Workshops

Workshops

What to Bring: Bring along an apron and a sketch book if you have one with any ideas you may have. Any other items required for a the workshops will be listed within the details.

Booking: If you would like to book a space onto one of the workshops at Littleheath Barn Studio, you can use the contact link on the Contact Us page or email contact@littleheathbarnstudio.com . Alternatively you can call Liske on 07980772064 or Claire on 07713875119.

Payment: Full payment is required prior to the workshops to reserve your place. We will contact you with details.

Studio shop: You can purchase plain fabrics and textile items including canvas bags, tea towels and cushion covers ready to print. We also have fabric paints, dyes and thermofax screens that can be purchased. Product payments can be made on the day by cash or cheque.  

2018 Workshops


Springtime Fabric Collage   (Rescheduled due to snow in March)

Time: 10:00-15:30

Date: Sunday 15th April 2018

Cost: £40

Details: Another new workshop. We will be layering fabrics and using appliqué combined with fabric printing, embellishment and stitch to create a lovely springtime inspired collage. Includes lunch and refreshments.

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Indigo Shibori- Last few places available

Date: Saturday 21st April 2018

Time: 10:00-15:00

Cost: £40

Details: Come and join us for a day of indigo dyeing. Experiment with the Japanese art of Shibori, where we fold and manipulate the fabrics to create beautiful patterns, you will leave with a fabulous collection of fabrics. You will be required to supply your own fabric. Includes lunch and refreshments.

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Studio Open Morning  

Time: 10:00-12:30

Date: Thursday 26th April 2018

Details: We thought it would be nice to invite you all for a look around the studio... there's lots of lovely textile art to admire and Liske will be there to talk about any workshops that might interest you... there will be tea and cake too! Look forward to seeing you.

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  Sashiko Workshop with Jenni Taylor  

Time: 10:00-15:00

Date: Friday 11th May 2018

Cost: £40

Details: Jenni Taylor will be running a Sashiko workshop for us! Sashiko (literally meaning "little stabs") is a form of decorative stitching from Japan. This is a perfect follow up to our Shibori workshops (but not required) you can work on denim or indigo dyed fabrics to practice Sashiko patterns in the morning then we will have a project piece to work on in the afternoon.

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Lampshade and Cushion print Workshop- *Fully Booked** 

Time: 10:00-16:00

Date: Saturday 19th May

Cost: £60

Details: You will get the chance to print with thermofax printing and block printing to design and create you very own lampshade and cushion cover. A great way to personalise your interiors. All materials included.

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Monchrome Mark Making  

Time: 10:00-15:00

Date: Wednesday 23rd May

Cost: £35

Join Liske for a day of mark making on fabric with a limited colour palette. Use everyday objects to create your own mark making blocks as well as taking advantage of the screens and blocks we have. Create an interesting collection of fabric samples that can then be used within other projects. Includes most materials and lunch.

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Dye and Print : Two day course  

Time: 10:00-15:00

Date: Saturday 9th June and Monday 11th June

Cost: £80

Details: This is a two day course in which you will produce a lovely collection of hand printed fat quarters to use in other projects. It will run on Saturday and follow on Monday. On Saturday we will begin by dyeing a colour run of 10 fat quarters- you can choose which colours you would like to work with. We will then experiment with screen and block printing on some un-dyed fabrics- these will form part of your collection. You will then return on Monday (having rinsed and dried your colour run) to print onto your dyed fabrics. Includes refreshments, dyes and fabric paints. You will be required to bring your own cotton fabric or order form us in advance.

   

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Seaside Squares 

Time: 10:00-15:00

Date: Thursday 14th June

Cost: £35

Details: A day of fabric collage and layering, combined with stitch and print to create a small seaside scene. Includes lunch and refreshments.

 

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Indigo Shibori 

Date: Thursday 28th June 2018

Time: 10:00-15:00

Cost: £40

Details: Come and join us for a day of indigo dyeing. Experiment with the Japanese art of Shibori, where we fold and manipulate the fabrics to create beautiful patterns, you will leave with a fabulous collection of fabrics. You will be required to supply your own fabric. Includes lunch ad refreshments.

