Naturally – Dyed Quilt Making with Ciara Callaghan
Five week Creative Course
Autumn 5-week Term 1:
21 September – 21 October 2020
Autumn 5-week Term 2:
2 November – 2 December 2020
Half Term: 26–30 October 2020 (no teaching)
We are committed to working with our artists and communities in continuing to provide opportunities for creativity during these challenging times. Together, we have been working throughout lockdown in reconfiguring our courses to ensure the safety of all concerned without compromising on quality. Find out more about our new safety measures.
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Who is this class suitable for?
Suitable for complete beginners or anyone just needing a creative ‘jumpstart’ welcome.
What will be covered in the class?
Over the course of five weeks students will make their own bespoke, naturally – dyed quilt. In the first week, the participants will dye their fabric using shibori techniques to achieve the desired patterns, following this they will learn how to quilt the layers together using sashiko-a mindful, hand stitching technique and then how to hand bind the piece in order to create a beautifully finished work.
What will I need to bring?
Gallery, wheelchair accessible.
Ciara Callaghan is a fibre artist based in Milton Keynes. She uses needlework and natural dyeing to explore themes around female empowerment, dream imagery and fluxes of reality.