Jan's Takeaway Dye Day is always a fun workshop. Students are encouraged to experiment with coloured dyes to create bright new fabrics. Jan shows students a variety of ways to use dye on fabrics that they might not have thought of. The effects of folding,...

Jan Clark's Takeaway Dye Day was another great success. Students were encouraged to play - and play they did! Jan supplied all the dyes and chemicals and students could spend all their time exploring different methods of dyeing cotton as well as other fabrics with...

Jan Clark's Exploring Surfaces is over for now. We had a great weekend filled with surprises and simple, but extremely useful techniques for colouring up fabrics. We all left with a huge stash of interesting fabrics ready to be used for any project grand or...

The final workshop in this series saw the beginnings of some beautiful art quilts. Under the guidance of Jan, students were able to use the fabrics they had created in previous workshops in an exciting art work. Most of the students in this workshop arrived without...

Another of Jan's fun workshops with lumpy bumpy fabrics and "cutting blobs". We had a very active weekend and came away with loads of techniques for making ordinary fabrics come to life with a sewing machine. We had a small class, so all had lots of...

In this workshop, students learnt some great tricks to take their drawings to a new level. Each lesson in the series of five had a different focus. Each day was challenging, but inspiring. This series was based purely on lead pencil and black or sepia pens,...

Colour my Textile World is always a fun workshop with lots of mess and loads of fabric colouring techniques happening all at once. We had a pretty full class and saw a great variation in fabrics appearing out from under screens and blocks and stamps. Students...