CDM has fully equipped work areas, and is the perfect place for running Workshops. All materials and equipment are readily at hand. If any works need to be left to dry, they can remain securely here, and collected when convenient. It is a creative environment, relaxed and friendly. Most of our classes are led by artists, enthusiastic about their practise and experts in their field. Tea and coffee is included, and biscuits and cakes are often provided.
Run over two Saturdays these workshops provide all the skills necessary to create your own garments.
Depending on your choice of workshop, you will leave with a skirt or top, that you have made from scratch.
Includes; understanding patterns, cutting, machine sewing, construction and atachments or additions such as zips.
Tie and Dye
Use fresh techniques to design & produce a gift for someone special or for yourself
Make an individualised gift or a striking fashion statement in the form of a self designed Pashmina
Use Tie & Dye with Inclusions
Workshop delivered by internationally renowned textile artist Val Jackson
A rare opportunity to use natural Indigo (not synthetic), to produce unique art works.
Using Shibori, an ancient Japanese tie dying technique., the deepest blues can be achieved.
You will produce a Pasmina or Bag to take away, which you will never find in anywhere outside of designer outlets or art galleries.
Make a ‘Memories’ Cloth Book
(for beginners in mixed media textiles)We all have bits and pieces, scraps of paper, tickets, cards and other paraphernalia, hidden away in draws and cupboards.
The ephemera valueless to everybody else but, treasures to us.This is your opportunity to collect it your own personal memorabilia, and produce a unique memory book.