Encaustic with a Textile Sensibility wit...
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Encaustic with a Textile Sensibility with Daniella Woolf Encaustic is a mixed media technique whereby paint or pigment is added to hot beeswax which is then applied to a surface. This workshop will introduce you to the ancient technique of encaustic, where you will dip, brush, stamp, stitch, etch and apply clear and coloured encaustic wax. You will finish the course loaded with inspiration and bursting with ideas! In association with Galli Creative BUY WORKSHOP About The Workshop “Encaustic with a Textile Sensibility” featuring Daniella Woolf is a wonderful exploration of everything from the fundamentals of studio setup through a range of projects designed to keep you busy for hours with your hot wax. Twelve sections of instruction — rust, stencils, embellishing, transfers, 3D, stitch, studio practice and many themes are explored in this 2-hour workshop with accompanying eBook to guide you step by step.Daniella finds inspiration in the world around her as she walks along the beaches and through the groves of eucalyptus trees that grow along the Santa Cruz, California bluffs.  Mom’s old checks and objects left by her neighbours on her porch find their way into this workshop and her wax pot as she stitches, mounts and transfers them lovingly to create original encaustic works of art.  Level: Suitable for all levels, for beginners through to intermediate and advance.Price: £33 (plus £1.50 booking fee) Watch the trailer to find out more! What you'll learn: Setting up your encaustic studioEncaustic safetyThe history of encaustic painting / encaustic wax Encaustic tools and appliancesSizing (preparing) encaustic panelsAdding a paper foundation to your panelRust and encausticWorking with colour (encaustic pigment)TransfersDeveloping line, pattern and depth in your waxShredded and diced paper encaustic panelsInspiration from nature: Eucalyptus leaves (stitched encaustic)Inspiration from family: Cancelled checks, recipe cards and moreInspiration from friends: Things left on Daniella’s porch3-Dimensional encaustic and where to go from here What's included: 2 hours of video tutorials. The sessions have been split into 12 bitesize sessions, meaning you can navigate and watch specific sections again at ease. 72-page e-book  Comprehensive materials list PREVIEW E-BOOK RESOURCE & MATERIALS LIST Access to the sessions The on-demand recordings will be available until 11:59pm (GMT) on 31 December 2021. About the Tutor: Daniella Woolf Daniella Woolf is an encaustic, paper and mixed media textile artist. She describes her work as ‘an amalgamation of materiality, mathematics and repetition’ and her preferred medium is encaustic because of the versatility it offers. The author of several books on encaustic art and surface design, Daniella lives in Santa Cruz, California. BUY WORKSHOP
The Encaustic Minimalist with Daniella W...
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'The Encaustic Minimalist' with Daniella Woolf Encaustic is a mixed media technique whereby paint or pigment is added to hot beeswax which is then applied to a surface. This workshop is designed for those wishing to give encaustic a try, in a series of mini workshops that can be ‘dipped into’ in your own time. It is the ideal investment for an artist who desires to broaden their portfolio and create some wonderful art with minimal investment of materials. In association with Galli Creative buy workshop About ‘The Encaustic Minimalist’ with Daniella Woolf is a series of mini-workshops each designed to help you learn and enjoy the art of working with encaustic wax.  India Ink, the Encaustic pen tool and attachments, stencils and metallics are explored in a series of demonstrations and suggested projects. Level: Suitable for all levels, for beginners through to intermediate and advance.Price: £35 (plus £1.50 booking fee) Watch the trailer to find out more! What you'll learn: Creating a paper napkin collageMaking doughnuts with the pen toolEncaustic and India inkWorking three panels at onceEncaustic pen tool: explained and demonstratedFlecking watercolour pencils on fabricUsing spray mists for added blingCreating watercolour substrates on your panelStencils and India inkWorking with stencils before encausticWorking with stencils after encausticCreating an encaustic work on paperDry brush strokeApplying metallic foils to encaustic artRepurposing art with encaustic pigments What's included: 2.5 hours of video tutorials. The sessions have been split into 10 bitesize sessions, meaning you can navigate and watch specific sections again at ease. 100-page e-book  Comprehensive material list of things you will need to get started.   Getting started Click below to see the list of things you will need to get started.   RESOURCE & MATERIALS LIST Access to the sessions The on-demand recordings will be available until 11:59pm (GMT) on 31 December 2021. About the Tutor: Daniella Woolf Daniella Woolf is an artist, author, curator and instructor in encaustic, fiber and mixed media. She describes her work as ‘an amalgamation of materiality, mathematics and repetition’ and her preferred medium is encaustic because of the versatility it offers. Daniella is currently exploring stenciling and multi-dimensional paper mixed media art as well as enjoying the beaches and bluffs of her hometown, Santa Cruz, California. BUY WORKSHOP
Soy Wax Inspirations with Susan Purney M...
