Events followed by tuition

18th November - 6th January 2018

Contemporary Textiles at New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham.

Liz is delighted to be invited to show work at this established gallery. Known for selecting contemporary art and craft of the highest quality, the gallery team has handpicked artists and makers from across the country. Presenting a range of knitted, woven, printed, felted and stitched textiles for you and your home, this exhibition showcases the variety of techniques within the field of textiles. The makers chosen for this exhibition are concerned primarily with process, blending a combination of traditional techniques and contemporary design. 

Looking for that special Christmas gift? A must see Christmas show for all lovers of art and craft.

More Information from:

New Ashgate Gallery
Waggon Yard
Farnham
Surrey
GU9 7PS

01252 713208

Tue-Sat, 10am-5pm

25th November 2017 - 31st January 2018

Liz joins artists at Heritage Courtyard Studios in Wells for their annual Christmas exhibition. Reflecting the theme of Winter Liz will show textiles for giving and collecting.

Heritage Courtyard Studios
6 Heritage Courtyard
Sadler Street
WELLS
BA5 2RR

Tel: (0)7974 255016

24th March - 7th May 2018

Liz's fashion designs will be part of a fabulous showcase of curated work from Devon Guild members whose work highlight the innovative workmanship and outcome of the commissioning process.

Commissioned work will be on show alongside samples and portfolios where makers present their stories and share the drama and challenges of the creative journey.

More information from:

The Devon Guild of Craftsmen
Riverside Mill
Fore Street
Bovey Tracey
Devon
TQ13 9AF

01626 832223

21st - 25th January 2018

Explore the rich textural qualities offered by the nuno felt technique and learn how to add structure and shape to fine felted fabric using couture pattern cutting techniques.

Use these skills to create unique fabric and make a bespoke garment or accessory collection. Advice will be given on toile construction and innovative ways to use decorative placement in your garment construction. Handy tips and hints for working with felt will enable you to enhance texture and shape in your design.

West Dean College
Nr Chichester

West Sussex
PO18 0QZ

Please book directly with: West Dean College

17th January 2018

Learn how to prepare wool and silk fibres and apply traditional techniques of wet felting to make a beautiful cobweb scarf.

Full details available on the poster.

Heritage Courtyard Studios
6 Heritage Courtyard
Sadler Street
WELLS
BA5 2RR

Tel: (0)7974 255016

Bookings:
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7th - 9th May 2018

Softly sculptured accessories with drama and style. Create a stunning accessory that is both sumptuous and easy to wear. Learn how to add structure and shape to fine felted fabric using hand pleating and resist stitch techniques to manipulate the felted surface.

Liz is delighted to be invited to participate in the post-conference workshop programme for the 2018 International Feltmakers Association AGM event.

Skånes Hemslöjdsförbund
Landskrona gamla stationshus
Österleden 10
261 35 Landskrona

+46 (0)70-910 46 66
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www.hemslojdeniskane.se

21st - 25th May 2018

Liz will present one of her best-loved courses “Textile Translations” at the idyllic Manoir de Kerledan, Brittany and share with you her passion for felt making and surface design. Explore one of the oldest art forms known to man to produce dynamic design and surface effects using contemporary hand felting techniques. An imaginative and stimulating journey within a wide creative context. Delivered to suit any level of experience from beginner to advanced practitioner. 

Join Liz on this stimulating 5 day workshop to discover the joy and satisfaction of creating your own cloth from fibre to felt and create a personal art work for interior projects inspired by you!

For advance reservations and further information, please contact:

MANOIR DE KERLEDAN,
ROUTE DE KERLEDAN
29270 CARHAIX-PLOUGUER,
FINISTERE, BRITTANY, FRANCE

0033 (0)2 98 99 44 63

www.kerledan.com
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20th - 22nd April 2018


Pleated Scarves (3 days)

Softly sculptured accessories with drama and style. Create a stunning accessory that is both sumptuous and easy to wear. Learn how to add structure and shape to fine felted fabric by using hand-pleating and resist stitch techniques to manipulate the felted surface.

Level: suitable for all.

To book, please  contact:
Martina Lehner
Stahlmühle 4
A-4170 Haslach an der Mühl
textiles-zentrum-haslach.at
+43 (0)664 5135796
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6th - 10th August 2018
Through the Surface (Summer School week 2)

Layers, pattern and resists with nuno felt and stencilling. Explore two of the oldest art techniques known to man to produce dynamic templates and surface effects with contemporary hand felting techniques. Working with nature and the man-made landscape, create your own patterns to inspire distinctive surface design for interior projects or decorative placement in garment construction.

West Dean College
Nr Chichester

West Sussex
PO18 0QZ

Please book directly with: West Dean College

*booking opens soon.

20th - 24th August 2018

PART 1 : Surface Design - distinctive fabric design for couture (2 days)

Students will design and make their own distinctive fabrics for couture production.

This workshop will inform the garment making workshop Part 2.  A pattern template will be provided for participants to customise and create their own unique garment.

PART 2: Concepts in Couture - distinctive garment design (3 days)

Students will design and make a customised garment.

Quietly understated or wildly sensational – innovative concepts in couture design that will enrich the felt-making portfolio! 

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La Couech (31310)

Montbrun Bocage

France

Please book directly on:

+(33) 561 981 222
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