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Retracing Steps by Decorum & Friends

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Decorum was established in 2017 and comprises of 5 textile artists Priscilla Edwards, Val Jackson, Diana Morrison, Yvonne Noworyta and Christine Stanford, all graduating from the BA Embroidery and MA Textiles at Manchester Metropolitan University.

For this exhibition they are joined by 4 more mixed media artists, Elizabeth Couzins Scott, James Fox, Sally Payne and Rosie Wates.

All these artists have come together to explore personal journeys that trace intimate memories and individual narratives.

30th November 2019 – 9th February 2020

at

The Haworth Art Gallery

Manchester Road

Accrington

BB5 2JS

Opening Hours: Tue – Fri 12 – 4.45 & Sat/Sun 12 -4.15

 

Artist workshops are running through Jan – Feb 2020

For more information please see www.facebook.com/decorumtextileartists

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Paper, Wire & Stitch Course

Thursdays 31st October – 5th Dec (5 weeks)

  1.00 -3.00pm

£59 per person including most materials

During the course Priscilla will take you on a journey of discovery, experimenting and exploring the endless possibilities of working with a lots of different of materials.

The aim of this course is to explore using a mixed media approach enabling your creativity to flow in a variety of new and exciting ways.

You will explore how to colour, paint and wax papers creating a variety of grounds to develop from 2D into 3D using wire, stitch and heat techniques to create a variety of textured surfaces producing a finished piece or range of experimental surfaces.

 

Brewery Arts Centre

Kendal

To Book your Place visit www.breweryarts.co.uk

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Mixed Media Sculpture Course

Wednesdays 18th September – 16th October

 1.30 – 4.00pm

£79 per person (5 weeks)

Explore the vast possibilities of working with lightweight wire to create small-scale 3D sculptures. Discover how to manipulate wire-using pliers to make structures that can be developed using other materials including fabric, wax, and paint.

Priscilla will share with you the creative techniques developed through her own experimentations and making. Inspired by whatever theme you wish you will explore a variety of materials including wire, wax, and silk to create structures that can be embellish with paper, buttons, beads and found ephemera. Priscilla will support you through the processes and techniques encouraging you to develop personal work.

The course fee includes starter pack of materials – materials are then available to buy at cost from tutor.

To Book you Place visit http://www.breweryarts.co.uk

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Sculptural Spoons

Saturday 23rd March 10.30 – 1.00pm

£30 per person including all materials and refreshments

Explore the possibilities of making wire teaspoons 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.

All abilities welcome and materials provided just bring enthusiasm!

Venue:

Contemporary Textile Fair 2019

Landmark Arts Centre

Ferry Road

Teddington

TW11 9NN

www.landmarkartscentre.org

For more information and to book your place Tel: 020 8977558

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We still have some spaces left on this workshop!!!!

 

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Mixed Media Embroidered Hanging Weekend

Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th January 2019

10.30 – 4.00pm

£140 per person including all refreshments

Using various fabrics, acrylic paints and machine stitch you will create a contemporary free machine embroidered hanging for your wall. During the 2 day course you will explore a range of techniques to enable you to produce a finished piece that is personal and will reflect your own ideas.

Day 1 – You will have a fun day experimenting with the possibilities of mixing media by painting and printing on your fabrics ready to stitch together in your desired composition.

Day 2 – Priscilla will guide you through the process of creating an image from your painted and printed fabrics – drawing on her vast experience of combining colour, shape and texture. She will then demonstrate the joy of drawing with stitch to embellish your creations and share tips on how machine embroidery can add new surface qualities to your textile art!

This is fantastic workshop for anyone who would like to explore a mixed media approach to stitched textiles and develop new ways of working. Some sewing experience would be an advantage but not necessary. Please bring your sewing machine with a free embroidery facility,  plus a collection of fabrics you wish to work with.  All other materials are provided in the course fee.

Venue: Redlees Studio

Redlees Park

Isleworth

TW7 6DW

For booking and more information contact Priscilla on 07816 886522 or email her at priscilla@priscillaedwards.co.uk

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New date added for ‘Mixed Media Embroidered Hanging Workshop’ next month!!!

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Tuesday 13th & Wednesday 14th November 10.30 – 4.00pm

£120 per person including all refreshments

Using various fabrics, acrylic paints and machine stitch you will create a contemporary free machine embroidered hanging for your wall. During the 2 day course 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 and develop new ways of working. Some sewing experience would be an advantage but not necessary.

If you have a sewing machine with a free embroidery facility please bring along with you or request to borrow a machine when booking your place.

Venue – Studio 844

Harpers Mill

White Cross

Lancaster

LA1 4XF

For more information or to book your place contact:

Priscilla at priscilla@priscillaedwards.co.uk

or

Christine at christinestanford2020@gmail.com

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Mixed Media Embroidered Hanging Workshop

7th & 14th November 10.30 – 4.00pm

£120 per person including all refreshments

Using various fabrics, acrylic paints and machine stitch you will create a contemporary free machine embroidered hanging for your wall. During the 2 day course 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 and develop new ways of working. Some sewing experience would be an advantage but not necessary.

If you have a sewing machine with a free embroidery facility please bring along with you or request to borrow a machine when booking your place.

Venue – Studio 844

Harpers Mill

White Cross

Lancaster

LA1 4XF

For more information or to book your place contact:

Priscilla at priscilla@priscillaedwards.co.uk

or

Christine at christinestanford2020@gmail.com

News

We still have spaces available for the mixed media wire sculpture workshop at Focus Gallery in Nottingham!!!

Saturday 11th Aug 10.30 – 4.30pm

£60 per person including all materials and refreshments

Priscilla will share with you the creative techniques developed through her own experimentations.
You will make your very own 3D sculpture inspired by whatever theme you wish… using wire, wax, and found ephemera – then 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.

Focus Gallery

108 Derby Road

Nottingham

NG1 5FB

For more information or to book contact Priscilla

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

News

We still have spaces available for the mixed media wire sculpture workshop at Redlees Studio!!!

Thursday 16th Aug 10 – 4.00pm

£65 per person including all materials and refreshments

Priscilla will share with you the creative techniques developed through her own experimentations. During the workshop you will make your very own 3D sculpture inspired by whatever theme you wish, using wire, wax, fabric and found ephemera – finishing off your beautiful piece with further embellishment including 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.

Venue: Redlees Studio

Redlees Park

Isleworth

TW7 6DW

For booking and more information contact Priscilla on 07816 886522 or email her at priscilla@priscillaedwards.co.uk