textiles

Allonby – May 2019 – Image Transfer

This month we had a grand time having a go at image transfer using acrylic matt medium. It is not a simple technique to get perfect, but everyone did so well! We also embellished our work with melted wax crayons, fabric pens and embroidery. It was a lovely evening of […]

June 2018 – Apron Constructing

One of our aims for Myriad Studio is to try and be as friendly to the earth as possible – plastic free(ish), carbon neutral and kind! Something we wanted to do to help achieve this was to make our own fabric aprons out of the masses of fabric we had […]

January 2018 – Stitch a Tree

This month we created contributions to the Stitch a Tree project by Thread Bearing Witness. This project aims to connect communities and individuals across the UK to show support for displaced people around the world. Participants are invited to stitch a tree which will be arranged into a large embroidery […]

July 2017 – Cumbrian Patchwork

  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, […]

June 2017 – Weaving

This month we had a go at weaving with the wonderful Maud Mercier! She had created cardboard looms for us and provided lots of wool for us to use. It was a wonderfully relaxing evening of chatting and weaving!