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Journal Textile Art Workshop

Using ideas from the book “Fabric Embellishing – the basics of beyond” by Ruth Chandler, Liz Kettle, Heather Thomas and Lauren Vileek

Creating an Art Journal Workbook
: Each month we will explore a different fabric manipulation and/or embellishment technique by completing an 8” x 11” ART JOURNAL WORKBOOK page

Fabric Foundation techniques will include: Fabric Weaving, Bubbles and Wrinkles; Tucking/Folding, ,and Twin Needle work; Discharge Dying, Rusting, Eco-dying, Fabric Panting using Tsekneko Inks/Derwent Inktense Pencils, and Devore’ or burn-out

Soft embellishments will include Fabric Stamping Thread Painting, Ricing, Free Motion Embroidery; Solve and Tulle Free Motion Lace; Angelina; Needle Felting; Lutradur and Tyvek Embellishments; and Foiling.

Hard embellishments will include: Beading; Metal art; Crystals; Mixed Media and more.  Too much to tell!  See the sample in the shop soon.

Date                                                 Activity

February 15         Fabric  Foundation Technique: Getting Started; 
                               Simple weaving, curved weaving, toned weaving
                               and using bling you might already have.


March 21             Fabric Manipulation Technique;
                               Fabric Tucking – With and Without ribbon


April 18               Fabric Manipulation Technique:  
                               Creating texture with wrinkling and bubbling


May 16                Fabric Manipulation Technique: Rubber Stamping,
                               Reverse Appliqué Framing


June 20               Fabric Foundation Technique: Rusting Fabric Eco-dying


July 18                Using Lutradur and Tyvek: Painting on Lutradur;  
                               Making Tyvek beads – melting and shaping


August 15            TBA


September 19      TBA


October 17          TBA  

Skill Level: beginner
Skill Details:
Instructor: Karen Wurfel

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  • 28780 Old Town Front Street A2
  • Temecula, California 92590
    • MON-FRI: 10-4 pm walk-in or curbside pick-up.
    • SAT: 10 - 3 pm
    •  SUN: Closed
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