August 19-23, 2024

Madeline island school of art

In this workshop we will use different printing and painting techniques like mark making to create surfaces and textures that we will use to create a small quilt. We will also explore natural dyeing and use modifiers and binders to create patterns. The piece will be sewn into a wall hanging and the sewn elements will be combined with embroidery.

2024

BLOCK PRINTING AND INDIGO OVERDYE

In this workshop you will learn how to create your own pattern using block printing and over dyeing with indigo. This is a three hour workshop and will take place in our Toronto studio. All materials will be provided and no experience is required.

Dates: Jan. 27, Feb. 10, Mar. 2 - 10-1pm
Location : 798 Dundas Street West, Toronto

2024

BOTANICAL EMBROIDERY WORKSHOP

This embroidery course explores shape and form and combining it with coloured thread to create botanically inspired stitched designs. Students will learn a variety of beginner and intermediate stitches including stem stitch, picot, french knot and turkey work just to name a few. No experience is required and a kit will be included.

Dates: Feb. 24 10-2pm
Location: 798 Dundas Street West, Toronto

2024

VISIBLE MENDING

In this workshop you will learn the basics on repairing your garments. You will learn to repair your well loved sweaters and pants by using the weave mend, scottish darning and replicate stitch on knitwear. I will also show you how to patch holes in your woven fabrics like denim and shirts.  All supplies included and no experience is required.

Date : Jan. 28, Mar. 3 10-1pm
Location: 798 Dundas Street West, Toronto