PAINT & STITCH WORKSHOP - SUN 26 AUG, 10am-4pm
Let Anna of Shiny Happy Art guide you through a happy, abstract painting on fabric then Lauren from Molly and Mama will teach you a selection of stitches to add to your original painting.
Join us in the studio to create beautiful Abstract Stitch Art! This class is perfectly suited to beginners in both painting and hand sewing.
We'll give you a fabric panel to fit a 40cm x 50cm frame to paint on and you can decide if that'll be for one large piece or several smaller projects. During class, Anna will provide professional paints and her expert tuition to help you select your colour palette, design your own abstract artwork for fabric and then paint your fabric panel. Then Lauren will teach you a range of simple stitch types and how use them to adorn your fabric artwork with embroidery floss.
You’ll receive a sewing kit that includes an embroidery hoop, floss, needles and more. It will also include our Top Tips for fabric painting and hand stitching, and a list of our favourite supplies. And you'll get to take home your special kit so that you can keep on stitching. Instructions will also be provided so that you can transform your abstract stitch art into embroidery hoop wall art, a simple envelope cushion, or a tote bag.
You may also choose to use it as a back panel on a denim jacket, in a lamp shade or even frame it for your wall. The options are endless.
We'll also whip up a healthy morning tea, so just BYO lunch (or pop up to Northpoint to get a little something) and we'll have everything else ready for you.
What you need to know:
WHERE - The Shiny Happy Studio is located at 1/3 Progress Court, Harlaxton, Toowoomba. Turn off Ruthven Street at 'Funberry Kids' opposite Downlands College (Mole Street), then take the first right (Peace Street, which then becomes Progress Court) and follow it all the way around to the end - you'll see the sign!
PAYMENT - Seats are limited, so please reserve your place and pay online. A minimum of 8 people are required for the session to run. If the workshop is cancelled a refund will be arranged.
PHOTOGRAPHY - Please understand that photographs will be taken throughout the session and a group photograph will be taken at the end. These photographs will be used for promotional purposes but you will not be identified by name without consent. Please let Anna know if you are not able to be included in these photographs.
AGE LIMITS - to ensure the comfort of all patrons over the length of the session I ask that all participants be high school aged or above for this workshop.
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CANCELLATIONS - Because of the special supplies we need to buy for this class, our cancellation policy is 7 DAYS before the date of the workshop. To cancel, please send an email and we will arrange a refund.
Any cancellations within a week of the workshop will not be refunded or transferred to another class. Sorry, NO EXCEPTIONS.
Just like a concert or theatre ticket, you are always welcome to send someone in your place if you or a family member is sick.
Because of limited seating availability, please note that “no call, no shows” will be charged the full amount of the session without a refund. Thanks for understanding.
Now let's paint and sew some art!
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