 

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Lino Print on fabric 

Time: Wednesday 4th July

Date: 10:00-15:00

Cost: £40

Details:  Join Liske at the studio working with lino. Crete your own design to cut into the lino then print onto fabric. You will have lots of time and guidance to practice and understand repeat pattern before printing your own cushion cover or tea towel. Cost includes all materials and lunch. 

 

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Book 1: Scroll Book

Time: Thursday 5th July

Date: 10:00-15:00

Cost: £55

Details: This lovely textile scroll book is 'Book 1' of Ineke Berlyn's online course. Join Liske at the studio to make your own. Including most materials and refreshments. You will have the chance to print some small pieces of fabric before collaging them together to make your 'book', then add stitch and embellishment to create a tactile piece that you will keep wanting to unroll... or use it as a lovely little wall hanging.

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Studio Open Evening :Pimms and print    

Time: 19:00-21:30  

Date: Thursday 12th July 2018

Details: Join us at the studio for a glass of Pimms and a look around! We will be there to discuss workshops, demonstrate some of the print techniques we use, and we will have a few goodies on sale too. Hope to see you there.

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  Fabric Printing Workshop

Time:10:00-15:30

Date:Saturday 14th July

Cost: £40

Details: This workshop is perfect for all levels of experience... Beginners can come along and learn how to use themofax screens and wooden blocks to print your own unique item (cushion cover, tea towel or canvas bag included in price). Those with more experience can continue to build their collection of hand printed fabrics. You will also have the opportunity to print a few cards to take away. Refreshments and printing materials included. You're welcome to bring along additional fabric or items to print.

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Ice dyeing and Batik dyeing

Time:10:00-15:00

Date: Tuesday 17th July 

Cost: £40

A new dyeing combination!! Spend the morning learning how to ice dye fabrics which creates beautiful pattern (as in event photo)... and while the ice melts the wax will be heating up ready to try some basic batik techniques using the same colour combinations! All dyeing will be done with procion dyes which work on natural fabrics. Price inclues refreshments and all dyes but not fabrics. 

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Gelli, block and collage

Time: 10:00-15:00

Date: Wednesday 8th August

Cost: £35 

Details: Spend the morning layering colour and pattern to create some wonderful papers and fabrics. Work with a Gelli plate or foam plate combined with block printing and plenty of mark making tools! Then after lunch we will use some of the papers to collage with. Including printing materials, practice paper/fabric, lunch and refreshments.

 

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  Experimental Textiles Day   

Time:10:00-15:30

Date:Saturday 18th August

Cost: £40

Details: join us for a colourful day of play. Experiment with a number of techniques including block printing, mark making and Gelli plate printing. All in rich Indian Summer inspired colours. Cost includes most materials.   

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Indigo Shibori   

Date: Thursday 23rd August 2018

Time: 10:00-15:00

Cost: £40

Details: Come and join us for a day of indigo dyeing. Experiment with the Japanese art of Shibori, where we fold and manipulate the fabrics to create beautiful patterns, you will leave with a fabulous collection of fabrics. You will be required to supply your own fabric. Includes lunch and refreshments. 


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  Lampshade: Print and make  

Time:10:00-15:30

Date:Saturday 8th September

Cost: £55

Spend a day at the studio printing your own fabrics, add some pretty details. Perhaps collage pieces together to make a lovely one of a kind lampshade. We will introduce you to block printing and thermofax screen printing. You will have plenty of time to experiment before making your wonderful lampshade. Includes all materials and refreshments.

Ts & Cs

Littleheath Barn Studio reserves the right to cancel a workshop, should we need to we will give as much notice as possible and will either refund your payment in full or offer an alternative date/workshop.

If you need to cancel please contact us at your earliest convenience and we will do our best to find an alternative workshop for you. Should you cancel within two weeks of the workshop date, payment is however non refundable unless your place can be filled, in which case we will refund your payment or book you onto another workshop