I offer Design2Stitch vouchers for special occasions ie birthdays etc. I can also arrange a minimum of four friends to book one of my workshops of their choice at the studio for a special occasion. Please contact me to discuss further email@example.com or 01787 222946 eves/wends
NEW SPRING 2014 "DESIGN2STITCH" WORKSHOPS
The workshops will now be held at my Coggeshall Studio. We have had some lovely work produced by students at my November/December workshops 2012. Please see below some of the recent student creations. There are lots of lovely and inspiring workshops and courses for everybody so do contact me for further details or to book firstname.lastname@example.org . Design2Stitch, Art Quilt Group, Mixed Media, Experimental Past Times, Dyeing, Printing, Burning Issues, Free machine embroidery, Funky Dolls & Critters club and so much more!
For full details for NEW SPRING programme 2014 I have invited several visiting tutors to run some workshops - see further down the page for listing (I will be putting more workshops on - so do have a look often!)
AUTUMM/SUMMER WORKSHOPS (Students wip)
SPRING WORKSHOPS 2013 (students gallery WIP)
Winter 2012 workshops - students gallery: please see below some of the beautiful work produced by students at my recent winter workshops. Thankyou to all of you and look forward to seeing you at the coming workshops:
Summer 2012 Workshops students work: please see below the lovely work students produced from my three Summer taster workshops Thankyou to all of you and look forward to seeing you at my Coggeshall studio for the Winter/Spring sessions.
SPRING 2014 COGGESHALL WORKSHOPS
My workshops are fun and informative for everyone to learn and enjoy. These will be held at my new Coggeshall studio. For full details and to book please contact me direct to discuss. The studio is a working studio and only open to the public for workshops or upon request
SPRING 2014 FANTASIA TEXTILES COGGESHALL
WORKSHOPS, CLUBS AND COURSES
DESIGN2 STITCH GROUPS
I have designed these courses below as an on-going development course for everyone that is interested at looking at design then interpreting them to stitch to make a lovely piece of work.
All Workshops hours are 10 am to 3.30 pm
My workshops are fun and informative for everyone to learn and enjoy. The following courses are held monthly. I have invited the following tutors to run some of their workshops. Please contact me direct email@example.com.
MARCH 12 2014 - Wednesday - BLOOMING EMBROIDERY: I am delighted to offer a workshop by a textile artist JENNIFER MARY LEHM who will be in the UK from Denmark. (Mary's website is www.jm-artandstitch.dk) . Using mixed media techniques and hand stitching. Cost £35. further details to follow. Please contact me to book firstname.lastname@example.org
MARCH 21 - Friday - PHOTO COLLAGE: Norah Stocker - I will be teaching a one day workshop to create a collage using photo and magazine papers, then print the design onto fabric. We will then blend the design with artist mediums followed by free machine embroidery stitch onto fabric to create a small panel. £35 for the day
APRIL 5 - SATURDAY - STITCHING A SKETCHBOOK: Karen Ives textiles artist and member of the O2 Group. Will be teaching a one day workshop at my Coggeshall studio. Collage techniques enhanced with printing and stamping in a quirky art journal style. Using a variety of art materials to create a multi layered surface for stitch. £35 for day. Visit Karens site to view her work http://www.pinterest.com/karenjaneives/
10 MAY - SATURDAY - EXPLORE DEISGN WITH PRINT: with Clive Barnett textile artist whom specialises in print techniques. This is a one day workshop learning many printing design possibilities then take them into stitch. £35 for day.
2 JULY - WEDNESDAY - EXPLORE BOOKBINDING TECHNIQUES: with Bev Folkard. An exciting day exploring stitched bindings, covers and spines, hints and tips on book construction. £35. www.bevfolkard.co.uk
ART & DESIGN COURSE: Starting Monday 31 March 2014 - held monthly on Mondays. Visiting tutor Kathryn Green art/textile designer will be teaching one day lessons over six months. We will be exploring a study of cultural inspirations to create a portfolio of designs. Costs £180 for the course. Dates 31 March, 5 May, 30 June, 14 July, 4 August. Please contact me direct email@example.com. Visit Kathryns facebook to view her work.
DESIGN2STITCH dynamic contemporary FOCUS GROUP I am running a Focus group for experienced artists to share exciting ideas and inspirations for further work and exhibiting. To learn and explore a wider remit of the textile world. We are employing design with print with member Clive Barnett So if you are interested in becoming a member and willing to share your skills please contact me firstname.lastname@example.org
THURSDAYS: these are held monthly commencing 30 January 2014
DESIGN2STITCH MIXED MEDIA GROUP for people who are interested in learning and experimenting with techniques in both fabric and paper. This is a development programme for people who do not want to take a qualification but would like to learn design and stitch techniques. This is a very popular course so do contact me if interested email@example.com
WEDNESDAYS: these are held monthly commencing 22 January 2014.
FUNKY DOLLS & CRITTERS CLUB for people who are dedicated to designing dolls, critters and friends. Starting again in January we are going to study, design and create theatre costume. This is a very popular group so please contact me firstname.lastname@example.org
TUESDAYS: these are held monthly commencing 14 January 2014
The Doodleart free machine embroidery series (these are run on request for new students) and so much more. If you see any workshops by looking at the above photo gallery that you would like to do please email me direct with the request.
These will be held at my Coggeshall studio. For full details and to book please contact me direct to discuss. I look forward to hearing from you.
FANTASIA BAZAAR STALL - we welcome requests from Guilds and textile groups to bring our lovely creative textile products to sell at your venues. Please contact me direct.We sell unusual fabrics, hand dyed threads, fabrics, felt, scrumptious fabric packs, designer and folk art pattern, needle felting supplies, sewing notions, books and lots more. We look forward to seeing you. (Our Studio is a working studio and only open to the public for workshops or upon request so please ring 01787 222946 eves/wends for full details)
CREATE & ENJOY!
Norah Stocker (Textile Artist)
01787 222946 (eves/wends)