All talks and Workshops can be tailored to the needs of your group or club.
This talk describes how machine knitted felt is made and the techniques used to make items and accessories plus a demonstration of techniques including simple embroidery and using the sewing machine. There are plenty of step-by-step samples, finished items and beautiful bags.
Workshops can be given to clubs or groups at their usual meeting place or even friends who wish to learn something new and exciting.
Do you and your friends find it difficult to attend Workshops? Marilyn Lott will arrange a Workshop at your home at a time to suit you and your friends. There should be a minimum of 4 persons plus the host gets a reduction.
All Workshop students are given individual attention and notes to complete their chosen item. Students are always given gentle encouragement to try something new.
This is a half day Workshop and lasts for two or three hours and involves hand or machine sewing. There is a demonstration of techniques used to make a pincushion or needlecase together with plenty of inspiring samples to help create something special and out of the ordinary. Students are given notes to complete their chosen item, individual attention and gentle encouragement to try something new. Level - beginners.
This is a full day Workshop and could be used as a continuation from the pincushion and needlecase Workshop. Students are shown the various techniques for making a fabric bag which will include applique using machine knitted felt in order to create something different and stunning. A sewing machine is recommended and hand embroidery is encouraged but not essential. Students are given notes to complete their chosen item, individual attention and gentle encouragement to try something new. Students may use their favourite bag shape if preferred. Level - beginners to intermediate.
This is a full day Workshop during which students will learn various techniques for creating non-woven fabric using Angelina fibre and beads using Angelina film. This Workshop is very creative, great fun and will definitely add a zing to future projects. Level - beginners.
This can be a half or full day Workshop. Students will learn how to make modern jewellery using a combination of knitted tubular wire, coloured wire and various sized beads. There will be a demonstration of techniques, after which sutdents can copy the samples or mix the techniques to create their own original 'wow factor' jewellery. Level - beginners.
Please contact Marilyn Lott of Torbay Textiles for further details
Telephone 01803 522673