Drawing with Stitch | The Cube, Folkestone

Drawing with Stitch at The Cube, Folkestone

Drawing with Stitch at The Cube, Folkestone

Price: £93.00 Starts: 28/02/2020 Time: 10:00 - 12:30
Tutor: Kamilla Maria Nicola Sztyber Ends: 03/04/2020 Location: The Cube, Folkestone
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: FRI Duration: 6 weeks

About this course

On this course you will use free machine embroidery and hand stitching techniques to create ‘drawings’ onto textiles and other media. Students will look at the work of contemporary textile artists and will keep a sketchbook or notebook to record ideas, processes and progress. This course will investigate ways to combine a variety of media and techniques, such as trapunto, print and quilting, with stitched imagery to create exciting art textiles pieces.

- create line drawings using hand and machine stitch techniques
- combine mixed media with stitch
- experiment with a variety of techniques to create an individual style.
- create a final piece of work

How will I be taught?

The tutor will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstration, one to one guidance, group discussions and critiques.

What do I need to bring with me?

Students will need to bring small sewing equipment, such as sharp scissors for cutting fabric, pins, needles, a tape measure, chalk fabric pencil, sewing threads and a folder, paper and pens for notes and hand-outs. You will need a darning foot for your machine. You may need to provide further materials but please do not purchase anything until you have spoken to the tutor during the first session.

The tutor will have a selection of items for sale, such as zips, cotton calico, piping cord, some threads, wadding and interfacings.
There are a few sewing machines at the centre to use, but it is advisable to bring your own if possible. You will need a free embroidery (darning) foot compatible with your machine

What can I do next?

Your tutor will be able to advise.

What do I need to join the course

Everyone is welcome to join this course - no experience or knowledge of the subject is needed. It is important to note that craft courses are practical, requiring a degree of manual dexterity.

About the Tutor: Kamilla Maria Nicola Sztyber

Kamilla Sztyber has an MA in Fine Art and is qualified in Fashion Design and Dress Manufacture. An experienced designer with years of experience, Kamilla designed, made and retailed her creations in her boutiques in Vienna and now brings a wealth of experience to our Adult Education courses. Kamilla is currently developing another clothing range to be launched next Spring. Also a professional artist, Kamilla exhibits her work, mentors young people guiding them to develop their artistic talents. She was involved in this year’s Folkestone Triennial and Folkestone is an Art School with Bob and Roberta Smith.

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Getting there

The Cube
Tontine Street
CT20 1SD

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code FOL/74851/H/LC.
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