Marbling Madness! Marbling is a popular workshop which we have ran 5 times in different locations. We use carrageenan in the water which thickens it meaning we can create really intricate and stunning designs. It is a wonderfully relaxing workshop.
Playing with Clay! This workshop gives people a chance to be social while making whatever they wish from clay. Anna shows everyone all how to “wedge” the clay…which meant they had a very enjoyable time throwing clay around..before making something with it. There is no pressure to create something finished […]
We created contributions to the Stitch a Tree project by Thread Bearing Witness. The project aimed to connect communities and individuals across the UK to show support for displaced people around the world. Participants were invited to stitch a tree which will be arranged into a large embroidery called Forest […]
This month we were delighted to be joined by Artist Helen Walsh who came by to show us some intriguing book creating techniques! (More info about Helen can be found here – www.delicatestitches.co.uk) We had a wonderful time creating ingenious fold out sketchbooks and envelope books out of a vast array of […]
This month we got together to create a fabric patch for the Cumbria people’s patchwork! The people’s patchwork being created by The Quilters Guild and BBC Cumbria to celebrate 50 years of local radio sewing communities together. We created a 10″/25cm patch featuring something we love about the Cumbria like sheep, fells, rivers, […]
This month we combined science and creativity as we all created electric sculptures! Basically, you create an electric circuit using salt dough as your wires. By using conductive and non-conductive dough cleverly, you can create dough sculptures which light up, buzz or even move! We had a fun and challenging […]