Telling Stories

Day workshop with Deborah Collum

Courtyard Gallery Stratford upon Avon CV37 8LW

Saturday 18th March 10.30am-4.00pm

Learn about telling a story through art and create your own unique frame-able collage. In this one day workshop no previous experience is needed but there will be some sewing so please bring along a basic sewing kit if you have one. Materials are provided but feel free to bring along any small personal memorabilia you might like to include e.g. old photographs, postcards, buttons, scraps of fabric.

https://www.courtyardgallery.org.uk/shop/p/telling-stories-workshop

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Stitched landscapes

Day workshop with Deborah Collum 

Courtyard Gallery Stratford upon Avon CV37 8LW

Saturday 18th February and Saturday 20th May 10.30am-4.00pm

In this fun one-day workshop you will use a range of materials and techniques to create your own frame-able textiles landscape. No previous experience or sewing machines are needed – just enthusiasm! Materials are provided but please bring a basic sewing kit if you have one.

https://www.courtyardgallery.org.uk/shop/p/stitched-landscapes-workshop

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Pop Up Exhibition

Saturday 26th November – Sunday 4th December

A surprise art exhibition with the ever-convivial Stratford Visual Arts Forum. Paintings, textiles and more.

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Compton Verney Textiles Fair

12th and 13th November 2022

My new autumn landscapes and I will be at the beautiful Compton Verney for the annual textiles fair. Please come and say hello.

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Something I was working on, literally and metaphorically, for 2022!

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I’ve made a little book

It has over 50 photographs of the lockdown walks and other landscape pieces and includes information about my inspiration and process.

‘Lockdown Walks’ costs £20 plus postage and packaging as is available from my Etsy shop here.

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Daily Walks in Lockdown

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While we’re under lockdown and the permitted morning dog walk is the highlight of the day. Warwickshire in Spring is so beautiful and I’m trying to record a little each day: it’s changing quickly at the moment, getting greener all the time.

I’m dedicating these to everyone who isn’t fortunate enough to be able to stroll out into the countryside each day.

Here’s today’s walk (April 13th 2020): Wilmcote to Great Alne. Hedgerow: undergrowth with dandelions.

All the daily walks are on Facebook and Instagram 

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In this fun and creative half day workshop you will create your own unique, frame-able textiles and mixed media picture. Using fabric, paper and other materials you will stick and stitch a colourful and textural collage.

Materials will be provided, no sewing machines will be necessary and the workshop will suit all abilities. 

£35 per person

1.00 am – 4.00 pm

Saturday 22 February

Saturday 14 March

Saturday 2 May (To be rescheduled later in the year)

The Arts Studio, Courtyard Gallery, Stratford Garden Centre, CV37 8LW

For further details and booking information please see the website or email paula@courtyardgallery.org.uk.

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The Secret Garden: art textiles workshop with Deborah Collum in Spring 2020

Make your own frame-able textiles picture in this fun and creative one day workshop. Using fabric and stitch you will produce a beautiful secret garden through an arch way in an old wall.  Based on the well loved children’s book by Frances Hodgson Burnett the workshop will suit all abilities, no sewing machines will be necessary and all materials will be provided.

£65 per person.

10.30am – 3.30 pm

Monday 24 February

Monday 23 March

Monday 20 April (To be rescheduled later in the year)

The Arts Studio, Courtyard Gallery, Stratford Garden Centre CV36 8LW

For further details and booking information please see the website or email paula@courtyardgallery.org.uk.

 

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