Printing and Art textiles
Artist and Teacher

Find me at a Show or Event near you.....

in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
17-21 June 2019.   2 spaces remaining
Come and join Kate at her home studio and spend the week creating this fantastic Autumn tree hanging to take home.

Over the course of the week, we will cover the following:

Learning about Procion dyeing and ice dyeing
Gel-plate printing
Rust dyeing
Thermofax/silk-screen printing
Working with Lutrador
Composition and asembling your design
Stitching and Free motion machine embroidery

Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri spent in the studio
Wednesday - day off with optional outing (café/entry fees not included in my fee)

Price £200 per person
Includes all materials, refreshments & soup lunch
List of local accomodation available

Tewkesbury - on the edge of the Cotswolds
Springfields Christmas Quilt Show, Spalding
7-8 December 2018
Workshop 1
11.15am - 1 hour - £7.50
‘Seasonal printing project’ -  Gel-plate printing workshop
Learn how to mono-print on paper and fabric using a gel-plate and print your own unique makeup bag/pencil case to take home. You can use it yourself or give away as a gift!
Aprons and gloves provided.            Suitable for everyone (children with an adult please).

12.45-1.45pm - 1 hour - £7.50
‘Mixed-media magic’  - print, colour and stitch workshop
Using seasonal stamps, Kate will show you how to print a charming image onto your fabric. Using Inktense permanent dye pencils we will then colour our designs ready for simple hand-stitching and embellishing. Take away your finished project in a sweet embroidery hoop to keep.
Aprons and gloves provided.       Suitable for everyone (children with an adult please).
2-3pm - 1 hour - £7.50
Indigo dyeing workshop
Kate will show you her tried-and-tested super-quick-and-easy method for mixing up the
indigo dye. You can then spend a happy half-hour tying your fabric before immersing it
in the indigo. After rinsing, your fabric will be ready for you to take home. 
Kate will then show you a number of snowflake patterns for you to take away
​and hand-stitch at home.
Aprons and gloves provided.         Suitable for everyone (children with an adult please).

Previous events:
Autumn Quilt Festival, Duxford
26-28 October 2018
Classes and stand as described above - with a Christmassy twist!

Autumn Quilt Festival, Malvern
​19-21 October 2018
Autumn has set in and it's time to get those stitching projects underway!

Sewing retreat in Cornwall
​17-24th September
4 1/2 days of dyeing, printing, stitching and having a great time!

Great Northern Quilt & Needlecraft show, Harrogate
31 August -2 September 2018
Dyeing workshop
​at Bradford Industrial Museum
August 2018
Fantastic day with the Weavers and Spinners... such a lovely busy group!
Dyeing workshop
​at Busy Bees Patchwork - Duffryn, Newport
5 May 2018 - contact 01633 810 801 for availability
Learn all about printing and dyeng with Procion dyes in this all-day workshop based in the grounds of the National Trust's 'Tredegar House'.