Stewart Kelly

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Stewart Kelly          colour fabirc and form

2 days Sat/Sun     7&8 August 2021 ….. 10.00-16.00    …


During this masterclass,you will explore the possibilities of combining drawing, colour, mixed media, paper as fabric,and stitched textile techniques.

This will be an experimental workshop,focusing on exploration, and the process of discovery through making. Therefore, I would encourage you to come with an open mind, willing to try new things and enjoy yourselves!

The masterclass will consist of four workshops over 2 days.

Day 1

10.00 Welcome and Introduction

10.30am – 12.30pm Sensory Drawing Workshop

12.30pm – 1.00pm Lunch

1.00pm – 3.30pm Exploring Hand Stitch Workshop

3.30pm – 4.00pm Reflection and Feedback

Sensory Drawing Workshop

Over the period of 2 hours you will complete 6 twenty-minute sensory drawing activities exploring line, texture and colour.

Exploring Stitch Workshop

The afternoon workshop will focus on embellishing the drawings from the morning session with hand stitch and mixed media.


I will provide all the resources and materials for the sensory drawing workshop.

Please can you bring hand stitching equipment for the afternoon session including needles, threads and scissors.

We will mainly be working in monochrome (black and white), with the introduction of some natural colours, however, the choice of colour is up to you!

Please be inventive with your choice of threads, consider colour and texture…

In addition, you could consider unconventional materials to work with (i.e. cord or wire).

Day 2

10.00am – 10.30am Welcome and Introduction

10.30am – 12.30pm Exploring Machine Stitch Workshop

12.30pm – 1.30pm Lunch

1.30pm – 3.30pm Creating Form Workshop

3.30pm – 4.00pm Reflection and Feedback

Exploring Machine Stitch Workshop

During this session,you will translate the visual studies generated the previous day into a series of textile pieces using paper and fabric.

Creating Form Workshop

During this session, you will use the pieces produced during the morning session to construct 2D designs and 3D shapes.


  • Sewing Machine
  • Threads
  • Paper pieces
  • Fabric pieces
  • Scissors