As well as the longer courses that I teach at the Granary Studio, I am now offering some short, dayschools. In response to requests from my followers, I have titled the series Dayschool Fridays., which just means that they all occur on Fridays, you can book onto just one, or you can book them all, no problem!
If you would like to see something else offered, please do let me know, then I can either teach it, or get a tutor who can. Hope there is something you can find to do in this list.
I am still getting all the information pages together, but I wanted to tell you about this venture before the festival of quilts so you get a chance to book onto your choice of days.. when the course code is blue, click on it and you will go to the information sheet, I am still workingon any that are not so please come back later
Dayschool Fridays with Susan in 2019, 10.00 – 16.00.
£50 a session to include most materials
Each session is bookable independently
19 October SC012 An introduction to Patchwork
26 October SC013 Slow Stitching, Kantha stitched Collages
5 April SC014 Know your Sewing Machine 1, an introduction to basic machine skills on your sewing machine
12 April SC015 Know your Sewing Machine 2, an introduction to free machining and learning to draw with your sewing machine
3 May SC016 Using Thermofax Screens, an introduction
17 May SC017 Paper Lamination, an introduction
31 May SC018 Simple Folded Books
21 Jun SC019 Simple Stitched Books
I am part of a textile group called Room6 and tomorrow we are setting up an exhibition at the Ashcroft Centre in Fareham, Hampshire
We are there from 16 April until 26 May, so plenty of time to pop in and see our work.
We are currently working towards our next exhibition ‘Missing Elements’ which will be shown at this autumn’s Knitting and Stitching shows at Alexandra Palacew in October followed by Dublin and Harrogate in November
Hope to see you all at one of these venues, do pop in and say hello
Just back from the wonderful city of Dublin where I was part of an exhibition called ‘The Sewing Machine Project’ by the group Studio21.. if you would like to know more about our group then please visit our website – www.studio21textileart.co.uk
meanwhile here is a flavour of our exhibition
the show will now travel to the knit and stitch show in Harrogate on the weekend 23-26 november, just a week and a half away!
Wow! … Festival of Quilts was amazing this year, it seems to have been totally refreshed somehow … we were so busy on our two stands, Susan Chapman Stitched Textiles and Granary Studio Students, that I didnt get a chance to take any photos … sorry … suffice to say, I handed out over 600 leaflets and signed up a further hundred people to our mailing lists for information about the classes I teach and organise at the Granary Studio… so now I am busy typing them into the system!
I am thrilled that I got a judges choice award for my quilt ‘The Building of New York’
Details of the latest programme of classes to be held here at the Granary Studio can be found on the website at www.granarystudio.com
Now back from the NEC, we are headlong into Hampshire Open Studios… Room 6 are presenting the Seven Deadly Sins and much more at the Granary, we have had loads of visitors already, again I have had no time to take many photos .. just the one of the seven deadly sins
We are having a couple of days off today and tomorrow but will re-open on Thursday right through until Monday afternoon.. tea and coffee will be drunk and lovely homemade cake will be consumed.. hope to see you all at the Granary sometime over the weekend, there will be members of Room 6 here to greet you and show you what we do …
Festival of Quilts is next week at the NEC in Birmingham, it runs from Thursday 10th until Sunday 13th August.. I will be there with a stand QIA24 which is next to the Granary tudio Student stand, so please do pop by and say hello …
I am also part of a European Exhibition called ‘Perception’ it is the first venue for this travelling show, presented by ArtQuiltFusion. you will find us in TG1 right at the front beyond the winning quilts … do have a look, we represent eight different European countries and our styles are very different from each other … really interesting!
Hope to see you all somewhere next week! enjoy!
hope to see some of you here tomorrow evening Wednesday 5th July
see the students graduating show, see the brand new art building, and see what we are up to for next year…
if you are interested in either the part time HNC Contemporary Art Practice, or our part time level 3 courses in drawing, photography or printmaking, then do come along and talk to us … we are holding interviews for the HNC tomorrow Wednesday 5 July all day and again in early September … we have the information here in the department or phone Kathy Messenger in IAG department (Information, Advice and Guidance) of Eastleigh College 02380 911000 to book an interview
well good gracious what a fabulous time I had in Maastricht .. this is a lovely quilt show, and I had a great time there .. the driving was long especially through Belgium… having got the ferry from Dover to Dunkirk… but this is a very good show …. hardly any Brits which is a shame … I don’t think there was a British quilt in the competitions even … though I might be wrong ..next year the show is thur 19th – sun 22 October 2017 so put it in your diary and get visiting …. the competition theme is ‘Speed’ next year so think of entering a quilt …. I was one of the judges this year along with Mary Palmer from Cork in Ireland and Hilde von Shaardenburg from Hilversum in Holland. It was very hard work but such fun …. working with the others was really interesting and independently we agreed on most quilts and a really good discussion on those that we differed on …. I am planning to teach there next year so hopefully see you there
I had a fabulous space for my solo show.. still waiting for various people to send me photos which I will share later and one of my ‘not invisible’ ladies quilts is now residing in Germany , up near the Danish border…
please visit www.textile-festivals.com for more information about this great place