Welcome to DesignMatters TV

Welcome to the DesignMatters Art and Craft School. Here in the classrooms, we’ve grouped together collections of video workshops so you can pick and mix through the subjects that most appeal. Just click on a collection to find out more about the video workshops included.

Once purchased you’ll have instant lifetime access. * If you're planning on purchasing workshops frequently, you'll probably find it convenient to buy some Classroom Credits.

Click on the links below to explore the classrooms that interest you. There you'll find workshops and other information to inspire you.

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Mixed Media Still Life

Inspiration can come from objects you live with everyday, and setting up a Still Life to work from can be a brilliant way to practise your skills of composition, drawing and painting. In this two-part workshop first Laura shows how to create a consistent environment for your arrangement, and shares tips and ideas for objects you might choose and how to place them.   In the second part Linda encourages you to try a 'back to front' approach of painting first, drawing second, using a combination of oil pastel, watercolour and soluble pencils. It's great fun, and a fast and free way to record what you see - perfect for getting to know your still life subject.

Fabric Dyeing

Surface Design – Sponge Printing

Join Linda in this set of two videos where she demonstrates how effective stamping with compressed sponge can be. This technique is suitable for use on both paper and fabric, but in this class Linda will focus on taking the ideas into fabric and will make a cushion from her stamped fabric that has stitch and beading to enhance the lovely printed texture. 


Printed Patchwork Details

Join Linda in this set of two videos where she demonstrates how basic block printing techniques can be combined with traditional patchwork to simplify the piecing and create visually complex designs. We think these ideas can be applied to lots of different designs and will appeal to anyone who would like to add a really individual touch to their traditional quilt making.

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How it Works

Browse through the Classrooms and only choose the video collections that appeal to you. Build your own personal library of classes on your favourite subjects. All with instant and unlimited access.*

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Watch when you want to

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  • Alongside the paid-for content, you'll find free video workshops and other inspiration and information in the Classrooms.
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