Carlisle – Sept – Eco-Dyeing

We had a great time this September in Carlisle learning about eco fabric dying with artist Helen Walsh! We created a uniquely printed bag using foraged leaves and kitchen waste and a solar dye jar which harnesses the power of the sun to create interesting patterns on fabric!

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 […]

April 2018 – Cumbrian Art Attack

This month we created out own Cumbrian Art Attack! Inspired by Neil Buchanan on his programme Art Attack, we created a massive artwork about Cumbria on the floor of the engine bay at Eden Arts! We made a list of many things we love about Cumbria and spent an hour and a […]

January 2018 – Stitch a Tree

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 […]

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, rivers, […]

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!

January 2017 – Crocheting Penrith Purple!

In our January Session we learnt how to crochet with the help of the wonderful Sandra Kendal. 5 of the people who attended had never crocheted before, after the 2 hours they could crochet! It was all in aid of #turnpenrithpurple which saw Penrith covered in purple crochet and knitting in […]