A Stitch in Time: textile design inspired by RAMM's collections

A Stitch in Time: textile design inspired by RAMM's collections - Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery

24 April 2020 12 June 2020

When: 24 April 2020 to 12 June 2020
Where: The Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery
Time: 10.00 - 13.00
Cost: £195
Suitable for: Not suitable for children

Fridays 24 April to 12 June, 10am to 1pm, £195

An 8-week course using RAMM’s collections as source material and inspiration for developing a variety of textile-based designs. Each week we will research a theme throughout art history, and as contemporary makers and artists visiting different collections, we will create new, inspired, unique textile designs.

Week 1. Colour, cloth and dye, Shibori

Week 2. Stitch and stories, using objects to inspire stitched narratives

Week 3. Design and appliqué

Week 4. Abstract design and appliqué

Week 5. Symbolism and repetition, print and stitch

Week 6. Social fabric, considering politics, stitching your story

Week 7. Gods and goddess, mixed media

Week 8. Lace and costume, re purposing and recycling, slow-fashion.

Course leader: Nicci Wonnacott B/A (HONS) Fine Art/Contextual Practice. P.G.C.E.

Nicci has been delivering courses at RAMM for many years and has a good knowledge of the museum's collections, art history, painting, drawing, textile art and design.

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