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Stitch: Small Objects of Desire

July 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Take inspiration from everyday items to create your own stitched and stencilled ‘nature story’ on canvas with Cas Holmes. Found paper, fabric scraps, and found materials will be combined with stencils, mark making and stitching to develop new ideas will be constructed onto canvas.

Please bring to the workshop:

A waterproof pen scissors, regular sewing thread, pins and needle.A few hand threads in your preferred colour range

Small portable kit of painting media you may like to use (can be watercolour, Koh I Noor, Inktense whatever you have)

Also useful camera for documentation, notebook, drawing media.

Sewing machine (optional)

Collection of waste papers and gathered fabric scraps: Examples. Brown wrapping paper or large brown envelopes, tissue paper, patterned paper bags, photocopies of images relating to your theme, magazines, oriental specialist papers, sweetwrappers,  prints, lace, scraps of cotton, linen, silk fabrics with or without prints- various sizes. All should fit into one small bag


July 29, 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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The Huguenot Museum
95 High Street
Rochester, Kent ME1 1LX United Kingdom