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Soy Wax Inspirations with Susan Purney Mark Soy wax is an environmentally friendly, versatile resist technique which can be used in quilting, surface design and wearable art projects. This workshop will explore a variety of resist techniques which can be used to create unique effects on cloth. You will even learn how to translate them into finished fabrics for your quilts or surface design work.  In association with Galli Creative BUY WORKSHOP About Easy to use, clean and 100% eco-friendly, soy wax is a fun and versatile technique to use in quilting, surface design and wearable art projects.Susan Purney Mark will teach you how to use soy wax as a resist for batik, silk screening, mark making, clamping, pole-wrapped shibori and more.You’ll try everything from scrunching, knotting, clamping, stitching and even poking your fabrics through plastic grids; to  dipping, stamping and brushing wax onto your fabrics before and after applying dyes.Learn how to prepare your own dyes and thickened paints, how to create print tables and colour charts, plus, how to batch and finish your fabrics. Works with all cold dye products.Each fabric is a wonderful exploration of colour and design.  Soy Wax works with batik tools, Susan also demonstrates how to use traditional wax pens with soy wax in developing a colour grid. After you’ve mastered the basics, you will combine soy wax with other techniques such as sun printing with textile paints, discharge and soy wax, and Dy-Na-Flow which further explores the many uses of soy wax in surface design projects.Finally, Susan provides some understanding in how she translates her fabrics into finished fabrics as she moves beyond soy wax and further into quilting and surface design projects.Level: Suitable for all levels, for beginners through to intermediate and advance.Price: £31 (plus £1.50 booking fee) Watch the trailer to find out more! What you'll learn: Soy Wax for Fabric DyeingPreparing your Dye SolutionsColour Charts & Print TablesMaking Marks with Soy WaxSoy Wax and Batik ToolsBuilding Gradients and Soy Wax Make-oversGrids and Other DevicesJapanese Stitch Resist & Pole-wrapped ResistSun Printing with Soy WaxCreate Soy Wax Silk ScreensDeveloping Fabrics with Soy WaxSoy Wax on Silk What's included: 2.5 hours of video tutorials. The sessions have been split into 23 bitesize sessions, meaning you can navigate and watch specific sections again at ease.232-page e-book Comprehensive material list of things you will need to get started.   Access to the sessions The on-demand recordings will be available until 11:59pm (GMT) on 31 December 2021. About the Tutor: Susan Purney Mark Susan Purney Mark is a textile artist, quilt artist, and instructor. Based in British Columbia, Susan is the winner of the National Quilt Canada award for her quilt, ‘A Bridge between Equals’ which features hand dyed fabrics with a soy wax resist, stitch and screen printing.  BUY WORKSHOP
Cloth Doll Mermaids with Patti Medaris C...
