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.

Payment: 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.

Booking: If you’d like to book a space onto one of the workshops at Littleheath Barn Studio, email contact@littleheathbarnstudio.com or call Liske on 07980772064 or Claire on 07713875119.

 

 

CRAFT FAIR

Littleheath Barn Studio and Friends are holding a craft fair.

Come and see what we have been up to and the lovely handmade makes on offer.

Friday 24th November 7PM -9PM

Saturday 25th November 10AM-1:30PM


Refreshments available with donations to Cancer Research, a charity so very close to our hearts.


Please come and join in on the festivities and support local crafters and makers.


2018 Workshops


**NEW COURSE FOR 2018**

Print and Dye Course - Wednesday Club

Time: 19:30-21:30  

Date:  One Wednesday evening a month on the following dates:

24 Jan, 28 Feb, 28 March, 25 April, 23 May, 27 June  

Cost: £110   

Details: Join Liske & Claire one evening a month to experiment with a variety of techniques with the aim to create a collection of 10 printed pieces of work. We will begin in January by dyeing a colour run of fabrics - these will then be brought back each month to be printed (block, screen, Lino, fab foam), and stitched into - you may also like to continue stitching in your own time.  Including all materials and refreshments.

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  Print a Pashmina /Scarf  **Fully Booked**

Time: 10:00 -15:00

Date: Saturday 13th January 2018

Cost: £40

Details: Join us at the studio to print your own bespoke scarf/pashmina. Work with our collection of thermofax screens and wooden printing blocks. Take time to perfect your design and leave with a ready to wear item! All materials, scarf, lunch and refreshments included. Suitable for all levels.  

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Gelli plate and block printing Day    

Time: 10:00-15:00

Date: Saturday 3rd February 2018

Cost: £40

Details: New for 2018! Spend a day layering colour and pattern to create some wonderful papers and fabrics to take away and use in other projects. Work with a Gelli plate or foam plate combined with block printing and plenty of mark making tools! Includes printing materials, lunch and refreshments.

  

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Dyeing Workshop

Time: 10:00-15:00

Date: Thursday 8th Feburary 2018

Cost: £35

Details: Begin with some ice dyeing, followed by a colour run or two as well as tray dyeing to create a wonderful collection. Lunch and refreshments included.

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Art Cloth and More  **only four places left**

Time: 10:00-15:00

Date: One Wednesday a month on the following dates: 14th Feb 21st March 18th April 16th May 20th June 

Cost: £175 

Details: On this course we will be working on a 5 layer cloth along with other pieces to co-ordinate. We will begin with dyeing a collection of fabrics before adding layers with thickened dyes and fabric paints to create wonderful pattern and texture. Printing techniques will include thermofax, breakdown printing and using was a resist. Refreshments and most materials included.

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Seasonal Collage :Spring  

Time: 10:00-15:30

Date: Saturday 3rd March 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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Seaside Squares **Fully Booked**

Time: 10:00-15:00

Date: Saturday 24th March 2018

Cost: £40

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 **Fully Booked**

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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Lampshade and Cushion print workshop

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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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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Indigo Shibori 

Date: Saturday 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 and refreshments.