Autumn 2015 Group Gathering Workshop Programme

Find out more about the techniques and processes used by Group Gathering artists first hand by joining them for a creative workshop. 
The following programme of workshops will take place during 'Daphne's Glove: The Exhibition'

Venue: The Weavers Gallery, Church Lane, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 1DW
(Please note that the Weavers Gallery is within an old building and the workshop space is accessed via four steps)

Workshop prices include materials, tea, coffee & a sweet treat

Thursday 8th October 2015 
'Taking a Thread for a Walk: The Art of Doodling in Stitch' 
10am-4pm  £50 per person 
Artist Tutor: Kathleen Murphy

Known for her use of bold, colourful embroidery with a tale to tell, join Kathleen Murphy of Murgatroyd & Bean as she introduces you to the joy of doodling in stitch.
Using her free-form approach to embroidery you will work towards a contemporary stitched sampler. Along the way you will explore families of stitch & thread variation as a means of creating your own stories in thread, pattern & colour.
Suitable for both beginner and experienced stitchers
To book: contact

Monday 5th October 2015  
Friday 9th October 2015     FULL
'An Afternoon of Watercolour & Collage'
2pm-5pm   £25 per person
Artist Tutor: Mariette Voke

In this afternoon session you will concentrate on painting spoons, an iconic everyday object, using water colour and vintage papers.
Guidance will be given in an easy watercolour technique that can be applied to painting other everyday objects. You will take home your own framed watercolour and collage picture.
Suitable for beginners.
To book: contact 

Saturday 10th October 2015
'Remember Me'
10am-4pm   £50 per person
Artist Tutor: Christine Kelly 

Create a textile token with a treasured message, a gentle reminder, a note to self. Your own fabric memento to accompany you on your journey.
Join Christine Kelly of ‘Gentlework’ for this one day workshop where she will help you hand stitch your token using precious vintage fabrics.
Most materials will be provided, but please bring your sewing kit and any personal textile treasures that you would like to include in your work.
Some previous hand stitch experience would be useful.
To book: contact Christine

Sunday 11th October 2015 
'Layer Cake'
10am-4pm £50 per person
Artist Tutor: Jeanette McCulloch

A chance to explore some of the techniques which Jeanette has used in her Daphne's Glove piece.
If you like colour, richly pattern surfaces and collage then this popular workshop will be for you.
Using layers of patterned paper and stamped images you will work on a pre-painted canvas to create a finished artwork. The results are always interesting and individual with a professional quality.
On booking you will receive a list of materials which are useful to bring. 
To book: contact Jeanette


  1. I won't be able to attend the glove project, so disappointed. Hope you will blog the show!


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