Tag Archives: Workshops

Hygge Panel Textile workshop

Hygge Panel Textile workshop

Create a patchwork panel/collage representing your happy place using simple textile techniques, to capture the essence of hygge though colour, textures and pattern/motifs. The panels are suitable to be framed and hung on the wall or attached to a cushion or bag as a visual reminder of the feeling of safety & wellbeing and encourage positivity.

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TIME – Exhibition of Textiles & Photography

TIME – Exhibition of Textiles & Photography

Joint exhibition of work by Nerissa Cargill Thompson & Simone Frater-Russell at Arc Centre in Stockport exploring the concept of time passing through photography & textile art.

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Craft Social at Salford Museum

Craft Social at Salford Museum

Wednesday, 14 March 2018 – 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Cost: £8, includes a hot drink and all materials. No booking required, Suitable for: ages 16+
This month I am guest host at Salford Museum and Art Gallery craft social. I will help you create a beautiful fabric apple to use as a paperweight or pincushion.

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Time – Exhibition at Arc

Time – Exhibition at Arc

At the end of January, I will be teaming up with fellow textile artist Simone Frater-Russell for an exhibition at Arc – Arts for Recovery in the Community in Reddish entitled Time as we both explore change over time, be that physical shape and appearance or the fleeting, ethereal and sometimes unreliable way individuals recall events or people.

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Floorcloth – Rotherham Schools Shakespeare Festival

Floorcloth – Rotherham Schools Shakespeare Festival

Rotherham Schools Shakespeare Festival is a yearly celebration of Shakespeare. Schools are grouped in ‘hubs’ of chosen play and each school takes on one act from the play to produce. I was commissioned to design and paint a floorcloth that would be suitable for all to use.

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Jumanji Carnival – Chorlton Park Primary School

Jumanji Carnival – Chorlton Park Primary School

Commission to design and run workshops to create props and costumes for a Jumanji themed carnival as part of a special art week based on the book.

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Loss & Inheritance Workshop, Manchester Craft & Design Centre

Loss & Inheritance Workshop, Manchester Craft & Design Centre

As part of the Loss & Inheritance exhibition exploring perception of age, we ran a drop-in print and stitch workshop. The squares were assembled into a patchwork and displayed at the private view of the exhibition.

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Recycled Fabric Apples – Health & Wellbeing workshop

Recycled Fabric Apples – Health & Wellbeing workshop

Developed as a Health & Wellbeing workshop to look at self worth. The fabric apples can be used as paper weights, pin cushions or just as decoration. Apples are associated with learning, growth & gifts. I asked everyone to consider their own gifts and write a positive message to seal inside their apple.

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