Friday, 7 January 2011

NEW workshop programme

Fabrications is proud to announce new dates for our Sunday afternoon (2 - 4.30pm) classes for January - March. Firm favorites are back but we are also very excited about introducing some different sessions and also a couple of new teachers to the fold! For further details and information on how to book please visit the workshop and calender section of our website.

Katherine May's 'Textile Tokens' workshop draws inspiration from her favorite
exhibitions 'Quilts' at the V+ A and 'Threads of Feeling' at the foundling Museum

January Dates:

Sunday 16th: Beginners Knitting with Barley Massey, learn the basics and get started.
Sunday 23rd: Taste of Patchwork with Katherine May, create a mini quilt sample 'block' step by step from choosing fabrics to edging and finishing.
Sunday 30th: Beginners Crochet with Ayda Anlagan, how to hold the hook and yarn to create single, double and treble chain stitches.

Barley Massey 'Darn it!' workshop. Image taken by Clara Vuletich at Bricolage's
pop up shop in Brixton market, December 2009

February Dates:

Sunday 6th: Textile Tokens with Katherine May, make a personal fabric keep sake to give to someone special from embroidery stitches and patchwork.
Sunday 13th: Refresh your Wardrobe with Barley Massey, give your old garments a new look through darning, patching + customising.
Sunday 20th: DIY Couture - make your own cloak with DIY couture author Rosie Martin.
Sunday 27th: Beginners Knitting with Barley Massey, learn the basics and get started. If you attended the beginners knitting on the 16th January, then you can explore more!

This could be you! Images from Rosie Martin's 'DIY Couture' Make a cloak book, which is included with Rosie's session

March Dates:
Sunday 6th: Socks + Spinning with Sue Russell. From top to toe and step by step through the process.
Sunday 13th: Unravelling Knitting Patterns with Lisa Margreet. Aimed at beginners get confident reading patterns, increasing + decreasing and assembling + finishing techniques.

Hope to see you, meet you, teach you!

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