Workshops in 2017

Wild Dyes
Saturday 29th July 2017
 Experiment with local plants, rusty metal and food waste to create exciting patterns on cloth. You will have the chance to try different techniques to create lovely, delicate colours and learn how to do simple dyeing at home with basic equipment.
Festival of Quilts
10-13th August 2017
Full details & links to book  can be found here
One hour introduction to trapunto quilting
Thursday 10th 10.30am, Friday 11th 10.30am & Sunday 13th 10.30am. £13 per workshop
In the Shadows.  Reverse appliqué with transparent fabrics.
Ruth Singer Criminal Quilt

Talk: Criminal Quilts: The story behind the Fine Art Quilt Masters winner 2016.

Friday 11th 13.30. £8


Quilt Association Summer School
Experimental Quilting 

31 August 2017 – 2 September 2017.
Minerva Arts Centre, Llanidloes, Wales. £205

Criminal Quilts 2

Fresh approaches to traditional and modern quilting techniques with a focus on design and innovation. This course will cover trapunto or Italian quilting, corded quilting, shadow trapunto, reverse applique, cut surface quilting and layering with transparent fabrics, using unusual materials including leather and lace and working by hand and machine to create interesting textures and effects. To reserve your place please email quilts@quilt.org.uk or ring 01686 413467.


Talks and workshops for groups

After 12 years of running hundreds of workshops and talks, I am cutting down on these to concentrate on other projects and community work. I have limited availability for new workshop bookings in 2017 and 2018 but may be able to offer talks and workshops closely related to ongoing projects including Criminal Quilts which would be particularly relevant to quilting groups and history groups in the Midlands. 
I charge £90 for talks, plus travel. I mostly only give talks in the Midlands / one-hour travel time from Leicester unless it relates to another project I am working on around the UK. Please contact me to discuss. 
Creative textile workshops start at £235 per day plus travel and materials. Midlands only for one day workshops but further afield may be possible for longer workshops where accommodation is supplied. 
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    • There is a workshop at Black Country Museum listed above and any more will be put on this page once they are confirmed. You can also join my mailing list here:

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