Saturday 26 & 27 February 2022, Textile Jewellery, Online Workshop with Yasmine Dabbous
Saturday 26 & 27 February 2022, 14:00 - 17:00 GMT (Greenwich Mean Time)
Online workshop, hosted on Zoom by Yasmine Dabbous
Yasmine Dabbous (PhD) is a visual culture artist and researcher from Beirut, Lebanon. She is the founder of Kinship Stories, a line of tribal art necklaces revolving around values, stories and craftsmanship. Dabbous is also one of the two women behind Espace Fann, a Beirut-based creative space offering accessible university-level art education. Throughout her work, Dabbous fuses interdisciplinary methodologies and mediums to create pieces combining travel, storytelling, collage and fibre art.
Outline of the workshop
- Introduction: How to think about textile jewellery
- The collage paradigm: let the fabric lead you
- The importance of stories: textiles as text
- Textile jewellery as mixed media: the importance of mixing materials
- Overview of textile jewellery mediums (embroidery, weaving, beaded embroidery, crochet and knitting)
- Thinking design: the role of fabric colour and texture
- Practice exercise
- Making your own piece!
A material pack will be sent to participants prior to the workshop containing:
- Embroidery scissors (x1)
- Regular scissors (x1)
- Embroidery hoop, small size (x1)
- Needles 3 sizes (x3)
- Beading needle (x1)
- Pins (x8)
- Crochet needle (x1)
- Weaving frame (x1)
- Masking tape (x1)
- Threading device (x1)
Yarns, threads and materials for base
- Metallic crochet yarn (x1)
- Matte crochet yarns (x1)
- Embroidery flosses in eight colours (x8)
- 30 x 30 cm fabric swatches (x3)
- Coloured nylon bags (x3)
- Elastic (2m)
- Thin rope (2m)
- Assorted beads
- Assorted buttons
- Brooch pin (x1)
- Pair of earring hooks (x1)
- Necklace clasp (x1)
Students will additionally be recommended to get a home-found metal centrepiece and extra fabric and beads of their liking. This will ensure that students will end up with customised pieces that carry their own signatures.
Please note: material packages are shipped on an insured, trackable delivery service. Any customs duties, delays, lost or undeliverable packages are the responsibility of the customer. Once a material package leaves the workshop tutors' hands with a tracking number, the seller has no further obligation to the buyer.
Workshop cancellation policy
All places reserved on workshops are non-refundable.
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