Fiona Nisbet

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creative textiles tutor

Based in
Whitchurch, Shropshire, United Kingdom
Also teaches in either mine or yours); negotiable for groups/workshops., individual lessons at home
Fiona Nisbet | creative textiles tutor

Rates: negotiable


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Talks, Demonstrations or Workshops
by Fiona Nisbet – Textile Artist - Designer/Maker

SPINNING: Creative and Colourful Yarns

WEAVING: What’s it all about: Which Loom? and How do you do that?

DYEING: with Natural Dyes
• Colours from the Garden
• No Mordants Needed
• Indigo and Woad

DYEING: with Synthetic Dyes
• Rainbow Dyeing and other effects

FELTED FABRICS:
Unique wool and silk fabrics and 3-D felted objects

SILK: from fibre to fabric
- Learn about the different silk fibres and their origins -

KNITTING/CROCHET: textured, colourful & exciting, including felted knits

All these topics can be adapted to suit your specific requirements
for talks, demonstrations and/or workshops

Group Classes

Feltmaking

Come and learn how to make felted fabrics! It’s quick, easy and fun! There are all sorts of things you can make using wool fibres: mats, small pieces for other textile work, pictures, purses, bags, book covers, book marks etc. Your imagination is the limit! Fiona is full of ideas and inspiration!

It's a: 
workshop
Venue: 
The Grange, Mount Pleasant Road
Location: 
Shrewsbury, Shropshire, United Kingdom
Date and time: 
Tuesday and Wednesday 17th and 18th February 2009 10am - 4pm
Rates: 
£44 (two days)

Crochet/Knitting for Beginners

Come and learn how to knit or crochet. I'll get you started and show you how to cast on, garter and purl stitches, how to increase and decrease and how to cast off. By the end of the course you will be able to complete a scarf or small bag and feel confident to try another project...! I'll also show you how to read a pattern.

Venue: 
The Gateway Arts and Crafts Centre
Location: 
Chester Street, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, United Kingdom
Date and time: 
13 Jan - 10 Feb 2009 Tuesday mornings 10am to 12.30pm
Rates: 
£53 full course

Experience

Textiles

Please enquire for specific experience. The workshops I've organised and run over the years are many and varied!

Dates: 
May 1994 - Jun 2009

Services

Aimed at: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced.


Last login: 8 years 35 weeks ago


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