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Cloth Doll Mermaids with Patti Medaris Culea Making cloth dolls is a fun and rewarding way to incorporate multiple techniques, including sculpting, stitching, stencilling and embellishing. This workshop will teach you Patti’s signature techniques, including how to colour and accent the doll’s face, stamping and stencilling the torso and tail, and embellishing with embroidery and beading.  In association with Galli Creative BUY WORKSHOP About Join Patti on this wonderful journey and learn how to make your very own Cloth Doll Mermaid with Patti Medaris Culea.Suitable for all levels, this is a great project to expanding your mixed media skills and creativity in doll making, with plenty of transferrable skills along the way.This step-by-step online workshop and eBook from Patti Medaris Culea will reveal her signature techniques whilst teaching you how to create fabulous cloth doll mermaids, a gorgeous starfish perch and a felted pin cushion. Level: Suitable for all levels, for beginners through to intermediate and advance.Price: £26 (plus £1.50 booking fee) Watch the trailer to find out more!  What you'll learn: Laying out the Doll PatternChoosing Fabrics & MaterialsShaping, Sewing and Stuffing the Mermaid BodySewing, Stuffing and Painting the Mermaid’s FaceStamping and Stencilling tail fabricsEmbellishing the Mermaid Body with Embroidery and BeadworkSelecting and adding the hairMaking the Mermaid’s HeadpieceWorking with Organza and Beads to make Wrist CuffsMaking the Mermaid’s Organza TailfinsBringing it All TogetherSewing, Stuffing & Beading the Starfish PerchBonus! Making the Starfish Felted Pincushion What's included: 2.5 hours of video tutorials. The sessions have been split into 18 bitesize sessions, meaning you can navigate and watch specific sections again at ease 60-page e-book  Doll, perch and pincushion patterns Comprehensive material list of things you will need to get started.  Unlimited access until 31 December 2021.   PREVIEW E-BOOK Access to the sessions The on-demand recordings will be available until 11:59pm (GMT) on 31 December 2021. About the Tutor: Patti Medaris Culea For more than 40 years Patti Medaris Culea has been teaching cloth doll making, drawing, gift creation and more.  She is the author of 7 books on cloth doll making, beading and making doll clothes, numerous DVDs and has more than 100 doll patterns available with dealers worldwide.   BUY WORKSHOP
Exploring Fiber Reactive Dyes
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Exploring Fiber Reactive Dyes with Claire Benn Fiber Reactive Dyes are a great resource for producing results that are colorfast and very washable. With a basic understanding of how things work, you will begin to see better results in your projects. This workshop series is perfect for beginners who want to achieve great results from using fiber reactive dyes with both cloth (natural fibers) and other natural raw materials such as paper, reeds, caning (or even wood) as well as experienced fiber artists who want to improve their practice when working with fiber reactive dyes. In association with Galli Productions BUY WORKSHOP About Join Claire Benn for this series of workshops designed to demystify the processes and materials used to achieve the best results when using fiver reactive dyes.  Learn a variety of techniques including silk screening, gradations, colour charts and mark making, plus ,various dyeing methods such as bucket, table and washing machine. Thus us one of the most comprehensive workshops on working with fibre reactive (Procion MX) dyes and a great opportunity to learn new techniques to create unique fabrics that you can use in a variety of future projects. Level: Suitable for all levels, with sections for beginners through to intermediate and advance. Price: £40 (plus £1.50 booking fee) Watch the trailer to find out more! What you'll learn: Workshop IntroductionCloth & Preparation for DyeingIngredients for Fibre Reactive DyeingBucket Dyeing: Low vs. High Water Immersion DyeingTray Dyeing for Smooth and Textured FinishesDyeing a Serial GradationDyeing in the Washing Machine & Over-dyeingMaking Liquid and Thickened Dye Paint Surface design and colour development exercises including: Working Black Dye on White FabricFundamentals of Screen Printing with Thickened DyesScraping, Brushing, Marking: Working Wet on WetDry Brush TechniqueUnderstanding Color Theory: The Color TartanProcion MX Color MixingComplex Colors, Neutrals & Gray MattersBlack, Neutrals & Shades of Gray What's included: More than 7 hours of detailed video instruction 100-page STUDY GUIDE which is provided in PDF formatRecipes and methodsBench reference guideDye ChartAccess to the on-demand until 11:59pm (GMT) on 31 December 2021. PREVIEW E-BOOK BUY WORKSHOP
Steffi Stern: Needle Felt a Proud Peacoc...
