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Workshops will take place at the Reddings Community Centre from 10.00am to 4.00pm.

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JANUARY 13th Saturday Workshop
Print and Stitch Golden Motifs with LOUISE WATSON
Using print blocks on a printed background, experiment with press printing, using bronze powders or acrylic paint.
Hand/machine stitching. All levels
JULY 14th Saturday Workshop
Paper Patchwork and Oiled Papers ' with
Look at the use of blocks of colour, which have been oiled and decorated to make a patchwork. Focus on limited colour and use stitch to draw the elements together.
Hand machine and stitch. All levels
FEBRUARY 10th Saturday Workshop
Slashing a Happy Accident with
An age old technique brought up-to-date with the wonderful array of fabrics and colours available today, producing surprising effects.
Machine stitch. All levels
AUGUST 11th Summer Social
at the Reddings Hall
10:00am to 4:00 pm

Mulberry silks

Crafty Notions

Four Shire Books

Hand Dyed Threads and Fabrics

   Morning workshop still to be arranged

Afternoon talk by Marian Beagerly on "Memoirs of Japan"

Tea and cakes will be served all day.

MARCH 10th Saturday  Workshop
Inspired by Hundertwasser ' with
Discussing the work of the artist Hundertwasser, paying particular attention to his use of line, spirals, patterns and colour. Create a design, foiling, bonding and stitching on fabric.
Machine stitch. Medium to Advanced levels
SEPTEMBER 8th Saturday, 9th Sunday
Weekend Workshop
' Making and Decorating Hand Made Books' with FRANCIS PICKERING
Make a book with a rich textured and antique look. Combine fabric and lace with montage effects. Create interesting pages with stitch, drawing, photographs and much more.
Hand and machine stitch. All levels
APRIL 14th Saturday Workshop
Book Wraps with ANNETTE EMMS
Make a highly individual and personalised Book Wrap to cover and protect a favourite book. Layering, painting, printing and stitching. Use wrapped cords and fabric buttons,
Hand and machine stitch. All levels
OCTOBER 13th Saturday Workshop
Social Sewing Day '
A chance to show the work we have done over the last year, and time to finish all those things we promised we would do and never got round to. Help and advice will be at hand. This is a workshop you have chosen so please support the idea and come along. There will be plenty of tea coffee and chat!
MAY 12th Saturday  Workshop
' Mixed Media Eureka day ' with
A day for playing with all those things you have bought at exhibitions and forgotten how to use, as well as new products.
No sewing. All levels
NOVEMBER  Talk and Workshop
9th Friday Talk 7:30 to 8:30pm
' Russian Christmas '
10th Saturday Workshop
'Inspiration from Icons' with
Looking at Icons, the meaning behind them, the symbolism of form and colour. As well as the textured new surfaces, we will design and embroider jewel-like textiles to create our own images.
Machine and hand stitch. All levels
JUNE  Talk and Workshop
8th Friday Evening Talk  7:30 - 8:30pm
Hand Embroidery from many Lands
9th Saturday Workshop with
Discover new stitches and experiment with old favourites. Use beautiful threads and fabric to complete a number of small pieces and one large.
Hand sewing. All levels
DECEMBER 8th Saturday 
Christmas Social    10:00am to 4:00pm
A full day of Entertainment and Stalls.
Details to follow

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