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Textile Art Picture Workshop

This two day workshop will teach participants how to use fabric to re-create a picture or photograph of their choice. Using fabric as the main medium you will create an interpretation of the initial design.

When completed the work may be hung as a wall hanging, made into a bag, cushion or event developed into a larger project. The finished product will be 60 x 80 cm and will be three layers of fabric and stitching similar to a quilt.

The process over two days will include stylising the image, identifying essential elements, identifying tones and colours, selecting fabrics, drawing the shapes, selecting suitable fabric colours, prints, textures and tones and then cutting, sewing and adding further decoration.

Please bring a picture or a photograph that is relatively simple in composition to the workshop. No sewing machine is required on day 1, however please bring it on day 2.

Day 1 - 19th August
- select suitable image or photograph
- identify essential elements, tones and colours
- select fabrics and shapes, and cut to required shapes

Day 2 - 26th August
- piecing it all togheter and finishing with a sewing machine
- please bring your machine on this day

What to bring
- lunch
- selection of fabrics (cotton, plain or small prin. hand dyes and batiks are good as well)
- 60 x 80cm homespun fabric for the backing
- eraser, medium point black permanent pen

What's provided
- a kit with other resources will be provided on the day
- The Nest will have some fabric supplies available on the day if required

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Earlier Event: August 18
Glorious Rag Rugs Workshop
Later Event: September 8
Quilting Social Group