Mixed Media Textile Master Class

Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th June 2017

10 – 4pm

Do you ever feel like you can’t find the inspiration you are looking for to develop your practice? Using a mixed media approach could be the way forward to enable your creativity to flow in a variety of new and exciting ways. Award winning artist Priscilla Jones has spent the last 20 years exploring the endless possibilities of working with both fabric and paper within her practice. Priscilla’s work remains firmly rooted in textiles but also encompassing a wealth of techniques and processes that focus on changing and manipulating materials.

During this workshop Priscilla will take you on a journey of discovery, experimenting and exploring the endless possibilities of working with a lots of different of techniques. These include how to use wax and paint to change surfaces and wire and stitch to create interesting joining’s and edge treatments for your papers and fabrics.

On day one you will start by exploring how to colour, paint, wax, manipulate and stitch your papers and fabrics together creating a variety of mixed media surfaces to use on day 2 to create a finished piece/s.

On day two you will explore how to manipulate your materials further and develop your ideas towards making a finished piece to be mounted and framed or applied to a canvas.

Venue: The Longhouse,
Old Newnham Farm,
Plympton,
Plymouth,
PL75BL

£150 per person

A lovely homemade lunch can be provided for you on request

To book contact Sheron King

Phone: 01752 291260/ 07795805520

Email: sheron@madhattersstudio.com

http://www.madhattersstudio.com

Make an Embroidered Canvas

Saturday 6th May 2017

10.30 – 4pm

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.

If you have a sewing machine that has a free stitch facility please bring to the workshop, if not please request a sewing machine when booking your place.

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Pizza Margherita

2 Moor Lane

Lancaster

LA1 1QD

http://www.pizza-margherita.co.uk

£60 per person – Including a lovely Italian Lunch

For more information contact Priscilla

on 07816 886522 or email her at priscilla@priscillajones.co.uk

http://www.priscillajones.co.uk

 

Sculptural Spoons

Saturday 8th April 2017

10.30 – 4pm

Explore the possibilities of making wire spoons from fabric, wire and wax with Priscilla Jones. During the workshop you will create lots of different shapes from light weight wire that can easily be manipulated with your fingers tips. You will experiment with using fabric and wax to embellish your spoons and decorate them using trimmings, haberdashery, buttons and hand-stitch.

Priscilla will encourage you to explore your own ideas so please feel free to bring any of your own materials you might like to work with.

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Pizza Margherita

2 Moor Lane

Lancaster

LA1 1QD

http://www.pizza-margherita.co.uk

£60 per person – Including a lovely Italian Lunch

For more information contact Priscilla

on 07816 886522 or email her at priscilla@priscillajones.co.uk

http://www.priscillajones.co.uk

Sketchbook and Journal Making

Saturday 29th April 2017

10 – 4pm

Create your very own sketchbook or journal using a range of different papers and fabrics. Each of your pages will be assembled using collage, mixed media and stitch making the book totally unique and personal. You will than learn how to build your book creating a hard cover and use simple Japanese binding techniques to join your pages.

This is a great way to experiment with techniques such as stitch, collage and surface decoration to make something that is personal to you. Once your range of sheets is complete you start the exciting process of putting your papers and fabrics together and learn how to assemble them into the form of a book. You can make any size of scrap-book you wish and create it for a special purpose either to keep all those important bits and bobs you can never find a place for, perhaps a scrap book, or maybe a photograph album the choice is yours….! No experience necessary just bring enthusiasm.

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The Market Place

Market Sq

Stockport

SK1 1EU

For workshop fees see website below…

To book you place visit – http://buyonline.mmu.ac.uk

 

Sculptural Spoons

Sunday 2nd April 2017

10 – 4pm

Explore the possibilities of making wire spoons from fabric, wire and wax with Priscilla Jones. During the workshop you will create lots of different shapes from light weight wire that can easily be manipulated with your fingers tips. You will experiment with using fabric and wax to embellish your spoons and decorate them using trimmings, haberdashery, buttons and hand-stitch.

Priscilla will encourage you to explore your own ideas so please feel free to bring any of your own materials you might like to work with.

This workshop is for adults, all materials are provided.

