• Linen Paper with Stitch - Tutor Corinne Young
    02/11/2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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About The Workshop:

In this workshop, Corinne will guide you through making pieces of your own paper using linen fibre. You will then be able to use your beautiful paper to make a 3D flower or seed head using hand or machine embroidery.

Dates and Times:
Sat 2 November
10 – 4pm

Skill level: No experience necessary, this workshop is suitable for all.

Learning Curve:
Learn how to create your own fibre paper under the expert guidance of Corinne, who will show you how she creates textures and patterns within the paper. Once you have made and dried your paper Corinne will show you how to create a 3D floral image using your beautiful transparent hand made paper using machine or hand stitch.

Your Artist – Corinne Young

I am a textile artist from the UK. I create embroidered 3D artwork, bespoke furnishings and accessories.I have always loved to stitch, and have done so ever since I can remember. My father and several ancestors on both sides of my family worked in the textile industry, and my mother, aunt and grandmother were all keen needlewomen.I completed a degree in Textile Design in 2003. I also have qualifications and work experience in interior design and decoration and gallery curation.My work is inspired by two major things – the flowers and insects I study in my garden, and the artefacts to be found in historic houses. The floral aspect gives my work its colour, texture and form, and the methods I use, the style of the work and its 3D quality comes from the study of historic artefacts such as 17th century stump work caskets. I like to use vintage fabrics and papers to create my work, and also love to stitch into my handmade linen paper, which I make in large sheets in my studio.

What’s Included?

  • The fibres and materials needed to create your paper will be supplied there will be a £5 charge payable to Corinne on the day
  • Lovely tea, coffee and cake

 You will need;

  • Basic sewing kit (including scissors, needles, thread, pins etc)
  • Machine or hand embroidery threads
  • Sewing machine, (optional).
  • Hair dryer
  • Lunch

Venue:  

Address:
The Avenue, Churchtown, Garstang, Lancashire, PR3 0HR, United Kingdom