Various techniques will be demonstrated including layering and fusing. There will be plenty of opportunity to experiment with each method using materials of your choice. Tyvek, nylon sheers, Kunin felt, and Bondaweb will be some of the materials on offer. All materials will be provided, but please bring a heat gun if you have one. There will be some to share.
- using a heat gun, soldering iron and flat irons to transform textiles
- discovering which materials will respond to heat and how they will react
- making a beautiful corsage in 5 minutes!
- making various embellished materials, using simple methods
This course is designed for a range of abilities including beginners.
Materials are not included in your course fee. All materials will be provided by the tutor. The approximate cost of these will be £10, payable to the tutor during the course.
We do not have the facilities to take card payments in the workshops. Please remember to bring cash or your cheque book if your course involves buying materials from the tutor.
Please bring with you:
- a hotgun if you have one (360watts)
- an apron
Marilyn Pipe is a qualified tutor and accomplished textile artist who is passionate about many areas of embroidery and embellishment. Having completed seven years of training in City and Guilds Machine and Hand Embroidery, Marilyn has taught for the last 10 years at various venues across the UK and abroad. She also gives talks and demonstrations to individual guilds and private groups.