Textiles Mixed Media - Beginners and Improvers | St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Textiles Mixed Media - Beginners and Improvers at St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Textiles Mixed Media - Beginners and Improvers at St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Price: £140.00 Starts: 25/09/2019 Time: 14:00 - 16:30
Tutor: Nadja Yeates Ends: 27/11/2019 Location: St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: WED Duration: 9 weeks

This course has started, but is still accepting enrolments. This course has already started but it may still be possible to join it. Please call 03000 41 2222 and ask to be put through to the Centre where the course is running.

About this course

Are you interested in textiles but need inspiration? This course is an introduction to mixed media textiles. You will participate in a variety of different textile workshops including block print, free motion embroidery and batik.

By the end of this course you should be able to :-

- Use a variety of textile methods including free motion embroidery, applique/reverse applique, batik, Shibori and felting.
- Understand how to combine textile processes and use them together in exciting ways to produce small textile pieces.
- Work on a personal textile project using techniques taught on the course.

How will I be taught?

This course will be taught using a variety of teaching methods including demonstrations, instruction, one to one guidance and group discussions.

Students will be encouraged to share ideas throughout the course.

Please let us know if you require special learning support to enable you to take part in this course.

What do I need to bring with me?

Please bring along a well-equipped sewing kit to include large and small scissors, hand and machine needles,seam ripper, tape measure, pins, threads and bondaweb. Please along bring paper scissors, a ruler, notebook, pencil and rubber. As the course continues you will need to buy fabric and haberdashery. The tutor will advise on these at the first session.

What can I do next?

We offer a variety of Textiles courses - your tutor will be able to advise.

What do I need to join the course

This course is suitable for all levels. All are welcome and everyone will be encouraged to achieve their full potential working on a project suitable for their previous experience. Please note as with all our craft courses, good manual dexterity is needed. This course at Maidstone is for anyone who would like to learn more about textiles or is looking for inspiration for their creative journey.

About the Tutor: Nadja Yeates

Nadja has 20 years experience working in design and garment construction. After graduating from a degree in fashion design she worked in New Zealand for a fashion company before successfully ran a business making bespoke fabric bags back in England.

In recent years she has worked freelance for companies such as French Connection as well as making si-fi costumes sold world wide. Nadja has taught art and textiles at further education level. Currently Nadja runs the children's wear business COPHOUGH with her partner.

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Getting there

St Faiths Adult Education Centre
St Faiths Street
ME14 1LH

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code MAI/76972/H/LC.
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