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Fabric Surface Textile Design – Textile Printing

Fabric Surface Design Course – Textile Holiday

Love textile printing? Come and learn to design your own fabric using a combination of fabric print making techniques. You will learn printing making techniques with textile artist and block printer Jamie Malden – block print a collection of fabrics.  Techniques that you will learn to explore and combine are block printing, rubbings, marbling, monoprinting, stencils  and faux batik.During your week’s holiday on the coast of the Southern Red Sea, you will master the art of block printing combined with some mixed media products. This textile art week in Egypt will help your creativity blossom! You will love the creative journey on fabric printmaking course , with luscious Colouricious fabrics and colours . This art retreat is a dream destination on the coast of the Southern Red Sea – perfect for those creative textiles people who just love to mix and match all their textile art skills.

  • block printing
  • stencils
  • monoprints with gelli plates
  • decolourant & decolourant plus
  • thermofax screens
  • foams
  • rubbings using textile crayons
  • hand made printing tools
No need to bring any materials at all – everything will be provided for your comfort and ease. Just half pack your bag (leave the other half empty to bring back all your art work!).
By the end of your textile holiday, your textile art skills will have improved in leaps and bounds. I really want to help you grow with creativity in your fabric design. Book now and join our happy group of lovely ladies.

The journey to our dream destination is very easy – just meet us at Gatwick airport, we take a direct flight to Marsa Alam and then we have a five minute transfer to our five star hotel. In all the previous years our guests are always so thrilled with the outstanding level of accommodation, food and wonderful staff. Come and get away to the sun, the warmth and the magic of being with like minded textile friends.

This holiday is in chartered in conjunction with the Thomson Holidays group – we will be travelling and staying with experts in the travel world, for your own safety, convenience and comfort. Thomson Holidays is fully bonded, secured and protected with ABTA and ATOL.

Textile Holiday dates:  Wednesday 5th  – 12th February 2014

to book this one week Colouricious textile techniques holiday, simply email now to request the booking form.

If you are coming for one week, why not come for the second week too as the price is so much cheaper!

Request the booking form for two weeks of heavenly textile art bliss.

Textile holiday for those who love creative textile art, surface design, block printing & textile techniques.

During our art textiles workshop, we stay in the most beautiful holiday in the world – a visual feast from every direction, in the seclusion of the Red Sea coast, surrounded by aesthetic colourful scenes. The perfect backdrop for our textile workshops – sun, sea and stitching all rolled into one perfect creative craft holiday. Take a holiday in the sun, whilst it is cold and wet in the UK! Many guests come by themselves, whilst others come with a friend. You choose.

You will not only enjoy the creative textiles but also the new friendships that are stitched together too.

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Landscape textile art – hand embroidery projects

textile-art-hand-embroidery-projectsMake beautiful textile landscape art with beautiful hand embroidery flowers for texture. For more ideas and information on the textile techniques you need to make your own textile art, watch our textile art DVD Inspired Textile Landscapes

Learn, create, be happy with Colouricious. We love to inspire, instruct and share textile art project ideas.

Hand Bead Embroidery Designs

Britain’s Best Textile Artists  – Eliza McClelland

Eliza McClelland is a fantastic British textile artist specialising in bead embroidery. Her bold images are created using glass beads and canvas. Eliza finds inspiration in historical glass work and stainless windows, you can see this in her use of jewel like colours and bold designs. Remember to click on the gallery on this link, to see some of Eliza’s wonderful beadwork.
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Eliza visited the Colouricious studio recently and recorded a video to share with you a fascinating insight into the bold historical textile technique of bead embroidery. In the video Eliza shows you how to create bead work, detailing what canvas, what thread and how. Most importantly Eliza shows you how to make your work usable!
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Watch online and be inspired! Fancy having a beading workshop? Book Eliza as she loves giving talks and beading workshops.
Contact her directly

Eliza McClelland


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