Fabric Art Diary

Work along with Linda to make a fabric art diary. During the project she’ll demonstrate a wide variety of techniques you can use to record daily events and inspiration including stamping, stencilling, appliqué and drawing.

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Festive Favourites

We’ve grouped together our popular festive video workshops to help get you all set for the season. Make your own stitch paper greetings cards, pop them in funky printed envelopes, then decorate your home with easy to sew bunting and a fantastic wire and stitched leaf garland.

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Creative Quilting Techniques

In this collection of four videos you’ll discover some of the techniques Linda and Laura use to introduce fascinating texture, colour and pattern to their quilts. You’ll see how they use basic utility stitches on their sewing machines in innovative and unpredictable ways and how hand worked embroidery stitches can be used to bring exciting, painterly colour effects to an art quilt. Forget free motion machine quilting and simple running stitches for a while – this is an unmissable collection of creative ideas that will increase your repertoire of art quilting techniques!

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Motto Cushions

Choose a quote that’s personal to you, find some scraps of felt, and make a dent in that stash of beads with these funky motto cushions.

To work along you’ll need:

Felt
Stuffing
Threads
Beads/sequins etc.
Basic sewing kit

Approximate run time: 30 minutes

Presenter: Laura Kemshall

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Choose a quote that's personal to you, find some scraps of felt, and make a dent in that stash of beads with these funky motto cushions.
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Choose a quote that’s personal to you, find some scraps of felt, and make a dent in that stash of beads with these funky motto cushions.

Kantha Quilting

Discover Kantha style quilting and make a beautiful decorative item for your home.

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Still Life- Quick Drawing to Fabric Collage

Start with quick sketches, explore tone and draw with colour. Take what you’ve learnt to create a fabric collage with machine stitching. Linda and Laura will show you step by step how to record your chosen still life objects using graphite pencils. How to introduce colour with water soluble pencils and finally, how to translate the still life arrangement into a small textile piece using appliqué and both hand and machine stitch.

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Banjara Inspirations

Linda looks to the traditional textiles of the Banjara for inspiration. Join her to look at some examples and to study the colours, techniques and patterns of these decorative and heavily stitched cloths. Using them as inspiration, Linda demonstrates how you can start your own stitched cloth in the Banjara style.

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Collage Seascape

Work along with Linda in this two-part workshop to create a fabric collage seascape.

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