AETA Programme for 2016/2017
Wed 7th September 2016 Start of the session with Afternoon Tea
Bring some of your summer projects for us to see.
Wed 14th September Talk by Aileen Ogilvie - “My Journey with Glass”
Wed 21st September Talk by Margaret Stanford - “What’s going on in my head”
Wed 5th October Talk by Maggie Moffat - “Design & Fabric Embellishment”
Thurs 13th October Day school with Morag Gray - “Reverse Appliqué “
Wed 19th October “Stitch and chat”
Wed 2nd November “Stitch and chat”
Wed 9th November Talk by Philippa Johnston - “Recycled tins and textiles”
Thurs 17th November Day school with Jenny Blair — A Weaving Workshop
Wed 30th November “Stitch and Chat”
Wed 7th December Christmas lunch at Colliston
Wed 11th January 2017 Watching DVD — Ineke Berlin - Inspired Lutradur
Thurs 19th January Day school with Philippa Johnston
“Adventures with recycled tin and textiles”
Wed 25th January “Stitch and Chat”
Wed 8th February Talk by Karen Haggis - “Nepalese Textiles”
Thurs 16th February Day school with Moira Dickson
“ Tea in the Garden” Small hand embroidered panel
Wed 22nd February “Stitch and Chat”
Wed 8th March Talk by Jim & Rosemary Storm “Feather Finesse”
Thurs 16th March Day school with Ali Ferguson
“Stories from the sewing box”- a scrappy sampler
Wed 22nd March “Stitch and Chat”
Wed 5th April “Stitch and chat”
Thursday 13th April Day school with Linda McKeen
“ Artists Books”
Wed 19th April AGM
AETA - Day School Descriptions 2016/17
REV UP FOR REVERSE APPLIQUÉ Morag Gray Maximum number 16
Thursday 13th October 2016
Create an attractive laptop/ipad/cushion cover using machine stitched reverse appliqué to layer up fabrics and cut back to reveal exciting colours hidden beneath, bold geometric shapes.
WEAVING WORKSHOP -WALL PANEL Jenny Blair Maximum number 14
Thursday 17th November 2016
Learn some traditional and simple weaving techniques, along with some fancy ones too. Experiment and play with these techniques to create a unique and texture filled wall hanging
RECYCLING ADVENTURES - TIN AND TEXTILES Philippa Johnston
Thursday 19th January 2017 Maximum number 10
Explore possibilities of the humble biscuit tin as a medium, and how you can combine it with other recycled materials. make your own folk art bird or heart hanging decoration out of tin, and embellish it with fabric, beads, buttons, wire etc. Incorporating tin into your textile and embroidery pieces will also be shown.
TEA IN THE GARDEN- HAND EMBROIDERED PANEL Moira Dickson
Thursday 16th February 2017 Maximum number 16
The day will be spent producing a small hand embroidered panel or a selection of samples. made from bits of cotton, vintage embroidered pieces, and old lace. A Transfer pencil will be used to add further lines and text to the work. Inspiration will be from embroidered designs on old tea cloths, and china tea sets.
STORIES FORM THE SEWING BOX- SCRAPPY SAMPLER Ali Ferguson
Thursday 16th March 2017 Maximum number 16
Using an old blanket as a starting point you will piece together a background from brown parcel paper, old magazine paper, vintage fabrics, old table linens, pattern paper and more. You will then add pattern using vintage haberdashery- tape measures, buttons, safety pins, or whatever else you have. then start lovely process of slow hand stitching.
MAKING ARTISTS BOOKS Linda McKeen Maximum number 16
Thursday 13th April 2017
The morning will be spent painting, printing, stamping and texturing various papers. These will then be made into folded, stitched, and glued books to showcase your creative skills. Words, fabric, and stitch, will be added. Each participant will take home 6 - 8 finished books.