Workshops

Louise has taught a variety of workshops either in her home studio in leafy Surrey or at venues across the country. Newly updated for 2021 and beyond, Louise has expanded the variety of workshops available to participants to create projects using textiles, mixed media and paper. One to one workshops are available, subject to a travel surcharge, or she can run a session with your local craft/social group. Please get in touch for more information.

Dates and booking links will be added when available so bookmark this page and check back soon.

Textile Workshops

Mixed-Media Workshops

Papercraft Workshops

Textile Workshops

Craftivist

Something on your mind? Shout it out loud in fabric with a statement wall hanging made from collaged fabric pieces, paint effects and stitched highlights. Learn how to audition fabrics and layer them to create depth and reflect your own personal ideals.

6hr long course, materials provided.

Book It

What’s your personal story? Using fabric, paint and stitch you will create a small autobiographical fabric book telling your own personal narrative that celebrates you. Combine photos and stitch to bring it to life.

6hr long course, materials provided.

Layers of Everything

Do you want to introduce textiles in to your art practice but no idea where to start? Then check out this short workshop that’s suitable for beginners where you will learn to layer and melt fabrics, add stitch and other techniques to create small textured pieces of art.

2hr long course, materials provided.

Mixed-Media Workshops

Everything but the Kitchen Sink

Ever wanted to just throw everything on a canvas and see what it looks like? This course will show you the techniques needed to create your own personal masterpieces using a random assortment of tiny bits and pieces.

6hr long course, materials provided.

Art Journal Journeys

What is an art journal? This course will show you how to get started, different techniques to add interest and texture to your pages and ways to incorporate ephemera into your work.

Courses run from 2hr workshops to two full days of mixed media fun, all materials provided.

Mixing It Up

Using Trinkets and other found materials, this workshop will show you how to get started using different techniques to create one of a kind items.

2hr long course, materials provided.

Papercraft Workshops

Postcards from the Past

Using a range of paper based ephemera like ticket stubs, train tickets and labels, this workshop will show you how to layer up images and text to create postcard size pieces of art. 

2-3hr long course, some materials provided.

Wallpaper Friends

Looking for a more unusual project to sink your teeth into? Make a quirky new friend by using collage and messy papercrafting techniques such as stamping, stencilling and masking to create a one off large scale piece of work.

1-3 day long course, materials provided.

Creative Cards

Do you have a special occasion coming up or just want to learn the basics of making beautiful cards? Join Louise for a beginners course in matting, stamping and distressing techniques while she supports you to make at least 3 stunning cards to take home. More advanced sessions are available, please contact me for more information.

2hr long course, materials provided.