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Needle Felting, Proud Peacock By Steffi Stern BUY THIS WORKSHOP ALL Workshops Sponsored by: Needle Felting, Proud Peacock By Steffi Stern Sponsored by: BUY THIS WORKSHOP ALL Workshops About Needle Felt a beautiful peacock from an ‘all-in’ kit from The Makerss. You will learn how to wrap wool around wire, shaping with wool by using a felting needle and wool batts, adding features and details and mixing fibres. All whilst learning about the materials and tools you’re using. The finished size of the peacock is about 12cm tall. Suitable for beginners, new to Needle Felting. Materials you will need: Materials can be purchased from suppliers of the Beyond K&S Shopping Hub, available here: www.theknittingandstitchingshow.com/shopping-hub. Bookers will receive full joining instructions and a session materials list. Plus, there will also be details of patterns, advance preparation guides and links of where kits can be purchased if these are applicable to your session.   You will need: 5g of New Zealand merino Navy Blue wool batts5g Lanolin Rich core wool batts5g Cornish Seaside top (in one piece about 20cm)Wisp of New Zealand Merino natural white wool battsWisp of New Zealand Merino dyed black wool batts1x 30cm Extra Strong Pipe Cleaner Small pinch of Angelina Fibre Gold Sparks 1x brooch back Wool felting mat Felting needles in medium #38 and fine #40 A sharp pair of scissors 5g of New Zealand merino Navy Blue wool batts5g Lanolin Rich core wool batts5g Cornish Seaside top (in one piece about 20cm)Wisp of New Zealand Merino natural white wool battsWisp of New Zealand Merino dyed black wool batts1x 30cm Extra Strong Pipe CleanerSmall pinch of Angelina Fibre Gold Sparks1x brooch backWool felting matFelting needles in medium #38 and fine #40A sharp pair of scissors Alternatively, a kit can be purchased from the tutor, priced at £10 including postage. The kit includes all the wool, wire, wool felting mat, 3 felting needles, full instructions and a sweet treat.To purchase from the tutor, visit: www.themakerss.co.uk. Access to the session This session has already taken place. If you booked this session you will receive a recording of the to watch again or you can purchase it today on-demand. The On-Demand recordings will be available to view until 11:59 pm GMT on 28 May 2021. BUY THIS WORKSHOP ALL Workshops About the Tutor: Steffi Stern Steffi Stern, published author, maker designer, Co-founder of The Makerss, over 15 years of needle felting experience Tutor contacts Website: www.themakerss.co.ukFacebook: www.facebook.com/themakerss.co.ukInstagram: www.instagram.com/themakerss ** The Knitting and Stitching Show are not responsible for the kits visitors purchase from the tutors including the price, availability or delivery. Stock may be limited. Please liaise with the tutors for details and please note restrictions may apply.
Steffie Stern: Needle Felting, Little Do...
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Needle Felting, Little Dog with Armature By Steffie Stern, The Makerss BUY THIS WORKSHOP ALL WORKSHOPS Sponsored by: Needle Felting, Little Dog with Armature By Steffie Stern, The Makerss Sponsored by: BUY THIS WORKSHOP ALL WORKSHOPS About Needle Felt a cute sleepy dog from an ‘all-in’ kit from The Makerss. You will learn how to wrap wool around wire, sculpt the shape, needle felt other shapes and needle felt them together. You will add features and details as well as learn how to mix fibres all whilst learning about the materials and tools you’re using. The finished size of the dog is about 10-15cm in length. Suitable for beginners, new to Needle Felting. Materials you will need: Materials can be purchased from suppliers of the Beyond K&S Shopping Hub, available here: www.theknittingandstitchingshow.com/shopping-hubTo purchase from the tutor, visit: www.themakerss.co.uk/products/dog-workshop-kit You will need: 3g of Main body colour in cream and brown wool batts1g of black wool batts1x length of extra strong pipe cleaner (20cm) Wisp of a colourful wool top (for the collar)Wool felting matFelting needles in medium #38 and fine #40 3g of Main body colour in cream and brown wool batts1g of black wool batts1x length of extra strong pipe cleaner (20cm)Wisp of a colourful wool top (for the collar)Wool felting matFelting needles in medium #38 and fine #40 Alternatively, kits can be purchased from the tutor, priced at £10 including postage. The kit includes enough felting wool and the instructions to create a little cat too, available from www.themakerss.co.uk. Access to the session This session has already taken place. If you booked this session you will receive a recording of the to watch again or you can purchase it today on-demand. The On-Demand recordings will be available to view until 11:59 pm GMT on 28 May 2021. BUY THIS WORKSHOP ALL WORKSHOPS About the Tutor: Steffi Stern Steffi Stern, published author, maker designer, co-founder of The Makerss, with over 15 years of needle felting experience. Tutor contacts Website: www.themakerss.co.ukFacebook: www.facebook.com/themakerss.co.ukInstagram: www.instagram.com/themakerss ** The Knitting and Stitching Show are not responsible for the kits visitors purchase from the tutors including the price, availability or delivery. Stock may be limited. Please liaise with the tutors for details and please note restrictions may apply.
