Textile Art Workshops
Start your own textile art adventure!
From the very first Jumpers and Jazz in July in 2004, the textile art workshop program has been the quiet achiever of the festival. Over 600 individuals have participated in the popular program that provides opportunities for keen beginners and curious established artists to learn from renowned textile artists.
To register for a workshop please phone or email the gallery first to check availability. p 07 4661 0434
- download registration form CLICK HERE or
- collect a form from Warwick Art Gallery or
- request a form to be emailed to you CLICK HERE
SCULPTURAL SHIBORI with Margaret Barnett
a one day workshop Mon 24 July, 9am - 4pm $80 + materials cost
Participants will learn simple shibori techniques to create an undyed sculptural piece with exhibiting artist Margaret Bennett.
FABRIC Chook Tea Cosy with Penny Eamer
a 2 day workshop Tue 25 & Wed 26 July, 9am - 4pm $160 + materials cost
This delightful chook was a past winner of the World Tea Cosy Championships! Create your own champion chicken while learning fabric sculpture techniques.
KNITTED SOCKS with Derrin Berry
a 6 hr workshop, held over two days Part 1: Sat 22 July, 9 am to midday + homework Part 2: Sunday 23 July 9am to midday $80 + materials cost
Learn how to knit your own socks in this fun two-part workshop. Participants must be comfortable knitting small gauge items in the round.
Extreme Knitting with Jacqui Fink
a three hour workshop $40 + materials cost Choose from Fri 21 July, 9am - 12pm or Sat 22 July, 1pm - 4pm
A workshop experience not to be missed! Fibre Artist Jacqui Fink has been knitting up a storm internationally with her fabulous Extreme Knitting, and we are excited to welcome her to our festival in 2017. Nurture your creative spirit in a unique workshop experience. Participants will have the opportunity to work with Jacqui’s own extreme knitting yarn that was launched in 2015. Named K1S1 (Knit One Share One), the yarn is an innovative premium felted yarn made from high quality merino wool.