Thursday, September 12, 2013

Tapestry Weaving Workshop, Cork

Tapestry Weaving Workshop with Master Weaver Joan Baster
 Friday the 25th & Saturday the 26th of October
Master weaver Joan Baxter is coming back to Ireland to teach a tapestry weaving workshop in my studio Dancing Threads in Midleton suitable for beginning as well as  experienced weavers.
Joan is a Scottish tapestry artist whose work is exhibited and owned worldwide. She is well known for her beautiful landscape tapestries and her subtle colour work. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from one of the best weavers and most talented artists!

25 - 26 October: HORIZONS
Using collage we will make a simple composition with three elements. We will then weave a small tapestry based on our design. This exercise will include both technical and design elements – straight edges, flat surfaces, neat joins and well-constructed shapes as well as colour and interpretation.
The class is suitable for all learners including beginners

Students should bring:
Tapestry frame - a plain, simple, stout frame, preferably without nails or grooves.
Sketch book and glue stick

Tutor will supply:
Materials for making collage
A selection of my own hand-dyed weft yarns
Tapestry bobbins

Dates:  Friday the 25th & Saturday the 26th of October
Time: from 9.30 am till 4.30 pm
Food: Soup (vegetarian and gluten-free) and bread will be provided, please bring any other lunch you would like to have on the two days
Price: € 150 
A €50 deposit will be asked to guarantee your place.
For more information or to book contact 
Pascale De Coninck
Dancing Threads Handweaving Studio

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