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
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!
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
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!
More stitching in the afternoon!
And looking at examples and variations of similar techniques
Dinner at the local restaurant
Thursday | Au Revoir Mes Amis
Finishing projects in the morning!
Drive back to Toulouse