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Siân Martin offers a variety of learning opportunities:-
  • Workshops for your local group. All workshops will enable participants to explore creative ideas through embroidery techniques lasting one or two days. You can read about ideas of possible workshop topics by clicking here or you can contact Siân to discuss your individual requirements.

  • Illustrated Lectures for your regional event or local group. Siân is happy to include a brief demonstration as part of her talk. To discuss topics please contact Siân.

  • Online Courses with Distant Stitch. Learn and develop your skills by enrolling on a Distant Stitch course. Siân tutors Certificate and Diploma Courses in Embroidery and designing skills. There is the option of registering with City and Guilds. If you'd like details of these Courses, please look at the website - Distant Stitch. You can use the 'Contact Us' button for enquiries or use the details below. Two exciting offers -
    o Download a FREE Embroidery Project to make a colourful stitched bag.
    o Join our Summer School event in July and be inspired for the rest of the year!

  • Residential Masterclass weekends that meet three times a year near Bath. If you have some experience and want to develop your work with like-minded people, this small class will offer you individual support and development opportunities.
Interested? Please email or phone 01278 652089.

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For further details, call Liz on 0033 5 65 31 88 51

Art Van Go


Stitched Fabrics for Felt Making
Two Day Workshop Wed 2nd Dec - Thurs 3rd Dec
Tutor: Jeanette Appleton

Enjoy the surprises in the transformation of fabrics and hand stitched marks at each stage of the felt making process. You will consider the contrasts of surface and density in the various stitch types and threads.
Cost £115.00 (inc £5.00 materials charge)
Numbers will be limited to a maximum of 10

Kantha and Colour
Two Day Workshop Friday 4th Dec - Sat 5th Dec
Tutor: Dorothy Tucker

Kantha is a form of embroidered quilting, made in what was Bengal, from the good parts of old worn out sari. For a contemporary take on Kantha, you will be stitching patterns and grids into layers of soft, coloured cotton fabrics which will create exciting colour changes and textures.
Cost: 79.00

Tyvek Box
Two Day Workshop Tues 8th Dec - Wed 9th Dec
Tutor: Kim Thittichai

Tyvek has to be one of the most exciting products for textiles artists. By layering Tyvek with organza, machine stitching and then zapping with a heat gun, you will create remarkable textures and surfaces that are firm enough to make boxes or sculptural forms. Come and play!
Cost: £87.00 (inc £5.00 materials charge)

December Gathering
Fri 11th and Sat 12th Dec

We've got the dates for a Christmas 'Gathering' in the diary, but who wants to think about the arrangements for next Christmas when we're just getting over the last one! Mark the dates down and we'll give you the details nearer the time - much nearer!!

Art Van Go (WOW),
The Studios,
1 Stevenage Road,
Knebworth, Herts SG3 6AN, UK,
tel. 01438 814946,
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