Creative Textiles news – Arts Trail – 30th April – 14th May

We have found these events happening locally and thought you might be interested. Hope some of you might go and not only enjoy yourself but come back to our sessions with new interests and pass on some great ideas….don’t forget to take as many photos as possible and collect leaflets.

EXHIBITION…..Textiles artists from Southport and surrounding areas have come together to exhibit and sell creative textile wall art and 3D pieces. There will be demonstrations of textile techniques throughout the exhibition period.
WHEN….30th April – 14th May (excluding 3rd,9th and 10th May.)
WHERE….Unit 12, Cambridge Walks, Lord Street, Southport,  PR8 1EN

HAVE A GO
BIG KNIT AND WEAVE….Join SCA knitters and Merseyside Weavers’ Guild members to have a go at working with giant needles and yarn and try different sorts of weaving techniques.
WHEN….Sun  1st May….11am – 3pm
WHERE….The Atkinson, Lord Street, Southport, PR8 1RX

NEEDLE FELTING..Learn the dry method of felting, using needle felt techniques to create 3D flowers or a small picture.
WHEN….Friday 6th May, 1pm – 3pm
WHERE….The Atkinson Foyer, Lord Street, Southport, PR8 1DH
WHEN….Saturday 7th May, 12 – 2pm
WHERE….Carve up the Coast, Prince’s Park, Southport, PR8 1RX

WEAVING @ CARVE UP THE COAST…..A great chance to try out Pegloom and frame weaving.
WHEN….Saturday 7th May, 2pm –  4pm
WHERE….Carve up thr Coast, Prince’s Park, Southport, PR8 1RX

Textile Demonstrations…Textile Artists involved in our Textile Exhibition are happy to talk about different creative textile skills and will be demonstrating specific techniques.
SILK PAINTING…SCA Artists
WHEN….Thursday 5th May 12 – 3pm
BLOCK PRINTING…SCA Artists
WHEN….Saturday 7th May, 12 – 2pm
WEAVING….Mersyside Guild of Weavers
WHEN….Wed 4th and 11th May, 11am – 4pm
TRANSFER PRINTING….SCA Artists
WHEN…Saturday 14TH, May, 12 – 3PM

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