Plant Printed Artist Book

 

Take a page by page look through Linda’s plant printed artist book. The book is hand made from a variety of plant printed papers. As you’ll see she’s added painted birds and insects, these are worked in watercolour, gouache and acrylic ink. Find out how to print your own plant papers in our workshop.

Approximate run time: 2 minutes

Presenter: Linda Kemshall

Take a page by page look through Linda’s plant printed artist book. The book is hand made from a variety of plant printed papers. As you’ll see she’s added painted birds and insects, these are worked in watercolour, gouache and acrylic ink.

 

A Flip-through Laura’s Sketchbook

 

Take a quick flip-through tour through Laura’s sketchbook. This one isn’t finished, but we hope you enjoy seeing how the pages are shaping up so far. This book makes use of a lot of monoprint, collage and drawing with pen.

Approximate run time: 3 minutes

Presenter: Laura Kemshall

Free – Take a quick flip-through tour through Laura’s sketchbook. This one isn’t finished, but we hope you enjoy seeing how the pages are shaping up so far. This book makes use of a lot of monoprint, collage and drawing with pen.

 

Handpainted Hands

 

Create a layered painting in acrylic with a messy underpainting of bright colour, stencilled pattern and brush marks. Then overpaint with a negative painting of your own hand to make a personalised piece of art that’ll look beautiful in your home. This is an easy painting technique that even a beginner can try, but experienced painters will love too!

 

Approximate run time: 20 minutes

Presenter: Laura Kemshall

Create a layered painting in acrylic with a messy underpainting of bright colour, stencilled pattern and brush marks. Then overpaint with a negative painting of your own hand to make a personalised piece of art that’ll look beautiful in your home. This is an easy painting technique that even a beginner can try, but experienced painters will love too!

 

Altered Book: Nests and Eggs

 

A flip-through video taking a page-by-page look through Linda’s altered book Nests and Eggs.

Approximate run time: 1.5 minutes

Presenter: Linda Kemshall

A flip-through video of Linda’s altered book Nests and Eggs.

 

Altered Book: Art is Food

 

A flip-through video taking a page-by-page look through Linda’s altered book Art is Food.

Approximate run time: 2 minutes

Presenter: Linda Kemshall

A flip-through video of Linda’s altered book Art is Food.

Plant Printing Concertina Books Flip-Through

 

A flip-through video two concertina books made using plant printed pages. See how Linda’s worked into the plant prints with collage, drawing and painting.

Approximate run time: 4 minutes

Presenter: Linda Kemshall

A flip-through video two concertina books made using plant printed pages. See how Linda’s worked into the plant prints with collage, drawing and painting.

Free – NeedleFelting + Stitch: Landscape

 

Make a beautiful felted and stitched landscape with Linda. She’ll guide you through the process step-by-step from needlefelting the background to freehand machine stitching motifs and adding final details with hand embroidery.

Approximate run time: 17 minutes

Presenter: Linda Kemshall

Make a beautiful felted and stitched landscape with Linda. She’ll guide you through the process step-by-step from needlefelting the background to freehand machine stitching motifs and adding final details with hand embroidery.

 

Altered Book Flip-Through: Crow

 

A flip-through video of one of Linda’s altered books. We’ll show you page by page through her book Crow where you’ll spot lots of techniques that we cover in our workshops including stamping and oil pastel and wash.

Approximate run time: 3 minutes

Presenter: Linda Kemshall

A flip-through video of one of Linda’s altered books. We’ll show you page by page through her book Crow where you’ll spot lots of techniques that we cover in our workshops including stamping and oil pastel and wash. 

 

Free – Simple Thread Skeins

 

If you enjoy dyeing fabric, then it’s highly likely you’re going to want threads to match! In this show see how Laura prepares skeins ready for dyeing.

Approximate run time: 6 minutes

Presenter: Laura Kemshall

If you enjoy dyeing fabric, then it’s highly likely you’re going to want threads to match! In this show see how Laura prepares skeins ready for dyeing.

What’s the Story? Fractured

 

Discover the inspirational sources that Linda brought together in the making of her quilt ‘Fractured’. Linda also discusses the techniques that she used in the making of the quilt.

Approximate run time: 20 minutes

Presenter: Linda Kemshall

Discover the inspirational sources that Linda brought together in the making of her quilt ‘Fractured’. Linda also discusses the techniques that she used in the making of the quilt.

Introduction to: English Paper Piecing

 

Discover how to sew geometric designs with English paper piecing. Laura guides you through the simple steps for this satisfying method of patchwork that works beautifully for piecing even small shapes with accuracy.

To join in you’ll need:

Scrap paper or envelopes
Template (Laura uses a 60 degree ‘fat diamond’)
Fabric for patchwork (lightweight quilting cottons are best)
Thread and sewing kit
Pencil and scissors

The piecing featured in this video is for Laura’s Ruby Star Quilt Project. You can read more about that on her blog.

Approximate run time: 17 minutes

Presenter: Laura Kemshall

Discover how to sew geometric designs with English paper piecing. Laura guides you through the simple steps for this satisfying method of patchwork that works beautifully for piecing even small shapes with accuracy.

Discover The Needle Museum

Discover the fascinating Needle Museum and learn about the history of the dangerous business of making needles from Jo-Ann Gloger, the curator of the collection.

Approximate run time: 26 minutes

Presenter: Linda Kemshall with Jo-Ann Gloger

Discover the fascinating Needle Museum and learn about the history of the dangerous business of making needles from Jo-Ann Gloger, the curator of the collection.