purses, bird nests)
    • Dry/ Needle felting
    • Hand painting onto fabric
    • Batik
    • Quilting
    • Shibori
    • Lino print onto fabric
    • Hand stitch techniques

    Tutor: Catherine Carmyllie

    The tutor – Catherine Carmyllie is a Liverpool based Artist currently working across painting and textile art. She completed a Textile Art degree at Huddersfield University before spending 6 months at The Arts and Crafts Academy of Kuopio, Finland where she had the opportunity to learn ancient Scandinavian skills such as bookbinding, weaving, feltmaking amongst others. Catherine regularly teaches workshops.

    Dates:

    Autumn Session 2018, Tuesday evenings from 6.45 – 9pm

    2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th October

    6th, 13th, 20th, 27th November

    4th December

    Venue:

    Bluecoat, School Lane, Liverpool, L1 3BX

    Situated in the centre of Liverpool, just behind Church Street, down Church Alley and in front of Liverpool ONE. You can enter the building via the front courtyard off School Lane, or through the garden at the back off College Lane. Nearest train station – Liverpool Central.

    Cost:

    £160 for 10 week course.

    *This can be split into two lots of £80 payments, call 0345 017 6660 for more information.

    Materials:

    Students will need to bring their own materials to work with including the following essentials:

    • pencil, pen and sketch pad
    • fabric scissors
    • a range of sizes of sewing needles and cotton (black/white)
    • tape measure
    • set of fabric paints for all fabric qualities – minimum of 3 colours (recommend Pebeo Setacolour) with 3 to 4 different size brushes.

    Project specific materials & equipment are provided and will be shared in the group. The tutor will provide a summary of what will be needed each week giving students chance to bring along their own materials & equipment to experiment with.

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    Notes:

    • There are a maximum of 15 places available on each session, so early booking is essential.
    • To avoid a booking fee and pay by card, cheque or cash, please contact dot-art Services directly on 0345 017 6660.

    More info & Booking available here