Inspiring Art

Upcoming Workshops/Events

Get creative – sign up for winter workshops for 2018.

Comments from workshop participants:

“I really enjoyed this workshop – feel inspired and learnt lots of new skills” – Ruby

“What a lovely way to spend a Saturday morning! Very addictive and I have produced some beautiful art. I could sit all day silk painting” – Jennifer

“I thoroughly enjoyed the Indian block printing course. Easy to follow teaching, lots of choice of materials, no pressure to follow any particular idea, I felt enabled to enjoy and produce artwork at my own speed” – Isobel

“As always, brilliant, fab range of fabrics and trims, clear instructions made it very easy to understand, help always available, inspiring examples and ideas – looking forward to the next class” – Jacqui

“Loved it today, learned a new skill I will use forever” – Kelly

Dye and Block Print a Silk Scarf

Dye a generous 2 metre length of heavyweight habotai silk using vibrant silk paints, then iron to dry and fix the dyes. Next learn the art of successful block printing on a trial sample, choosing from over 200 hand-carved Indian printing blocks. Finally use fabric paints and metallic lumiere colours to add block printed designs to create your own unique scarf, and learn how to turn a rolled hem on silk.

Date: Sunday 2nd Dwcember 2018

Time: 1pm – 4pm

Venue: The Artshed at Wistow, Wistow Gallery, Wistow Rural Centre, Kibworth Road, Wistow, Leicestershire.LE8 0QF.

Fee: £35.00 (inclusive of all materials and tuition).

For more information about this course or

to book: email

or Tel: 07999840140

Workshops coming for 2019 – look out for dates at Wistow Gallery, Dotty Gallery and Newarke Houses Museum :

Folk Art Free Machine Embroidery

Free Machined Mini Art Quilt

Stunning Silk Painting

Dye and Block Print a Silk Scarf

From Print to Stitch – Indian Inspirations (kantha and shisha stitched textiles)

Block Print an Apron

Beautiful Applique Bags

Mixed-Media Journal Covers

Singed Organza Corsage/Hair Clip

….and more to come!