Sylvia and Alison hope that you will enjoy our Textile and Mixed Media courses

that we have for 2017

Do get in touch with us if you have any queries 

All courses are held in Torquay, Devon

contact us at -  mail@fabbeads.co.uk or fabbeads@talktalk.net


Textile and Mixed Media Courses booked for 2017 


BOUND TO PLEASE

A three day workshop with Frances Pickering

8th, 9th and 10th May 2017        Fee £135 for 3 days       10am to 4pm daily

 

Make a hardback journal/book with a board cover. This will be covered in

stitched fabric and with a fabric spine.

The pages will be an interesting mixture of paper and cloth. These will be

embellished with printed and painted decoration and stitch, by hand or machine.

In their book students will learn how to make and include: envelopes, pockets,

hanging beads, book marks, foldouts, and more.

Fill your journal with the theme of your choice. Francis will have lots of

inspirational material with her. 

 

On day three of the course Frances will show us how to start making her

inspirational Miniature books. The picture shows a selection of small books

made on a much longer course, however it shows what can be done with a

little book. They can be used individually or hung from your main Journal.

To see more of Frances work do look at her website, www.francespickering.com



 

 Jewelled Networks

A two day workshop with Jan Beaney 

 20 and 21 June 2017        Fee £115 for two days       10am to 4pm daily

           

Using soluble film as a stabiliser, intriguing, decorative networks can be created

with machine and/or hand stitching.

Ideas for patterns or three dimensional aspects can be taken from jewellery,

buildings or from natural objects.

Beaded, wired or stitched inserts such as tokens or talismans may be

incorporated as appropriate to create unique cloths.

To see more of Jan's work do go to her website.

This course is now FULL. Please get in touch if you would like to go on the

waiting list as we do sometimes have a cancellation

 


 

Constructing Cloths 

 A two day workshop with Jean Littlejohn

 19 and 20 September 2017    Fee £115 for two days   10am to 4pm daily

               

On this course we will spend the first day exploring innovative ways of compiling

cloths. On day two we will make a unique cloth using one or more of the

techniques.

Techniques will include the use of soluble fabric, hand and machine stitching

and mixed media. Jean will also bring an embellishing machine if you wish to

use it.

For inspiration bring drawings or photographs of themes or ideas that interest

you, Jean will also bring sources of inspiration.

To see more of Jan's and Jean's work do go to the Double Trouble website


 

If you would like to book for any of our courses please get in touch. 

A non refundable deposit of 50% per day for each course booked is required, unless otherwise stated, to confirm a place. Payment can be made by cheque or bank transfer, details on application.

The balance of the fee will be due two months prior to the course date. After this date no refund can be given unless the course is full and a replacement student is found, then a full refund will be given less a £10 administration fee.

Should a course be full we will start a waiting list and inform you should a place become available.

It is always worth contacting us if you wish to come on a course near the date as there are sometimes cancellations

A requirement list will be sent at least one month prior to course date.

We reserve the right to cancel a course should there be insufficient numbers or if the tutor has to cancel due to illness or other unforeseen circumstances. A full refund will be given.

However we cannot be responsible for any other expenses incurred. Please consider taking out your own insurance.


  

We hope you will enjoy all or some of these projects. Do get in touch if you have any queries either by email, or phone. We look forward to hearing from you.

If you would like to make a booking, receive a booking form, or request further information Alison and I look forward to hearing from you.

We do not have a shop so please phone or email.

Sylvia and Alison  mail@fabbeads.co.uk or fabbeads@talktalk.net

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