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Workshop on the Web is a quarterly publication that is only available on the internet. It features the very best tutors from all points of the compass, with step-by-step workshops showing details of techniques. These include hand and machine stitching, surface decoration, innovation in all its forms and make a point of showing how to work with new materials. Mixed media and paper arts are also included.

After this introductory issue, the workshop articles and the reviews will be password controlled. Your subscription brings you the password. A subscription costs only £22.50 (British pounds) for a whole year. (Click the subscribe now button for equivalents in other currencies.) Each issue (there are four each year) has at least seven complete workshops and an interview, in addition to the features listed above.

Have a look at them all but, perhaps, click on the pic to start with the workshop tasters below.
Note that the Product, News & Views and Book reviews were published in the December 2015 issue.




Maggie Grey
Working with
Prisme Paints
Part 1
with
Maggie
Grey


Kate Crossley
Creating a
Curiosity
Box
with
Kate
Crossley


Angie Hughes
Put a Stamp
on it
with
Angie
Hughes




Gwen
Inspired
Stitch
with
Gwen
Hedley


Jane Wild

Collagraph
Experiments
with
Jane
Wild


Angela
Canvaswork
& Machine
Embroidery
with
Angela
Bentley




Hilary H

Darning
Techniques
with
Hilary
Hollingworth


Sherrill
Gorgeous
Wall
Hangings
with
Sherrill
Kahn


Juliette Orton

3D
Landscapes
with
Juliette
Orton



IN THIS ISSUE

In this edition, Lesley Patterson-Marx shows us her matchbox books, Ro Bruhn is journal making with paper and fabric pages, Claire Muir makes stitched masks, Nodeen Salmon is figure doodling with machine embroidery, Angie Hughes shows us her seashore techniques, Ines Seidel creates patterns with paper shapes and Maggie is layering up textiles - working from the background up to complete a piece of work. Instead of a Celebrity Interview, we are taking a closer look at the Opus Anglicanum exhibition on at London's Victoria and Albert Museum. We also have the usual bumper crop of Products, Books, News and Exhibition reviews.



d4daisy


'Long Diaries and Tall Tales' is a new book by Maggie Grey with a theme of visual diaries and story-telling. In some cases, there are travellers' tales to be told in the form of stitched, mixed-media panels that form a diary of a journey. These are busy, bustling pieces designed to bring back memories. Myths and legends also feature in the book, telling tall tales. Ideas are shared on the construction of pieces and step-by-step sequences cover many of the techniques used. Photographs and inkjet prints give a very personal aspect and Maggie has lots of ideas for new methods for presenting them. These are augmented by small areas of stitching and this is a great way to use up the samples that we all have tucked away in the cupboard. Put together with the photographs, these provide texture and contrast for some interesting and rewarding pieces. Find out more on www.d4daisy.com.





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