Spring Workshops
@ Brough house, 73 Church Street, Maitland NSW 2320

OCTOBER

Saturday 22nd                                                                                              https://www.trybooking.com/CCFMF
Creative Tapestry Weaving                                                                       
  Tutor Barbara Osmond
Discover the beauty of tapestry Weaving using a simple frame loom in a supportive workshop environment.
You will become familiar with a range of basic techniques such as: Interlacing of yarns with fingering, Plain weave 1/1 and 2/2, Joining of colours – slits, interlocking and vertical, Angled weft – dovetail and lozenge spot, Closed – open and sumac. This is a one-day workshop from 10am to 3pm. There is a material fee to the tutor of $20 payable on the day. You will learn to bring your ideas to life and be placed on the path to your own projects.


Sunday 23rd                                                                                                  https://www.trybooking.com/CCFMM
Printing fabric for Quilting  
                                                                         Tutor Ellen Howell
Have you ever wanted to quilt with your own bespoke material and make your own quilting blocks? You’ll get to start your journey, understand how to create designs, what materials work best and develop your own project. This is a one-day workshop from 10am to 3pm. There is a material fee to the tutor of $20 payable on the day. You will learn to adorn your own material and be placed on the path to your own projects.

Saturday 29th                                                                                                  https://www.trybooking.com/CCFMV
Printing fabric for soft furnishings and clothing         
                               Tutor Ellen Howell
Take the next step and learn how to create your own fabric designs. You’ll get to start your journey, understand how to create designs, what materials work best and how to develop your own project. This is a one-day workshop from 10am to 3pm. There is a material fee to the tutor of $20 payable on the day. You will learn to adorn your own material and be placed on the path to your own projects.

Sunday 30th                                                                                                     https://www.trybooking.com/CCFMX
Carving a block for Fabric Printing       
                                                       Tutor Ellen Howell
Have you got a simple idea? Simple works best when creating carved blocks for printing. You’ll get to start your journey, understand how to create designs, learn how to carve blocks safely. How you can best use that block and develop your own project. This is a one-day workshop from 10am to 3pm. There is a material fee to the tutor of $20 payable on the day. You will learn to create a block for printing and be placed on the path to your own projects.

NOVEMBER                                                                                                         
Saturday 5th                                                                                                    https://www.trybooking.com/CCFNB
Embellish your fabric 
                                                                                    Tutor Ellen Howell
Block printing, textile pastels and paint, embroidery and dying. What embellishment should you use? When and how? You will get to start your journey, understand how to approach embellishment, what materials work best and how to develop your own project. This is a one-day workshop from 10am to 3pm. There is a material fee to the tutor of $20 payable on the day. You will learn to adorn your own material and be placed on the path to your own projects.

Saturday 12th                                                                                                   https://www.trybooking.com/CCFNH
Weaving for Wearables      
                                                                             Tutor Barbara Osmond   Facilitator Kathie Bowe

Many garments can be woven out of one piece of fabric, for example, ruana coat, kimono, sarong skirt, drawstring dress, loom shaped vest, capelet, cape shawl, jacket, mini-coat, or tabard. Many garments can be woven on narrow looms: belted tunic, raglan blouse, tabard, Macedonian jacket, and tunic with pockets. Create a marriage that combines the skills of design weaving on the loom, with the design of a wearable that completed brings joy and happiness. This is a one-day workshop from 10am to 3pm. There is a material fee to the tutor of $20 payable on the day. You will learn to adorn your own material and be placed on the path to your own projects.