Angela Daymond: Hand Painted Landscape w...
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Hand Painted Landscape with Hare By Angela Daymond BUY THIS WORKSHOP ALL WORKSHOPS Hand Painted Landscape with Hare By Angela Daymond BUY THIS WORKSHOP ALL WORKSHOPS About In this workshop you will learn about how to paint your fabric and threads using fabric paint to create a beautiful and unique landscape. You can of course use your own fabric paints as these will work; just think of the landscape and nature when you are choosing your colours. As Angela uses plant base dyes to make the paints there are a limited number of workshop packs available.During the workshop you will learn different ways of applying paints to both fabrics and threads to create different effects including blending colours. You will learn how to create a landscape and then paint some brown fabric in readiness to appliqué a hare onto your landscape.During the workshop you will be able to dry your work with a hair dryer so that the focus can change to the stitch. Angela will show you how stitch can create movement and perspective to your work, she will also talk about different types of hand appliqué.This is suitable for all abilities. Materials you will need: Materials can be purchased from suppliers of the Beyond K&S Shopping Hub, available here: www.theknittingandstitchingshow.com/shopping-hub.  You will need: Fabric paints in the following colours; yellow (land), mid blues (think sky colours), dark brown (hare)White cotton fabric 8” x 10” and 4” x 8”Two pieces of cotton muslin 8” x 10”Perlé 12 threads (or similar such as stranded embroidery floss) in white, yellow, green, grey, blue (you will learn how to paint some of the white thread) Basic sewing kit to include scissors, tacking thread, pins and embroidery needlesPaintbrushes and sponges for printingHairdryer for drying your workMasking tapeFreezer paper Fabric paints in the following colours; yellow (land), mid blues (think sky colours), dark brown (hare)White cotton fabric 8” x 10” and 4” x 8”Two pieces of cotton muslin 8” x 10”Perlé 12 threads (or similar such as stranded embroidery floss) in white, yellow, green, grey, blue (you will learn how to paint some of the white thread)Basic sewing kit to include scissors, tacking thread, pins and embroidery needlesPaintbrushes and sponges for printingHairdryer for drying your workMasking tapeFreezer paper Alternatively, a limited number of workshop kits are available, price £17.50 which includes postage. This includes three pots of naturally pigmented paints handmade by Angela, fabrics, threads, needle and threads.To purchase from the tutor, please email: angela@angeladaymond.com Access to the session This session has already taken place. If you booked this session you will receive a recording of the to watch again or you can purchase it today on-demand. The On-Demand recordings will be available to view until 11:59 pm GMT on 28 May 2021. BUY THIS WORKSHOP ALL WORKSHOPS About the Tutor: Angela Daymond Angela has been stitching since she could hold a needle, encouraged by her mother and grandmother. She finds hand stitching therapeutic as well as artistic and hardly a day goes by without a needle and thread passing through her hands. Angela has taught at all The Knitting and Stitching Shows for many years and still gets a thrill out of passing on her extensive skills to others. Angela has exhibited widely, written for magazines and has published seven books. She has ideas for many more, sharing her love and passion for stitching to everyone.   Tutor contacts Website: https://angeladaymond.comFacebook: www.facebook.com/angeladaymondtextileartistInstagram: www.instagram.com/angela_daymondTwitter: https://twitter.com/fenland_textile ** The Knitting and Stitching Show are not responsible for the kits visitors purchase from the tutors including the price, availability or delivery. Stock may be limited. Please liaise with the tutors for details and please note restrictions may apply.


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