We are pleased to announce that our schedule of residential workshops for 2019
is now available for booking. Click on the course title for details.
Please contact us directly for more information and to book your place!
Create, Relax and Enjoy!!
Timetable of workshops
|24/03/2019 - 30/03/2019||Chantal Guillermet
From Sketchbook to Quilt
Chantal will inspire your creative mind and give personal tuition in this workshop, helping you realise a design for your Dream Quilt! You will be encouraged each day to use different design techniques, eg from drawing, print and lino cut. Each afternoon, you will have the opportunity to transfer the results to fabric, giving you a solid base for your chosen design.
|11/05/2019 - 17/05/2019||Fiona Carvell
French Landscapes Wet & Dry Pastels Workshop
Wet and Dry pastel workshop with Unison Colour artist Fiona. Learn to create beautiful compositions using the vibrant colours of the surrounding French landscapes.
|16/06/2019 - 22/06/2019||Stephanie Burnham
Create contemporary jewellery, or decorational bead design. Stephanie will guide you in your chosen direction!
|30/06/2019 - 06/07/2019||Angie Hughes
Multi-media Textile Art
Using inspiration from natural forms and a multi-media approach with dye, print, stitch and manipulation, create beautiful textile art against the backdrop of sunny South-West France and the farmhouse, orchard and garden at Sweet Nothings.
|07/07/2019 - 13/07/2019||Edwina MacKinnon
Eco Dyeing & Print
Learn the art of eco printing with this friendly workshop. Use leaves from different local landscapes to experiment and eco-dye beautiful vintage French Linen. Opportunities to enhance printed work/resists with hand and machine embroidery are encouraged. Iron, copper, rust and indigo printing and dyeing are at your disposal!
|15/07/2019 - 20/07/2019||Karen Lane
Nuno Felted Scarves and Necklets
Collars and scarves in felt and silk, using predominantly wet felting techniques. Enhance this with machine or hand stitch.
|21/07/2019 - 27/07/2019||Karen Lane
Felted Wall Hangings
Using dry and wet felting techniques, plus hand or machine embroidery, an opportunity to create a unique wall hanging of your choice. The beauty of this workshop is its experimental content and individuality and honestly, "Anything Goes!"
|01/09/2019 - 07/09/2019||Yvonne Elliott
Paint, Print Stitch Using Silks, Organza and Linen
Fabulous workshop splashing colour, adding silk and organza to compositions before applying a whole variety of stitches! Sun printing, silk painting, hand and machine stitching opportunities. Sketch and photograph landscapes in South Charente for inspiration.
|15/09/2019 - 20/09/2019||Victoria Sweet
Feel calm, relaxed and clear your mind while building strength and balance. The Pilates Retreat is suitable for all ages and abilities, and where better to recharge your batteries than in the sunshine and fresh air of south west France.
Or book our studio space and farmhouse for your own personalised residential retreat.
Accommodation is available for up to 8 people; full board and outings can be included upon request.