This 7 week course is very practical. In this class students will learn a variety of textile decoration and embellishment techniques in order to create a unique piece of art. Using budget-friendly materials you will improve your understanding of using marbling technique to dye a piece of fabric to use as the base of your artwork, explore different methods of dyeing raw fleece, learn at least 3 different embroidery stitches and demonstrate at least 2 different fabric embellishment methods.
Beginners are also welcome as you will be guided step by step through each project.
Learners will be able to engage in hands-on projects and receive personalized guidance. Join a friendly community of learners to improve skills, exchange ideas, and showcase your creations.
1. Use a marbling technique to dye a piece of fabric to use as the base of your artwork
2. Explore different methods of dyeing raw fleece
3. Demonstrate at least 3 different embroidery stitches
4. Demonstrate at least 2 different fabric embellishment methods
5. Using all of the different techniques learned, create a unique collaged artwork
The tutor will provide materials and the tools you will need.
Instructions and other resources are available throughout the course on Canvas, the WEA digital resource, which you will also use to track your progress. The tutor will give constructive feedback on your work which will support you to improve and progress throughout the course
This is a 7 week course so learners should ensure that they will be available to complete the whole course.
After the course you may progress to a further course with the WEA.
What financial support is available?
We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey.
Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.
What other support is available?
All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.