Saturday 26 & 27 February 2022, Textile Jewellery with Yasmine Dabbous
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14:00 - 17:00 GMT (Greenwich Mean Time)
Hosted on Zoom by Yasmine Dabbous
Yasmine's eclectic textile jewellery could almost be mistaken for precious antiques pieces. Made by hand using a combination different textile techniques to weave, crochet, wrap and plait threads, fibres and fabric, to create jewellery that is bold yet delicate and intimately intertwined with colour and texture.
Yasmine 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. Yasmine is also one of the two women behind Espace Fann, a Beirut-based creative. Through her work, Yasmine fuses interdisciplinary methodologies and mediums to create pieces combining travel, storytelling, collage and fibre art.
Outline of the workshop
The workshop will begin with an introduction to the medium of textile jewellery. Participants will then be lead to create a collage paradigm, exploring materials, stories, and the importance of mixing materials and techniques to make textile jewellery. Yasmine will provide an overview of textile jewellery mediums (embroidery, weaving, beaded embroidery, crochet and knitting) as well as guide you through thinking about design: the role of fabric colour and texture.
The second session of the workshop will focus on practice exercises and making your own piece of textile jewellery.
A material pack will be sent to participants prior to the workshop containing:
- Embroidery scissors
- Regular scissors
- Embroidery hoop (small size)
- Needles (3 sizes)
- Beading needle
- 8 x pins
- Crochet needle
- Weaving frame
- Masking tape
- Threading device
Yarns, threads and materials for base
- Metallic crochet yarn
- Matte crochet yarns
- Embroidery flosses in eight colours
- 30 x 30 cm fabric swatches
- Coloured nylon bags
- Thin rope
- Assorted beads
- Assorted buttons
- Brooch pin
- Pair of earring hooks
- Necklace clasp
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 packs 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 packs 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. However, if you let us know you cannot make the workshop you have booked at least two week's in advance of the workshop, we can offer a credit note.
If you require additional information about this workshop please contact Catherine Harris, email@example.com.