Friday, 14 August 2009

Textile Art Workshops - Jo McIntosh

Jo - St Ives September Festival 2007.
Film by Anna Chen.

Jo is a textile artist based in St Ives and is an inspiring and imaginative tutor.
Her approach is centred around her students and she loves passing on her skills:
"I get as much satisfaction from seeing my students realise that they too can be creative given the right help and support, as I do from making something myself."

Have fun ! Do something different !

She's running a series of textile art workshops during the festival.
Please book if you want to learn something new and creative.
If you have any questions please don't hesitate to get in touch.

Saturday 12th September. 10.00am - 4.00pm.
Felt Making.
Learn to make felt from first principles from merino fleece.
Then design and make your own unique seamless felt bag.

Tuesday 15th September. 10.00am - 4.00pm.
Silk Paper.
Imagine being able to make handmade paper in amazing colours and a lustrous sheen.
This is what silk fibres will produce when used for papermaking.
During the workshop you will learn how to make a sheet of silk paper and how to mould around an object to create a 3D piece.

Tuesday 22nd September. 10.00am - 4.00pm.
Water Soluble Fabric.
Learn how to make a bowl from this amazing material.

All these workshops are at Bedford Road in St Ives.
Cost is £30.00 per person including materials.
To book a place contact Jo:
01736 797122
07500 274601

Friday 25th September. 4.30pm - 7.30pm.
Learn how to make beaded jewellery and create your own design.
St Ives Library.
Cost: £10.00 per person.
To book contact the library: 0300 1234 111.

Jo runs workshops in St Ives throughout the year.
Dates and more about Jo and her work on her website:

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