Monday, 24 January 2011

Exhibition - Embroiderers Guild Cornwall

Seeds Of Inspiration

A new exhibition - Seeds Of Inspiration -  Embroiderers Guild Cornwall - runs from 28th February to 28th March 2011 at:
Willoughby Gallery - The Castle - Bude.

It will feature a range of beautiful work by Cornwall members including some of mine - so please do go along to take a look. The Castle has other exhibitions to view and you can enjoy morning coffee or lunch in the restaurant.

Open every day from 11.00 to 4.00 - free entry.

Thursday, 13 January 2011

Textile Art Workshops - St Ives - Winter 2011

Textile Art Workshops - St Ives Cornwall

So it's a New Year, a good time to think about learning some new skills.  So with that in mind I just thought I would let you know about my next series of workshops:

Saturday 29th January - Rag Rug.
Learn how to transform unwanted clothes and/or fabrics into textile art.

Saturday 5th February - Silk Paper.
Learn how to make silk paper and create a beautiful silk paper vase.

Saturday 26th February - Weaving Without a Loom.
Weave a unique handwoven bag using a very simple weaving technique.

Saturday 5th March - Working with Water Soluble Fabric.
Learn how to use this material and create an ususual bowl.

Saturday 26th March - Bookmaking.
Learn how to make a very simple book

Venue:  31 Bedford Road, St. Ives.
Time:  10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: £40 inc. materials.

For more information and to book please contact me:
01736 797 122

More info on:
Jo McIntosh - KnitWeave Website

Wednesday, 5 January 2011

Creative Textile Course

Creative Textile Course - St Ives Library

Starting on Friday 14th January I will be running a 10 week course at St Ives Library covering a range of Textile Techniques including:
  • Feltmaking
  • Weaving
  • Hand embroidery
  • Machine embroidery
  • Fabric dyeing
  • Fabric printing
  • and more .....
It runs every Friday from 10.00 - 1.00

Cost per person is a £20 deposit covering first 2 sessions, then £10.00 per session.

If you would like more information and to book please contact me:
01736 797 122

Tuesday, 4 January 2011

Erosion Bundle 2011

Erosion Bundle Project 2011

Having taken part in the Erosion Bundle project last year I decided to do another one and this is the photo of the contents.

The bundle is now in my garden and I will update you on what happens to it and will reveal the results in April.