Creative Embroidery | Module 2
Cockpit Arts Holborn, Northington Street, London WC1N 2NP
Dates 4 Wednesdays 5,12,19,26 September | 6-8:30pm
Course Fee £250
Places 5 students
This course is aimed at textile enthusiasts who wish to use stitch in a creative way to embellish and express. The course will introduce you to traditional hand embroidery stitches, their creative combinations and interpretations with particular emphasis on Indian embroidery. Resources would include Ekta’s personal textile archives that she has collected and inherited as well as books from eminent authors. Ekta will also discuss the work of relevant artists, designers and artisans. You will make small samples and record instructions for future reference. Each class would introduce new techniques. Students will be encouraged to experiment and develop their own expressions using the vocabulary of stitch they have learnt. You will get lots of one-on-one support and top tips. You need not have done Module 1 beforehand to attend.
Module 2 will cover techniques including Mirror Work (Shisha), Appliqué and Fabric Manipulation.
All materials and access to tools are included. All levels are welcome.
About your tutor
Ekta Kaul is an award winning textile artist and an experienced tutor. She set up her studio practice in 2008 after winning the Craft Council’s prestigious business set up award Next Move. Her work is held in several private collections and is stocked at some of the best galleries in the UK and the US. Ekta regularly exhibits at national and international events and works from her studio in Bloomsbury, Central London.
- Fabrics, sewing supplies
- Use of specialist tools and equipment
- List of suppliers
- Tea, coffee, biscuits
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