KATE
ANDRE
Printing and Art textiles
Artist and Teacher

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

2019 SUMMER SCHOOL
in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
17-21 June 2019.  1 space available.
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
Quilts UK, Malvern
16-19 May 2019
- supplies also available at workshop space upstairs
Workshop 1

11.15am - 1 hour - £8
‘Marble & Make' 
Take home a marble style felt thread catcher/gift box...

Learn to create 'marble-effect' fabric in thius one hour taster class. This is a really easy and cheap method by which you can decorate all sorts and sizes of fabric easily at home.
Aprons and gloves provided.            Suitable for everyone (children with an adult please).

12.30pm - 1 hour - £8
Cut. Stamp. Colour and Stitch! 
Have a briliant time using pre-made stamps, or making and printing your own stamps
with this super easy method. We will then colour and stitch our designs to take away!
Perfect for making all sorts of craft and quilting projects.
Aprons and gloves provided.       Suitable for everyone (children with an adult please).
 
2-3pm - 1 hour - £8
Gel-Print & Stitch!
Spend a happy hour creating beautiful fabric using gel-plate, shapes, stencils and foliage.
Learn all the tricks so you can produce unique designs easily at home. We will print fabric and
then stitch into your work to produce a panel for a small book jacket, needle case, quilt panel
​or your own project.
Aprons and gloves provided.         Suitable for everyone (children with an adult please).

Exeter Spring Quilt Festival
22-24 February 2019
Workshop 1

11.15am - 1 hour - £8
‘Marble & Make' 
Take home a marble style felt thread catcher/gift box...

Learn to create 'marble-effect' fabric in thius one hour taster class. This is a really easy and cheap method by which you can decorate all sorts and sizes of fabric easily at home.
Aprons and gloves provided.            Suitable for everyone (children with an adult please).

12.30pm - 1 hour - £8
Cut. Stamp. Colour and Stitch! 
Have a briliant time using pre-made stamps, or making and printing your own stamps
with this super easy method. We will then colour and stitch our designs to take away!
Perfect for making all sorts of craft and quilting projects.
Aprons and gloves provided.       Suitable for everyone (children with an adult please).
 
2-3pm - 1 hour - £8
Gel-Print & Stitch!
Spend a happy hour creating beautiful fabric using gel-plate, shapes, stencils and foliage.
Learn all the tricks so you can produce unique designs easily at home. We will print fabric and
then stitch into your work to produce a panel for a small book jacket, needle case, quilt panel
​or your own project.
Aprons and gloves provided.         Suitable for everyone (children with an adult please).

Previous events:
Gel-printed & stitched needle-case workshop
A lovely relaxed one-day class with super results and a lot of giggles!
Nothing too taxing... just a play and stitch day... 
Procion dyeing day
Cotswold Branch, Embroiderer's guild
A fantastic full-on day with brilliant results! The students learnt all about Procion
​dyes, how to mix them, their uses, making colour runs, space dyeing, cram jar dyeing, ice-dyeing, thickening dyes for printing, breakdown printing and screen printing, and silk-dyeing.
Gel-plate printing day
Solihull Branch, Embroiderer's guild
Had a super time last Saturday in Solihull... we spent the whole day exploring different ways to use gel-plates to create designs on both paper and fabric. We created a booklet using all the techniques throughout the day, as well as whole cloth and individual pieces... using commercial and home-made plates. Bubble-wrap... pill-packaging... stencils... leaves... 'stalky-stuff'.... you name it... we printed it!
Spring Quilt Festival, Harrogate
22-24 February 2019
Workshop 1

11.15am - 1 hour - £8
‘Marble & Make' 
Take home a marble style felt thread catcher/gift box...

Learn to create 'marble-effect' fabric in thius one hour taster class. This is a really easy and cheap method by which you can decorate all sorts and sizes of fabric easily at home.
Aprons and gloves provided.            Suitable for everyone (children with an adult please).

12.30pm - 1 hour - £8
Cut. Stamp. Colour and Stitch! 
Have a briliant time using pre-made stamps, or making and printing your own stamps
with this super easy method. We will then colour and stitch our designs to take away!
Perfect for making all sorts of craft and quilting projects.
Aprons and gloves provided.       Suitable for everyone (children with an adult please).
 
2-3pm - 1 hour - £8
Gel-Print & Stitch!
Spend a happy hour creating beautiful fabric using gel-plate, shapes, stencils and foliage.
Learn all the tricks so you can produce unique designs easily at home. We will print fabric and
then stitch into your work to produce a panel for a small book jacket, needle case, quilt panel
​or your own project.
Aprons and gloves provided.         Suitable for everyone (children with an adult please).

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).

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'.