Tag Archives: dyes & paints

Starting January : Colourfun! with Christine Chester

Starting January : Colourfun! with Christine Chester

Learning to create your own, uniquely coloured cloth is one of the most exciting steps you can take in your journey as a creative quilter or textile artist. As well as being enormous fun, it is incredibly creative and satisfying to be able to produce fabric that reflects your personal tastes, interests and imagery – fabric… Continue Reading

New courses for 2015 : Colourfun! and Baby Jane

New courses for 2015 : Colourfun! and Baby Jane

We’re always trying to give our students something different to try, so we’ve just arranged to run two exciting new courses next year with teachers who are new to us as well. Coming from opposite ends of the traditional/contemporary quilts spectrum, Baby Jane is a Day-of-the-Month class based on the design of the 1863 Jane A Stickle Quilt, and Colourfun! is… Continue Reading

2/3 April 2014 : Snow White Bird with Catherine Nicholls

2/3 April 2014 : Snow White Bird with Catherine Nicholls

Canadian textile artist and popular teacher, Catherine Nicholls, will be back at The Bramble Patch early this April with a new workshop called Snow White Bird. This is the last workshop of Catherine’s we have booked at the moment so if you’ve been thinking of doing a class with her, this is the time as… Continue Reading

14/15 March 2014 : Making Your Mark with Linda Maynard

14/15 March 2014 : Making Your Mark with Linda Maynard

Can’t draw, won’t draw? No problem! You don’t need to be able to draw to create personal imagery for quilt fabrics and textile art. If you are nervous about design Making Your Mark, a 2-day workshop with Linda Maynard, is the ideal opportunity to learn lots of techniques for mark-making on paper and fabric, and to spend two… Continue Reading

7 February 2014 : Vintage Floral with Hilary Beattie

7 February 2014 : Vintage Floral with Hilary Beattie

We still have a few places left for this new workshop with award-winning art quilter Hilary Beattie on Friday 7 February 2014. Hilary has quickly gained a loyal following of admirers who are inspired by both the combination of realist and abstract imagery and characteristic use of fabric and pattern in her work. Vintage Floral is a one-day… Continue Reading

20 November 2013 : Daisy Bookwrap with Angie Hughes

20 November 2013 : Daisy Bookwrap with Angie Hughes

Angie Hughes, one of our most popular tutors, and author of Stitch, Cloth, Paper and Paint, will be teaching Daisy Bookwrap, a 1-day workshop on Wednesday, 20 November sharing some of the techniques from her book to make a twinkling little wrap for a notebook, diary or sketchbook. This is a fun workshop experimenting with… Continue Reading

Starting September: Paint, Stick, Stitch with Viv Denscombe

Starting September: Paint, Stick, Stitch with Viv Denscombe

Are you fascinated by art journals and mixed media, but convinced that it’s not for you because you can’t draw? What about if you enjoy dabbling with paints and collage, but stitching is really your first love? Then Viv Denscombe‘s course – Paint, Stick, Stitch – at The Bramble Patch is perfect for you! Using… Continue Reading

Starting May: Paint, Stick and Stitch with Viv Denscombe

Starting May: Paint, Stick and Stitch with Viv Denscombe

Are you fascinated by art journals and mixed media, but convinced that it’s not for you because you can’t draw? What about if you enjoy dabbling with paints and collage, but stitching is really your first love? Then Viv Denscombe‘s new weekly course, Paint, Stick and Stitch, at The Bramble Patch is perfect for you! … Continue Reading

Starting 23 January: Inspired by Art with Edwina Mackinnon

Starting 23 January: Inspired by Art with Edwina Mackinnon

We still have a few last spaces left on this exciting new day-a-month course with Edwina Mackinnon, perfect for anyone looking to expand their quilt-making skills and design confidence. Over the six months, you will learn to develop your own ideas for quilt based on your favourite artists’ work – including simple ways to develop original… Continue Reading