The following Summer School courses in textiles, accessories and basketry are being taught by 62 Group members at the City Lit, Keeley Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 4BA
tel: 020 7492 2600; Visual Arts: 020 7492 2700
VX121 Structural textiles: using heat setting techniques
Explore the creative potential of crumpling, crushing, pole wrapping, stitching, colouring, tying in and using origami moulds to shape fabrics using heat processes. Create innovative fabric structures for fashion, accessories, interiors or sculptural textiles.
4 Tuesdays 10/06/14 – 01/07/14 10.30-16.30. Tutor: Caroline Bartlett
VX190 Flowers: embellished and embroidered textile miniatures
Draw, design and make small colourful stitched textiles inspired by flowers. Learn how to use the embellisher machine with fabrics and hand stitching to produce miniature artworks or accessories.
4 Tue; 08/07/14 – 29/07/14, 18.00-21.00. Tutor: Louise Baldwin
VX196 Creative fabric screen printing: print a cushion panel
Enjoy the fun of drawing, painting with a squeegee, mixing pigment dyes and using stencil screen-printing techniques to create a fabric cushion panel.
Sat/Sun 26/07/14 – 27/07/14, 10.30-16.30. Tutor: Rachael Howard
VX168 Printing with dyes: polychromatic fabric printing
Experiment with polychromatic print onto fabric and paper, exploring the creative potential of Procion dyes, silk screen printing and water colour effects. Develop personal designs, textile samples through mark making, hand painting, resists, stencils and layering.
Sat/ Sun 02/08/14 – 03/08/14, 10.30-16.30. Tutor: Dawn Dupree
VX152 Textiles: heat transfer processes on fabric
Experiment with a range of heat transfer processes including flock printing and foiling, photo transfer and sublimation using a heat press. Create a selection of fabric samples and surfaces for fashion, interiors or textile art.
Sat/Sun 09/08/14 – 10/08/14, 10.30-16.30. Tutor: Dawn Dupree
VX160 Accessories: embellished buttons
Create a set of unique and beautiful covered buttons using a variety of textile techniques including Bondaweb applique, carbon paper printing, fabric crayons and hand stitching.
Fri 25/07/14, 10.30-16.30, Tutor: Rachael Howard