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Creative Textile Tour of Rajasthan

Colouricious Holidays

This wonderful creative textile holiday features a range of crafts and textile arts so there is sure to be something that you will love! Colouricious creative textile holidays are a great way to see remote countries with ease. Everything is organised for you with a textile treat awaiting you everyday.

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Tribal Arts or Orissa

Colouricious Holidays

This is a wonderful holiday exploring the ancient textile arts of India and will be led by Kleshna Handel award winning artisan jewellery designer, crafter and teacher. You will visit remote tribal villages and meet indigenous peoples making their cultural crafts for their livelihood.

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Textile Tour of the Golden Triangle

Colouricious Holidays

Participate in range of workshops from embroidery to block printing, designing your own textiles and honing your skills amongst like-minded people. Staying in 5* hotels you will get to experience India with comfort travelling by private coach with your very own tour guide.

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Fiber Art Workshops

Aya Fiber Studio

The Aya Fiber Studio is pleased to invite regional, national and internationally acclaimed fiber-artists to our waterfront, studio in Stuart, Florida; to give lectures, workshops and critiques for a wide range of fiber studio practices and techniques.

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Indigo, Rust & Botanical Print

Aya Fiber Studio

IN THIS WORKSHOP THE PARTICIPANTS WILL LEARN THE BASIC INSTRUCTIONS OF DYEING WITH INDIGO CRYSTALS AND ECO-PRINTING BASED ON FABRIC SAMPLES LIKE WOOL, SILK, COTTON, LINEN AND VISCOSE JERSEY

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Designing for Tapestry with Tommye Scanlin

Aya Fiber Studio

In the class, participants will explore many approaches to designing for tapestry weaving, including photography, drawing, painting, and collage. Exercises to encourage creative process will be presented and through those each person will begin to develop strategies for creating one’s own imagery…

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Spring 2019 Japanese Textile Workshop in Japan

Aya Fiber Studio & Calico Carriage Quilts

Immerse yourself in an old Japanese textile tradition and experience Japan’s ultramodern capital on this tour and retreat
Located in the beautiful mountain village of Fujino, just outside of Tokyo, this 10 Day Retreat is a master class introduction to Japanese textiles with a focus on …….

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Dye Painting and Printing with Ann Johnston

Aya Fiber Studio

Fiber Reactive dyes are washable and will not leave a surface texture on the fabric, unlike textile paints and pigments. Procion MX dyes can be painted or printed directly on the fabric in a process that works well in a small space without needing heat or steam treatment…..

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Batik Adire & Tie Dye with Gasali Adeyemo

Aya Fiber Studio

Batik is the process of creating designs using wax. The name that we call batik in the Yoruba tribe is adire alabela, which means wax resist. The wax can be applied to the fabric using wood stamps, stencils, or foam rubber

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Dots & Dashes: The Language of the Handmade Stitch w Lisa Binkley

Aya Fiber Studio

Dots, dashes, lines, and other simple shapes have been used throughout history from ancient symbolic languages like Cuneiform through Morse code and beyond to communicate ideas and information. Hand stitching with beads and embroidery can express their maker’s feelings and ideas.

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Joomchi and Beyond w Jiyoung Chung

Aya Fiber Studio, Stuart, FL 34997

Joomchi is a unique Korean traditional way of making textured handmade paper by using water, and eager hands. This workshop offers participants the opportunity to become acquainted with its history, practice and role in Korean society, as well as the hands-on techniques and reinterpreted adaptations into contemporary art form.

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“HOT” An Exploration in Contemporary Fiber Arts with Susan Lenz

Aya fiber Studio

This workshop by Susan Lenz is an introduction to heat-activated processes for contemporary embroidery. The sessions will include experimentation with painted adhesives, metallic foiling, household irons, soldering irons, hand stitching and free motion machine embroidery, and a variety of novelty fibers.

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True Colors- Creating your Personal Palette w Carol Soderlund

Aya Fiber Studio

For the dyer, the many choices of dye colors available can lead to confusion and disappointment in color outcomes. This class will help you choose the pure color that will suit you in developing your own personal palette.

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Artist Residency

Hollie Heller- Art Retreat Tamarindo

The large studio is ocean front and adjacent to the main house and guest cottages. The air conditioned window filled studio has large wood tables to work on as well as wall space, a large array of mixed materials to choose from, a full art library, and swimming pool.

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Tailor made art vacations in Scotland

Wild at Art Scotland

What inspires you? Let us compose an exclusive creative experience for you and your travel companion(s).

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