Textile Story Flags with Nia Lewis

7th February / 9th May at Stiwdio 3, Cardigan
10am – 3pm

In this workshop you will create a beautiful textile story flag using your own photographs. This technique is the perfect way to commemorate an event or place that’s important to you. Tell the story by transferring your photographs onto fabric and embellishing them with stitch or paint.

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Bring along photos and any flat(ish) keepsakes you might want to immortalise in your story, don’t worry they won’t be damaged in the process. You might have a Christening gown or a special fabric to include.  

Suitable for beginners to experts and everyone in-between, no matter what your previous experience we’ll help you find the best way to tell your story. 

• Learn how to copy photos and imagery onto fabric
• Learn how to embellish your imagery with hand or machine stitch
• Learn how to use paint to add subtle colour to your fabric pieces

You must please bring photos to be copied!

You could also bring if you wish…Keepsakes, items to be included in the wallhangings, basic sewing kit, embroidery threads, needles, pins, sewing machine, stash of fabric for embellishments. We have sewing machines here and plenty of fabric bits and bobs but please bring your own if you wish to incorporate them into your creation.

Teas provided. Delicious cakes and lunches are available to purchase from the Stiwdio 3 café should you wish.

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