Thursday 5th November
Priscilla creates sculptures that draw upon her life long love affair with here vast collections of odd an curious objects. During this workshop, Priscilla Jones will share with you the creative techniques developed through her experimentation and process of making. You will make your very own 3D sculpture inspired by whatever theme you wish… using wire, wax, and found ephemera. You will learn a range of processes including how to construct a wire structure that can be in 3D or 2D using light weight wire and then work into this by creating a surface to hand stitch and embellish with paper, buttons, beads and trimmings.
Materials will be provided all you need bring is enthusiasm and some found objects or materials from your own collecting. This is a perfect opportunity to develop ideas you may have started in previous workshops with Priscilla or you may wish to come along and learn a range of new and exciting techniques!
Venue: Platform Gallery and Visitor Information Centre
£60 per person
For more information and to book your place contact Priscilla
on 07816 886522 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday 1st November 2015
11-1pm Cotton Reel Flowers
You will create dainty flowers using wire, fabric and paper, this a great way to use all those old wooden cotton reels that we just can’t throw away. They can be decorated however you wish using trimmings, buttons and hand-stitch.
Sunday 1st November 2015
2pm-4pm Mixed Media Wire Cutlery
Explore the possibilities of making wire cutlery from fabric, wire and wax. During the workshop you will create lots of different shapes from light weight wire that can easily be manipulated with your fingers tips. They can be decorated however you wish using trimmings, buttons and hand-stitch.
Venue: City Hall Cardiff
£16 Per person, per workshop
Workshop booking in advance is essential. All workshops include materials and entry into Made by Hand. To book your place follow this link:
Saturday 7th November
10:30 – 4:30pm
Explore the vast possibilities of working with wire and create your own 3D sculptures inspired by any theme you wish. You will explore how to manipulate lightweight wire using your hands and pliers to make a range of examples. You will focus on developing your structures and other techniques and processes including fabric, wax and paint. No experience necessary. The Fee includes all materials, however you are asked to provide a pair of scissors, pliers and an apron.
£70 per person
Venue: Carbrooke Village Hall Church Rd Carbrooke Norfolk IP25 6SW
To book your place email – email@example.com or call
Saturday 24th October
10.30 to 4.30pm
Using various fabrics, acrylic paints and machine stitch you will create a contemporary box canvas for your wall. During the day you will explore a range of techniques to enable you to produce a finished piece that is personal and will reflect your own ideas. This is fantastic workshop for anyone who would like to explore a mixed media approach to stitched textiles, no experience necessary just bring enthusiasm. Please bring a sewing machine that has a free stitch facility to the workshop.
A £30.00 B £15.00 Per Person
To book you place follow this link…
Code: OTC CEC
The Brewery Arts Centre
Tel 015395 725113
Saturday 26th September 10:30 – 3:30pm
£50 per person + materials payable to the tutor on the day
Explore the vast possibilities of working with wire and create your own 3D sculptures inspired by any theme you wish. You will explore how to manipulate lightweight wire using your hands and pliers to make a range of examples. You will focus on developing your structures and other techniques and processes including fabric, paper, wax and paint. No experience necessary.
Please bring with you: Apron, old scissors or wire cutters, fabric scissors, pliers if you have them, and light weight fabrics such as silks (either habiti or chiffon work best and old silk scarves are good), hand sewing threads. Also bring an idea to work from, this could be just a theme. If you wish you can also bring the following: old broken jewellery, bits of ceramics, collected oddments from the beach, bits of metal, buttons, haberdashery, trimmings, beads, buttons.
Wire will be available at £2 per pack and silk at £3.50 per pack.
For more information about prices and booking your place please contact:
Walford Mill Craft Centre
Tel. 01202 841400
Yay!!! Great news everyone I’ve been invited to run drop in workshops at this years Vintage by the Sea at The Midland Hotel in beautiful Morecambe check out http://www.vintagefestival.co.uk
Join Priscilla and make your very own vintage inspired brooch from wonderful wooden cotton reels! You can embellish them with lovely floral fabrics, old linen and lace, ribbon, buttons or beads.
All materials provided and no previous skills necessary all you need to bring along is your enthusiasm for vintage!
The cost of joining is just £5 per person and the workshops run all day from 11am so just drop by and join in.
Each workshop will take about 45-60 minutes.