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The Market Place

Market Sq

Stockport

SK1 1EU

For workshop fees see website below…

To book you place visit – http://buyonline.mmu.ac.uk

Machine Embroidery & Mixed Media

Saturday 1st April 2017

10-4pm

Explore the possibilities of creating an embroidered collage using mixed media techniques. Priscilla will share her ideas and design tips encouraging you to experiment and explore your own ideas working with a variety of materials including fabric, paper and thread. You will create a variety of experimental papers and fabrics using mixed media techniques: including mark making and hand printmaking. Using your prepared papers/fabrics you will experiment with the process of assembling your collage using stitch to create a finished image. No previous sewing experience is necessary, however you will need to bring your own sewing machine that has a free machine facility.

This workshop is for adults, all materials are provided.

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The Market Place

Market Sq

Stockport

SK1 1EU

For workshop fees see website below…

To book you place visit – http://buyonline.mmu.ac.uk

Wire Sculpture

Sunday 27th Nov 2016

10-4pm

During this workshop, Priscilla Jones will share with you the creative techniques developed through her own experimentation – so you can create your very own finished piece. Your 3D sculpture can be inspired by whatever theme you wish so do bring an idea along with you to the workshop or let Priscilla’s work inspire you to make your piece. You will learn a range of techniques and processes including how to produce a structure using light weight wire, wax, and fabric. The sculptures can be worked into with hand stitch and embellished with buttons, beads and trimmings. Even fragments of paper or small found objects can also be attached so do bring anything along you would like to work with. This is a perfect opportunity to develop ideas of your own and learn a range of new and exciting techniques!

This workshop is for adults, all materials are provided.

The Market Place

Market Sq

Stockport

SK1 1EU

£50.00 per person

To book you place visit – http://buyonline.mmu.ac.uk

Mixed Media Spoons

Saturday 22nd October 2016

10-4pm

Explore the possibilities of making wire cutlery from fabric, wire and wax with Priscilla Jones. During the workshop you will create lots of different shapes from light weight wire that can easily be manipulated with your fingers tips. You will experiment with using fabric and wax to embellish your spoons and decorate them using trimmings, haberdashery, buttons and hand-stitch.

Priscilla will be encourage you to explore your own ideas so please feel free to bring any of your own materials you might like to work with.

Unit Twelve Gallery

Tixall Heath Farm

Stafford

ST8 OXX

£60.00 per person

To book you place list – http://www.unittwelve.co.uk or call Jennifer on 07811 460494

Wire Sculpture

Saturday 15th October 2016

10-4pm

During this workshop, Priscilla Jones will share with you the creative techniques developed through her own experimentation – so you can create your very own finished piece. Your 3D sculpture can be inspired by whatever theme you wish so do bring an idea along with you to the workshop or let Priscilla’s work inspire you to make your piece. You will learn a range of techniques and processes including how to produce a structure using light weight wire, wax, and fabric. The sculptures can be worked into with hand stitch and embellished with buttons, beads and trimmings. Even fragments of paper or small found objects can also be attached so do bring anything along you would like to work with. This is a perfect opportunity to develop ideas of your own and learn a range of new and exciting techniques!

This workshop is for adults, all materials are provided.

The Market Place

Market Sq

Stockport

SK1 1EU

£50.00 per person

To book you place visit – http://buyonline.mmu.ac.uk

Mixed Media Wire Sculpture

Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd October 2016

10:30am – 3:30pm

 During this workshop, Priscilla will share with you creative techniques and processes she has developed through her own experimentation.
You will make your very own 3D sculpture inspired by whatever theme you wish using fabric, wire, wax and found ephemera. You will then embellish your sculpture with stitching, buttons, beads and trimmings.

Materials will be provided, all you need to 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!

Please bring with you: Scissors, apron and a selection of found materials and ephemera, this could be old china, broken jewellery, buttons, small tins, haberdashery or old photographs.

Please bring a packed lunch, or make your own booking with the Millstream Bistro on 01202 842258

Please note that most classes are held in the Learning Loft on the third floor accessed by three flights of stairs. Plans are in place to improve disabled access to classes however this is subject to funding.

Walford Mill Crafts

Stone Lane

Wimborne Minster

Dorset BH21 1NL

£100 per person + £6 materials payable to the tutor on the day.

To book your place telephone – 01202 841400 or visit http://www.walfordmillcrafts.co.uk