Feuilles d'été

Summer Leaves

4 days/ 3 nights

July 17th - July 20th  2017

A fun, mixed media printing and stitching workshop using leaves foraged in the grounds of the Château



Monday | Arrive and Welcome

  • Lets meet in Toulouse at 10am and then drive to the Château

  • Welcome tour, lunch and conversation at the Château

  • Afternoon foraging in the parc to build up a collection of pretty leaf shapes

  • Introduction to your materials

  • Champagne and Château BBQ dinner on the front terrace


Tuesday | Getting started

  • Breakfast

  • Getting started in the morning!

    • We’ll be experimenting with printing onto paper with our leaf shapes, using acrylic paint to see what works and what doesn’t!

  • Lunch

  • Moving onto fabric in the afternoon!

    • Inspired by our successful printed paper designs, we’ll be creating fabric versions suitable for making up into a stitched item

  • 18th Century Banquet in the Salon de Musique for dinner


Wednesday | Hard at work

  • Breakfast

  • Ready to sew in the morning!

    • Our printed panels are perfect for making up into a cushion cover.  No zips - we’ll be using the easy overlapping ‘envelope back’ so there’s no worry about inserting tricky zips!

  • Lunch

  • More stitching in the afternoon!

    •  And looking at examples and variations of similar techniques

  • Dinner at the local restaurant 


Thursday | Au Revoir Mes Amis

  • Breakfast
  • Finishing projects in the morning!

  • Simple lunch

  • Au revoir

  • Drive back to Toulouse 





July 17th to 20th  2017


Cost -  € 1320

This includes: 

all materials

breakfast, lunch and dinner prepared by international and local chefs

unlimited beverages - house wine, house spirits (the drinking kind), house beer and non-alcoholic

shared accommodation and bathroom facilities

organised and activities

complimentary laundry facilities for own use

transfers to and from Toulouse (excludes flights to Toulouse, personal spending money and personal insurance)

To book, a 25% non-refundable deposit is required. The balance, which is required prior to the 9th of May 2017, can be paid in one payment or by instalments.





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