Textiles and Wellbeing
A public seminar exploring the positive impact that textile making can have on people’s sense of health & wellbeing was held on Friday 10th May 2019 with presentations from Prof Jacqueline Atkinson, Dr Alison Mayne and Dr Anna Fisk. Those interested in textile making had the opportunity to attend workshops that followed the seminar on three consecutive Saturdays in May 2019.
On the 11th May 2019 a daylong beginners’ workshop in hand spinning was held, led by fibre artist Laryna E. Wuppermann .
Natural Dyeing Workshop
On the 18th May 2019 a daylong beginners’ workshop exploring natural dyeing techniques was held, led by textile artist Gillian Steel.
Finding your Flow with Hand Knitting
On the 25th May 2019 a daylong exploratory workshop for beginners & refreshers in hand knitting was held, led by professional knitter Rosie Little.
Part of SMHAF 2019
Supported by TH.CARS2