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Multi coloured textiles and fabrics

Textiles - Making Connections with Anne Kelly - Amelia Collections

Day of week:
The Amelia , Tunbridge Wells
Mixed Level
10:00 - 13:00
5 weeks

Working with award winning artist, author and tutor Anne Kelly and the collections on display at the newly reopened Amelia Arts Centre and Kent Adult Education, you will be designing, stitching and making a pincushion inspired piece with embroidery and hand stitching. The course will be offered online and in person with walks around the collections through Zoom online and in person at the centre with commentary by the tutor.

The tutor Anne Kelly is an artist, and author of ‘Connected Cloth’ and ‘Textile Nature’. She plans to share with you during this short course her love of fabric and stitch.

How will I be taught?

Craft courses provide an opportunity for you to learn and develop skills, techniques and understand how to design for a chosen craft. Tutors will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstration, instructions, and one to one guidance to help you work out your ideas.
Our courses are taught by qualified and experienced tutors most of whom are practising craftspeople.

What do I need to bring with me?

You will need:
A small sketchbook
Drawing materials and colours (pencils are fine)
Small pieces of fabric for pincushion in chosen colours
Hand stitching kit for embellishing
Wadding or toy stuffing for filling it
Chosen embellishments (ribbon, buttons beads)

What can I do next?

Further Art or Craft courses with KAE.

What do I need to join the course

All students are welcome on this course with or without an Art or Craft background as the course will be assume no knowledge.
It is important to note that craft courses are practical, requiring a degree of manual dexterity.

Getting to your course

Find us

The Amelia
The Amelia
Monson Road
Tunbridge Wells

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code TWL/123557/M/LC.